The Greater Newport Area serves-up tasty treats to satisfy just about any craving including popular American classics like pizzas and burgers, or for an international flair there’s Mexican, Indian, Chinese, and, with a reservation, you can an enjoy a Victorian era inspired tea with scones.
For the American classics, try Michael’s Café for a selection of healthy and hearty food, delicious appetizers, flavorful wings, and outstanding omelets. Michael’s O.P. is Newport’s nightspot with a full bar, live bands and a DJ. If you’re heading north, a must-stop is the Usk Bar & Grill for Chef Frank Marmo’s phenomenal specials, often with seafood or an international flair. The menu includes healthy salads, handmade burgers cooked-to-order, salmon, and pizza. Entertainment and live music will keep you coming back. If you just need a quick bite, visit Newport’s newly remodeled McDonalds for their world-famous burgers and fries.
Nothing satisfies a hungry family better than pizza, and Westside Pizza in downtown Newport has the winning combination of hand-made dough, premium meats, and the freshest toppings. Satisfaction guaranteed. Pizza Factory serves up made-from-scratch pizza dough and sauces, along with appetizers, all served in a kid-friendly environment with video games and a large seating area for the whole crowd.
If you’re in the mood for some international cuisine, try Rancho Alegre, which is Newport’s popular Mexican restaurant serving up delicious south-of-the-border favorites like tacos, enchiladas, fajitas, and burritos, including seafood and vegetarian options. The Golden Grill, located at the Golden Spur Motor Inn, serves breakfast and lunch, including their “Indian special exotic lunch and breakfast.” Golden China Restaurant serves Cantonese, Szechwan, Mandarin and Hunan dishes; while the Foxwood Tea House serves a five-course Victorian afternoon tea. And if a river view and a cold beverage is what you’re after, Club Rio, located in Oldtown on the bank of the Pend Oreille River, has a patio that’s calling your name.
There’s no time like summertime for fresh, seasonal produce. Stop by Newport’s Farmers’ Market on Saturdays or visit Bushels for a selection of refreshing fruit and produce that’s locally grown. Freshly baked goods, breads and pantry essentials can be found at both Bushels and The Kitchen Shoppe – while you’re at it, weigh in on the “best bread and cinnamon rolls around” debate. And if you’re packing for a picnic or camp-trip, or just need to restock with some staples, visit Oldtown Family Foods, which is a full-service supermarket with fresh meats, hot deli, bakery, and an Idaho liquor store.
For a real, small-town treat, visit Owen's Grocery & Deli, located just across the street from Centennial Plaza in downtown Newport. Owens is home to a turn-of-the-century soda fountain, espresso bar, deli, and salad bar. With plenty of ready-made snacks and sandwiches, home-made ice cream and a selection of grocery items and essentials, you’ll be back on the road in no time.