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327 Newport Center Dr. Send to Phone
THIS ESTABLISHMENT HAS CHANGED NAMES Bustling bistro in Newport Coast’s Fashion Island.


Lunch & Dinner Mon.-Sat., Brunch Sun.
Open late Thurs.-Sat.
  • Valet parking & parking lot
  • Dress code: Casual

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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED French 75 Bistro, Newport Beach, CA

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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED French 75 Bistro Restaurant Review

: THIS ESTABLISHMENT HAS CHANGED NAMES Located in Newport's Fashion Island mall, the former Rouge has been renamed French 75 Bistro. The interior is sumptuous, with fin de siècle artwork, Art Deco lighting and red and black accents everywhere. The menu features decent interpretations of French bistro food like short ribs à la bourguignon, roast chicken and grilled pork tenderloin. Seafood lovers should start with the pricey plateau de fruits de mer, a luxuriously stacked silver bowl filled with Pacific oysters, Gulf shrimp, king crab legs and ahi avocado tartare. The “steak frites” menu offers a choice between six cuts of beef and five different sauces, from peppercorn to Roquefort butter to the classic béarnaise. Don't miss the restaurant's trademark chocolate soufflé, which fairly oozes rivulets of Callebaut chocolate. A late-night menu is served Thursday through Saturday in the handsome red bar. The weekday happy hour from 4 p.m.-7 p.m. is also popular with Newport hipsters.

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