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Franklin Spa

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229 Spring St, Newport, RI 02840-6826
+1 401-847-3540
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06:00 - 14:00
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Sun 06:00 - 13:00
Mon - Sat 06:00 - 14:00
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Boston, Massachusetts
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76 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Recently, I went to the Franklin Spa for breakfast. It is a short walk from Thames Street. I had an Azorean omelette. It was great, with peppers, onions and linguica. Home fries and toast came with it. There were many tempting options, such as the belgium waffles and french toast. It was a little pricier than I expected as it... More 

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Thank travelingwoman45
Newport, Rhode Island
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85 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What else can me said about this long time Newport staple. Great food, greasy or healthy, and good service to boot!

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Thank newportchappy
Virginia Beach, Virginia
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35 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food here is so great. The setting is very hometown dinerish. Get the maple pecan French toast....to die for. The staff is friendly and attentive. The menu selection is huge and great for any meal. Don't miss this place.

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Thank Andrea C
Coventry, Rhode Island
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

We asked at our hotel for a suggestion for breakfast in Newport. They suggested the Franklin Spa on the corner of Franklin St and Spring St. It's in the same block as the Newport Post office, with in walking distance from most waterfront hotels. It is very diner like inside, 70's décor but very clean. Most breakfast plate prices were... More 

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Thank Ken076
Massachusetts
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332 reviews
205 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

A modest place, very popular with the locals, Franklin Spa offers very good food. But for the ambiance (which is not bad), we could have easily given it a very good rating. The turkey noodle that I had soup was delicious and healthy. The restaurant is cash and check only, no credit cards.

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Thank Dhanan
London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

I had the pecan stuffed french toast and it was out of this world delicious! My husband really liked their special hot sauce. Would definitely have breakfast here again if we were in town.

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Thank jenna_c16
Nashua, New Hampshire, United States
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31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

We walked past this place on the way to another restaurant and saw the specials board, we decided we needed to come here for breakfast. The home fries taste like red rosemary baked potatoes that the fry the next day, they were very good. We both got eggs benedict, my friend got the crab cake benedict which she really liked,... More 

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Thank Christine W
Newport, Rhode Island
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24 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Always a treat getting this pulled pork omelette! The flavor is incredible and the presentation is amazing! Love the atmosphere and service!

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Thank madison2jim
Arundel, Maine
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Super breakfast! Yummy! It has been a favorite since college (and 33 years later it does not disappoint)😊!

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Thank bethgillespie
Charlotte, North Carolina
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22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

We had breakfast at Franklin Spa because it was recommended by a local bartender the previous night. We loved our breakfast which included bagel w/salmon & cream cheese and Portugese bread French Toast with maple & pecan stuffing. This was the best stuffed French Toast because is wasn't overly sweet. Absolutely delicious.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 21 - US$ 30
Cuisine
American, Cafe
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Highchairs Available
Good for
Cheap Eats, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
06:00 - 13:00
Monday
06:00 - 14:00
Tuesday
06:00 - 14:00
Wednesday
06:00 - 14:00
Thursday
06:00 - 14:00
Friday
06:00 - 14:00
Saturday
06:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 229 Spring St, Newport, RI 02840-6826
  • Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Newport
  • Phone Number: +1 401-847-3540

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?