Menu for Rusty Pelican in Newport Beach, CA

  • Open:
    11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
  • Contact:
  • Cuisines:

    American North American

    American North American

  • Features:

    Takeout , Delivery , Non-Contact Delivery

  • Known for:

    Coffee, Great coffee, Great dessert, Happy hour drinks, Cozy, Happy hour food, Romantic, Healthy options, Upscale, Late-night food, Kids menu, Wine, Good for watching sport, Good for kids, Wi-Fi, Beer, Cocktails, Dessert, Transgender safespace, Dine-in, Staff required to disinfect surfaces between visits, Dinner, Mask required, Popular Dinner, Accepts reservations, Bar onsite, Hard liquor, Lunch, Curbside pickup, Popular Lunch, Fireplace, High chairs, Good for groups, Restroom, Solo dining, Seating, Outdoor seating, Usually a wait, Wheelchair accessible entrance, Wheelchair accessible parking lot, Family-friendly, Wheelchair accessible restroom, LGBTQ+ friendly, Wheelchair accessible seating, Credit Card Payments, No-contact delivery, Debit cards, Delivery, Popular with Tourists, Takeout, Dinner reservations recommended, Lunch reservations recommended, Alcohol, Brunch,
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Rusty Pelican in Newport Beach, CA, is a sought-after American restaurant, boasting an average rating of 4.2 stars. Here’s what diners have to say about Rusty Pelican. Today, Rusty Pelican will be open from 11:00 AM to 11:00 PM. Worried you’ll miss out? Reserve your table by calling ahead on (949) 642-3431.

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On top of the amazing dishes, other attributes include: coffee.

Looking for different restaurants with a similar menu? You should check out Louie's by the Bay and Billy's At The Beach.

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TOMMY R 1 year ago

We went to the Rusty Pelican for a date night. The atmosphere was nice and it was on the water. The food was amazing, we ordered... the Coconut Shrimp, Striped Sea Bass, Lobster mac and garlic bread, it was phenomenal. As drinks we had the blackberry lemonadewhich was ok, nothing crazy. Tables are pretty close so you will overhear conversations. If we're ever back in the area thiswill for sure be a spot to go to. Read more

regis kwong 1 year ago

Impressive location but mediocre food. Service was excellent though. Brenda was very friendly and had a lot of patience in... giving us the intro to the food. This restaurant is on the strip that’s right on the harbor where you can watch the boatssail by into the sunset. This is a beautiful location, best for a date or celebrating special occasion. We were here to havedinner before the jazz concert at the Hyatt Regency Hotel that’s 2 miles away. We had their halibut special with butter sauceand shrimps and a scallop on penne pasta. The butter sauce was heavenly with the shrimps, but the halibut was kind of tough anddidn’t have much taste. I was a bit disappointed on the fish. For the pasta, the cheese was stalled and clumped on top of thepastas. It was not too appetizing with the look. But the scallop and shrimps were cooked well with tasty seasoning. The savinggrace was their mud pie. This is a must have dessert. One of the best. We finished the whole thing even though we were prettyfull by the time the dessert came. Parking is valet only for $7. Read more

Gail Esfahaniha 1 year ago

I gave 5 stars even though my halibut was a bit over cooked since the waiter quickly took care of it to my satisfaction and... everything else was great! I was with 6 other people and everyone loved their meals. The tacos were a hit. Great appetizerstoo! Also Loved their clam chowder. We sat upstairs and had a beautiful view of the water. Read more

Mitty Drew 1 year ago

We ate dinner here after our day trip in Catalina island. This place was recommended my locals on the boat. Food was delicious,... service was great. The view was awesome. Would definitely recommend for fresh seafood! Read more

Jessica L 1 year ago

We had just been married on the beach and were looking for a nice place to have dinner with our kids (ages 16, 15, 14, & 8). We... just so happened to drive by the Rusty Pelican and decided to check it out. Parking in the area is nuts, so valet parking is amust. We’ve never used a valet before, so we were happy to find out they accept card. When we pulled up to the valet, we askedif the restaurant could take the 6 of us (it was 8:30 and the restaurant closes at 10:00). One of the valet members ran insidethe restaurant to check and came back with great news. They were able to take us. We walked in and were immediately greeted andseated. We sat upstairs with a window view of the dock. Almost immediately after being seated, our amazing waiter brought ussome iced water and answered our many questions about the menu. Three of us ended up ordering coconut shrimp, two orderedswordfish, and the youngest ordered a cheeseburger with fries. We also got some crab bisque and clam chowder. The swordfish wasso soft and delicious that it just melted in the mouth. The coconut shrimp was the best coconut shrimp I’ve ever had. Everyoneat the table was over the moon happy with their food! When we were just about done, the waiter brought us out somecomplimentary champagne to celebrate our marriage. It was so nice! We had a wonderful celebratory dinner as a family! We are sohappy we chose the Rusty Pelican. Read more

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When is Rusty Pelican open?

Rusty Pelican is open on the following days:
Monday: 11:00 AM - 09:00 PM
Tuesday: 11:00 AM - 09:00 PM
Wednesday: 11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday: 11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday: 11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Saturday: 11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Sunday: 11:00 AM - 09:00 PM

What forms of payment are accepted at Rusty Pelican?

They accept Credit and Debit at Rusty Pelican.

Does Rusty Pelican offer delivery?

Yes, Rusty Pelican offers delivery.

Does Rusty Pelican offer reservations?

Yes, Rusty Pelican accepts reservations.

Does Rusty Pelican offer desserts?

Yes, Rusty Pelican has dessert, view their dessert menu on Sirved.

Does Rusty Pelican have a kids menu?

Yes, Rusty Pelican has a kids menu, view their kids menu on Sirved.