Christo’s Pizza of Newport opened in the Stop & Shop Plaza at 266 Bellevue Avenue on Monday, March 21st.

The menu includes pizza, grinders, calzones and Italian dinners and is open from 10am to 10pm Sunday through Thursday and from 10am to 11pm on Friday and Saturday.

The restaurant, which is owned by Joan Peckham of Newport, offers take-out, delivery and has enough seating for up to 50 people for dine-in service, guests are also invited to BYOB.

Christo’s of Newport can be found online on Facebook and by calling 401-619-3080. The staff are currently working on building a website.

The space was formerly occupied by Regina Rotisserie Chicken and Raw Power Juice Bar.

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