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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
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Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Germantown, Maryland
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW 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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395 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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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84 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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104 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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31 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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
Vancouver, B.C. Canada
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45 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Three out of the four of us had the ribs that way too spicy. The service was good. If you want an average meal this is the place

Thank westvaner
Long Beach, California
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4 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

The atmosphere is quite nice and relaxing. We didn't have a reservation, but only had to wait about 15 min. While waiting, we had a drink (wine and a cocktail) at the bar. The bartender was very knowledgeable and congenial. When we were seated our server came fairly quickly. The food was only okay, though. We felt it didn't warrant... More 

Thank Dlfnsrf
Chino, California
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25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2016 via mobile

Good happy hour, although the bar seating is very limited. Decent drinks and good service. It's a bit loud and maybe better for a younger crowd. We have had the coconut crusted rib eye on a couple visits and it never disappoints. Coconut shrimp is very good.

Thank Jay F
Toronto, Canada
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2016 via mobile

Excellent service, good value. Right in the heart of Fashion Island area. Order the filet minion, mojitos, steak salad. Family friendly, convenient parking. Dress is casual as the clothing sold in the store. Desserts are huge and all good. Chocolate cake, coconut cake, creme brûlée.

1 Thank dizzyj905
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2016

Gracious hostesses- They sat us within 5 minutes, We had a reservation! Beautiful atmosphere-Felt like we were in Hawai'i! Lots of Parking - Even if the location had shared parking with other stores (go shopping afterwards), we found a space immediately! Server was very attentive to our needs! Wonderful array of food and beverage selections- Mango Orange Ice Tea -... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$20 - $30
American, Gluten Free Options, Caribbean, Bar, Seafood, Pacific Rim
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Large groups, Romantic, Bar scene, Families with children
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?