Balboa Pier, Newport Beach

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  • This area has so many little restaurants and specialty stores. It is a very nice area to go walking or biking.  more »
  • The pier is free, not that long and is easy to walk. There isn’t that much to do other than admire the views and enjoy the weather. There is a restaurant at the end but between the bird crap, homeless...  more »
  • Nice quiet pier. There's a restaurant at the end. We didn't eat there but it looked to be a nice, casual burger place with malts...everyone had malts.  more »
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  • One of Orange Counties nicest piers as it is well maintained and the general area is very nice. Surrounded by popular restaurants, bars, pubs and specialty shops, also the beach, a lovely little Park and a fresh fish market. This pier is a hub for locals and visitors, a meeting place for thousands visiting this lovely Peninsula. The pier is clean, very inviting. The front building is very stately; fitting for this upscale trendy yet casual environment. You will definitely enjoy your visit!
  • Best place to go for amazing sunset views. Plenty of parking in the late afternoon that isn't expensive -- well lit so it feels safe. At the end of the pier you can see dolphins and seals splashing around.
  • Perfect spot for a burger and a beautiful sunset. The sun sets right over Catalina island making it an absolutely beautiful view. When we were staying in the area we spent almost every sunset there.
  • The pier is nice and you could relax at the end of it and take a coffee at Ruby's. There are always fisherman's and sometimes you could see sea lions or dolphins. The beach is wonderful too. Ruby's doesn't have a bathroom so you need to go at the beginning of the pier
  • Fun place to see the ocean. Clean and easy to get to. Bathroom offers no privacy so go before you get there.

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