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Zov's Restaurant

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21123 Newport Coast Dr, Newport Beach, CA 92657-1122
+1 949-760-9687
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun 08:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri 11:00 - 21:30
Sat 08:00 - 21:30
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Newport Beach
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47 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

We only eat here a few times per year, but I don't know why we aren't here weekly. Every time we have a great experience. Best of all, it's very child friendly........and their wine prices are great, too!

Thank OCDoc
Belton, Texas
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47 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

Had a great dinner on the spur of the moment after a long flight.The key lime deconstructed dessert was out favorite but enjoyed the lamb burger too

Thank nancy n
Phoenix, Arizona
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58 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

We found this restaurant several years ago and it had been at least 3 years since we visited Newport. The quality of both staff and food remains high. I had the salmon salad...perfectly cooked and lightly srasoned with balsamic toss.....mmmmmmmm.

Thank barkologist
Fair Haven, New Jersey
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223 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

We have eaten at Zov's a number of times on our visits to Newport Beach. We have never been disappointed. Last night our Roasted Eggplant Flatbread was deliscious, if a little too salty for our taste. The spicy lamb burger was very tasty and generous. The fries that came with it were wonderful. My wife's two kebabs (beef and chicken)... More 

Thank John H
Alton, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

We visited twice within a week whilst staying nearby. Very relaxed place, excellent food, happy helpful staff and a very interesting menu. We ate on the patio which was cosy and clean with quick attentive service and exciting food.

Thank Rosemary A
San Clemente California
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163 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

The venue on the restaurant side is lovely. The service was ok. Nothing to rave about. But the menu is just a bit too contrived for my tastes. Hard to find something that I really wanted to eat. I used to go here more in the past, but I have to say, I would not go back to the restaurant... More 

Thank DonnaKarson
Austin, Texas
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145 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 May 2016 via mobile

We stopped by about 5pm for dinner and chose to sit outside. Pleasant environment with view of a water feature; enjoyed watching the birds play in the water. We ordered a 2 item Mezza plate with babaganoush and Walnut caviar served with pita and sliced carrot and cucumber to accommodate my gluten-free wife. The walnut caviar was marvelous being ground... More 

Thank BigMac1949
Kent, Washington
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33 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 March 2016

Found this place by accident, it looked different so decided to try it. Part of a local group owned by a lady originally from Eastern Europe. Tried a number of different and unfamiliar dishes and all were very tasty. Server was very knowledgeable. Good for kids and not overly expensive.

Thank Robert C
Laguna Hills, California
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109 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 March 2016

The food was quite good, but the Kebabs were on the small side. However, there is still a lot of do on the plate (pilaf, veggies, etc) and you do end up quite sated. The house mixed salad was excellent, however if you do not like garlic, this place is not for you, as much of the food is tastefully... More 

Thank Haig M
Akron, Ohio
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183 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 February 2016

We ate here at the recommendation of the hotel clerk. It is a nice restaurant with a neighborhood clientele. The waiter was very friendly. We started with the bacon Brussels sprouts which were great. I ordered a burger and my wife had a lamb ragout. Both were very good. We enjoyed our meals but I felt that it was pricey... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$25
American, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Eastern European, Armenian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
08:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:30
08:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 21123 Newport Coast Dr, Newport Beach, CA 92657-1122
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Newport Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 949-760-9687
Founded in 1987 by Chef Zov Karamardian, legendary Zov's Restaurant in Newport Beach, CA has become a culinary institution. Serving her unique cuisine that blends contemporary cuisine with Eastern Mediterranean influences, in an upscale chic environment.

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