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Rhea's Restaurant

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120 W Main Rd, Middletown, RI 02842-4937
(401) 841-5560
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Tue - Sun 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Miami, Florida
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39 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Just reviewed property as a b n b.....I believe it is open for dinner only but I could be wrong....Not too spicy not too sweet...just right. Waitress minds her own business and isn't too pushy or needy which I appreciate. She knew the menu like the back of her hand and I highly recommend this little diamond in the ruff... More 

Thank natalia s
Shokan, New York
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32 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here for breakfast while on vacation. Everything was very good...especially the home fries...they were perfectly seasoned!! I also had a Belgian waffle...that was a little denser than I'm used to, it was more cake-like, but also delicious...just more filling than I am used to.

Thank Heather C
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Food was delicious and extremely fresh, the service was friendly and great. It was recommended by some local folks we talked to in passing. Would definitely go back and highly recommend.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Hampton Falls, New Hampshire
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

We found Newport to be way to busy way to crowded and way to expensive to even park. Yea i know July in a resort town-to be expected. We drove around and saw this little place, hungry and tired we gave it a try. Best decision ever made. Small cute clean place with a fireplace, huge menu and great service.... More 

Thank beachbumirishshelley
Wysox, Pennsylvania
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016

Great gathering place for dinner with a varied menu in a bright comfortable dining area without loud music so we could focus on socializing. Dinners were excellently prepared, cooked to perfection, not a single miss according to all six diners. Baked Cod Dinner and BBQ Ribs both 5 stars. Ribs were unexpectedly meaty with the perfect sauce. All were complimented... More 

Thank Donsylv
Pittsburgh, PA, USA
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69 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016

Very impressed. Looked around on Yelp for a place in Newport, but the ones in the tourist part of Newport were so packed, and so hard to park. Found this place about 10 min away, easy to park, quiet place. Though there was only one waitress who had to attend the bar and serve the whole place, she was efficient,... More 

Thank Family_of_4PGH
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12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2016

I stopped in for a light dinner of a soup and salad and it was very enjoyable. I had Clam Chowder and Greek Salad and both were excellent.

Thank Raymond J
Raynham, Massachusetts
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2015

OK, thank goodness for review sites as my wife and I who have been married for over 26 years and live a short drive over the MA border to Newport found ourselves again in that wonderful town looking for dinner. Remembering that we recently made a promise to try new places and not simply choose the same restaurants that we... More 

Thank Jay G
North Kingstown, Rhode Island
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38 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2015

Bought a half rack of ribs and they are the best in all of southern RI. The clam chowder was good also. Great ambiance and friendly, prompt service. Highly recommended.

Thank Russell M
Warwick, RI
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37 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2015

Upon picking my daughter up from college for a lunch date, we wanted to try someplace "non ethnic" - Chinese, Indian, Italian, Mexican - and although I used to live about 3 minutes away, had never tried Rhea's - but had heard about their ribs! We did arrive a bit early, maybe about 4:30 or so, and were the first... More 

Thank Marilyn R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 120 W Main Rd, Middletown, RI 02842-4937
  • Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Middletown
  • Phone Number: (401) 841-5560

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