It’s beginning to look a whole lot more like the off-season around Newport, RI. Many restaurants have already permanently/temporarily closed or are preparing to do so over the next few weeks.

As of December 31st; we are sure there are a few more updates to come…

  1. @ The Deck – Closed until Spring.
  2. Atlantic Beach Club – Will close permanently on January 1, 2016
  3. Barking Crab – Waiting on confirmation of dates (were closed January 4th – February 5th in 2015)
  4. Belle’s Cafe – Closing on December 18th until mid March
  5. Benjamin’s – Closed January 4th for about two weeks for Winter Break.
  6. Black Pearl – Seasonally closed Jan. 3 to Feb 12.
  7. Bouchards – Will be closed from January 1st – January 28th for winter break.
  8. Cafe Zelda – Closed, will reopen in February under new ownership.
  9. Caleb & Broad – Closing down Tues Jan 26th and will re-open Friday Feb 5th.
  10. Canfield House – Closed permanently.
  11. Christie’s – Closed, unknown when/if they will reopen.
  12. Clarke Cooke House – Summer Sushi ends on September 27th
  13. Dockside – Closed until Spring.
  14. Flo’s in Middletown – Closed until Spring.
  15. Fluke – Closed 1/3 – 2/11
  16. Gas Lamp Grille –  Will close around 5pm on Sun. Jan. 3rd and reopen Fri. Jan. 8th at 5pm.
  17. Jade Cricket – Waiting on confirmation of dates (were closed January 5th – May 1st in 2015)
  18. Landing Restaurant- Closed until Spring.
  19. Lobster Bar – Closed until Spring.
  20. Marina Cafe & Pub – Closed until Spring.
  21. Midtown Oyster Bar – Will be closed Monday Jan. 4 through Wednesday Jan. 6. We will re-open at 4:00pm on Thursday Jan. 7th.
  22. Perry Mill Tavern  – Closed, will reopen in Spring 2016 under new ownership and name.
  23. Port Restaurant – Closed until Spring.
  24. Red Parrot – Will be closed from January 4th – January 14th for winter renovations.
  25. Revolving Door – Will be closed from January 1st – January 28th for winter break.
  26. Rhumbline – Closed, will reopen in Spring 2016 under new ownership.
  27. Scales & Shells – Will close on December 12th for approximately one month.
  28. Smokehouse – Closed until Spring.
  29. Tallulah on Thames – Closed January 4th – second week of February for winter break.
  30. Teas & Javas – Temporarily closed until further notice.
  31. Thames Street Burger Boys – Closed until further notice.
  32. Thames Street Kitchen – Will close permanently on January 1st.
  33. Yesterday and The Place – Closed permanently.

You can also count on the Lawn at Castle Hill, all patio’s (Black Pearl, 22 Portside, Pineapples By The Bay) and roof decks’s (Hotel Viking & Vanderbilt Grace) being closed until Spring 2016.

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