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Coliseum Pool & Grill

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22701 Pelican Hill Rd S, newport beach, Newport Beach, CA 92657-2008 (Newport Coast Drive)
+1 949-612-1917
07:00 - 22:00
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17 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Brought coupons from Travelzoo. They were valid for weekdays only excluding certain holidays. We made reservation for 2/21. Told the person at the other end that we are using said coupons. The guy said it is OK. We drovee 50 miles to get there. Upon arrival, we were told that we can not use the coupons because it is a... More 

Thank sclin460
Seal Beach, California
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62 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It's such a great venue! Great pool and great view! Excellent service and delicious food and drink. We will be returning for sure! Jeri was our server and she was phenomenal!

Thank Anna Beth G
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87 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Perfect spot for a resort style lunch. Great service. This was our first visit to the spot, and we will definitely be back.

Thank COArtist
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

When in Newport, the coliseum is a must for lunch. The setting is absolutely beautiful and lots to choose from on the menu.

Thank 361tiffanyr
Ottawa, Canada
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88 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I will deal with the slightly negative aspect of our dinner experience first, as it was partially beyond the control of the resort or the Coliseum Pool and Grill. It also must be stated that the weather was near record lows. That being said, the two ladies in the party required two blankets each, which were promptly provided by the... More 

Thank Al G
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414 reviews
233 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had the opportunity to have dinner at the Coliseum Pool and Grill at the Pelican Hill Resort on Newport Coast. It is a fantastic location with a great view over the ocean and up the Orange County coast. The service was generally good, but did not quite come up to the standards one would expect from what is supposed... More 

Thank geotech522
Nashville, Tennessee
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340 reviews
235 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had multiple meals during my recent stay at Resort at Pelican Hill at Coliseum Pool and Grill. First of all, the view when sitting outside is excellent - both of pool and ocean. I had lunch and dinner at the grill. There is large menu of starters, salads, entrees and sandwiches. Have to order the sweet potato fries -... More 

Thank u2fan56
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

This is a place good for appetizer, salad since it's a pool side serving spot. A little bit understaff as I just got my coffee when my breakfast is half finished. Food is fresh and tasty. Dinner time it's half bar half dining. Entree size is small but appetizer is relative big. Good for sharing.

Thank Tiger L
Newport Beach, California
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57 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017

We live near the resort and dine on the property several times per month. One of our favorite experiences is breakfast at the Coliseum Grill. The food is great, the atmosphere and view are amazing and the staff are good. The one problem we see regularly is that the restaurant is understaffed. Most recently we had a 10 am brunch... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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121 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016

Book early and enjoy a creative menu served by attentive waiters. The Outside tables are prized on those great winter days.

Thank meherio

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20 - US$40
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Validated Parking, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 22701 Pelican Hill Rd S, newport beach, Newport Beach, CA 92657-2008
    (Newport Coast Drive)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Newport Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 949-612-1917
An incomparably fun and intriguing place to dine, the Coliseum Pool & Grill overlooks the "scene" at the strikingly iconic Coliseum Pool, back-dropped by the Pacific Ocean. American favorites on the superbly prepared menu runs the gamut from pizzas, panini and sandwiches to seafood dishes, pastas, specialty salads and even smoothies.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?