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Sea Shai

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747 Aquidneck Ave Ste 6, Middletown, RI 02842-7253
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun 12:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tue - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Nazareth, Pennsylvania
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 24, 2016

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.

1 Thank I4937PQmarkk
Lincoln, New Hampshire
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28 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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 

2 Thank Michael T
Narragansett, Rhode Island
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210 reviews
134 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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 

2 Thank billcarroll289
Poughkeepsie, New York
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336 reviews
187 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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 

1 Thank Trvlchic5
Middletown, Rhode Island
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 10, 2015

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

1 Thank Nancy4612
boston area
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles 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

Thank sape1
Hollywood, Florida
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229 reviews
169 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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.

Thank CR1325
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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 

Thank Chuck W
Pawtucket, Rhode Island
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles 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 

Thank Stenjess
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63 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles 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.

1 Thank Enna J

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Korean
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?