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Franklin Spa

229 Spring St, Newport, RI 02840-6826
+1 401-847-3540
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good31%
  • Average17%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (14 reviews)
“pancakes” (20 reviews)
Open Now
6:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Hours
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly
229 Spring St, Newport, RI 02840-6826
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped in to this typical old fashioned diner style cafe late on Sunday for lunch not realizing that they only serve breakfast on Sundays. We each had omelettes which were generously stuffed. I had veggies in my mine which were fine but the omelette...More

Thank bc812017
Reviewed 18 December 2017

Franklin Spa is a small diner on the corner of Spring St. and Franklin St. an easy walk from the hotel we stayed in. (Newport Harbor Hotel & Marina) We stopped in on a windy cold Saturday morning about 9:00. The place was pretty empty...More

Thank S9663
Reviewed 6 December 2017

This little place is up away from the waterfront. It is a short walk from America's Cup Ave up Franklin to the corner of Spring. This is a throw back dinner kind of place that produces great breakfasts many with a New England seafood theme....More

Thank WmECamp
Reviewed 30 November 2017 via mobile

That’s what I told our hostess, Annie as we left this breakfast find! While visiting Newport RI we tried this brilliant little neighborhood gem for breakfast. Annie was our hostess and our server. A bright, cheerful and welcoming presence. This understated little breakfast and lunch...More

Thank jeanne000
Reviewed 13 November 2017 via mobile

Great service....great food. So glad we stopped. We had pecan pancakes and they were delicious. Just remember cash only. We knew that...so not a problem

Thank PGM580
Reviewed 11 November 2017

Fun old fashioned place for breakfast.Wonderful menu. Reasonably priced and good service! Quick and easy place so you can get on with your day.

Thank Harry T
Reviewed 7 October 2017

This is a quaint diner/restaurant where it feels like everyone "knows your name". Typical diner fare but with a New England Waterfront feel. I had their version of eggs benedict served on/over gluten free bread. You had the hollandaise sauce covering the eggs and chunks...More

Thank mgargiles
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

Sunday morning it is definitely "the place"... and I wonder why. Extra busy, service slow because waitresses too busy, uncomfortable seating and little space, regular food quality and menu (nothing out of the ordinary )... they accept CASH ONLY and do not give receipts 😳🙃...More

Thank caicoscolors
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

We stopped in for breakfast and were impressed with the menu options (plenty of choices for sweet, savory and healthy) The breakfast sandwich was great as well as the banana pancakes. We also tried the grilled muffin and that was delicious. The waitstaff was attentive...More

Thank Trayw4
Reviewed 16 August 2017

We stopped here as soon as it opened on Sunday morning. One of the few places that opens before 7:00 - thank you!!! We were the only ones there. Waitress was so accommodating and all of their baked goods are made from scratch. Has an...More

Thank kk1249
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
6:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 229 Spring St, Newport, RI 02840-6826
  • Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Newport
  • Phone Number: +1 401-847-3540
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