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Bowen's Wharf, Newport

(260+ reviews on the web)
Pier / Boardwalk Shopping Mall
Welcome to Newport's premiere year-round destination.

Brick walks, granite quays, and 18th century commercial wharf buildings bring you back to Bowen's beginnings as a thriving seaport in one of the finest natural harbors in New England. Trading with all corners of the world, then and now, Bowen's Wharf is central to the city's commerce and culture.
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Reviews
TripAdvisor
  • This place is exceptionally beautiful! Amazing scenery! Boats filled the harbor while savory smells linger everywhere you turn! Seafood. Sweets. Mexican flare food. Shops all around! Perfect place to ...  more »
  • This is a quaint place to walk around. There are not many shops, but you can definitely find a nice place to eat or make reservations for sailboat and other tours.  more »
  • This was on my list to visit but I was little disappointed. A few upscale shops and some restaurants. You can take a boat tour from here. It took us 10 minutes to walk around and then we left.  more »
Google
  • Beautiful place to walk with the nice weather. There are a lot of places to shop, to eat and to enjoy! Plenty attractions during seasonal time: May - Oct.
  • Amazing date night spot. My filet was amazing and my wife loved the special.
  • Very typical tourist trap area. Pretty area, parking will be expensive and difficult when in full season.
  • Friendly, knowledgeable staff very relaxed and efficient,good food and wide selection of craft beers and ciders.
  • Nice place to walk around to explore with family and friends. Plenty of restaurants and places to shop. A little bit expensive but atmosphere is very nice.