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Summary: A hidden gem with classic Italian dishes.

Nestled in Newport Beach, Sapori stands out with its Mediterranean-inspired setting and traditional Italian menu. A hidden gem since 1989, it boasts a variety of classic dishes like Penne Otero and veal scaloppini piccata. Despite its limited parking, this cozy spot near Balboa Island and Fashion Island has become a favorite for its well-executed pizza, fragrant dough, and carefully curated wine selection. A Mediterranean-style patio and bright interior complement the refined, yet comforting dining experience. Whether indulging in the chef’s signature pastas, fresh seafood, or a classic tiramisu, guests at Sapori are treated to an authentic taste of Italy. The service is attentive, and the wine list thoughtfully pairs Italian and California wines, including exclusive high-end labels, with the delicate and flavorful cuisine.


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1080 Bayside Dr, Newport Beach, CA 92660

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