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About Watertable



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

Cuisines:
Contemporary American

Hours of Operation:
6:30 AM - 1:00 AM

Cross Street:
PCH and Beach Blvd.

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(714) 845-4776

Website:
http://www.watertablehb.com/

Parking Details:
Parking is validated

Executive Chef:
Manfred Lassahn

Additional:
Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Chef's Table, Corkage Fee, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine

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Details
Sun 5:00PM - 6:30PM 8:30PM - 9:30PM

Mon - Wed 5:00PM - 9:30PM

Thu 5:00PM - 6:30PM 8:30PM - 9:30PM

Private Dining

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Watertable Ratings and Reviews

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4
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2
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4.6

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.6

service

4.6

ambience

4.6

value

4.2

Noise

Moderate

95% would recommend it to a friend

Good for a Date (26)
Romantic (24)
Special Occasion (24)
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Great for Outdoor Dining (21)
Good for Anniversaries (17)
Scenic View (15)
Bar Seating (15)
Creative Cuisine (13)
Fit for Foodies (13)
Good for Groups (13)
Waterfront (13)
Casual (13)
Good for Birthdays (12)
Worth the Drive (11)
Handcrafted Cocktails (11)
Cozy (10)
Great for Brunch (7)
Business Meals (7)
Fun (7)
Notable Wine List (7)
Vibrant Bar Scene (7)
Authentic (5)
Kid-friendly (5)
Quiet Conversation (5)
Live Music (4)
Neighborhood Gem (4)
Healthy (3)
Local Ingredients (3)
Great for Lunch (3)
Comfort Food (2)
Gluten Free Options (2)
Hot Spot (2)
Live Sports (2)
Tasting Menu (2)
Good Vegetarian Options (2)
Disabled Access (1)
Late-night Find (1)
Organic (1)
Paleo Friendly (1)
People Watching (1)
Seasonal (1)
Spicy (1)
Sunday Lunch (1)
Tapas (1)
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 (Orange County)·Dined 2 days ago

Sit outside for a beautiful ocean view or inside for live music on a Saturday night. If you are celebrating a special occasion, do let them know for their team is fabulous on making it a special one.

Tags: Good for Groups, Cozy, Fun, Scenic View, Casual, Good for a Date, Special Occasion
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined 2 days ago

Friendly and professional staff, got us a lovely anniversary dessert. Thank you!!

Tags: Good for a Date, Creative Cuisine, Neighborhood Gem, Waterfront, Vibrant Bar Scene, Cozy, Comfort Food, Spicy, Good for Anniversaries, Romantic, Scenic View, Live Sports, Good for Groups, Worth the Drive, People Watching, Kid-friendly, Good for Birthdays, Casual, Special Occasion, Fit for Foodies, Bar Seating
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined 4 days ago

5 stars on this one! We loved everything about this place; warm, chic atmosphere and the food and service sensational. Next time we venture down to Huntington beach and this restaurant, which is in the Hyatt Regency, we are going to stay overnight. This hotel and location is stunning.

Tags: Romantic, Fit for Foodies, Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date
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·Dined on November 12, 2017

Beautiful restaurant and a great meal

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on November 12, 2017

Watertable specialized in serving basic food in a relaxed, elegant, and luxurious setting. The standouts were the "build it yourself" items on the right side of the menu where you could choose your fish or meat, sauce, and sides. Though perhaps looked down on by sophisticates, the quality of the fish and its preparation were outstanding, the same for the filet. Although perhaps lacking a bit of panache and professionalism, the service was solicitous and efficient. The only downside was the starter of hamachi crudo, which unfortunately may have been a bit turned, since it had a funny taste and my wife was briefly ill after eating it. The patio was extraordinarily pleasant with spacious and comfortable seating on a somewhat chilly evening, with blankets and heaters available if needed. A definite highlight of the HB dining scene.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Romantic
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·Dined on November 12, 2017

Great customer service. It was my first time attending Watertable and it won't be my last! Amazing food and drinks. Thank you!

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Handcrafted Cocktails, Special Occasion, Creative Cuisine, Bar Seating, Authentic, Good for Groups, Business Meals, Scenic View, Casual, Organic, Romantic, Good for a Date, Cozy, Live Music
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·Dined on November 12, 2017

Loved the food and service. The only bad thing I can say about the restaurant is that there was a live musician playing the evening we were there and it was too loud. If he toned it down a couple of notches it really would have improved on our experience. With the noise coming from other people, plus him, we could barely hear one another.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Special Occasion, Good for Groups
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 (St. Louis)·Dined on November 10, 2017

Probably the best meal I have ever had! Our group shared the starters: scallops, lamb chops, and potatoes. For the main course I had the pheasant which was excellent as well as the garnish. The highlight was the chocolate 4 layer cake. The 4 of us shared 1 piece and it was so rich and decadent. Definitely would recommed this place!

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Worth the Drive, Fit for Foodies, Great for Outdoor Dining, Special Occasion
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 (Sacramento)·Dined on November 4, 2017

Very disappointed after all of the great reviews. The prior restaurant in this space was
wonderful!! They need to bring that chef back. Bottom line- the food was awful!!
The scallops smelled fishy, the salad was dry and prickly, the fish was basically inedible.
Fortunately the wine and the company were excellent- I was hoping for a good upscale
restaurant for Huntington Beach- not this one!!

Tags: Bar Seating, Notable Wine List
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vip
 (Cincinnati)·Dined on November 3, 2017

Best hotel restaraunt in recent memory. Bar is phenomenal and the bartenders are great!

Tags: Good for a Date, Tapas, Bar Seating
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on October 23, 2017

Great food! Excellent service... totally un-expected experience - I don't normally seek out Hotel restaurants, but this one is exceptional and i highly recommend.
Try it... you won't be disappointed.

Tags: Good for a Date, Casual, Worth the Drive, Fit for Foodies
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on October 19, 2017

Our waiter was efficient and checked on us frequently. Wine suggestions paired well with our entrees and the food was beyond superb! I have not seen a wine menu as comprehensive as at The Watertable Restaurant in some time. Very refreshing atmosphere.
Thank you for perfect service, décor and culinary creativity.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Birthdays, Bar Seating, Creative Cuisine, Waterfront, Great for Brunch, Business Meals, Authentic, Great for Lunch, Quiet Conversation, Vibrant Bar Scene
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 (Chicago)·Dined on October 18, 2017

Selected Watertable for location and bonus points and was pleasantly surprised throughout the evening. The entry area is cozy. We were seated outside (6 for biz dinner) where it was pretty quiet even when it got busier. The wine list is outstanding (we had Turley red zin!), and everything we tried was delicious. I'll definitely be back.

Tags: Waterfront, Cozy, Great for Outdoor Dining, Good for a Date, Special Occasion
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 (Orange County)·Dined on October 15, 2017

Located inside the Hyatt resort, had indoor and outdoor spaces available. There was live music indoor when we went there on Saturday night but we chose to sit outdoor under the palm trees and by the fire pit. Smoking is not allowed on the patio. Food was good and prices are fair. Could be good for a date night or a friend get together.

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Live Music, Good for Groups
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on October 15, 2017

Brandon our server was amazing. He knew everything about the menu and was attentive. My filet was average and my husbands salmon was also average. Charcuterie was great and I highly recommend it. Our friends said the sea bass was incredible. Brussel sprouts were also average.

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Handcrafted Cocktails
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·Dined on October 8, 2017

Great place, We went for my wife's birthday. The food was great and the service was friendly. We will be returning when we are back in town.

Tags: Scenic View, Good for Anniversaries, Handcrafted Cocktails, Romantic
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 (San Diego)·Dined on October 8, 2017

The food was amazing! It is a small menu but offered fish, chicken, steak as well as the popular hamburger. Our salad, entree and dessert were really good and the bread was the best anyone had ever had. I wasn't as impressed with the drinks we received - custom craft cocktails but that really is a personal preference.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Romantic, Worth the Drive, Good for a Date, Cozy, Bar Seating, Special Occasion, Handcrafted Cocktails
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 (Orange County)·Dined on October 5, 2017

I have mixed feelings regarding this restaurant. The food was good, however the bread was served in a paper bag, as if we were at the county fair... and no butter or oil... just bread... in a bag. Odd. Then afterwards I had accidentally left my credit card and the waitress knew we were going to walk around the hotel for a while. It would've been simple for her to walk 10 steps to the valet check in and tell her to notify us she has my credit card once we picked up our car. The waitress had all our information from the reservation and from my credit card obviously. The food was good, expensive, but good. The dessert was just okay. The experience itself was disappointing but the hotel was beautiful.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Bar Seating, Great for Outdoor Dining, Romantic, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Handcrafted Cocktails, Creative Cuisine, Scenic View, Waterfront, Good for a Date
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 (Las Vegas)·Dined on October 1, 2017

The Filet was impeccable. Cameron was our server and he was on point (knowledgeable, engaging, and attentive)! I was not a huge fan of the new fall menu sides. But overall we really enjoyed our dining experience. Highly recommend.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Romantic
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 (Las Vegas)·Dined on October 1, 2017

Great ambiance and friendly wait staff. A little on the pricey side, but overall worth it.

Tags: Live Music, Good for Anniversaries, Bar Seating, Good for a Date
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 (Orange County)·Dined on October 1, 2017

Excellent meal and great service. Our group shared a bunch of their appetizers and they were all a hit. The server also offered options to make some of the dishes a little bigger so that there was more to share. Will definitely be back!

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on September 30, 2017

An amazing and incredible experience. Our waiter, Brandon B. was outstanding. It was very obvious that he takes great pride in the offerings from this restaurant. He spent time with us explaining each item, where it came from and how the restaurant takes it's time to prepare and perfect each dish. A truly memorable experience and Brandon made it all outstanding. Lamb chops and chicken cooked to perfection. All nicely done and well worth spending your time at this incredible institution.

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Scenic View, Quiet Conversation, Good for Anniversaries, Fit for Foodies, Romantic, Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion, Notable Wine List, Authentic, Worth the Drive, Waterfront
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·Dined on September 17, 2017

Inside, the noise level makes it hard for conversation. It was about 45 minutes from the time we ordered to the time we got our entrees but the food was good as it always is.

Tags: Good for Groups, Great for Brunch, Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion
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 (Orange County)·Dined on September 16, 2017

Arrived to still have a view out to the ocean from our patio seating - lovely. Enjoyed craft cocktails, then I had sauteed Sea Bass with their asparagus and white wine sauce, very good. Finished with dessert, their Black Forest something, it was ice cream with cherries and chocolate, topped with tiny violets, and just scrumptious!

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on September 10, 2017

This was our 2nd time here. We love outdoor dining. The service was great and the food good but feel that the pricing is a bit high. I know it's the nicer of the restaurants at the hotel but really, $25 for a burger? Most of the other dishes are on the out of the ordinary cuisine. A big plus is that they validate for 4hrs. parking.

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Special Occasion
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 (Dallas)·Dined on September 6, 2017

What a unique experience. This is a foodie stop for sure. Every item on the menu is unique. From the filtered water to drinks to dinner.

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 (Hawaii)·Dined on September 4, 2017

Beautiful location with amazing food and excellent service!

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Scenic View, Good for Anniversaries, Bar Seating, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion, Casual, Great for Outdoor Dining
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 (Orange County)·Dined on September 4, 2017

We dined on a Sunday when it was more of a family atmosphere
"Sunday supper" features a small limited menu: shared salad, shared vegetable, shared Amuse Bouche, bread, choice of entree, starch, dessert Although there were lots of young children, I am unaware of a children's menu

Tags: Local Ingredients, Good Vegetarian Options, Kid-friendly, Great for Brunch, Creative Cuisine
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 (Orange County)·Dined on August 29, 2017

Always amazing! I love this restaurant, the ambiance is great! It's a restaurant for all occasions!

Tags: Good for a Date, Great for Lunch, Good for Anniversaries, Business Meals, Cozy, Hot Spot, Fit for Foodies, Good for Birthdays, Great for Brunch, Special Occasion, Paleo Friendly, Healthy, Bar Seating, Great for Outdoor Dining, Good for Groups, Notable Wine List, Fun, Good Vegetarian Options, Handcrafted Cocktails, Gluten Free Options, Neighborhood Gem, Local Ingredients, Vibrant Bar Scene
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·Dined on August 28, 2017

First. The service was fantastic. My Brother-in law and wife are both hard of hearing and loud! I think they were the loudest people inside the restaurant Sunday night! I interviewed all 4 people who came with me for this review. My 70 year old Mom is emphatic that the short ribs were not short ribs instead was a stringy pot roast. In addition, Mom did not care for the stalks being left on the Brussel Spouts. Mom and Sis both state that the woody stalks should have been removed. I ate the stalk and Brussel Sprout with no problem but I had a steak knife to cut.. The seasoning was great! My steak was cooked perfectly. My wife loved her Salmon, she also did not like the stalks on the Brussel sprouts because her knife could not penetrate the sprout or stalk. She borrowed my steak knife., as did Sis (to cut Brussel Sprouts) who had a lovely pork chop.
Hey, I loved the atmosphere and the service. For a 45 dollar a plate meal, a couple of improvements are needed!
Wanted to provide an honest review and I hope it helps!
Best Regards,
Frank J. Thompson

Tags: Late-night Find, Creative Cuisine, Casual, Business Meals, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Phoenix)·Dined on August 27, 2017

Our best meal in Huntington Beach. The food was wonderful beginning with the yummy bread! Loved it and highly recommend.

Tags: Good for a Date, Fun, Romantic, Great for Outdoor Dining, Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups
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 (Orange County)·Dined on August 24, 2017

Dinner at the Watertable located within the Hyatt Regency was a pleasant dining experience. My wife enjoyed the pan roasted branzino and I the cedar plank roasted salmon. We chose to dine inside rather on the attractive outside patio because of the cool evening but in warm weather the patio is an attractive dinning location. Service was casual but more than adequate.
Valet parking is complimentary.

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Good for a Date
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 (Orange County)·Dined on August 20, 2017

It is in a beautiful setting, sitting outside. The food was fantastic and our server Lessa was outstanding. She easily took care of a party of 6 and all of her menu recommendations amazingly spot on.

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Great for Brunch, Great for Outdoor Dining, Casual
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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on August 18, 2017

Great food. Patio is awesome

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 (Orange County)·Dined on August 16, 2017

We chose to dine inside as neither of us brought a jacket and the ocean breeze felt a little nippy. Sat by the fireplace instead, which was a good choice for the evening. Enjoyed lamb chop appetizers, craft cocktails, and the delicious burger with lamb belly. We shall return again soon.

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on August 16, 2017

Gorgeous restaurant for a high quality dinner by the beach. Definitely eat outside to hear the waves!

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on August 15, 2017

You get 2-hours of validated parking so that's a plus right from the beginning. The menu changes seasonally. Fresh baked bread is great with a nice glass of wine or cocktail while reviewing the menu. Service is outstanding - ask for Brandon or Bun. We tend to order a bunch of appetizers, but the entrees are very nice. My only complaint is: desserts are awful!!!! By that, I mean the chef has over-created deserts...avocado mousse? They used to have profiteroles, awesome carrot cake, and house made gelato. Save your money, and if you want something for after dinner, take a walk outside and get a scoop of icecream.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Worth the Drive, Handcrafted Cocktails, Casual, Great for Outdoor Dining
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 (San Diego)·Dined on August 14, 2017

I would go again

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 (Seattle)·Dined on August 13, 2017

Amazing food. Service was excellent. Pricey, but very much worth it.

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 (Atlanta)·Dined on August 9, 2017

Great, had a good time. Foods were delicious

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