Welcome to the Beach side Dining Guide in Orange County

 One of the many perks of living in Orange County is the beautiful beach side dining. If you are looking for dinner with an ocean view, here is a list for you. 

Beach Side dining - table by the ocean.

Beachside Dining in Orange County


21 Oceanfront

2100 W Oceanfront
Newport Beach, CA 92663
(949) 673-2100

Sunday – Thursday 5 – 9:30pm
Friday – Saturday 5 – 10pm

Reminiscent of a grand, turn-of-the-century dining club located in the historical McFadden Building, 21 Oceanfront specializes in classic continental selections offering a wide variety of fresh fish, seafood and prime meats.

3-Thirty-3 Waterfront

333 Bayside Dr
Newport Beach, CA 92660
(949) 673-8464

Monday – Friday 11am – 2am
Saturday – Sunday 9am – 2am

3 Thirty 3 Waterfront is a place to come after work, before an evening’s function, on a relaxing weekend day to listen to live entertainment; or around sunset and take in the spectacular view. It is especially exciting to stop by after a night elsewhere and enjoy the people watching, you won’t forget it.

BLK Earth Sea Spirits

Pierside Pavilion
300 Pacific Coast Hwy
Huntington Beach, CA 92648
(714) 960-0996

Monday – Thursday 11am – 10pm
Friday – Saturday 11am – 12am
Sunday 10am – 10pm

BLK specializes in Kobe-Style, hand cut steaks and fresh seafood.
In addition to a la carte dining, the restaurant offers a heated terrace overlooking the ocean that is wonderful for special events, romantic occasions and private functions for up to 200 guests.

Chart House

34442 Street of the Green Lantern
Dana Point, CA 92629
(949) 493-1183

Sunday – Thursday 5 – 9:30pm
Friday – Saturday 5 – 10pm

For more than five decades, Chart House patrons have been treated to extraordinary cuisine and spectacular views. From the humble beginnings of our first restaurant in Aspen, Colorado, to the opening of our 26th location inside Golden Nugget Atlantic City, Chart House has developed a nationwide reputation for excellence.

Coyote Grill

31621 South Coast Highway
Laguna Beach CA, 92651
Open 7 days a week Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.
Sunday-Thursday 7AM-9PM
Friday- Saturday 7AM-9:30PM

Sitting on the Coast in South Laguna Coyote Grill has been offering a Taste of Baja in Laguna Beach for 30 years!
A fun local place to dine for Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner while looking over beautiful Table Rock Beach.
We have a large covered patio out back and an array of menu items to satisfy all guests.
Come Join us for a Margarita and Taco with beautiful ocean views or catch an Amazing West Coast sunset over looking Catalina island.
Happy Hour is offered 7 days a week 3-6.
Call us or make a reservation on yelp today!
Cheers Friends!

Driftwood Kitchen

619 Sleepy Hollow Ln
Laguna Beach, CA 92651
(949) 715-7700

Sunday – Thursday 9am – 2:30pm, 5 – 9:30pm
Friday – Sunday 9am – 2:30pm, 5 – 10:30pm

We invite you to experience our new waterfront restaurant in Orange County, Driftwood Kitchen and Stateroom Bar, which embraces the welcoming spirit of Laguna Beach – approachable, original, and hard to leave.

Duke’s Huntington Beach

317 Pacific Coast Hwy
Huntington Beach, CA 92648
(714) 374-6446

Monday 11:30am – 2:30pm, 5 – 8:30pm
Tuesday – Friday 11:30am – 2:30pm, 5 – 9pm
Saturday 11am – 3:30pm, 4:30 – 9pm
Sunday 10am – 2pm, 4:30 – 8:30pm

With epic waves breaking along eight and a half miles of sand, Huntington Beach epitomizes the California beach lifestyle. It was here that Duke Kahanamoku, the legendary Hawaiian swimmer and surfer, introduced surfing in 1925, and the sport’s popularity quickly spread along the California Coast leading to Huntington Beach earning its nickname as Surf City USA®.

Fly N Fish Oyster Bar and Grill

2304 W Oceanfront
Newport Beach, CA 92663
(949) 673-8400

Sunday – Thursday 11:30am – 11pm
Friday – Saturday 11:30am – 12am

We specialize in fresh, high quality seafood with carefully selected ingredients to compliment the dish. Our menu is enhanced with a select listing of wines, beers and a full bar.

Harborside Restaurant

400 Main Street
Newport Beach, CA 92661

Located inside the historic Balboa Pavilion building built in 1906, Harborside is the perfect place to enjoy a casual waterfront lunch or dinner.

The Harborside Saloon offers the “longest happy hour in town” everyday of the week from 11:30am to 7:00pm with spectacular views of the harbor or watch your favorite sports event on one of the five flat screens.

The award winning menus include fresh seafood, Alaskan king crab, Canadian Lobsters, prime steaks and local favorites with a value minded California wine selection.

Valet parking available on the weekends.

Newport Landing Restaurant

503 East Edgewater Place
Newport Beach, CA 92661
(949) 675-2373

Monday – Thursday 11am – 9pm
Friday – Saturday 11am – 10pm
Sunday 10am – 9pm

For over thirty years, Newport Landing Restaurant provides an award winning upscale casual atmosphere located on the harbor’s edge, with some of the best views of Newport Harbor from the upstairs Oyster Bar, the outside covered Lanai patio or one of its dining rooms.

At Newport Landing we are dedicated to serving the freshest, and when possible, sustainable seafood available. We only serve fresh hand cut steaks and fresh ground hamburger, fresh natural steroid free chicken breasts, fresh breads delivered daily and fresh locally sourced produce. Local California wine list, craft beers and tropical drinks, along with the “Longest Happy Hour in Town” served in our upstairs Oyster Bar.

Pelican Grill

22800 S Pelican Hill Rd
Newport Beach, CA 92657
(844) 443-0022

Daily 11AM–3PM, 5–10PM

Perched on a hilltop, this eatery serves up California fare in a country-club casual setting.

SOL Mexican Cocina

251 Pacific Coast Hwy
Newport Beach, CA 92660
(949) 675-9800

Monday – Friday 11:30am – 10pm
Saturday – Sunday 10am – 11pm

Fresh, savory and healthy Coastal Mexican cooking paired with over 100 types of tequila and fine mezcals, offered in a lively setting of modern Mexican design featuring original local art, breezy open bars and fire pits, and warmly welcoming friendly service.

Splashes Restaurant

1555 S Coast Hwy
Laguna Beach, CA 92651
(877) 741-5908

Breakfast: Monday – Sunday, 7am – 11am
Lunch: Monday – Friday, 11:30am – 3pm
Brunch: Saturday & Sunday, 11:30am – 3pm
Dinner: Sunday – Thursday, 5pm – 10pm; Friday & Saturday, 5pm – 11pm

Enjoy seaside dining at its best. There are many Laguna Beach restaurants you can choose, but SPLASHES serves up fresh seaside cuisine for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. With the sea just 25 feet below, you can dine watching the waves roll in – whether you choose to sit inside by an open window or on one of our palm-shaded patios. The ocean views are not the only thing to savor, as each dish the culinary teams prepares is driven by fresh, local and simply delicious ingredients.

The Beachcomber Cafe

15 Crystal Cove
Newport Coast, CA 92657
(949) 376-6900

Daily 7am – 9:30pm

A converted cottage houses this beachside eatery serving California favorites & a popular breakfast.

The Dock

2816 Lafayette Ave
Newport Beach, CA 92663
(949) 673-3625

Wednesday – Thursday 5:30 – 8:30pm
Friday – Saturday 5:30 – 9pm
Sunday 10:30am – 1:30pm, 5 – 8pm
Monday Closed Mondays and Tuesdays

Recently rated # 1 on OPEN TABLE for OC, the Dock is a unique, waterfront restaurant. The infused Continental Menu is creative, and approachable with a harmony of well-balanced flavors and seasonal ingredients with an accent on presentation.

The Loft

30801 Coast Hwy
Laguna Beach, CA 92651
(949) 715-6080

Daily 6am – 10pm

The Loft, a favorite of guests and locals alike, is the resort’s comfortable all-day dining restaurant. Situated on the fourth floor, this popular Orange County restaurant features stunning panoramic views – the perfect backdrop for enjoying creative American cuisine.
The Loft features light and airy décor with a six-foot wood-burning rotisserie and an interactive cheese gallery. Adjacent to the restaurant is The Loft Bistro, an intimate bar area with its own light, casual menu. Outdoor dining and private dining for up to 64 people are also available.


21500 Pacific Coast Highway
Huntington Beach, CA 92648
(714) 845-4776

Monday – Friday 6:30am – 2pm, 5 – 10pm
Saturday – Sunday 6:30am – 12pm, 5 – 10pm

The innovative menu at this popular dining spot features contemporary American fare, perfectly paired with vintage wines, artisan cocktails, and craft brews. Deemed one of the best restaurants in Huntington Beach, WATERTABLE capitalizes on the region’s local produce and creates delicious, contemporary comfort food with a touch of attitude.


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