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Review of Spaghetti Bender

Spaghetti Bender
Ranked #105 of 513 Restaurants in Newport Beach
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $18 - $30
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
Reviewed October 20, 2012

My wife and I visited this restaurant recommended by a friend from the area. We did the take out option and within a few min we had fresh hot food ready to take back to our hotel. We loved it! We ordered the spaghetti and meatballs dinner. It came with soup, salad, a huge proton of spaghetti and very tasty meatballs. I must say for under $20.00 and we were both stuffed. It was enough food for the both of us and we had some left overs.

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Thank Mark R
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Reviewed October 20, 2012

Just like the Old Italian Restaurants that you find back east..warm..friendly..big,yummy food.My husband loves the Minestrone soup here because it is chicken based.You will get endless soup and salad with every meal and so we took home the entree of spaghetti and meatballs.Since I am Italian the meatballs have to be softer and full of flavor.These are pretty darn good. I also highly recommend that you ask for a side of spicy marinara with the garlic bread for dipping..oh this is real good! Shrimp Scampi appetizer was fabu. The bill would have been real inexpensive if we hadn't ordered Ferrari-Carrano by the glass at $9.00. "Life is too short to drink cheap wine"
Our server Ramona was a delight and the owner Joyce actually stopped at our table..very nice!
Spaghetti Bender has been opened since 1969! Give it a try!

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2  Thank PeggyChism
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Reviewed October 10, 2012

We were staying in a motel close by and this place was recommended by staff. A good choice, too. Like most things...some of the things were ordered were not quite as 'outstanding' as was thought by the recommender, but all things considered, it was a good place. Certainly a nice change from the so called sea food, mexi-food joints, and fast food places. The staff` is friendly too...a bonus..although a little lacking in actual menu knowledge, the nice-ieness made up for it.

The pasta main course's were good..the brushetta appie maybe a 4 out of 10..and the desserts were tasty, but not made on premises.

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1  Thank Gary H
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Reviewed July 17, 2012

The food was okay here and it was open late. I wouldn't choose it simply for the food. It is right next door to the Best Western.

1  Thank BWK59
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Reviewed April 5, 2012

The food was amazing, very large portions and great service!

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Thank Proudmommyx02
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