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Bayside Restaurant

900 Bayside Dr, Photo on TA is NOT Bayside Newport Beach, Newport Beach, CA 92660-7460
949-721-1222
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Ranked #18 of 395 Restaurants in Newport Beach
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Price range: $21 - $30
Hours:
Sun - Wed 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thu 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Fri 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: American, Californian
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Good for: Doing business, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Bayside / PCH
Description: New American cuisine comes to life in this custom-designed location overlooking the harbor in Newport Beach, California. Award-winning Executive Chef Paul Gstrein brings culinary drama to his inventive dishes for lunch, dinner and the enormously popular Champagne Sunday Brunch. Lunch, dinner or brunch dining may all be enjoyed al fresco on our wrap-around patio, made comfortable with built-in heaters and sun drapes. Complementing the kitchen is a circular glass wine cellar that boasts more than 2500 bottles of wine favorites from around the world.
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Bethlehem, PA, USA
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50 reviews 50 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

An excellent recommendation by the Hyatt Regency concierge. Nice view of the bay. Food was great. Rack of lamb was outstanding and scallops were very good. Nice presentation of the food. They provided a free dessert to celebrate our anniversary, which was a surprise and really nice.

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Huntington Beach, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 via mobile

Huge thanks to the staff-had a delightful meal- followed by what was supposed to be a shuttle to a nearby concert venue. When the shuttle was a no/show, they arranged for a valet attendant to drive us over and back in the owners car. WAY above and beyond-we're raging fans!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

We decided to take bayside up on the shuttle service to the Hilton reporter concert Threes easy it works is you have dinner at the restaurant before threes concert and the offer a free shuttle Problem was, the contracted service student show To make it up to us, the for one of threes valets to take us in the restaurant... More

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Phoenix, Arizona
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36 reviews 36 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014 via mobile

Yes, the food was very good, nice presentation, service was excellent ( server was Mavie), reservation easy to acquire and was on time but there was not any 'Wow' factor to the place. And not that there has to be but something to separate it from the big chains like a Fleming's would be a treat. The filet mignon was... More

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Germantown, Tennessee
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102 reviews 102 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014 via mobile

I went with a group on a Saturday night and was treated to a wonderful meal. Our waiter Larry was outstanding and made wonderful menu suggestions. We all left saying we would definitely return.

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
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26 reviews 26 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

Excellent spot for dinner. One night we ate inside, three nights later we ate outside. Same waiter (Sora) and he remembered what the 3 of us had to drink!! Impressive. Food both Seafood and Filets were great, they pour a great drink and the atmosphere is cool with a view of boats etc. You should go there

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Top Contributor
87 reviews 87 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

My husband, son and I had made a reservation for Sunday brunch at 1:30. When we arrived, we were told the only table they had available was behind a piano and the singer that performs during brunch. I asked if there was any other table available and was told we would have to wait a long time to get another... More

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Fernandina Beach, Florida
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51 reviews 51 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

Who would think that the best venison my husband ever ate, could be had in Newport Beach CALIF at the Bayside? Well it was just superb. But even better was the Octopus appetizer - very unique preparation that was a feast for the senses and NOT too filling. The Halibut was perfectly cooked but a bit bland. Nice wine selections.

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Irvine, California
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15 reviews 15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

Very nice restaurant with a great location. Atmosphere inside is great, also looks out to Balboa Island and some beautiful houses. The happy hour here has some really good items that are decently priced. It can get a little busy on the weekends and sometimes you will need a reservation, but overall I've always had a really good experience at... More

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Dallas, Texas
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25 reviews 25 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

We had a terrific dinner last night of perfectly cooked crab cakes and a grilled salmon filet over bok choy. The menu has a variety of choices including steaks and rack of lamb. When you go, ask to sit on the bar side. A small trio or a pianist is always entertaining. The bar side is a "scene" , the... More

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