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Wilma's Patio

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203 Marine Ave, Newport Beach, Balboa Island, CA 92662-1203
949-675-5542
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7:00 am - 8:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 7:00 am - 8:30 pm
Fri - Sat 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 68
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  • 61
    Very good
  • 27
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  • 5
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  • 7
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great Chicken Nachos

Outdoor (front) seating (12-ish people). Food was good and service was great. They put plenty of pulled chicken on the nachos.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 28, 2015
JimEveryCountry
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Southern Cal
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Southern Cal
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66 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

Outdoor (front) seating (12-ish people). Food was good and service was great. They put plenty of pulled chicken on the nachos.

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Lake Havasu City, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

My husband and I stopped in about 11am. All tables were full but we were able to be seated at the counter. I had a salad which was fairly standard but my husband had the crab Benedict and it was outstanding. They had several types of eggs Benedict to choose from. The Bloody Mary's appeared to be very popular. The... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

This place is a typical diner and it gets a lot of traffic because people think it's cute. But if you care about bang for your buck or food, don't go here. If you have loud annoying kids that just need to eat, this is your place. Locals don't go here. The found is lousy and the kitchen is not... More 

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Santa Clarita, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

Great brunch - very tasty and families well catered for. Highly recommended for future visits if you're on Balboa Island

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Palos Verdes Estates, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

Italian scramble was delicious. Great service and friendly staff. My daughter liked the hash browns and hubby like the huevos rancheros.

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Minneapolis, MN
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Huge menu with great variety. Prompt and friendly service. Low prices. Good food. What more could you ask for?

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

We had a great meal here. The menu is extensive and the food is high quality. It's a very relaxed place with a family friendly atmosphere - recommend.

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Fullerton, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

Sunday morning breakfast. Very good huevos rancheros. Plentiful portion with friendly service. We may do it again next Saturday.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

Simple but delicious mid-range dining. Grab a seat outdoors and watch the clouds and crowds go by. Very attentive service.

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Bloomington, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

This restaurant is one of several on Marine Ave on Balboa Island. It is across from the Fire Station and a block to the water's edge.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 203 Marine Ave, Newport Beach, Balboa Island, CA 92662-1203
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Newport Beach  >  Balboa Island
  • Phone Number: 949-675-5542
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 8:30 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 8:30 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 8:30 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 8:30 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 8:30 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm

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