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Rockin' Baja

2104 W Oceanfront, Newport Beach, CA 92663-4327
+1 949-723-0606
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good38%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“lobster” (29 reviews)
“tacos” (20 reviews)
“carne asada” (7 reviews)
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11:00 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
Bar, Seafood, Mexican
$$ - $$$
2104 W Oceanfront, Newport Beach, CA 92663-4327
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1 - 10 of 143 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I both ordered fish tacos. They were really terrible. The fish wasn't fresh and the sauce was really bad. Do not recommend. Waitress was very friendly. Staff was great. Really need to improve.

Thank Heike D
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

Went here as our last stop before the airport and a very long trip home! The staff were so lovely and accomodating, giving honest advice about the size of their meals (huge!) and allowing us to order separately so one of us could watch our...More

Thank alarajoy
Reviewed 21 October 2017

After a long day at conference, my two partners and I made our way to Newport Beach where they were staying at a nearby Air BnB. We walked across the street to find a good selection of restaurants for dinner, and chose the Rockin' Baja...More

Thank Bob A
Reviewed 15 August 2017

This is a fun place right off of McFadden Square at the base of the Newport Pier area. Kind of funky as it's oddly shaped and doesn't afford many views, but the food more than makes up for any shortcomings that the location may have....More

Thank Andy B
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

Truly the best taco I have ever had! I would highly recommend this restaurant. Very close to Newport beach. Also good place to eat for those with nut allergies

Thank LarnisLegend
Reviewed 26 July 2017

Ate here a few times and never had a bad meal. It can get crowded so get there early or make a reservation. Great location near the beach with lots of parking.

Thank Edwin S
Reviewed 17 July 2017

We were told this was a good place to get lunch. My wife and I split the surf and turf tacos. Why would you put beans on this taco. It just killed the flavors of the steak and the shrimp. The beers were reasonable and...More

Thank Lostandhungry
Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

It tasted even better than it looked! The seasoning was awesome tons more food than I could eat. I would def recommend it!

Thank helensievers75
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

First 5 star review on our LA vacation!! Yay!! Rockin' Baja was truly Rockin'!! I didn't expect much coz my experience with beach front restaurants is that you pay for the location... Not the food. But I was pleasantly surprised that the food, service, ambiance,...More

Thank Maria T
Reviewed 21 June 2017

On holiday for a week in southern California. Found this place and had lunch. Their tacos were amazing as were the ice cold beer. Fun place with great service.

Thank Q4240KFpeterl
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2104 W Oceanfront, Newport Beach, CA 92663-4327
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Newport Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 949-723-0606
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