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candygirl Apr 12, 2011 11:29 AM

Need suggestions for brunch in Newport, also have reservations at the Spiced Pear and Fluke and was wondering if these are good choices and if anyone has recommendations for another night of dinner.

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Spiced Pear Restaurant
117 Memorial Boulevard, Newport, RI 02840

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    RIRN2008 RE: candygirl Apr 17, 2011 04:43 AM

    Spiced Pear is excellent...my daughter has been to Fluke quite a few times and loves it. there...

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    Spiced Pear Restaurant
    117 Memorial Boulevard, Newport, RI 02840

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      5thAndNowhere RE: candygirl Apr 20, 2011 07:17 AM

      Newport is desperately lacking for brunch unfortunately but check out Corner Café and the Speakeasy, which is very new. Are you going this weekend? If so the Mooring is offering Easter brunch in addition to their lunch menu

      Dinner:
      Perro Salado - Funky, nouveau Mexican/ American
      The Mooring - seafood, fresh, "classic Newport"
      Tallulah on Thames - locovore, super creative
      Bouchard - French
      22 Bowens - steak and seafood
      Salvation Café - Creative American, funky
      Tucker's Bistro - umm bistro

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      Tucker's Bistro
      150 Broadway, Newport, RI 02840

      Perro Salado
      19 Charles St, Newport, RI 02840

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        CheesyWiner RE: candygirl Apr 20, 2011 08:12 AM

        brunch ideas
        Rhumbline - nice atmosphere in old point neighborhood and menu has a mix of breakfast and lunch items
        Zelda's - cozy, upscale restaurant with a pretty broad brunch menu
        Fifth Element - new restaurant, haven't been for brunch yet but i know they have and i believe they have music too
        Asterick - French, no one goes here, but i don't know why. i went for brunch not too long ago and really enjoyed it

        Agree with other poster that Corner Cafe is great, although I would say that is more breakfast than brunch

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        Rhumbline
        62 Bridge St, Newport, RI 02840

        Fifth Element
        111 Broadway, Newport, RI 02840

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          debtslave RE: candygirl May 11, 2011 01:58 PM

          We don't tend to do brunch out that often, but last fall we had friends from South Africa passing through town who had time for just one meal. I was trying to come up with a quintessentially Newport experience for them, something a little fancier than my favorite breakfast spot in town (Handy Lunch . . . mmm, chorizo omlette), and we wound up at Clarke Cooke. It turned out to be the perfect place to bring out of town guests. The space is gorgeous, the piano was terrific, and the prix fixe menu bloody marys and mimosas made it all the more festive.

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