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11 Bowen's Wharf, Newport, RI 02840
401.619.2640
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Ranked #28 of 207 Restaurants in Newport
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 1:00 am
Sat - Sun 9:00 am - 1:00 am
Cuisines: Mexican
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Late Night
Description: Diegos is a casual Mexican Restaurant with indoor and outdoor seating. Open year round for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Family owned restaurant that sits on Bowens Wharf next to shopping and hotels. Reservations and walk ins always welcome!
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Orange, Connecticut
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93 reviews 93 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

The restaurant is small, intimate and friendly. The food is very good, its all comfort food, its not for the salad eaters out there, they do have healthy items, but as good as the food is, you'll want the rich, delicious comfort foods. Its a fun place and a great location

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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109 reviews 109 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

We enjoyed the intimacy and ambience of this little bar. It's a bit loud but that's to be expected. The ONLY drawback is that the restroom is outside the plastic area, across the courtyard. A key is required. The food was excellent, we ordered pork tacos. The chips were ok. We will go again.

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Baltimore, Maryland
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81 reviews 81 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

It was great mexican food and I was excited to see they had quesadila that had lobster. I ordered it but he waitress came back to tell me they discontinued the lobster for the winter. I was disappointed because I thought that would have been very unique. Instead I ordered blackend shrimp and was very happy. The guacamole was a... More 

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Hudson, NH
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39 reviews 39 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

We just visited Diego's in Newport on a recommendation from out hotel. This place is small and cozy and even though we visited in November and we were sitting on a patio area with plastic draped all around, we were perfectly warm and cozy. Tables were patio style and a bit small and round but sufficient. All three of us... More 

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Florida
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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

I spend the Summer here and I LOVED eating at Diego’s. I am originally from California and love my Mexican food. This place is GREAT. The food is wonderful and atmosphere is excellent and fun! Great drinks, and good food! It’s a MUST in Newport!

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Top Contributor
103 reviews 103 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

Last minute planning brought us here - a relative who lives in Newport brought us and we enjoyed it immensely. Maybe it was because we were so hungry! The waitress was very responsive and cheery and the cost is very reasonable. One thing I would change - the chairs are flimsy black metal and for one with back problems, very... More 

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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

We saw Diego's on trip advisor and headed in for a cocktail (with plans to move on for dinner later) just after arriving in Newport. We never left... Sat at the bar and tried several of the craft cocktails, the bartenders are fun, friendly and full of local tips! The nachos were fabulous. We'll be back!

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Massachusetts
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104 reviews 104 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

A perfect return visit: Great tasting margarita's (with actual tequila in them, vs. the competition). Fish tacos and pulled pork burrito were big hits, as usual. Fresh ingredients, very good service. A model for other Mexican eateries.

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Orlando, FL
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19 reviews 19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

My husband and I wanted something other than seafood when we visited Newport, RI. This restaurant hit the mark. Mexican food with a delightful modern twist. I ordered the chicken tacos and my husband had the burrito. We found both dishes to be tasty and liked the fact that they added pineapple to the toppings!

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Dallas, Texas
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75 reviews 75 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Not what we were expecting - we misread/misinterpreted their posted menu! Our fault, not theirs. Their local spin on "Mexican" food wasn't as close to Tex-Mex as we'd have liked, but it was worth the stop. Chicken Quesadillas were good, and their chips and salsa were very good. OK, they were excellent. My chicken tacos were miles off from what... More 

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Additional Information about Diego's

Address: 11 Bowen's Wharf, Newport, RI 02840
Phone Number: 401.619.2640
Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Newport
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 1:00 am
Monday 11:30 am - 1:00 am
Tuesday 11:30 am - 1:00 am
Wednesday 11:30 am - 1:00 am
Thursday 11:30 am - 1:00 am
Friday 11:30 am - 1:00 am
Saturday 9:00 am - 1:00 am
Cuisine: Mexican

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