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Jade Cricket

427 Thames St, Newport, RI 02840-6722
+1 401-842-0300
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good24%
  • Average10%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible6%
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“dumplings” (4 reviews)
“rice” (4 reviews)
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Chinese, Asian
$$ - $$$
427 Thames St, Newport, RI 02840-6722
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The people were extremely nice. The food was fair to not good. Fried rice was okay, sea food dish was not good very bland and rubbery. Chicken dish had dark meat mixed in with white meat .( white meat dish). I found my teriyaki chicken...More

Thank sabalbanyny
Reviewed 10 June 2017

A family member had taken ill during our visit. We were staying at a local inn. Soup was her request so we ordered from Crickets. Placing the order was a little difficult with the background noise of the place and was told of a 40...More

Thank Joanne R
Reviewed 15 September 2016

So, let me just start by saying it's the year 2016. When I entered the restaurant I was asked immediately if I was ordering Take Out food. I said I would like a table please. The response from the server was, "by yourself"? and it...More

1  Thank Jill D
Reviewed 30 August 2016

I will start by saying the food was very good. It is difficult to find Chinese restaurants that offer gf options, other than steamed food. However, the bathrooms and indoor seats were covered in dust. Also, we arrived at 4:50 for a late lunch. Although...More

Thank jaynebear
Reviewed 29 August 2016

Did not enjoy my time at the place. The food wasn't as tasty as I have had envisaged it would be but then I can give it to the fact that taste is a relative thing and can vary from person to person. What I...More

Thank Suneer C
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

Service was pleasant but cringle worthily bad. Four diners given three fortune cookies at the end of service. Says it all. Which way is up? Not sure that knew but the food was OK.

Thank AllyJPally
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Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

I'm so happy I live right next to The jade cricket! I can get yummy dumplings or pork lo mein any time! Thanks Jade Cricket!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

Given the positivity of many of the reviews I needed to do a double take this was the place we ate. It was, which only adds to the mystery. First, the food - it's OK, nothing special or outstanding, large portions of honest enough fare...More

Thank KipKNoh
Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

My wife and I had veg steamed dumplings, Schezuan eggplant, and ma po tofu. We also requested hot sauce and hot oil on the side. Everything including the hot sauces was excellent ! Pleasantly surprised by the modest prices ($12 per entree) Highly recommend this...More

Reviewed 24 July 2016

Take out kung pao chicken was excellent, the vegetables were crisp and fresh and the sauce light and flavorful. The Szechuan pork noodles were something new to us and equally enjoyed. Everything is prepared after you order (you can see into the kitchen). These two...More

Thank RetiredUSAF_12
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
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Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
16:00 - 00:00
16:00 - 00:00
16:00 - 00:00
16:00 - 00:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 427 Thames St, Newport, RI 02840-6722
  • Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Newport
  • Phone Number: +1 401-842-0300
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