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Sabatino's

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251 Shipyard Way Ste D, Newport Beach, Newport Beach, CA 92663-4467
949-723-0621
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8:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 8:30 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 21
    Very good
  • 2
    Average
  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Hidden but Worth the Effort

This Italian restaurant, which is known for its sausages, is a neighborhood treasure that is worth the effort you'll put into finding it for the first time. The food was very good, especially the stuffed peppers and gnocchi this visit, but the service was not great. We had to ask for almost... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 24, 2015
TJ S
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Orange
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  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Families with children
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Orange
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

This Italian restaurant, which is known for its sausages, is a neighborhood treasure that is worth the effort you'll put into finding it for the first time. The food was very good, especially the stuffed peppers and gnocchi this visit, but the service was not great. We had to ask for almost everything we needed, including refills on all beverages.... More 

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Hawaii
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

This was my first time here... The staff is extremely friendly, we even got hugs as we entered. The food here is excellent... the I ordered the fresh clams and linguine..they made it perfect... my only complaint was the amount of pasta was small.... one of the people in our group asked for an extra side of pasta and I... More 

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So California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

I don't really like sausage, but the sausage here is good! Even better than the main dishes are their Caesar salad and their cheesecake.The Caesar salad dressing is lighter than others, but very good. I've been twice on Friday nights in July and didn't have to wait for a table either time.

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Corona, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

We had dinner here on a Friday night at 6 pm and were seated right away inside. The outdoor patio area was filled enjoying the live music by an older gentleman singing Dean Martin era songs. The service was friendly and efficient . The 5 of us ordered spaghetti in marina sauce, tortellini, mostaccioli, Caesar salad and the Italian wedding... More 

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Newport Beach, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Some will say hard to find, but no one will forget where it is once they have eaten here. At the end of Lido Park drive in a obscure commercial marina is one of the best keep secrets in the OC, Sabatino's. The food is "Italian", no mistaken it! The entrees are all delicious, you can find delicious food in... More 

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Newport Beach
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

We eat here all the time. I would go every day if I could. The staff makes you feel like one of the family. The dishes are Sicilian.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

We had a business lunch here, very good, rustic as well as elegant eats available. Apparently this location is a part of the history of Lido and was very full each time we went by. Well worth the visit, the sausages were excellent!

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Long Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

I've been coming here forever with my family. Great breakfast of fried spaghetti and sausage. Lunch and dinners are good too-pizzas/pastas/fish. It's homey, right near the water (no view though) and has great service. Take some chicken soup or stuffed peppers to go.

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Newport Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

The olives appetizer is great. Service is good and friendly. The restaurant is known for its sausage. I recommend the Italian Egg dish. It comes with the sausage and it is delicious.

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Corona del Mar, California, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

We went to Sabatino's after two of our friends recommended we go there for their homemade sausage. We made a reservation for two on a Saturday night and we were greeted right away. There was a gentleman outside I believe his name is Pete and he was singing which I thought was really nice. The host went to check on... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 251 Shipyard Way Ste D, Newport Beach, Newport Beach, CA 92663-4467
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Newport Beach
  • Phone Number: 949-723-0621

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, Delicatessen

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Doing business, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
8:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
8:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
8:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
8:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
8:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
8:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
8:30 am - 10:00 pm

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