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The Beachcomber Cafe

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15 Crystal CV, Newport Beach, CA 92657-2123 (Los Trancos)
+1 949-376-6900
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07:00 - 21:30
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 21:30
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Massachusetts
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420 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

First, you have to park at the State Park parking lot across the highway and take a (convenient and frequent) $1.50 per person shuttle from the lot to the entrance to the park. (Have the restaurant validate your parking lot ticket, which makes it zero instead of $15.) If someone in your car has mobility issues, you can drive down... More 

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Lake Forest, California
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103 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

What a perfect combination of great service and view and food all together in one place. The ambience can't be beat for a view of the ocean while sitting on the outside porch area.

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Orange, California
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12 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We come for early or late breakfasts.it had just rained yesterday so the clear plastic was in place so no wind. They also have heaters and throws on the chair backs.Be prepared for a walk down the hill. Maybe the shuttle is running or we used the handicapped spaces nearby. A historic spot to take visitors for sure. You might... More 

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Duluth, Georgia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This restaurant is on the beach (there are not many in California). The food is very good. Most entrees are around $15. Be sure to request outside eating. The restaurant itself is casual. Definitely worth the time.

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Thank LouisVal
Newport Beach, California
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The Bar Tacos are delicious and crunchy!! You get five so make sure sombody will split!!! The views are amazing !! My favorite restaurant for its light fixtures and decor!!! Service is great! Food amazing

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Thank Deborah S
Brookhaven, Mississippi
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This place is raved about by locals and tourists alike. They have far more than your average breakfast joint. It is directly on the beach but the dining area has wind breakers and heat lamps to block out the chilling wind. Make sure you have a reservation because the line gets long fast.

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Newport Beach, California
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

My nephew was going away to college and had never been to the beachcomber..So we thought it be a great idea to take him for a going away breakfast on the beach… It's such a beautiful area to sit and have breakfast or lunch or even dinner because it's right on the sand in Crystal Cove… Not many restaurants are... More 

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Thank Andrea G
Newport Beach, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a great restaurant, food is excellent, service good, and view is perfect. Very popular, sign in and expect a wait- it will be worth it. While waiting visit the shops, or walk along the beach- great fun either way.

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Rochester
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went on New Years Day for brunch. Missed it by "that much." So we settled for lunch. Served amazing Bloody Mary's. Our group ordered the Kobe Burger, Steak sandwich and the Shrimp Tacos. The burger was huge and nicely topped. Nice amount of fries. The shrimp tacos were flavorful and fresh. The lime dressed salad was bright and refreshing.... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We've been here numerous times, and just visited in early December. The beach setting was beautiful, and the Christmas tree was quite festive. It's not my favorite food in Orange County, but the setting tips the scale from 3 stars to 4.

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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
    5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 30 - US$ 30
Cuisine
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, View, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 21:30
Monday
07:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
07:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
07:00 - 21:30
Thursday
07:00 - 21:30
Friday
07:00 - 21:30
Saturday
07:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15 Crystal CV, Newport Beach, CA 92657-2123
    (Los Trancos)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Newport Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 949-376-6900

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?