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Bear Flag Fish Co.- Crystal Cove

7972 East Pacific Coast Highway, Newport Beach, CA 92657
+1 949-715-8899
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good28%
  • Average3%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“fresh fish” (27 reviews)
“burrito” (22 reviews)
“tacos” (21 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 9:00 PMAll hours
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
7972 East Pacific Coast Highway, Newport Beach, CA 92657
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Yes, their Salmon Poke is fantastic. As is the Tuna Poke. Its like a fast food place, but the fish quality is outstanding.

Thank tripping10
Reviewed 22 November 2017 via mobile

I really enjoy the burritos! You can get them with panko breaded fish, fish of the day or veggie. The weekend line is long...goes out the door. There’s limited indoor seating but plenty of tables on the sidewalk right outside. It’s an $11 burrito but...More

Thank etan92612
Reviewed 18 October 2017

Great place to go if you want to go as you are. The prices are reasonable and the food great. The fish variety was extensive we had yellowtail which was prepared perfectly. I love veggies so I ordered extra sides. Delicious rice, black bean, and...More

Thank BBurns17
Reviewed 27 August 2017

Super fresh, unpretentious Fabulous Very busy at lunchtimes it that is because it is so good. Possible the best sushi I have ever had. Nobu and Novikov could learn something from these guys

Thank MuchHadhamPieClub
Reviewed 25 August 2017

Got the order totally wrong, not one thing was right everyone at the table had to have something re-cooked. shrimp in taco were not cooked. it was crowded and they were not paying attention just getting the people through the line. will not return

Thank Rose K
Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

The restaurant is located in a street mall. It was very quiet outside in the evening. When we came into the restaurant, it was packed with people and was very lively. We had some ceviche and poke. It was fresh and delicious. Lots of other...More

Thank Phi S
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

The restaurant is part of a strip mall in Crystal Cove and offers fresh fish for taking home as well as seafood for eating there. The options are varies, from clam chowder, to poke, ceviche, fish tacos & full plates of grilled fish. They do...More

Thank ecestafe
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

So this place gets pretty busy often times as the food they serve is really good! Poke and panko fried fish tacos are amazing! But the layout and the whole concept is so weird! You walk into a busy restaurant, you dont even know where...More

Thank A San D
Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

After reading many reviews claiming how fantastic the food, we were expecting this place to be a sure winner. You ordered at the counter, and got a number for your table. Clam chowder was tasteless, halibut Taco the same, cioppino had a tasty broth but...More

Thank Cindy B
Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

We have been here for lunch, clam chowder was not good,could not even finish it. Bet thing here is tuna ahi poke, they sell it by pounds, really good. Conclusion , place is average and not pricey. Worth to try.

Thank Artur K
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7972 East Pacific Coast Highway, Newport Beach, CA 92657 (Formerly Bear Flag Fish Co- Crystal Cove)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Newport Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 949-715-8899
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Bear Flag Fish Company was founded in 2007. Bear Flag Fish Company specializes in the freshest seafood in town. The creation of the company started with the love of the ocean and most of all the love and the knowledge of fresh seafood.
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