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850 Avocado Ave, Newport Beach, CA 92660-7945
949-718-0187
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Good for:
Romance
Bar scene
Local cuisine
Outdoor seating
Entertaining clients

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Visitor rating
  • 109
    Excellent
  • 69
    Very good
  • 21
    Average
  • 13
    Poor
  • 16
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
A Fun Place!

We had a great dinner here. The places is large so not too noisy. Food is great. Get a biscuit each.. Salads are all good as our the entrees. First bottle of wine has no corkage or lots of nice wines on the menu. Services wonderul! Plank roasted salmon was very good.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 25, 2015
Phyl145
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La Jolla, California
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Bar scene
  • Local cuisine
  • Outdoor seating
  • Entertaining clients
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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228 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
La Jolla, California
Top Contributor
55 reviews 55 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

We had a great dinner here. The places is large so not too noisy. Food is great. Get a biscuit each.. Salads are all good as our the entrees. First bottle of wine has no corkage or lots of nice wines on the menu. Services wonderul! Plank roasted salmon was very good.

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Caracas, Venezuela
Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

Now this place has one of the best oysters I've ever had in my life, even though I don't eat oysters all that much because I find them insipid and tasteless this were phenomenal. The biggest prawns I've seen in my life, no questions asked, period. Nice selection of beers, scotch whiskey and every other liquor you are looking for.... More 

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Montecito, California
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18 reviews 18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Grupo of seven (friends) had dinner last night at Gulfstream and enjoyed all the food that was presented (a variety of appetizers followed by their cedar plank salmon.). Solid wine list which for us meant a few bottles of Caymus. Service was friendly and attentive.

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Huntington Beach, California, United States
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181 reviews 181 reviews
133 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Gulfstream is the place to be and be seen. The bar is always lively as well as the outdoor cocktail patio where you can enjoy a cigar if you are so inclined. The dining area is spacious with a beautiful nautical décor. Patio dining is also available far from the cocktail patio. The menu includes a variety of fresh seafood... More 

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Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

The place was crowded when we came in and it was very noisy and loud. We got the already reserved table within a couple of Minutes and enjoyed looking the activities in the open kitchen meanwhile. The sea food was excellent. The beef was coal from the outside and therefore not really tasty. Just too long on the barbecue. I... More 

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Newport Beach, California
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22 reviews 22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Good food-fresh fish. Go early as it becomes very loud when crowded. Not a good place to talk. Busy bar. Portions can be small so ask server what comes with the dish. Everything is exra. Not a good place for children.

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Laguna Beach, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

Consistently good with a fresh, innovative menu that is unpretentious. The hamburger is one of the best in town with daily fresh ground beef and accompanyments. Equally as good is the Fried Shrimp with fresh made cole slaw is without equall. Go and enjoy, you won't be disappointed.

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Top Contributor
58 reviews 58 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015 via mobile

Every meal is a delicious mouth watering delight! Classy waiters and service! Enjoyed to the last bite! It's a "Gotta try!" If you are staying, visiting or just passing through town!

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San Jose del Cabo, Mexico
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70 reviews 70 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

The restaurant is very nice! Great place for people watching! Service is fast, but food is just OK! Good place to go with friends! But again not great food!

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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Me and my boyfriend made reservations for our 2 year anniversary. It has been a few years since I've been. I told them it was our anniversary dinner, nothing special was done or acknowledged. I was so excited to order the grilled artichoke, but it wasn't in season, no fault of theirs. The food was ok, definitely fresh. One course... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 850 Avocado Ave, Newport Beach, CA 92660-7945
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Newport Beach
  • Phone Number: 949-718-0187

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating, Entertaining clients

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?