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“Nice food and ambiance in the 100+ year old site” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Harborside Restaurant & Grand Ballroom

Harborside Restaurant & Grand Ballroom
Ranked #22 of 501 Restaurants in Newport Beach
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $20 - $35
Cuisines: American, Seafood, International, Contemporary
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Restaurant details
Good for: Large groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Bar scene, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Scenic view, Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
San Jose, California
Level Contributor
86 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“Nice food and ambiance in the 100+ year old site”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 18, 2013

We enjoyed an excellent red snapper and salmon dinner in this waterside historical building. The views, the food, and the service was very good. A nice way to wrap up the day.

  • Visited March 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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1 Thank Stephen U
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calgary, ab
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Excellent”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 11, 2013

We had 22 in our group on Saturday and everyone really enjoyed the food, the view and service. Well worth the money. We will definitely be back.

  • Visited February 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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1 Thank jclc21
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Tucson
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217 reviews
145 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
“Old World Classic”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 28, 2012

Clam Chowder was fantastic. Lighting on the dark side inside. Great service! Location is easy for shopping. You can park at a meter (only one hour) or valet. We had no problem parking on the street.

Visited December 2012
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1 Thank Spolar999
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SEATTLE
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29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Great way to Top off our Whale Watch”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 18, 2012

It was a little cold just off the boat after seeing some of the first grey whales of the season, and the Harborside restaurant was right there waiting to warm us up with a few Irish coffees, add a touch of Baileys to sweeten it up, dollops of whipped cream on the side to add just the right amount, yumm. Then we perused the tasting menu for noon happy hour starts. $4 each, pick and choose. We had great clam chowder, the burgers, foot long onion rings and topped all off with a creme brulee to share with our fruity Mai Tais. what a nice view with the water, the boats, the ferry coming and going. It was quite delightful.

  • Visited December 2012
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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1 Thank PHANTOM2008
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Newport Beach, California
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331 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 140 helpful votes
“great location on bay - a bit like large cafeteria”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 14, 2012

Great view. Site for family parties and large groups. Has a feel of a stopping place for tours. Food good not great. but fun place when in old Balboa

Visited March 2012
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1 Thank beentheretooo
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