It’s no secret that Newport is home to a wonderfully diverse variety of world-class restaurants, from fine dining to deliciously casual.

The What’sUpNewp Crew has been keeping our eyes on what dishes really are a must for visitors and locals alike! Without further ado (because you’re going to have a lot of eating to get to) here’s 50 dishes and things to eat in Newport, RI asap!

Editor’s Note: Throwback: This story was originally published on September 16, 2015; it has been republished and is back due to popular demand.

*In Random Order

1 – Bacon Cheeseburger at Mission

Photo via Mission Newport

2 – Fried Clams at Flo’s

Photo via Flo’s Clam Shack

3 – Twin Lobster Rolls at Easton’s Beach Snack Bar

Photo via Easton’s Beach Snack Bar

4 – Summer Sushi at Clarke Cooke House

Photo via Clarke Cooke House

5 – Pad Thai at Salvation Cafe

Photo via Salvation Cafe

6 – Combo Platter at Smoke House

7 – Tallulah’s Tacos at Newport Folk/Jazz Festival or Farmers Market

Photo via Tallulah on Thames

8 – Spicy Cashew Ramen at Boru

Photo via Boru

9 – Lobster Croissant at Mooring

Photo via Yelp

10 – Mike’s Portuguese Clam Pasta at Brick Alley Pub

Photo via @markbnardo on Instagram


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