This Historic Restaurant In Rhode Island Has Not One But FOUR Fireplaces To Keep You Warm This Winter

The White Horse Tavern in Newport is one of Rhode Island’s historic and culinary gems. Established in 1673, it is America’s oldest tavern. In colonial times, diners could escape the winter weather and enjoy a roaring fire while indulging in a hot meal at the tavern. Today, the restaurant still exudes it’s old-fashioned charm while serving updated cuisine. And even centuries after its humble start, if the weather outside is frightful, this fireside dining spot will still keep you warm and toasty.

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Have you ever dined at this historic spot? Newport isn’t the only place in Rhode Island with a fabulous food scene. Take a look at these seven foodie towns that have restaurants that will knock your socks off.