Great spot! Many boutique shops and restaurants. If you wall all the way to the end, you will find a great spot to relax. A few Adirondack chairs and a tiny bakery/sandwich shop. Enjoy!
About Bowen's Wharf
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The Bowen's Wharf area of downtown Newport is really what made me feel like I was in a seaside town. The cobblestone streets and various indoor/outdoor pubs and restaurants really set the tone for me personally. There are random outdoor bars that may fit 20...More
We walked from the Hotel Viking to Bowen's Wharf, truly enjoyed the walk, Newport comes to life at dusk! So much to do, the sailboats, the yachts, great little bars and shops.
Bowen's Wharf is a delightfully lively place in Newport. There are lots of shops and restaurants as well as opportunities to sail and take charter boats out. It's a great place to people watch and stroll. There is plenty of parking but you have to...More
Bowen's Wharf was the center of activities in Newport twenty years ago and it still is today. It is the heart and soul of the tourist district of Newport. There is much, much more to the city but you will either start at Bowen's or...More
This wharf is a little touristy but its not cheesy. Don't miss eating the chowder at The Black Pearl - we sat at the bar overlooking teh wharf.The Madeleine Sunset Cruise was a highlight as well.
Bowen's wharf has wonderful restaurants and shops and is hopping in the summer! We popped over for lunch and continued to come back every day we were in Newport. There is a lot to do and right in the heart of downtown Newport, so definitely...More
If you want to go fishing, eat or shop, this is the place for you. In the heart of Newport Bowen's Wharf is a great place to start within walking distance of many other sites.
It's always crowded. There's great souvenir shopping and many high end boutiques. A great place for lunch, drinks and dinner. Sit out and watch the people, the boats, the Sailors, etc.