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Pelican Grill

22800 Pelican Hill Rd S, Newport Beach, CA 92657
+1 844-443-0022
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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22800 Pelican Hill Rd S, Newport Beach, CA 92657
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Reviewed yesterday

We had a lovely brunch here on Sunday morning, food and service were very good. The french toast was amazing!

Thank russell78
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Pelican Grill has to be one of my favorite spots in Newport. The views out in the patio are incredible and the food is just amazing. I’ve had the pleasure to be served by the same waiter every time, and he is awesome! He...More

Thank Yohel R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a great lunch on the patio overlooking the Pacific Ocean. Service was exceptional! Food was very good with good proportions.

Thank cabinriver123
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife raved about the lobster here. I had a free range chicken breast, and it was exceptional too. The raspberry sorbet that was served as a palate cleanser was good enough to service as dessert. What can I have for dessert? How about peach-cherry...More

1  Thank DeWitt65101
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Pelican Grill holds a reserved place in my heart. It was out of chaos we met here and found a sense of order underneath the Palladian architecture (do check out Andrea for fine dining). Often I would meet a gentlemen here after work. We...More

Thank India C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went to the grill after a round of golf. Ordered our food and one hour and fifteen minutes later we asked where our food was and the staff was so nonchalant about the horrible wait. They said, oh, were busy! Another waitstaff comes over and...More

1  Thank twins0310
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We just went for hamburgers for lunch and were seated on the patio with an incredible view of the ocean. And the hamburgers were wonderful! My husband is a hamburger afficionado and he really enjoyed this meal.More

1  Thank Chloemom_10
Pelican_Hill_Resort, Manager at Pelican Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello, Thank you for taking the time to share your kind feedback with us! I’m so glad to read you enjoyed your recent lunch at Pelican Grill, and we hope to welcome you back for more hamburgers and ocean views very soon. Kind regards, Tom...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Asked for a ocean view outside table, however was seated indoor partial view through the window. Our table was also right in front of the entrance to the patio and bar, so servers and people were constantly walking through. Pelican Hill is our favorite resort...More

1  Thank mcaindeals
Pelican_Hill_Resort, Manager at Pelican Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello, Thank you for including Pelican Grill during your recent trip to Southern California. I apologize for the disappointing errors we made in the preparation of your party’s entrees, especially as you were celebrating something as special as your husband's birthday. I'm glad to read...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Always a great place to grab a meal. Conveniently located right next to their famous golf courses. Bar area is expansive and have big screens to watch the games. Food is delicious. Gelato even better. They have live music although sometimes too loud that it...More

1  Thank ska912
Reviewed 14 October 2017

We recently returned to the Pelican Grill. On an earlier visit, we had eaten on the patio which was great and really took advantage of the setting of the restaurant. This time, we ate inside and the experience was less pleasing. The restaurant was almost...More

1  Thank too_few_trips_1
Pelican_Hill_Resort, Manager at Pelican Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello, I apologize that your most recent dining experience at Pelican Grill fell short of the positive visits you had enjoyed in the past. Our goal is to create an experience with both inviting ambience and delicious food, and I’m disappointed to read that your...More

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1 January 2017|
Response from Dr Sue M | Reviewed this property |
Gift Certificates for the resort can be purchased online or directly from the Concierge at Pelican Hill. You need to communicate with them directly for purhase.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 30 - USD 40
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, View, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
10:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 22800 Pelican Hill Rd S, Newport Beach, CA 92657
    (Pelican Hill Road and Newport Coast Drive)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Newport Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 844-443-0022
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.
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