Il Farro History



Il Farro Restaurant sits in the heart of the Newport Beach Peninsula, right by the Newport Pear. Its authentic European vibe has attracted a vast clientele of locals and tourists for ten years and has made Il Farro one of the most unique and divine spots of Southern Italian specialties. Its cozy Italian atmosphere and its family-oriented service give our customers one of the best Italian experiences in all Orange County.

You can either sit out in the patio enjoying the ocean breeze or come inside to enjoy our warmly decorated dining room. Our dining room is decorated in a rustic Italian style and shares a mix of a classic yet romantic atmosphere perfect for any kind of special occasion.

The Maurici Brothers, Domenico and Michele, along with Vito, the main chef, are specialized in exceptional hand-made pastas, breads, desserts, and gelatos using farro as one of the main ingredients. However, there is more to Il Farro restaurant than the hubble grain the Maurici brothers discovered in their childhoods. Il Farro has a masterful way with Poultry and Meats, and specializes in fresh Seafood dishes.

Il Farro restaurant has received rave reviews from both local and nationwide literates of being one of the best rustic Italian style restaurant that evokes images of summertime at the Italian seaside.

Whether you are seeking a romantic table for two or a perfect place to celebrate a special moment with your family and friends, Il Farro has what it takes to transform your evening into a memorable occasion.

Come and visit us in the beautiful Balboa Peninsula, enjoy the sunset and all the amenities that the beach, only few yards away, will bring to you and your companions. Located in Newport Beach, by the Newport Pier between 22nd and 21st Street.