Sometimes the best way to experience a place is by tasting your way through it. Enter: Food tours. With a food scene as diverse as Newport's, there's no shortage of opportunities to experience a variety of cuisines as you carve your way through the city's charming streets and byways.

These leisurely-paced food tours will take you on journey that sharpens your senses and indulges your foodie side. 

COVID-19 NOTE:

When you're ready, we can't wait to welcome you back to The Classic Coast. Rest assured, the safety and well-being of both visitors and locals remains our top priority. The mask mandate requiring face coverings in Rhode Island has been lifted, however local businesses may ask you to wear a mask when visiting their establishments. Please be prepared for individual business mask policies. Additionally, shops, attractions and tours are monitoring the number of guests at any given time and may ask you to socially distance to enter. 

All we ask when you land on these shores is that you play your part in keeping everyone safe. Please be kind, adhere to guidelines and maintain social distancing. 

 

1 NEWPORT FOODIES STROLL

Newport Foodies Stroll is a 2.5-hour walking tour where you'll taste a range of high-quality, modern American cuisine with a twist of fusion along Lower Thames Street. Learn a little history while indulging in big flavor from five popular eateries. 

  • Distance: 1.75 miles
  • When: May 1 -  October 30, rain or shine
  • Schedule: Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays, 11:30 AM
  • Departs: From the wave statue at the intersection of America's Cup Avenue and Memorial Boulevard
  • Tickets: $75, must be purchased in advance

 

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2 NEWPORT NEIGHBORHOOD FOOD TOUR

Rhode Island Red Food Tours provides a unique opportunity to sample food from at least six Newport restaurants in just one afternoon. With Rhode Island Red Food Tours, you'll gain new insight into the historical, architectural and cultural aspects of the city and learn the stories behind creatively inspired cuisine. Experience tastings from an 18th century tavern, juice bar, curated brasserie and more on this 3-3.5 hour tour.

  • Distance: 1.3 miles
  • When: April - November, rain or shine
  • Schedule: Thursday - Sunday, 12:00 PM and 12:30 PM
  • Departs: The Northwest corner at the intersection of Marlborough & Dr. Marcus Wheatland Blvd.
  • Tickets: $69, no alcohol, $84 with alcohol

*Vegetarian options and dietary restrictions considered

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