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!