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Siena Ristorante

$$ - $$$
Bar, Pub, Italian
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105 Main St, Newport Beach, CA 92661-4417
+1 949-675-6400
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Sun 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wed - Thu 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Vilnius, Lithuania
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25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016

Had a wonderful dinner once. Not really a fan of seafood, but the staff really did their best to make the evenging wonderful. Will come back for sure. Btw, the terrase with the ocean view is really sweet.

Thank Laurynas S
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 5, 2016

Had to ask for silverware. Shrimp in shrimp cocktail very tough Olive oil old and bad tasting and bread stale. Nice place to sit but don't order.

1 Thank Laura S
Newport Beach, California
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38 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 27, 2016

Visit Heather the bartender/manager here- she is the best bartender in town and serves a great drink with a consistent great attitude. The meatballs, Caprese salad and Checca pasta are our favorites here and we visit here often. It's mostly locals a super fun place to have a Sunday Funday right on the beach. Note there is not a view... More 

Thank ms_webcasa
Phoenix, Arizona
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139 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 14, 2015 via mobile

We came here for lunch and loved the food however the service was way below average plus the hostess had an attitude. We waited for awhile to get our cocktails and never even got water the while time we were there. Our waiter said the bar was way behind getting the drinks out and we weren't the only ones waiting... More 

Thank csabol
Staffordshire, United Kingdom
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60 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2015 via mobile

Having been advertised as 'ocean view' you cannot see the ocean from where you sit. Service was very bad with poor etiquette (cleaning up dishes of those finished whilst other were in the middle of satin on the same table) and staff were rather rude. Apart from this the food wasn't too bad, the pastas were all of good quality... More 

1 Thank hayleyjayc
Mount Pleasant, South Carolina
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228 reviews
134 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 23, 2015

Siena Italian Ristorante.. On the Balboa Peninsula section of Newport Beach, this restaurant is in the Balboa Inn. On the beach, if you can sit upstairs in the dining and bar area on the bridge between buildings, then you can watch the sunset, look at Catalina Island, and look down on the crowds of tourists. The kitchen and bar are... More 

Thank Ginna W
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66 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 8, 2015 via mobile

Peaceful eatery away from the crowds. We had patio seating to ourselves, attentive waitstaff and lovely food. I would eat here again. I had pesto brown rice and chicken- it was delicious.

1 Thank unclesheepskin
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 7, 2015

sat at bar had lunch, then when the band came in we moved to that section away from the bar, we never got a waitress to serve us, so my husband had to go to the bar to get our drinks, when I had seen waitress passed out food, I had asked the one waitress if she is our waitress... More 

Thank winediva55
New York City, New York
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 6, 2015

The only good thing about this restaurant was that the food arrived at all. The coke didn't taste like coke and I had to order a new one (which was slightly better..), the tablecloth was dirty and the waiter had a young boy as help and he treated him really bad, which made us really uncomfortable.. Horrible.

1 Thank Tin M
New York, New York, United States
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263 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 137 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 10, 2015

This place serves Italian food made competently well for a beach resort -- my pizza was cooked well enough, even if it boasted a fluffy crust that made it more of a flatbread, or something like that. The meatballs were tasty, as was the garlic bread. Eating al fresco in Newport Beach is quite nice, regardless of the cuisine, so... More 

Thank BillScurry

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Bar, Pub, Italian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Outdoor Seating
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 105 Main St, Newport Beach, CA 92661-4417
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Newport Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 949-675-6400

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