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21 Oceanfront

2100 W. Oceanfront (21st St.) Send to Phone
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This local landmark at the foot of Newport Pier is known as much for its view as its wine cellar, steaks and seafood.
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21 Oceanfront Restaurant Review

: At the foot of historic Newport Pier and right on Newport’s lively concrete boardwalk, this local landmark is known as a romantic spot for good continental fare and a well-stocked subterranean wine cellar. Oddly enough for a hip beach restaurant, the Victorian era lives on here in the elegant and sophisticated setting --- ornate brass and glass light fixtures, black leather booths, a color scheme featuring burgundy and a mahogany bar. Chef Umberto Rubelli creates reliable cuisine, and has an especially deft hand with seafood. Start with the Asian pear salad with candied pecans, blueberries and a raspberry vinaigrette. Signature entrées include the thick "baseball-cut" swordfish steak, a 16-ounce bone-in rib-eye, lobster tail, and 16-ounce osso buco, slow-cooked in its own juices for ten hours. If you’re looking to try something a little more exotic, order up an abalone steak sautéed in olive oil.

User Ratings & Reviews for 21 Oceanfront
Average rating    5
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EXCELLENCE!!
by tvgemini on Sun Dec 06, 2009 7:30 pm
 
21 Oceanfront... Absolute perfection. We love the New Year's Eve parties!! It's an elegant restaurant right on the oceanfront in Newport Beach, CA. Fresh & delicious seafood, Prime Steaks, Beautiful bars, live entertainment nightly.. We love looking out at the ocean/Catalina when the sun sets. The servers are so professional, and have been working there forever. They obviously love it.
The beautiful wine cellar is where you want to have your private parties!! I think the chef is from Italy, and the pastry chef is from France...They are so skilled, and use the finest ingredients. The prices are pretty good too! :P
 
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