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“Great ribs and excellent margaritas!!”

Newport Rib Company
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Ranked #76 of 514 Restaurants in Costa Mesa
Price range: US$15 - US$20
Cuisines: Barbecue
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Good for: Child-friendly
Dining options: Delivery, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Victoria
Description: If it's delicious BBQ, in a dinner house that knows more than just great BBQ, Newport Rib Company is your place. Comfortable booths, a great bar with sports on the TV, and a staff so friendly you'll think that you’re part of the family...and you are. This local landmark has been serving BBQ’d specialties for over 25 years; slow roasted tri-tip, Prime rib, juicy steaks, stiff martini's and great salads all add up to a first-rate experience without the first-rate price. Come and find out why this family-owned business has become a MUST-have when visiting the Orange County area. Try the onion brick or the grilled artichoke for appetizers, the BBQ’d chopped tri-tip or chicken salad is a health conscious favorite, but the meat is center stage at this one of a kind Costa Mesa institution. Take-out, catering from 25 to 2500 guests, a banquet room which seats 80, large comfortable booths, and an environment that caters to our guests no matter if regulars or soon to be’s.
Reviewed 22 October 2013

Great food, great drinks and great service. The ribs were delicious and the onion rings were awesome!!

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Reviewed 26 September 2013

Ate here the other night. Everything was great. Plenty of TV's to watch the game. Started off with the cornbread which was DELICIOUS!!! Next had some Onion Loaf, also delicious. Had a Rib and Chicken combo, and both was great. The rib meat was coming off the bone. Waitstaff was excellent as well. Very attentive.

Will definitely visit again next time in Newport area.

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1  Thank richj22
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Reviewed 18 September 2013 via mobile

If ribs is your thing, then the Newport rib company is the place for you.

Several types of ribs, burgers, tex mex etc.

The menu extensive, the food fantastic ... The ribs are possibly the best I have ever tried.

Good selections of beers also.

All round a great place for a good meal and if you are a rib-aholic .. This is the place for you.

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2  Thank CLGCLG
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Reviewed 28 July 2013

We went to the Newport Rib Company July 23, 2013 while on our trip to NPB.

We both got appetizers and they were more than a meal!!!

I got the bucket of baby back ribs and my husband got the two meat Sliders (pulled pork & Brisket)

The Bucket of ribs consisted of 11 big meaty baby back ribs done in a sweet tangy BBQ sauce cooked to perfection.

The Sliders plate consisted of 6 Hawaiian rolls stuffed to over flowing with mouthwatering tender pulled pork and Brisket and a side of fires.

They also served a really nice personal size corn bread loaf with soft fluffy butter on the side.

We as well had what they call a half a brick of towering onion rings that were really yummy.

Finally the coolest thing was that after enjoying all their wonderful food, they brought us each a warm most hand towel to clean up with.

So in recap this is a place you don't want to miss if you like BBQ... and if when you go please say hello to Carlos (waiter) for us. =)

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1  Thank Streamsaz
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Reviewed 5 June 2013

Newport Rib Company is a family friendly restaurant with a varied menu (something for everyone). The combos are enormous, but there are children's and even senior meals for the lighter appetites.
Happy Hour is a great value. Parking is easy. The employees are attentive and friendly. Our family dines here regularly and everyone loves it.

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