Rothschild's Restaurant
Rothschild's Restaurant

Rothschild's Restaurant

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.rothschildscdm.com/
  • Phone: (949) 673-3750
  • Hours of Operation:
    Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:00AM - 3:00PM

    Dinner: Monday - Friday: 5:00PM - 10:00PM

    Saturday: 4:00PM - 10:00PM
    Sunday: 4:00PM - 9:30PM
  • Payment Options: AMEX,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Continental, Italian
  • Dress Code: Business Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Counter Seating, Delivery, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Takeout, Wine
  • Catering: Our professional serving staff will bring everything to your next event. Whether you are planning a buffet dinner or prefer sit-down service, we"ll take care of all the details so you can enjoy your own party.
  • Private Party Facilities: Please contact or manager to discuss your event needs. We have private rooms to accommodate groups of 10 to 40 people.
    The Wine Cellar seats up to 18 guests and has a private entrance. The Library seats up to 24 and features an opperable skylight.
  • Private Party Contact: Banquet Manager 9496733750x

Getting there

  • Cross Street: MacArthur Blvd.
  • Parking: Valet
A word from Rothschild's Restaurant
Established in 1977, our restaurant has become a favorite landmark for locals and visitors alike. The lively bar tables are great for people watching and the Wine Cellar is ideal for private occasions.

The Chef has daily specials that are sure to entice your palate. Seasonal fresh fish, Osso Bucco over fettuccine, handmade raviolis, apricot-glazed baked brie, Godiva chocolate torte, yum!
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Rothschild's Restaurant reviews from OpenTable diners
49 reviews since July 31, 2014
Overall Rating4.3
  • Food4.2
    Service4.5
  • Ambiance4.3
    Noise LevelModerate
93% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
neighborhood gem (27)romantic (26)special occasion (23)fit for foodies (13)notable wine list (13)great for lunch (7)vibrant bar scene (3)good for groups (3)late-night find (3)great for brunch (2)hot spot (1)Show More
  • Consistently Excellent
    CDMdinersVIP
    Dined on 11/24/2014
    The food is great, the service is outstanding, and you can have a conversation without having to shout.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Rothschilds
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 11/16/2014
    Rich but tasty Italian cuisine. Service was exceptional. Bring strong appetites.
    Special Features:
    notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • As good as always!
    josephnlVIP
    Dined on 11/15/2014
    Rothschild's has been a Corona del Mar neighborhood gem since the late 1970's It remains as good as ever. The ambiance is perfect....old world elegant, quiet with soft music, and comfortable in every way. The cocktails and food are terrific...nothing adventurous, but always delicious, dependable, and well prepared. The service is outstanding...always warm, professional and competent. We love Rothschild's. It's truly a gem!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Dinner
    Hungry123VIP
    Dined on 11/14/2014
    Food was delicious and the service outstanding. The manager accommodated our table choice and the portions are exceptional. The Hay and Straw and the salmon dinners were right on target. The garlic bread was very good too.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • disappointed
    foodie
    Dined on 11/14/2014
    Our appetizers were great. My salad was served over dressed. We ordered the Fillet most expensive item on menu the meat was good the sauce smothered the steak and unexceptional. We also ordered the special Orange roughy, it was extremely fishy tasted old and we ultimately decided not to eat it. Our sides of pasta were wonderful. Opinion order the pasta only for main course we were disappointed in our dinners.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, romantic
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Fantastic
    foodie92661
    Dined on 11/9/2014
    The wife and I rolled through after a recommendation from a good friend. Landed up being quite the decision. We had the escargot which was moderately priced, cesaer salad, and garlic bread to start. The wife had the veil with lingonberry sauce and a side of their pasta of the day. It was awesome! I landed up having the cannelloni which was equally awesome. We finished up the meal with come canolis and a little ice cream thing which were all amazing!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • disappointing
    toofat
    Dined on 11/2/2014
    taste and quality of food at this price was very disappointing. My noodles in whatever I had (it was not memorable) had the texture of microwave noodles - I did not recognize it as linguini? I would not recommend this restaurant.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 10/31/2014
    My wife and I plan to return. The food and service were excellent. Parking was the only negative.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • DanBVIP
    Dined on 10/25/2014
    Dinner was enjoyable, the waitress was great, the atmosphere was very nice, and the food is good, but not quite worth the price.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • DougZVIP
    Dined on 10/8/2014
    Been dining at Roth child's since they opened many moons ago. Always the same truly great food and experience. Wine list is priced to enjoy. Food always wows me and my guests. Ambiance is perfect for a conversation. Service is attentive but unrushed. The is no place as good in Orange County.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Birthday dinner
    Eat2Live
    Dined on 9/28/2014
    I wanted to take my husband for an Italian dinner and checked your reviews and settled upon Rothschild's in Newport. Sad to say the meal was not memorable. My veal Rothschild was adequate at best. I could taste the breading and the berry sauce was overwhelming. The veal was overcooked . My husband fared better with the other veal dish. The potatoes were good and the vegetables were cooked properly.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Joniviews
    Dined on 9/16/2014
    Small quiet dining room, great food, perfect for a special lunch
    Special Features:
    great for lunch, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Sorry I am not a regular
    BlondeFoodie4Sure
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    Food was nothing to write home about ok is the best I can say. The best thing were the blue cheese stuffed olives for sure! Our wait staff tried but it was clear they wanted us in & out because we were not regulars! Uncomfortable the entire night! They brought us our check before we even received our martinis!
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • We love Rothschilds!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008VIP
    Dined on 9/12/2014
    One of our walk-to neighborhood favorites. Intimate, the food is always superb, the staff very attentive.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Reliably Wonderful!
    Harborview
    Dined on 9/6/2014
    We have had many wonderful special occasion family dinners here over the past 20 years. It is a cozy, neighborhood spot which continues to have wonderful service, reliably outstanding food and a small, but fabulous, bar. We love this restaurant and hope it doesn't change anything.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Charsky
    Dined on 9/3/2014
    This is my new favorite restaurant to dine with my fiancé and with my girlfriends.
    Special Features:
    late-night find, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Great Food! Great Service!
    dbsdinig
    Dined on 8/10/2014
    It was the first time my friend had dined at Rothchilld's in a very long time and she was pleasantly surprised at the quality of the food and the wonderful wine list. We shared one of the crab/ seafood cake appetizers (It comes with two large patties per order)- which was fabulous! The reduction sauce was superb! Accompanied by their delicious garlic bread for dipping! Then we each ordered the lobster salad.. Quite a nice amount of steamed lobster served on a bed of mixed greens with the dressing on the side..just divine! We were celebrating BOTH of our birthdays.. and just loved the home made tiramisu they prepared for us!! We will certainly enjoy this restaurant again!!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, late-night find, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Always good!
    TeriVIP
    Dined on 8/6/2014
    Rothchild's is consistently good and the service was good, too. Thanks Maureen for making it a nice evening.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Always Excellent Food
    FoodiesVIP
    Dined on 8/6/2014
    We love coming to this restaurant for great food and service. They are very attentive with their customers. The fried ravioli, salmon dish and lobster ravioli are fabulous. The meringue ice cream pie with warm chocolate sauce is not to be missed. It's an old Newport Beach stand by!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • LindaG
    Dined on 8/5/2014
    We enjoyed everything about the restaurant. The service and food was excellent. Would most certainly return
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, great for lunch
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Ratings-Only Reviews
    Based on 29 ratings-only reviews submitted since July 31, 2014
    • Overall Rating4.3
    • Food4.2
    • Ambiance4.3
    • Service4.4
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The following 260 reviews are from the Rothschild's Restaurant reviews archive.
  • Pleasantly Surprised
    Terri
    Dined on 7/19/2014
    This was our first visit to Rothchild's, so we had no expectations. What we found was a wonderful dining experience with amazing food and great service. The atmosphere was very nice and we thoroughly enjoyed our evening. We will definitely go back as there were so many great choices on the menu.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, great for lunch
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Wine and Great Good
    TrifectaVIP
    Dined on 7/11/2014
    We thoroughly enjoyed our dinner at Rothschild's. The service was impeccable and the food was really delicious. The atmosphere is very romantic but it is not stuffy. You can be dressed casually or fancy. They have a great Happy Hour menu too!
    Special Features:
    romantic
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Chardonnay
    ChardonnayVIP
    Dined on 7/11/2014
    Limited menu - too many items in one dish (beef, chicken, seafood), cream seems to be in all sauces. Limited wine by glass. Servers recite long specials even when food choices are expressed (i.e., only seafood). Friendly place, nice atmosphere.
    Special Features:
    late-night find, neighborhood gem
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Not Really "Fine Dining"
    OpenTable Diner Since 2006VIP
    Dined on 7/2/2014
    I am usually wary of restaurants with "Barkers." Now I need to add another "warning" to my list. I should stay away from restaurants that actually place a sign outside that says "Fine Dining." If someone continuously tells you that the are "this" or "that", it may be a sign that they are compensating for something that they are truly not. The sign that says "Fine Dining" will now tell me that this is a place that charges too much for what they give you. The service was friendly, but the staff constantly complained about how difficult the night was. The person taking our wine order knew nothing about the wine (she had not had any of the cheap $50 bottles it in a long time). They try to Up-sell a lot.
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  • OpenTable Diner Since 2008VIP
    Dined on 6/23/2014
    Love this place! Had amazing copper river salmon! Yum!!!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent dining
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 6/21/2014
    The food was delicious and the dining experience was excellent.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Class & distinction
    Kirkleap
    Dined on 6/18/2014
    The small & quaint setting is warm & inviting. The service was exceptional. The food was very good. The minestrone was the best I've ever had. Sorry Mom ! Definitely old school but still very enjoyable.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • disney
    Dined on 6/16/2014
    A very good evening of fine food and excellent service. Would certainly recommend this restaurant to all who wish an excellent dinner.
    Special Features:
    special occasion, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Great Service and Food!
    markVIP
    Dined on 6/13/2014
    The many positive reviews did not lead us astray... The food was great - the service even better. It was quite noisy the night that we dined, but it seemed like this was not always the case. However, the dining rooms are small, so it could be noisy. Do what we did, and enjoy the people you are with and block everything else out. The food, and especially the service more than made up for a bit of energy. You MUST have the garlic bread!
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Expected great and got it!
    JosephInOz
    Dined on 5/23/2014
    Visit OC from Texas a few times a year and always make a visit to Rothchilds for dinner. Always very friendly service and great food. Consistent quality and service.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Bait and switch
    Disappointed
    Dined on 5/22/2014
    Made reservation solely in response to email that said they had Copper River Salmon. Called morning of reservation to confirm they had the salmon. Assured they had it. Shocked that night when told they ran out of the salmon the night before. Should have left. Food pedestrian, loud and cramped in restaurant. Won't be returning.
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Lunch with Friends
    Katpicks
    Dined on 5/22/2014
    This is my favorite "lunch with girlfriends" restaurant. Great for celebrating birthdays, too. The service is great and you can take your time and enjoy catching up with friends. The food is consistently delicious. The ambiance is warm, the dining room fairly intimate, and you can have a conversation without raising your voice to be heard over noise bouncing off walls and ceilings (My pet peeve about some larger restaurants.)
    Special Features:
    special occasion, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Still going strong
    Luv2dine
    Dined on 5/20/2014
    Rothchild's is one of my favorite restaurants. 5 star service and food. Wine list is amazing, you can't get a bad glass of wine at Rothchild's. Happy Hour is the best kept secret in Corona del Mar/Newport Beach.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Great Place, but Not Tonight
    3himalayansVIP
    Dined on 5/19/2014
    Just an off night for an outstanding local resturant that I really like. It won't affect my return, as every resturant has their off night.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, romantic, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • 3rd Time Visit!
    Charsky
    Dined on 5/17/2014
    This is my new favorite restaurant - especially since the Ritz closed!!! Celebrated my friend's 65th birthday with a small group a week ago and we were treated very well! Lisa was a wonderful and attentive server. Saturday I took my fiancé, who is a very picky eater for dinner, and he loved his meal and the ambiance. Alex was our server and he was fabulous! I will make sure to dine at this wonderful restaurant often!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Still a Gem...
    Harborview
    Dined on 4/20/2014
    For years Rothschild's has been my family's "go to" place for fine dining on special occasions and will remain so. The friendly staff, outstanding food and ability to accommodate special requests makes this place one of my favorites, anywhere.
    Special Features:
    Kid-Friendly, Fit For Foodies, Romantic, special occasion, Scenic View, Neighborhood Gem, Notable Wine List
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Birthday dinner
    Glenn
    Dined on 4/10/2014
    Just lovely food, lovely atmosphere, outstanding service and in the neighborhood! What's not to love?
    Special Features:
    good for groups, vibrant bar scene, romantic, neighborhood gem, great for lunch, special occasion
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Perfect size
    GeorgeVIP
    Dined on 4/10/2014
    This is a great small restaurant with terrific food. You can actually hear yourself talk. Their salmon was as good as it gets and the side of Romano pasta simply delicious.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent service!
    Spirited1
    Dined on 4/7/2014
    I took my friend for a birthday lunch. We were treated special from the time we walked in. We were given a warm reception. They showed us to a quaint little table. The server knew we were two chatty girls so she gave us plenty of time to visit and get caught up. When she shared about the menu, she made everything sound so inviting. Each item we ordered was spectacular. It was a perfect meal from start to finish and made for a wonderful birthday lunch.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, great for lunch, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Our experience at Rothschild's
    Jenny
    Dined on 3/23/2014
    We have been to Rothschild's many times, but usually for lunch. As always, the food was wonderful, as expected. Our server, Starla, was outstanding. She knew everything there was to know about the menu and was helpful in our selection of appetizers, salads, and entrees. She was attentive to every need, yet didn't hover---perfect. We had a great time and will probably return in a week or two when we house guests staying with us.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, notable wine list, romantic, great for lunch, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet