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Bayside Restaurant

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900 Bayside Dr, Newport Beach, CA 92660-7460 (Bayside / PCH)
+1 949-721-1222
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11:30 - 22:00
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Sun - Wed 11:30 - 22:00
Thu 11:30 - 22:30
Fri 11:30 - 23:00
Sat 17:00 - 23:00
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West Lafayette, Indiana, United States
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40 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I picked this option as a place for a business dinner with a colleague (but not business dress), via Open Table. The live jazz was actually pretty good, and since we were seated in the "terrace" area, the music was pleasant but not too loud. An excellent wine menu, with some good pairings for a variety of foods. My colleague... More 

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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61 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant is located down by the Harbor Island in Newport Beach. Good menu selection with something for everyone. Nice wine selection as well. I think there is music (Pianist) nightly. Nice background music throughout dinner. Mid-range in price...

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Irvine, CA
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100 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

I had lunch with a colleague. One of us had the menu, 3 courses, which is reasonably priced. The other had a la carte appetizer and main dish, which was super expensive. The food is OK, but nothing special. I had the prawns, which were rather tasteless, and a soup which lacked a specific taste. So, overall, the food is... More 

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Thank William R S
Newport Beach, California
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30 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Bayside has become one of my favorite restaurants. We went last night for Valentines Day. We had a reservation, but decided to sit at the bar, at Bradley's station. It's a cool bar, in close proximity to the live music (piano, sax and singer). The lighting is perfect, and there is a tv at the bar for those must see... More 

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Thank Janet L
Newport Beach, California
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47 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

Live music Thursday's through Saturday - we like it all but especially enjoy Thursday night jazz. Happy hour is one of the best in town. I am fond of their Crab cakes. Great wine selection too. SERVER's Jamie & AJ are tops

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Thank Bonnie J
Southern California
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18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2017

We've here many times, including last night which featured the Newport Beach restaurant week prix dinner for $40. Had the soy-glazed Scottish salmon which was at least a 4/5. Banana bread pudding with a vanilla gelato was superb. Nice place for a special occasion or just a nice dinner with friends. Noise level was moderate.

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San Francisco, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

Popular place with vibrant bar scene and nice music. There is a big outside enclosed area but you won't be able to hear the music too well. Make sure you specify you want to sit inside. The young Maureen d neglect to tell us the booth in the bar area is self serve and made us stand and wait for... More 

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Lawrence, Kansas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

Happened onto this place purely by accident. Sold out - offered a seat on the patio under the heat lamp. Are we glad we stayed. Excellent chocolate mousse made with real cocoa. Great value.

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

We were hoping to find a nice restaurant even though we did not have a reservation and luckily found this place. We sat at the bar and had a beet salad and a salmon with lemon risotto. The beet salad was one of the better ones we have had and the salmon was also top notch. The wine prices were... More 

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Mount Prospect, Illinois
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

Went to the bayside for thanksgiving dinner with my family.. let me tell you it was amazing! From start to finish the service was amazing our waiter was friendly and attentive but not all up on you. The bussers were even quick and very nice. My wife and daughters ordered the thanksgiving dinners and my son and I choose the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 21 - US$ 30
Cuisine
American, Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, 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
Romantic, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 22:00
Monday
11:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 22:30
Friday
11:30 - 23:00
Saturday
17:00 - 23:00
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
Description
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?