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) #334 of 398 Restaurants in Newport Beach ££ - £££ Asian
215 Riverside Ave Ste 17, Newport Beach, CA 92663-4000
+1 949-646-2333
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good0%
  • Average12%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible0%
20 Feb 2015
“Disappointing Dining Out”
5 Jun 2013
“Tasty Food and Comfortable Ambience”
Closed Now
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££ - £££
215 Riverside Ave Ste 17, Newport Beach, CA 92663-4000
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Reviewed 20 February 2015

We had a coupon for this restaurant and they are currently (Feb. 2015) renovating their dining room. Too bad they issued coupons for sitting in the bar at one of three tables or sitting outside at a picnic bench, without being up front to their...More

Thank Beverley C
Reviewed 5 June 2013

This little gem seems almost unknown, but should be in everyone's restaurant rotation. While any restaurant can have a unique menu, Nesai manages to do so, and deliciously at that! I took my girlfriend there for the second time last night. We sat at the...More

Thank CJBLahaina
Reviewed 8 April 2013

Outstanding fusion restaurant. Scallops were to die for. So were the braised ribs High quality though smalish wine list. Everything here is well done. The Japanese lady who runs it is a gem. Very friendly service. Amazing this is undiscovered.

Thank ron p
Reviewed 9 May 2009

I want to love this restaurant; I live closeby and I'd love to have it in my "local rotation" but my experience is that it's inconsistent. Things I like about it: the offbeat location, the owner who is very into wine, the diverse menu, supporting...More

Thank JSS949
Reviewed 26 January 2009

We found this place by accident, while checking reviews on another restaurant we were considering going to. What a pleasant surprise this place is - casual, friendly with great food and service. And best of all, the menu is unique, not the same boring basics...More

Thank SpanishRoots
Reviewed 25 September 2008

This is one of our favorite restaurants. The food is consistently delicious. The owner is always there with a hello and glad to see you back. The ambiance is slightly funky, but that makes it more charming! Go and enjoy!

Thank wattkenn
Reviewed 15 April 2008

I live right around the corner from Nesai and didnt even know it was there until a friends took me last week.! The food is great and the chef is wonderful-he came out to our table to present some of his specials. I recommend the...More

Thank miss714
Reviewed 14 July 2006

I stumbled across this place while wandering around during the day and went back for dinner and have to say it was a great choice. It's kind of an Italian style reastaurant with a little bit of Asian influence. We had an appetizer (beet salad)...More

1  Thank jlsf22
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$31 - US$40
Restaurant features
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 215 Riverside Ave Ste 17, Newport Beach, CA 92663-4000
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Newport Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 949-646-2333
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