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Bluefin Fine Japanese Cuisine

7952 East Pacific Coast Highway, Newport Beach, CA 92657
+1 949-715-7373
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good15%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
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“bluefish” (23 reviews)
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Japanese, Seafood, Sushi, Asian
7952 East Pacific Coast Highway, Newport Beach, CA 92657
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have been going to Bluefin for mnau years. Our last several visits, however, left us a bit disappointed. One Saturday night a month or so ago, the fish was good but the service was pretty bad: slow, inattentive, and forgetfu, perhaps because it was...More

Thank BillR2390
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

Chef Abe and his brigade have been at it in Southern California for many years and their current location caters to the well-healed of the Newport Coast with consummate care and panache. The variety of specialty fish (and other foodstuff) is daunting, and the quality...More

Thank MarcoP116
Reviewed 5 September 2018

This restaurant had good reviews so we went. The room was half empty which wasn't a good sign. The restaurant next door had a line at 9pm. We had a variety of dishes. Nothing to die for. Some of the sushi had odd toppings we...More

Thank rlhooks
Reviewed 22 August 2018 via mobile

I have eaten here 50+ times over the years and it NEVER disappoints. Yes, it is pricey but worth it. The house made sauce on the albacore nigiri melts in your mouth. The mushroom miso soup is rich and fantastic. The crunchy spicy tuna is...More

Thank Kate M
Reviewed 21 July 2018

Skip this place it is 50-100% more expensive than other great sushi places Tuna and toro great like every good sushi place. Saki recommendation was a joke at 26 per small flask Japanese mackeral was old and smell like cat food, This is my second...More

Thank waltermichael
Reviewed 10 April 2018

Newport has a plethora of sushi restaurants, and Bluefin rates at the very top. We highly recommend the Philly roll and the Spider roll. The service was outstanding!

Thank Fay M
Reviewed 13 September 2017

We ordered a bottle of sake and the chef put down an amazing selection of nigiri. Im picky and will def be going back

Thank dannyunited
Reviewed 1 August 2017

My husband and I frequent Bluefin on an almost bi-weekly basis, living nearby in Newport Beach. This is our favorite sushi restaurant in Orange County, recently surpassing Hamamori at the South Coast Crystal Court mall in Costa Mesa. This is an expensive Japanese/sushi restaurant...but it's...More

3  Thank BillR2390
Reviewed 22 May 2017

Don't know where to start. Ok here we go 1. Service was bad 2. Food was average (for me that is). 3. Shrimp Tempura came right after everybody else ate 4. Waiter place the wrong order to the sushi chef. I ordered Spicy Tuna hand...More

Thank Danh K
Reviewed 27 January 2017

A tiny extremely popular restaurant. Everything is of highest quality from fish to elaborate dishes. The sushi doesn't disappoint. An outstanding value for the quality of the ingredients and preparation.

2  Thank christine a
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$100
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Open Hours
11:45 AM - 2:15 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:45 AM - 2:15 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:45 AM - 2:15 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:45 AM - 2:15 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:45 AM - 2:15 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:45 AM - 2:15 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:45 AM - 2:15 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7952 East Pacific Coast Highway, Newport Beach, CA 92657
    (Crystal Heights)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Newport Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 949-715-7373
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