Beachcomber Cafe - Crystal Cove
THE BEACHCOMBER CAFE CAN ONLY ACCOMMODATE RESERVATIONS OF PARTIES OF 6 OR LESS PER OUR AGREEMENT WITH CALIFORNIA STATE PARKS
The Beachcomber at Crystal Cove provides ocean front dining in the Historic District of the Crystal Cove State Park with breath taking views of the Newport Coastline and Catalina Island. Situated steps from the sandy beach, The Beachcomber's outdoor patio provides the perfect spot to enjoy the ocean's breeze while sipping on your favorite cocktail or enjoying one of the many favorite entrees and appetizers.
The Beachcomber's outdoor tropical bar 'The Bootlegger' with thatch roofing provides the perfect spot to escape from the world while enjoying one of many tropical vivations.
Pan Seared Diver Scallops
Forbidden Rice, Pea Tendrils Salad, Frisse, Roasted Heirloom Tomato, Passion Fruit Beurre Blanc
Fried Calamari, Homemade Potato Chips, Sichuan Aioli, Basil, Arrabiata Sauce
Sauted Pacific Jumbo Shrimp, Torchio Pasta, Roasted Tomato Basil Sauce, Fresh Basil, Mascarpone Cheese Mousse
This place was awesome....I wish I could remember my waitress name....i might have if the drinks weren’t so damn good. We had the Calamari, Coconut shrimp Kobe burger and the Lobster BLT. Everything was perfect!!!!! Ambience was fantastic...a little chilly to be on the beach for me...but will definitely be back.....you will not be disappointed ❤️❤️❤️
It was a great experience celebrating my daughters 19th birthday
Birthday celebration for mother-in-law. All COVID-19 precautions we’re adhered to by entire staff. Food was very good!!
Had a wonderful night! Lobster was amazing! The Date I brought was impressed! I’ll be back again!
Don’t try and get your table without all there. We got stuck in traffic and I called ahead
Letting them know . We were 10 minutes late and they gave our table away in 5 minutes.
Having back problems I had to wait another 25 minutes while my son came down of the trolley because all had to be standing there. I could have had three cocktails and a appetizer by them. Well 390.00 dollars later I just got the bill and the manager comes over and says your 90 minutes are up in 5 minutes. Really? What a you know what.
Excellent service, food, everything!! Nothing to be even remotely disappointed about. They good every precaution possible to make safety a priority during COVID.
Pricing, ambiance and service are fabulous. Whether your on a vacation or taking a meal break, you'll leave feeling refreshed and satisfied. I still consider it a hidden gem.
It’s a great location, food is delicious and service is perfect.
Great dinner! Great place for families or couples or groups!
We have been to the Beachcomber Cafe many times and have never been disappointed in the food or the service. The ambiance cannot be beat.
Seated ahead of reservation. Server brought a few chilis for us when we inquired. Food always outstanding and beautiful beach view!
Great place to have good food and see a beautiful view.
Great job on additional dining on the sand. We have dined here for lunch for many years! The only available reservation was 5:30p.m. The best weather, table on the sand and delicious dinner was the best experience we’ve had in a long time!
Always a treat to enjoy a meal at Beachcomber Cafe!! Such a unique and special spot, service is always good, always a good idea to make a reservation, and spacing of tables allows for a comfortable experience during these "social distancing" times. I prefer the Chilaquiles for breakfast! The Beignets are an occasional fun and delicious treat to start with. Lunch is a good option also, but, breakfast is my favorite.
We would love to come back if we could get a reservation. See you in the Fall, already booked solid
The beachcomber is a great place to visit. We had a great time except for the fact that our server forgot to validate our parking ticket..... as a result we had to pay the $15 charge... I wouldn’t have minded except for the fact that during COVID-19 you’re only allowed to stay an hour and a half at your table. $15 is a lot to pay for two hours of parking.
Food and service was outstanding. We were seated immediately and got to observe a pod of dolphins while we were dining. Prices are very modest.
A friendly and knowledgeable wait staff serving excellent food in a gorgeous setting. It was a beautiful dining experience.
Excellent spot for a meal. Allow lots of extra time for parking. The ambiance is great as this spot is right on the beach, and the food exceeded expectations.
Great Food!!! Excellent service. Best part is location.
Friendly staff with gorgeous views! My biggest tip, arrive at least an hour and a half early, especially if you're going on the weekend. The parking lot was full and they do not offer valet services or exclusive restaurant parking. We spent over 45 minutes trying to park which made us late for our reservation. The restaurant was great, however, and they were still able to accommodate us with a reasonable standby time. The food was wonderful! I especially loved the artichoke appetizer and shrimp tacos! The cocktails made me feel like I was back in Hawaii!! The endless summer and watermelon mojitos were my favorites!
Fun beach vibe cafe with great food and service
Great breakfast with a a beautiful view, will definitely be returning.
the place has a beautiful setting, service was great and the food is delicious.
A great "get away". Lunch at the beach doesn't get much better than this!
Great service, yummy food and beautiful view.
Really good food and wonderful service. Even saw dolphins swim by!
A wonderful private evening with my bride on our anniversary.
With all of the COVID19 concerns, The Beachcomber did an excellent job with their re-opening strategy; less tables so they could spread out/distance more between; digital menus; servers all wearing masks and gloves; cleaning of tables patrons limited to 90 min. (more than enough time for meal friendly & helpful. Always a great dining experience but during these uncertain times, good to know that they're squared away & it's still the excellence you'd expect from this establishment.
Amazing breakfast and walk on the beach afterwards. A must for any beach lover!
Love this place. Food always on point. Service is great. Beautiful view.
We were a bit comprehensive due to the current situation but I must admit the entire staff was amazing! We were even seated early & right on the beach. They really take social distancing & cleanliness seriously. We were party of 4 and ordered different meals so that we could sample each of them. Wow!! Every bite was Incredible. Our server Alex was very attentive, humorous & gave us great suggestions. We will definitely request him on our next visit! Can’t wait to go back!!
Good food. Disappointed that we only had 90 minutes to enjoy the experience. Felt rushed. Drove a distance n not happy we had to leave so soon.
This is my favorite restaurant in the Newport/Laguna Beach area.
They Beachcomber had made additional outdoor seating, on the sand! It was a beautiful evening dining while enjoying the waves! The sevice and food were excellent!
excellent experience all around and Melissa was awesome
Met my cousin for lunch. They did a great job with masks and social distancing. Everyone was truly pleasant and attentive. One of my favorite spots!
Perfect setting great food and service seems very covid safe
Beachcomber is the ultimate California Beach experience. You are literally on the sand overlooking the ocean so the scenery is perfect. Every time we go we have excellent service. We tried the Ribeye steak this time and it was OUTSTANDING!! Love it here!
Beachcomber Cafe - Crystal Cove is rated 4.8 stars by 7005 OpenTable diners.
You can book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size.