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Tapas Restaurant Flavors of Spain

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4253 Martingale Way, Ste A, Newport Beach, CA 92660-1926 (MacArthur/Corinthian)
+1 949-756-8194
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun 12:00 - 22:00
Mon - Wed 11:00 - 22:00
Thu 11:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 00:00
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Huntington Beach, California
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50 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

My husband and I were in the Newport-Irvine area at lunchtime, and came upon this gem of a restaurant. We ate on the outdoor patio because it was such a nice day, and the interior was dark. We had a nice fountain next to our table, but note that you will hear the noise of little planes at nearby John... More 

Thank Louann M
New York City, New York
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223 reviews
142 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 November 2016

This is a quiet restaurant near the Fairmont Newport Beach Hotel (5 minute walk). Great tapas with lots and lots of variety. Good drinks - the bonus was the dancers - they were very good and very entertaining. Made our night! Thanks

Thank VacaCouple2014
Laguna Woods, California
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401 reviews
198 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 May 2016

Food was very good and a nice selection but if you are expecting food like you get in Spain you might be a little disappointed. Excellent service and atmosphere. The sangria was excellent and had a little kick to it

Thank Ed P
Downey, California
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 18 February 2016

This restaurant/nite club had Flamenco dancers early on (around 9) and then an excellent live salsa band at 10, didn't eat there. The place could stand to be redecorated but otherwise nice

Thank acarril64
Arcadia, CA
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163 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 136 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2016

My wife and I stumbled across this outstanding restaurant and Latin dance club thanks to the sleuth work of the concierge at our nearby hotel. It is actually right next to Irvine, far from the beach and perhaps why we had not heard of it, although they have been in business for 18 years. This place claims to be the... More 

2 Thank SteveLicata
Laguna Hills, California
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 October 2015

Best way to describe this restaurant is "authentic" it truly is a flavor of Spain, there is nothing like it. I have been there a handful and highly recommend it.

Thank Maha1961
Bismarck, North Dakota
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162 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 August 2015

Four of us dined. We appear at the entrance 20-30 after opening, and find the door locked. We weren't sure of the entrance, so walked to the other end. Found a back kitchen door open and holler in for somebody. Ask them if the are open, to which he said yes, then tell him the front door is locked. Hmm,... More 

Thank TraveLotsnLots
Laguna Hills, United States
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130 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2015

Friends invited us there for dance...wow, we paid $15 for salsa lesson and in for the dance floor for over 2 hours.

1 Thank Susan H
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215 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 May 2014 via mobile

Going like a Spaniard which is later in the evening gave me the chance to see the music and dancing. Both the steak and fish were very good too, but the ambiance and service, made it really nice. Definitely worth a try.

Thank Kaelan
Irvine, California
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38 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 December 2013

Went with friends but the food was not that tasty and the water I got had some black stuff which was trying to settle down on the bottom. The place was deserted and not well maintained. There might be better places around.

Thank SrsRocks

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Spanish, Latin
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4253 Martingale Way, Ste A, Newport Beach, CA 92660-1926
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Newport Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 949-756-8194

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?