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Red O Mexican Cuisine by Rick Bayless

143 Newport Center Dr, Newport Beach, CA 92660-6905
+1 949-718-0300
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good31%
  • Average13%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible1%
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Mexican, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
143 Newport Center Dr, Newport Beach, CA 92660-6905
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We really enjoyed our meal here. Mexican food refined in a trendy and beautiful atmosphere. We would recommend Red O for to satisfy your next Mexican food craving.

Thank BJ T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very nice place, very classy, nicely furnished. Service was excellent. A very good wine list. Shared a lobster and steak fajitas with my wife, which turned out to be a bone in rib eye (Delmonico or cowboy) cooked to perfection. The lobster was tasty and...More

Thank Carlos M
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

Deicious brunch! The bottomless drinks for $20 is also a serious selling point. The staff are great and the food is always good quality.

Thank HayleyP27
Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

Food was amazing as always, Patrick is the most sociable bartender I ever met, great atmosphere, good prices.

Thank michaelkA1367ER
Reviewed 13 August 2018

High end mexican at it's finest! Nothing to complain about other than perhaps the snooty server who seemed to have a smirk for some reason. Not sure why - we ordered drinks and appetizers; had to get her attention to order more drinks - we...More

Thank kmiller123
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Awesome high end experience! Happy hour is phenom with fabulous drinks and excellent food choices. Service rocks. No reservations for happy hour.

Thank Guide668888
Reviewed 29 July 2018

The décor is still very nice, but the food this last time was not as good as in the past. We had the House Margarita, which was terrible, especially at $10 a glass. The menu didn't have as much of a choice as in the...More

Thank Stanislav P
Reviewed 26 July 2018 via mobile

This restaurant offers a great menu for happy hour. The staff is friendly and I loved their chips and salsa. The appetizers are small so order a few to get a good bite. Loved the decor, definitely coming back!

Thank mionnids7
Reviewed 25 July 2018

I have been going to Red O since it first opened here in Newport Beach and though it's a bit pricey, It's always been well worth it. Something has apparently changed because everything has completely gone down hill. It used to be that any night...More

1  Thank shelly830
Reviewed 23 July 2018

We loved Red O. This is one of the sophisticated fine dining Mexican restaurants with beautiful decor and lively ambience. The pricing is expensive for Mexican cuisine but definitely worth it. The dishes are a variation of traditional Mexican and that's what makes it unique....More

Thank paulrupesh
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 143 Newport Center Dr, Newport Beach, CA 92660-6905
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Newport Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 949-718-0300
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