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Newport's Historic Bayfront

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This area has everything fishing charters, Pubs, seafood restaurant, aquarium, wax works, shops. If... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Meridian, Idaho
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Neat little pocket of shops and fish stores

Went there on a Tuesday. Many were closed but it is a pleasant place to drive thru. The undersea... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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All reviews seafood sea lions fishing boats bay front fresh fish working port fish processing local ocean candy shops wax museum salt water taffy lots of shops shrimp tourist shops undersea gardens great place to walk fun to watch
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This area has everything fishing charters, Pubs, seafood restaurant, aquarium, wax works, shops. If you’re luck you will see bald eagles. Sea lions around the docks.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank lightkeeper7
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went there on a Tuesday. Many were closed but it is a pleasant place to drive thru. The undersea gardens is somewhat overrated Bought fresh crabs off the boat, yumie. And its free

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank wmcclay
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This Historic Bayfront is many things. It is a tourist area with shops and restaurants. It is also a working harbor with a steady amount of activity surrounding the fleet of boats, both commercial and otherwise that go about their business every day. It is...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Robert S
Reviewed January 15, 2019

A fine example of a working waterfront, with great seafood restaurants, active fishing boats and fish mongers. Check out the alway amusing harbor seal dock, and maybe book a harbor tour/ whale watch boat, or try your hand at landing tonights meal on one of...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Eddy333MJ
Reviewed January 15, 2019

When we're in Newport my kids always want to go see if the Sea Lions are hanging out in the bay, so we usually stop & check. There are tons of fun shops & great restaurants (including two Mo's locations) all in the midst of...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Heather P
Reviewed January 14, 2019

Love seeing the boats, the crab nets and fishermen loading their fish to the processors. Love seeing the original Mo's and Mo's Two plus looking at all the new places to eat.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank theinnatdiamondwoods
Reviewed January 6, 2019

Great place to wander, watch the working fishers and crabbers, in winter visit the lovely, noisy sea lions who come to rest. Fun shops, great restaurants (at mostly reasonable prices) - especially Mo's. Be sure to walk toward the end of the bay and notice...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank DaphneS136
Reviewed January 6, 2019

The historic Newport bay front is a working fish processing center, with some very good restaurants! You are able to watch commercial fishing vessels unload their catches, schedule a deep sea fishing trip, and enjoy some great seafood within several blocks! A great stop is...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Dave K
Reviewed January 5, 2019 via mobile

If you're a fan of Sea Lions, Newport is the place to be! The Sea Lions are in the water, on the wharfs and on the docks. Barking is the Lions' main method of communication, so be prepared for noise. Lots and lots of noise....More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank GaryMcK50
Reviewed December 31, 2018

An interesting mix of commercial fisheries and tourist/retail space. Unfortunately, the commercial fisheries are on the side of the street nearest the water and they are very large and tall buildings. The rest of the ocean view areas are taken up with tall restaurants (boasting...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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June 30, 2018|
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Response from mjtjohnson3 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, yet it’s crowded with people
July 29, 2017|
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Response from Vegasdbinhawaii | Reviewed this property |
There are at least two docks on the north side of the bay (where the sea lions congregate) where you can fish and crab.
July 29, 2017|
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Response from Susan R | Reviewed this property |
No you cannot. It is truly a port for major packing fish for large firms. Very nearby you can fish,or crab.