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111 21st Pl, Newport Beach, CA 92663
(949) 723-5711
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Ranked #40 of 398 Restaurants in Newport Beach
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $30
Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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  • English first
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  • Spanish first
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English first
La Quinta, California
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

my wife were at newport beach for an ocean fix we went at this restaurant. the service was just soso the came in just too fast and was quite bland- we had the evening special i guess you get what you pay for i won t be back

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Greenville, SC
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

We'd been driving around southern California all day and had a hankering for Italian for dinner. We remembered seeing some places in Balboa earlier, so as we drove through Newport Beach, we decided to check a few of them out. We parked and walked in and were very pleasantly surprised. Great staff. Great menu. Amazing food. I had the Chilean... More

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Excelsior, Minnesota
Top Contributor
129 reviews 129 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

This is an interesting place, right down by the beach. My cousins chose it and I found it and was able to park ok. There were so many options and everything we had to eat was delicious. My cousins who live nearby, go here often.

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Birkdale, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014 via mobile

Used to go here quite allot the food was always good, especially the lobster ravioli which I can recommend. Staff always very helpful and pleasant. Would definitely recommend.

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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Very good Italian restaurant, food express and fresh, people are very smart, price not expensive. Pasta with vongole was very good. 5 stars.

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Toronto, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Great place to get some real Italian food at a reasonable price. The staff and owner are very friendly and have maintained a very high level of quality in the food.

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Yorba Linda, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Loved it. The bread is amazing and that is just the start. Can;t go wrong with anything on the menu. Highly recommended!

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Phoenix, Arizona
Senior Contributor
43 reviews 43 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

We had the pleasure of dining at Il Farro last weekend. We stumbled upon this restaurant while walking through the shops of Newport Beach. What a treat! Our server Vincenzo was wonderful. He made great suggestions on dinner and wine and dessert! After hearing him tell us that the dessert he recommended was traditionally served on Easter and was such... More

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Top Contributor
149 reviews 149 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
199 helpful votes 199 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

Il Faro is a place one wants to like - as the location is good, and so is the food. But . . . hospitality is lacking - and the staff is not welcoming. Better to consider the options in Newport - and find a better atmosphere.

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West Chicago, Illinois
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Never imagined that this small café on the beach would be such a great place. The food was excellent, well presented and cooked (pasta al Dente)! What made it much more memorable was their staff; they were very attentive, fun and friendly! I would return to Newport Beach just to eat here.

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Additional Information about Il Farro

Address: 111 21st Pl, Newport Beach, CA 92663
Phone Number: (949) 723-5711
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Newport Beach
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 0 - 30
Cuisine: Italian

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