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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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Portsmouth, RI
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141 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I am combining my last two visits into this one review. Previous last visit: Sat at the bar, as we always do. Justin is a very attentive server. My other half ordered a Greek salad which she THOUROUGHLY enjoyed. I ordered the baked stuffed lobster for $40. According to the menu description: stuffed with baby shrimp, crabmeat and lobster. Well... More 

Thank Jerry P
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73 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2016

This was a very good restaurant which accommodated a party of 10 very well. Lots of great items to choose from.

Thank Dan D
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 5, 2016 via mobile

The owner was very pleasant and went out of his way to serve us a fresh breakfast, even though he was getting ready for a busy Friday dinner hour. He was very personable, the food was great and he even gave us a tour of the hotel rooms. I would definitely recommend this place for eating and staying. Food was... More 

Thank maria b
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 30, 2016

In the area for a wedding and found this wonderful restaurant. It's away from the crowds in Newport and well worth the effort to get farther out of town to visit. Unassuming from the front (plenty of parking in the rear). Arrived early for dinner (about 5:00 and no waiting for a table). The two local ladies at the table... More 

Thank vufinder
Miami, Florida
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45 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 19, 2016

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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33 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 27, 2016 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 bubbles Reviewed July 27, 2016 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 bubbles 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 bubbles 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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73 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Seafood
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
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?