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The Porch Restaurant

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) #160 of 402 Restaurants in Newport Beach $$ - $$$ ,
508 29th St, Newport Beach, CA 92663-3710
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good41%
  • Average21%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
Jun 20, 2017
“What the locals recommend”
Sep 5, 2016
“Best Breakfast in Newport Beach”
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Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
508 29th St, Newport Beach, CA 92663-3710
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I am giving this a 5 for the food and relaxing location. However our server was nice enough but not very good and we didn't feel as welcome as you would expect at a neighborhood place (Mayne because we weren't locals or they don't really...More

Thank deborahsapp8
Reviewed June 20, 2017

We thought we were lost--the restaurant is in an industrial area--but glad we found this place. This is the sister restaurant to The Dock (same executive chef), and it shows. This is comfort food taken to the next level. We recommend it!

Thank Kris A
Reviewed September 5, 2016

My family and I eat here often. It is not a fancy place but has fantastic food. I crave the Eggs Benedict. They offer it with smoked salmon, spinach, crab cakes and Canadian bacon. I get one with spinach and one with salmon and it...More

Thank Kathy L
Reviewed June 27, 2016

To watch sports, meet people or just enjoy good food, this is a terrific hidden gem. Small but well organized with a great bar, pub tables or booths, this is a fun place to gather. Go alone and meet someone new or bring a group....More

Thank Carolyn B
Reviewed July 1, 2015

It unlikely that you would drive past and notice the place. Luckily we had friends who knew of the location. Service was great with a choice of excellent dishes… couldn't go past the lobster tacos which were great. We sat out the back for a...More

Thank OzFamily50
Reviewed May 17, 2015

My expectations were skewed as years ago I had visited the same site, when it was Aubergine, fast forward a decade a so, and another restaurant in between, and we get to The Porch, We walk in and were not greeted warmly (the body language...More

Thank Sugarfoodie
Reviewed April 21, 2015

This is where the locals go. It is always good. There is a patio in the back should you want to sit outside. Sometimes it looks closed, but isn't so try the door. They serve breakfast on the weekends. If you want to watch a...More

Thank Kay P
Reviewed February 28, 2015 via mobile

This place is a hidden gem in Newport Beach. Very much a locals place! The short ribs are always a solid meal choice and come expecting to drink a few amazing cocktails!

1  Thank Matt P
Reviewed December 5, 2014

There is every game on here that you would want. It is a very cozy enviro with great, fun, talkative people. Even though most of the people are loaded they are actually down to earth. The food is great and the Sunday brunch keeps pouring...More

Thank marmuit
Reviewed November 8, 2014

After my first visit here for breakfast I am rather neutral on this place... nothing to get excited over. Food: I ordered an omelet with burrata, sweet peppers, and bacon and was underwhelmed. You have to pay for each additional ingredient and there was barely...More

Thank Official50StatesBy30
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Restaurant Details

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Bar, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 508 29th St, Newport Beach, CA 92663-3710
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Newport Beach
  • Phone Number: 9496731600
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