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Address: Hope Street, Bristol, RI

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downtown Bristol

beautiful little town with lots of restaurants and shops to visit water views from many restaurants on the water

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 17 January 2017
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

beautiful little town with lots of restaurants and shops to visit water views from many restaurants on the water

Newport, Rhode Island
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016

My husband and I stopped here after a 2 hour ride on the East Providence Bike path. Tiny cafe and snacks were limited selections by mid-afternoon but everything was really delicious, especially the drinks. Cozy and homey.

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Bristol, Rhode Island
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Great shops,restaurants and coffee shops! Don't leave without stopping st Angelina's coffee,Bristol Bagel,Bristol Oyster Bar and The Beehive! A hidden New England Seaside gem that will leave you wanting to return. Visit during the Annual Bristol 4th of July celebration. The oldest,continuous parade celebrating our independence marches down Hope Street every July 4th. And for 2 weeks leading up to... More 

Thank RhodyRN
Providence, Rhode Island
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Come on by. Eat, shop and walk around. There's really only five or so blocks of stuff, but it's all good stuff. Locally made craft stores, great food and of course Lippit Park at the end. This is a lovely part of Providence.

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Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

We spent some time wandering along Hope Street visiting the shops. Nice pleasant street and an easy walk. Nothing great.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016

Spent the day relaxing on the waterfront, enjoying an ice cream and visiting the varied shops along Hope Street

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Newton, MA
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388 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

Bristol is a nice, quaint town, but nothing exceptional. We found the shops to be disappointing. There are a few historical places along the street, but not special.

Thank Mark S
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

Was blown away by Hope Street and Bristol town! the only way to describe this place is it's like Disney World but real!! lovely and interesting shops, great restaurants and friendly people. Everything you could want from a small coastal new England town.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016

I absolutely love Bristol, RI. A very quaint deepwater seaport named after Bristol, England. Bristol has the oldest continuously celebrated Independence Day festivities in the United States. Situated on a peninsula, with Narragansett Bay on its west and Mount Hope Bay on its east, the views are spectacular and the beaches gorgeous. .Hope Street is dotted with shops, restaurants and... More 

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Laval, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

Bristol gives the visitor a taste of history, of quiet streets and lovely seashore walks. The people are friendly and the pace of life is more relaxed than in Providence. It's worth stopping and staying a while.

1 Thank K008

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