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Land of Instagram-worthy floors and super-stylish health foodies, Cafe Gratitude, is expanding. With three SoCal locations that include Larchmont, Venice, and the recently-opened Arts District (they also operate vegan Mexican joint Gracias Madre on Melrose), the plant-based hangout is taking its delicious bites to Newport Beach.
Eater LA reports that the eatery is going fancy for its OC debut: "Named simply Gratitude, the finer dining option in Newport Beach will still rely on Dreux Ellis' cooking and Jason Eisner's cocktail program, but will go more upscale in its approach. That means larger format dinner plates and a more formal white tablecloth appeal. The restaurant is situated at one of the many new mixed-use spots going up in the area, this one called Castaways Commons on Westcliff Drive."
Gratitude Newport Beach is projected to open late 2015. And heads up, it's less than 10 minutes away from Fashion Island!