AAA Inspection Details
Overall Score: 3.5
Trendy food skillfully presented in a remarkable setting.
Food
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3.7
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3.4
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AAA Inspector Notes
The cozy restaurant near Balboa Island, Newport Harbor and Fashion Island—one of the area's premier shopping venues—opened in 1989 and has been serving a variety of popular Mediterranean dishes ever since. Menu items include the chef’s signature “penne otero” (the pasta comes bathed in a tomato cream sauce with fresh tarragon, bits of bacon and cognac), bow-tie pasta with fresh salmon, and veal scaloppini piccata, among many others. Desserts include a classic tiramisu. Parking is limited.
Price(s)
$11-$36
Reservation
Reservations suggested.
Location
1080 Bayside Dr 92660
More Information
Casual Dining. Lunch and dinner served. Full bar, patio dining. Accessibility (Call).
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1234 Street Address City, State 00000
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