Amelia and Florent Marneau’s beloved French bistro is nestled right near the water. The throughtful dishes here are both classically French and modern. When the husband-and-wife team relaunched their celebrated white-tablecloth restaurant, they sought a mix of old and new: the classic Marché favorites—we’re looking at you, braised short ribs—as well as fresher dishes inspired by international travel. Now, it’s even harder to pick your plates, with brown butter roasted fish, steak au poivre, pork tenderloin, coq au vin at the ready.
It's hard to resist the allure of Newport Beach, one of Orange County's most charming seaside cities. And while we love its sprawling coastline and harbor, range of local things to do, and not one but two stunning piers, a day in Newport Beach is all about the food —because, come on, what's a perfect day near the water without the right meal? Whether you're looking for the best lobster roll, modern Italian fare, upscale Mexican food, some of the world's finest sushi or a perfect pizza, the best Newport Beach restaurants are sure to deliver (and offer gorgeous scenery to boot).
With temperatures typically in the 70s year-round, it's almost never a bad idea to dine al fresco while in Newport. You won't have any trouble finding spots to imbibe, and there's no shortage of fast carryout options if you choose to picnic on the beach or grab lunch for your hike. And don't let the locations of some of these restaurants fool you — great local restaurants can be found even within upscale shopping malls like Fashion Island. But no matter where you dine in Newport, just know the surrounding scenery will not dissapoint.
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