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Bluewater Grill Seafood Restaurant & Oyster Bar

630 Lido Park Dr, Newport Beach, CA 92663-4442
+1 949-675-3474
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Overview
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good32%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“seafood” (104 reviews)
“sand dabs” (15 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
CUISINES
American, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
630 Lido Park Dr, Newport Beach, CA 92663-4442
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1 - 10 of 589 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

Great atmosphere and view of the yachts. Food was well worth it. The oysters Rockefeller was type you dream about.....delicious! We all tried tge bloody Mary's. ..spicy...great. Meals...Lemon pepper Maui Maui...may have been the best dish. Wife loved the snapper fillet...brother ...Bara Mundy fish......daughter linguine...More

Thank jhkruns
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I’m so glad I found the restaurant while passing through Newport. After days of meetings I wanted a water view, a great menu & wine list. It’s was a little chilly but the patio is well equipped with heaters above each table. The calm chowder...More

Thank Jbyelle
Bluewater_Management, Manager at Bluewater Grill Seafood Restaurant & Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear Jbyelle, Thank you for the great five star review and your kind words. Our clam chowder is definitely a house favorite! We truly appreciate it because it contributes to the success of our business and it also helps raise the morale of the entire...More

Reviewed 3 days ago

My wife and I visited Newport Beach for 14 days, and we brought our 15-month old son. This brings unique challenges come dinner time, and we found the Bluewater Grill up to the task. The staff was friendly and went out of their way to...More

Thank EJ_Wagenmakers
Bluewater_Management, Manager at Bluewater Grill Seafood Restaurant & Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear EJ_Wagenmakers, Thank you for the great five star review and your kind words. We are thrilled with your high recommendation and that you enjoyed your multiple visits with us! We truly appreciate it because it contributes to the success of our business and it...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

The seafood dishes are sooooo delicious. I could eat fish every day if tasted that good! Love this place.More

Thank rasclimenti
Bluewater_Management, Manager at Bluewater Grill Seafood Restaurant & Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear rasclimenti, Thank you for the great five star review and your kind words. Your review was such a joy to read! We truly appreciate it because it contributes to the success of our business and it also helps raise the morale of the entire...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food was better than the entrance may have indicated. Large portions of fresh and flavorful seafood made this a great choice. We were seated in the back, this place is large with waterfront deck dining. A dedicated crowd was in the bar off to...More

Thank 2-2th-dox
Bluewater_Management, Manager at Bluewater Grill Seafood Restaurant & Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear 2-2th-dox, Thank you for the good four star review and your comments regarding our menu items! We appreciate it because it contributes to the success of our business and it also helps raise the morale of the entire staff. Everybody likes to hear when...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you're sporting for a moderately less expensive dinner, with TOTAL flair, and great current seafood, then this is the place. Many locals, boaters and flashy folks eat here. A little bit tough to find, so use your GPS. The $4 valet is totally worth...More

Thank Nels F
Bluewater_Management, Manager at Bluewater Grill Seafood Restaurant & Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Nels F, Thank you for the good four star review and your comments. Your review was a pleasure to read! We appreciate it because it contributes to the success of our business and it also helps raise the morale of the entire staff. Everybody...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Happy hour fish bites and oysters, house wines all excellent. Sanddabs and mussels from the regular menu were very good. Best was the waitress Tamara!More

Thank 754knowwhatilike
Bluewater_Management, Manager at Bluewater Grill Seafood Restaurant & Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear 754knowwhatilike, Thank you for the great five star review and your kind words. Our happy hour fish bites and oysters are definitely house favorites! We truly appreciate it because it contributes to the success of our business and it also helps raise the morale...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stopped here on our trip up the PCH for lunch. Food, drinks and service were excellent. Had the crab cakes which were mostly lump crab meat, not a lot of filler, they were delicious. Bloody Mary's excellent with just enough of a kick to them....More

Thank Frankiegg06
Bluewater_Management, Manager at Bluewater Grill Seafood Restaurant & Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Frankiegg06, Thank you for the great five star review and your kind words. We are glad you enjoyed your dining experience with us! We truly appreciate it because it contributes to the success of our business and it also helps raise the morale of...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I have been visiting SoCal for 25 years largely because my sister-in-law and brother-in-law live there. We've been to Bluewater Grill probably 20 times, but never wrote about it, so here goes. On our most recent visit (a few weeks ago) we...More

Thank teefore2
Bluewater_Management, Manager at Bluewater Grill Seafood Restaurant & Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear teefore2, Thank you for the good four star review and your comments. We appreciate it because it contributes to the success of our business and it also helps raise the morale of the entire staff. Everybody likes to hear when they are doing a...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One of my go-to seafood restaurants, I most recently dined at Bluewater Grill earlier this month for their French Bouillabaisse versus Italian Cioppino battle. Love the warm sourdough bread to start, saved some to dunk in the broth and they brought more when I ran...More

Thank chris4arts
Bluewater_Management, Manager at Bluewater Grill Seafood Restaurant & Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear chris4arts, Thank you for the great five star review and your kind words. Your review was such a pleasure to read! We truly appreciate it because it contributes to the success of our business and it also helps raise the morale of the entire...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$15 - $50
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar scene, Scenic view, Romantic, Large groups, Special occasions, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 630 Lido Park Dr, Newport Beach, CA 92663-4442
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Newport Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 949-675-3474
  • E-mail
Description
Newport BeachEstablished in 1996, Bluewater Grill in Newport Beach was the original inspiration for what hasbecome the leading premium seafood restaurant chain in Southern California. Owner-operated since its inception, the waterfront restaurant on the docks in historic Cannery Village specializes in Orange County’s freshest seafood, classically prepared and served at a fair price in a friendly, casual atmosphere. New lunch and dinner menus, printed daily, feature more than 40 varieties of fresh seafood and shellfish annually. Other highlights include a shellfish bar, kid’s menu, patio dining, full bar, weekday happy hours, full wine list and monthly tasting events.
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