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Tommy Bahama Island Grille

854 Avocado Ave. (E. Coast Hwy.) Send to Phone
949-760-1886 | Make Restaurant Reservations | Menu
Corona del Mar iteration of the Tommy Bahama chain brings a relaxing grill concept featuring good California fare.

Lunch & Dinner daily

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Tommy Bahama Island Grille Restaurant Review

: This location of the Tommy Bahama franchise taps into the upscale yet relaxed ambience of Corona del Mar by creating a toned-down version of the bright d├ęcor and tropical greenery that festoons the chain's other outposts. Ladies-who-lunch and the nearby Newport Beach business crowd show up at midday and hang out at the cozy enclosed patio, while couples, families and big groups celebrate in the evenings with strong cocktails, cold brews and good by-the-glass wine selections. Chef Jackie Nabong brings some island flair to each dish and utilizes fresh, seasonal ingredients. For appetizers, try the sweet-and-spicy coconut shrimp and the smoky grilled artichoke. The ahi salad is surprisingly different with its seared tuna and tart apples. A Cuban-style barbecued pork sandwich satisfies hearty appetites and picky palates. Seafood dishes like the macadamia nut-crusted snapper fit in with the surroundings. Desserts are just as appealing, as in Key lime pie and creamy butterscotch pudding. After eating, stroll through the neighboring Tommy Bahama store for beach-inspired clothing and home items.


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