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Newport and vicinity recommendations for NYC foodies

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Newport and vicinity recommendations for NYC foodies

krystle920 | Aug 26, 2008 06:49 PM

We are driving up from NYC to Newport this labor day weekend and would appreciate your recommendations. Looking for must-go restaurants in the Newport vicinity - perhaps something iconic, unique, or a local institution. Not really going for the most expensive fancy French/New American type restaurant similar to those in NYC. Based on what I've read in these boards, here is my list so far:

-Flo's Clam Shack
-Black Pearl
-Scales and Shells
-Salvation Cafe
-Gary's Handy Lunch
-Ocean Coffee Roasters
-Pour Judgment / Yesterday's for drinks (looking for something like a local brewery or one with a good beer selection or one with a great atmosphere)

We would drive up on Friday and come back Sunday night. So we would have 2 breakfasts/brunches, 2 lunches, and 2-3 dinners (may stop in Mystic for Abbott's or New Haven for Louis Lunch or somewhere else on the way there or on the way back).

We would appreciate your tips/recommendations. Thanks!

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