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Welcome to Louies

Louie’s by the Bay is a modern Italian steakhouse located on the waterfront along picturesque Mariner’s Mile in Newport Beach. With a 180-degree view of Newport Bay, a warm elegant design, and exceptional service, Louie’s brings an unparalleled concept to Newport Beach. The restaurant is owned and operated by longtime restauratuer, Ron Salisbury of The Cannery Seafood of the Pacific and El Cholo fame. The menu features authentic charcuterie, unique fresh pastas, prime steaks and chops, and a truly exceptional wine list.

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Welcome to Louies
Ron Salisbury

Ron Salisbury
Owner

At 87, Ron Salisbury is a hospitality legend. Opening Louie’s by the Bay at 85, Ron feels this restaurant is his crown jewel. His entire life has been spent in the restaurant industry with his earliest memories from El Cholo and the past 20 years owning his sister restaurant across the bay, The Cannery. With seven decades of success, Ron is thrilled to invite you into Louie’s by the Bay to experience top notch food with exceptional service and views.

Markus Hagan

Markus Hagan
Executive Chef

Executive Chef Markus Hagan has a goal of bringing your palette down a journey through high-end modern Italian cuisine, while paying homage to old world flavors and styles. His strong relationship with his vendors ensures you’ll be enjoying the highest quality beef and seafood. He makes all of his pasta and sauces from scratch and has fallen in love with the Italian culture, beauty, and it’s robust cuisine from a young age. He spares no expense to bring this quality to your plate.

Daniel Guerrera

Daniel Guerrera
Bar Manager

Growing up in a Mexican household, rich in heritage, Daniel Guerrero was exposed to the delight of new spirits and unique fresh flavors from a young age. In his mid-20s he developed his taste and honed his skills in creating syrups, cordials and juices with fresh ingredients, much like his family had been for nearly 5 decades. Daniel has been heavily involved in the restaurant industry from a young age where he witnessed the love and passion that goes into creating new dishes and it is what inspired him to create cocktails based around certain flavor profiles. He brings these flavors to our bar at Louies!

Alyssa McDiarmid

Alyssa McDiarmid
Managing Director

Managing Director, Alyssa McDiarmid, came to Louie’s by the Bay upon opening to truly oversee the guest experience and team culture. She has been with 1923 Restaurant Group (Managing Director for Louie’s by the Bay and sister restaurant, The Cannery) for nearly a decade and she enjoys truly making a difference. Her professionalism and “can-do” attitude is exactly what the 1923 Restaurant Group embodies so there is no better person the lead the team at Louie’s by the Bay.

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