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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
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wed - Sun 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one of those places you must never neglect. Service, quality, decor, acknowledgment ... all meet and exceed what is expected of a restaurant. Bravo.

Thank Julio B
Indianapolis, Indiana
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food is excellent with a view to die for. All the dishes we ordered were very good. Our orders ranged from veal to pasta to steak. Everyone was very pleased with their selections. Overall, an great option on property (which means they will transport you to and from your villa to the restaurant) to experience a fantastic meal and... More 

Thank MrsW93
Dorking, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Whatever you choose to eat will be fabulous but make sure you try the Risotto and Gelato made fresh daily.

Thank pinkpookie
Santa Monica, California
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19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Andrea Ristorante is Pelican Resort's fine dining restaurant that serves great (northern) Italian food , a well-curated wine list with a patio that overlooks the Pacific ocean. Reserve your table at the right time and you will be rewarded with the most stunning sunsets this side of Southern California. The pasta is made in-house and the olive oil is especially... More 

Thank TheAmbitionista
Mission Viejo, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2016

They had a set menu with 4 courses to celebrate their Italian Festival. Everything was delicious. The Wine Pairings were perfect and they had a Sommelier to explain anything you wanted to know. This truly was a wonderful evening. You shouldn't miss it. The Ambience is perfect and the views are the best but get there before sunset if you... More 

Thank Richard V
Fountain Valley, California
2 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016

Only good thing Is the superb view. Apart from that,the food arrived warm and not tasting great, portions were small , service exceedingly slow. In brief, dissatisfied with experience

Thank elie115
Pelican_Hill_Resort, Manager at Andrea at Pelican Hill, responded to this review

Elie, We appreciate you taking the time to share your feedback on our Yelp page, and I apologize that your recent brunch at Andrea fell short of your expectations. To improve the overall guest experience, I have personally addressed your concerns about portion size and service delays with Andrea’s management and culinary staff. I would also like to take this... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 4, 2016

There were several of us who ate there, and when it was time for the bill, the restaurant wouldn't divide it by couple, even though we were all staying there. Really not OK. It would have been fine to just divide the bill evenly. We weren't asking the waiter to figure out what everyone ate. But no luck. The food... More 

Thank TRDesk
Nashville, Tennessee
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49 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 26, 2016

The risotto for two prepared at table side on a beautiful September evening with a great bottle of Italian wine with a view across a manicured golf course and the ocean...that's what we can an evening well-spent.

Thank jtt37
Newport Beach, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 20, 2016

They have a special pasta vault where they keep the pasta temp controlled and fresh made daily. You can taste the difference

Thank VanessaFaustenhauser
Irvine, California
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60 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2016

Andrea at Pelican Hill offers fantastic, freshly prepared dishes and equally fantastic atmosphere. Andrea is a great place for a romantic lunch or dinner with that special someone.

Thank Christopher M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$25 - $100
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, Families with children, Scenic view, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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
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 have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?