Explore Top Finds near Your Renaissance Hotel

Top Finds

Hand-picked recommendations from around the world.

Looking for Chinese street food in London? How about boutiques in Long Beach? Or a pop-up speakeasy in Chicago?

Throw away the guidebook and get connected to what the locals know. Whatever you want to experience on your trip, we’re plugged in and on hand to help you explore the neighborhood.

Our Navigators have curated a list of some of the most fascinating ‘must do’ experiences from each of our Hotels’ neighborhoods.

We’ve collected memorable must-sees for every one of our destinations around the globe, giving you the inside scoop on the best each Renaissance Hotel location has to offer.

Kang Ho Dong Baekjeong

Top-notch Korean barbeque that is worth the wait!
If you are craving Korean bbq, Kang Ho Dong Baekjeong is your place! Plan to arrive either right when they open or during off-peak hours to avoid the long lines, but after dining here, you'll understand the hype. Serving the highest quality meats (short rib that melts in your mouth), this establishment delivers delectable bbq dishes and you'll appreciate that the servers do the cooking for you.
Address: 14160 Culver Drive, Irvine, 92604, USA
Phone: +(949) 559 9678
Opening hours: Sunday-Thursday 11am-midnight; Friday-Saturday 11am-2am

Farmhouse at Roger's Gardens

Experience farm-to-table dining within Newport Beach's beautiful Roger's Gardens.
Enter this haven tucked in the middle of 7 acres of Newport's gorgeous Roger's Gardens. The open air café lends an escape from the everyday hustle and bustle and begs you to unwind, relax and indulge in seasonal dishes while sipping artisan refreshments. Favorites include height-of-the-season salads and any of Chef Mead's seafood dishes.
Address: 2301 San Joaquin Hills Road, Newport Beach, 92625, USA
Phone: +(949) 640 1415
Opening hours: Sunday-Thursday 11:30am-10pm; Friday-Saturday 11:30am-11pm

Electric Boat Rental

Cruise the waters in style by renting an electric boat in Newport Harbor.
Take in the view from the water with one of these easily controlled, snazzy electric boats that can accommodate up to 10 passengers. There are luxurious interiors and Bluetooth stereos for your leisurely tour, and you are welcome to pack nibbles from one of the nearby cafes to make your cruise around the harbor even more enjoyable.
Address: 3424 Via Oporto, Lido Marina Village, Newport Beach, 92663, USA
Phone: +(949) 612 8248

Milk + Honey

Need your caffeine fix? Visit this cozy organic coffee house with a boho-vibe for a sweet escape from the daily hustle.
Milk + Honey serves up organic coffee in creative concoctions such as their signature lavender or vanilla chai lattes. Sip one of their creations while enjoying the ambiance of their charming outdoor patio.
Address: 2981 Bristol Street, Costa Mesa, 92626, USA
Phone: +(714) 708 0092
Opening hours: Monday-Thursday 7am-10pm; Friday 7am-11pm; Saturday 8am-11pm; Sunday 8am-10pm
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Escape to Paris when you enter this authentic French bistro in the heart of Newport Beach.
Proprietor Laurent Vrignaud transports you to France, providing a Parisian experience at his bustling neighborhood bistro. Enjoy a selection of fresh baked pastries, charcuterie, rotisserie chickens, and a variety of cheeses in addition to an array of prepared foods, perfect for a picnic on the beach. For the ultimate French dish, try the Le Croque Monsier.
Address: 1000 N. Bristol Street, Newport Beach, 92660, USA
Phone: +(949) 474 0920
Opening hours: Monday-Thursday 7am-7pm; Friday-Saturday 7am-8pm; Sunday 8am-3pm