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21 Oceanfront

2100 W Oceanfront, Newport Beach, CA 92663-4327
+1 949-673-2100
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
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“swordfish” (20 reviews)
“seafood” (19 reviews)
“fra diavolo” (3 reviews)
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American, Seafood, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
2100 W Oceanfront, Newport Beach, CA 92663-4327
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Old style San Francisco restaurant. Cozy good music in the bar and some wonderful food to go with it all.

Thank 243ChrisA
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I expected more after the glowing reviews. We arrived at 6:30 and were out the door by 7:20. The service was actually too fast and I like good service. The food was very good, however I ordered the roasted veggies with quinoa for $7 to...More

Thank Robin R
Reviewed 17 September 2018

Great location. Very relaxing atmosphere. The service is superb. Waiters were super kind. We went there for dinner. We ordered a steak and scallops. Both meals were very delicious. I would recommend coming bit earlier for the dinner so you can catch a sunset. It...More

Thank Vanja7
Reviewed 14 September 2018 via mobile

Absolutely excellent. Tony the bartender was awesome and took care of everything as the piano player played while the sun set over the Pacific. His vodka Gibsons were spot on. Their menu is tasteful and offers many good selections, but definitely above standard bar food....More

Thank beachbumjk
Reviewed 9 September 2018

As Kathy and I were ready for our last meal Brother NEIL called and said the kids Justine and Joey wanted to meet us. We met at 21 ocean and had a great time meeting them as well as seeing Neil and Wendy again. Dinner...More

Thank Summersnuggles
Reviewed 5 September 2018

We had appetizers and cocktails. The Lambchops were incredible, along with the Maryland style crab cakes and the Fillet Carpaccio. We enjoyed the Cucumber Mint Fizz cocktail. We ate in the lounge and listened to the live music. It was relaxing and our servers were...More

Thank docvluvs2travel
Reviewed 31 August 2018

Location is wonderful, the space is very nice, atmosphere great and the service very professional. If that's enough to make your evening then you are off to the races. Personally, I am all about the food and all that other stuff is a distant second....More

Thank Dave M
Reviewed 6 August 2018

Classic seafood restaurant, right on waterfront on peninsula of Newport Beach. All the usual fish and shell fish. Great service, wonderful wine list ,and lovely setting. Valet parking available. Great for special celebrations

Thank jazz562
Reviewed 28 July 2018

Although it's a bit tricky to get to the valet in beach parking lot, it was worth the wait! Celebrated wedding anniversary on Sunday night, enjoying the ocean view and sunset in a cozy booth. The food was superb, and Lisandro and Grant gave better...More

Thank Macfoodies
Reviewed 21 July 2018 via mobile

My swordfirst was prepared just perfect. Really enjoyed. We had couple of bottles of wine with the dinner. Wine was ok. Great view. Staff was very friendly. Lucky that life music was in another room, otherwise it would spoil the dinner. This place needs a...More

Thank Daniel_G_MEL
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 31 - US$ 80
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Groups, Romantic, View
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2100 W Oceanfront, Newport Beach, CA 92663-4327
    (Newport Beach Pier)
  • Public Transportation: We offer Complimentary Roundtrip Transportation for groups of 8 or more within a 20 mile radius (based on availability). We have Custom Mercedes Sprinters and Corporate Vans. Comfortable, clean white vehicles, staffed with professional drivers. This service is complimentary, driver gratuity is appreciated.
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Newport Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 949-673-2100
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