After having several terrific dinners at Mastro's Steakhouse in Costa Mesa, we decided to take a friend to Mastro's Ocean Club in Crystal Cove, Newport Beach to celebrate his birthday. The food was wonderful...drinks outstanding, steaks and seafood were first-rate and cooked perfectly, sides were terrific, and wine list excellent; the birthday was acknowledged with a beautiful desert plate which was more than enough for all of us; the service was equally outstanding...very professional, warm and attentive; lastly, the dining room in which we were seated was beautifully decorated, and the tables were set with crisp white linen, nice crystal and silver. This was indeed a superlative dining experience, but unfortunately we will likely never return to this Mastro's! Why? Because the noise level was absolutely deafening! This was probably the noisiest restaurant we have ever been to. It was absolutely impossible to converse without shouting and we all left with a headache, and feeling stressed-out. The restaurant was packed, and I honestly don't get it. I can't imagine that anyone would enjoy a meal when one needs to scream to be heard.
Mastro's Ocean Club
8112 E Coast Hwy, Newport Coast, CA 92657
633 Anton Blvd., Costa Mesa, CA 92626