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About Tommy Bahama Island Grille - Newport Beach

Tommy Bahama Island Grille features regional, seasonally fresh cuisine in a casually, elegant setting. Designed for Newport Beach locals and visitors, it is a comfortable oasis where fresh, unpretentious food and an easy, gracious spirit create a unique place to meet and enjoy. The freshest local produce as well as sustainable, health conscious fish are served in both hearty and light preparations. The menu will change with the seasons. Please visit www.tommybahama.com for the most current offerings.

854 Avocado Ave
Newport Beach, CA 92660
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Seafood, Californian, Caribbean

Hours of Operation:
Lunch - Everday 11:00am-5:00pm
Dinner - Monday to Saturday 5:00pm-10:00pm, Sunday 5:00pm-9:00pm
Island Time Happy Hour 3:00pm-6:00pm in the bar.

Cross Street:
MacArthur Blvd and Pacific Coast Highway

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(949) 760-8686

Website:
http://www.tommybahama.com/TBG/Stores_Restaurants/Restaurants/Newport_Beach

Entertainment:
Live Music-Please call for schedule. Join us for Island Time where we offer great deals on drinks and appetizers in our Bungalow Bar 4-6pm

Parking Details:
Ample parking in Corona del Mar Plaza parking lot.

Public Transit:
Easily accessed from Pacific Coast Highway at MacArthur

Executive Chef:
John Baez

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
Host your next event in PARADISE. Our island-inspired, upscale casual dining is a refreshing change of pace from the everyday. Semi-private and private rooms are available for meetings and dining. Perfect for corporate meetings and events, rehearsal dinners, bridal and baby showers, come to Tommy Bahama where life really is one long weekend.

We offer a variety of services and special features, including: *Trained staff of event professionals *Onsite catering for all occasions *Floral-design services - Leis, etc *Outdoor patio for an evening under the stars *Live music Contact: NewportBeachEvents@tommybahama.com

Private Dining

Defined by casual elegance, Tommy Bahama's Island Grille provides a spectacular setting for your next celebration. Both semi-private dining for up to 60 people in our PCH Room and Private Dining on our Garden Patio for up to 80 are available.

Tommy Bahama Island Grille - Newport Beach Ratings and Reviews

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4.6

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.6

service

4.5

ambience

4.5

value

4.2

Noise

Moderate

95% would recommend it to a friend

Casual (35)
Great for Lunch (34)
Good for Birthdays (28)
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Special Occasion (24)
Great for Outdoor Dining (23)
Neighborhood Gem (22)
Fun (21)
Creative Cuisine (20)
Good for a Date (20)
Fit for Foodies (19)
Bar Seating (18)
Worth the Drive (16)
Comfort Food (14)
Good for Groups (14)
Business Meals (13)
Happy Hour (13)
Good for Anniversaries (10)
Handcrafted Cocktails (10)
Sunday Lunch (10)
Kid-friendly (9)
Live Music (9)
Quick Bite (8)
Healthy (7)
Quiet Conversation (7)
Seasonal (7)
Tasting Menu (7)
Great for Brunch (6)
Cozy (6)
Good Vegetarian Options (6)
Romantic (6)
People Watching (5)
Authentic (5)
Pre/post Theatre (5)
Gluten Free Options (4)
Hot Spot (4)
Local Ingredients (4)
Notable Wine List (4)
Late-night Find (3)
Tapas (3)
Vibrant Bar Scene (3)
Disabled Access (2)
Live Sports (2)
Vegan (2)
Afternoon Coffee (1)
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Great Beer (1)
Organic (1)
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 (Orange County)·Dined 4 days ago

Our server Shanna was and is outstanding. Tommy Bahama is one of our favorite restaurants and we always enjoy our dining experience there.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion, Great for Outdoor Dining, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Anniversaries, Business Meals, Comfort Food, Great for Lunch, Good for Birthdays
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined 4 days ago

Excellent! Miso shrimp ramen was fantastic. Also, customer service is top notch.

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 (Orange County)·Dined on February 10, 2018

Wonderful time, great food and pleasant service

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 (New York Area)·Dined on February 6, 2018

Always so pleasant with interesting well priced food and knowledgeable staff

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 (Orange County)·Dined on February 5, 2018

Great Service and food

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·Dined on February 3, 2018

Always have a good time at Tommy Bahamas. Good food and service

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 (Orange County)·Dined on February 3, 2018

We love the food and the good service. Appetizers are our favorites. We go very often

Tags: Tasting Menu, Good for Birthdays, Worth the Drive, Good for Anniversaries
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vip
 (Orange County)·Dined on February 2, 2018

Excellent , excellent , excellent !!!!

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on January 30, 2018

Service was great and food was delicious - The fish tacos were exceptionally good !
My only concern was the noise level which made it difficult to converse with more than one person and unfortunately you cannot do any thing about this !
Overall a great lunch !

Tags: Comfort Food, Casual, Great for Lunch
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 (Orange County)·Dined on January 29, 2018

Great experience with wholesome and healthy food choices.

Tags: Casual, Fun, Seasonal, Great for Outdoor Dining
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 (Orange County)·Dined on January 27, 2018

The outdoor dining is wonderful. Inside and bar dining is high energy. Food is excellent!

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 (Seattle)·Dined on January 27, 2018

Always great to be back in the hands of the most capable staff at Tommy Bahama. The receptionist was extremely helpful this evening in getting me in and a seat on the outdoor patio. I can't say enough about how much we enjoy this location as the food, service and atmosphere can always be counted on to be superb! Strongly recommend to anyone who is looking for some special, fun and fabulous food.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on January 26, 2018

I would have given this a 5 star review but we had to wait 20 mins for our table past our reservation time which was extremely annoying.

Tags: Creative Cuisine
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 (Orange County)·Dined on January 26, 2018

Racheal our servicer was fantastic

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on January 26, 2018

The noise level was beyond "energetic": at a round table the six of us had to shout to be heard! Not enjoyable for conversation between friends but the food was very good.

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on January 25, 2018

Coconut shrimp appetizer was incredible (and I don't care for coconut all that much). In fact, we ordered a second before the first one was even gone. Ribs were fairly spicy and were very good, but a tad too spicy for me (but the server had told me they were spicy, so I blame me for that one). All tables were full so it was pretty loud - but it was fine since we were at a round table. Our server was very nice, knowledgeable, patient (since we took a while to get too the menu). Enjoyable evening.

Tags: Tapas, Spicy, Cozy, Fit for Foodies
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 (Orange County)·Dined on January 22, 2018

Our food was delicious, as usual. Rachel was very attentive and friendly. We like the variety of meal choices.

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 (Orange County)·Dined on January 21, 2018

Always a favorite for lunch. Great food and service. Lovely patio.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Great for Outdoor Dining, Creative Cuisine
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on January 20, 2018

Be careful if you have a discount card, they always don't apply to every occasion. The cards do not mention that fact.

Tags: Late-night Find
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on January 20, 2018

We come at least once a month to this place- have never been so mistreated. Arrived 10 minutes early, waited for about 20 to get seated. That is ok. Got seated next to the door- asked for another table, seeing there were several opened was told no. Was told they were previously reserved- I had to understand (guest never arrived). Our waiter was short tempered and rude with us, very pleased with the people leaving next to us. Adke waiter if we could move to that table- he said ok. As guest left. we ask cleaning crew, that we were moving to that table, not to put any clean silverware- he responded we were not going to move, that he didn't care what w were told we were not moving. The waiter came said why did we want to move- we explained our friend was just recuperating from a bad cold and didn't want the cold draft, he said they turned off the A/C as per our request, he said that was it. We decided it was not worth to argue with people handling our food, so we stayed put. The only time he became pleasant was when the bill came. Guess he didn't realize you tip for good services, not for mistreatment, rudeness, condescending attitude and abuse. Really bad experience ( food for restaurant week was not the best- felt rushed- soup came is together with appetized, bill before dessert!)

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 (Hawaii)·Dined on January 20, 2018

I have eaten a lot of meals there and always been great. We took some friends there who have never been there before and they loved it. Food and service was awesome. They loved the Coconut cake.

Tags: Kid-friendly, Comfort Food, Good for Birthdays
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on January 18, 2018

Thoroughly enjoyed the restaurant week menu - food was delicious especially the fish tacos and key lime pie ! Service was very good too !

Tags: Great for Lunch
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 (Orange County)·Dined on January 16, 2018

The food is always delicious with many choices. Our waitress was aware when we needed a drink refill and knew when to leave us alone. We felt comfortable talking for hours. Enjoyed the 3 course restaurant week choices.

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 (Orange County)·Dined on January 15, 2018

We found the food and service to be excellent, and would highly recommend it.

Tags: Casual, Fit for Foodies
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 (Orange County)·Dined on January 14, 2018

Delicious as always. We had a great night. Very fun

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails, Bar Seating, Local Ingredients
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 (Orange County)·Dined on January 13, 2018

We really enjoyed our dinner! The bread never fails - it is amazing. Ordered the Halibut on the special menu and it was so delicious. And the donuts????? OMG really really the best!

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Quick Bite, Special Occasion, Casual, Live Music, Worth the Drive, Fun, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on January 13, 2018

We had a great meal here. The environment was relaxed and the service was prompt and attentive. I ordered the filet mignon with bleu cheese and Hubby had the red snapper. The crab cake appetizer and pineapple Martini was also delicious! We will return.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Kid-friendly, Creative Cuisine, Cozy
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 (Orange County)·Dined on January 10, 2018

Nathan was really a great server; but the restaurant is too loud for my taste. Food was above average but my friend and I each had a different soup and neither of us enjoyed our soup. We loved the filet mignon flatbread and our sandwiches and dessert were excellent. No on the soup; no on the noise level - the rest was great!

Tags: Fun
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vip
 (Orange County)·Dined on January 5, 2018

I must say I am impressed with Tommy Bahama. I actually recieved a thank you call from Alex. Kenny, our server was amazing. The food tasty and well prepared. The coconut shrimp devine. My fish and chip were wonderful.

Tags: Great for Lunch
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 (Seattle)·Dined on January 4, 2018

I love this place as I drive a long distance to dine with them on purpose. Lump crab cakes were out of this world. I had issue with the Halibut special, overcooked, but they took care of it immediately as well as taking it off my bill. Service was consistent. The bar was busy being a Thursday night with musician. I would STRONGLY recommend this location to anyone - individual and/or family gathering as the food is made with quality ingredients, service is professional and you leave a Happy Camper!!

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 (Oklahoma City)·Dined on January 2, 2018

The food at Tommy Bahama is always great. And after dinner it’s fun to do a little shopping!

Tags: Casual, Great for Outdoor Dining, Worth the Drive, Healthy, Gluten Free Options
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 (Orange County)·Dined on January 1, 2018

Excellent food with great ambiance at a reasonable price.

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 (Orange County)·Dined on January 1, 2018

Food is very good.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on December 31, 2017

We are from out of town, but come here whenever we get to Orange County which is about 3 or 4 times a year. The food is always good, the service is outstanding, and its just a very comfortable place to spend an hour or two with friends or family. It is one of our go to places for a nice casual evening.

Tags: Fun, Bar Seating, Worth the Drive
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 (Orange County)·Dined on December 31, 2017

Great food and service. Nice atmosphere.

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on December 31, 2017

Tara was the best

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vip
 (Orange County)·Dined on December 30, 2017

We had dinner at Tommy Bahama Saturday December 30, we just went late 20 minutes

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 (New Orleans)·Dined on December 30, 2017

Great service and food!

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vip
 (Orange County)·Dined on December 30, 2017

The Service was excellent, food was very good- it was Saturday night 12/30 so it was Loud! But we didn’t mind it since the service was awesome (they stepped it up to accommodate the noise level).
Will definitely return again.

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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on December 30, 2017

Megan was a great server. On top of everything. Thanks!

Tags: Notable Wine List
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