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Bluewater Grill Seafood Restaurant & Oyster Bar

630 Lido Park Dr, Newport Beach, CA 92663-4442
+1 949-675-3474
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Overview
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good32%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“seafood” (101 reviews)
“sand dabs” (15 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
630 Lido Park Dr, Newport Beach, CA 92663-4442
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1 - 10 of 579 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Bluefish Grill is one of the best restaurants in Newport Beach. Warm and comfy atmosphere, good views of the harbor, great and friendly service, outstanding food. What more could you ask for on a blustery rainy day? Ever, our server, was terrific. My husband had...More

Thank Flyingpassport
Bluewater_Management, Manager at Bluewater Grill Seafood Restaurant & Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Dear Flyingpassport, Thank you for the great five star review and your kind words. You and your husband made terrific choices from our menu and we are glad you enjoyed them so much! We truly appreciate it because it contributes to the success of our...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We tried the Newport Beach location for the first time over this weekend and as with the Redondo Beach location, the food and service were great. This chain is the only real old fashioned seafood restaurant that compares with the traditional seafood restaurants on the...More

Thank Mike S
Bluewater_Management, Manager at Bluewater Grill Seafood Restaurant & Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Mike S, Thank you for the great five star review and your kind words. You made an excellent choice going with the lobster tail- a house specialty! We truly appreciate it because it contributes to the success of our business and it also helps...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a wonderful meal on Christmas Eve and it definitely met our expectations of excellent seafood! We got there about 6:45, which was a little while before they were closing. They were closing early due to it being Christmas . We tried the artichoke...More

Thank AtlantaHawaiigirl
Bluewater_Management, Manager at Bluewater Grill Seafood Restaurant & Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear AtlantaHawaiigirl, Thank you for the great five star review and your kind words. We are glad we were able to accommodate you during Holiday hours. You have excellent taste with your decision to go with our artichoke crab dip- a house favorite! We truly...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I love this place ! Love the atmosphere ! Inside or outside dining. Sour dough bread a favorite of mine. I always have a Bloody Mary which is excellent ! The swordfish is cooked perfect every time. And i get double vegetables.More

Thank Julie B
Bluewater_Management, Manager at Bluewater Grill Seafood Restaurant & Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Julie B, Thank you for the great five star review and your kind words. You have excellent taste in choice with your decision to go with our swordfish and Bloody Mary! We truly appreciate it because it contributes to the success of our business...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Bluewater Grill was a delightful experience. The food was very good. I had the sand dabs with scalloped potatoes and heirloom tomatoes. My wife had a pasta dish with scallops and shrimp. Both were well prepared and attractively displayed. The setting was superb. You...More

Thank Jack H
Bluewater_Management, Manager at Bluewater Grill Seafood Restaurant & Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Jack H, Thank you for the great five star review and your kind words. Thank you for acknowledging not only our food's taste but also it's presentation, we we take pride in! We truly appreciate it because it contributes to the success of our...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The seafood was outstanding, fresh and many choices. This was the best restaurant we visited during this trip. Wait staff are competent, efficient, knowledgeable and friendly. Nice location and you must valet park if you are not up for a very long walk.More

Thank G S
Bluewater_Management, Manager at Bluewater Grill Seafood Restaurant & Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear G S, Thank you for the good four star review and your comments. We are glad you speak so highly of our seafood! We appreciate it because it contributes to the success of our business and it also helps raise the morale of the...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you are after seafood, this is a great choice. Make reservations to avoid a possible long wait especially during lunch and dinner dining hours.More

Thank strapper76
Bluewater_Management, Manager at Bluewater Grill Seafood Restaurant & Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear strapper76, Thank you for the great five star review and your kind words. We are thrilled to hear you recommending us as a great seafood choice! We truly appreciate it because it contributes to the success of our business and it also helps raise...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

With great seafood and potent cocktails, this on-the-water restaurant is an old-timer’s favorite. Try the miso cod!More

Thank kimpaw
Bluewater_Management, Manager at Bluewater Grill Seafood Restaurant & Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear kimpaw, Thank you for the great five star review and your kind words. Your review was short, sweet, and a pleasure to read! We truly appreciate it because it contributes to the success of our business and it also helps raise the morale of...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Dined at the blue water on December 4 our server was fantastic knew the dining and drink menus in and out. Great advice that lead to a wonderful dinner. Rainbow trout 😋 And you must order desert Slice of Cheesecake was large enough for 4...More

Thank lance l
Bluewater_Management, Manager at Bluewater Grill Seafood Restaurant & Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear lance l, Thank you for the great five star review and your kind words. We are pleased to hear you hold our rainbow trout in such high regard! We truly appreciate it because it contributes to the success of our business and it also...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Comfortable restaurant with great seafood. Many choices, we had 4 different plates and all were outstanding. Manhattan clam chowder reeks of 42nd st. Service was flawless.A don't miss restaurantMore

Thank Dart59
Bluewater_Management, Manager at Bluewater Grill Seafood Restaurant & Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Dart59, Thank you for the great five star review and your kind words. It was our pleasure to serve you- we are thrilled that you had such high remarks for our clam chowder! We truly appreciate it because it contributes to the success of...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 15 - USD 50
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, View, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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
  • E-mail
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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