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850 Avocado Ave, Newport Beach, CA 92660-7945
949-718-0187
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Romance
Bar scene
Local cuisine
Outdoor seating
Entertaining clients
Breakfast/Brunch
Lunch
Dinner
Reservations
Late Night

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  • 107
    Excellent
  • 67
    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
Nice noisy ambiance

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 20, 2015
Markus B
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Bar scene
  • Local cuisine
  • Outdoor seating
  • Entertaining clients
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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224 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
13 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
Senior Reviewer
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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Senior Contributor
41 reviews 41 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

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
Top Contributor
69 reviews 69 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 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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Corona del Mar, California, United States
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55 reviews 55 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

Gulfstream is the perfect place to stop for a glass of wine before dinner or if you're meeting friends. The patio area is heated and has fire pits and in the summer time it's really nice to sit outside and enjoy the beautiful weather. Wine selection is pretty good, the fish here is always fresh and they have small plates... More 

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Huntington Beach, California
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

The place is noisy. Locals probably call it energetic. Menu limited for me but I did love the trio of hummus, avocado and trout spreads, especially the trout spread. The smoked salmon appetizer was yummy too. The rest of menu is of no interest to me. We had champagne and I found the glasses an odd shape for my favorite... More 

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Newport Beach, California
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

This little crab place is expensive . The food is fresh but there is no view and in my opinion a tourist trap. In the summer you see lines of tourist waiting to get in. Nothing great about this place except their marketing.

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Top Contributor
57 reviews 57 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Service was very good as well as the food. Had the "Duke" a filet for john Wayne, very well done, a little under medium cooked, but regardless it was good. Very nice contemporary atmosphere.

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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?