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Coliseum Pool & Grill

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22701 Pelican Hill Rd S, newport beach, Newport Beach, CA 92657-2008 (Newport Coast Drive)
+1 949-612-1917
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Orange County, California
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219 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

More than four years since our group began making this one of our preferred lunch locations... and it is still a wonderful setting. Stunning views, interesting variety of lunch options, careful thoughtful attention down to additional cushions for ladies who find the large chairs a little too large. It is easy to let the afternoon slip by...

Thank anita w
Carmel, California
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338 reviews
220 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This is easily My favorite restaurant and setting ... The ambiance and setting is amazing. But, the food and the service are equally fantastic. A never miss for us in Newport

Thank rthau
Chicago, Illinois
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55 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

this huge infinity pool is one depth so is great for lounging on floats. waiters are ready to set your chairs up with towels and bring drinks and food.

Thank sorloff
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146 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful view, nice live music, great service and good food. We dined in the patio overlooking the pool. There was a little bit of a wait to be seated. My daughter had the gluten free penne with Alfredo sauce and grilled chicken and chocolate gelato. They have an all in one pasta and gelato for $16 for kids. We ordered... More 

Thank Cheyenne P
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Guests staying at the resort can't take their breakfast outside! They've mentioned to make a reservation a day before, we did 3 days before, not possible and reservation lost (again)

Thank 520philipv
Houston, Texas
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

For breakfast or lunch a great place with a beautiful view of the pool & golf course. The quality of food is great and they have a nice selection on the menu. Service is excellent!! Also very family friendly. Don't worry, if you don't want to be near kids, there is plenty of tables to choose from so you can... More 

Thank michele77024
San Diego
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33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was an easy drive from our Newport Beach Hotel and a wonderful escape for breakfast. The drive in was beautiful and Dining was at the side of a huge circular pool, with a view over the golf course and to the ocean. They offered a large buffet as well as a menu (though the waiter said most menu items... More 

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

Good restaurant majority of the time, went there a few times during our trip. I loved the beat salad and the shrimp and pepper appetizer (can't remember what the pepper was called). The strawberry short cake was delicious as well, it was fairly small but worked for a portion size after a huge meal. Service most times was absolutely perfect... More 

Thank Cubacrissy99
Newport Beach, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016

With beautiful views, great ambience, wnderful service..what can go wrong.. Rasted Mary's chicken. The chicken had a loose fatty skin on it, and the chcken had a lot of fat. When my husband removed the fatty skin and removed the fatty meat, the plate looked as if it has a pile of blubber on it. The waitress took it to... More 

Thank bsmetko
Pelican_Hill_Resort, General Manager at Coliseum Pool & Grill, responded to this review

I appreciate you taking the time to share your candid feedback on our review page. I am disappointed to read that your recent experience fell short of your expectations and our goals. Please know that I will personally address your comments with our culinary staff, as we strive to heighten the overall experience in the future. Once again, I sincerely... More 

Los Angeles, California
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383 reviews
219 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 160 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016

We had our mom's birthday brunch here with about 25 people for brunch. It's a little pricey for what you get, but the view, service and location are worth it. There was a nice selection of food, fresh fruit, omelette station, fresh smoothies, pastries and some bacon and sausage. It was nice that we were able to fit a big... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$20 - $40
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Scenic view, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 22701 Pelican Hill Rd S, newport beach, Newport Beach, CA 92657-2008
    (Newport Coast Drive)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Newport Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 949-612-1917
An incomparably fun and intriguing place to dine, the Coliseum Pool & Grill overlooks the "scene" at the strikingly iconic Coliseum Pool, back-dropped by the Pacific Ocean. American favorites on the superbly prepared menu runs the gamut from pizzas, panini and sandwiches to seafood dishes, pastas, specialty salads and even smoothies.

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