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The Newport Playhouse and Cabaret Restaurant

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102 Connell Hwy, Newport, RI 02840-1314
+1 401-848-7529
10:00 - 18:00
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Sun 10:00 - 17:00
Mon - Thu 10:00 - 18:00
Fri - Sat 10:00 - 20:00
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Cranston, Rhode Island
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142 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 December 2016

Louis and I for his 60th Birthday went to The Newport Playhouse and Cabaret Restaurant. The address is: 102 Connell Hwy, Newport, Rhode Island 02840-1314. The telephone number is: 401 848-7529. The box office hours are depending if there is a show schedule: Monday through Thursday 10:00 A.M.- 6:00 P.M. Friday and Saturday 10:00 A.M. -8:00 P.M. Sunday 10:00 A.M.-6:00... More 

Thank Debra T
Hamilton, NJ
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130 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 October 2016

We came to Newport, RI on a 3 day bus tour and we really enjoyed the food and the whole experience at Newport Playhouse and Cabaret Restaurant. We were seated at Noon and were served coffee or hot tea to go with our dinner and you could order a cocktail, beer or wine as well. Coffee and tea are included... More 

2 Thank BIGDAVE57
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 September 2016

My wife and I have been going to this playhouse for twenty years on Saturday nights.We come from Connecticut for the weekend.Stay at the HoJo's who have a playhouse package. We have brought groups with as many as 16 people with us through the years and I have never heard a bad remark about our experience.We usually go in February... More 

1 Thank caronthego
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37 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 May 2016

The food is not fancy, but really good and homemade. Nice variety. The drinks that we had were excellent, no skimping on liquor! The people who work there are all friendly and helpful. The show was good and the cabaret after was wonderful. This is a great place to go for a fun evening. Planning to go again, and bringing... More 

Blandford, Massachusetts
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53 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 April 2016

This is just a great place for entertainment and food. I was on a senior bus trip. The theatre is not handicap accessible if you are in a wheelchair or using a walker as there are stairs. You could not ask for more attentive and caring personnel with great personalities. But the restaurant and Cabaret are accessible for all on... More 

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Scampi J, Owner at The Newport Playhouse and Cabaret Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, we truly appreciate your feedback. As a family run business it is our philosophy to treat every guest as if they are a member of our own family. Our theater is accessed by a short set of stairs as well as an exterior ramp for guests requiring additional assistance or handicap accessible seating. Please mention... More 

Cranston, Rhode Island
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32 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 November 2015

This is the best night out we have had in years-Food, drinks, entertainment. The buffet provided a delicious assortment of food, something for everyone. Plenty of food, you won't be hungry. The drinks are excellent. The Wait staff, especially FRED, is the friendliest and most attentive. And then the play. The theater is small so every seat is excellent. The... More 

Thank ginny3012
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 October 2015

The Odd Couple was hilarious..... must see !! Extended because of demand, I guess The cabaret right after the play was amazing..... Everyone there is extremely nice, free parking and all you can eat buffet. The play was HILARIOUS ....

1 Thank JedwardC1
Hinsdale, New Hampshire, United States
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 March 2015

This place is a must to go to. My husband and I try to go every year and we do the dinner show which includes a buffet dinner, show and caberet. It is really a lot of fun.

Thank Terry S
Westport, Massachusetts
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 September 2014

They really make dinner an event. We loved the play and the caberet. The wonderful dinner is buffet style. The cabaret was very interactive.

Thank Kathy M
Rhode Island
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129 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 September 2014

Food was plentiful and very good. Prime rib, baked stuffed shrimp, And much more. Dessert is just OK. The main play was entertaining. The cabaret after the show was excellent. Definitely worth doing! My only complaint is that the cocktail hour starts at 6pm and we Did not get to go to the buffet until 730. We were one of... More 

5 Thank RI_Travel_Guy

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20 - US$59
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Buffet, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 102 Connell Hwy, Newport, RI 02840-1314
  • Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Newport
  • Phone Number: +1 401-848-7529
The Newport Playhouse was established in 1983 and has been a favorite with locals and tourists ever since we first opened our doors. We are a family-run business and we cater to your needs as if you were a member of our own family. Our airconditioned, handicap accessible theatre is conveniently located at the foot of the Newport Bridge and has plenty of parking. Our dinner theatre is unique...enjoy a great buffet--a wonderful play and a fun-filled cabaret. Our extensive, hearty buffet does not skimp on quality or selection. Everything is prepared on the premises. We offer a large variety of hot and cold foods, main entrees, side dishes, beverages and homemade desserts. A full liquor service is available either tableside or at the comfortable bar. You will not be disappointed! Our intimate theatre is just a short stroll from the dining room. There you will have reserved seating to enjoy some of the finest entertainment available. Professional actors will delight you with a wonderful play worthy of Broadway. Then it is back to your original table...or you may enjoy the view from the bar...where the dining room has been transformed into a delightful Cabaret where our Company Members continue to entertain you with songs and laughter. A great night out! Just as you would expect it to be!

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