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Water Grill

3300 Bristol St, South Coast Plaza, Costa Mesa, CA 92626-1806
+1 949-208-7060
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good24%
  • Average15%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“oysters” (15 reviews)
“sea bass” (9 reviews)
“fritto misto” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
3300 Bristol St, South Coast Plaza, Costa Mesa, CA 92626-1806
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Reviewed yesterday

Excellent Valentine's Day dinner and great ambiance. Scott's, the previous restaurant, was very nice but ran its course. This redone venue is the bomb! Two separate bars plus an oyster bar in addition to the many dining areas In restaurant. Ultra hip establishment with great...More

Thank Steve R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wedding rehearsal dinner was held at the restaurant when it was "Scotts Restaurant and Bar". For our 24th wedding anniversary we decided to try the now "Water Grill". What an amazing experience. Service: I can't remember the last time I had such great service....More

Thank Lance J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I are here during the last night of a business trip. The restaurant's ambiance is chic. We ordered the Oysters Rockefeller for an appetizer. I order the Wild Alaskan King Crab Legs and my husband ate the Wild Ross Sea Chilean Sea...More

Thank Natural_Roots9
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful restaurant with a wonderful selection of fresh seafood! Sea Bass, Swordfish and Scallops were the best we've eaten. Will definitely be back!! We love how open & spacious it is!

Thank JEkillian
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was there to do a corporate event, and I cant say enough great things about the staff. They were great, the food was great, and our event was very successful. I spent some time out in the restaurant too, and the staff were really...More

Thank A_Litle_Bit_OCD
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The scallops I had were cooked properly. The grilled vegetable under the scallops was bitter and not to my taste. The miso soup was ok, but nothing special. The food was, on the whole, very good but expensive.

Thank lovetodineout12015
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is an expensive place. My plate was dirty, it took forever to get a clean one. In general the service wasn't good it took the manager to get the plate. The food took way to long to come. My fish was OK. But the...More

Thank DorisV660
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This very lovely restaurant with easy valet parking. And very outstanding food. My first visit, and will return here again. Going to a concert at Segerstrom Hall and decided to come here prior to the 8PM performance. Cozy atmosphere, we elected to sit at the...More

Thank James W
Reviewed 17 January 2018

Cioppino, Black Bream, Stone Crab--you name it they got it Ambiance raucous and fun, **** noisy but a good noisy--crowd was buzzin' and funnin' Pricy but worth it Just a cool place

Thank mlptvinvinowine
Reviewed 13 January 2018

Excellent dinner here. We had the King Crab Legs, Swordfish, Clam Chowder and all was excellent and cooked to perfection. Really enjoyed the great service by David, our server. The two managers came by often to make sure we were enjoying our dinner - which...More

Thank GailySanDiego
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8 January 2017|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Business meetings, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3300 Bristol St, South Coast Plaza, Costa Mesa, CA 92626-1806
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Costa Mesa
  • Phone Number: +1 949-208-7060
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