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Pizzeria Sapori

1080 Bayside Dr. (Jamboree Rd.) Send to Phone
Sapori Ristorante Italiano’s pizza-themed offshoot creates Neapolitan-style pies in a charming, casual setting.

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Pizzeria Sapori, Newport Beach, CA

Pizzeria Sapori Restaurant Review

: This cozy trattoria-style venue is technically attached to Newport Beach’s longstanding Sapori Ristorante Italiano. Yet touches like a separate exhibition kitchen and an intimate bar serving up glasses of wine and Italian cocktails enable it to stand out as its own entity. Guests can watch owner and executive chef Salvatore Maniaci and his team craft an assortment of fresh-made Neapolitan-style pizzas finished off in an 800-degree, wood-burning oven. The aromatics of the white oak that fuels the oven’s flames add a sense of depth to pizzas like the traditional margherita or the Noci white pie with Gorgonzola, speck and walnuts. Starters such as the homemade meatballs and the refreshing house-made burrata with shaved prosciutto and arugula are bites that should not be overlooked. The dessert menu features tiramisu and caramel cheesecake, although more adventurous types may want to indulge in a Nutella pizza with fresh seasonal fruit.


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