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545 Newport Center Dr, Newport Beach, CA 92660-6937
+1 949-640-0900
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good35%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“risotto” (16 reviews)
“affogato” (4 reviews)
“patate” (2 reviews)
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Seafood, Italian, Gluten Free Options
545 Newport Center Dr, Newport Beach, CA 92660-6937
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Had an event in the front open air section. Beautiful surroundings. Service was great. Loved the salmon dish.

Thank PTycz
Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

Great striped bass, awesome service, tremendous affogato!! Cannot overestimate the quality of the food and service!!

Thank Gregory B
Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

They found a way to accommodate our group of 10 with little wait. The place was very busy, but we all received excellent service and attention from the staff. The food was absolutely wonderful! We had pasta, pizza, one of the best fillet minion any...More

Thank Radar_40
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

Outstanding, authentic Italian cuisine with perfect ambiance to celebrate a birthday or special occasion . We were a party of 5 and had the branzini, lobster ravioli, salmon, risotto special and shrimp with pasta. All were cooked perfectly with zero complaints. Wait staff were very...More

Thank Fats34
Reviewed 23 July 2018

This is a very nice restaurant located in Fashion Island right behind Whole Foods. We went early for cocktails and a little bit of food. I had the calzone, the rest of the party had pizza. Both were really good. The crust tastes a little...More

Thank Lynne H
Reviewed 21 July 2018

The pasta sauces had a bit to much tomato taste for me, but overall the menu items were good - - good location in Fashion Island - it is a sister restaurant to Il Fornaio - its good basic Italian food - - The service...More

Thank Ron C
Reviewed 31 May 2018

great service average Italian food, the staff is attentive and the food is good to average Italian food the place is beautiful where is located and the inside decoration needs improvement aged look

Thank Jackordaz
Reviewed 18 April 2018 via mobile

We revisited a 2nd time. Straight from the airport...Physically a beautiful restaurant. Well-staffed and attentive service. We were not wanting for anything...We ordered 2 Stone IPA's. Delicious. Then an arugula salad with salmon. Visually beautiful and very tasty. Highly recommended...We then shared a pasta served...More

Thank daroldmark
Reviewed 7 April 2018

We were a party of four, ordered four different things, nothing that stood out, I ordered the chicken risotto which I asked before I ordered if it was good, I also asked for no asparagus in it as I do not like it, my order...More

Thank Lainie99
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

We were 2 couple friends. I ordered salad with shrimps on the side. The shrimps were not properly cooked. However others who ordered pizza, salad with chicken enjoyed their meal. Coffe after lunch was excellent.

Thank Emineee
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$60
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Street Parking, Valet Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 545 Newport Center Dr, Newport Beach, CA 92660-6937
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Newport Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 949-640-0900
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