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“Try something fun!” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Pelican Grill

Pelican Grill
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Ranked #16 of 501 Restaurants in Newport Beach
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $30 - $40
Cuisines: American, Seafood
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Good for: Business meetings, Families with children, Romantic, Scenic view, Bar scene, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Private Dining, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Television, Valet Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Pelican Hill Road and Newport Coast Drive
Description: Located at Pelican Hill Golf Club, Pelican Grill presents the quintessential California dining experience, featuring cuisine prepared with the highest-quality fresh and locally sourced foods, al fresco dining on the ocean-view terrace, and a popular lounge with two huge 9' x 6' HD TVs for viewing sports events.
Scottsdale, Arizona
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138 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
“Try something fun!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 5, 2014

Had dinner at the Pelican Grill: Oustanding food with a wine list to match.(They served a great pinot from Ken Volk Vineyards which matched perfectly). Had to have the crab and lobster mac' and cheese: A splurge! But what a way to go!

Visited June 2014
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PelicanHillResort, General Manager at Pelican Grill, responded to this review, July 8, 2014
Thank you for sharing your experience at Pelican Grill, as well as the feedback you provided on the Resort review page. I have personally passed along your gracious comments about the food and wine list with our entire Pelican Grill staff.

Kind regards,

Giuseppe Lama
Managing Director
The Resort at Pelican Hill
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North Bend, Washington
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199 reviews
156 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
“5 Stars”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 2, 2014

This has to be one of the best restaurant experiences you will ever encounter. It's top notch from the beginning to the end. You will not be disappointed.

Visited May 2014
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PelicanHillResort, General Manager at Pelican Grill, responded to this review, July 8, 2014
We appreciate you sharing your gracious comments here, as well as the feedback you provided on our Resort page. I am delighted to read that you enjoyed your recent visit to Pelican Grill and continue to hold it in such high regard.

Kind regards,

Giuseppe Lama
Managing Director
The Resort at Pelican Hill
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Jackson, Wyoming, United States
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51 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
“My dinner never came!”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 5, 2014

My dinner never came! I ordered a salmon and somehow the order was not put in and the chef didn't prepare my order!

The server apologized and said she will take it off the bill. I said 'So I don't have dinner?' She said again: 'They didn't prepare the order I'll take it off the bill.' Like as if she was doing me a favour?

This a prestigious golf resort, I can't belief this is how they handled it....

Visited June 2014
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PelicanHillResort, General Manager at Pelican Grill, responded to this review, June 13, 2014
Kelly,

Thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts about your recent visit to Pelican Grill. I sincerely regret the unfortunate service experience that fell short of your expectations and our goals.

At Pelican Grill, we strive to provide gracious, personalized service to each and every guest. Rest assured, I have taken this opportunity to meet with the restaurant manager to address your concerns. Please know that the less-than-perfect service you encountered was the exception, and not the rule.

I sincerely appreciate you taking the time to communicate your feedback here, as we continuously strive to heighten service levels throughout the entire Resort. We look forward to another opportunity to serve you.


Kind regards,

Khalid Mirza
Director of Food & Beverage
The Resort at Pelican Hill
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The Villages, Florida
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164 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
“Delicious & A Great View”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 1, 2014 via mobile

Had lunch with friends. All of the staff were extremely nice. We all enjoyed our food & cocktails, which our server recommended. We sat out on the patio, & we had a great view. Glad we decided to try it.

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PelicanHillResort, General Manager at Pelican Grill, responded to this review, June 9, 2014
I’m delighted that you decided to give Pelican Grill a try! Thank you for the praise and for taking the time to share your thoughts here. We hope to see you again soon!

Kind regards,

Giuseppe Lama
Managing Director
The Resort at Pelican Hill
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Los Angeles, California
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28 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Great food and views!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 22, 2014

From the warm pretzel rolls to the enormous tower of onion rings to sandwiches galore to sweeping views, a great spot to dine. Easy free parking in the adjacent lot too. Did find service to be a bit slow though we were in no rush. Try the Pimm's cocktail.

Visited May 2014
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