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Avila's El Ranchito

2800 Newport Blvd, Newport Beach, CA 92663-3724
+1 949-675-6855
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good47%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“chicken soup” (11 reviews)
“taco” (15 reviews)
“fajitas” (7 reviews)
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Mexican, Latin, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly
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2800 Newport Blvd, Newport Beach, CA 92663-3724
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This Newport staple has a cool vibe, especially when the weather is nice and all the windows are open. As far as the food is concerned I give it a 7 out of 10 for Mexican food. Not the best there is but well above...More

Thank hineconsult
Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

This place is our family favorite. Food is amazing at every location but the one in Newport is best. It’s not as tight and claustrophobic as the others. Best soup you can find.

Thank Debbie R
Reviewed 23 June 2018 via mobile

Great chicken tortilla soup! Enjoyed the tacos. Great recommendation from staff. Pleasant atmosphere during lunch.

Thank Goose G
Reviewed 18 June 2018

always great mexican food for 40 years now. Beans are homemade and fresh and salsa is their own. Good for breakfast, lunch or dinner. They are expanding the outdoor area and service is always good

Thank TheresaSoCal
Reviewed 8 June 2018 via mobile

The fresh chips and salsa are excellent! I ordered the steak fajitas and my husband had the carne asada. Everything from the flour tortillas, grilled veggies to the guacamole was very good.

Thank Sheila A
Reviewed 2 April 2018

Dropped in on a lark and wasn't disappointed. Cool older building with the best collection of lamps you'll ever see. Food was great as well. Parking is a bit of a challenge as one would expect from central location.

Thank Jeff S
Reviewed 29 January 2018

If you love great Mexican food, margaritas, and a beachy location, this is the place for you. My favorite dish Avila's Mexican-style chicken soup. It's a huge portion, really a meal in itself and very healthy. There is a small private parking lot so you...More

Thank Bruce_Baumbush
Reviewed 22 January 2018

Avilas is a great place to hang out for Happy Hour and also any other time of the day. Their breakfasts are great and on a Sunday that have free soups included when you order an entree. They have TV's in their bar area to...More

Thank BlueEdgeDiver
Reviewed 22 December 2017

Chefs at this Mexican restaurant know how to prepare the real deal Mexican dishes. From the red and warm green tomatillo salsas with fresh warm chips, to the best on the planet chicken soup, to the Carnitas tostada to the burrito - everything was so...More

Thank JoyceA926
Reviewed 9 December 2017

Being me, I know Mexican and Tex-Mex food pretty well. The food here was above average good. I had carnitas (pork) which was good, the charro style beans were good, but their rice didn't cut it for me. The guacamole and salsa were fantastic and...More

Thank sota701
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
9:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2800 Newport Blvd, Newport Beach, CA 92663-3724
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Newport Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 949-675-6855
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