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Bluewater Grill Seafood Restaurant & Oyster Bar

630 Lido Park Dr, Newport Beach, CA 92663-4442
+1 949-675-3474
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Overview
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good34%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (92 reviews)
“sand dabs” (14 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00All hours
CUISINES
American, Seafood, Soups, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
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630 Lido Park Dr, Newport Beach, CA 92663-4442
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1 - 10 of 534 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

It was a lovely warm evening so we asked to sit outside- really enjoyed it and dinner was delicious. Dessert is worth it! They also handled our kids really well, with the dirty worms dessert!

Thank Elle31_9
Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate at the Bluewater on Sunday and it was fantatstic . Living in Vegas I dont get the chance to eat Cherrystone clams on the halfshell so when we sat at the bar and asked if they had them I was so happy to...More

Thank Kenny K
Reviewed 1 week ago

They have a lot of staff, you want for nothing. All of the servers pleasant and smiling. It makes a huge difference when the people who work there want to be there. The location is nice on the docks, with boats coming and going. Indoor...More

Thank Earthbound-Traveler
Reviewed 1 week ago

Based on a good review on Trip Advisor we decided to dine at Bluewater Grill as seafood was on our list to try. Our server Ryan was excellent and suggested many items. We started with the calamari which was tender and cooked perfectly. The 3...More

Thank Dealmaker
Bluewater_Management, Manager at Bluewater Grill Seafood Restaurant & Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Dealmakers, Thank you for the great review, the four stars, and your comments. We truly appreciate it, since it helps our business and it also helps raise staff morale. Everybody likes to hear when they are doing a good job! We will definitely share...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful atmosphere. Excellent service. This place was really hopping on a Saturday evening. Orders from our table included lobster tail, crab cakes, scallops, creme brûlée and all was delicious. Very good service as well.More

Thank Julie R
Bluewater_Management, Manager at Bluewater Grill Seafood Restaurant & Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Julie R, Thank you for the great review, the five stars, and your comments. We truly appreciate it, since it helps our business and it also helps raise staff morale. Everybody likes to hear when they are doing a good job! We will definitely...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice and busy place... very noisy inside especially if you are close to the kitchen A little expensive for what it is but the food is ok ... not fancy. Good for families and friendsMore

Thank AiTrip
Bluewater_Management, Manager at Bluewater Grill Seafood Restaurant & Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear AiTrip, Thank you so much for your business and the recommendation. We truly appreciate you taking the time to share your feedback. We will share your comments with our staff and our Chef. We appreciate your comments. Thank you and we hope to see...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had dinner there tonight. Big list of seafood. Busy place. Wife and I each ordered Mahi Mahi with the Mediterranean sauce. Fish was steaky, hard and dry. Sauce looked good but was tasteless. Fish was apparently frozen. Should have sent meal back. Veggies were very...More

Thank Ed F
Bluewater_Management, Manager at Bluewater Grill Seafood Restaurant & Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Ed F, Thank you so much for your business, and taking the time to review us. We truly appreciate you taking the time to give us feedback, which we take very seriously, and we take appropriate action internally. We apologize for the slow service....More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We looked on Tripadvisor and decided to give it a try. So glad we did. They only take reservations on parties above 6. We luckily got a table for two when we showed up at 7pm. We had the new england chowder and the scallops...More

1  Thank dcjtrips
Bluewater_Management, Manager at Bluewater Grill Seafood Restaurant & Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear dcjtrips, Thank you for the great review, the five stars, and your comments. We truly appreciate it, since it helps our business and it also helps raise staff morale. Everybody likes to hear when they are doing a good job! We will definitely share...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent service, incredible views and amazing food! The seafood was so fresh and delicious. We ordered fried calamari, mussels, grilled artichokes, crab and artichoke dip as appetizers. All delicious! My main dish was seafood chioppino and it was great. We also tried the cheese cake...More

Thank worldly12016
Bluewater_Management, Manager at Bluewater Grill Seafood Restaurant & Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear worldly12016, Thank you for the great review, the five stars, and your comments. We truly appreciate it, since it helps our business and it also helps raise staff morale. Everybody likes to hear when they are doing a good job! We will definitely share...More

Reviewed 10 July 2017

We were looking for a place to dine that didn't have a wait. We opted to sit at the counter instead of waiting 25 minutes. The server was pleasant and was busy but had no delays in service. The food was delicious, Salmon, Chipolte Blackened...More

Thank 23Traveler
Bluewater_Management, Manager at Bluewater Grill Seafood Restaurant & Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Dear 23Traveler, Thank you for the great review, the four stars, and your comments. We truly appreciate it, since it helps our business and it also helps raise staff morale. Everybody likes to hear when they are doing a good job! We will definitely share...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 15 - US$ 50
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, View
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 630 Lido Park Dr, Newport Beach, CA 92663-4442
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Newport Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 949-675-3474
  • E-mail
Description
Newport BeachEstablished in 1996, Bluewater Grill in Newport Beach was the original inspiration for what hasbecome the leading premium seafood restaurant chain in Southern California. Owner-operated since its inception, the waterfront restaurant on the docks in historic Cannery Village specializes in Orange County’s freshest seafood, classically prepared and served at a fair price in a friendly, casual atmosphere. New lunch and dinner menus, printed daily, feature more than 40 varieties of fresh seafood and shellfish annually. Other highlights include a shellfish bar, kid’s menu, patio dining, full bar, weekday happy hours, full wine list and monthly tasting events.
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