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Balboa Village

Balboa Penninsula, Newport Beach, CA
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Nice Visit

Balboa Village is a nice place to visit when you're in Newport Beach. The area is cute and fun, so... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
ELinsky2015
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Fort Wayne, Indiana
NICE!

This place was wonderful. I had such a great time. It is on my list of places to return to. Had... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
cakesinsations
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Bryson City, North Carolina
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good31%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“fun zone” (12 reviews)
“nice village” (2 reviews)
“summer town” (2 reviews)
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Hours Today: 11:00 - 22:00
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Balboa Penninsula, Newport Beach, CA
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1 - 10 of 135 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

Balboa Village is a nice place to visit when you're in Newport Beach. The area is cute and fun, so it's a must-visit in the area. Good for kids, families, couples.

Thank ELinsky2015
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place was wonderful. I had such a great time. It is on my list of places to return to. Had wonderful food and the people were very nice. Lots of things to do!

1  Thank cakesinsations
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

allot of little shops and things to do in the harbor area. I would do a couple of hours here if you have time.

Thank westvaner
Reviewed 13 August 2017

Lots of quaint shops and the prices are excellent. Enjoy strolling along from shop to shop. Beautiful place to visit during the holidays.

Thank Jeanniene
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

The combination of small Shops & Restaurants, Fun Zone, Harbor Tours, Whale Watching, Boat Rentals, & other attractions help make the 110-year old Balboa Village a popular destination for Locals & Tourists alike. The aging infrastructure is evident, & the lack of Parking is a...More

1  Thank ChanEvan
Reviewed 9 July 2017

It seems that it is easier to get around if you explore the village without a vehicle. We left ours in a parking lot near the Newport Beach Pier, and we took the ferry across to the island. Exploring Balboa Village was very enjoyable, especially...More

Thank Darren D
Reviewed 14 June 2017

Great to stroll around and shop or just people watch. Good for all ages to enjoy. Parking can be challenging.

Thank connieg83
Reviewed 30 May 2017

Nice spot to enjoy a walk and some people watching. Not much else of interest here for me just your typical beach souvenir shops and restaurants.

Thank Marty B
Reviewed 24 May 2017

Great area for boat lovers, yacht lovers or just sun lovers. Everything about Balboa is the perfect SoCal setting without the hustle and bustle that you might find at Mission Beach. Everything is within a short walk from shopping to affordable family dining and even...More

Thank ShellBell914
Reviewed 5 May 2017

Fun place to walk around. Several nice places to eat, drink or shop. Lots of banana stands. Nice to stroll around and look at the houses as well.

Thank Christy D
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