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Pelican Grill

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
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Located at Pelican Hill Golf Club, Pelican Grill presents the quintessential California dining experience, featuring cuisine prepared with the highest-quality fresh and locally sourced foods, al fresco dining on the ocean-view terrace, and a popular lounge with two huge 9' x 6' HD TVs for viewing sports events.
PRICE RANGE
$30 - $40
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
CUISINES
American
FEATURES
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 3 days ago

My wife, 10 year old granddaughter and I had dinner at the Pelican Grill. The view from the patio dining area is spectacular. The ambiance and furnishings match the view. The service is impeccable and the food wonderful. Worth a side trip in your vacation.More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank zhusker66
Pelican_Hill_Resort, Manager at Pelican Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for choosing Pelican Grill for your special family dinner! I'm so glad that you made time in your vacation schedule to dine with us and appreciate you taking the time to share your review. We look forward to welcoming you back the next...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Pelican Grill is one of the best restaurants in Newport Beach. Elegant place and amazing food. The service is very good.More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank aahendia
Pelican_Hill_Resort, Manager at Pelican Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your kind review! We're proud to hear that Pelican Grill has become a favorite destination of yours, and we look forward to the opportunity to welcome you back for another delicious visit soon. Warm regards, Tom Donovan Managing Director, The Resort at...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place was incredible. It had a great fireplace great atmosphere the perfect view and one of my favorite things, Perrier-Jouët champagne. Rachel was great and really took care of us. On Fridays they do you happy hour, includes a half bottle of Perrier-Jouët champagne...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank CindyLou2262
Pelican_Hill_Resort, Manager at Pelican Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Cindy, I'm so glad you and your friends took advantage of our new "Half + Half" offering in the Pelican Grill Bar. Thank you for taking the time to share your kind feedback, and we look forward to welcoming you back for more sips...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After golf we decided to stay and have lunch at this delightful restaurant. An open kitchen which I love to see. Unfortunately the weather was a bit chilly so we didn’t sit out on the patio. Others did as heaters were provided. We sat in...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank gojomazjo
Pelican_Hill_Resort, Manager at Pelican Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for stopping by Pelican Grill after your golf day! I'm delighted to hear that you had a wonderful visit, and we hope to welcome you back for a meal on the ocean-view terrace soon. We appreciate your kind words and thank you again...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I made reservations for Valentines Day, not knowing that it was a fixed menu at a very over inflated price. The atmosphere is nice and the wait staff was very pleasant. Even too chatty. Where they lost us is with the mediocre food at $140...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Franklin518
Pelican_Hill_Resort, Manager at Pelican Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello Franklin, I apologize that your visit to Pelican Grill was anything less than perfect, especially on an occasion as special as Valentine's Day. I'm disappointed that our team didn't fully clarify the evening's prix fixe menu at the time of your reservation and regret...More

Reviewed February 10, 2019 via mobile

It’s beautiful place. Elegant, richy rich. Lots of beautiful expensive car. Service impeccable. Beets salad delish! Crab 🦀 cake - yum 😋. Newport sunset- refreshing!

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Janjust16
Pelican_Hill_Resort, Manager at Pelican Grill, responded to this reviewResponded February 12, 2019

I'm so glad to read that you enjoyed Pelican Grill's signature crab cakes! Thanks again for your feedback, and we look forward to welcoming you back soon. Warm regards, Tom Donovan Managing Director, The Resort at Pelican Hill

Reviewed February 10, 2019 via mobile

Great location. The resort is fantastic. The service and food are top notch. Wonderful extensive wine selection. Another must have stop. I enjoy this restaurant much better than Andrea on the main compound.More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Uco_guy
Pelican_Hill_Resort, Manager at Pelican Grill, responded to this reviewResponded February 12, 2019

Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback about Pelican Grill! We appreciate your kind words and look forward to serving you again the next time your travels bring you to Newport Coast. Warm regards, Tom Donovan Managing Director, The Resort at Pelican...More

Reviewed January 22, 2019

If you go for Restaurant Week be aware that the website is misleading as saying the $25 lunch includes 3 courses. It only includes 2. Add another $8 if you want dessert as a 3rd course. Wasn't aware of this until we were actually handed...More

Date of visit: January 2019
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Pelican_Hill_Resort, Manager at Pelican Grill, responded to this reviewResponded January 25, 2019

Hello Lv2Trav, Thank you for joining us for Newport Beach Restaurant Week, and I sincerely apologize for the miscommunication caused by the incorrect menu being posted to the Dine Newport Beach website. Please know that the correct menus are available at www.pelicangrillnb.com, and we are...More

Reviewed January 21, 2019

Very good view and food. Cocktails were very nice. We were seated inside and we had to wait much longer to get outdoor sitting in spite of our outdoor table booking. The steward was very polite and professional.They offered us a small cake on account...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Pradeep K
Pelican_Hill_Resort, Manager at Pelican Grill, responded to this reviewResponded January 25, 2019

Hello Pradeep, Thank you for choosing Pelican Grill for your daughter's birthday celebrations and for sharing your thoughtful review with us. Please share my belated birthday wishes, and we look forward to the opportunity to welcome you back to Pelican Hill soon. Warm regards, Tom...More

Reviewed January 15, 2019 via mobile

Great dinner for our group of 26 Travel Industry Executives. The service was exceptional. The facility is 7 star. Beautiful decor and captivating ocean views. The rolls are wonderful. I especially love the pretzel bread. The lobster ravioli was great and the salmon perfectly prepared....More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank big10sjunkie
Pelican_Hill_Resort, Manager at Pelican Grill, responded to this reviewResponded January 16, 2019

It was a pleasure to welcome you all to Pelican Grill! Thank you for your kind feedback about your dinner, and I'm delighted to read your party enjoyed a wonderful evening together. We look forward to welcoming you back very soon! Warm regards, Tom Donovan...More

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