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Thames Street

Thames Street, Newport, RI 02840
+1 401-374-2553
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Great Shops and Great Food!

We walked Thames Street almost every night on our family vacation to Newport, RI. There were great... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
RedRaiders19
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Slate Hill, NY
Wonderful Shopping!

Everything you need can be found on Thames Street. From restaurants to shops to just people... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Carol C
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Whippany, New Jersey
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Popular Newport street filled with many shops.
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good35%
  • Average14%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“cute shops” (16 reviews)
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Thames Street, Newport, RI 02840
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+1 401-374-2553
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We walked Thames Street almost every night on our family vacation to Newport, RI. There were great shops and great food. We loved the downtown area.

Thank RedRaiders19
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Everything you need can be found on Thames Street. From restaurants to shops to just people watching, this is the hub of Newport.

1  Thank Carol C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Of course you have to walk this! It is part of the trip and there is much to see and do. Do a research plan on trip advisor to map out a few stores first.

Thank jwreed12
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a very busy area of Newport. It is best to park elsewhere and walk down to the street. There are many restaurants and shops. It is a typical tourist area.

Thank Cac1234
Reviewed 21 August 2017

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

1  Thank Dina M
Reviewed 21 August 2017

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 16 August 2017

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

Thank kk1249
Reviewed 9 August 2017

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 3 August 2017

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 3 August 2017

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
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Erin W
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
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patl95
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
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NMay151
10 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
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