Friday, April 18, 2014

Newport Concert Series/Chris Young - Villa 120 Boutique Hotel Newport RI

American Country Awards winner Chris Young and special guest Courtney Cole will perform Saturday September 20th as part of the Newport Concert Series at the Newport Yachting Centre, 4 Commerical Wharf.

Young received national recognition in 2006 when he won the singing competition on the TV show "Nashville Star".  Recorded singles including "The Man I Want to Be",  "Voices", "Getting You Home", "Tomorrow", "You" and "When She's On".

Young was nominated by the Country Music Association for New Artist of the Year in 2007 and received a grammy nomination for Best Male Country Vocal Performance in 2010.  He was named the American Breakthrough Artist of the Year in 2011, when he also won Single of the Year!

Chris Young's latest CD is entitled "A.M."

Gates will open at 5.30 p.m. with live music starting at 6 p.m. and Main Stage at 7 p.m.

Tickets: or call 800 745 3000.

Friday, April 11, 2014

Bill Cosby comes to Newport RI - Villa 120 Best Bed&Breakfast/Boutique Hotel in Newport

Bill Cosby will perform a doubleheader on Sunday August 17th as part of the Newport Comedy Series.

In addition to the previously announced 7.30 p.m. show, Cosby will perform at 4 p.m. at the Newport Yachting Centre, 4 Commercial Wharf.

Due to demand the second show was added.  People will have options to see this comedy icon in what may very well be the highlight of the 2014 series.

Cosby has entertained generations with his comedy routines albums and best-selling books such as "Fatherhood".  His comedy transends age, gender and cultural barriers.

Cosby has been awarded the Kennedy Centre Honors, the Presidential Medal of Freedom, which is Americas highest civilian honor, the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor and the Marian Anderson Award.

Cosby broke televison's racial barrier with "I Spy",  becoming the first African-American to win three consecutive Emmy Awards.

For more information call (800) 745 3000 or visit

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Newport Vineyards April 12th Tasting - Villa 120 Best Boutique Hotel - Newport RI

Newport Vineyards

Saturday, April 12, 2014    11am -5pm

Join us for our Spring Wine Tasting & sample our

award-winning wines, as well as cheeses, chocolates,

and other delicacies from local purveyors!

Special One Day Pricing: buy a case (any 12 bottles)

& Save Up To 25% Off (an additional 5% off your present Case Club Discount) - new members welcome!

$20 per person (case club members complimentary)

R.S.V.P. to

or 401-848-5161

Friday, April 4, 2014

Newport Folk Festival - Mavis Staples - July 25th - 27th 2014 - Villa 120 Newport R.I.

Grammy award-winning gospel singer Mavis Staples will be one of the headliners at the 2014 Newport Folk Festival, which will pay homage to her in honor of her 75th birthday this July.

Best known for performing popular hit songs including "I'll Take You There" and "Respect Yourself" with her family band.  The Staples Singers, Staples also has performed on albums for a wide variety of artists, including Bob Dylan, Ray Charles, George Jones, Delbert McClinton, Los Lobos and Dr John.  In 2011 her solo album "You are not alone" won a Grammy as best American album.

The Folk Festival will once again be at Fort Adams State Park from 25th - 27th July.  Staples will close out the festival on Sunday 27th July.

Thursday, April 3, 2014

June 7th Chowder Cook-off - Villa 120 Best Boutique Hotel

The 33rd Polar Seltzer Great Chowder Cook-Off
& The Newport Oyster Festival
Saturday, June 7, 2014
Event Hours: Noon – 6pm


General Admission Tickets: with 12pm entry
Spring Discounted Price: $15 through May 1st, courtesy of Stop & Shop
Advance Price: $20 (May 2nd-June 6th)
Day-Of Price: $25
Kids under 12 are free with an adult

Chowdahead Club Tickets: SOLD OUT!
featuring “Chowder Power Hour” from 11am-12pm:
Kids under 12 are free with an adult

Featured on the Food Network and Travel Channel, the legendary Polar Seltzer Great Chowder Cook-Off officially kicks off summer in Newport on Saturday, June 7,2014. The original and longest running chowder championship draws competitors and crowds from across the country. Attendees enjoy endless samples of traditional and exotic creations from dozens of restaurants and then vote for the best in three categories: Clam, Seafood and Creative. The winners walk away with overflowing prize pots and bragging rights for the year. Live entertainment, food and bar options, kids’ activities sweeten the deal for all festival-goers.

Tuesday, April 1, 2014

NEWPORT RESTAURANT WEEK 4th - 13th - Villa 120 Best B&B for your Romantic Weekend away!

@ The Deck Restaurant
Chef Matt Holmes has created an upscale menu built on European influenced comfort food. With a wrap-around bar showcasing our unique exhibition style kitchen and intimate dining room we are proud...
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15 Point Road Restaurant
A special treat in Portsmouth Rhode Island along the Sakonnet River. Busy, but not crowded, with an enchanting moonlit river view. A traditional menu pleases most everyone and house specialties ar...
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22 Bowen's Wine Bar & Grille
Located amidst bustling Bowen’s Wharf in the heart of downtown Newport, 22 Bowen’s Wine Bar & Grille is a world-class steakhouse serving USDA Prime beef, New England's finest seafood, and is compl...
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Asterisk Restaurant & Bar
Asterisk combines cultural flare with traditional processes to create an experience that sets itself apart from the rest. Experience our local fresh seafood, hand-cut beef filets, delectable grill...
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Atlantic Beach Club & Pavilion
Newport"s only restaurant located right on the beach! Amazing views, fresh seafood at its finest great service all waiting for you, please join us.
401-847-2750  |  Profile | Lunch Menu | Dinner Menu
Barking Crab Restaurant
Laid back, fun to hang out crab shack. Exceptional sea-fare.
401-846-2722  |  Profile | Lunch Menu | Dinner Menu
Benjamin's Restaurant & Raw Bar
Benjamin's Restaurant and Raw Bar is a casual dining establishment offering two distinct atmospheres and an outside deck. It offers breakfast all day, lunch and dinner. Children's menu available.
401-846-8768  |  Profile | Lunch Menu | Dinner Menu
Bluewater Bar + Grill
American Seafood.
401-247-0017  |  Profile | Dinner Menu
Boat House Restaurant
The Boat House proudly celebrates New England’s natural bounty: fresh seafood, local produce, and nautical charm. Elevating the treasured “seafood shack” to a new level of innovation and excellenc...
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Boru Noodle Bar
Small ramen noodle bar. Featuring assorted ramen and Asian inspired small plates. BYOB. Cash only.
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Bouchard Restaurant
Bouchard Inn & Restaurant is one of Newport's premier dining and lodging establishments. For over 20 years, Bouchard has been providing artfully-inspired dishes and comfortable rooms and suites fo...
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Brick Alley Pub & Restaurant
At Brick Alley Pub we have it all: “pub style” comfort food to modern multicultural cuisine all served with genuine down-home hospitality. Like America itself, Brick Alley is one big melting pot o...
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Buskers Irish Pub and Restaurant
Buskers is more than a spot to enjoy a Guinness and a burger. Buskers is Newport’s gastropub. A gastropub is a pub that specializes in serving high quality food at affordable prices.
401-846-5856  |  Profile | Lunch Menu | Dinner Menu
Cafe Zelda
Cafe Zelda is a neighborhood French Ameican bistro with casual fine dining. Zelda's features line-caught fish, hand picked meats, local produce and homemade desserts. With a cozy bar full of loca...
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Castle Hill Inn
The Mansion's chefs artfully craft fresh local fish, regional meats, and produce into a distinctly native, seasonal menu, served in four dining rooms. From appetizers to desserts, imaginative pres...
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DeWolf Tavern
Situated in a renovated 1818 warehouse on the Bristol waterfront, Dewolf features Contemporary American Cuisine by Chef Sai, a four- time James Beard Foundation nominee.
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A fresh and creative take on west coast style Mexican cuisine paired with Newport's largest selection of mixology cocktails from today and dating back to the prohibition era. Casual dining in dow...
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Fathoms at the Newport Marriott
Fathoms offers a taste of New England cuisine with a contemporary flair.
401-849-7788  |  Profile
Fluke Wine, Bar & Kitchen
Fresh. Local. Seasonal. Chef Kevin King’s menu of snacks, small and large plates changes frequently. Scenic views. Award-winning cocktails and wine list.
401-849-7778  |  Profile | Dinner Menu
Gas Lamp Grille
One of Newport’s few year-round restaurants, serving lunch & dinner daily. The moderate prices, large portions and high quality American fare, make this a local favorite.
401-845-9300  |  Profile | Lunch Menu | Dinner Menu
Hourglass Brasserie
The Hourglass Brasserie is a French inspired elegant Bistro where our menu is evolved around seasonality and sustainability. Passion. Purity. Perfection.
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Jamestown FiSH
Jamestown Fish offers a european inspired seafood based menu served in a casually elegant setting.
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Jo's American Bistro
A fresh take on American cuisine sing the finest all-natural ingredients served in an upscale setting with a casual and friendly atmosphere. Our chef uses locally sourced seafood and produce whene...
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La Forge Restaurant
Modern American cuisine with an Irish influence. Also featuring Crowley's Casino Pub that has a distinct welcoming atmosphere that is a traditional Irish pub!
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Le Central
Casual Fine Dining French Bistro using local, organic produce, meats and fish in modern versions of French classics.
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They are focused on local and fresh produce, and are offering the European influenced “ smaller plate” concept as well as larger if you desire. Seasonal inspired menu, from local purveyors and fi...
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Mamma Luisa Restaurant
Set in a charming old house off the beaten path, Mamma Luisa will bring you back in time with its authentic Italian dishes and cozy atmosphere
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Melville Grille
Classic American Waterfront restaurant featuring seafood, steak and pasta. The signature "Portuguese Fish Chowder" is a 3 time award winner. Featuring "Great Food Served Graciously".
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Midtown Oyster Bar
Newport’s newest restaurant and raw bar. Featuring 2 bars, dining rooms and outside seating. Accommodations for private parties of up to 100 people.
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One Bellevue Restaurant at Hotel Viking
“Flavor and freshness define the boutique American dinner bistro that is One Bellevue. Experience modern culinary treasures of both land and sea on a healthy and inviting menu prepared by our tale...
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Perro Salado
Serving Creative, Seasonal Mexican in a lively 18th Century Colonial House. Featuring a Tequila Bar, Mexican Cervezas, Craft Beer and Handcrafted Cocktails.
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Perry Mill Tavern
By incorporating classical cooking techniques with contemporary flair, the Rhino Bar and Grille has become a place to not only enjoy drinks with friends and family, but also upscale, quality cuisi...
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Owned by husband-and-wife team Chef Champe and Lisa Speidel, Persimmon is a modern American restaurant that serves ingredient- and technique-driven food in an intimate setting.
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Pier 49 Seafood and Spirits
Pier 49’s harbor side restaurant and bar in historic downtown Newport, RI features classic New England fare and seasonal specials.
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Pour Judgement
Good food at a good price.
401-619-2115  |  Profile | Lunch Menu | Dinner Menu
Quito's Restaurant
Established in 1954. Quito's is a family owned and operated restaurant on the waterfront in Bristol, RI. We specialize in fresh local seafood with a modern italian influence.
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Redlefsen's Rotisserie & Grill
Redlefsen's is charming eclectic European restaurant with heavy leanings toward German fair. Join us for a warm seat near the double sided fire place this week or on the patio overlooking Bristol ...
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Safari Restaurant at OceanCliff
On the famed Ocean Drive, set amongst the cliffs overlooking Narragansett Bay, The Safari Room has earned praise as Newport’s most romantic location. Come experience the culinary expertise of our ...
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Salvation Cafe Restaurant + Bar
Locally owned, locally run, locally loved, Salvation Cafe is celebrating 20 years a Newport favorite. Beautiful private party room available in our newly built barn.
401-847-2620  |  Profile | Dinner Menu
Scales & Shells Restaurant and Raw Bar
Upon entering the front door, the aromas from our open kitchen will overwhelm your sense and draw you into visually participating in the preparation of your dinner.
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Simpatico Jamestown
New American fare with a twist! Celebrate NRW where Inside meets Out in the heated Pergola, upscale North Deck, Florida Porch + Outdoor Bar.
401-423-2000  |  Profile | Dinner Menu
Simply Devine Restaurant & Catering
Built in 1795 this charming historic building is a cozy spot for a great dinner, delicious drinks and fabulous desserts. Simply Devine should be on everyone's "must visit" restaurant list.
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SpeakEasy Bar & Grill
Create your own restaurant week dinner menu by choosing any starter, entree and dessert off our regular dinner menu.
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Spiced Pear Restaurant at the Chanler at Cliff Walk
The Spiced Pear’s primary dining room features an open-air kitchen, grand fireplace, and views of the Atlantic Ocean and Easton’s Beach. Well known for its signature ‘New England Tasting Menu’, th...
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Stoneacre Pantry
Stoneacre Pantry has an ever changing menu of seasonal offerings with a focus on using classic and creative culinary techniques.
401-619-7810  |  Profile | Dinner Menu
Tallulah on Thames
Tallulah on Thames is committed to sourcing seasonal market-driven ingredients highlighting local farms and artisans to create a genuine and delightful dining experience.
401-849-2433  |  Profile | Dinner Menu
Thames Street Kitchen
TSK is a field to fork, chef-driven eatery, offering locally sourced cuisine in a relaxed and fun atmosphere. It’s is a cozy “hole in the wall” establishment where the drinks are on you! BYOB
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The Black Pearl
World reknown Black Pearl Chowder and combination of american, seafood, and classically presented cuisines served in Tavern setting as well as elegant Commodores' Room.
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The Canfield House Restaurant & Pub
Beautifully restored 1860 Victorian Mansion, tucked in Historic Hill. Serving American cuisine with a continental flare, seafood, steaks, pasta & more. One of Newport's landmark Restaurants with a...
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The Clarke Cooke House
The Candy Store and The Clarke Cooke House are part of the legend and lore of Newport. We've been hosts to royalty and yachting stars, captains of industry and charming scalawags, to occasions whi...
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The Conservatory at Vanderbilt Grace
The bright and airy Conservatory offers lighter meals in lovely informal surroundings and is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. The Conservatory's picture windows offer lovely views of Newport ...
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The Lobster Pot
Rhode Island’s Premier Waterfront Dining Experience. Serving the freshest local product. Contemporary-American fare, spectacular views of Narragansett Bay.
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The Mooring Seafood Kitchen & Bar
The ideal embodiment of Newport dining: the freshest seafood, al fresco seating, expansive harbor views, and warm hospitality. Our award-winning wine list is one of the most acclaimed in New Engla...
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The Tavern on Broadway
The Tavern on Broadway is an American Grill-style restaurant and bar housed in a completely remodeled 200 year-old colonial building. The elegance, charm and aesthetic beauty of this centuries - ...
401-619-5675  |  Profile | Dinner Menu
The Wharf Pub and Raw Bar
A not so classic take on New England comfort food made fresh and from scratch daily. Our two bars off 20 regional craft beers on draft and an extensive beer and eclectic wine lists as well as our...
401-619-5672  |  Profile | Lunch Menu | Dinner Menu
The White Horse Tavern
non pretentious fine dining in a beautifully restored historic building
401-849-3600  |  Profile | Lunch Menu | Dinner Menu
Windward Coastal Grill at the Hyatt Regency Newport
Upscale casual waterside setting serving fresh, local seafood, all natural beef and chicken with the flavors of New England.
401-851-3325  |  Profile | Dinner Menu