Voted Orange County's favorite seafood restaurant, Bluewater Grill features over 20 varieties of fresh fish, shellfish, chowders, salads, sandwiches, and steaks. Kids Menu. Moderate prices. Established in 1996, Bluewater Grill in Newport Beach was the original inspiration for what has become the leading family of premium seafood restaurants in Southern California. Owner-operated since it's inception, the waterfront restaurant on the dockside historic Cannery Village enjoys a rich tradition in Newport Beach.