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Thames Street

Thames Street, Newport, RI 02840
+1 401-374-2553
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Cute Shopping Street

Absolute must in Newport with great shops, souvenir shops, and ice cream/sweets places. A few great... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Dina M
Hoboken, New Jersey
Main row in Newport

One of Newport's most popular stops, Thames ST. is full of restaurants, bars, high end shops and... read more

Reviewed yesterday
John L
Martinsville, New Jersey
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Popular Newport street filled with many shops.
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good36%
  • Average14%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“red parrot” (10 reviews)
Thames Street, Newport, RI 02840
+1 401-374-2553
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Reviewed yesterday

Absolute must in Newport with great shops, souvenir shops, and ice cream/sweets places. A few great pubs as well. Conveniently and centrally located.

Thank Dina M
Reviewed yesterday

One of Newport's most popular stops, Thames ST. is full of restaurants, bars, high end shops and local gift shops

Thank John L
Reviewed 6 days ago

You can't really get through Newport without landing on Thames Street. Tons of shopping, eating, coffee bars, etc......

Thank kk1249
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lots to do and see on Thames Street! Shops, restaurants, beautiful landscape and homes to walk past...truly an enjoyable area of one of the most beautiful cities I have ever had the pleasure to visit!

Thank Rachel C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's so nice to walk down this small town type street with endless restaurants and shops. Just park your car (spots aren't easy to find) and enjoy. It does get very crowded but everybody is pleasant and friendly.

1  Thank momto3longisland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Take a stroll on Thames Street in Newport, RI and you'll see a mixture of mom and pop shops and some big name stores. You'll see the marina. You will have your choice of several restaurants and sweet shops. A great place to walk after...More

Thank TaniaLyn
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A very walkable street containing most of the town's restaurants and shops. Bowen's Wharf and Bannister's Wharf are right there as well.

1  Thank Barbara E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was wonderful being back in Newport, RI. We love walking on Thames Street and visiting the stores and restaurants. This time I had my dog with us and all the stores welcomed her, which was wonderful and appreciated.

1  Thank Linda W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great downtown for shopping, restaurants, nightlife, harbor tours...etc Gets pretty crazy on Friday and Saturday nights. If you're single, this is a great place to be in the evening. A range of bars from casual to classy. Seeing all the mega yachts parked right behind...More

Thank mshrewsbury11 .
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The main thoroughfare of Newport. It is full of shops, restaurants & some very eclectic boutiques. Enjoy a stroll!

Thank 1BagTravel
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Erin W
17 May 2017|
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Response from donnaa855 | Reviewed this property |
I'm usually in Newport off season. But my son lives there all summer he says....restaurants and bars usually close by 1am. The small shops usually close down between 8-9pm. Have a fun time in August!! It's also the right... More
10 February 2017|
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Response from Larry B | Reviewed this property |
When we were there in Jan., a number of smaller shops had signs the read something like "Closed for the Season" (don't know when the season ends) or more specifically "See You in April". Quite a few just said something like... More
11 October 2016|
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Response from beachbum243 | Reviewed this property |
Parking on side streets is free if you get there early. Lot parking on season runs $10.00, off season you can park there for free. Meter parking is available on Thames St. Small cars are best, as this is a tight fit and... More