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Wilma's Patio

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203 Marine Ave, Newport Beach, Balboa Island, CA 92662-1203
+1 949-675-5542
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7:00 am - 8:30 pm
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Sun - Thu 7:00 am - 8:30 pm
Fri - Sat 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Biloxi, Mississippi
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44 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

After a long run I stopped at this welcoming little restaurant. I was seated right away and greeted immediately by the friendly staff who was very helpful and always noticed when my glass ran low. They offer many local micro brews on draft as well. I choose the Wilma Burger and added pepper-jack cheese and asked for it to be... More 

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Stafford, Virginia
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54 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good food on Balboa Island is not difficult to find but Wilma's is among the best. Lunch is great regardless of your choice. I recommend it most highly.

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California
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56 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It's always a treat when on, near or within driving distance of the Island to hit Wilma's. True comfort food, big portions and adult beverages keeps this place hopping constantly. Good news, it's much larger than it looks and the tables turn quickly. Put your name on and relax, you'll be in and stuffed shortly. I would suggest their seasonal... More 

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La Roquette-sur-Siagne, France
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35 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited this restaurant by chance and had a very pleasant experience. The interior is very kitsch and homely and the menu is extensive. We had the kids menus and some adult meals and for the first time in 2 weeks we all finished our food! Our waiter was absolutely brilliant and funny and the hostess, Sandy came to chat... More 

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6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 30, 2016 via mobile

A really pleasant evening. Nice people, great food and music. Relaxed atmosphere and a really great menu... A must try I would say...

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Mesa, Arizona
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016

We always eat at Wilma's when in NPB area. They have the best waitress...Sondi there. We we always request her & she always remembers us, from Arizona.

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 16, 2016

Excellent breakfast spot on the main drag on Balboa. Restaurant is much larger inside than it appears from the street. Nothing fancy about this place but it does have an extensive breakfast menu. Egg sandwich was good with lots of fruit on the side. Stack of three Pancakes was huge. "Light" breakfast plate was more than enough (one egg, choice... More 

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Sarasota, Florida
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33 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 6, 2016 via mobile

Would liked to have put the whole restaurant in my suitcase and brought it home with me!! Best hamburger ever!! Super friendly service and a great beachy atmosphere.

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Denver, Colorado
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129 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 3, 2016 via mobile

Wonderful breakfast spot! Varied menu, generous portions, comfortable diner atmosphere. Indoor and outdoor seating. Good hash browns make the breakfast and these were terrific alongside my breakfast burrito. I'm pleased to recommend this gem.

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Irvine, California
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42 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 29, 2016 via mobile

We have lived in Newport for over a month and didn't know this little area existed. So glad we headed there for a quick casual bite on a Thursday night. They have a small plates menu which is the perfect size for 1 if you're not starving. They have draft beer on tap and the service was perfect. We'll come... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Dining on a budget, Large groups, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 8:30 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 8:30 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 8:30 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 8:30 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 8:30 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 203 Marine Ave, Newport Beach, Balboa Island, CA 92662-1203
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Newport Beach  >  Balboa Island
  • Phone Number: +1 949-675-5542

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