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Address: Thames Street, Newport, RI 02840
Phone Number: 4013742553
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Popular Newport street filled with many shops.

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Fun walk and lots of shopping

But wear comfortable shoes! Thames is a long street, and there are cobblestones in places. My husband and I enjoyed the walk, and lucked out on a large sale at Brooks Brothers... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Jelena F
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

But wear comfortable shoes! Thames is a long street, and there are cobblestones in places. My husband and I enjoyed the walk, and lucked out on a large sale at Brooks Brothers, and some real deals elsewhere. It was a lovely day, so it was crowded, but we took advantage of the occasion bench along the way, and took our... More 

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Thank Jelena F
Carmel, New York
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Love to walk around. Visit the shops. Touristy but nice. Not crowded on day I went. Love cobblestone streets.

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Thank randiec
East Hanover
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66 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

An enjoyable walk along a somewhat quaint, old street, lined on both sides with eateries and interesting shops to browse through. Street is narrow and may present some walking difficulty to walking devices.

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Thank Thomas M
North West England, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

An extremely busy place full of shops , restaurants ,bars and next to the harbour . In Summer it was difficult to find a parking space but we stayed at the Admiral Fitzroy Inn on Thames Street which had free parking which was brilliant .

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Thank Ian and Susan B
Jersey City, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed walking up and down Thames Street. We visited quite a few bars and shops. We had dinner and people watched. It was fun!

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Thank Tracey W
Greenville, South Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

All kinds of shops, eateries, and goodies for the anyone. Watch your step, cobblestones are charming yet uneven, tough on your feet. Best find for my husband was the beverage store under new management behind the gas station where he snagged 4 yummy local beers under $10! ( Having a private balcony with a water view, we had our own... More 

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Thank Lynda P
Brooklyn, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Many shops and cafes along this strip with friendly shop owners to answer all your questions. One specific Vintage & Vogue speak to joanne

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Thank LAFAMILLEG11231
Newport, Rhode Island
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful street! Shops and historic homes. Nice to walk. Great charm. Must do! Great way to get the feel of Newport.

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Thank Jill D
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My sister and I found this shoppe, Virgin & Aged. Olive oils and balsamic viniagrettes. What a great place!! I purchased the Black Cherry & Ginger Balsamic Viniagrette. OMG!!! LOVED IT!!!! Best ever!!! I've been chowing down salads like crazy because of this stuff!!! I also got the smaller ones, Wild Blueberry, Raspberry, Strawberry & Black Cherry. Awesome...just awesome :)

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Thank Lisa H
Wallingford, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

this is a great spot to wander around, shop and eat! there is a little of everything both day and night.

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