Restaurant Reviews

Muse by Jonathan Cartwright

At Muse, the chef’s tasting menu combines rich, classic cuisine with a fresh, American approach.

Avenue N

With an inviting space and a modern menu featuring local ingredients, East Providence finally has an all-American bistro.

Four Tasting Menus

Sometimes impromptu, sometimes mapped out in advance, a chef’s tasting menu is the mark of culinary talent as well as a gastronomic wishlist. Creative, somewhat spendy, but worth every penny, these feasts allow local chefs to shine.


With its chic, inviting renovation and accomplished new menu, Tazza has morphed from hipster coffeehouse to stylish downtown restaurant.

Thames Street Kitchen

A humble Newport restaurant is quietly attracting a following the old-fashioned way — with its food.

The Grill at Forty 1° North

A room with a view: At Forty 1 North guests gear up to see and be seen — and spend big. Welcome to a new brand of luxury dining.


Bridge’s span is broad: killer views, a deep drink list and a menu with everyman appeal. The weather’s finally warm. Will the crowds trek to Westerly?


Definitely not your grandfather’s fish house, the new Christie’s flaunts Asian flavors and is a decidedly hip hangout.

Centro Restaurant and Lounge

At the Westin, it’s out with Agora and in with Centro. But will upscale Italian woo diners Downcity?

Cafe Nuovo

Big, bold excess — culinary and aesthetic —  is still the secret to Cafe Nuovo’s success.

Perro Salado

Mad for mole? A modern take on Mexican has a cult following in Newport.
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