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Andrea at Pelican Hill

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22701 Pelican Hill Rd S, Newport Beach, CA 92657-2008 (Newport Coast Drive)
+1 949-612-1917
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5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wed - Sun 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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Sunny Isles Beach, Florida
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19 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The reason I say pretty good and not excellent is the value. The appetizers are great, the main courses good but not great. The dover sole (expensive) needed more lemon and was not worth $55. I also thought the Halibut was overpriced. The pasta was also good but not great. I would probably recommend going with the meat dishes. The... More 

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Kuwait
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47 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Friendly staff, excellent service, amazing food and nice ambiance. Loved the artichoke salad, fillet mignon and wild salmon.

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Scottsdale, Arizona, United States
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28 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a magical place. We sat on the terrace and enjoyed an amazing sunset. First, the grounds are nothing less than perfect. Rose bushes, perfectly manicured hedges, well maintained pathways, etc. the restaurant is equally cared for. The food is excellent and the service is attentive. The prices are actually less than I expected for the quality and overall... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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126 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The view over the pool and down towards the golf course/sea is truly breathtaking. The food itself, is not.

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California
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140 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 300 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

No more fresh orchids, no trio of fresh white rosebuds in crystal vases on each table. Now there are wrinkled tablecloths, and cheaper menus that the original beautiful ostrich skin (?) ones. these just are some of the subtle cutbacks in quality. New tables for four have been crammed in between the existing large semicircular booths, which means there will... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016 via mobile

I understand presentation is big and I stay at fancy places all the time but the fact that literally in 2 bites my food was gone and To it off it wasn't even that good! Spend $500 else where that has a better view bigger portion size and tasty food! If you stay at Pelican Hill got to the Pelican... More 

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Pelican_Hill_Resort, General Manager at Andrea at Pelican Hill, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the share your candid feedback. I apologize if your dining experience was anything less than perfect. I understand your disappointment and have followed up with our chef to address your concerns. I appreciate your perspective and hope we will have an opportunity to serve you better in the future. Kind regards, Giuseppe Lama Managing Director The... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016 via mobile

Wow this place is amazing! They even make their own pasta. The general manager (Derek) super friendly very helpful and really knew how to run the place. My friend had the steak and I had the pasta. We walked out ten pounds happier! We will be coming back

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016 via mobile

Where to begin- I have been going since the beginning and I USED TO LOVE THIS PLACE! It is unrecognizable from where it started! I can't believe that someone would change this restaurant/resort into what it has become- terrible food, flip flops, t- shirts, shorts, kids, crowded area, etc. PIZZA and spaghetti on the menu/at the "fine dining resturant"- are... More 

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Pelican_Hill_Resort, General Manager at Andrea at Pelican Hill, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post your candid thoughts on our review page. Please know that at Pelican Hill, we review and consider each guest's comments carefully. Our recent changes in Andrea were a response to a popular request for a more relaxed and comfortable dining experience. As a loyal guest, I do understand your disappointment and apologize... More 

Fresno, California
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211 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016

really the appetizers at the Olive Garden are more flavorful and enjoyable. This place was a disappointment. However the mixed drinks were very good. Maybe the main course offerings are better but judging from the appetizers it's highly unlikely I would return here unless I was entertaining for business and wanted the view.

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Pelican_Hill_Resort, General Manager at Andrea at Pelican Hill, responded to this review

Thank you for taking a moment to post your candid feedback on our review page. I sincerely apologize that your dining experience did not meet your expectations with regards to menu selection. Please know that our chef has taken note of your comments, as we strive to heighten the areas of disappointment that you mentioned. We hope to welcome you... More 

London, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

I ate a very enjoyable meal here with a friend. We went for dinner. Great service and excellent quality food. A lovely experience all round. Job done.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$25 - $100
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining, Validated Parking
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Scenic view, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Monday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Thursday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Friday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Saturday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 22701 Pelican Hill Rd S, Newport Beach, CA 92657-2008
    (Newport Coast Drive)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Newport Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 949-612-1917
Description
The unprecedented attention to detail in Andrea, to recreate storied culinary traditions and classic dishes bursting with the true flavors of Italy, has resulted in remarkable Northern Italian cuisine, with Tuscan influences in particular, that rivals the nation's top Italian restaurants.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?