We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Sea Shai

Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
747 Aquidneck Ave Ste 6, Middletown, RI 02842-7253
6190968
Website
Today
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

28 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
Showing 27: English reviews
Nazareth, Pennsylvania
Level Contributor
8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Having lived in Korea while in the army, we love Korean food. Sea Shia is not Americanized Korean food. It is authentic. I love it there! The staff is very pleasant.

Helpful?
Thank I4937PQmarkk
Lincoln, New Hampshire
Level Contributor
27 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2016

Found this restaurant after getting sick of seafood from American pubs. Had great reviews so my wife and I came here during our 2 years anniversary celebratory trip to Newport. Godzilla Roll: Must try, I was a bit worried due to the cream cheese inside with the shrimp but they lived in harmony. So delicious Sliced Pork in Spicy Sauce:... More 

Helpful?
2 Thank Michael T
Narragansett, Rhode Island
Level Contributor
152 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2015

Our friends who spent time in Korea brought us to their favorite Korean restaurant. Sea Shai was a great introduction to this delicious cuisine. We ate family style and let them order an array of tasty dishes. I have to say there wasn't one thing I did not enjoy. We ordered so much food including soup and we just devoured... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank billcarroll289
Poughkeepsie, New York
Level Contributor
314 reviews
169 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2015

We were looking for a place to eat away from Newport and stumbled onto this place. It is located in a quiet little plaza that seemed quiet for the evening. We were surprised at how large it was inside. The menu was fairly extensive and offered Korean and Japanese food specialties. We ordered a number of appetizers to try and... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank Trvlchic5
Middletown, Rhode Island
Level Contributor
18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015

Lots of choices, well prepared and good service. Hibachi room or regular restaurant . Prices are reasonable , portions are good.

Helpful?
1 Thank Nancy4612
boston area
Level Contributor
3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2015

I was so excited to try this restaurant. I did do take out but focused on Korean menu. The "Korean Mandu and b imam bp disappointed and do not understand the reviews? The "Mandu was frame Frozen dumplings you could find anywhere

Helpful?
Thank sape1
Hollywood, Florida
Level Contributor
208 reviews
151 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2015 via mobile

While staying in Newport we wanted to get away from the crowds in the downtown area. We decided to try the SEA SHAI and it was wonderful. Out of the way and good quality food. I haven't had Korean good in a long time. Brought back some good memories. I recommend if your in the area.

Helpful?
Thank CR1325
Level Contributor
10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2015 via mobile

Went with wife and 2 little ones, ordered sushi for us, yaki soba w/ chicken for kids. Noodles were great, they just don't have kids menu, so they didn't understand just made noodles with chicken, but kids Judy picked around veggies. The crazy Dragon roll was one of best I've ever had, tuna super fresh, spicy tuna on top had... More 

Helpful?
Thank Chuck W
Pawtucket, Rhode Island
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

I have been going there once a week following a class I take in Newport. I asked for Hae du bap - not on the menu, but they make it for me anyway - sparkling fresh raw fish on vegetables, with small sides of kimchee and other small treats. Fabulous food. It's my main "go to" place. Last time before... More 

Helpful?
Thank Stenjess
Level Contributor
38 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 via mobile

The absolute best Korean and Japanese restaurant in Rhode Island. Good food, enormous portions and great service! Definitely make the trip if you're in the tristate area.

Helpful?
1 Thank Enna J

Travelers who viewed Sea Shai also viewed

 

Been to Sea Shai? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Korean
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 747 Aquidneck Ave Ste 6, Middletown, RI 02842-7253
  • Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Middletown
  • Phone Number: 6190968

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Sea Shai staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?