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Modo Mio Rustic Italian Kitchen

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7946 E Coast Hwy, Newport Beach, CA 92657-2139
+1 949-497-9770
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 15:00
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Sun - Thu 17:00 - 21:00
Sun - Sat 11:30 - 15:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 21:30
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Newport Beach, California
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41 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Always great. Their marinara sauce is delicious. Can go as a date night or with family. Service is always good. Nice wine selection.

Thank Plantriptoday
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116 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food was good, but nothing spectacular.. And I did not like how their service was. I don't know why, but it was hostile. with two servers alternately coming to our table and ask how the food is. I am not kidding, they must visited our table more than 10 times!! Since the food was average, I don't think I... More 

Thank Da Y
Laguna Beach, California
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Easy to park, honor your reservation, a warm welcome, and very good Italian food. If you want cutesy, trendy and expensive this not you kind of place.

Thank gauchoviejo
La Canada Flintridge, California
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2017

Fine Italian dining with an extensive wine list. A wide selection of Italian entrees, appetizers and deserts.

Thank Steve S
Laguna Beach, California
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87 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 April 2017

This used to be a favorite of ours until a new owner took over. Food is sometimes served cold, under cooked or over cooked. Salads are bland. We no longer frequent this restaurant

Thank Marilyn R
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

poor service careless attitude ordinary food over rated will not come again many great restaurants in near vicinity try pizza at nearby restaurant

Thank sanjay v
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 8 March 2017

While on vacation for our birthdays, we like to try something different every night. This looked like a popular place, busy on a Thursday evening. Food was OK, a little overpriced for what you get. Our waitress just took our order & brought us the check-never asked if we wanted another drink or if the food was good. She was... More 

Thank Charles K
Park City, Utah
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

We were delighted with this family upscale Italian restaurant. Everything served was fresh and homemade. It was very crowded and a bit noisy, but the service was excellent and we will be returning. Monday-Wednesday there is free wine corkage!! Judy from Savannah Ga

Thank Judy H
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 February 2017

Great food, small & intimate but also family friendly, well priced, and the service is excellent. Always greeted like a friend.

Thank Kathi C
Corona del Mar, California
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115 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 January 2017

A nice little Italian restaurant with a nice selection of classic Italian dishes. Service is good and it is cozy

Thank christine a

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Italian, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7946 E Coast Hwy, Newport Beach, CA 92657-2139
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Newport Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 949-497-9770
Dining at Modo Mio is a delight, thanks to the efforts of owner Gian Franco Bertolino and his talented staff. While Modo Mio translates to my way, in Italian, Bertolino has infused his restaurant with his own standard of excellence.

From the moment diners are greeted, as they enter the Newport Coast, California location, they are enveloped into a haven of warmth and hospitality. Bertolino and company are dedicated to creating and serving superb Northern Italian specialties, to their devoted clientele, in an ambiance that is both inviting and relaxing.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?