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690 Newport Center Dr, Newport Beach, CA 92660
(949) 760-4920
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Dining options: Outdoor Seating

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  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    5 of 5 stars
Great place and scenery...

Great place and scenery was so good.

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 6, 2007
Cambridge, Canada
Good for:
  • Large groups
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English first
Simi Valley, California
Top Contributor
177 reviews 177 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
139 helpful votes 139 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Rode our bicycles from Huntington Beach to Pavilion's with our group of friends for the Sat Happy Hour in the Bar. Good choice of food & beverages for only $4 ea. Their Mai Tai is excellent as is the Mini bacon cheese burger....soups...salads....fish taco....mac & cheese... etc. Lots of great choices...with a great view of Balboa Island...the boats going along... More 

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San Bernardino, California
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29 reviews 29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

This place used to be an old favorit, but has gone down hill. Very greasy and lack of proper staffing was a disapointment. Everyone was eating in the bar because it was happy hour on a Monday all day....but there was only one server! and one of the bus boys was busy watching soccer! not good!

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Los Angeles
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84 reviews 84 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

The Balboa PAVILION Restaurant & Ballroom is one of the vintage locations in all of Newport Harbor. I grew up here, and had lunch here today. Our Newport Harbor High School's 50 year High School Class Reunion will be held in the upstairs Ballroom this summer, and we selected this venue above all other choices in the Newport Beach area,... More 

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Newport Beach, California
14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2012

needs to be updated good but not great. Bring grandma here

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Cambridge, Canada
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161 reviews 161 reviews
160 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2007

Great place and scenery was so good.

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Los angeles
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2006

Located in the beautiful Island Hotel (formerly the Four Seaons), this is a perfect place to get dressed up to go to for a wonderful evening of fine dining in Newport's Fashion Island. While on the expesive side, it's to be expected for such an establishment & worth it for this kind of night out. Our wait staff (Micheal) was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 690 Newport Center Dr, Newport Beach, CA 92660
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Newport Beach
  • Phone Number: (949) 760-4920

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 35 - 80
  • Cuisine: French, American, Californian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Large groups

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?