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Beachcomber Cafe - Crystal Cove, Newport Coast, CA

Beachcomber Cafe - Crystal Cove

4.8
4.8
9997 Reviews
$30 and under
Californian
Voted as one of the "Top 100 Restaurants" for 2023 by OpenTable in the United States

The Beachcomber at Crystal Cove provides "world class" ocean front dining in the Historic District of the Crystal Cove State Park with breath taking views of the Newport Coastline and Catalina Island. Situated on the sandy beach, The Beachcomber's outdoor patio provides the perfect spot to enjoy the ocean's breeze while sipping on your favorite cocktail or enjoying one of the many favorite entrees and appetizers.

The Beachcomber's outdoor tropical bar 'The Bootlegger' with thatch roofing provides the perfect spot to escape from the world while enjoying one of many tropical libations.

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2 people

7:00 p.m.


Booked 116 times today

Additional information

  • Dining style
    Casual Dining
  • Price
    $30 and under
  • Cuisines
    Californian, Seafood, American
  • Hours of Operation
    Breakfast Daily 7:00 am–11:15 am Lunch Daily 11:30 am–4:15 pm Dinner Daily 4:30 pm–10:00 pm
  • Phone number
    (949) 376-6900
  • Payment Options
    AMEX, Mastercard, Visa
  • Dress Code
    Casual Dress
  • Executive Chef
    Carlos Olivera
  • Catering
    Crashing surf and breathtaking sunsets are the backdrops of your Southern California dream event. The Beachcomber's Catering division offers four stunning sites within the California State Park Historic District or will travel to your desired location.
  • Private party facilities
    3 Beautiful settings able to accommodate 25-200 people.Promenade-located right on the beachOutdoor Deck- See the beautiful sunsets and have Catalina in the backround.Vistor Center- Perfect for a Cocktail Party
  • Private party contact
    Jennifer McCallister: (949) 644-8759
  • Neighbourhood
    Newport Beach
  • Cross Street
    Los Trancos
  • Parking Details
    Park across Coast Hwy at Los Trancos Parking lot. Take the shuttle to the cafe or walk the scenic path. It takes about 15 minutes. Check in with the host under the red umbrella by the sea.
  • Entertainment
    Live Guitar on Thursday nights.
  • Additional
    Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cafe, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine

What 9,997 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

4.8
4.8 based on recent ratings
  • 4.7Food
  • 4.7Service
  • 4.8Ambience
  • 4.4Value

NoiseModerate

Loved For

  • Orange County

    Best Ambience

  • Orange County

    Californian

  • South Orange County

    Best Ambience

  • South Orange County

    Californian

  • South Orange County

    Most Booked

9,997 Reviews
  1. Chchch

    Orange County

    3 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    3 reviews

    Dined 3 days ago

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 1
    4. Ambience 5
    Started out great, but before finishing appetizer, soup and meal was brought out together. Felt rushed. Ambiance was nice, most likely will go to BC bar next time and get food at shake shack!

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  2. OpenTable Diner

    Orange County

    7 reviews

    4.0

    7 reviews

    Dined 3 days ago

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Would have given 5 stars but they ran out of French toast and that was something I was looking forward to eating.

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  3. SarahH

    Phoenix

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined 3 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    I wish they validated parking. $15 for parking and $4 ($2/each) so it's annoying that it cost $20 before I even get there for a meal. The meal and service was great.

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  4. OpenTable Diner

    Toronto

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 3 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Took my daughter and friends for her birthday. Food and staff were amazing. They gave her a free dessert of the beignets (which were pure pillows of heaven)🥰

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  5. OpenTable Diner

    Los Angeles

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 3 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Our “secret place” amazing location, great service and yummy food !

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  6. EdwardP

    Palm Springs

    11 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    11 reviews

    Dined 3 days ago

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Food was great especially the sea bass special and basil pasta. Real treat was the pineapple cake .

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  7. Sandi

    Orange County

    42 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    42 reviews

    Dined 3 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Mel treated us very well as we celebrated our wedding anniversaries!

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  8. JanE

    Hawaii

    9 reviews

    5.0

    9 reviews

    Dined 4 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Beautiful day! Beautiful scenery! Beautiful walk on the path! Food was great!

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  9. NP54

    Orange County

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined 4 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Had the shrimp tacos for the 3rd time. Scrumptious as always. Beach front view is fabulous.

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  10. DebbiK

    Yosemite

    11 reviews

    5.0

    11 reviews

    Dined 4 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Only breakfast served before 11:45am. The beignets are their signature treat - best ever!

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FAQs

Beachcomber Cafe - Crystal Cove is rated 4.8 stars by 9997 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

Make a reservation

2 people

7:00 p.m.


Booked 116 times today
Google Map for Beachcomber Cafe - Crystal Cove

15 Crystal Cove, Newport Coast, CA 92657

Additional information

  • Cross Street
    Los Trancos
  • Neighbourhood
    Newport Beach
  • Hours of Operation
    Breakfast Daily 7:00 am–11:15 am Lunch Daily 11:30 am–4:15 pm Dinner Daily 4:30 pm–10:00 pm
  • Price
    $30 and under
  • Cuisines
    Californian, Seafood, American
  • Dining style
    Casual Dining
  • Dress Code
    Casual Dress
  • Parking Details
    Park across Coast Hwy at Los Trancos Parking lot. Take the shuttle to the cafe or walk the scenic path. It takes about 15 minutes. Check in with the host under the red umbrella by the sea.
  • Payment Options
    AMEX, Mastercard, Visa
  • Executive Chef
    Carlos Olivera
  • Entertainment
    Live Guitar on Thursday nights.
  • Additional
    Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cafe, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Phone number
    (949) 376-6900
  • Catering
    Crashing surf and breathtaking sunsets are the backdrops of your Southern California dream event. The Beachcomber's Catering division offers four stunning sites within the California State Park Historic District or will travel to your desired location.
  • Private party facilities
    3 Beautiful settings able to accommodate 25-200 people.Promenade-located right on the beachOutdoor Deck- See the beautiful sunsets and have Catalina in the backround.Vistor Center- Perfect for a Cocktail Party
  • Private party contact
    Jennifer McCallister: (949) 644-8759
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