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All 207 Newport Restaurants

Tallulah on Thames

464 Thames St, Newport, RI 02840-6728
401-849-2433
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Ranked #13 of 207 Restaurants in Newport
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: This is a new restaurant. Farm to Table movement. Chef owned.
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English first
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

The chef/owner, Jake Rojas, has worked in Las Vegas as well as other high end spots and it shows. The menu is all locally sourced, expertly prepared and very creative. Who would ever think popcorn works well with lobster?

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Providence RI
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

I've eaten at this establishment a half dozen times and have yet to have a bad dish---let alone a meal. The 3 or 4 course seasonal meals are exquisitely prepared. Serving sizes tend to be a little on the small side--but the courses plus some chef tastings more than make up for it. I frequently photograph the plates before diving... More

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Colchester
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014 NEW via mobile

What a great find! We can't recommend this place high enough. We had the four course tasting menu with matched wine. The food was perfect and of a size whereby you could appreciate it. They accommodated our wheat free needs with great ease - no fuss. And the wine choices were great, introducing us to some new ones. Thank you... More

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Alexandria, Virginia
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18 reviews 18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Everything about Tallulah is worthy of praise...the attentive, friendly service, the simple but romantic atmosphere, and, most of all, the awesome food. Days later, thinking about all that we ate and enjoyed still brings a smile to our faces. Don't miss this.

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2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

This is my new favorite restaurant in Newport! The service was impeccable, the food was whimsical and the ambiance is the cherry on top. Loved it!

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London
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115 reviews 115 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014 via mobile

What a gem we discovered also on our last night in Newport. We selected this restaurant over Bouchard simply because everything in Bouchard comes with sauce. And boy are we glad we did Received and seated with minimum fuss no need to worry about dress code and everyone in there was enjoying themselves which is a good sign. Remy our... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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32 reviews 32 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Our last night of our vacation and Tallulahs made our last hurrah enjoyable. They were able to accommodate a white wine only request with their tasting menu (red gives me migraines). Their service made us feel like they were cooking only for us. The flavor combinations were incredible. Loved their use of herbs and microgreens. Definitely worth the visit!

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New York City, New York
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

Fit for a foodie! The food is absolutely amazing and unique. Highly recommend for a foodie! I had lobster for dinner.

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Newport, Rhode Island
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25 reviews 25 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

The best way to enjoy this trendy place is to bring a camera. Certainly, there is more for the lens than the stomach as you ease through the courses. Tasting menus are not meant to be huge but similar type restaurants offer more. My camera was full but I had to pick up a snack after dropping a bundle. The... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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31 reviews 31 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

The food was unbelievably good and very artistically presented. Colorful and edible flowers provided whimsy and artistry to appetizers and main dishes. Perfect for casual dining. I only gave perfect stars to Tallulah and Spiced Pear of the many restaurants we sampled during Restaurant week. Spiced Pear however is for more elegant and fine dining. Would definitely go back to... More

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