As we make our way quickly towards the end of October, many restaurants (particularly among the waterfront) are preparing to call it a season and close during the off-season until next spring.

While a lot of the restaurants wait until after the Bowen’s Wharf Seafood Festival, some have already battened down the hatches.

The What’sUpNewp Crew has started to compile a list of when some of Newport’s beloved seasonal restaurants will close, check back often for updates.

  1. 22 Bowen’s – 22 Bowen’s Portside (outdoor patio) usually closes at the end of the Bowen’s Wharf Seafood Festival (this year, would be October 15th). The restaurant remains open year-round.
  2. Belle’s Cafe – Open through December for breakfast and lunch.
  3. Castle Hill – Last day for the Lawn is to be confirmed.
  4. Flo’s in Middletown – Closing on October 29th.
  5. Flo’s in Portsmouth – Closed on October 9th.
  6. Landing Restaurant- Last day of the season for their patio is typically the last day of Bowen’s Wharf Seafood Festival, October 15th.
  7. Marina Cafe & Pub – Closed on October 10th.
  8. Port Restaurant – Last day of the season is typically the last day of Bowen’s Wharf Seafood Festival (October 15th).
  9. Salvation Cafe: Tiki bar has closed for the season, the restaurant remains open year-round.
  10. Smokehouse – Closed on October 9th for winter.
  11. Top of Newport at Hotel Viking – Closed on September 30th.
  12. Vanderbilt Grace – Last day for the rooftop is to be confirmed.

This story will be updated as we receive more information from restaurants.

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).