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The Beachcomber

15 Crystal CV, Newport Beach, CA 92657-2123
+1 949-376-6900
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good30%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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15 Crystal CV, Newport Beach, CA 92657-2123
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Takes a bit to find but you must try this lovely restaurant by the sea. Had Margaritas (mine with Jalapeño) and a great meal while watching Dolphins play in the Pacific. Go there!

Thank Matt M
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed the food and atmosphere! Right on the water. Delicious food. The sea bass was wonderful. Try the tomato soup and you won’t be sorry by finishing off the meal with their famous beignets!

Thank brendaholmes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing atmosphere on the sand surrounded by the Crystal Cove cottages. A hidden gem, but a much experience when in the Laguna Beach area. The food is exceptional. Blankets are available for anyone needing to be cozy. Waves crash, children run and scream, walkers are...More

Thank Jane M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had a meal here five years ago. And even though I can't remember what was served, I know I was satisfied and would like to come back. So this time I brought my daughter and a friend of hers for dinner. Getting a table...More

Thank Espen L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a reservation at 9:30, called because got lost & told them we would be late. Get there about 9:43 and Marcus said “Um yeah we had to give your table to someone else, you will have to wait about 30 Min”. Rules had said...More

Thank dmy2018
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A short trek (or wait for the shuttle) from the parking lot to the little historic village of Crystal Cove that fronts the ocean is home to this amazing little restaurant. We stopped for breakfast en route to LA from Oceanside and are SO glad...More

Thank JeanenneC
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Amazing location directly on the beach. Great menu - burgers, salads, sandwiches. Friendly service and reasonable prices too. A must if you're visiting Crystal Cove Beach.

Thank Carolynvonm
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We decided to go for breakfast during the week to avoid the crowds. We took the bus down ($1.50 each way).We arrived mid morning and got a table for 6 right away. Loved being right on the beach! The beignets were seriously amazing! I was...More

Thank danasager
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went just for a walk on the beach and couldn’t resist. There was no wait at 8:30 am on a Wednesday. First of all, the staff all seems to work together. We had Annie as our waitress, but another waitress got us started. Annie...More

Thank Sandi S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Tried to go for lunch and was told it was two hour wait. Nothing is worth that. The location is nice, right on the beach and very casual. Good luck if you really want to go.

Thank Brenda K
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14 January 2018|
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Response from Wander640422 | Reviewed this property |
There was no one there when we arrived around 8:00. By 8:30 there were four additional families. Ordering food doesn’t take long but getting the food takes longer than “normal” because it’s all made to order.
Karen F
2 October 2017|
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Response from Allen M | Reviewed this property |
Genuinely don't know about GF but I doubt they'd have any issue if you told them.
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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, 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
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, View, Romantic
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
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