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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: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 72
    Excellent
  • 31
    Very good
  • 13
    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
Our favorite restaurant in Newport Beach

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
Yranger
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Good for:
  • Entertaining clients
  • Families with children
  • Romantic
  • Special occasions
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW 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
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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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68 reviews 68 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 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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Huntington Beach, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

This is by far the best Italian meal I have had in Newport Beach or the surrounding Orange County area!!

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Newport Beach, California
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153 reviews 153 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

My wife and I eat here every chance we get. However the tourists make this difficult in the summer, and by fall we get out of the habit of going there. So i takes us a while after the tourits lease to start eating there again.

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Albuquerque
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

The restaurant is small and very popular, so I would guess reservations are strongly recommended! The service is friendly and the food delicious!

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Calgary, Canada
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120 reviews 120 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

We had lunch here yesterday. The calamari starter and bruschetta were excellent. Both the salmon with mustard sauce and the sole were perfectly prepared and accompanied by pasta with a delightful tomato sauce. My wife's ravioli was exquisite. The farro bread was fresh and very tasty. Service was excellent. The wine list had a good selection at reasonable prices. We... More 

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Bedford, UK
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64 reviews 64 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

I'm not sure how they have managed to do it, but Il Farro strikes the balance between servicing tourists and locals alike. It’s obviously a beloved locals spot as people seemed to be having afternoon meetings there too. We came here for lunch. The food was simply prepared, beautifully presented and the top notch ingredients spoke for themselves. I adore... More 

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Seattle
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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

The best thing about this restaurant was the service. Had the best most entertaining waiter I've ever had. He made the evening! The food was good and the wine our server recommended was the best wine I've ever had in a restaurant. The serving size ended up being enough for two meals. It's also a great location for a nice... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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110 reviews 110 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

This restaurant is a block inland from the ocean, near the Newport Pier. We dined there twice in five nights in Newport Beach; it was that good. It was busy and the service was great. The lasagna melts in your mouth, and the portion is eatable (without the need for a doggie bag - which visitors can't easily use). The... 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: Entertaining clients, Families with children, Romantic, Special occasions
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?