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850 Avocado Ave, Newport Beach, CA 92660-7945
+1 949-718-0187
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good30%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
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“fried oysters” (14 reviews)
“ribs” (19 reviews)
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850 Avocado Ave, Newport Beach, CA 92660-7945
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our first visit to the area, and we used trip advisor. This was a great find, the wait staff was wonderful, friendly and provided great service. The lunch selection we chose the special heirloom tomato salad and an seafood cocktail appetizer, it was delicious. We...More

Thank PaynesGrey7
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Took a dear friend here for her birthday. Sat on patio and had such a wonderful evening. You overlook PCH, but still so pleasant to sit outside. Great cocktail to begin with. Got the artichoke as an appetizer. Best ever! I can't wait to return....More

Thank disneykathie
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This has been one of our favorite restaurants since it was known as the "Cowboy". Delicious seasonal entrees served by a friendly, competent staff. We noted on our recent visit they are no longer taking dinner reservations, so arrive early to be seated inside or...More

Thank Don H
Reviewed 15 July 2017

Just next to T Bahamas, is this great restaurant with full bar. plenty of free parking in that strip mall too. Pricey, but the place to be. Locals favorite dine and wine place. recommended MeuterMedia

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Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

I'm disappointed at what used to be a family favorite. They no longer take reservations. This was a long time local family dinner spot. Makes me sad we can't make reservations anymore.

Thank luvtotravel818
Reviewed 12 July 2017

There is something special about this indoor/outdoor restaurant. The decor and atmosphere is upscale yet comfortable, with seating at bar, at high tables next to bar, booths and tables indoors and high tables outdoors. Service is always spot on. The grilled artichoke is reason enough...More

Thank princpinot
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Sitting outside under the stars drinking cold perfectly made martinis as my date had some excellent by the glass wine. Their selection is extensive and reasonably priced. We added the salmon plate which is a perfect cold summer dish.

Thank D7610PIjasonr
Reviewed 10 July 2017

This is a very open, airy restaurant. The restaurant is surrounded by open outside fire pits for socializing, eating outside or having a cigar! It's all there. The oysters with the Cajun mustard sauce was divine as was the rotisserie chicken and shoestring potatoes. However...More

Thank Sandy W
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

Gulfstream was recommended by a worker at a local, beautiful nursery. We went for lunch yesterday. We had to come back again today. The artichokes alone worth it. 3 beautifully grilled half chokes, charred and seasoned w a remoulade were heaven. Crab cakes, which I...More

Thank holajefe
Reviewed 4 July 2017

Like all the other restaurants under the Hillstone brand, Gulfstream does not disappoint. The restaurant follows the same formula as the others in the family, small limited menu with a special item or two, all done extremely well. Service as expected is first rate, our...More

Thank caneguy
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Lynne A
12 February 2017|
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Response from Dr Sue M | Reviewed this property |
I recall a few specials mentioned when I inquired but the menu is quite varied and has a wide range of daily selections certain to please! Leave room for the pie!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 850 Avocado Ave, Newport Beach, CA 92660-7945
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Newport Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 949-718-0187
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