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Diego's

11 Bowen's Wharf, Newport, RI 02840
401.619.2640
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Ranked #27 of 205 restaurants in Newport
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Mexican
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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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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Glastonbury, Connecticut
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6 reviews 6 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

We love Diego's! Great drinks, guac and food! The small plates to share are incredible - especially the mushroom truffle quesadillas. Service was great too! If you remember bring a marker to write on the bathroom wall - with the many other Diego fans. Enjoy!!

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East Haven, Connecticut
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

Loved the quaint atmosphere of the outdoor patio/cafe feel. Meal was fresh and full of flavor! Had the best bloody mary with blue cheese stuffed jalopeno!!! Heavenly...finished every last bite!

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Philadelphia
Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

had a late lunch at Diego's this week. The shredded pork spring rolls and spicy guacomole were great. The nachos with chicken (can't remember the name) were good. The creme on them was a little heavier than I antipcated (thought it would be more of a sauce). Had to pay $5 for chips and salsa. Never been to a mexican... More

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Canton, Massachusetts
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Casual, open air, delicious, friendly staff and all around go back to over and over. Great guac, a super margarita and a flan to die for. All ages were enjoying the food.

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Contributor
14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Diego's is one of my favorite restaurants to go to. Not only do they have authentic Mexican cuisine, but they also have an incredible drink list. My favorite drink is the Santa Baya Margarita, which is similar to a typical margarita, but served with cinnamon. I also think their enchiladas are the best around. I have had the pulled pork... More

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Service was great and the food was tasty. The price was lower than what the quality and quantity would suggest, which was great. Margaritas' were strong and flavorful. The staff was helpful with suggestions and recommendations. This was is a definite must.

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New York City, New York
Top Contributor
91 reviews 91 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

The patio is now open, and I recommend you sit out there. Market lights strewn all around, this casual spot is serving fresh Mexican cuisine with a modern twist. To start, we ordered the Braker’s Guac (made-to order guacamole served with freshly cooked tortilla chips with Salsa Fresca). This is the perfect starter, and the best part is, they refill your... More

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Shrewsbury, MA
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

A friend and I had a light lunch before a sailboat ride on the Adirondack II and randomly chose Diego's because it is close to sailboat launch. Check Diego's out if you want Some unique mexican choices with seafood flair. The guacamole had shrimp, scallops on top and was so fresh and flavourful. Spicy tuna tostadas were excellent as well.... More

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SanFrancisco Bay Area
Top Contributor
114 reviews 114 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

It was a busy night but from the time we asked for a table till dinner arrived was over 1.5 hours. Food was ok. Lots of interesting things on the menu. They also have a kids menu

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Boston
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84 reviews 84 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

We stopped in for some appetizers and drinks. The menu and drink list have some new and interesting options that you won't see at the typical pub or waterfront bar. Try the grilled avocado and one of their many tequila cocktails. Looking forward to visiting again on our next trip to Newport.

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