Our art gallery is Art & Happiness at 136 Bellevue Avenue. We love Ben Butler, also on Bellevue and Blink on Spring Street.
Best coffee - Coffee Grinders (most convenient), Empire (If you’re looking for a walk)
We often go to Bella’s at the Shipyard for breakfast. The food is nothing special, but the location is beautiful on a summer day.
Best grocery - A Market
Best deli - Blue Rocks
Best parks for picnics and a nice moment of rest: Mill Street, Queen Anne Square, Ballard Park, Rivinsky
Most talked about tourist attraction that lives up to the hype: Cliff Walk. After spending many of my 30 years here I am still amazed every time I visit and make the trek.
Most interesting places: IYRS, Newport Art Museum, Ben Butler Gallery, Shipyard, Fort Adams, the monkey seat,
Amazing wine & spirit selection and free dockside delivery ($50 minimum) - Bellevue Wine & Spirits
Best Lunch & best taco - El Perrito
Best place to stop for a drink mid-afternoon - 22 Bowen’s
Best Pizza - Fifth Element, also best place to get very drunk on a Friday night
Best Italian - Pasta Beach
Best $5 glass of prosecco and all around family restaurant - Brick Alley Pub
Romantic dinner - Fluke
Delicious dinner - TSK, Tellulah
Great night scene and where you can find us on weekends when we’re not in NYC - Clarke Cooke House … also a perfect place for brunch to rid the night before’s hangover.
Best home goods - Venettuci & Design Newport
Best designer resale shopping (maybe in the world considering the prices) - Wish (and they just opened up a children’s store next door!)
Best vintage and costume - Closet Revival
Favorite place for gifts - Newport Museum Store, Pleasant Surprise
Ace Hardware on Bellevue Avenue
Newport Nautical near the rotary for marine supply - we would not have completed the Belafonte without them.
!!! We really love this town!!!