Are you ready for Dine Newport Beach? The 14 year Dine Newport Beach event also known as Newport Beach Restaurant Week starts Monday, January 13, 2020.
The two-week event highlights the best dining in Newport Beach, California. Options for brunch through dinner let you spend the day at 73 participating restaurants.
Special prix-fixe (fixed price) menus starting at only $10 make the Newport Beach Restaurant Week affordable.
As Newport Beach Mayor Will O’Neill put it, “The question should be not when are you going to do this, but where.”
Here are our picks for the best Newport Beach Restaurant Week offers.
Pro-tip: Remember to make your reservations early.
Pay with a travel rewards card that earns bonus points at restaurants like the Chase Sapphire Preferred® Card, Chase Sapphire Reserve® Card, American Express® Gold Card, and Capital One® Savor® Cash Rewards Credit Card (learn more about this card).
The Amex Gold dining benefits earn 4X points at restaurants.
If you’re traveling from out of town the Newport Beach Marriott Hotel & Spa is a short drive from all the Dine Newport restaurants.
Newport Beach Restaurant Week: The Best Picks From Morning to Night
Two weeks of delicious meals await during Dine Newport Beach. It’s a great way to have a luxury budget experience in Newport Beach.
With so many dining choices from American to seafood it can be overwhelming. Use our handy guide to finding Newport Beach Restaurant Week restaurants that appeal to all palates and budgets, family-friendly options included.
Because you don’t want to be like Mayor O’Neill and “force your kids to eat things they wouldn’t.” 🙂
These are our favorite bites at participating Newport Beach restaurants. Orange County Restaurant Week including Costa Mesa and Huntington Beach starts in March.
Pro-tip: Be sure to check for restaurants that participate in airline dining programs so you can earn extra miles. Tavern House is part of the airline dining program.
New to Newport Beach Restaurant Week this year is weekend brunch.
Who doesn’t love brunch? Breakfast and lunch combined! It’s the best of both worlds!
Add in a Bloody Mary, Mimosa, or other cocktail or two and it’s a great way to start the weekend.
When that weekend starts with a fantastic meal during Dine Newport, it’s even better.
Our pick for the best brunch for Newport Beach Restaurant week is Tavern House Kitchen & Bar.
Their brunch menu includes Buttermilk Fried Chicken & Waffles with Pecan wood Smoked Bacon, Thyme Gravy, and Vermont Maple Syrup.
One bite and you can die and go to heaven. Because this ain’t your grandma’s fried chicken nor is it the colonel’s.
Seasoned to perfection the finger-lickin’ good chicken packs a wallop.
Tavern House Kitchen & Bar’s Newport Beach Restaurant Week Brunch Prix-fixe menu includes a choice of starter and entree for $25.
Bloody Marys, Aperol Spritz, and Mimosas are available for $8.
Pro-tip: Enjoy bottomless Mimosas for an extra $10.
Enjoy lunch with a view at Pelican Hill’s Coliseum Pool & Grill during Newport Beach Restaurant Week.
Sit poolside and enjoy views of the Pacific Ocean and the resort’s unique coliseum shaped pool.
Our pick for lunch is Coliseum Pool & Grill’s Braised Pork Belly sliders with Togarashi aioli and red cabbage kimchi.
Coliseum Pool & Grill’s Newport Beach Restaurant Week lunch prix-fixe menu includes a choice of appetizer and entree for $25.
Pro-tip: During Dine Newport Beach valet parking is free for Coliseum Pool & Grill guests.
Want something a little different? Fable & Spirit’s $15 lunch menu includes a Sugar Snap Peas first course with pancetta powder that takes molecular gastronomy to another level. Hats off to Chef David Shofner
Dine Newport lunch menus are priced from $10, $15, $20, and $25.
Unsure where to enjoy dinner during Newport Beach Restaurant Week? Our top pick is CdM Restaurant and Bar.
CdM Restaurant’s Dine Newport Beach dinner menu includes a Braised Veal Breast Ravioli that is delightfully tender and delicate.
The ravioli include Chanterelle mushrooms, red pearl onions, shaved celery, celery leaves, a Sunchoke puree, and a brown sauce made up of the cured veal breast marinade.
CdM’s Newport Beach Restaurant Week prix-fixe dinner menu includes a choice of a first course, second course, entree, and a dessert for $50.
Pro-tip: CdM offers an intimate setting open for dinner only so reservations are a must.
Newport Beach Restaurant Week fixed-price dinner menus are $20, $30, $40, and $50.
Newport Beach Restaurant Week doesn’t offer a separate dessert dining menu. But there are some desserts you MUST try like the ones at Farmhouse at Roger’s Garden.
Farmhouse at Roger’s Garden’s Peacock Farms Hachiya Persimmon Bourbon Pudding with black currants, candied pecans, bourbon & caramel sauce and topped with a chocolate Earl Grey creme is worth every calorie!
Pro-tip: Farmhouse creates farm to table meals based on the freshest produce of each season.
This means tasty treats like the Hachiya Persimmon Bourbon Pudding won’t last long. So get it while you can.
Be sure to check out Newport Beach Restaurant Week and enjoy two weeks of tasty dining from morning to night. From Fashion Island to Corona Del Mar, there’s a restaurant to fits your taste and budget.
Reserve early and pay with a travel rewards card that earns bonus points at restaurants like the Chase Sapphire Preferred, Chase Sapphire Reserve, Amex Gold, and Capital One® Savor® Cash Rewards Credit Card (learn more about this card).
I can’t wait to have more of Tavern House’s fried chicken and earn extra airline miles dining out.
Which restaurant are you going to visit for Dine Newport Newport Beach Restaurant Week?
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