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Charlie's Chili Restaurant

102 McFadden Pl, Newport Beach, CA 92663-4320
+1 949-675-7991
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good35%
  • Average19%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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“chilli” (38 reviews)
“blt” (3 reviews)
“chili dog” (3 reviews)
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07:00 - 21:00All hours
102 McFadden Pl, Newport Beach, CA 92663-4320
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped in for lunch, great beach front location, very reasonably priced, most food eaten was from the appetiser menu, nachos and chilli cheese chip about $9 each, chilli price depending on size, great service

Thank Sc_uk01
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

While staying in Newport Beach, I was walking the bike path around the Newport Beach pier, and was intrigued by the look and feel of Charlie's Chili Restaurant. I walked in and was pleasantly greeted, given my choice of tables, and my beverage brought. For...More

Thank Bob A
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

I had perhaps the best chili, outside of new Mexico. My wife had the clam chowder and said it was the best she's ever had, even better than new England clam chowder. My boys enjoyed the chili dogs & chili cheese fries. Nestled in a...More

Thank DisneyBeachLasVegas
Reviewed 31 March 2017

Customer service is always found here in this quaint restaurant. They give you an abundance of food and its always yummy!

Thank jlahameister
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Although chili was there specialty. We had cod fish and chips and fish ticks. Great food. Large portions and friendly service. Outdoor seating too. Waitress was very friendly. Would recommend this place for a great meal. Just off Rt 1.

Thank Cathy M
Reviewed 11 March 2017

This popular pier-side place has been around the area since 1967 when it started on Balboa Island. They relocated to cheaper rent near the pier. Seeing it was dog-friendly, we stopped for coffee & tea at an outdoor table. Glancing at a menu, it seemed...More

Thank Tommy M
Reviewed 5 November 2016

Good for American standards, burgers, patty melts, tacos, fish and chips. Friendly staff, selection of beers.

Thank FrancesPatrick
Reviewed 25 August 2016

Before a day at the beach, we enjoyed a Sunday Brunch at this location. So, busy but they keep tables turning pretty quickly. Both inside and outside dining. Noisy, casual, generous mimosa's and perfect place to hang out before beach time!

Thank John F
Reviewed 19 August 2016

They specialize in homemade chili and clam chowder and both are very good. Great outdoor spot by the pier.

Thank jeanine a
Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

We ate here after watching the sunset. Half of our party sat inside and some sat outside. It was not any warmer inside then it was outside and it was a little chilly. The food was good. Loved the clam chowder. Got a lot of...More

Thank Amy A
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$2 - US$10
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 102 McFadden Pl, Newport Beach, CA 92663-4320
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Newport Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 949-675-7991
Ocean front casual dinning with a family friendly atmosphere.
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