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Thames Street

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Address: Thames Street, Newport, RI 02840
Phone Number: 4013742553

Popular Newport street filled with many shops.

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fun local shops!

loved walking the street and checking out the small shops! amazing local flare bleeds into everything! some were a bit overpriced and some seemed to be consumed by "tourism... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

loved walking the street and checking out the small shops! amazing local flare bleeds into everything! some were a bit overpriced and some seemed to be consumed by "tourism" overall a fun thing to do... get chilly and windy, best on a warm day

Thank MrsAHolland
Loudon, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Thames St. had the stores that you wanted. Everything from art work to your choice of restaurants all within walking distance.

Thank Robert Y
Rocky Point, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I always love visiting the many shops along Thames (pronounced like "James" here) Street. There are quaint little shops with friendly owners/staff and plenty of places to eat and drink, especially Brick Alley Pub. Thames Street is quite long so there's plenty to see, shop, eat.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

On any day, warm or cold this is a lovely little walk. You can meander through all the little shops and cafe's along your way. You could spend hours here with all there is to see!

Thank Dutremblel
Chambersburg, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited after some places closed for the season so we did a lot of window shopping. This is a great town and I hope to come back again when more places are open.

Thank Biztraveler4two
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great choice of quality shops rather than chains / tatt (British word for junk ie ornaments, junk, garbage, trash, useless items)

Thank Andrew R
San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I enjoyed walking from one side of the town to the other. It's such a nice street with shops and restaurants. Some of the house you will pass by have been a round for a very long time. Some of there are very nice and well kept.

Thank ToniLuvsScuba
New Orleans, Louisiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Was an easy walk from our hotel. Lots of restaurants and shops. Great views of Newport Harbor that is close by as well. Wonderful street to explore.

Thank cbabin1119
Wildwood Crest, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

Thames street is a great place to walk around and shop. There are shops for everyones taste. One of my favorites was Frazzleberries !

Thank Jeri Anne G
Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

Plenty to do while walking along Thames Street. Some of my favorites were Newport Fudgery- getting an elephant ear pastry as well as Virgin and Aged (oil and vinegar shop), and then Mokka coffeehouse. Great destination for a lazy stroll. Plenty to eat, see and do.

Thank JDtravel14

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