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850 Avocado Ave, Newport Beach, CA 92660-7945
+1 949-718-0187
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good30%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
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“fried oysters” (15 reviews)
“ribs” (19 reviews)
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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 2 days ago via mobile

Party of 6, having fun on Friday, and the manager came to tell us to tone it down. Food was good, but manager was awful treating us like school kids. The night was ruined.

Thank egraff
Reviewed 5 days ago

We had a great dinner here. Both of us had ribs (beef). They were delicious--falling off the bone, with a crispy top. And, the serving was nice sized. Accompanied by fries and slaw, or your choice of 2 vegetables, the meal was great. It is...More

Thank William R S
Reviewed 5 days ago

This is a key spot to be seen & to see in Newport Beach if you're into that sort of thing. "Fine dining" without much selection in the same loud, crowded open room as the bar. Food selection was limited and disappointing. Took my brother...More

Thank onthelooselive
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I really like the food selections here from the smoked trout appetizer to various fresh fish dishes. The ambiance is nice it can get noisy. Make a reservation or be prepared for a long wait. Sometimes the service can be spotty. Never have been disappointed...More

Thank capowilson
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Always one of my very favorites anywhere for the fried shrimp! Excellent service and always clean. Sometimes there is moderate wait but well worth it. The prices are very reasonable.

Thank Stuart M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

All fans of rowing should go to this place, because they have one old skiff and one old double sculls under the ceilings ! The service is great, the food is excellent !! I recommend the Scottish salmon, ans do try their smoked salmon, it's...More

Thank Robin K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Tried their jumbo strips and fried oysters very good.cant book long wait if you go around 6 Colbert ci. Good venue for smokers

Thank Margeritta
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Gulfstream is a wonderful hybrid of fine dining and comfort food. Each dish (my favorites are the two shrimp dishes) is consistently good and always beautifully presented. It's also approachable...no silly small plates of odd cuisine (that's where the comfort food part comes in). Service...More

Thank Jemsmom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice lunch today. We arrived a little after noon. We had to wait about 20 minutes for a table. Once seated we waited foe awhile for our server. Service overall was a little bit slow. We also had to wait and ask for our check...More

Thank rxplus
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

Our first visit to the area, and we used trip advisor. This was a great find, the wait staff was wonderful, friendly and provided great service. The lunch selection we chose the special heirloom tomato salad and an seafood cocktail appetizer, it was delicious. We...More

Thank PaynesGrey7
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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, Breakfast, 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
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
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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