This is a great place to stop in for a fun meal during the day when the view is at its best. A bit overpriced for dinner and while so beautifully appointed, it falls into the disheartening category of seafood restaurants that want to keep the old Newport seafaring tradition alive by tearing down all the old traditional buildings and crafting ones that meet today's expectations of nautical character. The food is good, the service excellent but nothing you couldn't get at a Red Lobster in Nowheresville, USA. OK, the Bag of Doughnuts (lobster, crab & shrimp fritters) is pretty darn good with a cold beer but you can get these just about anywhere in Newport so don't make a special trip here just for these. In talking with others, this place is great for a lunch or mid-day snack - the soups are good and warming. So enjoy a light meal here and walk around the town for places that have more of the real Newport charm (though frankly, these are becoming harder to find each year).
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