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Il Farro

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111 21st Pl, Newport Beach, CA 92663
(949) 723-5711
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 75
    Excellent
  • 36
    Very good
  • 14
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good food

We come to restaurant for lunch on Sunday. There wasn't a place to park so we had to pay $20 dollars for parking in a private park (the other places asked $30!!!). The restaurant was almost empty. The food was very delicious especially the pastes.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 26, 2015
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  • Families with children
  • Romantic
  • Special occasions
  • Doing business
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  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Spanish first
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English first
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

We come to restaurant for lunch on Sunday. There wasn't a place to park so we had to pay $20 dollars for parking in a private park (the other places asked $30!!!). The restaurant was almost empty. The food was very delicious especially the pastes.

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Derby, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

What a lovely place. No fancy pretentious décor, just a lovely feeling of old Italian restaurants. Food was outstanding, we visited every night that we were in Newport Beach. Service was friendly and efficient.

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Calgary, Canada
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

We were a party of 11. Six adults and 5 grandkids ( 6-9 yo). Comfortable family atmosphere that made us all feel at home. Traditional Italian decor and menu. We had a variety of appetizers around the table including a unique take on bruschetta (buffalo mozzarella in the bruschetta) and calamari done perfectly so still tender. The Farro pasta dishes... More 

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Costa Mesa, California
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12 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

We frequent Il Farro simply because it is one of the best Italian Restaurants in So Cal. Not only is the food delicious (the Bruschetta is the best), but the location is great. Take a stroll down the pier after you eat and enjoy a beautiful sunset. Il Farro serves you Farro bread with an olive oil and seasoning dip.... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

This has been my go-to for years whenever I'm in the area. The food is amazing and the outside seating comfortable just a block from the beach. We always have a good time and enjoy the freshly made variety of Italian dishes.

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Laguna Niguel, CA
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74 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

Don't judge a book by it's cover, this place is terrific. Everything is homemade and the portions are very generous. It's definitely a family run place, these guys have been here for a while, and they have it down. Try anything with fresh seafood, the cioppino is amazing, you could share this dish, but don't! Homemade breads and desserts are... More 

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27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

Average food and welcoming staff. Place is not so special, not very clean. We asked to change the plates as it was not clean. You can see the kitchen while setting and you can sense the level

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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 via mobile

This is our favorite place to eat on Newport Beach! We are pretty much regulars there now. The waiters always greet us like we are family! The service and the food are awesome! Both, the employees and the owner really take good care of all the guest. This place is great for couples on a date or families with kids.... More 

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Dallas, Texas
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

We just got back from lunch at Il Farro, where my husband and I shared the Farrotto con Salsiccia and the Farrotto alla Milanese, both of which were recommended by our waiter. They were both incredible. It was nice and quiet, and the service was excellent. In addition, it was less expensive than the mediocre lunch we had yesterday. My... More 

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Newport Beach, California
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34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

First things 1st: This is an Italian Restaurant, even though you are in Newport Beach don't order seafood here, if you do you are missing the point. All or at least 90% of the pasta, Pizza and Bruschetta dishes are made here, and that's what the locals are ordering when they eat here, do the same and you'll be singing... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 111 21st Pl, Newport Beach, CA 92663
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Newport Beach
  • Phone Number: (949) 723-5711

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30
  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Romantic, Special occasions, Doing business
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

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