newport ri visitors guide
dining in newport ri

Featured Newport RI Restaurant

White Horse Tavern

25 Marlborough Street
Newport, RI
(401)849-3600

  • From Farm to Table Since 1673
  • Building still retains its full colonial style, inside and out
  • Well-known locally and nationally as one of Newport's finest restaurants
  • Creative takes on classic dishes, Sunday Brunch highly recommended
  • Well worth the visit, both for its history as well the menu and impeccable tableside service.

Newport, RI Restaurants: An Almost Unlimited Menu of Options!

Newport has always been a great culinary destination. In recent years, many new Newport restaurants have opened, offering an amazing variety of options to suit any taste. With over 100 restaurants and bars around Newport RI, almost all within walking distance to each other, you could spend weeks just sampling all that Newport's restaurants have to offer. Because most people only get a few days to visit Newport RI, DestinationNewport.com has made it easier to find restaurants that fit your tastes and budget.

Logically, people visiting Newport often flock to the nearest restaurant serving fresh lobster and other seafood favorites. True, for someone visiting from some land-locked area of the country it can be a real treat to devour a fresh lobster caught in the waters off our New England coastline. But look a little deeper, and those seeking a real culinary experience can find it here in Newport. Newport has evolved into a type of birthing ground for new and unknown talented chefs, eager to make their mark on the culinary world. So, on your next visit, after you indulge on your seafood, look around at the eclectic culinary scene happening in town. They may be a little off the beaten path, but definitely worth the extra effort!

A Note About Dress: Newport, RI restaurants are casual, and even some of the finest restaurants allow shorts. The few restaurants that are formal have been noted in their listings for your convenience.

Types of Cuisine You Can Expect to Find in Newport

American
Chinese
French
Italian
Modern/Eclectic
"Farm to Table"
Mexican
Irish
Bistro
Pub/Tavern