The Rusty Pelican

Seafood, Restaurant
$ $
2735 W Coast Hwy (at Riverside Ave)
Newport Beach, CA 92663
(949) 642-3431
12:00pm - 8:00pm
12:00pm - 8:00pm
12:00pm - 8:00pm
12:00pm - 8:00pm
11:30am - 9:00pm
11:30am - 9:00pm
11:00am - 8:00pm



  • The Calamari Appetizer is amazing!
  • Best calamari ever!
  • The Calamari and garlic bread are a must, goat cheese shuffle was exquisite and for the main course our server recommended the chef's specials and they were amazing.
  • Great food. Calamari is very good. Servers are friendly and knowledgable.
  • Food is amazing! the servers...they are very knowledgeable with the menu.
  • Firepot Swordfish was awesome!!
  • Awesome service, awesome view, awesome food!!
  • Be nice to the awesome bartender up stairs or down depending, Canaan is one cool bartender!
  • Yup, the Calamari Fritti rocks. Their new item - Seabass w/Bok Choy and Mushrooms is delicious as well.
  • Opened 1972. The last remaining restaurant of a 70s-early 90s chain started by a Newport life guard in 1967; upscale sea food, waterfront location.
  • King Crab Legs, drawn butter, and garlic bread was the best that i've ever had.
  • The Garlic bread is dangerously good!
  • perfection. yummy seafood brunch with unlimited delicious champagne right on the water!
  • Unbelievable. Try the Firepot mahi mahi. Jimmy is also an incredible waiter
  • garden salad w blue cheese...ask for rice vinegar to sprinkle on top. amazing. Calamari of course. mahi firepot is delish.
  • The calamari appetizer is to die for! I'm also loving the Ginger and Orange Mahi Mahi...spicy yet sweet!
  • Although main course came late, but food was awesome ans service is v good.
  • garlic bread and calamari is the best
  • Good food, very expensive
  • ask for table outside on the porch. nice harbour view

Nearby places

2751 W Coast Hwy (Riverside Ave)
2633 W Coast Hwy (at Tustin Ave)
401 Newport Center Dr