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Wilma's Patio

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203 Marine Ave, Newport Beach, Balboa Island, CA 92662-1203
+1 949-675-5542
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07:00 - 20:30
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Sun - Thu 07:00 - 20:30
Fri - Sat 07:00 - 21:00
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The place is good and the food is good as well... but ohhh boy dont get me started on the service 2 more minutes for my plate to be served in our table and my eggs would be cold, we were waiting 45 min for breakfast. For people that are on the go like me that is a lot of... More 

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Walnut Creek, California
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84 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We beat the crowd be getting in just before 8 on Saturday morning. By the time we left an hour later, it was pretty full. Very friendly greeting and wait staff. Good basic breakfast food: my wife had a waffle with a fried egg and bacon, all nicely done. I had the Italian scramble: Italian chicken sausage, veggies (zucchini, onion,... More 

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Thank Rob P
Los Angeles, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were visiting Balboa Island and my daughter found this place on Yelp. It was really good. The service was terrific and our breakfast was delicious. I asked the manager where we could hop on a boat and she gave us perfect walking directions. We'll be back again on another visit to the island.

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Charlevoix, Michigan
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556 reviews
271 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 180 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

This is what a breakfast place should be. Good coffee, attentive and fast service and really good eggs and hash browns. The woman who I paid on way out super friendly. Definitely a place I would want to go back to.

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Old Bethpage, New York, USA
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53 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

Were here on a weekday after Christmas. Busy place, service was awesome and food was perfect. That 'perfect breakfast place' surrounded by small shops all up and down Balboa Island. A 5-minute walk down to the water. Very fairly priced. Hostess was extremely friendly. Will 100% go back. 10 minute drive from Marriott Villas in Newport Beach.

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Thank Gerald K
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30 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

We had a great Saturday morning breakfast here. You can tell most people there are locals but the staff treat everyone like family. The wait time was around 15 minutes but it was a beautiful day so we were happy to sit outside and wait. We had pancakes, waffles and the house made ice tea - the portion sizes were... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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26 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016

Always go to Wilma's when we get to the island fun and very good food, great friendly staff always treat you like family. Had the pumpkin pancakes at Thanksgiving time they were awesome.

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Biloxi, Mississippi
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

I was in Newport Beach for business, and was able to bring my husband. After work was done, stayed over a day and went to Balboa Island. Beautiful place! We had breakfast at Wilma's. omg. So yummy. Had one of the best omelets. Simple, ham, cheese, mushrooms. Large portions though! It came with toast and fruit (I can't remember what... More 

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Harpenden, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

Very busy and clearly a popular place but to be honest although the reception was very friendly and welcoming, the service was really slow and getting a cup of tea proved difficult! (why?) The mexican breakfast was great but the eggs benedict dishes were absolutely huge and not that flavoursome Obviously popular with dog owners as the outside area was... More 

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Biloxi, Mississippi
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52 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016

After a long run I stopped at this welcoming little restaurant. I was seated right away and greeted immediately by the friendly staff who was very helpful and always noticed when my glass ran low. They offer many local micro brews on draft as well. I choose the Wilma Burger and added pepper-jack cheese and asked for it to be... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 20:30
Monday
07:00 - 20:30
Tuesday
07:00 - 20:30
Wednesday
07:00 - 20:30
Thursday
07:00 - 20:30
Friday
07:00 - 21:00
Saturday
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?