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Bayside Restaurant

900 Bayside Dr, Newport Beach, CA 92660-7460
+1 949-721-1222
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good38%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
900 Bayside Dr, Newport Beach, CA 92660-7460
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On a weekend night, the main action was in the bar/restaurant area. Nice piano music, but it was so noisy that we asked to be seated in an adjoining room --a room of little charm. The food was very good, the service was excellent, the...More

Thank Verotchka
Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

Ordered the Sea Bass, divers Scallops and Shrimp. Every portion was very generous and the shrimp were Lungastino size. Food was well prepared, service was excellent, atmosphere is great, this establishment is a Newport Beach staple. Excellent location prior to summer jazz concerts with their...More

Thank BigislandGuys
Reviewed 24 May 2017

This is a nice higher end restaurant that we have been going to maybe twice a year for many years. It's good but maybe not as good as it used to be. I don't like it when really good dishes get changes made to them...More

Thank John F
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

Large portions for a fine dining restaurant. Our waiter Bobby knows his martinis. Halibut on risotto was fabulous. A warm & inviting atmosphere. Highly recommended.

Thank stevesarich
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Our friends from our Dining Divas group will be enjoying this restaurant next, we go on a referral system of fine dining.

Thank mamiefiere
Reviewed 23 April 2017

My friends took me there for my birthday brunch and we all had a great time. The food was good, the bottomless mimosa, and the service were all good! I like the champagne, it wasn't too tart.. I can't wait to have another b-day celebration...More

Thank Da Y
Reviewed 9 April 2017

The Bar is the largest part of the restaurant. Very friendly. The food selection is out of this world. Venison terrific. The only place we know that always has live music. Good for the Soul.

Thank Rocket-Manlv
Reviewed 1 April 2017

It had been a long time since my last visit. I am glad that I revisited. On a midweek evening, the place was quietly busy, which was a welcome experience after last visiting a couple of Newport trendies where it was difficult at best to...More

Thank TravelAgentDave
Reviewed 12 March 2017

I picked this option as a place for a business dinner with a colleague (but not business dress), via Open Table. The live jazz was actually pretty good, and since we were seated in the "terrace" area, the music was pleasant but not too loud....More

Thank Barrett C
Reviewed 9 March 2017

This restaurant is located down by the Harbor Island in Newport Beach. Good menu selection with something for everyone. Nice wine selection as well. I think there is music (Pianist) nightly. Nice background music throughout dinner. Mid-range in price...

Thank RCE121
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 900 Bayside Dr, Newport Beach, CA 92660-7460
    (Bayside / PCH)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Newport Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 949-721-1222
New American cuisine comes to life in this custom-designed location overlooking the harbor in Newport Beach, California. Award-winning Executive Chef Paul Gstrein brings culinary drama to his inventive dishes for lunch, dinner and the enormously popular Champagne Sunday Brunch. Lunch, dinner or brunch dining may all be enjoyed al fresco on our wrap-around patio, made comfortable with built-in heaters and sun drapes. Complementing the kitchen is a circular glass wine cellar that boasts more than 2500 bottles of wine favorites from around the world.
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