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Bluewater Grill Seafood Restaurant & Oyster Bar

630 Lido Park Dr, Newport Beach, CA 92663-4442
+1 949-675-3474
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Overview
  • Excellent50%
  • Very good33%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (94 reviews)
“sand dabs” (14 reviews)
Closes in 19 min
11:00 - 22:00All hours
CUISINES
American, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
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LOCATION
630 Lido Park Dr, Newport Beach, CA 92663-4442
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1 - 10 of 545 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Totally enjoyed my food here @ Bluewater Grill! It was a lovely Friday afternoon and after touring the Island with the go carts, it was time to eat. We were greeted and seated outside near the water, which is always a good thing! Matthew, our...More

Thank LV20
Reviewed 1 week ago

We love going to Blue Fish Grill because the food, drinks and bread are always great. We usually sit outside where there is view of boats docked on the small harbor cove. We always have a wonderful time and meal. Brad was a great waiter,...More

Thank 25yrstime2travel
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely place, right on the waterfront. Busy, but great service. Clam chowder was the best I've had since my last trip to Boston!!

1  Thank Georgependleton
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is our " go to" fresh, seafood restaurant in Newport Beach. I am originally from Boston and aren't happy with much of the seafood in the OC. We ask for our fish to be prepared rare. Inquire about fresh catch of the day. Fun...More

Thank Margery B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Cold beer, great Sangria! Appetizers were tasty as well as meal and Mud Pie dessert. Great location in the harbor.More

Thank Joseph S
Bluewater_Management, Manager at Bluewater Grill Seafood Restaurant & Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Joseph S, Thank you for the great review, the five stars, and your comments. We truly appreciate it, since it helps our business and it also helps raise staff morale. Everybody likes to hear when they are doing a good job! We will definitely...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great meal here, awesome staff, great seafood. If you sit outside, you should have a bay/boat view!More

Thank Matt D
Bluewater_Management, Manager at Bluewater Grill Seafood Restaurant & Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Matt D, Thank you for the great review, the five stars, and your comments. We truly appreciate it, since it helps our business and it also helps raise staff morale. Everybody likes to hear when they are doing a good job! We will definitely...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Everything works at Bluewater Grill. The food, ambiance, bar scene, service etc. are all fantastic here. You can eat indoors or outside on the water. Always crowded so that tells you a lot. I hate to recommend a dish because I vary my order each...More

Thank Gbusiek
Bluewater_Management, Manager at Bluewater Grill Seafood Restaurant & Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Gbusiek, Thank you for the great review, the five stars, and your comments. We truly appreciate it, since it helps our business and it also helps raise staff morale. Everybody likes to hear when they are doing a good job! We will definitely share...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fish, talapia was very good. Coconut shrimp also very good. Skip the fingerling potatoes, they were burned and hard. Service was very good. Manhattan clam chowder very good too.More

Thank rxplus
Bluewater_Management, Manager at Bluewater Grill Seafood Restaurant & Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear rxplus, Thank you for the great review, the four stars, and your comments. We truly appreciate it, since it helps our business and it also helps raise staff morale. Everybody likes to hear when they are doing a good job! We will definitely share...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had some really fresh oysters, and a well prepared Maine lobster. They are pet friendly, Google said that but their website does not mention it. I sat outside next to the big yachts, very nice. Service was very attentive and professional. The only negative...More

Thank Michael H
Bluewater_Management, Manager at Bluewater Grill Seafood Restaurant & Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Michael H, Thank you for the great review, the five stars, and your comments. We truly appreciate it, since it helps our business and it also helps raise staff morale. Everybody likes to hear when they are doing a good job! We will definitely...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Service was slowwwwww... and I had sand in my mussels. It took forever to get our meals. The outside seating is real cute. I cant say I will return here ever. Maybe someone will have better luck .More

Thank princesslollipop
Bluewater_Management, Manager at Bluewater Grill Seafood Restaurant & Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear princesslollipop, Thank you so much for your business, and taking the time to review us. We truly appreciate you taking the time to give us feedback, which we take very seriously, and we take appropriate action internally. We apologize for the slow service. Please...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$15 - US$50
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, View, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 630 Lido Park Dr, Newport Beach, CA 92663-4442
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Newport Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 949-675-3474
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Description
Newport BeachEstablished in 1996, Bluewater Grill in Newport Beach was the original inspiration for what hasbecome the leading premium seafood restaurant chain in Southern California. Owner-operated since its inception, the waterfront restaurant on the docks in historic Cannery Village specializes in Orange County’s freshest seafood, classically prepared and served at a fair price in a friendly, casual atmosphere. New lunch and dinner menus, printed daily, feature more than 40 varieties of fresh seafood and shellfish annually. Other highlights include a shellfish bar, kid’s menu, patio dining, full bar, weekday happy hours, full wine list and monthly tasting events.
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