Here are some spectacular spots to drop anchor and grab a bite in Newport Beach.
Established in 1975 In the heart of Newport Beach, on the Balboa Peninsula, stands the most famous of the restaurants. Sergio Avila is the owner of what is known as the “International El Ranchito” because so many out-of-towners frequent here. T-shirts sold at this restaurant have been seen all over the world! His daughter Maribel Avila Ley and Valerie Avila Gagnon manage this location along with Huntington Beach and Corona Del Mar.
2800 Newport Blvd, Newport Beach, CA 92663
Come in and get hooked at Bluewater Grill, located on Lido Peninsula, on the bay in Newport Beach, at the historic former site of The Sea Shanty & Delaney’s. Enjoy an expansive waterfront patio, full bar, happy hour, private event rooms and a pet friendly space! Our iconic original location is outfitted in a classic nautical style and we serve up to 40 varieties of fresh and sustainable seafood. We have been awarded Orange County Register’s prestigious Best Seafood Restaurant in Orange County Award and we even have our own harpoon fishing boat, Pilikia. If you’re lucky you may even see the Bluewater kitchen staff hauling in a harpooned Swordfish! Since we’re on the water, you can always pull up to our dock for an outstanding meal. We look forward to having you at Bluewater Grill.
630 Lido Park Dr, Newport Beach, CA 92663
Gourmands can expect a fresh and healthy take on fish and chips, wonton poke tacos, oysters on the half shell, Thai coconut clams, and a full kids menu.
3432 Via Oporto Suite 104 Newport Beach, CA 92663
Enjoy a wide array of carefully collected and selected small batch beers, wines by the bottle and glass, and a tapas style menu of small bites, tasty offerings and delicious California coastal cuisine.
3408 Via Oporto, Suite 103 Newport Beach, CA 92663
Louie’s by the Bay is a modern Italian steakhouse located on the waterfront along picturesque Mariner’s Mile in Newport Beach.
2801 West Coast Hwy, Newport Beach, CA 92663
The farm-to-table restaurant – best known for its fresh, organic, and local ingredients – is right on the water in a beautiful space.
3420 Via Oporto, Suite 101 Newport Beach, CA 92663
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Nobu Newport Beach, the newest addition to the world-renowned Japanese restaurant empire founded by Nobu Matsuhisa and Robert De Niro, opened within the luxe Lido Marina Village to provide the ultimate Nobu-Style experience in the heart of the Orange County coast. With more than 16,000 square feet of stunning two-story waterfront space, including outdoor covered patio dining on both levels, expansive bar & lounge, and exquisite special event space, the new Nobu Newport Beach provides the ideal setting to enjoy signatures like Black Miso Cod and Yellowtail Jalapeño, world-renowned sushi, and Newport Beach-inspired dishes and cocktails.
3450 Via Oporto Suite 101 Newport Beach, CA 92663
The Rusty Pelican has been a long Newport Beach tradition for outstanding meals and legendary service. The menu offers a variety of fresh fish, steaks, tantalizing appetizers, and irresistible desserts. Experience happy hour, Sunday brunch, an award-winning wine list, full bar, and patio seating with a view of Newport Harbor.
2735 West Coast Hwy, Newport Beach, CA 92663
Rye Goods makes 100% organic, naturally-leavened bread and pastry, built off of an all rye wild culture.
3418 Via Lido, Newport Beach, CA 92663
Originally built in 1921 as a fish cannery in Newport Beach, The Cannery preserves the long history of seafood in Newport Beach. This history is accompanied by a modern decor and flavorful dishes that create a remarkable dinning experience.
3010 Lafayette Rd, Newport Beach, CA 92663
With breathtaking views of Newport Harbor, The Winery Restaurant & Wine Bar pairs contemporary California regional cuisine, with a hip, vibrant, sophisticated setting, to create a cutting-edge dining experience. The restaurant’s wine list, which currently offers 650 selections, changes weekly, offering diners a wide range of varietals from around the world. Guests can look into and even tour the restaurants’ climate-controlled cellars, which can hold up to 7,500 bottles!
3131 West Coast Hwy, Newport Beach, CA 92663
Wilma’s Patio has been a favorite of visitors and locals for over 49 years. Offering an extensive breakfast menu, including many egg dishes, pancakes, waffles, and the famous Belly Bomber. Lunch brings fresh salads, sandwiches, burgers, and authentic Mexican food. Dinner offers delicious seafood, pasta, homemade meatloaf, and much more! Beer and wine list and children’s menu also available.
203 Marine Ave, Newport Beach, CA 92662
Woody’s Diner has been a neighborhood favorite in Orange County for over twenty years. Breakfast served all day. Woody’s also serves lunch, dinner, and handmade desserts with home-cooked recipes that will have you coming back for more.
3461 Via Lido, Newport Beach, CA 92663
Zinqué’s new location in Newport Beach’s Lido Marina Village is an urban oasis, located directly on the Marina at Via Oporto. The exterior space, located on the water, is aesthetically designed to lend scene to endless conversations and late night discussions, creating a nurturing space that invites guests to stop, sit, and linger. Inside, Zinqué brings the best of its award-winning design from the Venice location with a beautiful bar, wooden tables, and stunning wrought-iron windows. As in Venice and West Hollywood, a DJ might spin some chill-out tunes on a Sunday afternoon. Come enjoy a cozy dinner by the fireplace with Le Burger, Lasagna, Provencale Flatbread, or Quiche Lorraine, or a sunny lunch overlooking the water with a glass of rosé and Le Bowl, Quinoa Salad, or Tuna Tartare Tartine. There will also be the beloved special events such as Paella Night and Moules-Frites Night.
3446 Via Oporto Newport Beach, CA 92663