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Tommy Bahama's Island Grille

854 Avocado Ave, Newport Beach, CA 92660-7945
+1 949-760-8686
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good31%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“coconut shrimp” (33 reviews)
“steak salad” (10 reviews)
“key lime pie” (12 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. Hours
American, Bar, Seafood, International, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
854 Avocado Ave, Newport Beach, CA 92660-7945
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Reviewed today via mobile

Dropped into Tommy Bahama’s for lunch. There is construction going on in area and because it was raining it was a little bit inconvenient but not that big a deal. I’ll be short and succinct. My wife had Coconut Shrimp which she so kindly allowed...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank CaptainNalga
Reviewed November 21, 2018

I knew of the retail store Tommy Bahamas. I was pleasantly surprised that the company owned and operated a restaurant. I was told that the food was good but I had to find out for myself. The food wasn't good; the food was excellent! I...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank LuxuryTraveler321
Reviewed November 12, 2018

Made reservations for a Wednesday, the place was packed! Customer service was excellent. Food was excellent. Drinks were excellent. Upon arriving, we were asked if this was our first time. Yes for me, my friend had eaten at a Tommy Bahamas up north (said it...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank TeresaT T
Reviewed November 6, 2018

If you like Tommy Bahama restaurants you will really like the Island Grille in Newport Beach as the food is better than in the "other" Tommy Bahama's restaurants I have visited. The bad news is that place can use a face lift and the good...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Howard T
Reviewed October 31, 2018 via mobile

Our family of four went here and everyone loved it — the decor, ambiance, service (spot on recommendations) and food — everything was excellent! Among us, we ordered a Scallop Special, Lump Crab and Avocado Salad, Grilled Chicken Breast Sandwich, and a Prime Rib French...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank jonr105
Reviewed October 30, 2018

OK you do not expect 3 star Michelin food at Tommy Bahama's but I have to admit it was very good - my wife's Fish and Chip was excellent and very novely presented. The tuna dish will only appeal to lovers of hot Thai food...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank john l
Reviewed October 22, 2018 via mobile

Always enjoy going to Tommy Bahama’s Island Grille when we visit the Newport Beach area. The service was great, as we were seated quickly and had drink selections and some hot rolls within minutes. We had their excellent hamburger for lunch followed by their incredible...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Reviewed October 12, 2018

Dinner with a friend. Wonderful ambiance. Great service. Nice private booths. Quiet enough to actually talk. Amazing menu and wine. So many choices it was hard to choose! The server was incredible in detailing the options. I thought I chose quite well -- the Miso...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank armhumber
Reviewed September 29, 2018

My husband and I came here to eat because he had a gift card for the store. Not only did we find a great shirt for him (and a darling bathing suit for me) :-), we had a wonderful lunch there. Fara was our server...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Anna Beth G
Reviewed September 21, 2018

This was the first of what will be many visits to this unique restaurant. The ambience is a tropical theme that immediately relaxes you. The servers are wonderfully helpful when you need assistance in deciding from all the delicious entrees. I ordered the Lobster and...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank Anita M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
9:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 854 Avocado Ave, Newport Beach, CA 92660-7945
    (MacArthur Blvd and Pacific Coast Highway)
  • Public Transportation: Easily accessed from Pacific Coast Highway at MacArthur
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Newport Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 949-760-8686
  • E-mail
Tommy Bahama Island Grille is conveniently located in Corona del Mar Plaza, minutes from Fashion Island, John Wayne Airport, and of course, the beach! The upscale alternative to our Laguna Beach location features a fresh seafood, seasonal produce, and innovative new dishes as the development kitchen for our other 14 locations.
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