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Wildfish Seafood Grille

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1370 Bison Ave, Newport Beach, CA 92660-9071
+1 949-720-9925
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16:00 - 22:00
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Sun 16:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 16:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 16:00 - 00:00
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San Juan Capistrano, California
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399 reviews
256 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's really dark when you walk in here but your eyes gradually get used to it. It's basically a steakhouse that has as much fish as steak on the menu. The food is nothing special. I started with oysters, which seemed fresh and tasty but the accompanying sauces weren't very good. I then had a Caesar salad, which was very... More 

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Thank CaTraveler7777
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went shopping at South Coast Plaza and got hungry. Where to go? Ended up at Wildfish with the wife and kids. Got there a little after 4 pm and started with Happy hour of wine (for those over 21), oysters, fish tacos and ahi tartare. All fantastic. Then moved into the entrees and desserts. Everything was top notch and... More 

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Thank Sacman54
Massachusetts
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27 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When we arrived at Wildfish Seafood Grille, we were ready to be disappointed. It's located in a shopping mall. I'd asked to be seated in the back outdoor patio, and for some reason I thought the restaurant would be located near the ocean since the address is Newport Beach. This was a special night, since we were celebrating our anniversary... More 

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Bucks County, Pennsylvania
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89 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Laura, our server, was excellent. Very attentive, courteous, friendly and professional. Unfortunately, I can't say the same about the food. I had the heirloom tomato salad as a starter. The tomatoes were very good but they skimped on the buffalo mozzarella. I had to slice the cheese to make it last until the last tomato and i had several pieces... More 

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Thank sakemall
San Jose, California
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45 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Five of us dined in a great circular booth in this upscale but casual restaurant. Appetizers include potstickers, lobster bisque and salads. Dinner included halibut, swordfish, sea bass and lamb chops. Happy birthday dessert was perfect - chocolate cake & ice cream. Fantastic dinner!

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Thank Don S
Sleepy Hollow, New York
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Six of our family members met for dinner at Wildfish Grille. We had some of the best seafood and steaks we had ever eaten. For appetizers, we had fresh oysters, shrimp cocktail, and lobster bisque. Everyone was pleased with their choice. For the entrees, two of us ordered the steaks, two had scallops, and two of us had fish. Everything... More 

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Thank LHopeF
San Juan Capistrano, California
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91 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 April 2017

What makes this place unique is the deserts. The food and service was very good, but the bananas foster was amazing.

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Thank Matt T
Monterey CA
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50 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

Found this on trip advisor since we are not locals. From the minute we entered until the final drink of the night the staff were all exceptional. Cody, our server, helped us decide on lobster bisque and crab fried rice to go with our yummy rib eye (huge) steak. Best selection of wine, ask for a taste before you decide,... More 

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Redmond, Washington
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 16 March 2017

The service was impeccable. We were greeted by very charming and welcoming staff and our waiter was attentive. The menu provided a very interesting and wide selection of appetizers and main courses with very American cuisine. Good selection of fish and beef choices. Everything was a la carte so one had to mix and match. By my standards this is... More 

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Thank djays66
Tustin, California
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62 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2017

This is an awesome restaurant. The food is amazing. I ordered the Sea bass and it was out of this world. The restaurant is on pricey side but the food is worth it.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 30
Cuisine
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
16:00 - 22:00
Monday
16:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
16:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
16:00 - 23:00
Thursday
16:00 - 23:00
Friday
16:00 - 00:00
Saturday
16:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1370 Bison Ave, Newport Beach, CA 92660-9071
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Newport Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 949-720-9925
Description
Wildfish Seafood Grille is committed to offering fresh prime seafood, aged USDA prime steaks, creative cocktails, and an award winning wine list. Set in a casual, contemporary atmosphere focused around the combined energy of the centerpiece bar and lounge, innovative oyster & raw bar, open-air patio and exhibition kitchen. The menu is made up of imaginative creations prepared fresh with superior quality seafood, utilizing the best preparations, and simple, light sauces to enhance the delicate flavors. The Wildfish Seafood Grille restaurant and patio bars are the place to be for HAPPY HOUR! Enjoy a selection of 1/2 price appetizers,$6 martinis and wines by the glass from 4 to 7 pm seven nights a week, and all night on Sundays and Mondays. Planning an event? The patio is the perfect place to host your next business outing, private party, special event or any large group. Join us at Wildfish Seafood Grille Where Prime Seafood, USDA Prime Steaks and Good Times are always in season.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?