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December 11, 2019

NBRW Press Release 2020


14th Annual Newport Beach Restaurant Week Returns with Record-Breaking Number of

Participating Restaurants in 2020

First-Ever Partnership with Second Harvest Food Bank Encourages Patrons to ‘Dine to Make a Difference’

NEWPORT BEACH, CALIF. (Dec. 11, 2019) – Newport Beach Restaurant Week, presented by Dine Newport Beach and the Newport Beach Restaurant Association, returns as Orange County’s longest-standing restaurant week, Jan. 13, 2020 for its 14th year. The annual event offers diners prixe-fixe menus for lunch ($10+), dinner ($20+) and weekend brunch ($15+) from Newport Beach restaurants featuring the region’s best and brightest chefs. For the first time, Newport Beach Restaurant Week is partnering with local food bank, Second Harvest, to raise funds to help fight hunger in Orange County.

New This Year

A record-breaking 74 restaurants will take part in Newport Beach Restaurant Week 2020 with the new addition of weekend brunch! New Restaurant Week participants include:

  • Buddha’s Favorite
  • CdM Restaurant
  • Chihuahua Cerveza
  • Fable & Spirit
  • GuacAmigos
  • Mama’s Comfort Food & Cocktails
  • Royal Hen
  • Tavern House Kitchen+Bar
  • Tupelo Junction Café
  • Xanadu Café.

See last page for a complete list.

Second Harvest Food Bank Partnership

Newport Beach Restaurant Week and Second Harvest Food Bank are partnering for the first time introducing ‘Dine to Make a Difference’. During Newport Beach Restaurant Week, diners will have the opportunity to donate to Second Harvest to help local childen and families with hunger. Second Harvest is the largest hunger relief organization in Orange County and feeds over 250,000 people in need each month through more than 300 community partners and programs. Every $1 dollar contributed provides food for 3 meals and donations can be made here.



Newport Beach Restaurant Kick-Off Event

Kicking off the 14-day event is an intimate tasting event on Thursday, Jan. 9 at Fashion Island’s Lincoln Experience Center. With a limited supply of just 150 tickets available to the public, culinary enthusiasts will be

able to indulge in a variety of event-exclusive dishes created by Fable & Spirit, Provenance, CdM Restaurant, Tavern House Kitchen+Bar, Buddha’s Favorite, Pelican Hill’s Coliseum Pool & Grill and Sgt. Pepperoni’s. Tickets are $50 and includes tastings for each booth and two glasses of wine or beer. A portion of each ticket sold will be donated to Second Harvest Food Bank.

For more information and to book your reservation, click here.

Newport Beach Restaurant Week images can be found here.


About Newport Beach Restaurant Association

Comprised of more than 450 restaurants and foodservice operators, the Newport Beach Restaurant Association is a non-partisan, non-profit cooperative marketing association that brands Newport Beach dining and promotes the commercial welfare of restaurants and the foodservice industry in the City of Newport Beach, California. Every establishment is assessed a levy to be used toward marketing, advertising and public relations for dining in Newport Beach. For more information, please visit

About Dine Newport Beach

Dine Newport Beach is a strategic marketing initiative cooperatively created and managed by the Newport Beach Restaurant Association and Newport Beach & Company. It is designed to enhance the economic vitality of the Newport Beach culinary community by showcasing and promoting Newport Beach, California as a dining destination offering innovative cuisine, fresh fare, diverse experiences and a variety of exceptional restaurants. For more information, please visit


Erin Rose
Newport Beach & Company

Grace Hong
Newport Beach & Company


21 Oceanfront
A Restaurant
A&O Kitchen+Bar
Avila’s El Ranchito – CdM
Avila’s El Ranchito – Newport
Back Bay Bistro
Balboa Lily’s
Bayside Restaurant
Beachcomber Cafe
Bluewater Grill
Buddha’s Favorite
Cafe Jardin
Canaletto Ristorante Veneto
Cappy’s Cafe
CDM Restaurant
Chihuahua Cerveza
Coliseum Pool & Grill
CUCINA enoteca Newport Beach
Current Coastal Cuisine
Dory Deli
Eddie V’s
Fable & Spirit
Farmhouse @ Roger’s Gardens
Five Crowns
Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse
Fly n Fish Oyster Bar
Gracias Madre Newport Beach
Great Maple
Harborside Restaurant
Helmsman Ale House
Hook & Spear
Hornblower Cruises & Events
Jan’s Health Bar
Juliette Kitchen and Bar
Lighthouse Cafe
Malarky’s Irish Pub
Mamas Comfort Food & Cocktails
Mayor’s Table Pacific Pub & Kitchen
Modo Mio Rustic Italian Kitchen
Muldoon’s Irish Pub
Newport Landing Restaurant
Nobu Newport Beach
Oak Grill
OLEA, Cellar. Craft. Cook.
Pandor Bakery Cafe
Pelican Grill
Pescadou Bistro
Red O
Rockin Baja Lobster
Royal Hen
Rusty Pelican
Sgt. Pepperoni’s Pizza Store
Shor American Seafood Grill
Sol Mexican Cocina
Stag Bar + Kitchen
Summer House
Sushi Roku Newport Beach
Tackle Box
Tavern House kitchen+bar
The Alley Restaurant
The Bungalow Restaurant
The Winery Restaurant and Wine Bar Newport
True Food Kitchen
Tupelo Junction Cafe
Waterline Newport Beach
Woody’s Wharf

*New participating restaurants noted in red.


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