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Tallulah on Thames

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464 Thames St, Newport, RI 02840-6728
401-849-2433
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5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Wed - Sun 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Newington, Connecticut
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We had the 5 course meal with wine pairing . You have no choice of food or wine and you will be floored with each of the courses which total 9 not 5 by the time you get done. Presentation is superb but the tastes you experience will make you swoon as your palate is overcome with pleasure. Service is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Chef Jake Rojas is a genius. No idea how so many innovative and perfect dishes can come out of one small kitchen. This is 3 Michelin star caliber dining for 1/3 the price. The entire staff performed flawlessly. Bravo!

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Tappan, New York
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fresher,delicious,more exciting food you will not find. This was just a spectacular eating experience. Food was locally grown,beautifully presented, and the entire tasting menu was delicious from start to finish. This was a festival for the taste buds. Do yourself a favor and go. I can't wait to return. Kudos to the chef and the entire staff. This was a... More 

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Berlin
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98 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is fantastic! The freshness of the food coming from local farms around Newport, the taste and the presentation couldn't be better and met exactly what we like. Good products, perfectly cooked and experimental presentation - well done. We loved this place. Also the service is friendly and very attentive. The place is small and nicely decorated. As a... More 

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Newport, Rhode Island
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23 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

New take on many dishes, with some of the best local and regional ingredients. Always a treat when it comes to the food. Good and attentive service early and late, before and after the crush (out of season only). VERY TIGHT SEATING and almost always packed -- no reservations, no table. VERY loud (resonance from tin roof) the second a... More 

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Portsmouth,Rhode Island
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

This Chef belongs on the Food Network station! He is absolutely amazing with the dishes he creates. No other restaurant in Newport compares to this establishment. We are native Newporter's and this is our go to restaurant for the finest of food. The service is top notch and the dishes are presented beautifully. We applaud this restaurant for the total... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

My sister and I dined here in March. We very much enjoyed our prix fixed meals, especially the seasonal nature of it. However, we came here because of an amazing dinner we'd had three or so years ago. We didn't know it was no longer a typical menu, and had been excited to have the cheese plate in particular. In... More 

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Portsmouth, Rhode Island
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016 credit card Amex Card Member Review

After hearing about Tallulah my wife and I decided to try it out. The service from start to finish was excellent. The staff was very attentive and professional. You have the choice of a six course prefixed dining experience, with or without wine pairings or a four course dining experience which you select from a menu. Also, with or without... More 

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Montclair, New Jersey
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24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016

After a few disastrous dining experiences on our trip to Newport, we apparently saved the best for last. First and foremost, this is akin to a tasting menu. Four courses of small, but delicious - farm fresh cuisine. The room is elegant. The service more than capable and the food divine. Get the wine pairing...well worth it!

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Arlington, Virginia
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380 reviews
197 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 164 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2016 via mobile

I love it here. First, ambiance is great and all of staff is so friendly. They were accommodating to a change in our group. Food was really good. We loved some of the innovative options. Prices are high but it's farm to table so I get it. But portions are teeny tiny and I think slightly too small even for... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American
Meals
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 464 Thames St, Newport, RI 02840-6728
  • Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Newport
  • Phone Number: 401-849-2433
Description
This is a new restaurant. Farm to Table movement. Chef owned.

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