I have very fond memories of Newport Beach. I grew up in the neighboring town of Huntington Beach so I spent a lot of time walking the piers of Newport and Huntington. Fresh Seafood was something I learned to eat at a very young age and I still love it now. I enjoy going back to NB and trying all the new seafood restaurants that have popped up.
Fly-N-Fish, which opened in 2012 is located in the heart of the Newport Beach boardwalk and just a short stroll from the pier. Guests can enjoy freshly shucked oysters, seasonal specials and classic creations while watching the sunset in Newport Beach. Fly-N-Fish focuses on sustainable seafood from prominent and responsible purveyors that is brought in fresh daily. Signature dishes include:
- Maryland Crab Cakes which are pan fried and served with a papaya-mint salsa
- Pan Seared Diver Scallops wrapped in triple smoked apple wood bacon and served with an achiote aioli
- Cioppino presented with shrimp, scallops, clams, mussels, calamari, crab and seasonal fish in a zesty red wine sauce
- New England Clam Chowder served traditional in a traditional creamy style with chopped clams, potatoes and leeks.
Their menu is enhanced with a select listing of wines, craft beers and a full bar.
HAPPY HOUR: Fly-N-Fish offers Happy Hour Monday through Friday from 3-6 p.m. Offerings include Oyster Shooters (with an option to add Hangar One Chipotle Vodka), Cajun Shrimp Tacos, Seasoned Calamari with an Achiote Aioli and various drink specials. Click here to view happy hour menu.
LUNCH SPECIALS: Monday through Friday Chef Julio offers a $15 daily lunch special that includes a choice of New England Clam Chowder, House Salad or Seasoned French Fries. Specials include a Crab Cake BLT on toasted brioche, lettuce, vine ripened tomato and Applewood triple smoked bacon; Calamari Steak that is lightly season and served with a tomato caper lemon butter; and Skuna Bay Salmon with angel hair pesto, fresh asparagus and oven roasted tomatoes. For a complete list of daily lunch specials click here.
ORANGE COUNTY RESTAURANT WEEK: Fly-N-Fish will be participating in Orange County Restaurant Week (March 1st – 7th) for the first time this year. The $20 lunch menu will offer two courses and the $40 dinner menu will offer three courses; both menus highlight their signature dishes. To view their OC Restaurant Week menus click here.
For more information visit Fly-N-Fish on Facebook.