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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2018 Winner

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American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
American, Seafood
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went to the BBC with some friends for the boat parade. Had drinks and appetizers at the Waterline Bar. The service was amazing and the mushroom soup was so good! The Daou red wine by the glass was good too! Enjoyed the music at A&O....More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Ljrler
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We made reservations for one of the nights of the boat parade, with a request to be on the patio. It was extremely busy at the hotel and we were asked to show identification in order to drive our car up to the valet. Hmmm....More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Diane W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ate breakfast there every day we stayed at the Balboa Bay Resort. Unlike lots of hotels breakfast spots, the menu was eclectic, with some good, and some really good, choices. The Lobster Omelet was especially good, even considering it was a few bucks more....More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Bob H
Reviewed December 17, 2018 via mobile

Jose was our attentive server for an amazing meal! We sat on the patio with a propane heater to keep us comfortable on a lightly chilly day! It is a gorgeous location with beautiful ambiance and a great marina view! The food was well presented...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Alicia P
Reviewed December 8, 2018 via mobile

The menu is pricey but the food was good. I had great service from my waiters Victoria and José. They were always making sure that we were satisfied with the atmosphere. Thanks so much guys!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Soapbubble
Reviewed December 8, 2018

I really enjoyed our visit to Waterline to celebrate a family member's birthday. Even though we made our reservation toward the end of their lunch service hours, Jose and Victoria really paid attention to our needs and made our experience special. The food was all...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank VitaMagpie
Reviewed November 25, 2018 via mobile

Wonderful seafood selection, VERY fresh (ask for hot butter). Bottomless mimosas and coffee. The Bloody Mary was divine, maybe best ever. Victoria was a great sever.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank DayTrip30833515773
Reviewed November 25, 2018 via mobile

We have gone to the Waterline Restaurant every morning of our stay at the Balboa Bay Resort. Luckily we got the server Jose and let me tell you he is the absolute BEST. Everything and anything we wanted and needed he was more than happy...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Guide32059908647
Reviewed October 20, 2018 via mobile

My friend and I landed in Newport and were immediately drawn to Waterline. The place has an elegant and clean aesthetic and friendly staff. Nick who works at the bar was especially great. He had great conversation and his cocktails are soooo tasty. I totally...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Emma R
Reviewed October 20, 2018 via mobile

When my guest from out of town want to experience a night out in California the first place that comes to mind is Waterline in Balboa Bay. I always talk up how great the service is at the bar. Everytime I come here Nick makes...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Jason J
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November 14, 2017|
Response from hac0y7 | Reviewed this property |
The parade can also be seen on the bay walkway. You can’t miss it. You will be fine. Merry Christmas.
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