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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” (106 reviews)
“sand dabs” (14 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
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LOCATION
630 Lido Park Dr, Newport Beach, CA 92663-4442
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Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

We are fortunate living in walking distance to Blue Water Grille and it has been one of our favorite dining places for the past 10 years. The seafood is fresh and great. Try the fresh oysters or the combo pot of clams and mussels. Best...More

Thank ZiaHansen
Bluewater_Management, Manager at Bluewater Grill Seafood Restaurant & Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 8 March 2018

Dear ZiaHansen, Thank you for the kind words- your review was such a pleasure to read! We appreciate it because it contributes to the success of our business and it also helps raise the morale of the entire staff. Everybody likes to hear when they...More

Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

Enjoyed the newish Blue Water Grill in Carlsbad. Good food, friendly service, lots of outdoor seating. Best seafood in Carlsbad.More

Thank RobReno
Bluewater_Management, Manager at Bluewater Grill Seafood Restaurant & Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 8 March 2018

Dear RobReno, Thank you for the great five star review and your glowing words of your dining experience with us! We truly appreciate it because it contributes to the success of our business and it also helps raise the morale of the entire staff. Everybody...More

Reviewed 24 February 2018 via mobile

The wait staff were very attentive. I ordered the blackened swordfish and it was delicious. At a table near mine one guest had a problem with her entree and the waiter offered everything to fix it but in the end just deducted the item from...More

Thank manipedi
Bluewater_Management, Manager at Bluewater Grill Seafood Restaurant & Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 March 2018

Dear manipedi, Thank you for the four star review and your comments. We appreciate it because it contributes to the success of our business and it also helps raise the morale of the entire staff. Everybody likes to hear when they are doing a good...More

Reviewed 23 February 2018

Great atmosphere and view of the yachts. Food was well worth it. The oysters Rockefeller was type you dream about.....delicious! We all tried tge bloody Mary's. ..spicy...great. Meals...Lemon pepper Maui Maui...may have been the best dish. Wife loved the snapper fillet...brother ...Bara Mundy fish......daughter linguine...More

Thank jhkruns
Bluewater_Management, Manager at Bluewater Grill Seafood Restaurant & Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 March 2018

Dear jhkruns, Thank you for the great five star review and the glowing words. Your review was a such 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 the...More

Reviewed 22 February 2018 via mobile

I’m so glad I found the restaurant while passing through Newport. After days of meetings I wanted a water view, a great menu & wine list. It’s was a little chilly but the patio is well equipped with heaters above each table. The calm chowder...More

Thank Jbyelle
Bluewater_Management, Manager at Bluewater Grill Seafood Restaurant & Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 23 February 2018

Dear Jbyelle, Thank you for the great five star review and your kind words. Our clam chowder is definitely a house favorite! We truly appreciate it because it contributes to the success of our business and it also helps raise the morale of the entire...More

Reviewed 21 February 2018

My wife and I visited Newport Beach for 14 days, and we brought our 15-month old son. This brings unique challenges come dinner time, and we found the Bluewater Grill up to the task. The staff was friendly and went out of their way to...More

Thank EJ_Wagenmakers
Bluewater_Management, Manager at Bluewater Grill Seafood Restaurant & Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 23 February 2018

Dear EJ_Wagenmakers, Thank you for the great five star review and your kind words. We are thrilled with your high recommendation and that you enjoyed your multiple visits with us! We truly appreciate it because it contributes to the success of our business and it...More

Reviewed 15 February 2018

The seafood dishes are sooooo delicious. I could eat fish every day if tasted that good! Love this place.More

Thank rasclimenti
Bluewater_Management, Manager at Bluewater Grill Seafood Restaurant & Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 23 February 2018

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

Reviewed 5 February 2018

The food was better than the entrance may have indicated. Large portions of fresh and flavorful seafood made this a great choice. We were seated in the back, this place is large with waterfront deck dining. A dedicated crowd was in the bar off to...More

Thank 2-2th-dox
Bluewater_Management, Manager at Bluewater Grill Seafood Restaurant & Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 8 February 2018

Dear 2-2th-dox, Thank you for the good four star review and your comments regarding our menu items! We appreciate it because it contributes to the success of our business and it also helps raise the morale of the entire staff. Everybody likes to hear when...More

Reviewed 4 February 2018

If you're sporting for a moderately less expensive dinner, with TOTAL flair, and great current seafood, then this is the place. Many locals, boaters and flashy folks eat here. A little bit tough to find, so use your GPS. The $4 valet is totally worth...More

Thank Nels F
Bluewater_Management, Manager at Bluewater Grill Seafood Restaurant & Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 8 February 2018

Dear Nels F, Thank you for the good four star review and your comments. Your review was a pleasure to read! We appreciate it because it contributes to the success of our business and it also helps raise the morale of the entire staff. Everybody...More

Reviewed 31 January 2018 via mobile

Happy hour fish bites and oysters, house wines all excellent. Sanddabs and mussels from the regular menu were very good. Best was the waitress Tamara!More

Thank 754knowwhatilike
Bluewater_Management, Manager at Bluewater Grill Seafood Restaurant & Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 February 2018

Dear 754knowwhatilike, Thank you for the great five star review and your kind words. Our happy hour fish bites and oysters are definitely house favorites! We truly appreciate it because it contributes to the success of our business and it also helps raise the morale...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
Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene, View, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
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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