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“A MARKET is a local secret”
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Ranked #107 of 513 Restaurants in Newport Beach
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $30 - $50
Cuisines: American
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Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Reviewed July 23, 2012

Right next door to A Restaurant is A Market, a lovely little breakfast and lunch cafe, where you can get beautiful pastries, croissants and breads, breakfast sandwiches, granola with berries, lattes and other coffee drinks,sandwiches, salads, picnic food and supplies, etc. There is a long table where locals congregate to chat and read the paper in the morning and little french style cafe tables. I had a bread pudding and some berries with my coffee. You don't even get a sense of this place from the A Restaurant website. So the pleasant little cafe is a big surprise when you walk in.

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Reviewed May 18, 2012

If you like a dark noisy pricey sportsbar kind of restaurant, then this is your place.

We got fish, hearts of palms salad, side of asparagus, side of macaroni and cheese, and the cheese selection of 3. The fish was good, but not astounding (not up to the price level). The hearts of palms salad had a nice presentation, but wasn't anything I'd come back for. The asparagus were large, tough, and overcooked (definitely a sad limp waste of $7!). The macaroni and cheese was good, but nothing noteable. The cheese platter was good.

All said and done, not bad, just not great and a disappointment for the price.

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Reviewed April 7, 2012

The food is really good and if you like the scene, this is it.

Thank Kay P
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Reviewed February 6, 2012

Relaxation fills my body upon entering the "A", that is as long as there's room for me and my guests. I love the bar for drink and food and the main dining area is perfect for a comfortable leisurely meal.

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Reviewed January 9, 2012

Great food and service, with lots of energy and noise spilling over from the bar area into the dining area. We hit the jackpot on service with our waiter Brian, but we noticed from the reception area to the valet, the staff here was upbeat and service was outstanding.

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