Newport Restaurants
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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 February 7th, 2016:

This story may be updated as more or new information is received

  • @ The Deck | 1 Waite’s Wharf | Phone: 401-846-3600
    • Closed until Spring 2016
  • 22 Bowen’s Wine Bar and Grille | Bowen’s Wharf | Phone: 401-841-8884
    • Open throughout Winter
  • 99 Restaurant & Pub | 199 J.T. Connell Highway | Phone: 401-849-9969
    • Open throughout Winter
  • A -1 Pizza Of Newport | 306 Broadway | Phone: 401-849-2213
    • Open throughout Winter
  • Atlantic Beach Club | 55 Purgatory Road | Phone: 401-847-2750
    • Closed permanently on January 1st, 2016.
  • Barking Crab | 151 Swinburne Row | Phone: 401-846-2722
    • Waiting on confirmation of dates (were closed January 4th – February 5th in 2015)
  • Belles Cafe | at Newport Shipyard
    • Closed on December 18th until mid March
  • Benjamin’s Raw Bar | 254 Thames Street | Phone: 401-846 8768
    • Closed January 4th, 2016 until January 22nd, 2016.
  • Black Pearl | Bannister’s Wharf | Phone: 401-846-5264
    • Closed Jan. 3 to Feb 12.
  • Bouchards | 505 Thames Street | Phone: 401-846-0123
    • Will be closed from January 1st – January 28th for winter break.
  • Brick Alley Pub | 140 Thames Street | Phone: 401-849-6334
    • Closed February 7th – 11th. Reopens at 5pm on Friday, February 12th.
  • Buskers Irish Pub & Restaurant | 178 Thames Street | Phone:401-846-5856
    • Open throughout the Winter.
  • Cafe Zelda | 528 Thames Street | Phone: 401-849-4002
    • Closed, will reopen under same name/new ownership in February/March
  • Caleb & Broad | 162 Broadway | Phone: 401-619-5955
    • Closing down Tues Jan 26th and will re-open Friday Feb 5th.
  • Canfield House | 5 Memorial Boulevard | Phone: 401-847-0416
    • Permanently closed.
  • Castle Hill Inn and Restaurant | 590 Ocean Drive | Phone: 401-849-3800
    • Closed from New Year’s until January 22nd, 2016..
  • Celtica | 95 Long Wharf | Phone: 401-847-4770
    • Open throughout the Winter.
  • Christie’s | 14 Perry Mill Wharf | Phone: 401-846-8018
    • Closed. Unknown when/if they will reopen.
  • Clarke Cooke House Restaurant | Bannister’s Wharf | Phone:401-849-2900
    • Open throughout the Winter.
  • Corner Cafe | 110 Broadway | Phone: 401-846-0606
    • Open throughout the Winter.
  • Diegos | 11 Bowens Wharf | Phone: 401-619-2640
    • Open throughout the Winter.
  • Fastnet Irish Pub | 1 Broadway | Phone: 401-845-9311
    • Open throughout the Winter.
  • Fifth Element | 111 Broadway | Phone: 41-619-2552
    • Closed January 2nd until January 13th.
  • Flo’s in Middletown | Wave Avenue
    • Closed until Spring 2016.
  • Fluke | 41 Bowen’s Wharf | Phone: 401-849-7778
    • Closed 1/3 – 2/11
  • Forty 1 North | 351 Thames Street | Phone: 401-846-8018
    • Open throughout the Winter.
  • Franklin Spa | 229 Spring Street | Phone: 401-847-3540
    • Open throughout the Winter.
  • Gary’s Handy Lunch | 462 Thames Street | Phone: 401-847-9480
  • Closed January 5th -12th.
  • Gas Lamp Grille | 206 Thames Street | Phone: 401-845-9300
    • Will close around 5pm on Sun. Jan. 3rd and reopen Fri. Jan. 8th at 5pm.
  • Griswold’s Tavern | 103 Bellevue Avenue | Phone: 401-846-4660
    • Open throughout the Winter.

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  • HOPE | 10 Broadway | Phone: 401-849-6646
    • Unknown
  • Hungry Monkey | 124 Broadway | Phone: 401-619-4433
    • Open throughout the Winter.
  • Jade Cricket | 472 Thames Street | Phone: 401-842-0300
    • Closed until Spring.
  • Jimmy’s Saloon | 37 Memorial Boulevard | Phone: 401-846-5121
    • Open throughout the Winter.
  • Jo’s Bistro | 24 Memorial Boulevard | Phone: 401-847-5506
    • Open throughout the Winter.
  • La Forge Casino | 186 Bellevue Avenue | Phone: 401-847-0418
    • Open throughout the Winter.
  • Landing | 30 Bowen’s Wharf | Phone: 401-847-4514
    • Closed until Spring 2016
  • Lobster Bar | 31 Bowen’s Wharf | Phone: 401-619-2890
    • Closed until Spring 2016.
  • Lorusso’s Cafe | 580 Thames Street | Phone: (401) 619-8080
    • Open throughout the Winter.
  • Lucia Italian Restaurant | 186B Thames Street | Phone: 401-846-4477
    • Open throughout the Winter.
  • Malt On Broadway | 150 Broadway | Phone: 401-619-1667
    • Open throughout the Winter.
  • Mama Leone’s Restaurant | 150 J.T. Connell Highway | Phone:401-847-7272
    • Open throughout the Winter.
  • Mamma Luisa Restaurant | 673 Thames Street | Phone:401-848-5257
    • Open throughout the Winter.
  • Marina Cafe & Pub | 3 Marina Plaza | Phone: 401-849-0003
    • Closed until Spring.
  • Midtown Oyster Bar  | 345 Thames Street | Phone: 401-619-4100
    • Will be closed Monday Jan. 4 through Wednesday Jan. 6. We will re-open at 4:00pm on Thursday Jan. 7th.
  • Mokka Coffeehouse | 476 Thames Street | Phone: 401-619-1530
    • Open throughout Winter.
  • Mooring Restaurant | 1 Sayers Wharf | Phone: 401-846-2260
    • Closed January 11th, 12th and 13th. re-open at 11:30 Thursday, January 14th.
  • Mudville Pub | 8 West Marlborough Street | Phone: 401-619-4680
    • Open throughout Winter.
  • Muse By Jonathan Cartwright | 41 Mary Street | Phone: 401-846-6200
    • Open throughout Winter.
  • Newport Blues Cafe | 286 Thames Street | Phone: 401-841-5510
    • Open throughout Winter.
  • Newport Creamery | 181 Bellevue Avenue | Phone: 401-846-6332
    • Open throughout Winter.
  • Newport Tokyo House | 6 Equality Park Place | Phone: 401-847-8888
    • Open throughout Winter.
  • Nikolas Pizza | 38 Memorial Boulevard | Phone: 401-849-6611
    • Open throughout Winter.
  • Norey’s Star Restaurant | 156 Broadway | Phone: 401-847-4971
    • Open throughout Winter.
  • North End Steakhouse | 151 Admiral Kalbfus Road | Phone: 401-849-9880
    • Open throughout Winter.
  • O’brien’s Pub | 501 Thames Street | Phone: 401-849-6623
    • Open throughout Winter.
  • One Bellevue | 1 Bellevue Avenue | Phone: 401-848-4824
    • Open throughout Winter.

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  • Panera Bread | 49 Long Wharf Mall | Phone: 401-324-6800
    • Open throughout Winter.
  • Panini Grille | 186 Thames Street | Phone:401-847-7784
    • Open throughout Winter.
  • Pasta Beach | 7 Memorial Boulevard | Phone: 401-847-2222
    • Open throughout Winter.
  • Peaceable Market | 520 Thames Street | Phone:401-846-0036
    • Open throughout Winter.
  • Perro Salado  | 19 Charles Street | Phone: 401-619-4777
    • Open throughout Winter.
  • Perry Mill Tavern | 337 Thames Street | Phone:401-846-0707
    • Closed will reopen under new name and ownership in the Spring.
  • Pier Restaurant | 10 West Howard’s Wharf | Phone:401-847-3646
    • Open throughout Winter.
  • Pineapples On The Bay | Goat Island | Phone: 401-851-1234
    • Closed until Spring.
  • Port Grille & Raw Bar | 359 Thames Street | Phone: 401-619-5892
    • Closed until Spring.
  • Pour Judgement | 32 Broadway | Phone: 401-619-2115
    • Open throughout Winter.
  • Raw Power Juice Bar | 6 Broadway | Phone: 401-847-2727
    • Open throughout Winter.
  • Red Parrot Restaurant | 348 Thames Street | Phone: 401-847-3800
    • Will be closed from January 4th – January 14th for winter renovations.
  • Revolving Door  | 509 Thames Street | Phone: 401-846-0400
    • Will be closed from January 1st – January 28th for winter break.
  • Rhumbline | 62 Bridge Street | Phone: 401-849-3999
    • Closed will reopen under new ownership in the Spring.
  • Rosemary & Thyme | 382 Spring Street Phone: 401-619-3338
    • Closed December 17th through March 1st.
  • Safari Room At Ocean Cliff | 65 Ridge Road | Phone: 401-849-4873
    • Open throughout the Winter.
  • Salvation Café | 140 Broadway | Phone: 401-847-2620
    • Open throughout the Winter.
  • Sardella’s Italian Restaurant | 30 Memorial Boulevard | Phone:401-849-6312
    • Open throughout the Winter.
  • Scales & Shells Restaurant | 527 Thames Street | Phone: 401-846-3474
    • Closed on December 12th for approximately 2nd week of January.
  • Smokehouse Café | 31 Scotts Wharf | Phone: 401-848-9800
    • Closed until Spring.
  • Speakeasy Bar & Grill | 250 Thames Street | Phone: 401-846-0514
    • Closed February 22nd through February 25th, reopen February 26th.
  • Spiced Pear | 117 Memorial Boulevard | Phone: 401-847-2244
    • Open throughout the Winter.
  • Stoneacre Pantry | 515 Thames Street | Phone: 401-619-7810
    • Open throughout the Winter.
  • Tallulah on Thames | 464 Thames Street | Phone: 401-849-2433
    • Closed January 4th until 2nd week of February.
  • Tavern On Broadway | 16 Broadway | Phone: 401-619-5675
    • Open throughout the Winter.
  • Teas & Javas | 282 Thames Street | Phone: 401-619-1022
    • Closed until further notice.
  • Thai Cuisine | 517 Thames Street | Phone: 401-841-8822
    • Open throughout the Winter.
  • Thames Street Burger Boys | 400 Thames Street
    • Closed until further notice, currently listed for sale.
  • Thames Street Kitchen | 677 Thames Street | Phone: 401-846-9100
    • Closed permanently on December 31st, 2015.
  • The Conservatory At Vanderbilt Grace | 41 Mary Street | Phone:401-846-6200
    • Open throughout the Winter.
  • Wharf Pub | 37 Bowen’s Wharf | Phone: 401-619-5672
    • Open throughout the Winter.
  • White Horse Tavern | 26 Marlborough Street | Phone: 401-849-3600
    • Open throughout the Winter.
  • Willy’s Burger Bar & Rotisserie | 599 Thames Street | Phone:401-841-8898
    • Open throughout the Winter. Currently listed for sale.
  • Via Via Pizza | 376 Thames Street | Phone: 401-848-0880
    • Open throughout the Winter.
  • Yesterday’s & The Place | 28 Washington Square | Phone:401-847-0116
    • Closed permanently in September of 2015.
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