Balboa Island Hotel 127 Agate Ave, Newport Beach, CA92662 This three-room B&B is located just minutes from the ferry going to the Balboa Peninsula and back. It's a 15 - 20…More minute walk to the one main street on the island, but it is a very pleasant walk. Be sure to book ahead as it is the only hotel on the island. The prices are reasonable.
Mary Hardesty Realty 108 Agate Ave, Newport Beach, CA92662 Located on beautiful Balboa Island, Mary Hardesty Realty is located 30 seconds from the ferry that takes people to and…More from the Balboa Peninsula. Hardesty and her assistant, Erika, are the two brokers there. They have been serving clients' needs on the island and the area since 1971.
Class of 47 209 Palm St, Newport Beach, CA92661 This bar next to the Balboa Island Ferry was named after the graduating class of founder, Dominic Restivo, Sr. It's been…More a staple in Balboa for decades. The interior is lined with movie-poster prints and NASCAR paraphernalia.
Azar's Gourmet Pizza 309 Palm St, Newport Beach, CA92661 This pizza place is in the center of Balboa Island, next to the Balboa Ferry. Offering homestyle Italian cooking since…More 1975 and open daily, the restaurant serves pizza, sandwiches, pastas and salads.
Picante Martin's Mexican Restaurant 320 Marine Ave, Newport Beach, CA92662 Rare among Mexican restaurants, Picante Martin's Authentic Mexican Food serves breakfast (machaca plate and chorizo) but…More it doesn't stop there. Visit this reliable spot for tortas, tacos, burritos and combination plates—and American sandwiches too, if you must. The setup is informal: order at the counter and then find a table inside. The restaurant is in the middle of the main shopping district in Balboa Island. Bonus: riding the ferry to get there.