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Outside Dining in Newport Beach

July 5, 2018

Now that summer is here, it’s time for you to take full advantage of the warm weather and longer days by taking your meals outside. There is something refreshing and relaxing about enjoying a delicious meal with great company underneath a sky full of sunshine. Below is a list of six Newport Beach restaurant hot spots that offer outdoor dining for you to enjoy.

Taco Rosa

Taco Rosa is known for serving up classic Mexican faire and more importantly, delicious homemade margaritas. They also feature specials throughout the week and happily accommodate large groups. Grab a seat on their outside patio and dive into a fresh batch of chips and guacamole while listening to some traditional Mariachi music.

Café Jardin

Enjoy some French cuisine with a California twist at Café Jardin, a local hidden gem. Open for brunch and lunch, their outdoor patio faces the stunning flower gardens of Sherman Library and Gardens. Café Jardin is a great option for Sunday brunch during the warmer summer months. Café Jardin is located in Corona del Mar.


Zinqué, a Los Angeles restaurant that recently opened a location in Newport Beach, offers an array of French inspired dishes on their brunch, lunch, and dinner menus. Their interior is contemporary chic and their dockside patio overlooks the lovely Newport Marina. Zinqué is located within the trendy Lido Marina Village.

Ten Asian Bistro

A popular and trendy spot for Asian Fusion in Newport Beach is Ten Asian Bistro. With a full-service sushi bar, an entertaining ambiance, and an innovative menu, you are guaranteed to have an amazing dining experience. Swing by for Happy Hour, offered daily between 4 and 6 PM, and enjoy your favorite sushi roll on their outside patio.


An upscale café located within the Neiman Marcus department store serves an array of American fare. Known to have exceptional service, the contemporary café has a menu that includes soups, salads, and sandwiches. Enjoy a view of the city on their third-floor terrace while indulging in one of their popular dishes, like the chicken salad, and their full bar selection. Mariposa is located in Fashion Island.

The Dock

The Dock is an upscale waterside eatery with an outdoor patio overlooking the beautiful Newport Harbor. Seafood lovers will be a fan of their continental menu that includes dishes featuring scallops, lobster, and every crustacean in between.

Written by Allie Lochiatto – She is the blogger behind Allie Wears, a personal style blog showing readers how to have fun with fashion without breaking the bank. On her free time, she enjoys writing, exploring, and enjoying the California sunshine.

Written by Visit Newport Beach

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