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“Overpriced sports bar”
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Ranked #113 of 507 Restaurants in Newport Beach
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$30 - US$50
Cuisines: American
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Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Redlands, California
Level 6 Contributor
326 reviews
162 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 144 helpful votes
“Overpriced sports bar”
Reviewed 18 May 2012

If you like a dark noisy pricey sportsbar kind of restaurant, then this is your place.

We got fish, hearts of palms salad, side of asparagus, side of macaroni and cheese, and the cheese selection of 3. The fish was good, but not astounding (not up to the price level). The hearts of palms salad had a nice presentation, but wasn't anything I'd come back for. The asparagus were large, tough, and overcooked (definitely a sad limp waste of $7!). The macaroni and cheese was good, but nothing noteable. The cheese platter was good.

All said and done, not bad, just not great and a disappointment for the price.

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English first
Newport Beach, CA
Level 5 Contributor
73 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
“Trendy scene”
Reviewed 8 April 2012

The food is really good and if you like the scene, this is it.

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Newport Beach, California
Level 3 Contributor
11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Alway's love this place”
Reviewed 6 February 2012

Relaxation fills my body upon entering the "A", that is as long as there's room for me and my guests. I love the bar for drink and food and the main dining area is perfect for a comfortable leisurely meal.

  • Visited February 2012
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Newport Beach, California
Level 5 Contributor
87 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Energetic, with great food and outstanding service”
Reviewed 9 January 2012

Great food and service, with lots of energy and noise spilling over from the bar area into the dining area. We hit the jackpot on service with our waiter Brian, but we noticed from the reception area to the valet, the staff here was upbeat and service was outstanding.

  • Visited January 2012
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Thank OCRoadWarrior
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los angeles, ca
Level 4 Contributor
27 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Dark and cozy”
Reviewed 4 August 2011

I love this restaurant, we choose to sit in the bar area, it's the same menu and there is a cocktail waitress. The pear martinis are the best along with the cheese and meat plate. The service is attentive and food very good. The atmosphere is cozy with dim lighting and big booths to relax in and people watch.

  • Visited June 2011
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