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Harborside Restaurant & Grand Ballroom

Harborside Pavilion, 400 Main St., Newport Beach, CA 92661
+1 949-673-4633
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good37%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Bar, Seafood, International, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Harborside Pavilion, 400 Main St., Newport Beach, CA 92661
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We decided on dining here for lunch following a morning whale watch cruise. What a delight! Our waiter was pretty direct and not much for conversation, but he kept our iced teas full and offered quick service, so no complaints. I had the crab cake...More

Thank Jennifer M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very nice location on the waterfront near the boats docking for whaling tours! Food was very good also. Parking was very convenient.

Thank ceta
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had an unexpected opportunity to have lunch in Newport ... and went to our all-around favorite restaurant Newport Landing. Unfortunately they were closed but suggested we try Harborside and even gave us a coupon for a few bucks off. We had looked into Harborside...More

Thank help32250
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I visited this restaurant during an April, 2017 trip I took to Orange County. I had read excellent reviews on-line and was not at all disappointed. You have an excellent view of the Balboa Harbor, and the food was YUMMMMMMY!!! Additionally, they had very reasonable...More

Thank kelleynifp551502018
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived around 6:30pm and sat in the bar. We ordered drinks and an appetizer. The drinks took a little but of time but were good. The crab cake appetizer is only one crab cake so be aware of that. I ordered the seabass and...More

Thank KSeater
Reviewed 7 February 2018 via mobile

The happy hour margaritas are actually good. Much better than standard cheapo margaritas. The mahi taco was great (love the pun from buffalo, ny). The lobster bisque was also tasty. Good service and a good view of the water.

Thank Christopher C
Reviewed 25 January 2018

After spending the day wandering around Balboa Island we stopped in for a late lunch. They were not busy so we were immediately seated at a table overlooking the water. It was restaurant week so we decided on the Fish and Chips special with a...More

Thank Mitch M
Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

Ate here for lunch. Both of us ordered the Bread bowl with clam chowder. Bread was a day old (opinion) and did not have more than a cup of chowder. Very very few clams in it.

Thank Todd B
Reviewed 18 January 2018

The best deal in all of Newport for lunch or happy hour. They feature a large list of $4, 5 & $6 small menu items, which are all excellent. This menu is served from 11:30 to 7pm daily. 2 of them is enough for lunch....More

Thank KenTennis
Reviewed 14 January 2018

They are a wonderful place for lunch & dinner. Lunch in a lovely place but not formal. Dinner feel free to dress up a little. Nice views of the channel. Best of all is the menu ! Salads,sandwiches & super fish choices. Wine list...

Thank jah03
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$35
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, View, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
10:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Harborside Pavilion, 400 Main St., Newport Beach, CA 92661
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Newport Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 949-673-4633
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