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Pelican Grill

22800 Pelican Hill Rd S, Newport Beach, CA 92657
+1 844-443-0022
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good26%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (9 reviews)
“cioppino” (7 reviews)
Open Now
17:00 - 22:00All hours
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
22800 Pelican Hill Rd S, Newport Beach, CA 92657
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1 - 10 of 327 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Was informed by the concierge that the Grill was the place to in on the resort, just found that we were not really welcome, the bar had a lack of people serving and the quality of the food and service was not to standard. Had...More

Thank GRAHAMbx
Pelican_Hill_Resort, Manager at Pelican Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello Graham, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback with us. I apologize that your recent visit to Pelican Grill left you disappointed, especially after the recommendation from our concierge. Our goal is to create a delicious dining experience with seamless service...More

Reviewed 24 May 2017

A friend from Georgia arranges a Ladies' Tea every Christmas season. We spent many years at the Ritz-Carlton until they eliminated the Library and started holding the tea in a non-descript banquet room. We moved on to the Balboa Bay Club for a number of...More

Thank MaryLouise H
Reviewed 23 May 2017

The views, the service, the fittings, the atmosphere. Aaaaah. The food, the drinks, the big booths. All absolutely 1st. Class!

1  Thank James C
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

Reserve ahead. No tables. Made the trip over after talking to hostess that we could eat in the bar. That was not going to happen so we turned around and left.

Thank Linda B
Reviewed 18 May 2017

This is one of the best deals in town! I come here to lunch with the ladies. It's really beautiful with great views of the Pacific. At $22 the Express Prix Fixe is a bargain!

Thank M M
Reviewed 13 May 2017

For the laid back mantra of Newport Beach this resort and grill seem a bit tight. Looks can be deceiving because the staff and especially the wait staff are SoCal lovelies. Try out the Happy Hour you won't be disappointed. Feast on the appetizers for...More

Thank CaliforniaCosette
Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

Menu boring, waiter arrogant, food mediocre... with all the choices in Newport/Laguna area, I only have myself to blame for expecting them to change. The best part of the experience was the level of service from the valet. Give this a miss unless you are...More

Thank Barry S
Pelican_Hill_Resort, General Manager at Pelican Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 9 May 2017

Hello Barry, I apologize that your recent meal at Pelican Grill left you disappointed. Our goal is to create a friendly and delicious dining experience for both Resort guests and local guests alike, and I’m sorry that we fell short in both areas when you...More

Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

I had dinner with friends from out of town and they decided on the pelican grill for dinner. We met early in order to avoid the crowd and sat down around 6pm. From the start the service was a little slow but acceptable as it...More

Thank Domenick F
Pelican_Hill_Resort, Manager at Pelican Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 2 May 2017

Hello Domenick, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback on our review page, and I’m sorry that your recent dinner to Pelican Grill left you disappointed. I understand how important it was to enjoy a relaxing evening with your friends from out...More

Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

We have been staying here for three days and have found the resort lovely. However the restaurant service and food have been disappointing - particularly at the Villas. Pelican Grill was much better. A short shuttle ride toward the PCH, it was elegant and had...More

Thank Shermyanne
Reviewed 12 April 2017

I made a reservation for 4 people for lunch here just due to the beautiful views to celebrate my cousin's graduation from college and moving to Los Angeles. Well, I was actually embarrassed that I brought them to this restaurant. First of all, for how...More

Thank Molly M
Pelican_Hill_Resort, Manager at Pelican Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 2 May 2017

Hello Molly, Thank you for taking the time to share your candid feedback with us. I apologize that your lunch at Pelican Grill was anything less than perfect, especially because you were celebrating an occasion as important as your cousin’s college graduation. Our goal is...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.
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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, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
View, Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
10:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 22800 Pelican Hill Rd S, Newport Beach, CA 92657
    (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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