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Bayside Restaurant

900 Bayside Dr, Newport Beach, CA 92660-7460
+1 949-721-1222
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good37%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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900 Bayside Dr, Newport Beach, CA 92660-7460
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What do you expect when you eat at a “higher end” restaurant? You would expect, great food, great service, inviting atmosphere and an attentive and friendly staff. We got “all that and more”. I am from the east coast (NYC /Philly) and am accustomed to...More

Thank Lefty-BassPlayer
Reviewed 18 December 2017

We have been here a few times for special occasions. Great atmosphere with live music. The brunch menu has a lot to offer to please a crowd with Bottomless Mimosa's! Today we all had the special - Diver Scallops! Prepared to perfection! Came on a...More

Thank Cindy O
Reviewed 26 November 2017

This is a rather large restaurant with a busy bar, but we were there for dinner. The Ribeye steak was perfect. No need for any sauces. The Tuna tartar was delicious, even for the food snob in our party. The snap pea risotto with shrimp...More

Thank SymnCwl
Reviewed 20 November 2017

We had a large group on a week night. The bar area had piano music, but it was so noisy that it interfered with our conversation and we weren't even seated in the same room. The food was nice but the service was slow. To...More

Thank Cricket1969
Reviewed 22 October 2017

This was my second visit to Bayside, and I had an excellent meal experience on both occasions. On both visits we had a large (> 10) party, and service was pretty attentive for the most part and very accommodating of any request. There was a...More

Thank TonyRHB
Reviewed 14 August 2017

My husband and I arrived on time for our 7:30 reservation and were seated promptly. We sat for 20 minutes without being acknowledged by the passing waiters. No menus, no water, no drinks, no nothing. Looking around we could see that others were waiting too....More

Thank bdegroot
Reviewed 29 July 2017

Truly enjoyable brunch atmosphere on the patio. Very attentive waiter, Larry. Nice selection of food, Egg Benedict with lox. Crab cake were our favorites.

Thank Ulrike Z
Reviewed 12 July 2017

On a weekend night, the main action was in the bar/restaurant area. Nice piano music, but it was so noisy that we asked to be seated in an adjoining room --a room of little charm. The food was very good, the service was excellent, the...More

Thank Verotchka
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

Ordered the Sea Bass, divers Scallops and Shrimp. Every portion was very generous and the shrimp were Lungastino size. Food was well prepared, service was excellent, atmosphere is great, this establishment is a Newport Beach staple. Excellent location prior to summer jazz concerts with their...More

Thank BigislandGuys
Reviewed 24 May 2017

This is a nice higher end restaurant that we have been going to maybe twice a year for many years. It's good but maybe not as good as it used to be. I don't like it when really good dishes get changes made to them...More

Thank John F
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 21 - US$ 30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 900 Bayside Dr, Newport Beach, CA 92660-7460
    (Bayside / PCH)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Newport Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 949-721-1222
New American cuisine comes to life in this custom-designed location overlooking the harbor in Newport Beach, California. Award-winning Executive Chef Paul Gstrein brings culinary drama to his inventive dishes for lunch, dinner and the enormously popular Champagne Sunday Brunch. Lunch, dinner or brunch dining may all be enjoyed al fresco on our wrap-around patio, made comfortable with built-in heaters and sun drapes. Complementing the kitchen is a circular glass wine cellar that boasts more than 2500 bottles of wine favorites from around the world.
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