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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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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good27%
  • Average3%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“fresh fish” (28 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
7972 East Pacific Coast Highway, Newport Beach, CA 92657
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

After having ordered many times in the past, fresh fish to be picked up in order to avoid the long lines for lunch - I called to order 1.5 pounds of yellowtail to be cut and ready for my husband to pick up. I was...More

Thank cydsworld
Reviewed 1 week ago

Been going to their locations for over 3 years. Good food, fresh and priced is fair for what you get. Would recommend to anyone in the area of either the Cove or Lido Island. Great place to have a quick lunch or early dinner. They...More

Thank Larry A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ahi Poke!! I get it every time. I'll stop in to catch up with friends and it's a very simple dish that's quick to grab and tasty to eat. Add a beer to that and you're golden! Chips come with it as well if you...More

Thank NeverANumber
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped by for lunch on a Sunday, place is located in a shopping center, easy and free parking! It was very busy, line was out the door, you have to be patient to get a table; ceviche was awesome as well as the ahi...More

Thank joinville
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

With all the restaurant options between Newport and Laguna, we really enjoyed dinner at Bear Flag Fish Co. It’s easy to find, easy to park, no reservations needed. It’s all easy to spot the line of people waiting to place their orders at the counter....More

Thank Laura S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We met out here with a friend from LA. We were staying nearby. While unfamiliar with it, we liked the reviews And it seemed fast and easy. Got a table outside, and ordered at the counter. I became fearful since we didn't have a waiter,...More

Thank pjp22843
Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

Very fresh fish with a wide selection of dishes to select from. Taco Tuesday is the best bargain around. Choice of several type of fish to build your taco.

Thank Dave S
Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

You can’t find better fish in a casual setting. Employees are all super friendly & helpful. Seating inside or outside your choice.

Thank Pat2848
Reviewed June 18, 2018

Located in Crystal Cove and is always busy :-). The seafood is very fresh and predictably very good. Prices are a bit on the expensive side but did I say the food is great?

Thank NewportCoast1
Reviewed June 18, 2018

We eat here every time we camp at nearby Crystal Cove. It is an easy walk and we sit outside and enjoy the fresh sea air.

Thank marilynt469
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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
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
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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