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Spaghetti Bender

6204 W Coast Hwy, Newport Beach, CA 92663-1924
+1 949-645-0651
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Overview
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good21%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“house salad” (4 reviews)
“bread” (7 reviews)
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6204 W Coast Hwy, Newport Beach, CA 92663-1924
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1 - 10 of 91 reviews

Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

Everything is always amazing at The Bender! The bred and soup is fantastic. Great wine selection with a full bar.

Thank Pamela E
Reviewed 9 December 2017 via mobile

Staying in the best western next door we thought this was ideal as we love Italian food.we waited in a nicely decorated enclosed outdoor terrace with bar and cushioned furniture while food was being made for take away. We were not even given utensils or...More

Thank j a
Reviewed 2 October 2017

When a restaurant has been around this many years, it has to be good. Locals and visitors will enjoy old school Italian dishes with excellent and friendly service. You will have a nice selection of wine including a carafe of Chianti. The famous house salad...More

Thank Gerry R
Reviewed 27 July 2017

The Spaghetti Bender provides a comfortable dining area with a nice selection of Italian dishes. The portions are generous and the staff is quite friendly.

Thank E D
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

Jackson was our server. He was polite and very attentive. The food was great! Especially the gnocchi.

Thank 641dustys
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

My friends family have frequented this restaurant for years so I was pleased when it lives up to their review. Our waiter, Jack, was attentive and remember them by name. That's impressive. The minestrone soup was the best I've ever had, loved the salad and...More

Thank F2479DYlindaw
Reviewed 10 April 2017

We've been frequenting this establishment for over FORTY years! Papa Lorenzo did a marvelous job molding this restaurant to his tastes and expectations. One of our favorite menu items bears his name. If you're a hungry sort, order Papa's Combination. But, you may be quite...More

Thank fvpickler
Reviewed 6 March 2017

Recommended by our hotel clerk and it was definitely a good choice. Gluten free pasta, portions huge (almost too much), really good lasagna, good wine, service was excellent, music great. We really enjoyed our time there.

Thank Karenvh2014
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Nice tucked in Italian Restaurant with modern dishes, Best location is the outdoor patio and bar area. Shrimp pasta dishes are great and you'll be boxing up for the next day

Thank Donald L
Reviewed 27 November 2016

We just had dinner at the Recommended --- Spaghetti Bender. We were there for dinner. We loved it and will go back again. It was romantic inside, played beautiful Sinatra music, dimly lit, nice bar, nice cocktails, good Server. Very friendly. I love the place...More

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Marilynn_11
11 November 2016|
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Response from 23Traveler | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure about the corkage fee. I know we had wine with dinner, don't remember the wine list.
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mae808
3 November 2016|
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Response from 23Traveler | Reviewed this property |
I don't remember a banquet room. I would check with them directly.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 18 - US$ 30
Cuisine
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
4:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Monday
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Tuesday
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Wednesday
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Thursday
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Friday
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Saturday
4:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6204 W Coast Hwy, Newport Beach, CA 92663-1924
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Newport Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 949-645-0651
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