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The Ritz Restaurant - CLOSED

880 Newport Center Dr, Newport Beach, CA 92660-6308
+1 949-720-1800
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good17%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible7%
8 Feb 2016
“Bring your wallet for a great experience”
24 Apr 2015
“The ritz has closed but hopefully will reopen”
Restaurant Hours Closed
French, American, Steakhouse, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly
880 Newport Center Dr, Newport Beach, CA 92660-6308
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1 - 10 of 57 reviews

Reviewed February 8, 2016

This is the new relocated Ritz adjacent to Billy's and the Rusty Pelican. The restaurant is very tastefully decorated in a trendy style. There is a large bar that we will visit the next time. We had dinner and choose from two appetizers and shared...More

Thank Globewalker13
Reviewed April 24, 2015

This was the "GO TO" restaurant to celebrate special occasions with family and friends. When the Irvine company raised the rent it sadly had to close. This was a HUGE lost for OC diners. Rumor has it they are reopening in the area near the...More

Thank Hyflyingbee
Reviewed September 8, 2014

Everything great, nothing bad. Went there for 20+ years then they ae forced to change locations. Oh well, I will follow.

Thank tjsage
Reviewed August 29, 2014

It is the classic place, almost expect the Rat Pack to walk in the door. Brilliant martin is and manhattans, steaks cooked to perfection, valet parking. Pricey but worth iy

1  Thank JimOB1
Reviewed February 26, 2014

With a name like "Ritz" I thought this would be a very upscale restaurant. However I found the dining room décor very conservative and nice but somewhat crowded. When the food came, it was nothing special. I think Ritz Restaurant is over priced and over...More

Thank WarrenChu
Reviewed February 1, 2014

We live in Newport Beach and for some reason, we have never dined at "The Ritz." Well, we decided to try it tonight for my birthday dinner. We know they are closing on Feb. 15th. and we wanted to say we had dined at "The...More

1  Thank NewportBeach72
Reviewed January 18, 2014

I have come to the Ritz for many years to celebrate a Christmas luncheon with a few close friends and we have always been given the best service. The food is good, but not stellar, but there is nothing as good as their chocolate martini....More

1  Thank Ingrid651
Reviewed January 10, 2014

Took that special someone here for her birthday because they are closing Feb. 15 due to losing their lease. They told us they WILL be finding a new location. I had been going here many times in the past with my dad, as this is...More

Thank Jeff S
Reviewed December 8, 2013

Awesome....simply the best. Love to come to this restaurant as it reminds us so much of a European experience and just love the food, vibes, staff, and charm. This is our upscale go-to place for a special night out and are never disappointed. This evening...More

Thank pare10s
Reviewed December 4, 2013

I took my family to the restaurant to celebrate my mother's 80th birthday. We were all impressed with the level of service. The decor had an old world charm. It was nice to be in a restaurant where you could hear the conversation across a...More

1  Thank Always5Star
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$31 - US$80
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 880 Newport Center Dr, Newport Beach, CA 92660-6308
    (Santa Barbara)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Newport Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 949-720-1800
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