Balboa Island Restaurants & Treats

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. Getting a Balboa Bar is a must do when visiting the island!

  • Small, quaint French-Swiss eatery with a seasonal menu & nightly fish & other specials. Bonjour and welcome… Basilic Restaurant, located on Balboa Island in Newport Beach California, first opened its doors by chef/owner Bernard Althaus in February 1997. The intimate and romantic 24-seat restaurant has......

  • At BJ’s Restaurant and Brewhouse in Balboa, CA, we’re constantly Pursuing Amazing™ and look forward to making your dining experience incredible. Every one of our over 120 carefully crafted menu items is created using top-quality ingredients and served to you in a friendly and relaxed......

  • New York-style Italian eatery offering pasta, pizza, seafood & wine in a family-friendly setting. Our cuisine originates from Southern Italy with a touch of New York Italian flair. We pride ourselves on serving you the finest and the freshest ingredients available. Produce, meats and fish......

  • Crocker’s Franks is a quaint Chicago style hotdog eatery located on Balboa Island, Newport Beach. “love love love this place. delicious food. sooo many options. i guess i just have to come back again and again and try them all. love the family history as......

  • Mexican eatery offers counter-serve Mexican fare & fountain sodas in a basic setting. So many delicious items to choose from. Hours Monday: 9:30 am – 8:30 pm Tuesday: 9:30 am – 8:30 pm Wednesday: 9:30 am – 8:30 pm Thursday: 9:30 am – 8:30 pm......

  • Located on the Balboa Pier. A ’40s-style chain diner serving breakfast & American comfort fare, salads & shakes. Take the ferry over to Balboa Peninsula and enjoy! Hours Monday: 8:00 am – 8:00 pm Tuesday: 8:00 am – 8:00 pm Wednesday: 8:00 am – 8:00......

  • Chinese eatery has fried rice, noodle dishes & takeout classics in a basic space with white linens. Hours Monday: 10:00 am – 10:00 pm Tuesday: 10:00 am – 10:00 pm Wednesday: 10:00 am – 10:00 pm Thursday: 10:00 am – 10:00 pm Friday: 10:00 am......

  • Comfortable place with a fireplace & bar serving American fare & offering nightly live music. Hours Monday: 11:00 am – Midnight Tuesday: 11:00 am – Midnight Wednesday: 11:00 am – Midnight Thursday: 11:00 am – Midnight Friday: 11:00 am – Midnight Saturday:  8:30 am –......

  • Trattoria is an informal, small Italian-style, eating establishment; less formal than a Ristorante, but more formal than an osteria. The food is genuine, the service is casual, prices are affordable, and the emphasis is on a steady clientele rather than on haute cuisine. A trattoria......

  • Relaxing, family-friendly eatery offers hearty portions of American comfort food in a casual room. Wilma’s is a family restaurant with a strong family atmosphere. There is the Staudinger family who owns and manages the restaurant, the cooks who come from two families and are cousins......

  • The Balboa Candy Company is family owned and operated with two locations to serve you. Our first store is located on beautiful Balboa Island and our second is located in the Balboa Village. Both stores are located on the Sunny Southern California Coast.  We have also opened a third location in beautiful Palm......

  • Grab a Famous Balboa Bar or Frozen Banana. They also have cookies, donuts, and more! Open 7 Days a Week: 5:30 AM – 10 PM...

  • [section_title heading=”h1″ style=”1″ text_align=”center”]Celebrate the Tradition[/section_title] Sugar ’n Spice has been a Balboa Island landmark since our doors first opened to the public way back in 1945. Our shop is the one-and-only “Original”, being the very first frozen banana and Balboa Bar shop on the......

  • Too Sweet for your sweetheart! “Very nice little shop and has tons of sweet options. I had the froyo with peanut butter and sugar free vanilla, yummy!! Parking is not so easy small street parking and it seems to be busy most of the time. ......