As the mornings get colder and the daily trips to the ice cream shop or dels stand become a distant Summer memory—we need something to fill our sweet tooth void.
From fresh pressed apple cider and homemade doughnuts, house made pumpkin spice syrup perfect for your morning brew, to apple butter crepes topped with Cinnamon Toast Crunch, check out these fall-flavored treats in and around Newport that just might have you happy Summer is over.
Apple Cider & Doughnuts at Hard Pressed Cider Co.Back to Top of List
Head over to Windmist Farm, the family-run farm in Jamestown, where cows and horses roam free and chickens patrol the line for fresh Apple Cider made hot, cold or in a slushie with one ingredient: apples, alongside Cider Doughnuts made onsite and served warm.
The stand is open Friday’s, Saturday’s, and Sunday’s (holiday Monday’s too) from 10:00am - 5:00pm through Thanksgiving—come try these seasonal favorites for yourself, you won’t regret it.
📍 Windmist Farm, 71 Weeden Ln, Jamestown RI 02835
Cider Donut SundaesBack to Top of List
When we didn't think the Apple Cider Doughnuts from Hard Pressed Cider Co. could be any better—we introduce to you the Cider Donut Sundaes from The Wicked Whisk.
To create this beauty, they use only the best cider donuts around, add caramel apple pie ice cream and warm caramel, and top it with whipped cream.
Yes—a dessert can sound that good.
📍 The Wicked Whisk, 79 North Rd, Jamestown RI 02835
Fall Specials at Nitro BarBack to Top of List
It is PSL season—but make it local.
Made fresh in small batches, The Nitro Bar has perfected—yet again—the best (and vegan) Pumpkin Spice Syrup for this fall season. Have it with nitro or espresso, or paired with a seasonal sweet. If Pumpkin is not your thing, opt for their seasonal Cinnamon Sugar flavor instead.
Run don't walk, these fall favorites tend to sell out by the end of each week!
Seasonal Crepes at Happy Place CrêperieBack to Top of List
Make your way to Warren for a variety of seasonal crepe offerings at Happy Place Crêperie. From their Apple Butter Crepe paired with caramel and Cinnamon Toast Crunch, to their Classic Brown Sugar Crepe made with walnuts and crème, and a festive Iced Caramel Pumpkin Spice coffee topped with whipped cream—you have arrived at your fall happy place.
📍 Happy Place Crêperie, 438 Main St, Warren, RI 02885
Autumn Matcha at Drift CafeBack to Top of List
Craving a fall-flavored matcha? Look no further—Drift Cafe in Newport has the perfect Autumn Matcha for you. Made with house-made rosemary vanilla syrup, ceremonial grade matcha. and milk. Pair this matcha with their iconic Farmers Scramlet for the most perfect fall feast.
📍 Drift Cafe, 190 Thames Street, Newport RI 02840
Apple Cider Bar at The ChanlerBack to Top of List
A cup of apple cider, a stroll along Newport's Cliff Walk in the crisp fall air, leaf peeping and ocean views for days—the perfect fall activity has been unlocked.
Spend your Saturdays and Sundays throughout the fall at The Chanler at Cliff Walk's new Apple Cider Bar. Visit the outdoor bar and enjoy a mulled cider from Rose Hill Heirlooms, or upgrade to an adult version with a shot of bourbon. Open (weather dependent) from 1:00pm - 4:00pm, and will be closed for a private event on 9/30 and 10/15.
Note: Alcoholic beverage upgrades must remain on the property. Parking is complimentary.
📍 The Chanler at Cliff Walk, 117 Memorial Blvd, Newport, RI 02840
Pumpkin Spice Ice Cream at Sweet Berry FarmBack to Top of List
So, you might not be taking daily trips to the ice cream shop to beat the Summer heat, but that doesn't mean you can't indulge in a cone or two (or ten) during the Fall months. And what better flavor than Pumpkin Spice to welcome the new season. Available at Sweet Berry Farm in Middletown, both hand-scooped (cone or cup), and in containers in the frozen section at the farm store.
Pro-tip: While you are there—check out their pick-your-own pumpkins, apples, and browse their adorable farm store, cafe, and pop-up Farmaesthetics shed.
📍 Sweet Berry Farm, 915 Mitchell's Ln, Middletown, RI 02842
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