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Pelican Grill

22800 Pelican Hill Rd S, Newport Beach, CA 92657-2007
+1 844-443-0022
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good25%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
22800 Pelican Hill Rd S, Newport Beach, CA 92657-2007
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food at Pelican Grill is outstanding- only matched by the views and service. Many options on the menu for all desires.

Thank pkmakai
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We tried all of the eateries at the resort and this was our favorite. A little more casual than Andrea and we liked the menu choices better. We ate on the balcony at sunset and it was beautiful. Drinks at the bar before hand, good...More

Thank Deana S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is luxury as you'd expect. The service is exceptional, the food lovely and the cocktails imaginative and delicious (they change seasonally). Go for the sunset and enjoy California at its finest.

Thank Partypoodle
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went here for the 4th time in a couple of weeks today and the food is always delicious and the view is amazing. The surprise today is we really want to let management know that the food runner, Francisco, is a shining star!! For...More

Thank Hchan777
Pelican_Hill_Resort, Manager at Pelican Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello Hchan777, I’m so glad to read that Pelican Grill has become a new favorite of yours! Thank you for taking the time to share your kind words about your dining experience. Francisco is a wonderful asset to our team, and I’ll be sure to...More

Reviewed 7 May 2018

We had a reservation to celebrate my Mom's 70th birthday there last night. Self parking was simple in a garage a minute's walk away. We were greeted and asked if we wanted to sit inside or outside. We checked it out and decided to sit...More

Thank gsmyles
Pelican_Hill_Resort, Manager at Pelican Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 10 May 2018

Thank you for sharing your candid experience with us, and I apologize that your mother’s dinner celebration at Pelican Grill was anything less than perfect. The missteps you describe don’t reflect the attentive and personalized service we aim to provide, and I’m disappointed that we...More

Reviewed 29 April 2018

I came to celebrate a special occasion with a friend and was not disappointed. I know there have been a lot of bad reviews lately, so I was hesitant, but we were treated well and the food was amazing! The property itself is very clean...More

Thank CharlieeMariee
Reviewed 29 April 2018

An amazing view and the food was very good at a reasonable price considering where you are and the view you have.

Thank Matt T
Reviewed 27 April 2018

We were excited about going to the Pelican Grill. Have eaten at the Coliseum Restaurant at Pelican Resorts before so thought this would be as good. At first, the server seemed so attentive. Then, not so much. Ordered a salad with ranch dressing. Asked for...More

1  Thank RhinestoneLady
Pelican_Hill_Resort, Manager at Pelican Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 2 May 2018

I apologize that your meal at Pelican Grill left you disappointed, especially compared to the visits you’ve enjoyed at Coliseum Pool & Grill. The service missteps you describe don’t reflect the friendly and attentive atmosphere we aim to create, and I’m sorry that we fell...More

Reviewed 9 April 2018

The quality of food is getting worst. ThE seafood ciopp[ino was watery and smell bad like a rotten fish. first bite and heard a shell cracked. it was left over mussle shell.the berries was sour like lemon.The cantaloupe was not sweet and did not trim...More

Pelican_Hill_Resort, Manager at Pelican Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 16 April 2018

Hello Mr. Bolinski, I apologize that your most recent visit to Pelican Grill left you disappointed, and I appreciate you taking the time to share your experience with us on Yelp and Tripadvisor. Please know that I’ve taken this opportunity to personally address your feedback...More

Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

We were recently staying at the Villas and looking for a casual place to eat. Of course Pelican Grill seemed to be a good pick but we were sadly mistaken — twice. Our first experience was at dinner on a weeknight. We had a 7:00...More

Thank mike60521
Pelican_Hill_Resort, Manager at Pelican Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 6 April 2018

Hello Mike, I apologize that your two visits to Pelican Grill fell so short of the dining experience you were looking forward to. Our goal is for guests to enjoy every moment of their stay at Pelican Hill, and I'm disappointed we missed the mark....More

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31 December 2016|
Response from Dr Sue M | Reviewed this property |
Gift Certificates for the resort can be purchased online or directly from the Concierge at Pelican Hill. You need to communicate with them directly for purhase.
Stacey P
16 November 2016|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$40
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Business meetings, View, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
10:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
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17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
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11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 22800 Pelican Hill Rd S, Newport Beach, CA 92657-2007
    (Pelican Hill Road and Newport Coast Drive)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Newport Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 844-443-0022
Located at Pelican Hill Golf Club, Pelican Grill presents the quintessential California dining experience, featuring cuisine prepared with the highest-quality fresh and locally sourced foods, al fresco dining on the ocean-view terrace, and a popular lounge with two huge 9' x 6' HD TVs for viewing sports events.
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