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The Beachcomber Cafe

15 Crystal CV, Newport Beach, CA 92657-2123
+1 949-376-6900
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good31%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“beignets” (138 reviews)
“kobe burger” (18 reviews)
“mahi tacos” (30 reviews)
Open Now
07:00 - 21:30All hours
American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
15 Crystal CV, Newport Beach, CA 92657-2123
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Reviewed today

Right on the beach you find this fun, brilliant, cosy, good restaurant! Good friendly staff and very nice food. Well worth a visit.

Thank Folke01
Reviewed yesterday

The atmosphere is out of a movie. We did the little tour of the cottages and historical building before and after eating so THAT alone would make me come back. The food was delicious. They have very generous portions for most plates. We ordered the...More

Thank DarDar B
Reviewed yesterday

The Beachcomber is on the sand at Crystal Cove. Parking is on the east side of the Coast Highway; you can take a ten minute walk on a path and through a tunnel under the highway or a shuttle bus from the parking lot to...More

Thank Paul H
Reviewed 3 days ago

An out-of-the-way find. Parking is free (if you eat at the restaurant) and is inland of Coast Highway. The shuttle, that takes you across PCH, takes you to a drop-off spot, that is a short walk to the restaurant. While waiting for your "beeper" to...More

1  Thank Jeff S
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The Beachcomber is one of the few restaurants/bars on the sand in California. Breakfast, lunch & dinner are served facing the ocean with the full bar adjacent. The prices are not "cheap" but appropriate for the atmosphere & service. In the afternoon you can save...More

Thank zapprint
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Traveled to Newport Beach for a quick weekend . After all the great reviews , we decided to try Beachcombers. Wow we we're impressed ! Unique cocktails (we loved the blackberry tea). Outstanding crab stack appetizer. We split the lobster club sandwich with fries, which...More

Thank Carla S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This great restaurant, with the amazing location, was a pretty well guarded secret among the locals until the last few years. Now, with its excellent reviews and notoriety, you'll need reservations to walk in, but I recommend another approach. The magic hour is around 3:30,...More

Thank jonsagud
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great views of the ocean. Our breakfasts were very good. A little hard to get to. Have to go thru a state park and there is no parking near the restaurant but they do provide a shuttle from a parking lot across the street from...More

Thank ilbcnuthere
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had visited Crystal Cove for the beach during the day and knew we had to come back that night for dinner given the Beachcomber's location right on the beach! We had to wait about an hour, but well worth it...we were there for the...More

Thank Pam T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We love the restaurant. Super mellow vibe and great staff. Menu is has variety of food. All good. We go there for the ambiance.

Thank randya611
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Questions & Answers
20 October 2016|
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Response from Jean W | Reviewed this property |
You always need reservations! I have no idea if they are open on Sunday
11 July 2016|
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Response from Gbusiek | Reviewed this property |
Not sure but she would love the Beachcomber!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
View, Bar Scene, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 21:30
07:00 - 21:30
07:00 - 21:30
07:00 - 21:30
07:00 - 21:30
07:00 - 21:30
07:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15 Crystal CV, Newport Beach, CA 92657-2123
    (Los Trancos)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Newport Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 949-376-6900
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