Beachcomber Cafe - Crystal Cove

4.8
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$30 and under
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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.

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4.8based on recent ratings
4.7
food
4.7
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4.8
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BeachGrl
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Unbeatable. The most amazing spot on the historic Crystal Cove beach for a fabulous meal. Be sure to get a reservation and then just soak it all in. Go for a beach walk after eating, and you will feel completely rejuvnated!

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AnnieL
Orange County
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It's great to have our favorite restaurant back open!

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JinaP
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent lunch experience and the staff went out of their way to make sure we were distanced and safe. Food was outstanding! I enjoyed the new turkey club and my husband had the fried chicken sandwich! The Big Bad Bloody Mary was beyond delicious!

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GabrielR
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I would go there everyday if I could when in the area.

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OpenTable Diner
Orange County
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Great place to get some air with a beautiful view while enjoying the best beignets in OC.

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OpenTable Diner
Monterrey
5 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall4food4service5ambience5

The view is amazing and the service is phenomenal

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The day never ended :) wonderful experience

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AuntyTee
1 review
Dined on March 17, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We went to the Beachcomber on Tuesday March 17th - St. Patrick’s day, also my husbands birthday. It just so happened to also be during the time Coronavirus was starting to become more talked about. We decided to go ahead with our plans to celebrate & had an absolutely beautiful day! The waiters were very attentive and brought out a special birthday surprise treat. The restaurant was quiet (we like it that way) & very comfortable- food was delicious. Overall a great experience!!!

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Paul
1 review
Dined on March 15, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastic experience! Great food, great service, really fun atmosphere--would love to make it a weekly event (at least).

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WilliamW
Orange County
10 reviews
Dined on March 14, 2020
Overall5food3service4ambience5

Great location!

Wonderful view!

They are open all day starting with breakfast.

Definitely the place to be for special occasion and it’s just as good for family.

Prefer day time to enjoy beach front, ocean view dining. Come before sunset for a romantic occasion.

Food quality, option not the greatest but the view and vibe makes up more it plus more. The best part is price is reasonable for such location. If you come with a group or bring your family, you’re not gonna break bank.

Staff really friendly.

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MelissaV
1 review
Dined on March 14, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great place to experience and introduce to out of towners

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Shar
Los Angeles
4 reviews
Dined on March 13, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I love the Beachcomber, especially in the winter, without a lot of people on the beach. The food is always great and the service is always fantastic.

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DeniseM
Orange County
7 reviews
Dined on March 11, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Love this place for breakfast! The food is great and the view is stunning.

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vipAMPP
San Diego
41 reviews
Dined on March 10, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything was delicious. We had the Brioche French Toast and Crystal Cove Omelette. Not a busy day due to the rain, so very relaxing right on the beach. Will be back for sure.

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lulu
Los Angeles
13 reviews