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Charlie's Chili Restaurant

102 McFadden Pl, Newport Beach, CA 92663-4320
+1 949-675-7991
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good34%
  • Average20%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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“chilli” (35 reviews)
“blt” (3 reviews)
Open Now
07:00 - 22:00All hours
American, Mexican
102 McFadden Pl, Newport Beach, CA 92663-4320
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Reviewed 31 March 2017

Customer service is always found here in this quaint restaurant. They give you an abundance of food and its always yummy!

Thank jlahameister
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Although chili was there specialty. We had cod fish and chips and fish ticks. Great food. Large portions and friendly service. Outdoor seating too. Waitress was very friendly. Would recommend this place for a great meal. Just off Rt 1.

Thank Cathy M
Reviewed 11 March 2017

This popular pier-side place has been around the area since 1967 when it started on Balboa Island. They relocated to cheaper rent near the pier. Seeing it was dog-friendly, we stopped for coffee & tea at an outdoor table. Glancing at a menu, it seemed...More

Thank Newsboymac
Reviewed 5 November 2016

Good for American standards, burgers, patty melts, tacos, fish and chips. Friendly staff, selection of beers.

Thank FrancesPatrick
Reviewed 25 August 2016

Before a day at the beach, we enjoyed a Sunday Brunch at this location. So, busy but they keep tables turning pretty quickly. Both inside and outside dining. Noisy, casual, generous mimosa's and perfect place to hang out before beach time!

Thank John F
Reviewed 19 August 2016

They specialize in homemade chili and clam chowder and both are very good. Great outdoor spot by the pier.

Thank jeanine a
Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

We ate here after watching the sunset. Half of our party sat inside and some sat outside. It was not any warmer inside then it was outside and it was a little chilly. The food was good. Loved the clam chowder. Got a lot of...More

Thank Amy A
Reviewed 14 July 2016

After a long day at the beach we walked around and looked at menus around the beach. We settled on Charlies Chili and decided to sit on the patio. The food was spectacular and the portions were perfect. Everything had great taste. Our server Gina...More

Thank hrderthnu
Reviewed 7 July 2016 via mobile

We go here at least once every time we visit Newport each summer. It has become something we look forward to as much as Balboa bars and Jane's cheese on a stick next-door. We like it best for breakfast, but I believe they're open for...More

Thank Dave B
Reviewed 5 July 2016

I've gone to this restaurant a lot over the years, usually for breakfast with family or with friends. We went again for the 4th of July and was very surprised to get a table by the window! Usually there's a long line, but we hit...More

Thank Andy B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$2 - US$10
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 102 McFadden Pl, Newport Beach, CA 92663-4320
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Newport Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 949-675-7991
  • E-mail
Ocean front casual dinning with a family friendly atmosphere.
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