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Tapas Restaurant Flavors of Spain

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4253 Martingale Way, Ste A, Newport Beach, CA 92660-1926 (MacArthur/Corinthian)
+1 949-756-8194
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11:00 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 22:00
Mon - Wed 11:00 - 22:00
Thu 11:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 00:00
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New York City, New York
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185 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a quiet restaurant near the Fairmont Newport Beach Hotel (5 minute walk). Great tapas with lots and lots of variety. Good drinks - the bonus was the dancers - they were very good and very entertaining. Made our night! Thanks

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Thank VacaCouple2014
Irvine, California
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352 reviews
179 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 May 2016

Food was very good and a nice selection but if you are expecting food like you get in Spain you might be a little disappointed. Excellent service and atmosphere. The sangria was excellent and had a little kick to it

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Thank Ed P
Whittier, California
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2016

This restaurant/nite club had Flamenco dancers early on (around 9) and then an excellent live salsa band at 10, didn't eat there. The place could stand to be redecorated but otherwise nice

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Thank acarril64
Arcadia, CA
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144 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2016

My wife and I stumbled across this outstanding restaurant and Latin dance club thanks to the sleuth work of the concierge at our nearby hotel. It is actually right next to Irvine, far from the beach and perhaps why we had not heard of it, although they have been in business for 18 years. This place claims to be the... More 

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Laguna Hills, California
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2015

Best way to describe this restaurant is "authentic" it truly is a flavor of Spain, there is nothing like it. I have been there a handful and highly recommend it.

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Thank Maha1961
Bismarck, North Dakota
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162 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2015

Four of us dined. We appear at the entrance 20-30 after opening, and find the door locked. We weren't sure of the entrance, so walked to the other end. Found a back kitchen door open and holler in for somebody. Ask them if the are open, to which he said yes, then tell him the front door is locked. Hmm,... More 

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Thank TraveLotsnLots
Laguna Hills, United States
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130 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2015

Friends invited us there for dance...wow, we paid $15 for salsa lesson and in for the dance floor for over 2 hours.

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Orlando
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207 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 May 2014 via mobile

Going like a Spaniard which is later in the evening gave me the chance to see the music and dancing. Both the steak and fish were very good too, but the ambiance and service, made it really nice. Definitely worth a try.

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Thank Kaelan
Irvine, California
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38 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2013

Went with friends but the food was not that tasty and the water I got had some black stuff which was trying to settle down on the bottom. The place was deserted and not well maintained. There might be better places around.

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Thank SrsRocks
Grants Pass, Oregon
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21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2013

Located in sort of an industrial center across my hotel, I wasn't expecting much and the decor seemed pretty basic. Couldn't figure out why they asked if I had a reservation. then the great Sangaritas came, appetizers, main course and desert. I am reading these other reviews and my experience was much much different. Great food, Great service and then... More 

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Thank RogueTrailRider

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Cuisine
Spanish, Latin
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 00:00
Saturday
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4253 Martingale Way, Ste A, Newport Beach, CA 92660-1926
    (MacArthur/Corinthian)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Newport Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 949-756-8194

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