Top of Newport and One Bellevue’s patio at Hotel Viking are now open for the season.

From its perch atop Newport’s Historic Hill, Top of Newport, the hotel’s al fresco rooftop kitchen, and bar, offers unparalleled views of Newport Harbor and beyond, including spectacular sunsets. The perfect settings to kick back and watch the world stroll by, One Bellevue’s outdoor garden patio (warmed by a massive stone hearth on cool evenings) offers an intimate oasis just steps from the unique neighborhood shops and boutiques.

In addition to live music (Tuesday–Saturday, 5:30 p.m. –9:30 p.m. at Top of Newport), summer 2017 brings the return of popular specials and theme nights along with a few new twists.

Top of Newport Kitchen + Bar

Monday: Craft Burger and Draft Beer, $11.99

Each week, the culinary crew creates a unique handcrafted super burger and pairs it with a draft beer. The menu, featuring locally sourced beef from Sunset Farms, is available 2 p.m. –9 p.m.

Tuesday: Taco-Rita Tuesday, $11.99

Tuesday is Taco-Rita Day featuring Top of Newport’s take on mouthwatering tacos paired with a specially crafted margarita. Offered 2 p.m. –9 p.m.

Wednesday: Spirits & Stogies, $65

Curated dinner experiences showcase a weekly spirit and cigar selection paired with a three-course menu created by Chef Barry Correia. Special guest hosts share expertise and encourage interaction. Dinners begin at 6 p.m.

Friday: Start at the Top Half-Price Raw Bar

Kick off the weekend with Top of Newport’s Half-Price Raw Bar, a delectable spread showcasing the freshest seafood including succulent shrimp and locally sourced oysters on the half shell and littleneck clams accompanied by an assortment of condiments. Offered 2 p.m. –6 p.m.

Sunday: Bloody Mary Bar

We provide the fixings, you do the mixing. Concoct the perfect Bloody Mary blending vodka with any combination of celery salt, celery stalks, Worcestershire sauce, tomato sauce, horseradish, assorted hot sauces, olives and black pepper. Offered 2 p.m. –5 p.m.

One Bellevue Lounge & Patio

Sunday–Thursday, 5-10pm: Paella for 2 served with a bottle of house wine, $59

Chef Barry Correia’s Paella for 2 is loaded with shrimp, scallops, cherrystone clams, Portuguese chorizo and a 1.5-pound lobster served on a bed of saffron rice.

Daily: Classic Afternoon Tea, $17.95

Indulge in a classic assortment of freshly prepared teas sandwiches, assorted scones served with lemon curd, tea breads, truffles, petit fours and a selection of Mighty Leaf teas. Offered 2 p.m. –4 pm.

Daily Specials, $15, 11am-10pm

Monday: Truffle Frites and Moules

Start the week off right with mussels and chorizo in a lobster broth served with truffle fries and an ice-cold Newport Storm Beer.

Tuesday: Lobster Sliders and Clam Chowder

Two-fer Tuesday brings two Narragansett Bay lobster salad sliders served with a cup of chowder and an ice-cold Stella Artois.

Wednesday: Mimosa and Tart

Dig into savory puff pastry, Toy Box tomatoes and creamy chèvre cheese served with a champagne mimosa.

Thursday: Vino, Kabob and Curry

Get your grille on with a beef-and-vegetable kabob served with curry rice and a glass of house red wine.

Follow @HotelViking on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter for updates, photos, contests and to keep up to date on events and more. To book a spa appointment, call SpaFjör at 401.848.4848. For reservations for Top of Newport, One Bellevue or for more information, call One Bellevue at 401.848.4824.

Ryan Belmore is the Owner and Publisher of What's Up Newp. He was born and raised in Rhode Island and graduated from Coventry High School. He serves as Vice President of Fort Adams Trust and serves on the Board of Directors for Potter League for Animals. Ryan also is currently the Senior Editor - North America for Mountain News, publisher of OnTheSnow. Ryan is a member of Local Independent Online News (LION) Publishers and North American Snowsports Journalists Association (NASJA).