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850 Avocado Ave, Newport Beach, CA 92660-7945
+1 949-718-0187
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
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Newport Beach, CA
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346 reviews
229 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 224 helpful votes
Reviewed May 24, 2015 via mobile

My husband and I absolutely love the Ahi tuna burger at Gulf Stream! It tastes amazing and could not be more delicious. Our only complaint is that they only serve it at lunch now and not on the dinner menu. Their heavenly biscuits are also divine.

Thank grlgrdgate
San Jose, Costa Rica
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284 reviews
158 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed May 21, 2015 via mobile

The food and service are good. I had the mustard ribs and they were very good. Coffee is terrible, but they have good variety of beers

Thank Ricardo A
Newport Beach, California
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161 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
Reviewed May 19, 2015

Gulfstream is one of my regular places for lunch. Their chopped salad is the best ( ask them to add chicken). The service is always good and the atmosphere is good. The noise level can get high so its not the place for a romantic dinner for two. It is also not the place for a large party as the... More 

Thank voyager52
Los Angeles, California, United States
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86 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed May 18, 2015

We were looking for seafood, but with a Cajun twist. Gulfstream really fit the bill. I had the BBQ shrimp which were really great as was my wife's sea bass. You must also get some of their biscuits, some of the best we've had anywhere. The service was also very good, although even having a reservation, we still had a... More 

Thank Jerry J
Irvine, California
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51 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed May 6, 2015

This is my favorite restaurant for seafood on the entire planet. In most restaurants, I can only eat a fraction of a seafood dish. At Gulfstream the entire plate is easily devoured. A nice portion of cooked greens is included which makes the meal an excellent protein and vegetable dish. You must have the heavenly biscuits. They don't disappoint. Gulfstream... More 

Thank Marge C
Placentia, CA
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374 reviews
258 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
Reviewed April 29, 2015

Didn't have reservations but the three of us were seated for lunch immediately. The service is friendly and efficient. Two of our party had a hamburger and said it was delicious. I had the crabcakes and it was outstanding.

Thank Tzipster
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35 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed April 22, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Very good food, ambience and service. Recommended for lunch and dinner, best to book, particularly in the evening.

Thank cobeco
Akron, Ohio
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed April 2, 2015

The hostess stated that it was impossible to accommodate a family of 5 outdoors, although the restaurant was vacant. The hostess was ridiculously rude...and so was the manager. There was obviously an absence of common sense with the management. We did have a nice, albeit pricey, meal and our waitress killed herself to try to accommodate us. So sad that... More 

Thank Reveremom
Rocklin, California
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78 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed March 30, 2015 via mobile

My husband and I stopped by here while staying in NewPort and thought it was exceptional. We actually chose to sit at the bar and had three very attentive handsome young bartenders tend to us for the next hour or two. The wine that was suggested after I shared I liked a red wine was superb! We started with shrimp... More 

Irvine, California
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63 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed March 29, 2015

Although it has a high patronage from Newport Beach yuppies, there is no denying that Gulf Stream delivers great food from a menu designed to appeal across the spectrum of taste. The excellent dining experience derives from the highest quality ingredients prepared to perfection rather than complex dishes requiring a high level of culinary skill. You understand the commitment to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Television
Good for
Romantic, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Families with children, Business meetings, Special occasions
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 850 Avocado Ave, Newport Beach, CA 92660-7945
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Newport Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 949-718-0187

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