We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Il Farro

111 21st Pl, Newport Beach, CA 92663-4338
+1 949-723-5711
Website
Share
Save
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good26%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“farro” (31 reviews)
“pasta” (31 reviews)
“bread” (19 reviews)
Closed Now
Hours
CUISINES
Italian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
111 21st Pl, Newport Beach, CA 92663-4338
All Details
Write a Review
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
50
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
Reviews (207)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 197 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My wife, I, and two toddlers decided to eat here our first night in Newport Beach. No reservation, walked right in, was immediately greeted and allowed to seat ourselves and pick a table. With two jet-lagged toddlers at dinner time, we chose a booth, and...More

Thank MattttyK
Reviewed 5 days ago

I ordered the Linguini del Pescatore, it was horrendous. The only thing that I tasted was the mussels, they tasted like mud! There was only one piece of shrimp on the plate and about 20 mussels. I end up sending the whole thing back and...More

Thank ahill1964
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I were visiting Newport Beach and the Coastal area and some friends recommended Il Farro as a great place to get Italian food. We found a parking spot (not always easy) and both the restaurant and the beach. Wonderful food and great...More

Thank John M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Thought I would step out of my comfort zone of one of the tuna species. Decided to try their Vitello Marsala made with veal scallopini sauteed with Marsala wine, garlic, mushrooms, and capers sauce. Very pleased with the quiet environment in the Newport Beach community....More

Thank John W
Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

Short walk from the Newport Beach Hotel. Reasonably priced for good Italian food & service not to mention big portions. Would definitely recommend & bring an appetite!

1  Thank charbarry
Reviewed 21 June 2018

The photo on their website of the Cioppino looked so good but unfortunately it did not taste good at all. The muscles (green and black) were mushy and smelled too strongly fishy. I could not eat them. The rest of the seafood in the dish...More

Thank nadler
Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

Excellent chicken with pasta. Very good Minestrone. RESTAURANT: A Food quality B Value A Ambiance A Location A+ People watching A Staff B Service A Scene B Decor CLEAN OR DIRTY: A Utensils C Table and chairs (some dirty chairs) B Glassware

Thank james90211
Reviewed 28 April 2018 via mobile

Two families went for lunch after spending the morning on the beach. The service was excellent and lots of kid and gluten free options. Pata was homemade.

Thank 327annetter
Reviewed 8 April 2018

We made a reservation (week night). Don't think we needed it but the restaurant was busy & I'm sure in the summer you would need one. My spouse & I split 2 entrees, a crab/lobster ravioli and halibut. With the halibut we ordered vegetables as...More

Thank KHW94587
Reviewed 1 April 2018

They have a standard Italian menu, with the twist of specializing in faro grains. The dishes were all well prepared and tasty. Good for families.

Thank DundeeVino
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 18 hotels in Newport Beach
Newport Beach Hotel
256 reviews
.17 km away
Bay Shores Peninsula Hotel
647 reviews
.33 km away
Little inn By The Bay
163 reviews
.43 km away
Lido House, Autograph Collection
60 reviews
.89 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Dory Deli
88 reviews
.04 km away
The Crab Cooker
954 reviews
.13 km away
Seaside Bakery
83 reviews
.04 km away
Nearby Attractions
Balboa Village
169 reviews
.43 km away
Newport Beach Pier
233 reviews
.17 km away
The Ben Carlson Memorial Statue
9 reviews
.18 km away
Pirate House
7 reviews
1.01 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Il Farro staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 7 - US$ 29
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 111 21st Pl, Newport Beach, CA 92663-4338
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Newport Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 949-723-5711
  • E-mail
Description
Authentic Italian dishes focused on taste and quality, accompanied by the freshest signature cocktails and wine. Enjoy a romantic walk on the beach, watching the sunset, followed by a delicious casual meal at Il Farro, named for the hearty and delicious whole grain, farro, used in many coastal Italian dishes. We import ours directly from Italy, where it is farmed organically, low carb, low gluten, high in fiber and, best of all, tastes AMAZING! We also feature fabulous seafood dishes (we are steps from the ocean, after all) with halibut, salmon, mussels, clams, shrimp, calamari and more. Other dishes include steak, veal and chicken-enjoy with a specialty cocktail from our full bar, or a robust glass of wine. Finish your meal with one of our homemade desserts from tiramisu and gelato. Established in 1993 Il Farro Restaurant sits in the heart of the Newport Beach Peninsula, right by the Newport Pier. Its authentic European vibe has attracted a vast clientele of locals and tourists
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing