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181 Bellevue Ave, Newport, RI 02840-3589
(401) 846-6332
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Good for:
Families with children
Dining on a budget

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  • 38
    Excellent
  • 62
    Very good
  • 39
    Average
  • 18
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Lunch with hubby

I came with my husband in between touring the mansions. It reminds me very much of a Friendly's Restaurant. It's nothing fancy, but the place is clean and the service is friendly. For starters, we got the clam chowder. The chowder was creamy and had good flavor. More potatoes than clams, but hot... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 26, 2015
AMHarvie
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  • Families with children
  • Dining on a budget
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English first
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40 reviews 40 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015 NEW

I came with my husband in between touring the mansions. It reminds me very much of a Friendly's Restaurant. It's nothing fancy, but the place is clean and the service is friendly. For starters, we got the clam chowder. The chowder was creamy and had good flavor. More potatoes than clams, but hot and tasty all the same. I ordered... More 

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13 reviews 13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

This is a nice little ice cream shop with hot and cold sandwiches and all types of salads and grilled items. The service was good. The place holds about 75 people. It's a very family / kids frendly place.

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Methuen, Massachusetts
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Second time visiting there. It seems like a pretty famous local place that a lot of people go to. It's close to the highway and a lot of hotels. This time I got an ice cream sundae to go. It was delicious. The size isn't very big compared to other local ice cream places in my area. But it was... More 

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Chesapeake, Virginia
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340 reviews 340 reviews
143 restaurant reviews
182 helpful votes 182 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

My kids enjoyed eating at the counter, and since we were there around 3pm, on a weekday, in March, the place was virtually empty. We ordered an appetizer sampler. It was your typical frozen, bagged fare. Nothing special. Ice cream was good, but again, nothing to write home about. Prices are reasonable. Had I been hungrier, I may have tried... More 

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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

I went to Newport Creamery with some friends for lunch. Our waiter forgot to put in my order and was extremely apathetic about it. He didn't even apologize or seem to care. The only reason I'm giving it two stars (instead of one) is because the manager was kind enough to take my meal off the bill. The food was... More 

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Annapolis, Maryland
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

Best described as "old school". A lunch counter and interesting combinations of sandwiches. Prices are great, as there aren't too many places in Newport where 2 people can have lunch for under $20. Breakfast was just OK. Our server was new and didn't know he difference between over easy eggs and sunny side up eggs. I asked if the corned... More 

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Montville, Connecticut
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62 reviews 62 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

Their ice cream was not too sweet, we liked it. Check your bill though, we were charged extra for an item that was specifically noted on their menu to be included in the dish. After a few back and forth with the wait staff, they were honored the price on the menu.

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Port Isaac, United Kingdom
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6 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

One MUST go for the AWFU-AWFUL - the Newport special milk shake. If I recall it is Mondays that has the two for one - two locations - one on the Middletown side and one in Newport on Bellevue Ave. Great for breakfast.

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Southbury, CT
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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

When we entered the restaurant, it was not busy and we were advised that someone would seat us soon. It took quite a while for someone to seat us. Considering the place was almost empty, that was unacceptable. My husband had a burger and I had a salad. The salad was okay. I have had much better. My husband said... More 

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Waterbury, Connecticut
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015 via mobile

I always make a point to eat at the creamery when I'm in newport. They never fail to make me satisfied. Wonderful service and delicious food. Prices are fair and portions are good. The home made ice cream is definitely a must try!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 181 Bellevue Ave, Newport, RI 02840-3589
  • Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Newport
  • Phone Number: (401) 846-6332

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 1 - 20
  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget

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