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Ryan Family Amusements

268 Thames St, Newport, RI 02840-6613
+1 401-846-5774
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Reminiscent of childhood

Convinced my husband to stop in here because we had time to kill before our dinner reservation. We... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
R_OConnor14
,
Boston, Massachusetts
via mobile
Smell of Mold: it is unhealthy

I am appalled that the city of Newport let this place run! It is unhealthy... the smell of mold is... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
caicoscolors
,
florida
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good56%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
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“small arcade” (2 reviews)
“rainy day” (4 reviews)
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Hours Today: 12:00 - 21:00
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268 Thames St, Newport, RI 02840-6613
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+1 401-846-5774
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Convinced my husband to stop in here because we had time to kill before our dinner reservation. We ended up staying for over an hour and had a blast. Couldn’t pull my husband away from one of the games, and they had ski-ball, which I...More

Thank R_OConnor14
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I am appalled that the city of Newport let this place run! It is unhealthy... the smell of mold is terrible. Smaller than more modern arcades, has a decent selection of games, not the best but quite extensive given the size of the place. Selection...More

Thank caicoscolors
Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

Have been here several times and never disappointed. Great fun even without children! New games every years, clean and well maintained with helpful staff. Reasonably priced with more than decent prizes! Was able to "win" a 3 foot Red Sox banner!!

Thank NorthfordBill
Reviewed 6 January 2017

This was a good place to kick back and have a little fun, even as an adult. Seems like there is something for all ages. Very organized and had three different levels. It was open until 10 during the off season which gave my wife...More

Thank Benjamin L
Reviewed 29 November 2016

We were in Newport over Thanksgiving for a mini family reunion that included our two grandsons, ages 15 and 10. They are great boys but can only handle so much shopping and cliff walking. Ryan Family Amusements was a perfect place to amuse them while...More

Thank Laurie289
Reviewed 12 October 2016

I have taken my kids to this arcade many times and they seem to really enjoy it. You pre-pay for a card that you swipe in the 40 or so games. Most of the games dole out tickets you can exchange for prizes. Some games...More

Thank Locovore
Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

This is a small arcade. The prices of the games are very reasonable, the cheapest I saw in any arcade. $50 card for 2 kids would let them play everything. Prizes are nice.

1  Thank lillyrose212
Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

As where the church is...you'll get 20 answers. Ask where the arcade is you'll get one. This place is it for those who want to let the kids have fun for a bit. Not a huge place but plenty of games for the kids (and...More

1  Thank Frank M
Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

Clean, fun, a little small but kids had a blast!! Worth it if your in the area and you need to entertain the kids for a while!

Thank Mommyredsox
Reviewed 16 July 2016

Aracades, small amusement rides for children. You can play games, get tickets and choose fun prizes. Bathrooms are on sight for patrons and they are very clean. Best of all, Air Conditioned! No tokens here, you purchase a gaming card like a credit card to...More

Thank CMC_2012
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