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Restaurants in Newport, R.I.

bostonron Sep 1, 2007 10:22 AM

Going to Newport tomorrow , looking for a medium priced sea food restaurant for lunch.
Has anyone been to Scales and Shells. Thanks!

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    macncheesy RE: bostonron Sep 1, 2007 12:45 PM

    Yes, I've been there several times and would highly recommend it. Their seafood is fabulous (I'm a huge fan of the mussels marinara)! Unfortunately, though, they are not open for lunch. I'm also a huge fan of Flo's Clam Shack, which is near First Beach in Middletown. They have a counter/restaurant downstairs, which has delicious (mostly fried) seafood and also a raw bar upstairs. It's a very casual place, but definitely worth taking a trip to while you're here. If you want to stick to something in downtown Newport, perhaps you should try the outside at the Black Pearl or the Landing. I also like the outside bar at 22 Bowens. Enjoy!

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