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Avila's El Ranchito

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2800 Newport Blvd, Newport Beach, CA 92663-3724
+1 949-675-6855
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun 09:00 - 22:00
Mon 11:00 - 22:00
Tue 11:00 - 00:00
Wed - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri 11:00 - 01:00
Sat 09:00 - 01:00
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32 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

Great Mexican place. Guacamole is very fresh and good. My husband had the steak quesadillas and I had a cheese tamale with grilled veggies and beans. Great food. Easy access to the place. Great service. Highly recommend!

Thank Sue D
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

I was disappointed when I tasted their menudo because it was can menudo. Don't serve it if you don't make it. Other food was ok, I guess.

Thank Phillip Castro
San Diego, California
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764 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 291 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

Best spot in the Newport Beach bar district on the Peninsula. Great drinks, Amazing food, always a bit crowded. Make sure to make reservations!!!

Thank CaribbeanFan79
Redlands, California
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46 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

Food was very flavorful and service was very good. If you have any dietary needs, you need to be clear about those needs.

Thank Intrepid M
Riverside, California
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286 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 339 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016

Avila's Newport Beach has good food, service and atmosphere. We had a largish (8) party for my birthday and they took care of us wonderfully.

1 Thank Andrew H
Twin Cities
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101 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016

The restaurant was noisy and crowded (it was a Saturday night). The staff were efficient, but hurried. The food was okay, but certainly not exceptional.

Thank MinnesotaFamily2
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

We stumbled upon this place walking around. We definitely not disappointed the food and the service was amazing! The complimentary fruit and soup bar was great, they allowed our 2 year old to just eat from there.

Thank amy q
Yorba Linda
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135 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

We moved into the area six months ago and have eaten here several times! Service is fast and efficient ! Food is very tasty! We have tried several things and we have been happy with all! Pricing is very good! We would recommend eating here!

Thank Richard N
Downey, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2016

My family was there on a very busy Sunday...Fathers Day! There was a long line outside but we thought we'd take a chance anyway & the wait was only 15mins. Place was packed so we expected slow service. Our server was Delia & she was so great! We all had a different dish, my husband loved his carne asada plate... More 

Thank scotchcare
Las Vegas, Nevada
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100 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2016 via mobile

We wanted a quick "little something" to hold us over till dinner since we hadn't eaten anything all day and it was already 2 pm. The chips and salsa are absolutely fantastic!!! We decided to share a cheese quesadilla, beef taco and chicken flautas. Everything was very good. The guacamole to me was ok, but I am very picky about... More 

Thank Bazbarth

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
09:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 01:00
09:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2800 Newport Blvd, Newport Beach, CA 92663-3724
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Newport Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 949-675-6855

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?