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Sharky's Woodfired Mexican Grill

21119 Newport Coast Dr, Newport Beach, CA 92657-1122
+1 949-729-1000
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  • Average10%
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“fajita bowl” (2 reviews)
“mahi mahi” (2 reviews)
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11:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
Mexican, Fast food, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
21119 Newport Coast Dr, Newport Beach, CA 92657-1122
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I love the fact that Sharky's offer organic nd I like the food. BUT, the size of burritos are different each time. I mentioned it to the district manager once a few months ago in addition to my complaint about their lack of willingness to...More

Thank behroozs198
jeff o, Guest Relations Manager at Sharky's Woodfired Mexican Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Serving consistent, high quality food is important to us. We appreciate your compliments to our polite Team, but I'd like to speak with you further about the burritos, so please send me an email at dgoldstein@sharkys.com including the date and time that you were here....More

Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

We shared a plate of chicken nachos and a Sharky’s salad. Pretty yummy and huge nachos, and the salad had such a refreshing touch with the little mandarin oranges in it. The different salsas are what makes Sharky’s special to me...I love the avocado salsa...More

Thank jasonfree350
jeff o, Guest Relations Manager at Sharky's Woodfired Mexican Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 17 July 2018

You chose some awesome dishes! We're happy our fresh salsa bar helps set us above the rest in your eyes, and it's excellent that you and your wife both have your favorites. See you both again soon! Thank you, David - Sharky's Woodfired Mexican Grill

Reviewed 19 June 2018

We stopped at Sharky's Woodfired Mexican Grill on a whim. The food was ok, but nothing special. I was a bit surprised that the California tacos didn't have avocado.More

Thank too_few_trips_1
jeff o, Guest Relations Manager at Sharky's Woodfired Mexican Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 21 June 2018

Our Team appreciates you stopping in and sharing your feedback. I'm sorry you weren't fully satisfied with your meal, and we'd love to help you find a dish on our menu you thoroughly enjoy, as there are lots of different options to choose from. To...More

Reviewed 19 December 2017 via mobile

This is my first time eating here and pleasantly surprised with the freshness of all the Ingredients and the healthy sourcing that they advertise. I had the mahi mahi fajita bowl which was absolutely delicious. Guacamole is included and it’s not an extra nor are...More

Thank Otodoc
jeff o, Guest Relations Manager at Sharky's Woodfired Mexican Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 20 December 2017

Reading that you were pleasantly surprised by your visit to Sharky's makes our day! We take great pride in the fresh, organic, locally sourced, non-GMO, hormone- and preservative-free ingredients we use, and we're glad you appreciate our commitment to quality. Thanks for your high recommendation,...More

Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed the food so much we visited this eatery twice during our stay in California. I had the Fajita bowl and it was so flavorful! This place did not disappoint and the service was fantastic.More

Thank Jamie R
Management response:Responded 14 August 2017

It was wonderful to have you visit while you were here in California, Jamie! We're pleased that you enjoyed our tasty Fajita Bowl and received fantastic service, and if you're ever in the area again, please be sure to stop by! Thank you, Sharky's Woodfired...More

Reviewed 3 August 2017

Wasnt sure i wanted to try a Mexican Grill called "Sharky's, but I thought the Burrito was excellent. My wife also said her meal was tasty. Very nice service as well.More

1  Thank MikeCtravel
Management response:Responded 7 August 2017

We're thrilled that you decided to give us a try! It's fantastic that you and your wife both enjoyed your meals and the service you received, and we hope you'll be back to taste some of our other delicious menu items. Thank you, Sharky's Woodfired...More

Reviewed 10 July 2017

It is a mexian grill in a style similar to a Chipotle or Qdoba. The options were fresh and tasty. Many different optons. My daughter is vegetarian and she loved it! They give gresh chips. The managers were very friendly and inquired both times to...More

Thank 1happymomof3
Management response:Responded 12 July 2017

Ensuring your satisfaction is always a top priority! It's wonderful that you and your daughter enjoyed our fresh, tasty options, and it was our pleasure to offer the friendly service you deserve. See you next time! Thank you, Sharky's Woodfired Mexican Grill

Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

After finding this gem on our last trip to Newport Beach this was our first stop. Our four grandkids are picky and diverse. They all found something they loved. Basically licked their plates clean. Awesome salsa bar. Loved their new pork tacos. Service was highly...More

Thank MikeKerrey
Management response:Responded 5 June 2017

We're so happy to hear you and your grandchildren enjoy eating at Sharky's! Thanks for your kind words and we hope you continue to visit us :) Thank you, Sharky's Woodfied Mexican Grill

Reviewed 23 March 2017

Counter service. Ordered nachos, which had been warmed in a pizza oven. They were therefore overdone...nearly burned to a crisp. Drinks from the soda machine were room-temperature. These machines typically cool the drink even without ice; not this one. Prices seemed unusually high, but this...More

Thank Dirk D
Reviewed 11 February 2017

Very good Mexican "fast food plus". You will order at the register when you walk in, then take a seat & they bring your meal. Good size portions, nice selection - better than most in this category. Indoor and outdoor seating. In the shopping center...More

Thank Kathi C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 21119 Newport Coast Dr, Newport Beach, CA 92657-1122
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Newport Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 949-729-1000
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