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R+D Kitchen

555 Newport Center Dr, Newport Beach, CA 92660-6937
+1 949-219-0555
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good33%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“deviled eggs” (20 reviews)
“french dip” (21 reviews)
“carrot cake” (13 reviews)
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American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
555 Newport Center Dr, Newport Beach, CA 92660-6937
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Enjoyed a late dinner at R&D. Food was delicious and service was terrific. We ate at the bar and had very attentive service. This was our first time here and hopefully we will get there again! We were staying nearby and it was an easy...More

Thank pestew
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Whenever we go to Newport, we always eat at R&D. It's hip, it's fun, the menu is simple, the bar is great, the food delicious and the staff top drawer. We arrived at 6PM facing a 40 min wait. My wife informed the hostess we...More

1  Thank Thomas B
Reviewed July 28, 2018

A client suggested this restaurant for a business dinner. We were sat at a table along the windows that were open. The server Frank provided great service and respected our business discussion and timing was really appreciated and respected. The food with both had was...More

Thank Bretmn
Reviewed July 26, 2018

My client took me here for breakfast while I was in NPB. Thankfully we arrived before the crowd and was seated right away. When we left the line was long and I would guess an easy 1 hour + wait. The service was excellent and...More

Thank Bryce W
Reviewed July 25, 2018 via mobile

The R&D Kitchen is in a great location with adjacent covered parking. From the hostess to our waiter (Kurt) to the food servers the service was excellent. That was all in support of superbly prepared and presented food and beverages. We had everything from the...More

Thank Scott C
Reviewed July 22, 2018 via mobile

6 of us had diner here tonight. Fantastic food and service. Burgers, French dip, New-porter salad and Asian salad. All was fantastic ! The service was fantastic too ! Yummy food !

Thank lbreves
Reviewed July 9, 2018

Came for lunch and some female server appeared and said she would get us our water. Then a guy named Frank appeared and said he would be waiting on us. I asked what happened to the girl and he said, oh, she just moves around...More

Thank Stan D
Reviewed June 17, 2018

This is one of my favorite restaurants but it has been awhile since we were in the area to go to it. It is even better than I remember!! The food is outstanding and tasty. Not a large menu but everything on it is beautifully...More

Thank Cherie C
Reviewed June 6, 2018 via mobile

Lunch today was a real disappointment: average food, average service,way over priced. The salad as ordered was overdressed, the chicken overcooked and the Coke the world's smallest, over priced bottle, a piece of bread was charged at $3. Ridiculous on a salad that is $5...More

Thank LionelEC
Reviewed May 12, 2018

This used to be a nice casual spot for basic American food and kind servers. Now all seem harried and disinterested (what happened to the great bartenders and the super-friendly hostess?) Ahi appetizer used to be perfectly prepared--now gristly and not presented as neatly. Petrale...More

Thank IndianSummer67
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 555 Newport Center Dr, Newport Beach, CA 92660-6937
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Newport Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 949-219-0555
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