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$$ - $$$Irish, ,
178 Thames St, Newport, RI 02840-6616
+1 401-846-5856
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good43%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“cottage pie” (16 reviews)
“corned beef” (22 reviews)
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Irish, Bar, Pub, American
$$ - $$$
178 Thames St, Newport, RI 02840-6616
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Reviewed yesterday

Our group ate here our first night in Newport. Typical Irish food- which was good. I had Scotch eggs for the first time. Really enjoyed them. The bangers and mash were also good. We enjoyed listening to the singer. Even though it was a Thursday...More

Thank Betty S
Reviewed yesterday

Since this had been one of our favorite places in Newport, we happy to arrive here later afternoon on a Sunday (10/8). There was a bit of a wait which is normal and then we were seated by the friendly hostess. We couldn't help but...More

Thank romodog
Reviewed 3 days ago

Like eating in Dublin....great food and atmosphere the best service in town....no matter what you want it is here

Thank satking
Reviewed 4 days ago

We had a great meal at the place of Busker’s: Irish ham and salmon. The atmosphere is good and service very friendly. They have a great selection of beer.

Thank chrisgeldof
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Very excellent Rueben. Great fresh fries. Excellent corned beef dinner. Good beer selection. Super friendly staff. Loved our dinner here.

Thank Rebecca S
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We stopped for dinner at Buskers on our first night in Newport. It is a quaint Irish pub. They have a nice selection of food. The scotch eggs are really tasty as an appetizer. I got the beef stew, it was really hearty and the...More

Thank Michele S
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped here for dinner, looking for something different. Fun atmosphere, food was good, nice bar. Service was very good. The Bangers and Mash were really good. Prices were good. Street parking. I can see where it would be very busy on the weekends.

Thank JWO55
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Not sure what to say. I enjoyed my Irish breakfast for lunch a lot and my wife liked her eggs Benedict . The whiskey selection was pleasing plentiful. The decor was done up nicely with a nice selection of Irish tunes playing on the speakers....More

Thank Massupthebanner
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We enjoyed everything at Buskers....music, food, atmosphere, except slow attention from our waitress. We would recommend dinner at Buskers on your Newport experience.

Thank Tedwyn4445
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Sorry to agree with others here that I had a very bad impression of this place because of a rude server. Nice guy downstairs saw us looking for two seats steered us upstairs. Upon arrival upstairs we were completely ignored by the server for 15...More

Thank travellermom26
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Response from Pierre L | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 15
Irish, Bar, Pub, American
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 178 Thames St, Newport, RI 02840-6616
  • Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Newport
  • Phone Number: +1 401-846-5856
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