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“Shrimp Donuts”
Review of The Mooring

The Mooring
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Ranked #7 of 234 Restaurants in Newport
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $30 - $80
Cuisines: Seafood
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Restaurant details
Good for: Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic, Large groups
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: America's Cup Ave.
Description: The ideal embodiment of Newport dining: the freshest seafood, al fresco seating, expansive harbor views, and warm hospitality. Our award-winning wine list is one of the most acclaimed in New England.
Killington, Vermont
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149 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
“Shrimp Donuts”
Reviewed June 6, 2014

Yup that is why we went here while on a girls trip in Newport. One of our friends just had to have shrimp donuts. We tried to get a dinner reservation but they could not take us until 9:45 - our fault for not booking earlier. But we managed to sit at the bar (very lucky to get 4 seats) when a party went to the dining room. The bartender was friendly and the shrimp donuts, although a bit thicker than I anticipated were worth the trip! Two others in our party ordered the lobster/filet sliders and they too were very pleased. Very pleasant experience - we'd go back for sure.
This place was packed and it is not summer season yet so reservations are a must.

  • Visited June 2014
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Albany, NY
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“Great Scenery, Service and Food Very Good”
Reviewed June 5, 2014

We spent several days in Newport recently. We went to The Mooring the first night and enjoyed the service, food and ambiance. The view is not as good as say the Lobster Company, but still very nice. Plan to have dinner here around sunset - the view is beautiful.

  • Visited June 2014
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Puyallup, Washington
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“Great evening at the Mooring”
Reviewed June 4, 2014

Spent 3 days in Newport. Went to The Mooring the first night and enjoyed it so much that we went back out last night. Go at sunset - the setting is beautiful and the lobster is delicious.

  • Visited May 2014
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Danbury, CT
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“Fabulous”
Reviewed June 4, 2014 via mobile

You've got to try the doughnuts, these fritters are to die for, I could have made a meal out of them. All our meals were excellent and the staff is top notch.

Visited June 2014
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Whately, Massachusetts
2 reviews
“Always great”
Reviewed June 3, 2014

We are returning customers at the Mooring. It is one we cannot miss when visiting Newport. I had the fish and chips - best ever! Great service and the view is amazing. Highly recommend. The server knew it was our anniversary and gave as a dessert on the house, so sweet.

  • Visited June 2014
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