The Best of Newport Beach: Dining, Shopping, Galleries and more

Newport Beach is a jewel nestled on the California cost, watched by the wealthy and international trendsetters. With beautiful weather year-round and world famous beaches, artists, industry heads and celebrities like Lakers star Kobe Bryant reside in Newport Beach in some of the most spectacular ocean and bay-front homes on the West Coast. When visiting Newport Beach, the luxe activities are endless. From shopping to dining, scouting art to taking advantage of spas and sport, there is nothing like ending your day with a stroll along the 3.5 miles of Crystal Cove, or a boat ride on the Newport Harbor Bay. With world-renowned yacht, sport and social clubs, romantic evenings and sunny, scenic days, Newport Beach seems to have it all.

 With so many options, it’s almost impossible to leave here without finding exactly what you’ve always wanted.

Best Shopping

Fashion Island

401 Newport Center Drive

Newport Beach, CA 92660

(949) 721-2000

Fashion Island is Orange County’s premier coastal shopping experience, offering more than 200 specialty boutiques and prestigious department stores, including Neiman Marcus, Bloomingdale’s and Nordstrom. An array of fine and casual dining includes several restaurants exclusive to the area. At 1.5 million square feet with a breathtaking view overlooking looking the ocean, Fashion Island offers distinctive shopping and dining in a coastal resort setting, which draws more than 13 million visitors annually. Guests can also take in a series of custom-designed fountains and water features throughout the center, including a beautiful 20,000-gallon koi pond and a dramatic 45-foot water wall in the Atrium Court Garden. With so many options, it’s almost impossible to leave here without finding exactly what you’ve always wanted.

Best Health Food

True Food Kitchen Fashion Island

451 Newport Center Drive

Newport Beach, CA 92660

(949) 644-2400

True Food is Newport Beach’s hottest health food fare. Executive Chef Michael Stebner focuses on simplicity while executing his dishes with the freshest and most flavorful  quality nutritional ingredients. Proteins packed with vitamins and minerals are paired with hearty whole grains and vibrant fresh veggies and fruits. True Food offers a variety of vegan options as well as a mouthwatering list of natural refreshments. Dine inside or enjoy your meal on an outdoor banquet or long table. You can choose to sit beneath yellow canopies or take in the Newport sun in luxurious booths and chairs.