Savor FRESH FLAVOR Around the Table.

We welcome you to our dinner table, where the breeze is as fresh as our farm-to-table ingredients. All of our restaurants offer exquisite fare in a classic al fresco setting. Every meal can be enjoyed inside or
outside on the heated terrace, bringing together the romance of ocean views with an open, heavenly sky. In every bite, an infusion of culinary passion. Come experience our exquisite Italian creations, including fresh pasta and gelato made daily, casual family favorites or poolside cabana dining. Fall seasonal menus, live entertainment and handcrafted cocktails give you a reason 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

Great Room Social Hour
Come by Mondays through Fridays from 5-6 p.m. for craft cocktails, small bites and monthly events, including Boutique Art Exhibits and Fashion Trunk Shows.

Tea Moderno
Friday – Sunday from 2 – 4 p.m.
The Great Room Social Lounge puts a modern twist on the time-honored tradition of gathering for English Afternoon Tea. Sip contemporary blends featuring classic selections and emerging tea markets, while noshing savory and sweet small bites with an Italian accent. Tea-based cocktails and sparkling wines available à la carte.
$55* per adult, $35* per child ages 4-16 and complimentary bomboloncini and hot cocoa for children under age 4.

Marketplace Sampling
Saturdays & Sundays from 2 – 4 p.m.
Stop by Caffé & Market to sample this week’s featured gourmet item, from tapenades and toffees to olive oils and artisan chocolates.

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 Thursdays 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.

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.

Pelican Grill Tasting Table
The Pelican Grill’s Tasting Table invites epicureans to be seated right next to the restaurant’s open-concept kitchen in the main dining room. This interactive, chef-led dining experience presents guests with exclusive daily dishes featuring the freshest seasonal ingredients and creative presentations. Pelican Grill chefs prepare the day’s selection of prix fixe specialties before guest’s eyes, then pass each course over the kitchen counter to the adjacent rustic, wooden table set for up to 10 guests. As they converse with the chef across the pass counter, diners savor Napa-inspired cuisine paired with fine California wines.

Pelican Grill Express Lunch
For lunch Monday through Thursday from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m., savor the best of Pelican Grill’s quintessential coastal California cuisine with a three-course prix-fixe menu served in 45 minutes or less. Choose from a seasonal selection to start, followed by a Napa-inspired main course and a delectable dessert to finish.
$35* per person

Weekday Sips & Bites
Gather in the Great Room Social Lounge to savor big flavors in small bites with weekday specials Mondays – Fridays from 3 – 6 p.m.
Mini Plate Mondays: Savor the chef’s selection of mini plates for just $10 with the purchase of any cocktail.
Trio Tuesdays: Try the chef’s special bruschetta trio for $10.
Wine Wednesdays: Receive your choice of today’s featured cheese or salumi board for just $10 with the purchase of any glass of wine.
Mix Master Thursdays: Sample our impeccably crafted featured weekly cocktails made with mixology techniques.

Game Day Specials at Newport Coast’s Sports Center
Voted Southern California’s Best Sports Bar & Grill by Los Angeles Times readers, Pelican Grill brings you all the seasonal sports action on two nine-foot screens in the Pelican Grill Lounge. Enjoy chilled beers, California wines and specialty cocktails, paired with Chef Luke’s game day specials, including the Stadium Burger, house-made sausages and flatbread. At Coliseum Pool & Grill, savor Parmesan-Garlic Fries, Flash-Fried Calamari or Pepper Jack Quesadillas in the Lounge or from your own private cabana, complete with a flat-screen TV.
*Pricing per person 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. With a special á la carte menu, Chef Marco 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!

Andrea Weekday Wine Dinners
Mondays through Wednesdays starting April 1st
Join Andrea Chef Marco Criscuolo as he takes diners on an exceptional three-course prix fixe tour through Italy’s most famous regions. On Mondays through Wednesdays, he’ll create courses highlighting a specific Italian region and pair it perfectly with a complementary wine.
$99 per person including wines; pricing excludes tax and service charge.

The Masters Menu
April 4 – 10
The Masters is arguably the most coveted golf tournament in the world, and Chef Luke is creating a special menu of Southern favorites to perfectly complement the action. Available exclusively during the tournament, specialties include Chicken & Waffles, Fried Pork Belly and Vidalia Onion Soup, along with an assortment of seasonal Southern cocktails.

Pelican Grill Burger & Brew
Starting April 13
Nothing goes with major sporting events like a great burger and an ice cold beer. And in the Pelican Grill Lounge, we’re offering the best of all worlds. For $20, you can enjoy a Kobe-style beef burger with bacon, avocado, sautéed onions and your choice of cheese, paired with a craft beer of your choosing. Come by to feed your game face during the NHL playoffs (starting April 13), NBA playoffs (starting April 16), Indy 500 (May 29), U.S. Open (June 13-19), and the European soccer playoffs (June 10 – July 10). Pricing excludes tax and service charge. May not be combined with any other promotional offer.

An Evening of Art, Music and Cuisine
Thursdays, April 14, May 12 and June 9
Dawson Cole Fine Art joins us in the Great Room Social Lounge for a boutique art exhibit from 5 – 7 p.m. featuring sculptures, paintings and sketches, as well as informative discussions. Enjoy live music and complimentary menu tastings from Pelican Hill chefs.

Graduation Celebrations
May – June
Pelican Hill is celebrating graduation season the best way we know how—with impeccable coastal style. Give your graduates the hearty congratulations they deserve by creating a custom-designed menu just for them at Andrea, Pelican Grill or Coliseum Pool & Grill. After all, one delicious achievement deserves another! 

Cinco de Mayo at Coliseum Pool & Grill
Thursday May 5
Celebrate Cinco de Mayo in al fresco style at Coliseum Pool & Grill. We’ll feature an á la carte $10 margarita bar to go along with authentically delicious all-you-can-eat tacos and churros for $25. Pricing excludes tax and service charge.

Mother’s Day Ballroom Brunch
Sunday, May 8
Moms are great at putting everyone one else ahead of themselves, but today it’s all about her. Celebrate your family’s leading lady and enjoy a lovely chef-crafted brunch with spectacular ocean views in Mar Vista’s Grand Ballroom from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. We’ll have fun activities for the kids, and mothers will receive a very special gift with our compliments!
$125 per adult, $60 per child ages 5-12, complimentary for children under age 5; pricing excludes tax and service charge.

Mother’s Day at Andrea
Sunday, May 8
In celebration of mamas near and far, Chef Marco is creating a magnificent prix fixe lunch and dinner tasting menu featuring only the freshest, most flavorful local ingredients of the season. Bring the whole family, and treat your mom to a Mother’s Day meal she’ll never forget.
$120 per person. Pricing excludes tax and service charge.

Mother’s Day Brunch at Coliseum Pool & Grill
Sunday, May 8 
This Mother’s Day, indulge in scenic poolside dining while you take in panoramic ocean views at Coliseum Pool & Grill. Chef Micah will be creating an extraordinary breakfast buffet from 7 a.m. to noon and then á la carte lunch and dinner specials available from noon to 10 p.m. We’ll also have a beverage menu specifically created with Mom in mind!
Breakfast buffet $65 per adult, $30 per child ages 5-12, complimentary for children under age 5. Pricing excludes tax and service charge.

Mother’s Day at Pelican Grill
Sunday, May 8
Give mom the gift of quintessential California cuisine at Pelican Grill from 10:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. Your whole family will be treated to an entertaining dining experience, as you watch Chef Luke and his culinary team create an exceptional three-course prix fixe Mother’s Day menu right in front of your eyes in their open kitchen. For al fresco dining with unbeatable ocean views, request a terrace table.
$115 per adult, $55 per child ages 5-1. Pricing excludes tax and service charge.

Father’s Day Brunch at Coliseum Pool & Grill 
Sunday, June 19 
Coliseum Pool & Grill invites Dad to take a break from this grill this year and spend more time around the table with the whole family. Chef Micah is specially preparing a brunch buffet from 7 a.m. – 3 p.m., followed by creative à la carte dinner specials in the evening, all of it enjoyed among exceptional views of the Coliseum Pool and the Pacific Ocean beyond.
$65 per adult, $30 per child under age 12. Pricing excludes tax and service charge.

Father’s Day Brunch at Pelican Grill
Sunday, June 19
Get the whole family together at Pelican Grill for  a spread foodies of all ages  can enjoy—especially Dad. From 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., we’ll be grilling up traditional favorites along with an á la carte brunch menu, created by Chef Luke specifically for the occasion. Maybe Dad will even have time to sneak in a round of golf after lunch.

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