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Open-Air Dining in Newport Beach

May 28, 2020

Starting this week, many Newport Beach restaurants are open for dine-in services. And an open-air culinary experience may be the perfect way to reunite with your favorite restaurant, so we rounded up a list of Newport Beach restaurants that are offering al fresco dining. Make sure to call ahead for individual dining establishment’s safety guidelines.

Buddha’s Favorite

It might be named Buddha’s Favorite but this restaurant is the locals’ favorite place to get sushi. Located right by the water in Cannery Village, Buddha’s Favorite will be open for new summer hours starting this week.  Make sure to try the Oasis Roll or The Zinger for an invigorating citrus flavor to compliment the sunny weather!


Louie’s By the Bay

Louie’s By the Bay has opened their patio for Italian waterfront fine dining! Enjoy creamy Cacio e Pepe, Chicken Parmigiana and a premium cocktail while taking in the breezy, ocean air. Coming by boat? Be sure to call ahead for dockside service!

CALL: 949-720-1800

The Alley

Enjoy a mouthwatering Prime Rib Sandwich or an Alley Burger with crispy sweet potato fries on The Alley’s patio. Currently open for dinner 7 days a week and Sunday brunch – wait, did someone just say, “Bloody Mary”???

CALL: 949-646-9126


Zinqué’s patio dining is now open to fulfill your French food fix! Indulge on Steak-Frites and Quiche Lorraine while sipping on refreshing sangria. Take a stroll around Lido Marina Village after to grab a gift for the new grad in your life!


Cappy’s Café

Family friendly Cappy’s Café is adapting to the times and will have canopy dining this weekend! Get all of your breakfast and lunch favorites like Cappy’s Fish and Chips or Stuffed French Toast while listening to the breeze through the palm trees.

CALL: 949-646-4202

Lido Bottle Works

Have you seen our most recent Instagram post? Brett Karas, General Manager and Owner of Lido Bottle Works, enjoys a glass of Walt Pinot Noir 2017 and our mouths started watering. Now you can you enjoy a glass too from the patio of Lido Bottle Works! Seating is first come, first serve. Call ahead with any questions!

CALL: 949-529-2784

Chihuahua Cerveza

Time to crack a cold brewski with your loved ones! Chihuahua Cerveza is open for tacos and beers to enjoy al fresco.

CALL: 949-771-8226

Written by Visit Newport Beach


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