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Hornblower Cruises & Events

2431 W Coast Hwy, Newport Beach, CA 92663-4759
+1 949-650-2412
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  • Excellent88%
  • Very good6%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“brunch” (4 reviews)
“salad” (4 reviews)
“steak” (2 reviews)
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2431 W Coast Hwy, Newport Beach, CA 92663-4759
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Reviewed 12 May 2018

Went on a dinner cruise around the harbor on John Wayne's Yacht. It's to top heavy to go out to sea. We had a 4 course meal and the 2 & 3 course were more like an entrée. I was so full when we got...More

Thank W1104NYsharon
HornblowerSupport, Manager at Hornblower Cruises & Events, responded to this reviewResponded 12 May 2018

We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your experience with us! John Wayne is such a legend and we are honored to have his beloved vessel, the Wild Goose as part of our fleet. We would love to welcome you back aboard soon!

Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

I took my husband here as a birthday gift because he is obsessed with water vessels. We boarded John Wayne's Wild Goose for a brunch cruise. Honestly, it was a great experience. Staff and crew were so welcoming and friendly, making sure we were content...More

Thank morrisonsrebel
Rebecca M, Manager at Hornblower Cruises & Events, responded to this reviewResponded 7 February 2018

We are so happy to hear that you and your husband enjoyed the food & service on the brunch cruise! We love celebrating special occasions onboard so thank you for choosing to sail with us to celebrate your husband's birthday.

Reviewed 22 January 2018

Went on the Hornblower cruise as part of a work gathering. The boat was much larger than I thought it would be. Champagne and brunch was included. There was plenty of items to choose from at the buffet, including a carving station with several meats...More

Thank doggystravels
Rebecca M, Manager at Hornblower Cruises & Events, responded to this reviewResponded 3 February 2018

Thank you for your review! We are glad that you enjoyed the food and views on board the Champagne Brunch Cruise. Come visit us again soon!

Reviewed 20 August 2017

Hornblower dinner cruise is worth of its price, it already included 2 main entree for every person, salad and dessert at also bread appetizer, welcome drink, complimentary coffee and tea and tap water. The package includes a bottle of either sparkling cider or champagne, champagne...More

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HornblowerMarketing, Director of Marketing at Hornblower Cruises & Events, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2017

So glad you enjoyed your experience and thanks for posting. Hope you can join us again sometime and try our equally amazing champagne brunch cruise!

Reviewed 6 August 2017

We celebrated my husbands birthday on a Friday night. This was way better than expected. The food was wonderful! Couldn't get any better. To get limited onsite parking, you need to get there early. They start boarding at 7 and we got there about 5:30....More

Thank 860elaineg
Reviewed 3 April 2017

My daughter held her wedding on the boat named MOJO. The captain preformed the ceremony and it was beautiful. The couple had and open bar, with appetizers which were delicious. After cocktails we sat down for a wonderful dinner of steak, new potatoes and carrots...More

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Reviewed 24 February 2017

It was fabulous.i like it better than a restaurant because we could get up, move around, talk to each and walk outside whenever we wanted to. The brunch was awesome! Lacked nothing except calories!!! Our waitress was Amy and she was great. Made us all...More

Thank Sue N
Reviewed 27 October 2016

Close to airport. Lots of fun. Very affordable. Good for all ages comfortable for grandparents to show them where they are. You can do these tours more than once. Always new houses people and critters to see.

Thank carynrhoads
Reviewed 18 October 2016

We surprised our friend with a champagne brunch on the Wild Goose which was formerly owned by John Wayne. Hornblower Cruises did a wonderful job of maintaining a lot of the original ship while adding a top deck dining area. Everything was better than we...More

Thank DMarchesi
Reviewed 10 August 2016

We made a return visit to "John Wayne's" Wild Goose yacht with it's superb buffet lunch. We had taken the same cruise last summer and raved about it. We wondered if we really remembered accurately how good it was -- and were not disappointed. The...More

Thank Ang2012
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Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$100
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2431 W Coast Hwy, Newport Beach, CA 92663-4759
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Newport Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 949-650-2412
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