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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 #3 of 393 restaurants in Newport Beach
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $20 - $40
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
Murfreesboro, Tennessee
Top Contributor
66 reviews 66 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 NEW

We dined here for once during a day of enjoying the pool. It was good, not great, and expensive! The menu had some very "unique" offerings and was large, and not what one would expect when dining by a pool. It seemed to offer more heavy entrees than anything else and I felt like I was at dinner instead of... More

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Los Angeles, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

Food took a long time to come. My kids were starving and I had to personally walk over and remind them about my kids cereal number of times.

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Chicago, Illinois
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281 reviews 281 reviews
224 restaurant reviews
117 helpful votes 117 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014 via mobile

I ate here for breakfast about four times and for lunch twice. Overall service was pretty good, the breakfast buffet was excellent although very expensive ($40pp) and the lunch was nice for a pool side place. It isn't an incredible once in a lifetime spot but for pool side with a nice view they do a good job.

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

We appreciate you taking the time to share your feedback about your dining experiences at Coliseum Pool & Grill. We hope to welcome you again soon. Kind regards, Giuseppe Lama Managing Director The Resort at Pelican Hill More

New Orleans
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35 reviews 35 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

this was our stable dining place when all else failed. Food was high quality, moderately priced. The staff here were always welcoming. Really nice and homey feel.

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

I am delighted that you enjoyed your dining experience at Coliseum Pool & Grill, as well Andrea and Pelican Grill, and your visits to Pelican Hill and Pelican Hill Golf Club. Your feedback is truly a gift, and we thank you for taking the time to share your experiences. Kind regards, Giuseppe Lama Managing Director The Resort at Pelican Hill More

Las Vegas
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78 reviews 78 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

This review is based on 2 recent meals. I so enjoyed the experience the first time, I went back again a few days later. First, this is one of several restaurants in the elegant Pelican Hill Resort and one of two in the main complex. I recommend parking at the main building even though there is a separate signed entrance... More

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

Alisa, Thank you for sharing your comments about your experience at Coliseum Pool & Grill, as well as your comments about your Resort stay. I have personally addressed your concerns with our culinary team. As we strive to provide exceptional service and memorable experiences for each and every guest, your feedback is greatly appreciated. Kind regards, Giuseppe Lama Managing Director... More

Orlando, Florida, United States
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67 reviews 67 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

Food was excellent! We ate here several times during our stay at the hotel and enjoyed every meal. For a 5 star hotel the service at this restaurant was spotty. At times the server went missing and slow. The hostess station had people working there that were a little messy in appearance. The hotel needs to work with wait staff... More

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

Alisa, Thank you for sharing your comments about your experience at Coliseum Pool & Grill, as well as your comments about your Resort stay. I have personally addressed your concerns with our culinary team. As we strive to provide exceptional service and memorable experiences for each and every guest, your feedback is greatly appreciated. Kind regards, Giuseppe Lama Managing Director... More

London, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

The service here was very good and the menu has a great choice of food. Compared to the breakfast at this hotel the prices were pretty reasonable.

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Irvine, CA
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159 reviews 159 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

A group of us had high school graduation dinner here. Good menu for the adults and kids. Comfortable outside seating overlooking the pool with the golf course and ocean in the distance. Appetizers, entrees, salads and dessert were all terrific. The table was a bit messy but our servers did a great job. It's a really nice but casual atmosphere.... More

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new jersey
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310 reviews 310 reviews
166 restaurant reviews
110 helpful votes 110 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

The food was great. Really enjoyed the huge appetizer of garlic fries. The server was excellent drinks were so good and dinner was very good but same as most restaurants but we sat outside over looking the beautiful pool and I definitly would return.

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London
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Good quality, simple food that was nice presented. The setting above the main pool is spectacular. The service was friendly and efficient. A great place to take small children.

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