One of the many things that makes Balboa Island a very special place is the unique fare available in such close proximity. Hit Marine Avenue and you’ll find authentic flavors from all over the world. From wine to dinner, appetizer to desert, Balboa Island restaurants offer something for everyone.
Basilic Restaurant, located on Balboa Island in Newport Beach California, first opened its doors by chef/owner Bernard Althaus in February 1997. Chef Bernard cooks each dish on his menu to order with special attention to detail for each and every guest to enjoy.
Too Sweet offers many great sweet treats, with four displays filled with delicious goodies, including an array of caramel- and candy-covered apples; homemade fudge; chocolate-dipped strawberries; gourmet chocolates and truffles; and homemade treats such as S’mores and chocolate peanut butter sandwiches.
One block from the ferry on Balboa Island, this restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Established in 1984, the Park Avenue Cafe has long been a favorite for locals and tourists alike. The Park Avenue Cafe has inside seating as well as patio dining where you can feel the warm ocean breeze while you eat.