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About Oak Grill

Oak Grill is a true Newport Beach original. This exciting new dining destination combines influences from around the globe, as well as the American south resulting in an inspired taste you cannot miss. Our specially curated wine, beer and spirits programs, along with our polished and knowledgeable service team's attention to detail make Oak Grill the center of relaxed coastal luxury.

690 Newport Center Dr
Newport Beach, CA 92660
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Californian

Hours of Operation:

Breakfast:
Daily from 6:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Lunch:
Daily from 11:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m.

Dinner:
Sunday - Thursday from 5:00 - 10:00 p.m.
Friday - Saturday from 5:00 - 11:00 p.m.

Dress Code:
Smart Casual

Price Range:
$31 to $50

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(949) 760-4920

Website:
http://www.oakgrillnb.com/

Entertainment:
Wednesday through Saturday, live acoustic sessions on our Fireside patio from 6 to 9 p.m.

Catering:
When you crave a more intimate location for dining with your group, only Oak Grill’s Private Dining Rooms will do. Featuring two private dining spaces for up to 22 guests, it’s the perfect place to host a lunch or an evening to celebrate. For more information, please contact Kevin Morales 949.760.4920

Parking Details:
Complimentary valet service with validation in the Restaurant.

Executive Chef:
Peter Lai

Additional:
Banquet, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
When you crave a more intimate location for dining with your group, only Oak Grill’s Private Dining Rooms will do. Featuring two private dining spaces for up to 22 guests, it’s the perfect place to host a lunch or an evening to celebrate. For more information, please contact Kevin Morales 949.760.4920

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Details
Sun - Thu 5:00PM - 6:00PM

Fri - Sat 5:00PM - 5:15PM

Private Dining

Experience inviting elegance, modern flair and California cuisine with influences from around the globe and the American south resulting in an inspired taste to share with your group original to Newport Beach.

Oak Grill Ratings and Reviews

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4.5

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.4

service

4.3

ambience

4.6

value

4.1

Noise

Moderate

93% would recommend it to a friend

Great for Outdoor Dining (35)
Great for Lunch (25)
Good for a Date (20)
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Special Occasion (19)
Good for Anniversaries (16)
Good for Birthdays (14)
Business Meals (14)
Romantic (13)
Neighborhood Gem (12)
Quiet Conversation (12)
Cozy (11)
Casual (10)
Great for Brunch (10)
Fit for Foodies (10)
Scenic View (8)
Sunday Lunch (8)
Good for Groups (7)
Worth the Drive (7)
Authentic (6)
Comfort Food (6)
Handcrafted Cocktails (6)
Healthy (6)
Notable Wine List (6)
Afternoon Coffee (5)
Creative Cuisine (5)
Local Ingredients (5)
Pre/post Theatre (5)
Bar Seating (4)
Disabled Access (4)
Live Music (4)
Tasting Menu (4)
Kid-friendly (4)
Fun (3)
Happy Hour (3)
People Watching (3)
Seasonal (3)
Vibrant Bar Scene (3)
Afternoon Tea (2)
Great Beer (2)
Late-night Find (2)
Live Sports (2)
Paleo Friendly (2)
Gluten Free Options (1)
Hot Spot (1)
Quick Bite (1)
Tapas (1)
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined a day ago

Mediocre food. But excellent service

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vip
 (Orange County)·Dined 4 days ago

We are locals who enjoy eating at Oak Grill at last a couple of times a month. The service is great from the valet parkers to the hostess to the server and right back to the valet parker. The food is consistent - very good, served piping hot. It is very pleasant to eat on the patio even when it gets cooler because the have heaters.

Tags: Special Occasion, Great for Outdoor Dining, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Orange County)·Dined 5 days ago

There’s no view, the decor is nice but not amazing, the service was great, the food was really good. The bread they serve had three different colors, but no flavor between all three breads. I ordered the chicken and it smelled so good, I started eating it before I took a picture. So sorry the pic isn’t perfect but the food was excellent, the wine was excellent. I’ll go again, but for what it was, it was overpriced.

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vip
 (Orange County)·Dined on November 13, 2017

The service was not that amazing as always

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 12, 2017

There was a lot of staff but for some reason they were unattentive to some in the restaurant. Our waiter was very nice but he would leave us alone without checking on us for a lengthy amount of time. We probably would’ve ordered dessert and an after dinner drink if he had come by our table. Lots of staff walking around I guess they were busy however the restaurant was not full

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 (Orange County)·Dined on November 12, 2017

We had an excellent meal with outstanding service in a lovely setting on the patio under the huge gorgeous tree. we have enjoyed the gracious hospitality offered many times in the past and plan to return often.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Local Ingredients, Good for a Date, Worth the Drive, Romantic
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vip
 (Dallas)·Dined on November 12, 2017

Great! Great waiter and food. Lovely lights. Beautiful.

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 (Hawaii)·Dined on November 11, 2017

very good yesyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyy

Tags: Romantic, Good for Groups
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·Dined on November 5, 2017

We came for Sunday brunch with guests from out of town. It was a lovely day so we enjoyed sitting outside. Food and service were excellent. I was surprised to see people dressed very informally at such an attractive restaurant in a 5 star hotel.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Great for Outdoor Dining, Sunday Lunch, Special Occasion
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on October 30, 2017

Service impeccable, food is terrific, and the patio dining is relaxing and calming. Love to have a wonderful meal here after shopping......the restaurants closer, or in the shopping area are too busy, noisy and often a wait. ....here, you get 5 star service and consistently delicious fare...free valet for diners is a plus....no driving up and down aisles looking for a spot.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Sunday Lunch, Casual, Creative Cuisine, Handcrafted Cocktails, Great for Outdoor Dining, Good for a Date
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on October 29, 2017

I’ve eaten at oak grill many times over the years and I usually always order the short ribs. I ordered them this time and I had to send them back. They were cold in the middle and there was no sauce.
I was so disappointed and embarrassed bc we were celebrating my friends bday. But I couldn’t eat cold beef.
I think oak grill needs a new chef.
And or a new manager.
This wasn’t the oak grill I knew.

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on October 29, 2017

Wonderful. The food, the service and the ambience. Can't wait to return.

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 (Orange County)·Dined on October 27, 2017

Wonderful in every way except the price. Our waitress was the best, very attentive with good recommendations and wonderful service.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Great for Lunch, Local Ingredients, Special Occasion, Healthy, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Orange County)·Dined on October 27, 2017

What a nice surprise. I found this restaurant while looking online in that area. Everything about it sounded great. It was! Delicious and the food was a little creative. But, nothing strange. What a nice change. :-) I had the short ribs on grits. They were sooooo tender and delicious. Flavorful bordelaise on top. (Strangely, I thought the portion was a bit small. And I never am able to finish anything) We also had the pork chop. It was so tender and smokey and full of flavor. Nice size of the chop. Started with a wedge salad and it was very good. It's inside the Island Hotel. I didn't know that but it didn't really affect anything. There is a huge deck so that you can eat outside. It was a perfect night for that!

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Bar Seating, Notable Wine List
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on October 22, 2017

Good eggs Benedict and good value with the Yelp discount. Nice Sunday morning ambiance and our service was great (which is kinda rare for this place).
Will be back.

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on October 21, 2017

Came in for a quick brunch with a friend who wanted a great salad. We both had their lobster salad and I finished with a great french dip sandwich. Wonderful cocktails and wine by the glass. Another friend joined afterwards and had a wedge salad and a drink. Great outdoor seating on the patio. Always a treat!

Tags: Casual, Handcrafted Cocktails, Fit for Foodies, Live Music, Good for Groups, People Watching, Great for Brunch, Good for Anniversaries, Neighborhood Gem, Business Meals, Great for Lunch, Paleo Friendly, Notable Wine List, Pre/post Theatre, Great for Outdoor Dining, Disabled Access, Special Occasion, Seasonal, Creative Cuisine, Afternoon Coffee, Sunday Lunch, Good for Birthdays
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 (San Diego)·Dined on October 18, 2017

THE AMBIANCE WAS LOVELY BUT WE BOTH ORDERED SEAFOOD DISHES AND THE SEAFOOD WAS NOT FRESH AND THE OTHER DISHES WERE VERY BLAND. VERY DISAPPOINTING FOR A $120 MEAL.

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining
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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on October 14, 2017

Every item we had -- from the quinoa salad to start, to the Chilean Sea Bass and grilled pork entrees, to the pineapple upside down and coconut cremeux desserts -- was fantastic! And the service / ambiance was equally up to par. When we're back in town, we'll be sure to return to the Island for dinner.

Tags: Casual, Good for a Date, Neighborhood Gem, Romantic, Great for Outdoor Dining, Good for Birthdays
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 (San Diego)·Dined on October 13, 2017

I was staying at the Island Hotel for a conference and I enjoyed my meal the first night at the Oak Grill, that I ate there the second night as well. It’s a beautiful relaxing yet vibrant restaurant, and I had the most amazing Sea Bass. There are some reviews that talk about stale bread, but both nights there was straight from the oven artisanal bread. The wine list was short but interesting with lots of wine by the glass.

Tags: Gluten Free Options, Cozy, Special Occasion
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vip
 (Orange County)·Dined on October 11, 2017

Always a pleasure.

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vip
 (Orange County)·Dined on October 9, 2017

Lovely lunch. Lobster salad had, at most, one claw of lobster meat in it, but the ambiance and service was very good.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Great for Outdoor Dining
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·Dined on October 9, 2017

Bad Ford I did not like it I would not recommend

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 (Birmingham)·Dined on October 7, 2017

Great service, food, and ambiance made for a very pleasant evening!

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Creative Cuisine, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Great for Outdoor Dining, Romantic
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·Dined on October 6, 2017

Incredible. We will definitely return here as my wife Ivana has determined that this is her favorite dining experience ever. Aaron was our server, and he was amazing: knew exactly what to do to make this an excellent night for both of us. Awesome, awesome, awesome.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Notable Wine List, Healthy, Fit for Foodies, Great for Outdoor Dining, Romantic, Disabled Access, Great for Brunch, Great for Lunch, Authentic
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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on October 5, 2017

Lunch here was absolutely delicious. Ahi sandwich and swordfish sandwich were so good. Great wines by the glass as well. Server was also wonderful.

Tags: Notable Wine List, Neighborhood Gem, Live Sports
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on October 2, 2017

This restaurant is consistently excellent; the roast beef might not have been a 10, but the fish was delicious and the service is excellent; the atmosphere is relaxed and low key.
Summer Sunday specials are a great deal; the banana cake is to die for.
The hotel itself is beautiful, very conveniently located near Fashion Island.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion
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 (Central Coast)·Dined on September 30, 2017

We've eaten here many times. We've usually been very happy. This time the food
was terrible. The pork chops were dry. I wondered if they were just reheated. The rolls were
Hard as rocks. Wondered if they were microwaved to heat them. My husband and I shared a Caesar salad. It was just a few leaves (shared) with 1 crouton each. It was a truly an off night for the Oak Grill!! I think we'll take a little break for now. Disappointed.
P.S.
But our server was outstanding!! I wish I could remember his name and the setting is just
a wonderful place to enjoy a meal.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on September 27, 2017

The Oak Grill is a a well run resturant with stable, well trained servers and bartentders. The food is top flight and the specials are actually "special"! It a a very pleasant environment with both inside and outside dining under the trees. The outside area has an additiaonal bar area under the trees with a fire pit and live music certain nights of the week. Located in the Island Hotel in Fashion Island you can enjoy a meal and complimentary valet. Sign up for thier mailing list and get a big discount on your next visit. This is a great place for meetings and dining. The value is excellent. They serve a great Caesar salad. Oak Grill is well worth visiting. I am a local and highly recommend the resturant.

Tags: Business Meals, Comfort Food, Happy Hour, Romantic, Sunday Lunch, Special Occasion, Great for Lunch, Quick Bite, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date, Worth the Drive, Great for Outdoor Dining, Neighborhood Gem, Disabled Access, Pre/post Theatre, Great for Brunch, Fit for Foodies, Quiet Conversation, Great Beer, Good for Groups, Afternoon Coffee, Bar Seating
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vip
 (Orange County)·Dined on September 26, 2017

Oak Grill is one of our favorite restaurants in Newport Beach. The food is excellent and the service is outstanding - Valentina was our server and she was wonderful, and we met a couple of servers from the Boston area, too, where we're from originally. Overall, a delightful dinner! Thanks!

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Kid-friendly, Good for Groups, People Watching, Late-night Find, Great Beer, Afternoon Tea, Business Meals, Good for Birthdays, Casual, Scenic View, Good for a Date, Live Sports, Fit for Foodies, Pre/post Theatre, Live Music, Worth the Drive, Afternoon Coffee, Comfort Food, Sunday Lunch, Romantic, Special Occasion, Quiet Conversation, Great for Outdoor Dining, Bar Seating, Cozy, Great for Lunch, Tapas
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vip
 (Orange County)·Dined on September 24, 2017

A comfortable yet elegant place to dine. The outside seating is magical and quiet. The food is very good as is the service. It is place you will want to visit often.

Tags: Romantic, Authentic
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 (Orange County)·Dined on September 22, 2017

Lovely outdoor patio--day or evening! Friendly helpful service. But blah tasting food that was not worth the price! And for my birthday, all they gave was a scoop of ice cream in a waffle cup.
Similar priced restaurants offered Creme Brulee! While the setting is lovely, I don't feel the food is worth the price. I would not go back nor recommend.

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining
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 (Orange County)·Dined on September 22, 2017

We were celebrating a birthday. The ambiance, food and service made for a wonderful evening. The short ribs were fantastic!

Tags: Great for Lunch, Good for Anniversaries, Bar Seating, Comfort Food, Great for Outdoor Dining, Cozy
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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on September 18, 2017

We sat on the patio and it was lovely, the umbrella of trees and the music made it a wonderful atmosphere. The Sunday price fix menu was delicious with a variety of flavors and choices.

Tags: Scenic View, Quiet Conversation, Casual, Good for Anniversaries
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 (New England)·Dined on September 18, 2017

We enjoyed great food, a talented bar and wonderful service! The outside seating and tree hanging lights made for an enjoyable evening.

Tags: Authentic, Healthy, Vibrant Bar Scene, Good for Birthdays, Great for Outdoor Dining, Business Meals, Good for a Date
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on September 17, 2017

Our large group was graciously accommodated in a lovely private room and our server was incredible! Thank you for a memorable dining experience.

Tags: Good for Groups, Sunday Lunch, Special Occasion
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 (Orange County)·Dined on September 17, 2017

Glad to see an improvement in the service at Oak Grill. The lunch and dinner are the same. It would be nice to add new items to the dinner menu for variety,

Tags: Romantic, Local Ingredients, Scenic View, Great for Lunch, Seasonal, Great for Outdoor Dining, Good for Birthdays, Live Music
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on September 13, 2017

Service was perfectly attentive. Food was delicious. Outside seating is splendid. The prices could be adjusted a bit, lol, but overall a great lunch experience.

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 (Orange County)·Dined on September 10, 2017

We always have a good experience at Oak Grill. We requested the patio and they made it available for us. I recommend the Sea Bass - best item on the menu. Poke appetizer was very good too.

Tags: Comfort Food, Notable Wine List
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vip
 (Las Vegas)·Dined on September 9, 2017

Love it !!! Good job!

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·Dined on September 6, 2017

The 6 of us were celebrating a BIRTHDAY... ;-) It was just what we wanted... great food , wine, service... our waitress was so attentive helpful and just perfect (very pretty too ;-) It was a lovely relaxed (never hurried!!) celebration... THANK YOU ;-)

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Special Occasion, Fit for Foodies, Scenic View
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