Newport Beach Restaurant Week is here and each of Newport Beach’s neighborhoods have some stand out restaurants participating in this week long celebration. Today we feature Newport Beach/Back Bay.
One of the largest coastal wetlands in Southern California, the Back Bay is comprised of the Newport Dunes and Upper Newport Bay Nature Preserve, home to hundreds of species of fish and birds. With its gentle hiking paths, cottages, campgrounds, and boat launches, the Back Bay provides a peaceful family retreat or romantic getaway, with a chance to observe nature without straying too far from the city.
Sapori Ristorante are all participating in the 6th Annual Newport Beach Restaurant Week. They are offering bargain gourmet 3 course prix-fixe menus at $15 or $20 for lunch and $30 or $40 for dinner. Winner of the 2010 Opentable.com Diners’ Choice Award, Back Bay Bistro is located at the entrance of the Back Bay at the Newport Dunes Resort. A retractable roof allows guests to dine year-round while enjoying a spectacular view of the bay. Bayside Restaurant specializes in American contemporary cuisine, fresh seafood, steaks, and chops. It boasts an extensive wine list offering over 500 selections from around the world and a terrace overlooking Newport Bay. A winner of the Wine Spectator’s Best of Award of Excellence, Bistro Le Crillon is a French Provencal restaurant offering signature house specialties like wild game and cassoulet, rare and fine wines, a full bar with liquors and cigars, as well the covered patio with a fire place. Sage offers a menu renowned for its creative American cuisine that ranges from fresh fish to lamb, a cozy atmosphere, and clientèle generally consisting of locals. Family owned and operated, Sapori Ristorante offers exquisite Italian cuisine at its finest with fine wines in red and white to complement any meal.