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Newport Restaurant Group's Smoke House restaurant

As we make our way quickly towards the beginning of the “busy season”, many restaurants (particularly among the waterfront) are preparing to wake up from their long winter nap.

Here’s a look at when some of your favorite bars and restaurants are planning on opening (if they haven’t already);

  1. @ The Deck – Reopened for the season on March 24th.
  2. Barking Crab – Now The BoatYard and now open.
  3. Belle’s Cafe – Now open daily for breakfast and lunch for the season.
  4. Cafe Zelda – Reopened under new ownership on March 18th.
  5. Christie’s – Reports they will open this season full-time, date tbd.
  6. Dockside – Mid-May for season.
  7. Flo’s in Middletown – Now open Thursday through Sunday, open every day beginning on Memorial Day.
  8. Jade Cricket – Waiting on confirmation of reopening date.
  9. Landing Restaurant– Patio open when it’s consistently warm  or dry enough, full opening date to be announced.
  10. Lobster Bar – Now open on weekends.
  11. Marina Cafe & Pub – May 6
  12. Perry Mill Tavern  – Will reopen in late spring/early summer under new ownership and name.
  13. Port Restaurant – Reopening April 14th
  14. Rhumbline – To be determined.
  15. Smokehouse – May 1st
  16. Thames Street Kitchen – Now open as Winner Winner
  17. The Pier – Open For Season

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) opening once we get some consistent dry and warm weather.

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Belmore was born in Providence, Rhode Island; grew up and graduated high school in Coventry, Rhode Island; and lived in Newport, Rhode Island for more than ten years. He currently serves as Vice President of the Board Of Directors for Fort Adams Trust and on the Board of Directors for Potter League For Animals.

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