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Wilma's Patio

203 Marine Ave, Newport Beach, Balboa Island, CA 92662-1203
+1 949-675-5542
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good36%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“brunch” (18 reviews)
“hash browns” (12 reviews)
Open Now
07:00 - 20:30All hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
203 Marine Ave, Newport Beach, Balboa Island, CA 92662-1203
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We timed it badly on a Sunday and waited 50 minutes for a table. Had the simple breakfast was good, not great. My friend said cornbread was really good. Lots of craft beers. Friendly staff

Thank Mardi G
Reviewed 3 days ago

If you go to BI you have to have breakfast at Wilma's. I am pretty sure there is a local law that reads something like that. Very good food, friendly staff, clean and well maintained. And for lunch or dinner try their Mexican dishes. Very...More

Thank Terry M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went for breakfast with 4 adults, one toddler and 2 babies and a dog. We requested patio seating which we got and it was perfect. Guillermo was our waiter and was AWESOME in anticipating what the kids needed and when. He had us order...More

Thank kareninaz
Reviewed 1 week ago

Good alternative from chains and places that offer mediocre breakfast. Not everything is pancakes, scrambles and bacon, please! There´s more and this places serves good variety

Thank JJAlvarezRG
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was my first time at Wilma's and I loved it! It has a patio that faces the street so I could see all the people walking on the sidewalk . You can see all the cute stores also while eating.Very friendly waitress and they...More

Thank esperanzaavitiao2017
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Rolled in to Balboa Island on a recent morning. Found Wilma's and took a seat. Friendly staff. Enjoyed my usual breakfast of eggs and bacon. Everything came out fine and in a reasonable amount of time. Kind of a local scene here, mixed with tourists....More

Thank SanNic44
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My friend and I were visiting Southern California and found this when we were in Newport Beach. We went on a weekday, so we were seated as soon as we walked in. Small rustic location. This is a small mom and pop type of restaurant....More

Thank Pamela W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

So, maybe we just got a bad day, but OMG, the service was so slow. We were there on a Friday for lunch and it took one hour from the time we were seated until when we were served. My sandwich did not have the...More

Thank Debbie S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

great breakfast selection, split or share portions and get a variety of dishes for your family. small outdoor seating. street parking only. come early, recommended meutermedia

Thank MeuterMedia
Reviewed 13 July 2017

Our visit to Balboa Island was a great experience. The highlight of the visit was lunch at Wilma's Patio. The hostess, Sandy, welcomed us and made us feel like guests rather than dining customers. We thoroughly enjoyed lunch--great blackened chicken sandwich and the blueberry pancake...More

Thank Lew B
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Questions & Answers
16 August 2016|
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Response from sfrank1967 | Reviewed this property |
You have to park in the Main Street (Marine Avenue) or in the nearby streets. It can be a bit challenging especially during weekend.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
07:00 - 20:30
07:00 - 20:30
07:00 - 20:30
07:00 - 20:30
07:00 - 20:30
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 203 Marine Ave, Newport Beach, Balboa Island, CA 92662-1203
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Newport Beach  >  Balboa Island
  • Phone Number: +1 949-675-5542
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