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Coliseum Pool & Grill

22701 Pelican Hill Rd S, newport beach, Newport Beach, CA 92657-2008
+1 949-612-1917
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good24%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“brunch” (14 reviews)
“salads” (11 reviews)
Open Now
07:00 - 22:00All hours
American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
22701 Pelican Hill Rd S, newport beach, Newport Beach, CA 92657-2008
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We always eat here when we are staying at Pelican Hill. They have a great breakfast buffet but can also make something à la carte. Lunch is also wonderful!! I have two daughters who are vegan and they are always pleased with their choices.

Thank Julie U
Reviewed 14 August 2017

The wife and I came here just for a glass of wine at sunset on a Thursday evening. The venue is spectacular with the pool and golf course with the ocean views.....we enjoyed a nice glass of wine only and took our time. I highly...More

Thank Kenneth Q
Reviewed 12 August 2017

The pool is absolutely amazing. I was able to experience a solo swimming experience in this gorgeous pool early, early, early one morning. Thanks to the pool staff, they became my personal photographers and it turned into an awesome photo shoot.

Thank Jeanniene
Reviewed 5 August 2017

The Coliseum offers a wonderful breakfast buffet. There are so many options to choose from. The service is great as well. They also have a nice menu to order from if you prefer that over the buffet. They have the best blueberry muffins!

Thank Sheryl M
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

The views and atmosphere are amazing. The service wasn't what I expected from such a high end resort. We were there mid afternoon and it took several minutes for someone to come over, the food took a little longer that expected and my biggest disappointment...More

Thank Beth0223_72
Pelican_Hill_Resort, Manager at Coliseum Pool & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 26 July 2017

Hello Beth, I appreciate you taking the time to share your feedback with us, and I apologize that your recent meal at Coliseum Pool & Grill was anything less than perfect. Our goal is to create an attentive and personalized dining experience, and I’m disappointed...More

Reviewed 1 July 2017

I live locally and used to come to this place regularly because it was close and nice enough to enjoy yet casual enough for kids. While the setting remains really pleasant, the recent menu change is not my favorite. The food used to be really...More

Thank Plantriptoday
Pelican_Hill_Resort, Manager at Coliseum Pool & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 5 July 2017

Hello Colleen, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback on our Tripadvisor and Yelp pages, and I apologize that your recent visit to Coliseum Pool & Grill fell short of your positive experiences in the past. As a family-friendly restaurant, we understand...More

Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

So this isn't our first visit but wanted to make sure & share this hidden gem with everyone! No...you don't have get a second on the house to go to Pelican Hill...both Andreas & Coliseum are fairly priced--for the area. View: spectacular!! Food: delicious (although...More

Thank MissVina
Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

We had a company welcome reception at the coliseum in the evening. I must say the place is beautiful with a great view to the ocean. Sunset has been a great experience. However the food was very disappointing. This is not what you should get...More

Thank Leonard B
Reviewed 1 June 2017

Don't miss this place. I make a point to go every time I visit Orange County. Great wines, food and service. Make sure you go on a sunny day to enjoy sitting outside by the pool.

Thank R0se012
Reviewed 29 May 2017

We have eaten here many times in the past and have always had a great experience. This setting is among one of the most beautiful in the world. It is great for couples and families to dine in a relaxed atmosphere. The staff somehow is...More

Thank bonemannn
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$40
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Validated Parking, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 22701 Pelican Hill Rd S, newport beach, Newport Beach, CA 92657-2008
    (Newport Coast Drive)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Newport Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 949-612-1917
An incomparably fun and intriguing place to dine, the Coliseum Pool & Grill overlooks the "scene" at the strikingly iconic Coliseum Pool, back-dropped by the Pacific Ocean. American favorites on the superbly prepared menu runs the gamut from pizzas, panini and sandwiches to seafood dishes, pastas, specialty salads and even smoothies.
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