13 Restaurants Serving Up Fresh Fare and Spectacular Views During Newport Beach Restaurant Week
Bon appétit Newport Beach! The 15th Annual Newport Beach Restaurant Week is returning, and we hope you’re hungry! Gear up for two weeks of delicious deals and tasty offerings, we’re shining the spotlight on a few restaurants where the views are as good as the food. From bayside wine bars to beachfront brunch spots, these 13 establishments are as easy on the eyes as they are on the appetite. Sign up for your NBRW pass for easy access to all of restaurant week’s participating list and offers!
Get your seafood fix at this elevated, old-world locale. 21 Oceanfront is not only known for its stellar steaks and seafood but also its dreamy ocean views. Make a reservation during golden hour and catch a dreamy sunset! During Restaurant week enjoy their $40 prix-fixe dinner menu featuring entrée choices such as their Prime Flat Iron Steak, Pan-Seared Skuna Bay Salmon and more.
The Beachcomber Café
Perched on the sand in Crystal Cove, The Beachcomber is an ideal spot for a hearty breakfast, boozy lunch or sunset dinner. With an expansive outdoor deck and views of the sparkling big blue, this quaint cafe is a must, especially during Restaurant Week! ! The Beachcomber will be offering a $30 prix-fixe lunch menu and a $50 prix-fixe dinner menu for you to enjoy!
Billy’s at the Beach
Fresh seafood, tropical drinks and live tunes are just a few highlights of this Newport Beach hotspot. But the real draw? Billy’s world-famous Mai Tais and endless harbor views. Billy’s is offering a $25 Burger and Mai Tai deal and a $45 8oz Filet Mignon and Pinot Noir deal.
Located on the Lido Peninsula, this historic dockside restaurant will have you hooked on its fresh and sustainable seafood. Snag a seat on the patio during happy hour and take in stunning views of Newport Bay. Bluewater Grill is offering $25 prix-fixe lunch menu and a $40 prix-fixe dinner menu for you to enjoy!
Looking for the perfect date night spot during Restaurant Week? Head to Buddha’s Favorite and enjoy delicious Japanese cuisine on the restaurant’s cozy patio overlooking the bay. Buddha’s Favorite will be offering a Bento Box special that includes edamame, 2 pieces of sashimi, 1 salmon candy, and 1 full roll ( choice between California, Crunchy, Philly or Spicy Tuna).
Coliseum Pool & Grill
A heated patio and golf course views? Sign us up! The Coliseum Pool & Grill at The Resort at Pelican Hill serves up classic American grill fare in a setting that’ll quite literally sweep you off your feet. Coliseum Pool & Grill is offering a lunch special for $23 that includes a Grilled Swordfish Sandwich with all the fixings and a Grilled Pacific Swordfish dinner special for $36.
Situated just steps from the Newport Pier, Dory Deli serves up a fresh selection of sandwiches, burgers and beer that’ll cure all of your midday cravings. Dig into these deli favorites as you look out at the waves and relish the sunny springtime weather. Dory Deli is offering a Sunset Special, for $17 from 5pm to close enjoy Dory Burger, Buffalo Mary Sandwich (V), or Lifeguard Club, with your choice of Helmsman Hazy IPA, House Wine, or N/A Beverage.
Tucked inside the iconic Balboa Pavilion, Harborside offers a family-friendly setting—perfect for a casual bite. Snack on fresh seafood plates as you gaze out at the boats cruising by. Choose from entree options like their Alaskan Halibut, New York Steak, Cioppino, and more with Harborside’s $45 prix-fixe dinner menu.
Lighthouse Bayview Café
At Lighthouse Café, floor-to-ceiling windows provide unobstructed views of Newport Harbor. So whether you’re heading in for a decadent brunch or a breezy afternoon lunch, your stomach and eyes are sure to be satisfied. Lighthouse is offering a $25 prix-fixe brunch menu and $40 prix-fixe dinner menu.
Head upstairs to Newport Landing’s iconic Oyster Bar for seafood snacks and a selection of local wines, craft beers and tropical drinks. Perched on the harbor’s edge, this historic spot makes for the perfect waterfront happy hour during Restaurant Week! Newport Landing is offering a 3 course dinner menu for $32!
This new American snack shack located at Big Corona Beach is a tasty spot for some seafood! The casual counter-serve vibe makes it an easy pitstop when the kiddos get hungry! And, given its beachside location, well, you know what to expect. Tackle Box is offering an epic $15 prix-fixed lunch menu with choices like their BBQ Pork sandwich, Truffle Burger and more!
The Winery Restaurant & Wine Bar
Sip, sip, hooray! If you consider yourself a wine connoisseur, then you’ll want to stop by The Winery during this year’s Restaurant Week. Harbor views and fine wine? Name a better duo. We’ll wait.
This industrial-chic spot in Lido Marina Village invites diners to sip, savor and stay awhile. If you’re in the mood for a serene, sit-down meal, zinqué is just the spot. Sip on a glass of vino, feast on French cuisine on the restaurant’s cozy dockside patio. Enjoy options such as Steak-Frites, Moules-Frites, Lasagna and more with zinque’s $50 prix-fixe dinner menu.
Written By: Kaylin Waizinger