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Coliseum Pool & Grill

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22701 Pelican Hill Road South, newport beach, Newport Beach, CA 92657 (Newport Coast Drive)
+1 949-612-1917
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7:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Description: An incomparably fun and intriguing place to dine, the Coliseum Pool...
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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  • 93
    Excellent
  • 32
    Very good
  • 14
    Average
  • 3
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  • 5
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 stars
Great food with an awesome view

Love having lunch here during the winter. Its very quiet, the food is delicious , courteous staff, great view.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2015
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New York City, New York
Good for:
  • Scenic view
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New York City, New York
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Love having lunch here during the winter. Its very quiet, the food is delicious , courteous staff, great view.

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Bellevue, Washington
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56 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Traveling with a big eater, he gave this wonderful poolside grill two thumbs up and left food on his plate, which is rare. My salad was a fun deviation from the normal fare on a menu. Always fresh and innovative, the grill never lets us down.

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Los Angeles
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75 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

We went for dinner 4 friends. The host was great. we had a outside table with a glorious view. Our server was very friendly and good. Everybody enjoyed the meal. We had fried Calamari, Fish, Steak, Pasta, all good. The setting was so nice we stayed there for a while after dinner and had coffee and dessert. We will be... More 

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Memphis, Tennessee
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56 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

The menu options are tempting, and the buffet is scrumptious. Omelets made to your desire, fresh CA fruit, hand made breads, and waffles or pancakes to please anyone. Wait staff are fast and friendly.

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Calabasas, California
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

Great food, great venue, was super crowded the day we were there with the hotel having 100% occupancy but the wait staff handled everything well and the only hangup was an issue with a cabana that eventually got resolved.

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Newport Beach, California
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78 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

We've eaten here many times and it's always good whether by the pool, on terrace or inside. This time we had a party of 10 so they said we couldn't all sit together outside because of fire regulations. So we sat inside. The food was excellent and lots of toys for kids to use. We ate at 8:30 on Father's... More 

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Newport Beach, California
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

I am a regular at this resort and I will now never return. They lie and cheat and create stories to kick you off property if they feel you must leave. The sad part about all this, is the fact that they go to such extent to give you a false negative image with such lies that only the dirtiest... More 

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

Patrick, I regret that you have been disappointed in your experience. In following up on the details you described here, it is my understanding that our security team was called to the restaurant due to the inappropriate behavior you exhibited toward our female servers. When a similar encounter took place a few months ago, our security officers asked you not... More 

Santa Barbara, California
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

One easy suggestion - the turkey club - to die for and vert reasonable. Outstanding service and very elegantly clad waiters.

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Linlithgow, United Kingdom
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78 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

We had dinner here twice on our visit to Newport Beach - both times were a real pleasure. Food was fantastic as was the service. Very friendly and informative waiters. The view!!!! - we ate outdoors on the terrace and witnessed two gorgeous sunsets with the spectacular backdrop of the huge circular pool and golf course. Whilst the venue is... More 

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Long Beach, California
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26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

The ambiance was wonderful - the view of the huge circle pool and sunset over the ocean was fabulous and food great!

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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: Italian, American

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 22701 Pelican Hill Road South, newport beach, Newport Beach, CA 92657
    (Newport Coast Drive)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Newport Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 949-612-1917

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20 - 40
  • Cuisine: Italian, American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Good for: Scenic view

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.
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

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