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The Beachcomber Cafe

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15 Crystal CV, Newport Beach, CA 92657-2123 (Los Trancos)
+1 949-376-6900
7:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Brookhaven, Mississippi
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This place is raved about by locals and tourists alike. They have far more than your average breakfast joint. It is directly on the beach but the dining area has wind breakers and heat lamps to block out the chilling wind. Make sure you have a reservation because the line gets long fast.

Thank garrett_smith95
Newport Beach, California
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

My nephew was going away to college and had never been to the beachcomber..So we thought it be a great idea to take him for a going away breakfast on the beach… It's such a beautiful area to sit and have breakfast or lunch or even dinner because it's right on the sand in Crystal Cove… Not many restaurants are... More 

Thank Andrea G
Newport Beach, California
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a great restaurant, food is excellent, service good, and view is perfect. Very popular, sign in and expect a wait- it will be worth it. While waiting visit the shops, or walk along the beach- great fun either way.

Thank hectorron
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31 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We went on New Years Day for brunch. Missed it by "that much." So we settled for lunch. Served amazing Bloody Mary's. Our group ordered the Kobe Burger, Steak sandwich and the Shrimp Tacos. The burger was huge and nicely topped. Nice amount of fries. The shrimp tacos were flavorful and fresh. The lime dressed salad was bright and refreshing.... More 

Thank Anne H
Seattle, Washington
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32 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We've been here numerous times, and just visited in early December. The beach setting was beautiful, and the Christmas tree was quite festive. It's not my favorite food in Orange County, but the setting tips the scale from 3 stars to 4.

Thank mbhbe
Glen Ellyn, Illinois
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108 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When we visit from out of town we always make it to the Beachcomber. It is especially great for sunset if you can time it right. The food is good but the location is fabulous. You have to park across the road but you can either chose to drop your guests or take the shuttle.

Thank jennlarra
Newport Beach, California
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34 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Food is good, if you don't make a reservation you will wait, parking sucks but it's right on the beach which is awesome

Thank 3vickih
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25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The wait could be as long as 1 hour or even longer, if it is at sunrise it is totally worth it! There is even healthy options on the menu and the portions are a good amount. Tables are 4 tops and it is so crowded however totally worth it!!! They take your drivers Lisence to reserve a table. Also... More 

Thank Ann J
Wheat Ridge, Colorado
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16 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our family had breakfast at the Beachcomber. It was an hour wait. We did not mind because the location is beautiful and we used the time to walk along the beach. The service was good and the food was delicious. It was a unique experience.

Thank ludndenver
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128 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We made the drive down to crystal cove to eat at beachcomber. We were able to get a seat right away. We had heard there was always a wait bit at 11am we were sat. The food was excellent and the area is great. A beautiful beach and great view. Glad we went wonderful experience

Thank Nathan B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$30 - $30
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Families with children, Scenic view, Kids, Bar scene, Romantic
Open Hours
7:00 am - 9:30 pm
7:00 am - 9:30 pm
7:00 am - 9:30 pm
7:00 am - 9:30 pm
7:00 am - 9:30 pm
7:00 am - 9:30 pm
7:00 am - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15 Crystal CV, Newport Beach, CA 92657-2123
    (Los Trancos)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Newport Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 949-376-6900

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