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Pelican Grill

22800 Pelican Hill Rd S, Newport Beach, CA 92657-2007
+1 844-443-0022
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good25%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
22800 Pelican Hill Rd S, Newport Beach, CA 92657-2007
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a reservation to celebrate my Mom's 70th birthday there last night. Self parking was simple in a garage a minute's walk away. We were greeted and asked if we wanted to sit inside or outside. We checked it out and decided to sit...More

Thank gsmyles
Pelican_Hill_Resort, Manager at Pelican Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for sharing your candid experience with us, and I apologize that your mother’s dinner celebration at Pelican Grill was anything less than perfect. The missteps you describe don’t reflect the attentive and personalized service we aim to provide, and I’m disappointed that we...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I came to celebrate a special occasion with a friend and was not disappointed. I know there have been a lot of bad reviews lately, so I was hesitant, but we were treated well and the food was amazing! The property itself is very clean...More

Thank CharlieeMariee
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

An amazing view and the food was very good at a reasonable price considering where you are and the view you have.

Thank Matt T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were excited about going to the Pelican Grill. Have eaten at the Coliseum Restaurant at Pelican Resorts before so thought this would be as good. At first, the server seemed so attentive. Then, not so much. Ordered a salad with ranch dressing. Asked for...More

1  Thank RhinestoneLady
Pelican_Hill_Resort, Manager at Pelican Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

I apologize that your meal at Pelican Grill left you disappointed, especially compared to the visits you’ve enjoyed at Coliseum Pool & Grill. The service missteps you describe don’t reflect the friendly and attentive atmosphere we aim to create, and I’m sorry that we fell...More

Reviewed 9 April 2018

The quality of food is getting worst. ThE seafood ciopp[ino was watery and smell bad like a rotten fish. first bite and heard a shell cracked. it was left over mussle shell.the berries was sour like lemon.The cantaloupe was not sweet and did not trim...More

Pelican_Hill_Resort, Manager at Pelican Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Hello Mr. Bolinski, I apologize that your most recent visit to Pelican Grill left you disappointed, and I appreciate you taking the time to share your experience with us on Yelp and Tripadvisor. Please know that I’ve taken this opportunity to personally address your feedback...More

Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

We were recently staying at the Villas and looking for a casual place to eat. Of course Pelican Grill seemed to be a good pick but we were sadly mistaken — twice. Our first experience was at dinner on a weeknight. We had a 7:00...More

Thank mike60521
Pelican_Hill_Resort, Manager at Pelican Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 6 April 2018

Hello Mike, I apologize that your two visits to Pelican Grill fell so short of the dining experience you were looking forward to. Our goal is for guests to enjoy every moment of their stay at Pelican Hill, and I'm disappointed we missed the mark....More

Reviewed 22 March 2018 via mobile

Our second time staying here and still blown away! We had three days of meetings and I was most impressed with the attentive, friendly and efficient staff. Our 7:00 am breakfast was always on time and expertly prepared. The support staff were constantly tending to...More

1  Thank lucas h
Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile

Extremely good quality food with amazing service. Everyone was so kind and welcoming in the entire place. Would highly recommend this restaurant. Definitely on the pricey end but it’s well worth it. Caesar salad and BBQ pizza were great appetizers. The pretzel bread they Bring...More

1  Thank Grace K
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

We just hosted a large (24 guest) in a private room. We had coordinated this event Carly Curtis. She was wonderful. She had a menu with the selection with 2 salads, 3 entrees and 2 deserts our guest could choose printed. Service was impeccable and...More

Thank Vlk-707
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

We had a family outing based on a travel deal. Our wait staff was absolutely terrific. The hostess was not as courteous as one would expect, which is the reason for the four star review. Now back to the food and wine. Our waiter told...More

Thank Matt B
Pelican_Hill_Resort, Manager at Pelican Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 6 March 2018

Hello Matt, Thank you for bringing your family to Pelican Grill, and I appreciate you taking the time to share your candid feedback with us. While I’m glad to read that you enjoyed a delicious meal, I apologize that your interactions with our hostess tarnished...More

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31 December 2016|
Response from Dr Sue M | Reviewed this property |
Gift Certificates for the resort can be purchased online or directly from the Concierge at Pelican Hill. You need to communicate with them directly for purhase.
Stacey P
16 November 2016|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 30 - US$ 40
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 22800 Pelican Hill Rd S, Newport Beach, CA 92657-2007
    (Pelican Hill Road and Newport Coast Drive)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Newport Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 844-443-0022
Located at Pelican Hill Golf Club, Pelican Grill presents the quintessential California dining experience, featuring cuisine prepared with the highest-quality fresh and locally sourced foods, al fresco dining on the ocean-view terrace, and a popular lounge with two huge 9' x 6' HD TVs for viewing sports events.
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