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“Nice location family type ”

Bluewater Grill Seafood Restaurant & Oyster Bar
Ranked #22 of 538 Restaurants in Newport Beach
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$15 - US$50
Cuisines: Sushi, Seafood
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Good for: Business meetings, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Breakfast, Reservations
Description: Established in 1996, Bluewater Grill in Newport Beach was the original inspiration for what hasbecome the leading premium seafood restaurant chain in Southern California. Owner-operated since its inception, the waterfront restaurant on the docks in historic Cannery Village specializes in Orange County’s freshest seafood, classically prepared and served at a fair price in a friendly, casual atmosphere. New lunch and dinner menus, printed daily, feature more than 40 varieties of fresh seafood and shellfish annually. Other highlights include a shellfish bar, kid’s menu, patio dining, full bar, weekday happy hours, full wine list and monthly tasting events.
Reviewed August 25, 2018 via mobile

Pleasant place with a good sea food . May be expansive but the view on the port has a price .
Outside tables are the best

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank jb03111
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Bluewater_Management, Manager at Bluewater Grill Seafood Restaurant & Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded August 29, 2018

Dear joel b,

Thank you for the four star review and your comments. We will definitely share your comments with everyone on the staff and thank you once again!

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Reviewed August 23, 2018

Page was amazing, took excellent care of us.

We love the scallops the best! The atmosphere is casual and so lovely facing the yachts!
This is our favorite for fish and atmosphere is perfect!

The chef creates great flavors and the oysters were incredible! We can't wait to return!

The oysters are also fabulous and very fresh.

Date of visit: July 2018
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Thank Clara B
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Bluewater_Management, Manager at Bluewater Grill Seafood Restaurant & Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded August 29, 2018

Dear Clara B,

Thank you for the great five star review and your kind words. We will definitely share your comments with everyone on the staff and thank you once again!

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Reviewed August 15, 2018

The blackened swordfish was wonderful. A very large portion. My husband I split the order and couldn't finish it.

Date of visit: August 2018
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Thank yeliabad
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Bluewater_Management, Manager at Bluewater Grill Seafood Restaurant & Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded August 22, 2018

Dear yeliabad,

Thank you for the great review regarding your dining experience with us. We appreciate the high remarks on our blackened swordfish. We will definitely share your comments with everyone on the staff and thank you once again!

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Reviewed August 6, 2018

Gave it a try AGAIN, after 2 years hoping beyond hope that it was as good as it was years ago , but NOPE! Waited 1 hr + for table. ,Food was horrible and the waiter was not much better. Had to ask over n over for the bill as grandsons sat there falling asleep while we waited for the bill. SO sad what was once my all-time favorite California seafood restaurant will be no more. LONG drive for bad food and bad service

Date of visit: August 2018
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Bluewater_Management, Manager at Bluewater Grill Seafood Restaurant & Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded August 8, 2018

Dear Jo S,

Thank you for dining with us. We apologize for the poor experience you had and we will definitely discuss on how we can improve on that. We appreciate you taking the time to share your feedback and will work on it.

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Reviewed August 2, 2018 via mobile

We waited about 30 minutes before being seated for an outdoor table which was fine. We ordered the calamari for an appetizer and 2 pasta and shrimp dishes, the tuna and I had the shrimp and scallop skewers. My skewers came out cold but the rice and Brussel sprouts were warm. I never told our waiter because he never came back. We waited at least 20 minutes after we had finished dinner before we saw our waiter again and that was because I had to flag him down. It took another 20 minutes to pay. Mediocre food and no service.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Dorimom523
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Bluewater_Management, Manager at Bluewater Grill Seafood Restaurant & Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded August 8, 2018

Dear Dorimom523,

Thank you so much for dining with us. We appreciate you taking the time to share your feedback as we will relay it back to our staff and our management.

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