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Balboa Village

Balboa Penninsula, Newport Beach, CA
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Small and cute

Balboa village is right next to whale watching cruise offices. It is a good place to shop before or... read more

Reviewed yesterday
minimize940314
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Torrance, California
Shop, shop, shop

All kinds of shops for yourself or gifts for people back home. There are also a few kiddie rides... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Alan B
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Woodbridge, New Jersey
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good31%
  • Average14%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“fun zone” (13 reviews)
“nice visit” (2 reviews)
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Hours Today: 11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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Balboa Penninsula, Newport Beach, CA
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"fun zone"
in 13 reviews
"nice visit"
in 2 reviews
"can rent boats"
in 2 reviews
"shops and restaurants"
in 8 reviews
"ferris wheel ride"
in 2 reviews
"frozen banana"
in 7 reviews
"sport fishing"
in 2 reviews
"fun place to walk"
in 2 reviews
"newport landing"
in 4 reviews
"whale watching"
in 7 reviews
"all ages"
in 3 reviews
"great shopping"
in 2 reviews
"people watch"
in 2 reviews
"day trip"
in 2 reviews
"beautiful beach"
in 2 reviews
"southern california"
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"davey's locker"
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Reviewed yesterday

Balboa village is right next to whale watching cruise offices. It is a good place to shop before or after the cruise.

Thank minimize940314
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Reviewed 6 days ago

All kinds of shops for yourself or gifts for people back home. There are also a few kiddie rides as well.

Thank Alan B
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Balboa Village today while watching to go on a Whale Watching Cruise. The homes were nice to look at. But I enjoyed the boardwalk area. You can rent bikes and go along the bike trail. Or you can walk and sightsee. The fun...More

Thank Angela M
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Reviewed May 20, 2018

I know Balboa Village is historical and the Fun Zone along with the shops and restaurants should be a draw, but really I felt like it’s just a bunch of shiny beads and bobbles. Yes, little kids can get excited by the “carny” rides and...More

Thank CaptainNalga
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Reviewed April 29, 2018

This place has been entertaining generations of adults and kids. for decades. Good food, good fun and unique in Southern California

Thank Michael T
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Reviewed April 23, 2018

If you can find parking (try the side streets off the main road) it is so enjoyable to walk the town of Balboa. Lots of creative shops and try a chocolate dipped frozen banana – Yummy!

Thank Diana15241
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Reviewed April 8, 2018

If you just want to spend a relaxing day looking at sights and seeing some neat homes, take a stroll through Balboa Village. So many cute (and EXPENSIVE) houses to see. I'd love to be able to live in this area... but work, kids and...More

Thank Nkelln
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Reviewed April 7, 2018

Being from SoCal I've been here numerous times, but if you're visiting this is a fun place to come especially with kids. You've got the beach right across the way, frozen bananas (YUM) and can ride across to the island just for fun or rent...More

3  Thank Kelly R
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Reviewed April 5, 2018

A great place to visit for the day has great ice cream and fun shops it feels like a little town with adorable houses all different

1  Thank nathaliehavtan
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Reviewed March 18, 2018

A beautiful place, quiet, chic, fabulous shops and restaurants close to beach and beautiful houses and boats. So clean and well preserved.

Thank keithgiles2018
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