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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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Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, 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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  • 90
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  • 31
    Very good
  • 14
    Average
  • 3
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    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 stars
Beautiful setting

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.

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 29, 2015
Karenjo G
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Calabasas, California
Good for:
  • Scenic view
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Calabasas, California
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

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 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015 NEW

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 15 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 36 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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San Antonio, Texas
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227 reviews
197 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

Had calamari sauce that came with it sweet and sour. Not great.Then we had. Hot dogs the rolls where not fresh stale .Saurkraut. Was from a can. Would never go back.

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North Bend, Washington
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98 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

An absolutely lovely place to have a relaxing meal. Park your car yourself and save the valet fee. The restaurant looks very expensive but is affordable and well worth every penny.

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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35 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

cool location, great views, great people watching, food was very ordinary poolside food that was WAY overpriced.

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Palm Springs, California
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52 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

A very special spot, tucked inside the upscale Pelican Hill resort, also open to the public, This spot is thier version of a coffee shop overlooking the largest circular pool in the hemisphere.We came for lunch without a reservation, but they accomodated us on a monday (valet parking your only option) We had a sandwich and sat outside, Our waiter... 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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