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Perro Salado

$$ - $$$Mexican, , Latin
19 Charles St, Newport, RI 02840-2902
+1 401-619-4777
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good32%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“sticky ribs” (34 reviews)
“avocado fries” (25 reviews)
“enchiladas” (23 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
19 Charles St, Newport, RI 02840-2902
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1 - 10 of 288 reviews

Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

The unusual setting matches the food. We enjoyed our margaritas, appetizers, entrees, and desert. Nice ribs and street corn.

Thank 1an96dy1
Reviewed 29 December 2017

The space in Perro Salado is small but the Mexican style food is both unforgettable and inexpensive. This is one of our favorite restaurants in Newport. We are always drawn back by the sticky ribs, charred Caesar salad, tacos and sangria. The eclectic atmosphere and...More

Thank Chris F
Reviewed 19 December 2017

Love the funky, warm, inviting ambiance of this place! The fireplaces are fantastic and add warmth and romance! The food is very good, but the portions are on the small side for the price. The lobster quesadilla is excellent, but doesn’t include any sides.

Thank Ann C
Reviewed 12 December 2017

Specializes in Mexican food, but so much more. Avocado fries, more like poppers to die for. Lots of interesting and veggie combinations. Will always be back when I'm in the area. And kudos who give friendly service to 3 women, which is often not the...More

Thank PemiNH
Reviewed 22 November 2017

Noticed this place earlier on arrival and lots of lovely smells coming from there tempted us to try to get a table without reservation as arrived this day. We had an upstairs table - quite cosy with lots of table and very noisy for us...More

Thank NottinghamRed
Reviewed 22 November 2017 via mobile

Had a group of nine for dinner last night. Dinner was average but they were able to fit in a large table upstairs for us.

Thank Kenneth Frederi... M
Reviewed 13 November 2017

Stopped here on the Neighborhood Food Tour and had a delicious short rib marinated and served in a sweet sauce.

Thank Lucy B
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

Off the main drag in downtown Newport, this 10-yr old restaurant is filled with intimate nooks and crannies, and multiple small bars. Not a bad seat in the place. The food is a modern mash on Tax-Mex. The appetizer and entree selections are hot and...More

Thank JosephBVTV
Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

I had short rib enchiladas and the Mexican Street Corn whuch were bith excellent. They ambiance was great out on the porch with 2 guitarists playing live. They were out of Mexican Coke and Pineapple Juice that went in an alcoholic drink I tried to...More

Thank Elizabeth W
Reviewed 3 September 2017

The four of us came on the advice of our innkeeper; he was spot on with his recommendation. The place was hopping; we waited about a half hour sipping delicious margaritas in the back bar, and were then seated in a second floor dining room....More

Thank TominWestford
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 19 Charles St, Newport, RI 02840-2902
  • Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Newport
  • Phone Number: +1 401-619-4777
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