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R+D Kitchen

555 Newport Center Dr, Newport Beach, CA 92660-6937
+1 949-219-0555
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good34%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Bar, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
555 Newport Center Dr, Newport Beach, CA 92660-6937
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Came for lunch and some female server appeared and said she would get us our water. Then a guy named Frank appeared and said he would be waiting on us. I asked what happened to the girl and he said, oh, she just moves around...More

Thank Stan D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is one of my favorite restaurants but it has been awhile since we were in the area to go to it. It is even better than I remember!! The food is outstanding and tasty. Not a large menu but everything on it is beautifully...More

Thank Cherie C
Reviewed June 6, 2018 via mobile

Lunch today was a real disappointment: average food, average service,way over priced. The salad as ordered was overdressed, the chicken overcooked and the Coke the world's smallest, over priced bottle, a piece of bread was charged at $3. Ridiculous on a salad that is $5...More

Thank LionelEC
Reviewed May 12, 2018

This used to be a nice casual spot for basic American food and kind servers. Now all seem harried and disinterested (what happened to the great bartenders and the super-friendly hostess?) Ahi appetizer used to be perfectly prepared--now gristly and not presented as neatly. Petrale...More

Thank IndianSummer67
Reviewed March 24, 2018

they are always busy, foods are good it is suitable for couple and business sitting outside would be nice or table next to window would be nice

Thank Mondy77
Reviewed March 16, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I came in around five on a Saturday. The place was already busy but we got a table without a wait. It took a while for a sever to stop by and take a drink order. Since it was a chilly rainy...More

Thank LoriJM
Reviewed February 6, 2018 via mobile

Stopped here for lunch. Burger was perfect. Disappointed that the fries were a separate order but they were great. Service was great, burger was cooked to perfection

Thank WesleyMCPA
Reviewed January 30, 2018

Love this place! Really great food and excellent service. My parents are hard to please. But they were so happy! The burger was phenomenal! My mom loved the fish. Also, the meatloaf was fantastic. There is a wait so make sure that you come way...More

Thank Pureum K
Reviewed January 27, 2018 via mobile

This is a surprisingly innovative and great restaurant at Fashion Island. It started out great years ago and they keep it packed everyday. Mostly locals I think. Food is yummy...wide selection. Bar is always packed. Hood service.

Thank bitler
Reviewed January 8, 2018 via mobile

After very nice shopping across at Marcus Neiman we had a great lunch at R+D Kitchen The food was great, fresh and tasty Service was simply remarkable You can eat on the terrace

Thank Patrice P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Bar scene, Families with children, Kids, 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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