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Spaghetti Bender

6204 W Coast Hwy, Newport Beach, CA 92663-1924
+1 949-645-0651
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good21%
  • Average15%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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6204 W Coast Hwy, Newport Beach, CA 92663-1924
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Reviewed 26 July 2017

The Spaghetti Bender provides a comfortable dining area with a nice selection of Italian dishes. The portions are generous and the staff is quite friendly.

Thank E D
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

Jackson was our server. He was polite and very attentive. The food was great! Especially the gnocchi.

Thank 641dustys
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

My friends family have frequented this restaurant for years so I was pleased when it lives up to their review. Our waiter, Jack, was attentive and remember them by name. That's impressive. The minestrone soup was the best I've ever had, loved the salad and...More

Thank F2479DYlindaw
Reviewed 10 April 2017

We've been frequenting this establishment for over FORTY years! Papa Lorenzo did a marvelous job molding this restaurant to his tastes and expectations. One of our favorite menu items bears his name. If you're a hungry sort, order Papa's Combination. But, you may be quite...More

Thank fvpickler
Reviewed 5 March 2017

Recommended by our hotel clerk and it was definitely a good choice. Gluten free pasta, portions huge (almost too much), really good lasagna, good wine, service was excellent, music great. We really enjoyed our time there.

Thank Karenvh2014
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Nice tucked in Italian Restaurant with modern dishes, Best location is the outdoor patio and bar area. Shrimp pasta dishes are great and you'll be boxing up for the next day

Thank Donald L
Reviewed 27 November 2016

We just had dinner at the Recommended --- Spaghetti Bender. We were there for dinner. We loved it and will go back again. It was romantic inside, played beautiful Sinatra music, dimly lit, nice bar, nice cocktails, good Server. Very friendly. I love the place...More

Thank SusieRussell
Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

Food is amazing. The garlic bread is sliced, buttered, dipped in parmesan cheese and cooked fresh in house, as are the minestrone soup and Papa Lorenzo's house salad. Definitely save room for the homemade tiramisu or chocolate cake. I've had both and they are excellent!...More

Thank Erin437
Reviewed 20 October 2016

Spaghetti Bender was ony a few steps from our hotel. A family-run restaurant we chose over the more touristy Cappy's. Service was okay, any ambiance marred by a woman who did not stop talking the whole time we were there and a family who constantly...More

Thank grip652
Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

We had a take out and also sat in to have a meal. Lovely romantic atmosphere with great good at a reasonable price. Would recommend

Thank Sharron O
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10 November 2016|
Response from 23Traveler | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure about the corkage fee. I know we had wine with dinner, don't remember the wine list.
3 November 2016|
Response from 23Traveler | Reviewed this property |
I don't remember a banquet room. I would check with them directly.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$18 - US$30
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
16:30 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 22:30
16:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6204 W Coast Hwy, Newport Beach, CA 92663-1924
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Newport Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 949-645-0651
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