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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: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, 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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  • 96
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  • 33
    Very good
  • 14
    Average
  • 3
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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 Lovely View

We were staying at the Resort at Pelican Hill, so we had breakfasts, a lunch, and a dinner here. The food is consistently good, presentation beautiful and the view of the pool area is so nice!

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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  • Scenic view
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English first
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80 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

We were staying at the Resort at Pelican Hill, so we had breakfasts, a lunch, and a dinner here. The food is consistently good, presentation beautiful and the view of the pool area is so nice!

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Los Angeles, California
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18 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Stayed at the resort for the weekend (6/25 - 6/26) and ate here three times. The service was great and the food wonderful. We had missed breakfast on Sunday - slept a little too late! - and weren't really interested in the buffet which was the only breakfast option by the time we arrived in the restaurant. Our server, Jessi,... More 

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Anaheim Hills, California
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39 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

The food is pretty good probably no worth the money you pay but remember you are paying for the views and the ambiance. The staff if very friendly and beautiful! I'm not kidding every server we had there was gorgeous!

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

We did the afternoon buffet on Father's day! If you like fried chicken then you will be really pleased with what they serve on their buffet. corn on the cob is really good. their seafood buffet is very good.

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New York City, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

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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27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

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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36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

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 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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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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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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?