Known as “America’s Most Patriotic Town,” Bristol’s 10 square miles encompasses hundreds of acres of parklands, a charming downtown district, historic landmarks, a vibrant arts scene and outdoor pursuits—so you’re sure to work up an appetite here. Locally-sourced ingredients are commonplace on area menus rivaled only by stunning surroundings. Here you’ll find few chain restaurants and a host of mom-and-pop gems ranging from cozy cafés, casual pizzerias and family-friendly neighborhood bar + grills to Irish pubs, ethnic eateries and critically acclaimed fine dining.
These listings offer some of the best experiences throughout The Classic Coast.
If you have never had a Dark N' Stormy while watching the sunset over the Newport Bridge, you haven't lived.
Sunday funday (and Saturday, too) starts right here.
Overwhelmed by where to go? Don't worry, we boiled it down to our favorite spots.