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2013 Top 10 Outdoor Dining Restaurants in the United States

The Beachcomber at Crystal Cove is one of the best on-the-beach restaurants in Orange County, Calif. The oceanfront patio of the Craftsman-style bungalow is a prime spot to enjoy coffee and beignets on foggy early mornings, or a pork chop with butternut squash and pancetta as the sun sets.

The Beachcomber at Crystal Cove California
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Dining Room at The Beachcomber at Crystal Cove, Newport Coast, CA 15 Crystal Cove
Newport Coast, CA 92657
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Fine seaside dining in a picturesque cottage at Crystal Cove. More...

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RESTAURANT AWARDS 2014

Check out the 2014 edition of GAYOT's Annual Restaurant Issue, which features the Top 40 Restaurants in the U.S., Rising Chefs and more.