Newport Beach Restaurant Week runs from Friday January 17th through to Sunday January the 26th and brings an amazing range of cuisine to its customers. Throughout this week, the eighty participating restaurants will be offering specially tailored ‘prix fixe’ menus at lunch and dinner servings, showcasing the best they have to offer. Perfect for food lovers looking to try a new restaurant, a new palate of flavors or simply looking for a different place to take their friends, these menus offer options across the whole Newport Beach area, encompassing Balboa, Balboa Island, Newport Beach, Newport Coast and Corona Del Mar. Lunch menus are fixed at $10, $15 and $20 levels per person, with each restaurant set in one of these price brackets. Dinner menus start from just $20, with other venues’ menus being priced at $30 and $40 each. If you’re staying at a hotel near Newport Beach then take advantage of the dining deals offered during the Newport Beach Restaurant Week.
All kinds of cuisines will be available, from seafood to steak, salads to soups, American, French, Italian, Korean, Chinese, Japanese, Greek, Mexican, Thai and Persian plus many more. A full list of participating restaurants is available through the Newport Beach Restaurant Week website, and while no tickets or entry requirements are needed it is advisable to book tables directly with each restaurant that guests intend to visit. Most venues are very busy during restaurant week, so reservations avoid disappointment or long waiting times.
In the Balboa Peninsula area, visitors could visit 21 Oceanfront, A Restaurant, Avila’s El Ranchito, Il Farro Café, Pescadou Bistro, Crow Burger Kitchen, Sambazon, Sol’s Grill or Ruby’s Diner. Elsewhere in Corona Del Mar, try the Five Crowns, Rothschild’s Restaurant, Summer House, The Bungalow or Mayur Cuisine of India. Newport Center boasts the Back Bay Tavern, Great Maple, Muldoon’s Irish Pub, Mariposa at Neiman Marcus, Roy’s Hawaiian Fusion Cuisine, Canaletto Newport Beach and Sam & Harry’s. Alternatively, by the Coast, the Bleufin Restaurant, Coliseum Pool and Grill, The Beachcomber at Crystal Cove and the Modo Mio Cucina Rustica are all participating in the restaurant week and offering special menus. This is just a small selection of the participating venues.
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