Those choosing to lunch in and around the downtown Newport area will find everything from sushi to burgers and barbeque, all within a short walk of each other. And if you feel like an elegant lunch, enjoy a fresh lobster or sirloin salad with a glass of wine overlooking Newport Harbor. Whether your budget is $5 or $50, Newport's lunch restaurants truly offer something for everyone.
How does the thought of having fresh lobster right on a working seafood wharf sound? This fantastic location gives 180 degree views of Newport Harbor and features nothing but fresh local seafood. Arguably one of the best views of Newport Harbor and true New England waterfront atmosphere. Also a great place to spend a relaxing afternoon with drinks and raw bar specialties!
Fresh Local Beer – straight from their farm brewery to your glass. Located just 5 minutes outside of Newport and overlooking the vines of Newport Vineyards, the brewery focuses on unfiltered hop-forward beers made in small batches and meant to be enjoyed immediately for the ultimate freshness. Come for the beer and nosh on their farm-focused menu, artisanal cheeses or house-made pretzels.
When nothing but the best waterfront views in Newport will do, The Landing is definitely the place. With a casual family restaurant atmosphere, The Landing has 4 separate dining areas(2 inside, 2 outside), an outside bar overlooking Newport Harbor and a varied menu from lobster to steak to clamcakes & chowder. Also available for private parties and rehearsal dinners.
NEW! This idyllic working fruit and vegetable farm sits on 100 acres of conserved land. Located just a 10-minute drive from downtown Newport, the farm has a café serving lunch daily. The menu features a selection of homemade soups, salads, sandwiches and specialty menu items each day. A great place to go out and pick your seasonal fruits like apples, blueberries, rasperries and even pumpkins while enjoying a delicious lunch in a beautiful country setting. A top pick for a relaxing lunch while visiting Newport!
A good year-round destination for lunch in Newport. Offers a large outside bar and seating area in the warmer months with a limited menu including chowder, chili, burgers and sandwiches. Inside you'll find a more expansive menu in the Tavern and Commodore's Room.
The Red Parrot
348 Thames Street
Newport, RI (401) 847-3800
Located at the heart of Newport, the Red Parrot has been a favorite lunch spot for many years. It's huge menu offers everything from tasty salads to sandwiches and main dishes. Great drink menu and bar too!
America's Cup Avenue
Newport, RI (401)848-9800
If you've got a craving for some authentic barbeque, this is the place. This restaurant/bar is located right on America's Cup Avenue, a great spot to eat, drink and people watch in Newport. Open seasonally during the warmer months. Great food and fun atmosphere!
Brick Alley Pub
140 Thames Street
Buskers Irish Pub and Restaurant
178 Thames Street
14 Perry Mill Wharf
351 Thames Street
103 Bellevue Ave