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“Street of many different things.” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Thames Street

Thames Street
Thames Street, Newport, RI
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Ranked #27 of 103 things to do in Newport
Activities: Shopping, Hiking
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Owner description: Popular Newport street filled with many shops.
Staten Island, New York
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“Street of many different things.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013

First timer for Newport, but not the last. Only in the area for two days and that is not enough time to even see 1/2 of what this street (and area) has to offer. The shops are non stop. Food? forgetaboutit. BUT all are on the expensive side.

Visited October 2013
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South Brunswick, New Jersey
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63 reviews 63 reviews
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26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
“So much to do, so little time”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013

Thames street offers such a wide variety of restaurants and shops that it's hard to decide which to take advantage of when you have limited time. The menus in many of the restaurants are quite extensive making it hard to,choose. We also found most of the people in the shops to be quite friendly.

Visited October 2013
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Florence
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14 reviews 14 reviews
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“Nice street, with plenty of shops and restaurants”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2013

Nice place to shop and/or dine, especially if you are going to Newport, RI to see the mansions. Park at the visitors center if you go.

Visited October 2013
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Vancouver, BC
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70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
“A Street of Character”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2013

Thames street has not been overrun by international franchise outlets, although there is a starbucks & subway buried in the mix; it's a nice variety of eclectic local eateries & shops.

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Holland, Massachusetts
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44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
“disappointed”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2013

This is a tourist attraction trap with all the t shirt shops. I had hoped to wander and find upscale shops.
Not a good weekend away.

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