Five places to eat at the new Lido Marina

Five places to eat at the new Lido Marina

A few short years ago, Newport Beach’s Lido Marina Village was an aging and mostly abandoned — if not still-quaint — seaside retail destination.

Built in the early 1970s in the cozy style of the East Coast’s many pedestrian-centered marinas, it spent most of its life populated by boat rental businesses, small-town bookstores, beachfront snack stands and (in true West Coast style) one massive Polynesian restaurant.

But the development languished and fell empty during the recession, receiving a new life only now, thanks to a just-completed multi-million dollar revitalization effort that’s kept the beachy bones while turning Lido Marina Village into a spendy-chic dining and...

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