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Pelican Grill

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22800 Pelican Hill Rd S, Newport Beach, CA 92657-2007 (Pelican Hill Road and Newport Coast Drive)
+1 949-612-1917
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 10:30 am - 2:30 pm
Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
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Belton, Texas
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47 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We arrived without a reservation but could find a table outside through the bar.You could order from both the bar and the dining room menu. We arrived a half hour before sunset and watched it go down over the ocean. A wonderful unexpected treat. We started with the mexican street corn which was delicious and enough for 2 or 4.... More 

Thank nancy n
Newport Beach, California
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26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Had brunch for the first time at the grill, have heard from so many it's fantastic and it truly is! 7 of us had a cozy inside table with a view and were well attended to by the friendliest staff!! Two of us asked for something off menu- lobster eggs Benedict and received one of the best brunch meals I... More 

Thank Ray L
Newport Beach, California
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The food and drinks here are great. The views from outside are good, but the sun is often in your eyes so they put the shades down. Try the fennel sausage pizza. Really nice salads too.

Thank VanessaFaustenhauser
Irvine, California
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84 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Pelican Grill truly is a one-of-a-kind restaurant in Newport Coast part of Newport Beach. The dishes are carefully created and served.

Thank Christopher M
San Diego
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160 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 443 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a nice dinner at the Coliseum at Pelican Hill. I was a little surprised that the prices weren't as expensive as I had anticipated. They had a decent menu with both some lower end choices as well as more expensive items. The Coliseum Grill fronts a large round pool. It is beautiful. This is a very nice place... More 

Thank BJRSanDiego
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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55 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went their for Sunday brunch with the children. The service was excellent and so was the food. Each of us has enjoyed this experience. Although were not seated outdoors, the live performer made it up for us indoors. In general this was a present experience and would repeat it when we visit the area again but will insist to be... More 

Thank Abasmaih
Huntington Beach, California
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were lucky to have found a window table to enjoy the sunset. Most of the food was delicious, except for my husband's pasta that arrived cold and then tasted different once redone.The service was good, but know it is a bit pricey and they don't bend on their rules to add extras.

Thank ewj2015
Rancho Santa Fe, California
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great food and killer views, especially from the deck outside. Try the tuna tar tar or the burger. Valet parking, great service and good food on both the bar side and the restaurant side.

Thank RolandFrasier
Scottsdale, Arizona
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166 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Best: drinks in the Bar, sunset view from the Terrace, Service Passable at best: most items on the menu

Thank RioMountainMike
San Diego, California
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2016

I wish I was writing a glowing review for our very first visit and a very special Birthday dinner...but I'm not. I booked weeks in advance as it was our friends birthday - and our families travel to Newport annually for the Pagent of the Masters Festival. We were very excited, we had read the reviews... but after waiting well... More 

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Pelican_Hill_Resort, General Manager at Pelican Grill, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your comments on our review page. I sincerely apologize for the poor service you received during your celebratory dinner. I understand your disappointment and appreciate your candid feedback. We would like to take a moment to speak with you to discuss your experience in detail. I will provide the contact information for... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$30 - $50
American, Gluten Free Options, Seafood, Pacific Rim
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining, Validated Parking, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special occasions, Families with children, Large groups, Romantic, Scenic view, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
10:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 22800 Pelican Hill Rd S, Newport Beach, CA 92657-2007
    (Pelican Hill Road and Newport Coast Drive)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Newport Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 949-612-1917
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.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?