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Carnitas La Villa

3417 Newport Blvd, Newport Beach, CA 92663-3817
+1 949-723-4432
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good31%
  • Average18%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible6%
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“carnitas” (6 reviews)
“beans” (2 reviews)
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9:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
3417 Newport Blvd, Newport Beach, CA 92663-3817
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Reviewed 3 April 2018

I was born and raised in San Diego and now live in Huntington Beach. I have eaten at over 100 Mexican restaurants in So. Cal. and over 50 in Mexico. Nowhere outside of Mexico is better than Carnitas La Villa. If you think that I...More

Thank Robert S
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

Excellente!!! We have been to Carnitas La Villa a number of times. It is a little Mexican food hole-in-the-wall type of place. The food is authentic Mexican - served nice and hot and good! I had a tasty cheese enchilada, rice, and beans along with...More

Thank lavelle2000
Reviewed 15 December 2016

I ordered the shrimp fajitas which were a disappointment. It was very bland, the tails were still on and some of the pooper shooters weren't cleaned. Tomatoes, onions, and green peppers were perfectly cooked, but there wasn't any seasonings and it didn't come with all...More

Thank Irishtomato19
Reviewed 29 November 2016

generous portions, well seasoned, salsa is awesome, busy at times for good reason, worth the wait, serves beer, fresh made chips, multiple choices of wet burritos, two could eat well for under 10 bucks if you choose right and lots to choose from

Thank Grant H
Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

Went here as it has such great reviews on here and on google review and myself and my husband love Mexican food. Unfortunatly we think it is overrated. The food was fine - nothing amazing, the service was fine - not bad but not great,...More

Thank IKJohnston
Reviewed 14 December 2015 via mobile

Great value and good mexican. The only feedback would be they didn't have many options for vegetarians. My husband enjoyed the fish tacos. Loved the appetizers and service was quick and friendly. Excellent guacamole and chips.

Thank Caroline M
Reviewed 21 March 2015

Quick service mexican food. Large menu. Standard fake bricks on the lower wall and the usual saltillo imitation tiles on the floor Reasonably clean. Nice staff. Clean. Great counter service...Order and get your chips and salsa as you go to sit down. Given the name,...More

Thank Summerasalifestyle
Reviewed 22 November 2014

I went to eat here based on yelp reviews and was not at all disappointed. There was a special of 3 tacos and soda for $5.50. The tacos were great - I had the chicken, ground beef and shredded beef. The shredded beef taco was...More

Thank TJm0m0306
Reviewed 26 September 2014

Went to Newport Pier for the boat show. A block away from the main drag, a hole in the wall joint, is this busy little sit down Mexicanish atmosphere. Though the food is good, I thought the quality of the ingredients could be better, the...More

Thank sofiteme
Reviewed 16 September 2014

The best part about LA is definitely the Mexican food. Wherever you go, you can go into any restaurant and expect awesome quality Mexican staples. At Carnitas, we had a couple of ish tacos and a gigantic pulled beef burrito. both were really good to...More

Thank fahym
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Restaurant Details

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Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3417 Newport Blvd, Newport Beach, CA 92663-3817
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Newport Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 949-723-4432
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