Reservations are being accepted as the Back Bay Bistro at Newport Dunes Waterfront Resort prepares to celebrate Mother’s Day with an all-you-can-eat brunch on Sunday, May 11. The award-winning restaurant that was named one of Southern California’s “Top 10 brunch destinations ” by Open Table will serve from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Featuring breathtaking views of Newport’s Back Bay, the brunch will offer something for everyone from fresh seafood including crab legs, shrimp cocktail and oysters on the half shell; smoked fish including scallops, trout, salmon with dill mustard sauce; a torching station where Ahi tuna & Kobe beef will be freshly seared using a mini blow-torch; and a carving station featuring roasted New York steak with green peppercorn sauce and turkey breast with sweet apricot relish. Also available is a create-your-own omelet bar, salad bar and antipasti display. On the sweeter side are pancakes with everything from blueberries to chocolate chips, assorted breakfast pastries and a dizzying array of desserts with a massive chocolate fountain as its centerpiece. Cost is $75 for adults and includes bottomless Champagne and Mimosas, $35 for children age 12 and under.
Reservations are recommended and may be made by calling (949) 729-1144 or visiting www.backbaybistronewportbeach.com.
The Back Bay Bistro is a contemporary 199-seat dining establishment featuring a number of innovative design elements and a sophisticated retractable awning giving the restaurant a “convertible roof.” With 60 al fresco seats providing guests with refreshing breezes off Newport’s Back Bay, the restaurant specializes in fresh, sustainable seafood and serves dinner Wed-Sun (5 p.m. Close), lunch Wed-Sun (opening at 11:00 a.m.) and brunch on Sat & Sun starting at 9 a.m., with breakfast served from 8 a.m. until 10 a.m.