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Bluewater Grill Seafood Restaurant & Oyster Bar

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630 Lido Park Dr, Newport Beach, CA 92663-4442
+1 949-675-3474
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11:00 - 23:00
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Sun 10:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Rancho Cucamonga, California
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Food was excellent; service was impeccable and the ambience fun! There were 11 oof us. We sat outside, enjoyed the view. All was perfect!

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Thank Heidi B
Westlake, Ohio
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29 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

THE fastest service we have ever encountered. The bread was being set in the table as soon as we sat down. The waiter was there within seconds. Food came out quickly. Waiter bringing refills before we had to ask. Wonderful, delicious food. A. Maz. Ing.

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Thank bernadette52659
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Seafood was quite good had sand apps which were tasty and coleslaw was good. You went you have to park at a parking meter outside the restaurant I recommend this place as a reasonable value

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Thank Gary C
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16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I love this place, food is always exceptional and the staff are very attentive and courteous. Sit outside on the harbor of at all possible.

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Thank Darren K
Santa Ana
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The Blue Water Grill has two location - this one on Lido Park Dr. and the other in the Tustin District Shopping Center. Both are great, but the one in Newport Beach has the best atmosphere. Great clam chowder, and a continuos selection of fresh oysters. Again. I hjad to pick a date to submit this, but it is a... More 

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Thank Tammy C
Bluewater_Management, Manager at Bluewater Grill Seafood Restaurant & Oyster Bar, responded to this review

Dear Tammy C, Thank you for the great review, the five stars, and your comments. We truly appreciate it since it helps our business and it also helps raise the staff morale. We will give Marissa a huge high five for being such a great ambassador. We believe our staff delivers this type of hospitality at every table and it... More 

Cheswick, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Will visit again. Really enjoyed the oysters and chowder. Great service and friendly staff. Thank you

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Thank pkatzpumper
Bluewater_Management, Manager at Bluewater Grill Seafood Restaurant & Oyster Bar, responded to this review

Dear pkatzpumper, Thank you for the great review, the five stars, and your comments. We truly appreciate it since it helps our business and it also helps raise the staff morale. We will give Marissa a huge high five for being such a great ambassador. We believe our staff delivers this type of hospitality at every table and it is... More 

Kansas City, Missouri
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67 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We've been here a couple of times and always enjoy the patio seating in the evening. It was a cool night, but they had plenty of heaters and offered blankets for additional warmth. We had the calamari and prawn cocktail which were fresh and tasty. The cedar plank was a little over cooked which was a bummer because at a... More 

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Kuwait City, Kuwait
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15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had the best fried calamaris in my life in this restaurant, it was just perfect. I also had Alaska king carb, it was ok. I highly recommend this restaurant.

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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61 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Enjoyed one of the best seafood dinners that I have had in a long time. The menu a wide-range of fish selections, some of which I have not had before. Service was top-notch and the food was prepared perfectly. Prices on the higher side of mid-range, but you get what you pay for. Freshness...

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Fort Worth, Texas, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Such a nice setting on the harbor, especially if you go at sunset! Great seafood of course (get the ahi poke!)

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1 Thank Megan S
Bluewater_Management, Manager at Bluewater Grill Seafood Restaurant & Oyster Bar, responded to this review

Dear Megan S, Thank you for the great review, the five stars, and your comments. We truly appreciate it since it helps our business and it also helps raise the staff morale. We will give Marissa a huge high five for being such a great ambassador. We believe our staff delivers this type of hospitality at every table and it... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 15 - USD 50
Cuisine
American, Seafood, Soups, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
View, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 630 Lido Park Dr, Newport Beach, CA 92663-4442
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Newport Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 949-675-3474
Description
Newport BeachEstablished in 1996, Bluewater Grill in Newport Beach was the original inspiration for what hasbecome the leading premium seafood restaurant chain in Southern California. Owner-operated since its inception, the waterfront restaurant on the docks in historic Cannery Village specializes in Orange County’s freshest seafood, classically prepared and served at a fair price in a friendly, casual atmosphere. New lunch and dinner menus, printed daily, feature more than 40 varieties of fresh seafood and shellfish annually. Other highlights include a shellfish bar, kid’s menu, patio dining, full bar, weekday happy hours, full wine list and monthly tasting events.

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