Ruby’s Diner Balboa Pier

Ruby’s Diner Balboa Pier Ruby’s Diner is located at the end of the Balboa Pier.  This is a great place to take the kids for lunch on a nice day.  No bikes on the pier, so park them at the entrance and enjoy the view on your walk out to Ruby’s.  There are usually some […]

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Dory Fleet & Fish Market

Dory Fleet & Fish Market If you swing by the Newport Pier, you can’t miss the Dory Fleet & Fish Market.  It’s only open Friday, Saturday and Sunday mornings, but it’s the real deal.  Wake up early enough and you can see the fisherman running their boats up onto the beach.  The fish goes straight […]

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Laventina’s Big Cheese Pizza

Laventina’s Big Cheese Pizza It’s late and you’re tired.  This place delivers more pizza than any other pizza joint in Newport.  They’ve got making and delivering pizza down to a science!!  The greatest think about “Lavis” is they are fast, cheap and delicious!! 2819 Newport Blvd, Newport Beach, CA 92663 www.laventinaspizza.com (949) 675-1980  

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Blackie’s by the Sea Newport Beach

Blackie’s by the Sea Newport Beach If it’s beer you’re looking for Blackie’s is a must.  The have the coldest beer in town and it’s true staple in Newport.  It is located in the parking lot of the Newport Pier, just ask anyone and they will point you in the right direction. Its a great […]

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Bear Flag Fish Co

Bear Flag Fish Co Bear Flag has only been around for a few years, but it has been an instant hit.  With fresh fish and a talented chef, they might have the best fish tacos around and the poke and ceviche are great as well. If you’re in the mood for some fresh fish Bear […]

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Alta Coffee House Newport Beach

Alta Coffee House Newport Beach In the mood for some coffee, tea or just some healthy food? Stop by Alta, just off Newport Blvd on 31st street. You’re going to ride right by “Bear Flag” which is another local favorite for fish tacos and other fresh seafood dishes, see more info about them on this […]

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HISTORY OF BALBOA ISLAND

HISTORY OF BALBOA ISLAND BALBOA ISLAND Within Newport Harbor, on the Coast of Orange County, California, protected from ocean storms and surf, sits Balboa Island.   In the late 1860’s, the bay was used as a landing to load hides, tallow, hay and other goods for export. In September 1870, Captain Samuel S. Dunnells’ steamer […]

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