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Steaks • Pastas • Craft Spirits

About Louie’s by the Bay

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 a collaboration between two legendary restaurateurs, Ron Salisbury of El Cholo and The Cannery, and Piero Selvaggio of Valentino’s in Santa Monica. The menu will feature authentic charcuterie and antipasti, unique pastas, prime steaks and chops, and a truly exceptional wine list. Open for dinner nightly, with a lively and late-night cocktail scene.


Sunday-Thursday: 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Friday-Saturday: 5:00 PM to 10:00 PM


1923 Restaurant Group COVID-19 Statement

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How friendships inspired legendary restaurateurs Ron Salisbury and Piero Selvaggio to open Louie’s by the Bay in Newport Beach
Restaurateurs Ron Salisbury and Piero Selvaggio have teamed up to open Louie’s by the Bay hoping it will become ‘the heartbeat of the community.’

The Final Days of Valentino, LA’s Most Iconic Italian Restaurant
Piero Selvaggio, the consummate host and restaurateur, looks back on a legendary run in Santa Monica

El Cholo owner to take over closed Ritz restaurant in Newport Beach
The owner of the El Cholo restaurants in Southern California said he has signed a lease to take over the closed The Ritz Prime Seafood space in Newport Beach.

Ron Salisbury and Piero Selvaggio Team Up to Open Louie’s by the Bay in Newport
The industry legends are breathing new life into the space along Mariner’s Mile where The Ritz once stood.

Piero Selvaggio is closing Valentino and opening a restaurant in Newport Beach
Restaurateur Piero Selvaggio has announced that he will close Valentino, his Santa Monica Italian restaurant, at the end of the year.


2801 W. Coast Hwy.
Newport Beach, CA 92663