Chris Moore’s Personal Favorites:  Dining in Newport Beach

Chris Moore’s Personal Favorites: Dining in Newport Beach

Today, we're exploring the food scene in Newport Beach with Chris Moore. Chris has curated a list of his top five favorite spots in the area – places that not only serve up mouthwatering dishes but also deliver impeccable service and a welcoming ambiance.
Chris' recommendations are sure to satisfy even the most discerning palates. So sit back, relax, and let's explore the culinary delights that Newport Beach has to offer through the expert eyes of Chris Moore. Let the feasting begin!

Since 1951, Crab Cooker has been a seafood destination, offering the finest Pacific-caught Dungeness crab, Alaskan king crab legs, and a variety of other seafood delights. Their unique method of mesquite broiling, passed down through generations, enhances the natural flavors of quality seafood. With locations in Newport Beach and Tustin, Crab Cooker invites guests to experience their passion for serving the world's best seafood.

’A’ Restaurant , NEWPORT BEACH

Originally a humble roadside diner, the restaurant evolved over the decades, attracting patrons with its diverse offerings of steak, seafood, and French cuisine. Despite its transformation in appearance and menu, its dedication to customer service and community remains steadfast.
Under the guidance of Chef Robert Gomez and his team, the restaurant now presents a seasonally-inspired, contemporary American menu. Emphasizing relationships with local farms and purveyors, the menu features sophisticated dishes that blend flavors of land and sea. Whether it's a cozy dinner for two or a lively gathering, A's warm and inviting atmosphere provides the perfect backdrop for an unforgettable dining experience.


If you're on the lookout for a dining experience that perfectly combines contemporary California regional cuisine with a vibrant ambiance, look no further than the restaurants brought to you by Partners JC Clow, William Lewis, and Chef Yvon Goetz. With locations in Newport Beach and Tustin, these establishments offer an unforgettable culinary journey inspired by the charm of wine country. Their commitment to excellence has earned them the prestigious title of "Restaurateurs of the Year" and multiple "Restaurant of the Year" accolades. Don't miss out on the chance to savor their cutting-edge dishes in a hip and sophisticated setting!

If you're in search of a charming dining experience in Corona del Mar, Five Crowns might be the place for you. This cozy steakhouse is a delightful replica of one of England's oldest country inns, complete with warm hospitality, cozy fireplaces, and authentic antiques. Step into a world of period paintings and enjoy the sunlit Greenhouse and vibrant English garden.
At Five Crowns, you can expect nothing less than award-winning food and wine paired with exceptional service. Since 1965, this restaurant has been a beloved dining destination, known for its distinctive style and commitment to excellence. 

Since opening its doors in 2007, Bear Flag has consistently drawn crowds, a testament to their commitment to quality. Renowned for their freshness, Bear Flag takes pride in owning and operating their own seafood processing and distribution facility in Costa Mesa. Every day, fresh seafood arrives at their facility, where it is expertly processed and then distributed to their various locations.
Whether you're looking to impress friends and family with perfectly cut fresh salmon filets, craving some fresh kabobs, or planning a special night with ready-to-go oysters, Bear Flag has you covered. A recommendation from Chris is the Ahi Poke, that comes with fresh chips. 

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