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Wildfish Seafood Grille

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1370 Bison Ave, Newport Beach, CA 92660-9071
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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All hours
Sun 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 4:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Nashville, Tennessee
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38 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We had a table of 8 people that had just met, and those of us that ordered the seafood thought that the food was amazing; the steak people thought that it was very good but not great.

Thank jtt37
New York
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16 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I used to love this place for Happy Hour. Inexpensive good choices of food on special, nice glasses of wine at good prices. I also went to dinner there 3 or four times. The sea bass was great. The issue is: The restaurant food is good, but it is very, very expensive, and doesn't come with anything. The bar, now... More 

Thank Sienna G
Irvine, California
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36 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a fabulous birthday dinner at Wildfish. The seafood as well as the steak (filet) were fantastic, so were the lobster taco appetizer. Not surprisingly, the dessert was scrumptious as well. The ambience was classy and the service left nothing to be desired. We are going to be back!

Thank Rene R
Mission Viejo, California
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great good , very fun ambiance, one of the best Happy Hour menus in town! Thursday nights great place to be!

Thank susannsteve
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We came for the happy hour. Not the cheapest happy hour but food was very good and the spicy margarita was excellent . Enjoyed the meal.

Thank Oxy1
San Diego, CA
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33 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2016

We visit friends in Irvine and each time we go to Wildfish Seafood Grill for dinner. The restaurant is very attractive and the service is excellent. They are attentive and friendly which adds to the ambience. The food is also delicious. It is a bit pricey, but the quality of the fish is superior. We had the Crab and Corn... More 

Thank unlevin
Aliso Viejo
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114 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2016

The atmosphere is very mediocre and only the bar was busy, I have been here before but its been awhile and now I remembered why I stopped going there. Our server Katherine was solid but the cocktails were GROSSLY OVER PRICED and the food was BAD and very overpriced as well. If you want to spend good money for BAD... More 

Thank Edunbar3
Thousand Oaks, United States
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46 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2016

Our group of four were celebrating anniversaries and decided that this would be a logical choice based on reviews. We made a reservation in advance. When we arrived, we had to wait a little to be seated (the place was busy but there were several table open). Our waiter was very good and after ordering beverages, we also brought along... More 

Thank Robert G
Mountain View, Arkansas
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1,105 reviews
579 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 504 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2016

My wife and I went with three other friends to Wildfish for dinner during our visit to the National Drug Court Conference in June. Wildfish is an upscale restaurant with excellent service. My wife had the Fuji apple salad and shared the lobster and shrimp bisque with me. For my entree, I had the Alaskan halibut. The food and service... More 

Thank Razorfish
Cypress, California
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131 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2016

Our good friends took me out for my birthday to this restaurant in Newport Beach knowing that I love seafood and having researched the good reviews about the place. It’s convenient for us to get there from North OC via 73, a toll road, exiting on Bison just before there was a toll. The restaurant is in a nice new... 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
American, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups, Bar scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1370 Bison Ave, Newport Beach, CA 92660-9071
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Newport Beach
  • Phone Number: 949.720.9925
Wildfish Seafood Grille is committed to offering fresh prime seafood, aged USDA prime steaks, creative cocktails, and an award winning wine list. Set in a casual, contemporary atmosphere focused around the combined energy of the centerpiece bar and lounge, innovative oyster & raw bar, open-air patio and exhibition kitchen. The menu is made up of imaginative creations prepared fresh with superior quality seafood, utilizing the best preparations, and simple, light sauces to enhance the delicate flavors. The Wildfish Seafood Grille restaurant and patio bars are the place to be for HAPPY HOUR! Enjoy a selection of 1/2 price appetizers,$6 martinis and wines by the glass from 4 to 7 pm seven nights a week, and all night on Sundays and Mondays. Planning an event? The patio is the perfect place to host your next business outing, private party, special event or any large group. Join us at Wildfish Seafood Grille Where Prime Seafood, USDA Prime Steaks and Good Times are always in season.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?