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Franklin Spa

229 Spring St, Newport, RI 02840-6826
401-847-3540
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Ranked #42 of 206 Restaurants in Newport
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $21 - $30
Cuisines: American
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch
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English first
Norwalk, Connecticut
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71 reviews 71 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

As others have described, this restaurant has a classic diner feel but offers elevated diner food. The menu has pretty standard breakfast fare but the brunch menu is really where it sets itself apart. We stopped in for brunch after a quick trip to Newport. We got there a little before 10 and there was already a line forming and... More

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Burlington, Vermont
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

Food was excellent. Great service. Highly recommend it. Had the Porteguese sailor...so good. Good prices...cash only.

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Seattle
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257 reviews 257 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
219 helpful votes 219 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

This restaurant was a short walk from our waterfront hotel, a good choice for breakfast at a much more reasonable price than the hotel. Despite the odd name, there's nothing spa-like about it; it's like an old fashioned diner with an extensive breakfast menu - eggs, omelettes, breakfast sandwiches, pancakes, French toast, eggs Benedict, breakfast burrito rolls, muffins, etc. presented... More

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Senior Contributor
44 reviews 44 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Nothing fancy but much better than hotel pricing. Expect to have a wait, as they can be very busy during tourist season.

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Westchester, New York, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

It is set up as a little diner style breakfast spot but with "sit down" prices, relatively expensive prices at that. I would be willing to pay a premium if there was something unique or above average about the dining selections but it is all just average. You're better off saving your money to spend later for lunch or primarily... More

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New York
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13 reviews 13 reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

Egg sandwich on sweet portuguese bread was the best thing we ordered - lobster benedict is just ok. Smoothies decent.

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Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014 via mobile

We were advised to go here by friends and I'm glad we did. All kinds of yummy things were on the menu, and it was all great. The smoothies were a league of their own though. What I liked best was that it was local, not a tourist in sight and the staff had a great relationship with the clients... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
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47 reviews 47 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014 via mobile

The ambiance of this restaurant takes the customer back 4 decades.....which is a good thing! We ate breakfast here twice during our week long stay in Newport. The blueberry stuffed French toast was heavenly! Service was attentive...coffee was tasty and hot. I cannot say enough good things about this fine restaurant. Don't miss it on your trip to Newport!

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New York City, New York
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

We were referred here by a Hotel concierge. It is more like a small corner diner. Very homey, clean, no bells and whistles. Fast friend service. I had a veggie omelet with home fries. complaints. My son ordered the buttermilk pancakes which he said were the best pancakes he has ever had. They arrived piping hot with a sprinkle of... More

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Windsor, Colorado
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

Great food, service and menu. If you want a great time, sit at the counter and watch the cooks coordinated effort on the grills. Great food and great time. Breakfast was delicious and more than enoughm and very reasonably priced. Worth the wait!

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Additional Information about Franklin Spa

Address: 229 Spring St, Newport, RI 02840-6826
Phone Number: 401-847-3540
Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Newport
Average Prices: USD 21 - 30
Cuisine: American

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