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Tommy Bahama's Island Grille

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854 Avocado Ave, Newport Beach, CA 92660-7945 (MacArthur Blvd and Pacific Coast Highway)
+1 949-760-8686
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Salt Lake City, Utah
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We took 10 people, 6 kids age 4-13, and had An amazing meal. Their food was unique and delicious. The fish is fresh, the combinations are original and fantastic. Nothing is plain, except for kids meals that are requested to be that way for the picky eater. But one of my girls for the fish and chips which came with... More 

1 Thank HillMax
Oro Valley, Arizona
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30 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

On a recent Saturday, 22 of us enjoyed lunch on the patio. We preselected a menu with three main entrees. The Filet Mignon and Macadamia Nut Crusted Snapper proved more popular than the Parmesan Crusted Sanibel Chicken, but everyone sitting close to me raved how delicious the meal was. I had the filet and it was superb, as was the... More 

2 Thank Sue and E
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Taking the family out for dinner in Newport Beach can always be an expensive adventure. While TB's isn't cheap, the quality, quantity, service and ambience easily makes up some of the more expensive dinner entrée's. The appetizers, soup, salads and kid menu items are very well priced which really do provide excellent "bang for the buck". Service and attention to... More 

2 Thank Marcus B
Tacoma, Washington
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26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Roasted Seasonal Vegetables Warm Farro Salad, Cauliflower “Steak”, Lemon Arugula 18 + Shrimp 25.5 + Grilled Chicken Breast 23 Never had this but all the veggies and grilled chicken were delicious and it was enough for 3 meals.

1 Thank Heidi_Doug
Newport Beach, California
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I have been to Tommy B's many many times for the fish tacos. They are good if you order the regular lunch or dinner plates but when you order the fish tacos at happy hour they don't put any fish in them.. They should call it a cabbage taco. I have heard other people complaining about the... More 

1 Thank ginkoi
Germantown, Maryland
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Coconut shrimp was great .... came to the table warm and fresh....atmosphere was beautiful... the wait staff was professional..... will return when I am back in the area....

Thank Ldw98
Strongsville, Ohio
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405 reviews
340 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016 via mobile

Tommy Bahama Island Grill was perfect for a late dinner on our vacation. It was close to our resort, had a diverse menu, and offered great service! Nice, casual ambiance! Our food was very good!

1 Thank Will H
Irvine, California
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90 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 10, 2016

Tommy Bahama's Grille almost always serves good food. We find that the wait staff is a little more personable and attantive than in other places. The menu has some creative items e.g., a delicious grilled cauliflower sliver served as a side to scallops.

Thank Christopher M
Walnut, California
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108 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 9, 2016

This restaurant has a very good relax atmosphere and very good service. We were there for dinner recommended by a friend. I ordered the ribeye steak. I like my steak cooked char-rare, or Pittsburgh style, charbroiled on the outside and blood rare on the inside. It requires a very hot broil grill. The waitress was not real sure on what... More 

1 Thank Francis P
Newport Beach, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 31, 2016

I treated my grand daughter to her 18th. birthday lunch. I had the fish tacos and she had a wonderful salad. When I made the reservation by phone, I was asked if this was for a special occasion. I responded, my grand daughter's birthday. At the end of the meal, the waiter brought the dessert tray and informed my grand... More 

1 Thank NewportBeach63

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$20 - $30
American, Caribbean, Bar, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar scene, Business meetings, Families with children, Kids, Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 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 - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 854 Avocado Ave, Newport Beach, CA 92660-7945
    (MacArthur Blvd and Pacific Coast Highway)
  • Public Transportation: Easily accessed from Pacific Coast Highway at MacArthur
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Newport Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 949-760-8686
Tommy Bahama Island Grille is conveniently located in Corona del Mar Plaza, minutes from Fashion Island, John Wayne Airport, and of course, the beach! The upscale alternative to our Laguna Beach location features a fresh seafood, seasonal produce, and innovative new dishes as the development kitchen for our other 14 locations.

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