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The Ritz Restaurant

880 Newport Center Dr, Newport Beach, CA 92660-6308
949-720-1800
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Ranked #20 of 394 Restaurants in Newport Beach
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $31 - $80
Hours:
Sun 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thu 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thu - Fri 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Fri 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Doing business
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Santa Barbara
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English first
California
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Everything great, nothing bad. Went there for 20+ years then they ae forced to change locations. Oh well, I will follow.

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Olathe, Kansas
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472 reviews 472 reviews
267 restaurant reviews
152 helpful votes 152 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

It is the classic place, almost expect the Rat Pack to walk in the door. Brilliant martin is and manhattans, steaks cooked to perfection, valet parking. Pricey but worth iy

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Rancho Santa Margarita, California
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22 reviews 22 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

With a name like "Ritz" I thought this would be a very upscale restaurant. However I found the dining room décor very conservative and nice but somewhat crowded. When the food came, it was nothing special. I think Ritz Restaurant is over priced and over rated.

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Newport Beach, California
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19 reviews 19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014

We live in Newport Beach and for some reason, we have never dined at "The Ritz." Well, we decided to try it tonight for my birthday dinner. We know they are closing on Feb. 15th. and we wanted to say we had dined at "The Ritz" in Newport Beach. OMG. We had a 6:15 Sat. night reservation and I had... More

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Downey, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2014

I have come to the Ritz for many years to celebrate a Christmas luncheon with a few close friends and we have always been given the best service. The food is good, but not stellar, but there is nothing as good as their chocolate martini. It ends our luncheon as the best dessert imaginable. I am so mad they lost... More

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Anaheim, California
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83 reviews 83 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2014

Took that special someone here for her birthday because they are closing Feb. 15 due to losing their lease. They told us they WILL be finding a new location. I had been going here many times in the past with my dad, as this is one of the few "old school" places left in O.C. Had reservations and were seated... More

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Orange
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45 reviews 45 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2013

Awesome....simply the best. Love to come to this restaurant as it reminds us so much of a European experience and just love the food, vibes, staff, and charm. This is our upscale go-to place for a special night out and are never disappointed. This evening we had the lamb and sea bass...both cooked to perfection..and had room for the signature... More

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Temecula, California, USA
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75 reviews 75 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

I took my family to the restaurant to celebrate my mother's 80th birthday. We were all impressed with the level of service. The decor had an old world charm. It was nice to be in a restaurant where you could hear the conversation across a table. The music was soft and the wait staff was very attentive to our needs.... More

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la
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14 reviews 14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Ha d a wonderful dinner with good wine and the usual excellent service. Our waiter couldn't have been more helpful with wonderful menu selections

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Carlisle, Pennsylvania
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107 reviews 107 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2013

we were a large business group with a fixed menu, the service was outstanding, the food was fresh, delicious and large portions, this is a top notch place to eat, the decor was busy but well done, everything including outside areas were well maintained and clean, I am so sorry this place is leaving

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