We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Il Farro

111 21st Pl, Newport Beach, CA 92663-4338
+1 949-723-5711
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“farro” (30 reviews)
“pasta” (28 reviews)
“bread” (18 reviews)
Closed Now
All hours
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
111 21st Pl, Newport Beach, CA 92663-4338
Write a Review
Reviews (180)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 180 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great meal here with home made pasta , traditional sauces and excellent choice of pasta, risotto , steaks and seafood .staff very friendly and extensive wine list . We had a great night here and would highly recommend it .can book or just arrive early...More

Thank Jane M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This quaint Italian gem not only has wonderful food and great pricing, but friendly staff as well. We frequent this restaurant whenever in Newport Beach. They even have a deli counter up front with wonderful grilled vegetables and other delights. Plus, they sell farro grain...More

Thank HMTLasVegas
Reviewed 20 April 2017

Nice atmosphere, good service & great food. We had the veal osso bucco special - tender & delicious. The caprese with eggplant (proper name forgotten) was amazing. Capellini with chicken was excellent.

Thank DarrinWichita_KS
Reviewed 13 April 2017

We always make an effort to eat at Il Farro when we visit Newport Beach. Wonderful, authentic Italian food. Great wait staff. On our last visit, we sat a table next to a distinguished Italian gentleman that spoke Italian to the Italian waiter. We smiled...More

Thank Harold B
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

I ordered the Miata with meat and pasta. It was extremely tasty, except the steak was tough. The pasta meals didn't include soup or salad so it was a bit pricey.

Thank jabc5
Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

You might want to stick with the pasta at this place. I had a mushroom gnocchi special, which was very good. My wife tried the pizza, which was nothing special. They have a great list of specialty drinks, but the beer list is pretty weak.

Thank bruce h
Reviewed 3 March 2017

I love all the food here, but the chicken parm. is great! However the carpaccio appetizer, and Panacotta desert are my top 2 choices!

Thank DrCICS
Reviewed 10 February 2017

We go here every year to carb load before surf city marathon. Always a great meal and great staff. And always busy so go early or make reservations

Thank mexicanbound5
Reviewed 4 February 2017

I had heard that this lovely little restaurant can get very busy, but it was pretty mellow on a late January Sunday evening. Very attentive service. The dinner was very good but a mixed bag. My spouse and I really enjoyed our salads and the...More

Thank Marsha M
Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

So enjoyed the food and the service was amazing... Richard was the best host and really knew his stuff. We will be back.

Thank Nate1206
Nearby Restaurants
Crab Cooker
783 reviews
.13 km away
Dory Deli
48 reviews
.05 km away
Rockin' Baja
139 reviews
.03 km away
Nearby Attractions
Newport Beach Pier
176 reviews
.11 km away
The Ben Carlson Memorial Statue
5 reviews
.17 km away
Lovell Beach House
5 reviews
1.07 km away
Jetpack America
236 reviews
.35 km away
Questions & AnswersAsk a question
my wife and I are an older couple whose appetites are not what they used to be. Is it permissible to split a seafood pasta dish with this coupon ?
4 April 2016|
What is your answer?
Posting guidelines
Lori F
do you have gluten free options?
21 October 2015|
What is your answer?
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 111 21st Pl, Newport Beach, CA 92663-4338
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Newport Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 949-723-5711
  • E-mail
Il Farro Restaurant, located in the heart of Newport Beach, serves authentic Italian dishes with a focus on taste and quality. Enjoy our homemade desserts to finish your meal.