Savor the tastes of the season.

We welcome you to our dinner table, where the autumn breeze is as fresh as our farm-to-table ingredients. All of our restaurants offer seasonal menus and ocean-view terraces, so you can enjoy every meal with a side of breathtaking fall sunsets. Drop by with friends and family to enjoy our tantalizing Italian creations, including fresh pasta and gelato made daily, casual favorites or poolside cabana dining. Live entertainment and handcrafted cocktails give you even more reasons to lounge and linger.

OUR DINING EXPERIENCES

Executive Chef

  • Jean Pierre Dubray, the Executive Chef of Pelican Hill® and is among the most accomplished and recognized chefs in California.

    JEAN PIERRE DUBRAY

    Jean Pierre Dubray, the Executive Chef of Pelican Hill and is among the most accomplished and recognized chefs in California.

    He is responsible for Pelican Hill’s culinary offerings, comprising three restaurants, two cafes, the Resort’s pastry and bakery operations; In-Room Dining to 128 Villas and 204 Bungalows, catering and special event services.

    Chef Dubray grew up in the kitchen of his family’s country house in France’s Loire Valley, where they produced much of their own food. He enjoyed helping his mother prepare big family meals and by the time he was 15, he had enrolled in culinary school, and decided it would be his life’s work.

    He came to the United States in 1980 when he had an opportunity to be part of the opening team for La Vie en Rose, a restaurant in Brea, Calif., and he has been in the Golden State ever since.

    From the Kitchen to the Table (video)

Ongoing Epicurean Experiences

The Art of Pasta Making
Learn how to make traditional Italian egg-based pasta dough, as well as lobster tortelli and handmade spaghetti alla chitarra in the Andrea Ristorante pasta kitchen. Join our in-house pastaia, Julia, on Wednesdays through Saturdays at 11 a.m. for one hour of hands-on instruction and a delicious two-course lunch…made by you!
$120* per person; maximum of 3 people per class. Advance reservations required.

Andrea Menu Espresso
Andrea, locally and nationally celebrated as one of the finest Italian restaurants, invites you to stop by Wednesdays through Sundays for a quick lunch. For just $45 per person, enjoy our two-course menu espresso (express menu) served in 45 minutes or less.

Andrea Weekday Wine Dinners
Take an exceptional three-course prix fixe tour through Italy’s most famous regions. Andrea highlights a specific Italian region, paired perfectly with a complementary wine.
$99* per person including wine pairings

Caffè Combo
On Mondays through Fridays, Caffè & Market serves up an anytime $7 combo meal. Made with fresh, local and seasonal ingredients, our sandwiches and paninis pair perfectly with our soup of the day.

BOGO Gelato
Purchase one house-made gelato and get a second one free at Caffè & Market. Available on Mondays through Wednesdays from 5–7 p.m.

 

 

Weekday Wind-Down
Come for half off wine and beer. Stay for scenic ocean views all afternoon and evening at Coliseum Pool & Grill. Available on Mondays through Thursdays from 3 p.m. to close.

Bloody Mary Bar
On Sundays from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at Coliseum Pool & Grill, build your own Bloody Mary at Coliseum Pool & Grill. Select your level of spicy with an assortment of hot sauces, then garnish your beverage with flavored salts and favorite toppings, like bacon, jalapenos, pickles and bell peppers.

Sunday Football Fun in the Sun Cabanas
Make the most of Newport’s beautiful autumn days with al fresco football viewing in a private luxury cabana overlooking Coliseum Pool for 4–10 guests. While cheering your favorite NFL teams to victory, enjoy a bucket of domestic beers, guacamole and tortilla chips, prime beef sliders, chicken wings, parmesan garlic fries and pizza.
Available in January for $55* per person; minimum 4 guests per booking.

All-Day Breakfast Burritos
There’s never a wrong time to crave a breakfast burrito. That’s why Caffe II at Pelican Hill Golf Club serves ours all day long. For just $15, choose from three savory options, including spicy chorizo, blue crabmeat and five-bean. Add a Corona to make it a burrito and beer combo for just $20.

 

Social Hour + Live Music
Join us every day from 5–7 p.m. for a live guitarist, handcrafted cocktails and a selection of $5 wines by the glass, plus Boutique Art Exhibits on select dates.

Bubbly & Bruschetta Bar
On Mondays through Thursdays from 5–7 p.m., the Great Room Social Lounge welcomes one and all to indulge in a delightful afternoon menu and engaging sounds in a relaxed, intimate fireside setting. Select your favorite glass of Prosescco, sparkling wine or the Resort’s selection of wines by the glass, and pair it with our complimentary fresh bruschetta.

Late Night Social Hour
Soak in the sounds of Great Room Social Lounge, while enjoying 50% off the small bites menu, plus handcrafted cocktails and select wines by the glass for just $5 on Sundays through Wednesdays from 9:30 p.m. to close.

Tea Moderno
On Fridays through Sundays from 2-4 p.m., the Great Room Social Lounge puts a modern twist on the time-honored tradition of gathering for Afternoon Tea. Sip contemporary blends featuring classic selections and emerging tea markets, while noshing savory and sweet Italian-inspired small bites. Tea-based cocktails and sparkling wines available à la carte.
$55* per adult and $35* per child ages 416

*Pricing excludes tax and service charge.

Seasonal Epicurean Experiences

Black Truffle Treasure Menu
Tuscan cuisine, considered the heart of the culinary Renaissance, is the specialty of Andrea Ristorante. With a special á la carte menu starting in January, Chef Jonah presents the cuisine of Northern Italy featuring imported tartufo nero (black truffles) and California’s finest locally grown ingredients from the Irvine Ranch®. Enjoy original antipasti, rustic pastas, hearty meat entrées and fresh seafood, highlighting traditions from every corner of Tuscany. Inspired by the variety and creativity of this special seasonal menu, we invite you to return time and time again to Newport Coast for a taste of Tuscany!


Super Bowl Sunday Team Specials
On Sunday, February 5, our chefs present game day specials representing the two NFL teams playing in the Super Bowl. Newport Coast’s Sports Center brings the national championship to you on two nine-foot screens at the Pelican Grill Lounge. Along with game day menu specials, enjoy chilled beers, California wines and specialty cocktails. At Coliseum Pool & Grill cheer on your team in the Lounge or from your own private cabana, complete with a flat-screen TV.

Elegant Catering Pelican Hill® offers a level of customization, creativity and service that is unparalleled.

Catering

You will be pleased to know the breadth of event—both near and far. Choose Pelican Hill® for a level of customization, creativity and service that is unparalleled.

Event Catering