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“A Classic California Seafood Experience”

Bluewater Grill Seafood Restaurant & Oyster Bar
Ranked #4 of 300 Restaurants in Redondo Beach
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $31 - $40
Cuisines: Seafood
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
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Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Reviewed January 14, 2013

We were lucky. My party of three showed up without a reservation and were able to find a booth in the bar area on a Saturday night. Within an hour, the place was packed and we could feel the eyes on our table. The service was great; prompt and efficient without making us feel that we were rushed or needed to leave. In fact, our server put a "reserved" sign on the table so we could take our time. Our parties meals included: New England clam chowder, crab louie salad, and the specials. Wine and beer selections were admirable. We had great meals. If you're looking for a quality seafood experience at a fair price, I recommend Bluewater.

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Robert H, Owner at Bluewater Grill Seafood Restaurant & Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded January 23, 2013

I'm so glad you enjoyed your time with us! Nothing beats being at the harbor and fresh seafood. Hope to see you again. Robert

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Reviewed January 2, 2013

We were in for New Years Eve and were not disappointed. Phantom Creek oysters were awesome, sweet and slightly briny, even my wife (not the raw fish person) enjoyed one while the ceviche lettuce wraps were tasty but not like what we'd expected. They could have used a bit more time to blend maybe? Main course was delicious. The cedar planked salmon was delicate, the prawns in linguine in a red sauce was subtle without swimming in too much marinara. The teenagers enjoyed an angus burger which was done to to request and fish and chips done to crispy perfection. The mixed veggies could have used a little seasoning as they were a bit bland. Lava cake and creme brulee with a Frangelico coffee finished off the evening in excellent style. The only real thing lacking was steady service. We waited to place our dinner order, we waited for the table to clear after appetizers, we waited to get water, we waited for the table to clear after the main course. Possibly it was the demand on the kitchen on a busy night? It just seemed like a little more effort (they did have plenty of help we thought) they could have aced the evening. Overall, it was a fine meal and I would absolutely recommend Bluewater Grill.

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Thank RBLeaddog
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Robert H, Owner at Bluewater Grill Seafood Restaurant & Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded January 11, 2013

We always appreciate feedback and thank you for taking the time to review us. New Year's Eve can get a bit hectic and thank you for your understanding about the service.

We hope to see you again.
Robert

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Reviewed December 30, 2012

I had the wild salmon with mashed potatoes and spinach for dinner there Christmas eve. As always everything was fresh and well prepared. Service was prompt, courteous and helpful. For an appetizer the clams were great with a broth that I couldn't leave. I have been to the Bluewater several times and everything has always been consistently very good.

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Thank LHANN2013
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Robert H, Owner at Bluewater Grill Seafood Restaurant & Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded January 23, 2013

Thanks for the review and I'm glad you enjoyed the steamers. Hope to see you soon! Robert

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Reviewed December 1, 2012

This was our first stop after we arrived in Redondo Beach. We enjoyed the steamed clams, wonderful short rib tacos, and crab dip. Less impressive was the fish tacos (too dry) and calimari (couldn't taste the calimari). I would recommend this restaurant for happy hour.

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Thank VickiAnn O
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Robert H, Owner at Bluewater Grill Seafood Restaurant & Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded January 23, 2013

Happy Hour at Bluewater is the way to go! I'm glad you enjoyed your time with us. Robert

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Reviewed November 22, 2012

this is a very pleasant place to have a meal nicely set on the ocean and very clean and with good range of fish and plenty of choice in cooking styles, not a special place but one the is worth a visit if you are near the area

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