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The Alley Restaurant

4501 W Coast Hwy, Newport Beach, CA 92663-2617
+1 949-646-9126
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good45%
  • Average9%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (2 reviews)
“blt” (2 reviews)
“rack of lamb” (2 reviews)
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4501 W Coast Hwy, Newport Beach, CA 92663-2617
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Reviewed 5 October 2017

My daughter was returning from a business trip so I needed to find a restaurant where we could meet to return her dog that we had kept while she was gone. I found The Alley to be a good middle distance spot to come together...More

Thank Peggi C
Reviewed 16 September 2017

Positives: 1. Neighborhood ambience, very unlike the typical Newport Beach establishment restaurants; 2. Excellent prices ($20 for pecan-crusted trout; $17 for prime ribs on Thursday evenings only); 3. Intimate atmosphere -- only 14 tables in the restaurant, unless you are willing to dine outdoor in...More

Thank William L
Reviewed 9 September 2017

This is an amazing restaurant for mimosa brunch and football. Whenever I visit Newport I always schedule a visit to the Alley. The food is amazing and the service couldn't be better.

Thank CJ L
Reviewed 18 August 2017

Went with a lot of nice locals and was treated really well by some of the staff and poorly by some others. The food was really good, but the drinks were super expensive. The HVAC system needs work and the bathrooms aren't the cleanest. Still...More

Thank James M
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

Another stop on my birthday trip. Margaritas are strong and tasty. Very refreshing on a hot day. The bartenders actually engage in conversation with you and more than just"what do you want to drink"

Thank ladyzire
Reviewed 20 May 2017

Excellent food with warm comfy setting wtih great atomspere.Though the guests in the next table were bit noise, but overall it was an excellent dining experience.

Thank Harishjyo
Reviewed 7 March 2017

We went here for my birthday, because the menu had rack of lamb and other mouthwatering temptations. We loved all our entrees! The rack of lamb was huge, very tender, and so tasty! Others at the table really enjoyed the Steak Diane and the prime...More

Thank Ruth B
Reviewed 15 February 2017

On a random weekend away from San Diego, we stumbled upon this gem in Newport Beach! This unassuming cottage houses $10 bottomless mimosas, a DELICIOUS brunch menu (can't stress delicious enough), and two adorable patios. The service was amazingly friendly, even despite being packed inside....More

Thank arkmcguire
Reviewed 11 January 2017

I have driven by this place for years but for some reason never stopped in until now. Very surprised. The food, service and atmosphere were all very good and the prices were very fair. The server couldn't have been more helpful

Thank Ed P
Reviewed 1 November 2016

This is a cute place to go for lunch. Good friendly service. Good variety for the menu. Good bread and really nice portions for the meat on the sandwiches.

Thank Mary Jean P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 2:00 AM
4:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
10:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4501 W Coast Hwy, Newport Beach, CA 92663-2617
    (Balboa Blvd. & Pacific Coast Hwy)
  • Public Transportation: Directly in front
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Newport Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 949-646-9126
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