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Rockin Baja Lobster Newport
Rockin Baja Lobster Newport

Rockin Baja Lobster Newport Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.rockinbaja.com
  • Phone: (949) 723-0606
  • Hours of Operation: Lunch

    Daily: 11:00am - 4:00pm

    Dinner

    Daily: 4:00pm - 9:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Mexican, Seafood
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Area, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Private Room, Smoking Area, Takeout, View, Wine

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Balboa
  • Parking: No
A word from Rockin Baja Lobster Newport
Rockin' Baja is a full service and fun Mexican-Seafood restaurant that offers uniquely prepared Baja style seafood presented in rustic steel buckets. We created a diverse menu filled with exceptionally great, finger lickin’ good fun food delivered fresh to your table daily. Kick back, drink an ice cold beer or margarita, enjoy a shot of tequila and experience all the good times that are Rockin’ Baja.Continued
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Diner Reviews
  • "I really enjoyed the Baja bucket. It was full of tasty lobster tails and yummy large shrimp. I couldn't believe how many lobster tails they included in the bucket. Everything was seasoned to perfection."
    Dined on 6/22/2014
  • "I recently dined at the Rockin Baja Lobster in San Diego and the entire experience in San Diego far exceeded what I received in Newport. By this being a beach area restaurant I expected better service, better food, and overall better dining experience. The tables were dirty, the service was exceptionally slow, and the food was bland and the chips were stale"
    Dined on 6/7/2014
  • "Our friend told us about Rockin Baja in Newport Beach, but we waited for out-of-town visitors before we gave it a try. What a wonderful place for a fun lunch! The buckets are amazing! The lobster and shrimp fresh and the spice mix really finger-licken' good! Service was friendly and attentive, the crowd energetic and fun, really I can't say enough good things. We will be coming back here--definitely now my favorite place in Newport!"
    Dined on 5/24/2014
  • "outstanding tostada salad. appetizers were great. guacamole right on."
    Dined on 5/13/2014
  • "Don't even bother with any other menu items, just pick and choose from the bucket selection. The seasoning and preparation of the shrimp, crab and lobster is out of this world!"
    Dined on 3/8/2014
  • "Me and my girls came for OC restaurant week. Glad we did! Food was delicious and great service!!"
    Dined on 2/28/2014
  • "Great Baja style seafood used in a variety of dishes. We ordered a Baja Bucket for two with lobster, shrimp and crab legs that came with rice, beans and tortillas. It was more than enough for two! I can't talk much about the ambience since we sat in a tight corner in the back the bar. I assume there is a dining room upstairs, but that wasn't available even though we made a reservation (which wasn't needed). Oh, and the cocktails are good. I had a pina colada, which I haven't had in years and it was so yummy! Like having dessert with my meal. Hubby had a Long Island and said it was very good. All in all we had a good time and really enjoyed the food."
    Dined on 2/19/2014
  • "We had to wait for one hour!! Because no reservation found in the system. I still have the confirmation e-mail. I came from all the way from Pomona to Newport Beach, they were asking me if I made reservation San Diego location!! I am not sure is that something OpenTable issue or the restaurant ? We loved food but I can't trust open table reservation !!!"
    Dined on 2/15/2014
  • "I was in town for business.. I wanted so good seafood.. I did an Internet search.. Thought I would try it.. The food was very very good! Bartender provided great service.. Diffiently be back the next trip to Newport Beach!"
    Dined on 2/4/2014
  • "We came here for the first time for the Newport Beach Restaurant Week. The foods overall were great. The service was excellent. The Ahi Poke was the appetizer of choice. The complimentary chips and three kinds of salsa were delicious. We ended up asking for more. This was kind of make up for the waitress for forgetting to bring the rice and beans that was supposedly included in the entree (Famous Baja Bucket). My friend had the Mexican Caesar salad which was just OK. The Epic Burrito was excellent. My friend also had two cocktails (I forgot what he ordered because I don't drink) and they were great. We both had the fired Ice Cream and that was a good choice."
    Dined on 1/25/2014
  • "THIS IS A FAVORITE PLACE FOR MY FRIENDS, NOT SO MUCH FOR ME, BUT IT'S OKAY. THE PLACE IS RELATIVELY SMALL AND EXTREMELY NOISY AND DIFFICULT FOR A HANDICAPPED PERSON IN A WHEELCHAIR TO ACCESS. IF YOU LOVE SEAFOOD, IT'S A GREAT PLACE. FRENCH FRIES ARE AVERAGE AT BEST; DON'T CARE FOR THE BEANS AND RICE. THE TORTILLAS ARE GREAT WITH THE HONEY CHIPOTLE BUTTER MY FAVORITE THING. MY FRIENDS LOVE THE CRAB LEGS AND SHRIMP AND LOBSTER CORN CHOWDER AS WELL AS THE SMORES' DESSERT. THE SERVICE WAS FANTASTIC."
    Dined on 1/25/2014
  • "I had read a few mixed reviews from this website concerning the Rockin' Baja Lobster. We decided it was worth the risk, and we were well rewarded for our decision. After ordering you get a bowl of chips that comes with three different salsas; mango, red and green. The menu is robust with everything from seafood steam pots to tacos and hamburgers. We decided to go with one of the pots that had snow crab, lobster tails and shrimp. The lobster tails are cut in half, and were slightly overcooked, but not a total disappointment. The shrimp are HUGE and are very delicious. The staff was very friendly and were quick to respond to requests. It was a fun atmosphere and the food was very tasty, well worth the gamble to visit."
    Dined on 1/20/2014
  • "The service was the only bright spot. The lobster burger was bordering on pathetic. The slight bit of lobster was soggy and tasteless and the rest of the sandwich without flavor except for the overpowering Tabasco mayonnaise. The Ceaser salad was tossed with almost no dressing and was nearly unrecognizable and flavorless. For a restaurant with lobster in its name the diner certainly deserves better!"
    Dined on 1/18/2014
  • "I love the place, it's near the beach. We ordered sea of cortez bucket--lobster tail sooo awesome..shrimp and snow crab so tasty... and the best dessert I've ever had is fried ice cream...it is soooo yummy...Prices are affordable, waiting time not so bad. We are definitely recommend this to friends.."
    Dined on 1/10/2014
  • "Great seafood buckets, loved the Alaskan Crab Legs platter"
    Dined on 6/15/2013