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Bayside Restaurant

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American, Californian
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900 Bayside Dr, Photo on TA is NOT Bayside Newport Beach, Newport Beach, CA 92660-7460 (Bayside / PCH)
949-721-1222
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11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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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
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: New American cuisine comes to life in this custom-designed location...
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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Visitor rating
  • 38
    Excellent
  • 30
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Good service, good food

We had a lovely dinner here for a party of 4. Everyone raved about their food. I had the duck which was excellent It was a very generous portion so I ended up taking half home. The others had Chilean Sea bass, filet mignon, and sirloin steak. We were celebrating our daughters birthday so... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 14, 2015
Jean1S
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Gulfport, Florida
Good for:
  • Casual Elegant
  • Doing business
  • Outdoor seating
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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Gulfport, Florida
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4 reviews 4 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

We had a lovely dinner here for a party of 4. Everyone raved about their food. I had the duck which was excellent It was a very generous portion so I ended up taking half home. The others had Chilean Sea bass, filet mignon, and sirloin steak. We were celebrating our daughters birthday so they brought a complimentary chocolate cake... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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182 reviews 182 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

I would say over all this place was worth the visit. The service was excellent, though a few errors happened along the way. I will say that the price is high for the quality of food received. This is expected in this extremely spendy region of California, but overall, I would try a few other places before coming back here... More 

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Carlsbad, California
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

Four of us had lunch here today, for a Christmas get-together, and were disappointed in the service, the noise, and the food. Granted, a Friday with many office parties happening, so the reason for the noise, but the service was almost unacceptably slow, having to ask for one coffee refill several times. My squash soup was presented nicely, but not... More 

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Puyallup, Washington
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

We arrived at 5pm on a Sunday. Parking lot was nearly empty, but they still required that we valet park the car. A bit strange considering we had already parked. We were seated by the hostess, but she didn't leave us any menus. It was about ten minutes before we got menus. The waitress was new and kind of unsure... More 

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Senior Contributor
40 reviews 40 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

The restaurant is in a great location for dining with friends and for special occasions. The music and ambience is lively and the bar is great for meeting people but a little loud.Unfortunately when you are paying over $100 for two people for dinner, you are to expect excellent food from the kitchen. I had the shrimp rissoto, which can... More 

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Yorba Linda, California
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16 reviews 16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014 via mobile

My wife & I have dined here many times. The food is consistently delicious. Service is attentive. You can dine in the dining room or the bar side. We prefer the bar side; it's lively with pretty good jazz. Worth your time. A very pleasant dining experience.

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Moreno Valley, California, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

This place was excellent, the appetizer was very cute and delish. The presentation of the food was my favorite. We had the filet mignon "sweetheart" style. I would definitely recommend this location. You get what you pay for...

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Top Contributor
98 reviews 98 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

I am not a big eater so a restaurant offering great and reasonably priced appetizers would be my choice. This restaurant offers good food at a good price during the Happy Hours. They often have entertainment in the bar area in the evening but I find the music somewhat now for carrying on any conversation.

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Newport Beach, California
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

It has great food and service and unlike most restaurants in Newport Beach, it has a lovely quiet atmosphere where you can actually hear each other talk during dinner! It's one of our favorites!

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Trumbull, CT
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41 reviews 41 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

I tend to rate my dining experiences leading with service and ambiance, followed by the actual food. My opinion is that anyone can do great food, it's the atmosphere surrounding the table and the experience that is remembered. I felt welcomed the minute I came in the door...great room, great waitstaff, knowledgeable and not afraid to recommend a drink. Food... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 900 Bayside Dr, Photo on TA is NOT Bayside Newport Beach, Newport Beach, CA 92660-7460
    (Bayside / PCH)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Newport Beach
  • Phone Number: 949-721-1222

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 21 - 30
  • Cuisine: American, Californian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Doing business, Outdoor seating

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.
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?