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Blackie's by the Sea


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Bar, Pub, American
Lunch, Late Night, Drinks
Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible

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Special Sandwich
Hot Dog
Chili Dog
Cheese Sandwich
Extra Cheese
Pickled Egg
Beer Nuts
King B Jerky
Whole Peanuts
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

most defintely the 'locals' place. we stopped in for a quick shot of vitamin "T"; aka tequila. was served in a cocktail glass; very liberal pour was much appreciated!

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank biolll
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's a dive. You have to be up for lowering your standards when you go in. Yes it does have that surfing beach bar attitude. But it's still a dive. Yes it's on the beach, but besides that it is really no big deal except...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Randy2353
Reviewed July 21, 2019

Bartenders refused to serve my African American friend and stated that he is not welcomed. Just spreading the awareness.

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank Luis M
Reviewed December 24, 2018

It's a Beer Bar that's been there a long long long time at the Newport Pier, smack dab on the Beach. You can sit in there and watch the Surfers while sucking down a few cold ones. Used to be able to see the Dorymen...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank jmichaelgraves
Reviewed December 20, 2018

10/16 1st time in CA, Locals here were awesome! Met a hairdresser from my then home state of KS, super sweet, Pineapple, what a smile, and a Hollywood etc., lighting guy, who lhad the "greatest wife". I am returning next week for Chri stmas and...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank lovemesomebeach4me
Reviewed October 2, 2018

Terrible treatment of myself, my sister and a girlfriend. The bartenders and bouncer were rude, verbally violent and physically "removed" my sister and friend form the bar for no apparent reason. The bar closes at 1am and at 12:45, the bartender was yelling at us...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank SeniorRye
Reviewed September 28, 2018 via mobile

Stopped in here for a beer. Did get some looks from regulars but not for long. Decent beer and great 80s music on. Best of course is double the price of my home area in England. California is expensive!!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank mrabbit
Reviewed January 3, 2018

Bar was filled with locals and treated us like one of them. Beer was ice cold and place was great with many TVs

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank David W
Reviewed December 3, 2017 via mobile

William "Blackie" Blackstock founded Blackie's By The Sea in 1953. Back then, Newport Beach was only a summer vacation spot. Local surfers named the beach "Blackie's Beach", as it was the only structure they could see from the water. Today, Blackie's remains a Newport Beach...More

Date of visit: November 2017
1  Thank AVH1313
Reviewed April 6, 2017 via mobile

If you're there for the first time, you might be overwhelmed and under appreciated by the locals. Just kick back and enjoy the super cold beer and the crap on the walls.

Date of visit: April 2017
1  Thank yogiacomo
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