Private Happy Hour

With 180 Degree Bay Views at the Back Bay Bistro

Host your private Happy Hour with panoramic water views at the Back Bay Bistro at Newport Dunes Waterfront Resort & Marina

The Back Bay Bistro offers stunning panoramic views of the bay and an outdoor terrace. This spectacular experience brings together a marriage of stunning terrain, blue waters, and an abundance of natural light. Host your next corporate or social Happy Hour at the Back Bay Bistro. With our venue, catering and bar options, the process is easy and seamless.

In-House Catering

Enjoy the ease of our in-house catering. From hors d'oeuvres at cocktail hour to a buffet style affair, we have something that works for you.


Experience a seamless and stress-free event with our experienced team. We are here to ensure no detail is overlooked.

Full Bar

Guests can quench their thirst with a diverse selection of handcrafted cocktails, beer, wine, and refreshing beverages.


Beach venues in Orange County are hard to come by. Newport Dunes offers a variety of waterfront venues with privacy and views.

Flexible Venue Spaces At The Bistro - Newport Dunes Waterfront Resort & Marina

Flexible Venue Spaces at the Bistro

Besides the main large venue space, the Back Bay Bistro offers a number of flex spaces.  These include:

  • Dockside Room – 21′ x 24′ – 600 sq ft.
  • Harborside Room – 20′ x 32″ – 640 sq ft.
  • Harborside Courtyard – outdoor terrace – 30′ x 20′ – 540 sq ft.
  • Lower outdoor patio area – perfect for cocktail hour

Back Bay Bistro Gallery

Also an ideal venue for…

Company Meetings and Post-Meeting Happy Hours • Product Launches • Seminars • Company Retreats • Board Meetings • Team-Building Events • Mixers and Networking Events

Mingle and Connect at Our Waterfront Venue: Your Perfect Private Happy Hour or Cocktail Reception Spot!

Searching for a stunning venue to host your next corporate happy hour or cocktail reception? Look no further! Our private waterfront space offers breathtaking views of the Upper Newport Back Bay, a relaxed ambiance, and everything you need for a memorable event. Guests can mingle on our spacious patio, sip on handcrafted cocktails and refreshing beverages from our curated menu, and enjoy delicious appetizers – all with unbeatable water views! Our private happy hour venue is the perfect way to foster team spirit, celebrate achievements, or simply socialize. 

Let us handle the details while you focus on creating lasting memories with your colleagues or friends. Contact us today to discuss your next corporate happy hour or cocktail reception!

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To learn more about our private Happy Hours, venues and catering, please call (949) 729-3800.  

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