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R+D Kitchen

555 Newport Center Dr, Newport Beach, CA 92660-6937
+1 949-219-0555
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good33%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“deviled eggs” (21 reviews)
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American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
555 Newport Center Dr, Newport Beach, CA 92660-6937
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I just love this restaurant. Food is delicious... I had the ahi salad.. which was perfect in every way.. I appreciate the super well-trained wait staff ...I love this menu and I love the wine menu as well - delightful assortment of wine that is...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank erindL4091ZF
Reviewed December 8, 2018

Excellent food, great service and a warm atmosphere. I had the pastrami and it was wonderful. We will go back and enjoy other items soon.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank crownpacificgroup
Reviewed November 18, 2018 via mobile

This restaurant was an excellent venue for a Saturday evening meal. We were informed that it may be a long wait, then we were seated in less than 10 minutes. The attendant Sarah was outstanding. We were also greeted by the night manager Jan. She...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank jagjim
Reviewed October 27, 2018 via mobile

The tuna tartare, fries , burgers and devil eggs are TO DIE FOR... Amazing food amazing service .. highly recommend

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank joannp653
Reviewed September 26, 2018 via mobile

The menu is limited but everything on it from what I have witnessed is the best I have ever seen. IWe started with the deviled eggs and they were the best deviled eggs I have ever had!!!! We then ordered the Seared Ahi Mediterranean salad...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank cindycWfpb1421
Reviewed August 28, 2018

Enjoyed a late dinner at R&D. Food was delicious and service was terrific. We ate at the bar and had very attentive service. This was our first time here and hopefully we will get there again! We were staying nearby and it was an easy...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank pestew
Reviewed August 16, 2018

Whenever we go to Newport, we always eat at R&D. It's hip, it's fun, the menu is simple, the bar is great, the food delicious and the staff top drawer. We arrived at 6PM facing a 40 min wait. My wife informed the hostess we...More

Date of visit: August 2018
3  Thank Thomas B
Reviewed July 28, 2018

A client suggested this restaurant for a business dinner. We were sat at a table along the windows that were open. The server Frank provided great service and respected our business discussion and timing was really appreciated and respected. The food with both had was...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Bretmn
Reviewed July 26, 2018

My client took me here for breakfast while I was in NPB. Thankfully we arrived before the crowd and was seated right away. When we left the line was long and I would guess an easy 1 hour + wait. The service was excellent and...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Bryce W
Reviewed July 25, 2018 via mobile

The R&D Kitchen is in a great location with adjacent covered parking. From the hostess to our waiter (Kurt) to the food servers the service was excellent. That was all in support of superbly prepared and presented food and beverages. We had everything from the...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Scott C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Parking Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special occasions
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 555 Newport Center Dr, Newport Beach, CA 92660-6937
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Newport Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 949-219-0555
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