The happiest season of all gets even better as local restaurants prepare decadent fetes to celebrate the holiday. From a traditional feast of seven fishes on Christmas Eve to butternut squash and apple cider soup all the way down to chocolate peppermint torte, 'tis the season to be so very jolly.
Happy Holidays from our family to yours.
1 The Chanler
Cobblestone street's glisten with new fallen sparkling snow, the smell of roasting chestnuts over the fire place, and the warm glow of lamp posts that illuminate the quaint seaside town of Newport. A Christmas spent with The Chanler will leave you feeling like you've stepped into a Dickens' novel.
Cara Restaurant embraces the magic of the season on Christmas Eve with a menu designed to reignite the childhood feeling of finding a gift under the tree, a surprise awaits with every dish in a special eight-course chef-selected menu. If you crave a more traditional menu, on Christmas Day, enjoy a four-course menu accompanied by a classical violinist. Menu highlights include Goose & Foie Pithiviers, Beef Tenderloin, and Roasted Newport Lobster.
2 Sweet Berry Farm
Enjoy a Christmas Dinner ready to heat and eat from Sweet Berry Farm in Middletown. Menu items include homestyle holiday dishes and desserts prepared on-site in our farm kitchen. All items come ready to simply heat and eat.
Please allow three day notice for all orders. Last Day to Order: December 17th.
Farm & Market Open through December 24th
Open Daily 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM
3 The Dining Room at Castle Hill Inn
Celebrate Christmas Eve and Christmas Day at The Dining Room at Castle Hill, who will be serving their traditional three-course menu with some holiday favorite twists throughout. The mansion will of course be adorned in Christmas cheer along with wood-burning fireplaces and live music.
Four Course Dinner, $125 per person
December 24th – 4:30 PM - 8:00 PM reservations
December 25th – 12:00 PM – 8:00 PM reservations
Bar service will also be available also 11:30 AM – 9:00 PM daily serving a casual menu.
For dining reservations, please email firstname.lastname@example.org and include your full name, phone number, number of guests, and any dietary restrictions.
4 White Horse Tavern
Cozy up in America's oldest tavern for a decadent Christmas Eve meal next to one of four roaring fireplaces. In addition to their Seasonal Dinner Menu they are offing traditional clams casino and a Surf & Turf entree.
Christmas Eve Menu
5 Yagi Noodles
Make your way to Yagi Noodles for a twist on the classic—Feast of the Fishes.
For the first time, enjoy a Feast of the Fishes dinner running from Tuesday, December 20th - Saturday, December 31st. The dinner is served family style, is $65/person, features all local seafood, and will also be available on Christmas Eve from 11:00 AM - 7:00 PM.
6 Clarke Cooke House
Cozy up in the heart of downtown Newport at the Clarke Cooke House to enjoy a special Christmas Menu. Menu to be determined.
December 24th – open at 11:00 AM
December 25th – open at 5:00 PM
7 Basil & Bunny
Savor the season and take the stress out of holiday cooking with Basil & Bunny's pick-up Christmas Menu. Menu items include a Charcuterie board, sourdough stuffing, baked mac 'n cheese, holiday pie and so much more. Must pick-up on Friday, 12/23 from 12:00 - 9:00 PM only.
8 22 Bowen's
Enjoy signature classics as well as seasonal dishes, fresh seafood selections sourced locally, and a world-class wine list on Christmas Eve only at 22 Bowen's. Menu items include surf & turf for two, yellow fin tuna, roasted lamb loin, pecan pie, and so much more.
9 Stoneacre Brasserie
Stoneacre has all your Holiday dinner party needs, take the stress out of cooking and let them prepare your holiday meal. 72 Hour notice needed, email form to email@example.com.
Please note: Christmas restaurants and menus are added on a rolling basis. Please check back for the most up-to-date list.
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