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girl's night out - dinner suggestions?

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girl's night out - dinner suggestions?

Hi! A group of us 30-something women are gathering in Newport for a bachelorette party in April, and I'd love your suggestions on the best place to get dinner. We'd be looking for great food (some NYC foodies in the group, including the bride) but also a lively, fun atmosophere - not clubby or crazy, but just somewhere with some life. We're a pretty relaxed group, but it's a special occasion so looking for somewhere special!

If you have suggestions for a place to get drinks afterward, would love those too.

Thanks in advance!

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1. Re: girl's night out - dinner suggestions?

Fifth Element?

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2. Re: girl's night out - dinner suggestions?

We had a girls' dinner at The Mooring and loved it. It's also right on the harbor and near so many places for drinks.

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In addition to the Fifth Element, Salvation Cafe or Norey's right across the street.

Definitely 5th Element after dinner for drinks/music....older crowd generally, 30's and up

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4. Re: girl's night out - dinner suggestions?

How big is the group?

For a group of girls wanting fun atmosphere I would say Salvation Cafe - it has a cool atmosphere and if it's not cold out the back bar is fun. It's the first place I go when I have a big group. I'd maybe go to the 5th after if they had music that night. I love the 5th but have had mixed experiences there for dinner. IMO it's never been as good as it was at the old 5th. However, it is over on Broadway, and you might want to stay closer to Thames. (Not THAT far to walk, but every step counts to me if I'm in heels LOL)

I also agree the Mooring can be good for groups but I've had mixed experiences with the food there for dinner. But it is a popular place. That said, I just ate there with family and the food was very good. You could have drinks at 41North before (I can't suggest dinner because I've had horrific experiences despite it's amazing location and decor.) Then head to Cooke House for drinks and dancing at the Boom boom room - a must for every bachelorette. ;)

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