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Wilma's Patio

203 Marine Ave, Newport Beach, Balboa Island, CA 92662-1203
+1 949-675-5542
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good36%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“brunch” (18 reviews)
“hash browns” (12 reviews)
Open Now
07:00 - 20:30All hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
203 Marine Ave, Newport Beach, Balboa Island, CA 92662-1203
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Reviewed 3 days ago

So, maybe we just got a bad day, but OMG, the service was so slow. We were there on a Friday for lunch and it took one hour from the time we were seated until when we were served. My sandwich did not have the...More

Thank Debbie S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

great breakfast selection, split or share portions and get a variety of dishes for your family. small outdoor seating. street parking only. come early, recommended meutermedia

Thank MeuterMedia
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our visit to Balboa Island was a great experience. The highlight of the visit was lunch at Wilma's Patio. The hostess, Sandy, welcomed us and made us feel like guests rather than dining customers. We thoroughly enjoyed lunch--great blackened chicken sandwich and the blueberry pancake...More

Thank Lew B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Decided to eat here for breakfast while visiting the balboa area. It's a pretty neat place to eat. Only problem was finding parking. I'd eat here again if in the area

Thank DisneyBeachLasVegas
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My friend took me here last weekend for my first time. I ordered the Belgian Waffle Combo. The waffle was good, the scrambled eggs were ok. I would return. Great service, despite being busy.

Thank Tanya N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Satisfactory from beginning to end. A place to have a nice family meal, breakfast, lynch or dinner. We had a substantial breakfast, Customer Service exelent.

Thank 1000advises
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to eat breakfast near the beach! They have a great combination of Mexican dishes and American staples! We enjoyed it-parking.....is what it is.... Allow time to find a space!

Thank Tansz
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I don't get it. This place is highly recommended but the food wasn't good at all. My family went for brunch. I had a ham/cheese/spinach omelette. In a 3-egg dish, there was a tablespoon of ham, loads of cheese and spinach that had been clearly...More

Thank Kris A
Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

I had chicken tacos, it was great :) (even though I haven't figured out how to eat them properly :D )

Thank Silvie P
Reviewed 19 June 2017

This is a wonderful little restaurant for casual dining that has been run by a local Newport Beach family for over 40 years. When we visit Balboa Island, we always have breakfast or brunch at Wilma's, as we did week before last. The "Belly Bombers"...More

Thank ShannonI_11
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Questions & Answers
16 August 2016|
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Response from sfrank1967 | Reviewed this property |
You have to park in the Main Street (Marine Avenue) or in the nearby streets. It can be a bit challenging especially during weekend.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
07:00 - 20:30
07:00 - 20:30
07:00 - 20:30
07:00 - 20:30
07:00 - 20:30
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 203 Marine Ave, Newport Beach, Balboa Island, CA 92662-1203
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Newport Beach  >  Balboa Island
  • Phone Number: +1 949-675-5542
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