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Charlie's Chili Restaurant

102 McFadden Pl, Newport Beach, CA 92663-4320
+1 949-675-7991
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good36%
  • Average19%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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“chili” (36 reviews)
“french toast” (6 reviews)
“blt” (3 reviews)
Open Now
07:00 - 22:00All hours
American, Diner
102 McFadden Pl, Newport Beach, CA 92663-4320
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Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

Charlie’s Chili outdoor dining near the Newport Beach Pier has been a family tradition for a number of years. This Saturday Me, My daughter and two grand daughters went for breakfast around 10am. We were excited to see there were 3 open tables outside. The...More

1  Thank Gwen C
Reviewed 20 September 2017

A cute beach location where you can eat outside with your dog or take to the tables by the boardwalk

Thank Sue507231
Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

We found this place when we drove over to NPB while staying in Anaheim. It is a quaint little spot with a great staff. There were 6 of us (4 adults and 2 kids) and we all were able to get dinner for under $60....More

Thank Playa03
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Stopped in for lunch, great beach front location, very reasonably priced, most food eaten was from the appetiser menu, nachos and chilli cheese chip about $9 each, chilli price depending on size, great service

Thank Sc_uk01
Reviewed 23 July 2017

While staying in Newport Beach, I was walking the bike path around the Newport Beach pier, and was intrigued by the look and feel of Charlie's Chili Restaurant. I walked in and was pleasantly greeted, given my choice of tables, and my beverage brought. For...More

Thank Bob A
Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

I had perhaps the best chili, outside of new Mexico. My wife had the clam chowder and said it was the best she's ever had, even better than new England clam chowder. My boys enjoyed the chili dogs & chili cheese fries. Nestled in a...More

Thank DisneyBeachLasVegas
Reviewed 31 March 2017

Customer service is always found here in this quaint restaurant. They give you an abundance of food and its always yummy!

Thank jlahameister
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Although chili was there specialty. We had cod fish and chips and fish ticks. Great food. Large portions and friendly service. Outdoor seating too. Waitress was very friendly. Would recommend this place for a great meal. Just off Rt 1.

Thank Cathy M
Reviewed 10 March 2017

This popular pier-side place has been around the area since 1967 when it started on Balboa Island. They relocated to cheaper rent near the pier. Seeing it was dog-friendly, we stopped for coffee & tea at an outdoor table. Glancing at a menu, it seemed...More

Thank Tommy M
Reviewed 4 November 2016

Good for American standards, burgers, patty melts, tacos, fish and chips. Friendly staff, selection of beers.

Thank FrancesPatrick
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$2 - US$10
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 102 McFadden Pl, Newport Beach, CA 92663-4320
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Newport Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 949-675-7991
Ocean front casual dinning with a family friendly atmosphere.
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