Mastro's Ocean Club - Newport Beach

4.7
4588 reviews
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Mastro's collection of sophisticated, classic Steakhouses and Ocean Club seafood locations are recognized for their combination of world-class service, highly acclaimed cuisine, and live entertainment in an elegant yet energetic atmosphere. A truly unparalleled dining experience.
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BT
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Beautiful place.... butter creme cake was delicious

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LS
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 1food 5service 5ambience 5

They sat us 45 minutes late from our reservation. No remorse or consideration from the hostesses regarding the delay.

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JA
Las Vegas
6 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 3food 5service 2ambience 2

I had made a reservation on OpenTable for a double birthday my mother was turning 89 my sister was celebrating a birthday. I booked the dining room but when I showed up and it was raining so they had converted all of the high top tables in the bar to dining.

Unbeknownst to me this particular Mastro‘s has a very active single scene which is like dining in a “meat market” when I saw that they were going to direct me to a high top table, I explained my mother is turning 89 tonight has a broken hip and this is not our vibe could you please seat us in the dining room and the hostess smiled at me and said “I’m sorry our dining room is fully committed”. I said my mom is turning 89 she is walking with the assistance of a walker and has difficulty with her hips, it’s going to be very hard to get her into a high top table and she smiled at me again and said “I’m sorry our dining room is fully committed”. And I said “I made the reservation last week and I requested the dining room can you move me in there please” and one more time she said “I’m sorry our dining room is fully committed” at which point I just wanted to walk out. We should’ve seen a manager and there should’ve been an effort made to accommodate an elderly woman with a walker and not have them sit at a hightop in the bar

The servers are attempting to deliver five star service while they’re being jostled by drunk people and we can’t hear each other talk or think. The surfaces of the table were smaller and we’re trying to order oysters and side dishes and there was no places for appetizers food and martini shakers. There was no place for any of the food to go so they’ve got it on it on a tray behind our table and a guy in the bar nearly backed into it and knocked it all over and then turned around and grabbed a mushroom and ate it!

That’s just not a Mastro’s experience now is it?

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PA
Los Angeles
2 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food and excellent service

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F
Los Angeles
18 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 2food 3service 3ambience 2

Our prior dining experiences at Mastro's have always been stellar until our most recent. We had a party of 5, including our 92 year old mother, and were seated at a high top in the bar, due to inclement weather. While the weather could not be avoided, it would have been appreciated had the restaurant given us that information when they called earlier in the day to confirm our reservation. We would have re-scheduled for another evening when we could have a traditional table in one of the lovely dining areas. Not only was the seating difficult for our mom, the noise level was unacceptable. We could not carry on a conversation. The food was delicious, as always. Our server was very personable and tried her best. We realize this was probably an exception to all the other wonderful meals we have enjoyed there and we will still recommend this restaurant to others and return there, as well.

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DG
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great location, near to the ocean and some tables has ocean view. Its a steakhouse but surprisingly they had few Vegetarian options. Also, side of vegetables with Steak were great tasting and good portion size. Pretty big wine list and lot of cocktails to choose from. Overall, its a great upscale restaurant with beautiful location and view.

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MM
1 review
Dined 7 days ago
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 2

Sat next to a closed window. My shoulder was so cold that I actually got up during dinner and went *outside* where it was raining to warm up. It was very loud and we could barely talk to each other. Scallops and drinks were excellent. Wine and bone-in ribeye seemed overpriced and were fine. Lobster bisque was very good. Great service from Travis.

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R
1 review
Dined on January 15, 2019
Overall 2food 5service 2ambience 2

We enjoyed the food and the pre- set up person did a great job expediting our request as we are from another state very far from you, however our wait staff was very slow and seemed confused about the prearranged items also forgetting coffee for some of the persons in the group then taking a very long time to get those items on an evening which appeared to be very slow in my opinion and she forgot to include the valet we preset up to pay for our employees causing us to scramble go back in to try to get this rectified and then to revisit with the valet staff who also were very rude to our employees regarding the prepaid status.

The Restaurant was very cold.

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MW
1 review
Dined on January 13, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

As usual Mastro Ocean Club exceeds in food, customer service and overall has a great vibe. I want to thank Elaine, our server for a superb job and making our dinner enjoyable. She made great recommendations and made us laugh. It was a treat for my father since we were celebrating his 84th birthday. Thanks again Elaine!

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OT
Orange County
3 reviews
Dined on January 13, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food and great service. Always impressed.

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SD
Hawaii
2 reviews
Dined on January 13, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 3

Love the food and service! Enjoyed our date night! Would have given 5 stars is it wasn’t so cold... but the open space makes for beautiful restaurant!!!

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OT
Orange County
1 review
Dined on January 12, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Always a good time

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OT
Sacramento
27 reviews
Dined on January 11, 2019
Overall 4food 3service 5ambience 3

The appetizers— calamari and oysters Rockefeller were very good. The clam chowder, lobster bisque and Mastro salad were excellent but the salad, I. Our opinion, was overpriced.

The entrees were a bit disappointing. The bone in rib eye was a little on the chewy side and the fish dishes — sea scallops and Chilean sea bass were salty. The sides — Brussels sprouts and scalloped potatoes were really salty but the creamed spinach was excellent.

Service was outstanding!

All in all, a good, but not great dining experience for a very hefty price.

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Calgary
3 reviews
Dined on January 11, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Amazing steak. Gave a free dessert because it was my birthday. Probably the best steak I have ever had in my life! Service was incredible and the ambience was quite good. They even had live music in the bar. Would highly recommend it.

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FG
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on January 11, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 3

Great location and consistent food and service... I was there for our reservation but received a note that we were no show?...

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G
Tampa
5 reviews
Dined on January 11, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Utterly fantastic.

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SM
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on January 10, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Atmosphere and food were outstanding. Very expensive but definitely worth the cost.

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K
1 review
Dined on January 9, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

Beautiful sunset. Great customer service and a wonderful atmosphere. The seafood tower is a must for the appetizer!

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CA
San Francisco
7 reviews
Dined on January 8, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Took my wife to Mastro's Ocean Club for a birthday dinner, and she loved it ! ! ! Great seafood and an inviting atmosphere, along with superb service!

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DW
Orange County
1 review
Dined on January 7, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Sons 29th bday

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M
Minneapolis
3 reviews
Dined on January 7, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Amazing in every way

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OT
Orange County
1 review
Dined on January 7, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Had dinner for my Son’s 21st Bday and it was wonderful!

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c
1 review
Dined on January 7, 2019
Overall 2food 1service 5ambience 4

Caesar salad had no flavor. Sushi rice was mushy. Not worth a 400.00 or the hype.

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CS
Los Angeles
2 reviews
Dined on January 6, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Exceeded our expectations and we had very high expectations based on what we’ve heard. Food was outstanding. We were sat at a booth in the Bar but the atmosphere there was exactly what we wanted.

Definitely coming back

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OT
1 review
Dined on January 5, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Had a great time. Nothing but the best from Mastro’s, never disappointed!

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PP
1 review
Dined on January 5, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Elaine was a wonderful server. She really made our night with her excellent service.

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SB
1 review
Dined on January 5, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Rachel our waitress was amazing, she continuously checked on us. Food was very delicious and definitely worth the money.

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H
Orange County
5 reviews
Dined on January 5, 2019
Overall 3food 4service 3ambience 1

Having been to Mastro’s Ocean Club for several other occasions, we decided to celebrate my husband’s 70th birthday there. We had successfully had our son’s rehearsal dinner there and various business functions there.

I called prior to the party (only 8) Mark just wanted his family there, and I asked for a quieter table and space because we just wanted to eat and be together.

I was assured that we would be seated in a quiet area. We were not. Not only were we in the noisiest room, but right in the center. No room to move and no ability to talk to one another.

The service was spotty and we felt like the servers were hastily giving us our meals and sides. Potatoes were cold. Not warm, cold!

If we go back, I will make sure I speak to the manager and insure better seating.

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MC
1 review
Dined on January 4, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Outstanding see you soon, we have been there quite a few times and we will continue to come back mostly for special occasions

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TP
Orange County
4 reviews
Dined on January 4, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 5

Food is excellent and enjoyed ability to mix/match different dishes ... remembered our anniversary and gave us GREAT desert free for our anniversary

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OT
Los Angeles
2 reviews
Dined on January 3, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 4

Kind of disappointed in food and service. I’ve been here several times before and have loved it but I felt I wasted my money on this dinner

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CH
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on January 3, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

We love the ambulance and the staff. The food is very good but for the price, it should be outstanding. There were 3 adults in our party. A total of 5 drinks were ordered, 2 entrees (2 people shared one) with 3 sides. Our bill came to $250 which I feel is overpriced for what you get especially considering that the location does not have an oceanfront view.

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RV
Orange County
22 reviews
Dined on January 2, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We love this place and are never disappointed. Drinks to steaks to dessert all prepared to perfection!

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OT
Orange County
2 reviews
Dined on January 2, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food and service.

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GA
Orange County
2 reviews
Dined on January 1, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We had such an amazing time in our server treated us so well and was so attentive, it was New Year's Eve and a last-minute reservation that they were able to finagle and get us in due to an online error… As a regular customer of Newport Beach Mastros I appreciate the fact that they are consistent with their service and food and I will continue to come here

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NC
Orange County
13 reviews
Dined on January 1, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The restaurant is exception in service and food selections. You order a al carte and sides can be shared. I would recommend for a special occasion. You can order an appetizer for a main dish. Shrimp was just
right. Specialty is the seafood and steaks.

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NH
Los Angeles
2 reviews
Dined on December 31, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We came here for dinner to celebrate our one year anniversary and our server and the wait staff were all really good to us and treated us very well. Wonderful romantic little patio.

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G
1 review
Dined on December 31, 2018
Overall 1food 3service 1ambience 3

Service was worse then usual, total disarray and the place was not even busy.
We were served by three different servers from the time we were seated to the time we left. They all seem to be annoyed and bothered for everything and anything we asked about. And we asked for a knife, or another drink or salt and pepper or an extra plate. Bus boy would bring condiments for the seafood tower, the other bus boy would take it away 5 minutes later, tower was not even at the table. We were eating dinner and they would start clearing plates with food on it.
Expectations for Mastro's are pretty low, but after dropping $500.00 for dinner for few of us - one would expect more.

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EE
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on December 30, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 3

Great food great service beautiful place but the server should learn to cut people off when they drink to excess .... we had the misfortune of sitting next to a table with a drunk fool who was totally disrespectful to his family and the people around ... guess money can’t buy class ...!!

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HM
San Francisco
16 reviews
Dined on December 30, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

Mastro's never dissapoints! We had a fantastic evening with great cocktails, our own wine nicely decanted, and incredible steaks, lobster, and sides. Dont miss the butter cake for the table. You guys are the BEST!!!!

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