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.

Temporarily Closing 

This story was originally published on January 1st, 2019, it will be updated as more information is received and confirmed. Did we miss something? Let us know, email

  1. @ The Deck: Closed until March.
  2. Benjamin’s: Closed until January 26th
  3. Black Pearl: Closing January 3rd, reopening in March.
  4. Cafe Zelda: Closed.
  5. Caleb & Broad: Closed January 21st, should reopen by February 1st.
  6. Castle Hill Inn: Closed until noon on January 25th.
  7. Dockside: Closed until spring.
  8. Fatulli’s Downtown Cafe: Closed for season
  9. Flo’s (Middletown & Portsmouth): Closed until spring.
  10. Gary’s Handy Lunch: Closed January 8th – 15th
  11. Gulf Stream Bar & Grille: Closed January 2 – 30
  12. Harry’s Bar & Burger: Closed for winter.
  13. Humming Bird: Closed December 22 – January 4th
  14. Jade Cricket: Closed until spring.
  15. Jimmy’s Saloon: Permanently closed.
  16. Larussos Restaurant  – Temporarily closed.
  17. Lobster Bar: Closed until spring.
  18. Marina Cafe & Pub: Closed until spring.
  19. Mooring: Closed January 14 – 18th, reopen on January 19th
  20. Red Parrot: Red Parrot open till 1/22. Reopen 1/31
  21. Rosemary & Thyme: Closed until spring
  22. Salvation Cafe: Closed January 27th – February 13th
  23. Simpatico: Closed until March 20th
  24. Smoke House: Closed until spring.
  25. Stoneacre Tapas: Closed December 30th until spring.
  26. Thames Street Kitchen (TSK): Closing January 1st for a few weeks.
  27. The Boat Yard: Closed.
  28. The Chanler at Cliff Walk: The Chanler, Cara & The Café will be closed starting January 1st and will reopen on Friday, February 1, 2019
  29. The Landing: Closed until spring.
  30. The Pier: Closed until spring
  31. The Port: Closed until spring.
  32. Wholesome Fresh: Permanently closed

You can also count on the Lawn at Castle Hill, all patio’s (Black Pearl, 22 Portside, Pineapples) and roof decks’ (Hotel Viking & Vanderbilt Grace) being closed until spring 2019.

Open throughout winter

Meaning these restaurants have not indicated or confirmed they will be temporarily closing at all.

  1. 99 Restaurant & Pub 
  2. A -1 Pizza Of Newport 
  3. Bar & Board
  4. Bouchard’s
  5. Buskers Irish Pub & Restaurant 
  6. Castle Hill Inn and Restaurant
  7. Celtica
  8. Clarke Cooke House Restaurant
  9. Corner Cafe
  10. Diego’s 
  11. Diego’s Bodega Cantina
  12. Empire Tea & Coffee 
  13. Fastnet Irish Pub 
  14. Forty 1 North 
  15. Griswold’s Tavern
  16. Hungry Monkey
  17. Jo’s Bistro 
  18. Kio’s Asian Stir 
  19. La Forge Casino 
  20. Lo Bro Taco
  21. Lucia Italian Restaurant
  22. MainSail at Newport Marriott
  23. Malt On Broadway 
  24. Mamma Luisa Restaurant 
  25. Mel’s Cafenio
  26. Midtown Oyster Bar
  27. Mokka Coffeehouse
  28. Muse By Jonathan Cartwright at Vanderbilt 
  29. Newport Blues Cafe
  30. Newport Creamery 
  31. Newport Grand Grille 
  32. Newport Tokyo House 
  33. Nikolas Pizza 
  34. Norey’s
  35. North End Steakhouse 
  36. O’brien’s Pub 
  37. One Bellevue at Hotel Viking
  38. Panera Bread 
  39. Panini Grille 
  40. Parlor Bar & Kitchen
  41. Pasta Beach 
  42. Peaceable Market 
  43. Pour Judgement 
  44. Saltwater at Newport Harbor Hotel
  45. Sardella’s Italian Restaurant 
  46. Scratch Kitchen & Catering
  47. Speakeasy Bar & Grill 
  48. Stoneacre Brasserie
  49. Surf Club
  50. Tavern On Broadway 
  51. Thai Cuisine 
  52. The Conservatory At Vanderbilt
  53. Wharf Pub 
  54. Winner Winner
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