The warm long and breezy days have arrived. If you are wondering where we have been eating and drinking already this summer, here is the scoop. These are our Top 10 picks for Newport's Al Fresco drinks and eats. Now, where will you find us next? Stay tuned.


Here's where to find the best patio and summer spritzer of the season:


22 Bowen's Portside: 22 Bowen's Wharf, Newport, RI 02840

Experience the sophisticated eats of 22 Bowen's with the fresh breeze of the water, while sitting Portside this season. Stay awhile, soak in the sun and indulge in the elegant cuisine and refreshing libations for both lunch...and dinner...

 

Belle’s Café @ The Newport Shipyard: 1 Washington Street, Newport, RI 02840

Who said a Shipyard can't serve up great food?! No argument there with Belle's Café located on the docks of the Newport Shipyard. Open 7-days a week for both Breakfast and Lunch, Belle's Café is the perfect spot for Spring, Summer, and Fall. We recommend their Buttermilk Pancakes...yum-o...

 

The Black Pearl Waterside Patio: Bannister's Wharf, Newport, RI 02840

Just across the side from Portside, resides Waterside...the Black Pearl's Outdoor patio. With an adapted menu and famous eats *cough* clam chowder *cough*, enjoy one of Newport's "hot spot" for outdoor dining with an incredible view of the harbor.

 

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Flo’s Clam Shack: 4 Wave Avenue, Middletown, RI 02842

From the Newport locals to the avid beach-goer, this Flo's Location is flooded with clam lovers. Conveniently located (and overlooking) Newport's own Easton's Beach 

 

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Portsmouth Location: Park Avenue, Portsmouth, RI 02871

The Original Location. Fun Fact: This location used to be a Chicken Coop!

 

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The Lawn @ Castle Hill Inn: 590 Ocean Drive, Newport, RI 02840

With iconic views, culinary treats and exquisite libations Castle Hill Inn transforms their rolling lawn into a casual summer staple. Spend a day at one of their first-come, first-serve Adirondack Chairs or relax at many of their outdoor tables 7-days a week, open through Columbus Day.

 

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The Mooring: Sayer's Wharf, Newport, RI 02840

Now that the warm weather has settled in, The Mooring expands their services to their outdoor Mahogany deck. The water, atmosphere, and food create for the perfect al fresco dining experience.

 

O'Brien's Patio: 501 Thames Street, Newport, RI 02840 

Located at the tail end of Lower Thames Street, this Irish pub will have you fed and quenched from lunch time to closing time. O'Brien's Patio is Pet-Friendly...let me hear a Woof Woof, Woof Woof!

 

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Pineapples on the Bay @ Hyatt Regency Newport: Goat Island, Newport, RI 02840  

Protecting our harbor and our hearts, Pineapples on the Bay is located on the Goat Island in the backyard of the Hyatt Regency Newport. Open daily for food, drinks, and unobstructed sunset views.  

 

Revolving Door: 509 Thames Street, Newport, RI 02840

Don't let their chef in, chef out concept scare you, but rather keeping you coming back for more! Revolving Door showcases a new chef at least once a month and with cocktail wiz Jason Kindness in charge of drinks, you might consider pitching a tent on their outdoor patio. Learn how to mix up his specialties at their Mixology 101 classes!

 

Top of Newport @  Hotel Viking Rooftop: 1 Bellevue Avenue, Newport, RI 02840

Want a vantage point over the city of Newport, with access to one of the best bars in town?  We found your spot, here at the Top of Newport.

Pro Tip: Check out Top of Newport's "Start at the Top" event every Friday, 1/2 priced raw bar!

 

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Stay tuned for more outdoor treats...