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Wilma's Patio

203 Marine Ave, Newport Beach, Balboa Island, CA 92662-1203
+1 949-675-5542
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good36%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (18 reviews)
“hash browns” (13 reviews)
“cornbread” (11 reviews)
Open Now
07:00 - 21:00 Hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
203 Marine Ave, Newport Beach, Balboa Island, CA 92662-1203
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This is by far our favoured place whenever visiting in the Newport Beach / Balboa Island region. The meals are consistently first class, breakfast ,lunch or dinner. The service second to none, staff recognized us from last year's visit. Love their dinner specials, great for...More

Thank Otto H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My family has returned year after year to Wilma’s Resturant on picturesque Balboa Island. This is a Cody family restaurant frequented by locals as well as tourist. The food is good with a wide variety offered. One of my favorite go-to spots. The BLT is...More

Thank Judy2step
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I walked to Balboa Island looking for an early place to have breakfast. Alas, all of the stores were closed until we came upon Wilmas patio restaurant/café. All the waiters were wearing Hawaiian shirts and the service was prompt and the food...More

Thank mariposa67
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Between the four of us we had corned beef hash, eggs, omelets, pancakes, corn bread and fruit. Everything was delicious! The service was friendly and considerate of our kids. The coffee was surprisingly good - not standard diner grade. Clearly it was a local hangout...More

Thank John Y
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

My wife and I decided to wander Marine Dr and found Wilma’s for breakfast. Lots of locals is always a good sign and we were not disappointed. Felt like a step back in time to when everything seemed a little more relaxed. Reflects the area...More

Thank Scott P
Reviewed 21 January 2018

Great Sunday breakfast! Made a reservation - good thing as there was a line at 11a. Sat quickly inside the patio under cover - outside eating inside. Kitchen was busy but still got food in reasonable time. Tasty eggs, hash browns and corned beef hash....More

Thank mattkc1
Reviewed 15 January 2018

This restaurant is very friendly and therefore very much a fun place to be with friends and family (friends in my case). We had a lovely lunch, as it was a bit cooler I had an incredible soup, one of my friend's had an amazing...More

Thank Lasa88
Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

This is a quaint place with a homey feel, kind of like lunch at grandma’s house. We enjoyed our lunch here. It wasn’t fancy but was good. The club sandwich was delicious. The calm chowder was ok, but was a little too thick and could...More

Thank Kudzu773
Reviewed 7 January 2018

Great breakfast - excellent food, both cooked items and fresh fruit. Service was perfect. Sitting on the covered patio next to the sidewalk was ideal. Highly recommended

Thank texas_forrest
Reviewed 4 January 2018

If you are looking for small and comfortable to enjoy breakfast this is the place. The food and serve are top notch. For sure worth the drive over to the island

Thank stan b
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16 August 2016|
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Response from sfrank1967 | Reviewed this property |
You have to park in the Main Street (Marine Avenue) or in the nearby streets. It can be a bit challenging especially during weekend.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
07:00 - 20:30
07:00 - 20:30
07:00 - 20:30
07:00 - 20:30
07:00 - 20:30
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 203 Marine Ave, Newport Beach, Balboa Island, CA 92662-1203
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Newport Beach  >  Balboa Island
  • Phone Number: +1 949-675-5542
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