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850 Avocado Ave, Newport Beach, CA 92660-7945
+1 949-718-0187
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good31%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
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American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
850 Avocado Ave, Newport Beach, CA 92660-7945
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Came here for dinner to celebrate my birthday. Reservations are highly recommended. Great service starting from the hostess who got our drink orders right away and started the biscuit ordered, as it takes a while before you can get fresh ones. Our waitress was very...More

Thank 878cheyennep
Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed their oysters and smoked salmon that we made a reservation to stop in for a second visit on our way to the airport! Staff were friendly and very professional on both visits and very concerned about getting us served timely on the day...More

Thank travelgal617
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Gulf Stream is always busy. The food is always delishhhhhh! The service is always good. We love to eat here . My only complaint is they don’t take reservations. This Restaraunt is busy busy and I can see why. The Restaraunt is cool and the...More

Thank Disnie Z
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A good place for good food, one of my best Ahi tuna ever. It is not cosy or nosy so for me a good place to go, not cheap either...

Thank Denis B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Dined there twice in one week for the artichokes, crab cakes and biscuits. Wonderful service and great vibe. OMG!

Thank sjkjazz
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Prices as you would expect in Newport but the service could be a little better for this price range. Great location

Thank A San D
Reviewed 7 February 2018 via mobile

Ate lunch here with a friend a few days ago! Always a great crowd at lunch! Get here early so they don't run out of the crab cakes. They are phenomenal! Service is always good. Not inexpensive.

Thank JimW551
Reviewed 5 February 2018

Excellent food and selection of wines. Parking shared but seems to always be available. The prices are on the high-side but so is the quality. Service is spectacular as teams of people provide you with a great deal of attention. Very "California" beah look without...More

Thank wheelernodealer
Reviewed 29 January 2018 via mobile

Locals hang out with a very busy weekend crowd. No corkage fee for 1st bottle of wine (if not sold on the menu, $15 if so). We love the smoked salmon appetizer, it’s my favorite!!! The Louisiana Shrimp is also super yummy!!! No happy hour...More

Thank Sherena T
Reviewed 12 January 2018 via mobile

Good ambiance particularly outside patio area. The food was decent but for the price it was not too good. I had their soup and salmon. Both were bit disappointing.

Thank Johanna K
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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, Brunch, 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, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Romantic
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 - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
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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