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About Pete's Sunset Grille

It wouldn't be Surf City without Pete's Sunset Grille! This congenial, colorful restaurant is filled with all the surfing and beach memorabilia that make this area a beach lover's paradise. Located on the former site of the famous Mallory Surf Board Factory, the casual atmosphere is perfect for hanging out with the family or friends. Influenced by surfing destinations from around the globe, Pete's menu features your favorite satisfying foods, with a twist.


21500 Pacific Coast Highway
Huntington Beach, CA 92648
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
American

Hours of Operation:
Pete's Bar:
Sunday-Saturday 11:30am-12am


Pete's Restaurant:
Daily Lunch and Dinner 11:30am-10pm

Cross Street:
21500 Pacific Coast Highway

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(714) 845-4775

Website:
http://huntingtonbeach.hyatt.com/

Parking Details:
Parking is available through the hotel's main drive-way with valet. Pete's offers complimentary validation for up to 3 hours for those dining in the restaurant.

Executive Chef:
Manfred Lassahn

Additional:
Bar/Lounge, Beer, Entertainment, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Pete's Sunset Grille Ratings and Reviews

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3.9

Overall Rating

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food

3.8

service

4.1

ambience

4.0

value

3.7

Noise

Moderate

78% would recommend it to a friend

Great for Outdoor Dining (85)
Kid-friendly (63)
Great for Lunch (63)
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Scenic View (61)
Good for Groups (51)
Neighborhood Gem (33)
Vibrant Bar Scene (22)
Fit for Foodies (21)
Great for Brunch (20)
Special Occasion (18)
Hot Spot (17)
Late-night Find (15)
Romantic (12)
Notable Wine List (5)
Healthy (4)
Fun (3)
Waterfront (2)
Casual (2)
Good for Anniversaries (1)
Comfort Food (1)
Disabled Access (1)
Gluten Free Options (1)
Vegan (1)
Live Sports (1)
Organic (1)
Paleo Friendly (1)
People Watching (1)
Sunday Lunch (1)
Live Music (1)
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·Dined on August 5, 2017

HB residents looking for a good spot to host out of state guests for dinner. We decided on Pete Mallory's, but knew it would be busy! Our group ended up being larger than expected. The staff was great in accommodating us without any hesitation. Service was awesome. Good food, great band, and an exceptional sunset! Thanks for a great evening.

Tags: Waterfront, Live Music, Great for Outdoor Dining
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 (Sacramento)·Dined on August 3, 2017

All 3 of us got sick after our meal.

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 (Orange County)·Dined on June 8, 2017

Great sized table for 7, superior service and great food. What more could we ask for! Thank you Pete's!

Tags: Casual, Great for Lunch, Healthy
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 (Sacramento)·Dined on May 13, 2017

Friendly staff; great restaurant!

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on April 2, 2017

This is a great place to visit with friends, away from busier places in the area... it is hidden in the back but fills up for late lunch early dinner- plenty of seating and great food and service...

Tags: Healthy, Great for Outdoor Dining, Live Sports, Great for Brunch, Casual, Neighborhood Gem, Vegan, Disabled Access, Sunday Lunch, Kid-friendly, People Watching, Gluten Free Options, Waterfront, Organic, Scenic View
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 (Hawaii)·Dined on March 31, 2017

We will stick neither Water table next time. A bit prey for averge food and drink.

Tags: Kid-friendly
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on February 18, 2017

This is a beach-themed 'surf' restaurant that's a lot more polished than just a shack. It's integrated into the mall adjacent to the Hyatt Regency and looks out over a beautifully designed patio area that looks out to the ocean. You could enjoy an elegant meal or just a burger and fries and both would be appropriate here.

Wish it had been daylight, so we could have enjoyed the view, but after dinner we braved the wind and rain to walk across the patio and onto the pedestrian walkway over the Pacific Coast Highway. The set up is really beautiful.

We had fish tacos which were just delicious, a wonderful hamburger -- also perfect, albeit it cost $16 (wanted to add avocado to the burger, but that would have cost an additional $6!) -- and a great (very large) margarita.

There were families dining around us, but it was cheerful not noisy. Very casual dress code -- jeans, flip flops, sweatshirts -- but not at all shack like, as I said. You could come dressier and not feel out of place.

Tags: Kid-friendly, Good for Groups, Comfort Food, Healthy
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 (Orange County)·Dined on November 20, 2016

The only problem was that three of our entrées got sent to another table so we had to wait for them to make up more food while two of the people at our table had their food before us. We had a reservation to stay at the hotel so we didn't really want to spend Too much time at the restaurant. We were there a lot longer than we planned on being there because of the mixup. They were very gracious and gave us a free appetizer and a free dessert however it was an inconvenience to have to wait for three more entrées to be made up.

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 (Edmonton)·Dined on October 21, 2016

Fantastic food - unbelievably good fish tacos! Great patio & live music to add to the fun! Oh & great service too!!

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 (Orange County)·Dined on July 25, 2016

I had the New York strip with bacon jam!! AMAZING!! The view was breath taking. Perfect end to a vacation!!

Tags: Great for Brunch, Good for Groups, Great for Outdoor Dining, Romantic, Special Occasion, Great for Lunch, Scenic View, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Orange County)·Dined on July 14, 2016

Great setting and modestly priced. We both ordered the fish tacos and loved them. Cool evening sitting outside as the sun set in July with heaters above. Free valet parking. Would definitely go back!

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on July 6, 2016

I have eaten here before and enjoyed the food and terrific location. This time the service and location still terrific, however the food was mediocre to awful! The kitchen took an unusually long time to produce the order, but it was the result that was extremely disappointing! Shrimp tacos were cold, over breaded and completely overpowered by a mayonnaise sauce that drenched the entire dish and completely overpowered anything else. The vegetable pesto flatbread was flavorless with little of the pesto and even less vegetables. The flatbread was cold, spongy and tasteless. Unbelievably, even the tomato salsa provided with the tacos was rancid! The one other dish - French fried green beans was acceptable - but again mostly opbreading. All in all a lot of money to pay for such mediocrity!

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 (Indiana)·Dined on May 3, 2016

I was at this hotel for a 3 day conference. I am well aware that the hotel's restaurants are especially busy during conferences, but WOW! I had reservations for client lunches/meetings on 2 different days. BOTH days it was well over an hour and a half for our lunch to arrive. The first day they were apologetic, the second day they were non-apologetic and in fact, RUDE.

We attend the same conference every year, and next time will go elsewhere.
Clients missed important classes and other meeting due to the lack of service.
I am sure that the restuaurant can get occupancy information from the Hyatt, and staff accordingly, they just dont.

Very disappointed............

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on May 2, 2016

Was at the Hyatt for a conference and Pete's was just overwhelmed with all the people from that, waited an hour and 15 minutes for our food and didn't see the server much. The food and atmosphere is always good here, they just need to plan better.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Great for Outdoor Dining, Scenic View
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 (Orange County)·Dined on February 22, 2016

This place is outstanding. A beautiful view, beautiful food, and great service!

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 (Orange County)·Dined on December 8, 2015

The food was good, and the service was very good, the employees took care of us well, definitely will come back

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Late-night Find, Special Occasion, Vibrant Bar Scene
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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on November 5, 2015

We dined at Pete's on a slow weekday. Food was prepared well, tasty and filling. We will be back for other dining options in the future.

Tags: Great for Lunch
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 (Orange County)·Dined on August 5, 2015

We enjoyed the food, service was a bit slow. Overall great food, good for a relaxed dinning experience.

Tags: Good for Groups, Great for Lunch, Great for Outdoor Dining, Hot Spot, Late-night Find, Scenic View
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on January 19, 2015

The menu has changed and the restaurant took off my favorite (surfer's stew) item. Some of the changes are nice, some not so great. It's always tough when your favorite items are removed. Glad to see the edamame on the menu still. It's still awesome. The frozen s'mores dessert was amazing.

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining
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 (Toronto)·Dined on December 31, 2014

Needed a place to eat before the New Years Eve Jazz venue - wasn't what we thought - it was more like a beachcomer place. Food wasn't that great so not sure we will eat there again.

Tags: Kid-friendly, Scenic View
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on November 11, 2014

Our dinner was great. All of the food was very good. The service was very good. It is pricey, because it's inside the Hyatt resort, but we all enjoyed our food. Note to the restaurant--can't anyone have a kids menu that has more than junk food--at least a grilled chicken option. Not all kids eat man-n-cheese and hamburgers every day.

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 (Orange County)·Dined on October 11, 2014

Ambience was great

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 (Orange County)·Dined on July 17, 2014

I do not care for the menu items and it seems limited and overpriced. Tacos were good but for a few cents more should be served with some rice and beans. Wings are good. Water on tap tastes terrible. They need a filtration system.

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 (Orange County)·Dined on May 30, 2014

Pete's Sunset Grille was a wonderful surprise. We had not heard of the restaurant before and took a chance on a guest's review. The food and service far surpassed our expectations. Live performer and casual atmosphere made the evening extremely enjoyable. Would we frequent this restaurant again...without a doubt.

Tags: Kid-friendly, Great for Outdoor Dining, Romantic, Great for Lunch, Late-night Find, Scenic View, Hot Spot
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on May 22, 2014

Loved the food , but the music by Andy Hill the night we were there was outstanding! We will come again to see him play! Great venues, great food and Marco our server was outstanding as well!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Late-night Find, Scenic View, Vibrant Bar Scene
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on May 8, 2014

This restaurant is located inside the Hayatt Resort Hotel, but don't let that scare you away. They have complementary valet parking up 4 hours. The restaurant is beach casual with a very interesting menu selection. I had a nice pork skewer which turned out to be just right for a,light meal. The service was attentive and the servers were very friendly.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Late-night Find
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 (San Diego)·Dined on May 5, 2014

Don't get stuck on the big triangle type of table like I did. Invited clients for lunch & its a total hassle to have clients have to pass plates back & forth. I was paying & she knew since I gave her a credit card b4 lunch started & I had a hard time Getting her attention. At the end ordered coffee & dessert but she had to have clients pass it over by then clients were talking & thought forget it it. Wasn't a good experience clients spilled stuff due to having to pass stuff over to us in that awkward table.

Tags: Kid-friendly, Great for Outdoor Dining, Great for Lunch
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 (Orange County)·Dined on May 2, 2014

None if the dishes were really health friendly. I expected a fajita plate, grilled salmon or chicken. Something. But really more of a bar food place than true dining faire.

Tags: Great for Brunch, Kid-friendly, Great for Outdoor Dining
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 (Austin)·Dined on April 25, 2014

Was to expecting much from a hotel surf inspired restaurant but it is a great place. Our server was amazing & everything we ordered: wings, edamame, salad, chicken sandwich, and frozen pound cake were all amazing! The wings were some of the best I ever had. And the live music was great too!

Tags: Great for Brunch, Kid-friendly, Great for Outdoor Dining, Great for Lunch
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 (Cleveland)·Dined on March 3, 2014

This secret little spot was truly a find! Delicious food & drinks & plenty of surf gear to view on the inside. Cozy outdoor dining on the fireplace patio. Service was friendly & helpful. Would go back a million times!

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Neighborhood Gem, Great for Lunch
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 (Orange County)·Dined on February 16, 2014

we had a good time, the food was good, the service was good, the menu could use a little more selections, but other than that everything was great, we will probably return

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Romantic, Special Occasion
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on February 14, 2014

The gentleman playing the guitar provided great music throughout the night. The restruant is nicely decorated with a great atmosphere. Our server did a nice job. Menu was not great, Food was over priced for what it was but as expected, alcohol was overpriced as well. Would be back if their was some specials for locals or something, otherwise probably not

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on February 5, 2014

The food delicious and the service was spectacular. Make sure to save room for dessert.

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Kid-friendly, Scenic View, Great for Lunch
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on December 26, 2013

Very good service
Friendly waiters very focussed on customer service
Food was good and so were the wine and cocktails
A great place for a casual dinner

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Neighborhood Gem
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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on December 26, 2013

The food is very good here at Pete's. Fish and chips well done; nice salads. The Californian is closed for remodeling until Spring 2014, so this stands in, along with the Red Lounge as the primary restaurants on the Hyatt property.

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Great for Brunch, Neighborhood Gem, Great for Lunch
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 (Miami)·Dined on December 25, 2013

you can't go wrong! You have the best view if you get there 30 minutes before sundown. Ask for Andrew and try the steak sandwich.

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Great for Brunch, Scenic View, Neighborhood Gem, Great for Lunch
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 (Orange County)·Dined on December 25, 2013

was disappointed that crab cakes were on the menu but they did not have any. other than that, all was good (prawns exceptional).

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Scenic View, Great for Lunch, Special Occasion
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vip
 (Toronto)·Dined on November 30, 2013

One singer (with a pleasant voice) one traditional guitar (well played) with an amplifier can be deafening and ruin what would have been a very pleasant experience. Nothing else matters when ones ears are being assaulted.

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Kid-friendly
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 (Kansas City)·Dined on October 23, 2013

We had a quick lunch after our conference. Good burger. Fish tacos looked excellent.

Tags: Good for Groups, Great for Outdoor Dining
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 (Miami)·Dined on September 20, 2013

Tried the summer buffet on a Friday night , when a band was playing. Nice selection of Mexican buffet with fish chicken, taco's home made chips, salsa, guacamole. Make sure you live room for desert. Nice fresh ingredients great taste, good value for the price.

Tags: Good for Groups, Great for Outdoor Dining, Romantic, Scenic View, Special Occasion
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