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Thames Street

Thames Street, Newport, RI 02840
+1 401-374-2553
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Nice walk

We walked down Thames Street while on our visit to Newport. It's quite charming, with lots of... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Susan R
West Sand Lake, New York
Don't miss!

Lots of local color, diverse food, lots of shopping. Parking is available close by. Be prepared... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Southington, Connecticut
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“cute shops” (16 reviews)
“red parrot” (9 reviews)
Thames Street, Newport, RI 02840
+1 401-374-2553
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Reviewed yesterday

We walked down Thames Street while on our visit to Newport. It's quite charming, with lots of restaurants and shops. Can we be honest here? The shops are totally touristy...prices kind of high. There's a really good soft ice cream shop on Thames Street that...More

Thank Susan R
Reviewed 5 days ago

Lots of local color, diverse food, lots of shopping. Parking is available close by. Be prepared that some of the shops don't take credit cards

Thank robbiecram
Reviewed 5 days ago

Like shopping and eating !!! This is the place for you. Tons of unique shops with everything you need: art, toys, jewelry and the restaurants are great too.

Thank mimitls2017
Reviewed 1 week ago

We love walking and shopping the little shops on Thames Street in Newport RI. Many tasty restaurants line the street as well. Convenient parking lots behind the stores. Our Favorite restaurant for more than 20 years...Brick Alley Pub!! You can't go wrong. Cocktails and delicious...More

1  Thank donnaa855
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You have to walk this street if visiting Newport. So many great places to eat, drink and shop! They pronounce it wrong but don't hold that against the locals!

Thank Debra M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great place to walk and get souvenirs from your trip. The lively bars and restaurants make it hard not to go in and eat / drink even when your not hungry!

Thank Dan E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Narrow street with a lot of shops. Some of them are quite uniquely local. You can find something you like there.

Thank HorseHorseTigerTiger
Reviewed 15 April 2017

The street is cute and has not been invaded by many big chain stores, the shops are a little cheesy.

1  Thank Sabahow
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

This is a fun cute street. Parking can get tricky. Some parking spaces are $5 for all day. Lots of cute shops and lovely atmosphere.

Thank Juripanda
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

It is mid-April and a number of shops/restaurants are either not open yet or have limited hours. Many of the shops have chosen not to be open on Tuesday and Wednesday. Just the same there were many places open where a person can spend their...More

Thank Trvl4Funb455
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Erin W
We are looking to go to Newport in August, how late are the shops and restaurants typically open on weekdays?
16 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
We will be going to Newport for 2 nights the beginning of March. We're going to tour a few of the mansions but would like to hit some shops too. I checked and 5 of the mansions are open - what about the shops on Thames street?
9 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
Where do you park to visit Thames Street?
10 October 2016|
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Response from foxieCalifornia | Reviewed this property |
Depending on the time of year and day, there is some street parking; Otherwise, there are a couple of public parking lots ($10/day). Thames Street runs almost the whole length of Newport's downtown area. Restaurants, shops... More