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A Restaurant

3334 W. Coast Highway Newport Beach, CA 92663 | Newport Beach | 949-650-6505

Location Description:

A Restaurant-a name impossible to Google and the future foundation of many Abbot-and-Costello-like routines-is housed in the building that formerly held the Arches, the Newport Beach institution that once boasted John Wayne and Humphrey Bogart as regulars. Seemingly stripped of all pretense (not to mention consonants), A is no longer just for the A-list. The dim dining room feels like a cozy pub, and the daily pasta specials exist as a response to our souring economic times-OC's version of "The Recession Special," if you will.


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Details

  • Cuisine(s): French
  • Hours: Sun-Thu 6:30am-6pm, Fri-Sat 6:30am-11pm
  • Price: $$$
  • Serving: Dinner, Lunch
  • Alcohol: Full bar
  • Reservations: Accepted
  • Parking: Free
  • Payment Types: All Major Credit Cards, cash
  • Features: Business Dining, Catering, Fireplace, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible

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