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R+D Kitchen

555 Newport Center Dr, Newport Beach, CA 92660-6937
+1 949-219-0555
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good36%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“deviled eggs” (19 reviews)
“french dip” (22 reviews)
“carrot cake” (13 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 21:30All hours
American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
555 Newport Center Dr, Newport Beach, CA 92660-6937
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Reviewed 12 July 2016

We are visiting Newport Beach. My 4 year old has major food allergies (sesame seeds, dairy, eggs, peanuts, nuts, peaches, nectarines, all seafood). I called R+D kitchen and asked if they can accommodate his allergies. They informed me that they can't which is fine...I informed...More

1  Thank Danya S
Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

The quality and consistency is what makes this restaurant a gem! As a local I eat here once or twice a month and it has high quality consistent food which is rare for a busy restaurant. Beware the menu is very limited and there is...More

Thank Steven M
Reviewed 22 June 2016

We just happens upon this while searching for a place to have lunch. It turned out to be our favorite meal. There was a ver slight wait for a table. Service was very good. Appetizer was great, chips and guacamole and queso. The sandwiches and...More

Thank Bellarae3
Reviewed 20 June 2016

Had a nice lunch today. The menu is simple and fresh. The sear tuna salad was great. Thick seared sushi grade tuna. The salad was fresh and included fresh local tomatoes, beets and potatoes. My son had the fried chicken sandwich which he loved. Creative...More

Thank albertthedentist
Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

RD has a limited, but tasty menu. Their French Dip and Carnitas sandwiches are very good. My only complaint is that the Carnitas sandwich is only available a couple days per week and it always runs out. I would think the owners would make sure...More

Thank ngcda911
Reviewed 11 June 2016

We had dinner at the R&D Kitchen. The restaurant was booming, so it is essential to have reservations. The venue was modern, the service was good, and the food was OK, but, by and large, not memorable. Not a bad choice if you are at...More

1  Thank TechGuru999
Reviewed 23 May 2016 via mobile

Managed to get a table straight away which we found unusual. Ordered drinks but they then took a while to be served. In fact they arrived with our dinner. This was beautifully recovered by our server telling us that our drinks were on the house...More

Thank McAnnie1
Reviewed 22 May 2016 via mobile

How can a restaurant that makes three mistakes in rapid succession receive five stars? Normally they wouldn't but it was the way they handled the mistakes that impressed me. We all make mistakes, but some own up to them and make amends others deny and...More

Thank Life2Shrt
Reviewed 22 May 2016 via mobile

Busy place so make a reservation. Good service and friendly staff. Limited menu but that's ok because it's easier to make your choices. Au jus sandwich is great and Greek chicken is moist and tender (big enough to share). Only 2 desserts but WOW. Some...More

Thank Andrew T
Reviewed 13 May 2016

This place is located in a prime spot in fashion island. My overall feeling is that this should be more rated as a bar with finger foods rather than a restaurant. The bar area is big and nice, the restaurant seating is a copy of...More

Thank Globewalker13
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
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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