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mnadel Jun 4, 2009 03:40 PM

I'm going to be in Newport, Rhode Island, and I have one night to have an unforgettable dinner. Recommendations, please. (Any price range).

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    gfecte01 Jun 4, 2009 05:41 PM

    Castle Hill Inn:
    http://www.castlehillinn.com/Rhode-Is...

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      Alica Jun 4, 2009 07:06 PM

      Restaurant Bouchard

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        Frobisher Jun 5, 2009 07:45 AM

        If you're looking for a quintessential Newport experience (i.e ocean view, luxurious surroundings) then Castle Hill would be my pick in terms of food and locale.

        If the view doesn't matter Tucker's is great (or at least used to be - haven't been in a year or so).

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          melindaw Jun 9, 2009 05:48 PM

          Indeed, Castle Hill has a beautiful outdoor bar on the water. I'd suggest going there for cocktails before dinner. It is to die for.

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          RichK Jun 5, 2009 11:24 AM

          Mama Louisa's in Newport is fantastic if an ocean view isn't important.

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            yankeewonderwoman Jun 9, 2009 08:20 PM

            I agree with Mama Louisa's - the food is fantastic! Go to the Castle Inn for drinks just before sunset an then drive back into town and have dinner at Mama Louisa's - great night! Have fun!

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              Frank Terranova Jun 10, 2009 03:55 AM

              I have to say everyone who responded here has hit the nail on the head they are all great and the nice thing is that when you have finished dinner you can stroll through the streets and go window shopping.

              Have fun.

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              chef24 Jun 10, 2009 06:07 AM

              Spiced pear @ Chandler? havent been there since chef Hamilton left was a good meal then

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                icedtea Jun 10, 2009 01:46 PM

                Spiced Pear

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                  foodie in CT Jun 10, 2009 04:31 PM

                  Sparks on Broadway. Creative , eclectic, excellent quality. By no means run of the mill-more hip than fancy. Tuna tartare pizza, crab succotash,fried oysters with chipotle aoli- you can't go wrong

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                    Sean Jun 11, 2009 05:38 AM

                    Castle Hill is outstanding...

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