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Midtown Oyster Bar

€€ - €€€American, , Seafood
345 Thames St, Newport, RI 02840-6601
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good35%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“oysters” (276 reviews)
“cod chowder” (10 reviews)
“mahi” (13 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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345 Thames St, Newport, RI 02840-6601
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Midtown oyster bar is what Newport is all about! From the decor and ambiance to the phenomenal food and beyond world class service - I would highly recommend! Our server Jennifer was phenomenal, she holds the standard for perfect service! Thank you for making our...More

Thank vmmori93
Reviewed 1 week ago

Came here on separate occasions for lunch, dinner and drinks with friends during a weekend wedding trip to Newport. On all three visits I really had a good experience here. Their oyster selection is great and complemented the lobster roll very well at lunch. Bar...More

Thank mvasque3
Reviewed 1 week ago

We always enjoy a visit to Midtown Oyster and the grilled octopus. Comfortable bar upstairs where you feel right at home. Make sure to visit the next time in Newport.

Thank Kelli T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place to eat. Something on the menu for everyone. Loved the lobster deviled eggs! Waitress was very attentive and we didn't feel rushed. Totally enjoyed the dinner.

Thank workingmom729
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Where do we start! We sat at the Oyster Bar and Harry was the best we ended up having Two Dozens Oysters that he picked for us and his knowledge of Oysters and his personality was worth every bit. When then had there chowder followed...More

Thank John F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In town for New Years weekend. Went Friday around 5 and sat at the bar. Had the grilled octopus, scallop crudo and 1/2 doz. oysters for apps. All were delicious and priced as you would think for Newport. My wife had the Seafood Pan Roast...More

Thank chinnamann
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We decided to eat here for my birthday. We decided to eat at the bar upstairs. Great bar staff. Very friendly and helpful. Great atmosphere as we met some really nice couples while there. We decided to have appetizers. We started with the tuna poke....More

Thank Kenneth S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We consumed 20 oysters between the 3 of us. Lots of choices & clearly labeled when served. The duck tacos were fabulous. The blacken fish tacos were fresh & delicious. The fish and chips had a light batter & the portion was large. The French...More

Thank buffettb
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had lunch here for a friend's birthday and we were not disappointed. Everything that we ordered was exceptional, and they had a great bar area as well. They have some amazing seafood dishes, and although I stuck to the classics I really enjoyed everything...More

Thank Angel R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went to meet friends for drinks and appetizers and stayed for dinner. Great time with some of the best shrimp evrr!

Thank cfalz
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Sandra B
18 March 2016|
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Response from Arnie S | Reviewed this property |
$100.00 is good amount for two with drinks
Eileen W
12 February 2015|
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Response from BermyStylie | Reviewed this property |
The staff were super friendly and very accommodating when I was there. I can't imagine that they would not meet your request. Although I do agree with others that it may not be the most "kid friendly" place. I'm a big fan of... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
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11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 345 Thames St, Newport, RI 02840-6601
  • Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Newport
  • Phone Number: 401-619-4100
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