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101 Bayview Pl, Newport Beach, CA 92660-2986
+1 949-725-0777
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good28%
  • Average21%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian
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101 Bayview Pl, Newport Beach, CA 92660-2986
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Reviewed 25 December 2017 via mobile

Best Japanese restaurant in the area for sure. Sushi and sashimi are of obviously high quality seafood and always perfectly prepared. We always ask for a booth as other open areas of the restaurant can get very noisy. They have revamped the menu to be...More

Thank Ray L
Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

We dined here twice and each time we had the same server, Kelly who was awesome. Super nice polite and got our sushi to us quick. We tried multiple items, standouts were the waygu sashimi 5/5, seared salmon nigiri 4/5, ama ebi 5/5, halibut sashimi...More

Thank Toro9
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

Opted to eat in bar area to watch the Warriors win the NBA title that evening. Service was good, helpful with choices. Little bit lax at the end for dessert as it was getting late. Sushi rolls were very appetizing. Would pass on dessert next...More

Thank jdsbiz98
Reviewed 23 May 2017

8 friends made dinner reservations for dinner Sunday evening. When we arrived the restaurant was moderately busy so we were seated very quickly. We placed orders for various sushi rolls including 3 spicy tuna rolls. The other rolls started arriving all in good order, but...More

Thank Sharon G
Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

Whenever I come to stay at Newport Coast, this is my must goto place for authentic Japanese food. I've been here at least 5 times in the last 8 years and the food and service are always top notch! A bit expensive but worth the...More

1  Thank musichef_TJ
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

Based the location, service and food, definitely this is one of the best Japanese restaurants around here. I have lunch with my friends several times. The quality is always consistent. Sometimes it is better to have reservation during lunch time since too popular.

Thank hwang123
Reviewed 1 September 2016

Second time I went there and enjoyed the food very much. All items were delicious and enjoyed every bit. the staff is very friendly but this restaurant is a bit pricy

Thank trungtinle81
Reviewed 20 March 2016

I love Japanese food. I have eaten in Japanese restaurants all over America. Tonight, two of us, at Kitayama couldn't have been more disappointe: 10 minutes to take a drink order, another 15 minutes to bring two drinks, martini glass was half full, 40 minutes...More

1  Thank GeeAtl
Reviewed 13 March 2016 via mobile

You feel like eating in Japan. You gotta take your shoes off, low seat tables, etc. I gotta say that this place is more about the Japanese experience than the food itself. Nothing wrong with the food, it was actually tasty, fresh & good service,...More

Thank Frank G
Reviewed 4 March 2016 via mobile

My friend and I had lunch at Kitayama restaurant and found the place pretty full. Luckily, we reserved in advance and didn't have to wait long for a table. Parking was also easy since the restaurant has it's own parking lot. I ordered the lunch...More

Thank Book W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Private Dining, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
17:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 101 Bayview Pl, Newport Beach, CA 92660-2986
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Newport Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 949-725-0777
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