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Pizzeria Sapori

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1080 Bayside Dr, Newport Beach, CA 92660-7462
16:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
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Sun - Sat 16:30 - 22:00
Mon - Fri 11:30 - 14:00
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116 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Ok lots of choices in Newport Beach, but would never call it a good restaurant town.Yes,plenty of money,pretty people, but Sapori,fits the local genre. Quality,just ok,prices high.Our group had couple of pizzas, pretty good ,one white with veggies and sausage with pepperoni also good..Should be little bigger for price! Son had veal parm.ok , but your local Italian corner restaurant,better... More 

Thank Douglas F
San Diego, California
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153 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic restaurant from top to bottom. Large outdoor patio very pleasant to dine on. Not a weak dish on the menu and one of the best waiters ever. Can't recommend this place enough.

Thank mehaul11
Ladera Ranch, California
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110 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a wonderful dinner the other night at Sapori's Ristorante. Ate inside but they also have a wonderful patio outside with a fireplace. The place has been redone with a wonderful new interior and bar area. Food as usual was magnificent. Great and extensive wine list (had the Rombauer of course) and asked for the Veal Parmigiana--done perfectly. Wife had... More 

Thank John M
North Dakota
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148 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017

I was very excited to dine here because of good reviews I'd read and because friends invited us to join them (they like it here). Our waiter was very nice and hailed from Italy. The menu was appealing and definitely Italian. I was just not happy with the food, though. The flavors did not sing, nor did the textures or... More 

Thank SunshineCheyenne
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48 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 January 2017

Pizzeria Sapori is attached to Ristorante Sapori. The pizzeria offering wood fired pizza and the ristorante is more upscale. You do need a reservation for the restaurant I have not eaten in the pizzeria but can say the ristorante was superb. The staff was friendly and had good recommendations. I was very please that the waiters were from Italy so... More 

Thank fortino
Newport Beach, California
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32 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2016

We have been going to this restaurant off and on for about 6 years. One time it is good and the next time it isn't. I finally figured out what the problem is. It is the waiter. When we get this certain waiter he acts like he is too busy to help us. He is arrogant and sometimes downright rude.... More 

Thank John L. B
Newport Beach, California
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65 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Certainly not cheap, but the thin-crust pizza is really very good. A variety of intriguing toppings are available, and these extend beyond the typical. Solid professional service. A very nice addition to the full-range Italian restaurant next door.

Thank Bill M
Melbourne, FL, USA
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207 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

Gorgeous courtyard seating. The chef knows how to handle Italian food and it's DELICIOUS!!! Great menu, beer wine and cocktails. Excellent waitstaff. Wonderful hostess! It's located in a strip mall but the courtyard makes you feel like you're in Italy. Huge stone fireplace and gas heaters for chilly nights. Full restaurant with inside eating as well. YUM!

Thank Jo-Ellen A
Newport Beach, California
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331 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 141 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Sapori has added a nice pizzeria to it's already excellent restaurant. We still order from their wonderful Italian menu but the pizzas are excellent and many families order there. The service is always informative, fast, friendly. Your hostess Ann is always accommodating and gracious. If you want to eat in outside patio reservations are best. When available the Ossa Buco... More 

Thank beentheretooo
Scottsdale, Arizona
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25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

Light terrific pizza. Sit on the patio for an awesome evening. Great salad and appetizers to boot. Bring your own bottle or order one of theirs. This place has had a terrific meal and a great experience with every visit.

Thank Chris C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
16:30 - 22:00
16:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
16:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
16:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
16:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
16:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
16:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1080 Bayside Dr, Newport Beach, CA 92660-7462
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Newport Beach
  • Phone Number: 9496444220

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?