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The Beachcomber Cafe

15 Crystal CV, Newport Beach, CA 92657-2123
+1 949-376-6900
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good31%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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15 Crystal CV, Newport Beach, CA 92657-2123
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Reviewed 3 days ago

While walking the length of the beach at Crystal Cove State Park on a sunny day, we decided to take a rest stop at the Beachcomber Cafe to whet our whistles. Never made it to the restaurant, so I'm unable to speak to the food,...More

Thank alyson w
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Wow...staff 4 stars...the owner checked on ever table. This has to be number one on your list. The Sea Bass excellent but the salmon was even better. They said the wait was an hour but really like 35 minutes at the bar with the spring...More

Thank BuddyHotel
Reviewed 1 week ago

A bit of a hike from the parking lot on the other side of PCH but they have a shuttle that will drop you off really close to the beach and restaurant. Such a gorgeous view of the pacific. Many awesome menu items and specialty...More

Thank ebbenny
Reviewed 1 week ago

Crystal Cove is a wonderful beach in Newport, California and it has an equally wonderful cafe. We could not get a table at the Beachcomber restaurant and we were told that we might be able to get a seat at the Beachcomber Bar, which did...More

1  Thank jacquieNn
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My first time here... my daughter brought me here for Mother's Day. I'm not sure if breakfast is always only brunch or if this was specifically for Mothers Day It's a bit pricey but you do get your moneys worth. The restaurant is on the...More

1  Thank sunshinecaligirl
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Beachcomer is one of those restaurants you hope never falls victim to change in the name of progress. The location is an Orange County icon and treasure. Come for breakfast but plan to stay for awhile to enjoy the beach. The food is excellent...More

Thank Jim G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Long early morning walks Saturday and Sunday at Crystal Cove and worked in early breakfast both times. Saturday had awesome service, great pancakes, terrific experience. Sunday we still had great food, went with egg dishes instead. For some reason service was not so good. Started...More

1  Thank hawkeyes4
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Beachcomber is a nice restaurant with great views and is right on the beach. A little hard to get to but park across the highway and walk to restaurant. It's $15 to park but the restaurant will validate parking and the sits free.

Thank Bill M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a small restaurant right on the beach at Crystal Cove. The access to the area is restricted which is part of its charm. You need to park across the highway and take a shuttle bus each way. It is part of the experience...More

Thank Ian B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant offers a fire pit dining experience where you can cook your own hamburgers and hot dogs on a small grill that is provided, a complete cooler with everything you need, i.e., rolls condiments, utensils, napkins, and ingredients to make smores with chocolate for...More

Thank Marie R
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
can we go on a Sunday for luch without reservations and what would be the typical wait
20 October 2016|
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Response from Jean W | Reviewed this property |
You always need reservations! I have no idea if they are open on Sunday
Do you have a children's menu?
12 July 2016|
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Response from rtoyakawa | Reviewed this property |
Kc B
my granddaughter will be SEVENTEEN.... on the 8th of July. She specifically asked for a breakfast treat on the beach or as close as we can get.. What time do you begin/stop serving breakfast?
7 July 2016|
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Response from Gbusiek | Reviewed this property |
Not sure but she would love the Beachcomber!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 30 - US$ 30
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
Romantic, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Kids, View
Open Hours
07:00 - 21:30
07:00 - 21:30
07:00 - 21:30
07:00 - 21:30
07:00 - 21:30
07:00 - 21:30
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
  • E-mail
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