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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 good30%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“beignets” (165 reviews)
“kobe burger” (19 reviews)
“chilaquiles” (18 reviews)
Opens in 18 min
American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
15 Crystal CV, Newport Beach, CA 92657-2123
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

WOW, WOW, WOW is all I can say! Incredible views but even better is the food! Filet Mignon out of this world (probably best I’ve had), grilled Brussel Sprouts and the Cauliflower with cheese and bacon were AMAZING! Can’t recommend this place enough and can’t...More

Thank Tony C
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I happened upon Beachcomber on trip advisor, looking for breakfast with a view. This place is a great find. Park in the State Park lot, walk down to the beach, and enjoy great food and great service. The manager, maybe owner?, sat me - remembered...More

Thank Brittany178
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a wonderful breakfast at the Beachcomber. Mary was an amazing server and the beignets are a must. Great location but have to get there early if you don’t have reservations.

Thank JTL2321
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food never disappoints, the service is wonderful and you absolutely cannot best the view! It’s a casual dining experience with wonderful food.

Thank DeannaM1961
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food is great for breakfast. It’s a nice walk from through the reserve to get to this place. Food is really good. Love the view of the ocean and love the blankets :) they give you blankets when it gets cold. You have to...More

Thank Bbkelly33
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great location, I’m a local (Newport Beach), and have enjoyed Crystal Cove all My life. Wonderful senic views, great natural surroundings, friendly staff. Killer Bloody Mary’s Strongly suggest if you’ve never been. Get there early for a good patio seat.

Thank V5033KIthomasm
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is the place to go for a true beach restaurant experience in Newport. Best of new and old, lots of history, indoor and outdoor dining, have warm blankets when chilly. Large bar area for quick pit stops on a beach walk. Expect long waits...More

Thank Carol L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fabulous restaurant on the sand of Crystal Cove. Food was delicious and the service was A++. I was blown away at the quality p the experience and can’t wait to return. Reservations are strongly recommended unless you want to wait around 1.5 hours. Book for...More

Thank Tonya T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A truly unique spot on the beach - great food - just remember to park on the other side of the road and walk a few hundred yards down to the beach - 3 hours for free with food :) Can only recommend this place...More

Thank Greensworld
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The clam chowder bowl, was enough to make a meal on, more like a stew than chowder it was that thick. Our friends both had the fish and chips, which they love to get when they take visitors here. I had the fish tacos, which...More

Thank Paul L
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14 January 2018|
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Response from Linda E | Reviewed this property |
The wait about an hour for breakfast if the weather is nice.
Karen F
1 October 2017|
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Response from Allen M | Reviewed this property |
Genuinely don't know about GF but I doubt they'd have any issue if you told them.
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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, 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
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, View, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
7:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
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
  • E-mail
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