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Coliseum Pool & Grill

22701 Pelican Hill Road South, newport beach, Newport Beach, CA 92657
+1 949-612-1917
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Ranked #8 of 395 Restaurants in Newport Beach
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $20 - $40
Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: American, Italian
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Good for: Outdoor seating, Scenic view
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Newport Coast Drive
Description: An incomparably fun and intriguing place to dine, the Coliseum Pool & Grill overlooks the "scene" at the strikingly iconic Coliseum Pool, back-dropped by the Pacific Ocean. American favorites on the superbly prepared menu runs the gamut from pizzas, panini and sandwiches to seafood dishes, pastas, specialty salads and even smoothies.
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English first
Top Contributor
54 reviews 54 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 NEW

It was a beautiful pool and clean. It wasn't too crowded in the pool but it was a bit tricky to find seats for everyone. The food and drinks were good but the service was slow.

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Newport Beach, California, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

This is a great place to enjoy good food and great view of the pool and ocean. Perfect to go with family or friends.

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New Jersey
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20 reviews 20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Great assortment of delicious foods facing the most scenic pool area and golf course. Always a new selection of soups and salads.

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Laguna Niguel, California
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

1- I made several reservations for lunch and dinner, almost everytime they could not find my name and we had to wait, although I gave them the name of the contact. 2- Server seems not like their job and serve with kind of anger and unpleasant. Food was served wrong and they did not offer to replace. Such a beautifu... More

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PelicanHillResort, General Manager at Coliseum Pool & Grill, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts about your recent visit to Coliseum Pool & Grill. I sincerely regret the unfortunate service experience that fell short of your expectations and our goals. Your detailed comments will help us improve upon the experience you encountered, which is a rare exception to the Five-Star standards that Coliseum Pool &... More

Newport Beach, California
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Although I'm very close to this place geographically, I had not visited before until we got invited to a graduation dinner. My preconceived opinion of this place is that everything here would be $300 per plate at any of the restaurants because Pelican Hill is such an upscale hotel and establishment that caters to the Fortune 500 crowd pretty exclusively.... More

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Antioch, Illinois, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

Beautiful views at sunset. Food was very good but took a long time for service to come to the table, and then quite a long time for it to be prepared (especially considering my food was raw fish). Dessert 'bites' were amazing. Staff was extremely friendly but they seemed understaffed as we didn't see our server as often as needed.

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Mt laurel
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

Ate at three location within Pelican Hill and this was by far the worst. Hostess couldn't really be bothered to have a terrace table cleaned off so we could sit outside but a waiter intervened. Once seated service (different waiter) slow and inattentive. Had the pizza which was very poor, especially compared to what is offered in the Grill Room.... More

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PelicanHillResort, General Manager at Coliseum Pool & Grill, responded to this review

Marc, Thank you for taking the time to post your feedback about your experience with us. I’m disappointed to read that your visit was not a positive experience, especially knowing that you enjoyed dining at Pelican Grill. I have addressed your concerns regarding service and food with the restaurant manager and our culinary professionals, so we may continue to heighten... More

Long Beach, California
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

For 2 years now we have had a Mother-Daughter reunion and gone to brunch at the Coliseum Pool & Grill at Pelican Hill Resort. The food is tasty and the view spectacular! We love outdoor dining! We highly recommend trying it out next time you're in the Newport Beach - Crystal Cove area.

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San Francisco, California
Senior Contributor
49 reviews 49 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Service and food were impeccable. My fiance and I had a nice time and loved the views of the pool. We will go back.

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Grand cayman
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24 reviews 24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

We had heard good things about this grill. We had to many people to sit by the pool so we were inside pretty much alone. Food was average. Some of us enjoyed our meals and some didn't. Service was good.

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Additional Information about Coliseum Pool & Grill

Address: 22701 Pelican Hill Road South, newport beach, Newport Beach, CA 92657
Phone Number: +1 949-612-1917
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Newport Beach
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 20 - 40
Cuisine: American, Italian

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