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The Vanderbilt Grille

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41 Mary Street, Newport, RI 02840-3027 (Clarke Street & Thame Street)
+1 401-846-6200
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07:30 - 21:30
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Mon - Fri 07:30 - 11:00
Wed - Fri 18:00 - 21:00
Sat - Sun 07:30 - 21:30
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Louisville, Kentucky
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97 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

We enjoyed the restaurant during a September 2016 trip for our Cape Cod wedding and, later, for lunch during a day trip to Newport. The breakfast menu was the traditional fare -- eggs benedict, rashers of bacon and so on -- but perfectly prepared. The only reason I don't give it five stars is the coffee -- just too weak... More 

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Thank jimhopkins
Alex P, Manager at The Vanderbilt Grille, responded to this review

Dear jimhopkins, I would like to thank you for taking the time to share your recent experience with us. We do spend a great deal of time training our team to ensure every guest leaves satisfied. It is heartwarming to hear that you last visit was nothing short of wonderful. We hope to see you again in the warmer months!... More 

Lavallette, New Jersey
1 review
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

The New Years Eve menu was available on line but did not have prices. When we were given the menus, after a 45 minute wait, no prices were printed on the menu. We asked the waitress about it, and was apprised that it was pre-fix at $185 per person! We were extremely surprised but decided to have dinner anyway. When... More 

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Thank marge719
Alex P, Manager at The Vanderbilt Grille, responded to this review

Dear marge719, I would like to extend my apologies for your recent experience dining with us on New Year's Eve. Although guest feedback is critical to our roles here at the hotel, it does sadden me that your experience was anything less than stellar. The menus themselves were printed without prices but was made available on our website. I do... More 

1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

Based on the reviews, we were waiting so much from this place, especially on a Christmas Eve night. For starters the crab and lobster fritters were overcooked and dry. Then what was sold as a risotto appeared to be a pile of uncooked rice with some peas in it, my lobster was burnt. The medium rare rib eye was well... More 

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Thank Inès B
Alex P, Manager at The Vanderbilt Grille, responded to this review

Dear Ines B, I hope you have had a pleasant holiday with friends and family. I would like to begin by expressing my apologies for our lack luster performance. In regards to the food, the Chef and I have gone over the dishes that were unsatisfactory, to ensure quality preparation. We certainly never intend for our guests to leave dissatisfied.... More 

Suburb of Boston
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20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

The venue was beautiful. Although we were a large party, there were no other guests so it seemed like we had the entire room to ourselves. The food was delicious but I'm giving 4 stars and not five for two reasons: a few of the guests ordered an entrée which was supposed to be on brioche but it was on... More 

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Thank MotherofTwoandDog
Alex P, Manager at The Vanderbilt Grille, responded to this review

Greetings MotherofTwoandDog, I hope you are having a wonderful 2017. Thank you for sharing your feedback on your recent dining experience with us. We do appreciate your kind words in regards to our food and service. I do apologize for the mistake our culinary team had made in regards to the bread for the sandwiches. I would also like to... More 

Manchester, NH, USA
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23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016

We started out in the bar - actually were the only ones there when we arrived - and were delighted with a very competent and friendly bartender. Her signature cocktails started our evening off just right. When time came for our dinner, one of the waiters from the dining room came into the bar and escorted us to our table.... More 

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Thank DMCManchester
Alex P, Manager at The Vanderbilt Grille, responded to this review

Dear DMCManchester, a very Happy New Year to you! We thank you for taking the time to share your recent experience with us in December. The entire service team and myself are pleased that you so enjoyed the evening in front of the fire. We hope to see you again! Regards, Alex Pendergrass Restaurant Manager The Vanderbilt Grace Hotel More 

South Windsor, Ct
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104 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

We have been going to Newport for years and just discovered the Newport Grille, as it had an offering for Restaurant Week. If you are looking for great friendly attentive service, nice atmosphere and delicious food this is the place. The steak sandwich was so tender and full of flavor, chowder was delicious and the pumpkin cake a great way... More 

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1 Thank Pilatti1
Alex P, Manager at The Vanderbilt Grille, responded to this review

Good Afternoon Pilatti1, On behalf of our Food and Beverage team, we thank you for your recent visit and for sharing your experience with us. It is wonderful to hear that you enjoyed both our service team and cuisine. We hope you decide to take another day trip and visit us once again! Happy Holidays, Alex Pendergrass Restaurant Managers' The... More 

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31 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

The hotel is lovely. The dining area is very cozy. Had a drink at the bar before dinner which was very enjoyable. The bartender was very engaging. In fact, the service and staff as a whole are great here. My husband ordered off of the prix fixe menu. He had a mushroom appetizer that was small but delicious. The filet... More 

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Thank Mynonnie
TheVanderbiltGraceFB, Manager at The Vanderbilt Grille, responded to this review

Good Afternoon Mynonnie, We thank you for dining with us recently and taking the time to share your experience. It is wonderful to hear that you enjoyed our service team and our marvelous bar team. Your remarks in regards to the steak, black bean burger and beet salad have been addressed with the Chef and the culinary team. We shall... More 

Dallas, Texas
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57 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

We were staying in Newport and had not planned ahead for dinner. We happened upon this place using an online reservations app. and it was the only one that was nearby, available, and had decent ratings. There is a decided lack of urgency here -- from our phone call about reservations to our seating in the practically empty restaurant, to... More 

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Thank BBfromBigD
TheVanderbiltGraceFB, Manager at The Vanderbilt Grille, responded to this review

Dear BBfrombigD, I would like to extend a heartfelt Thank You, for taking the time to share your recent dining experience with us. It is a pleasure to hear that you and your guest enjoyed the meal, service and ambiance. WE always intend to ensure are guests never feel rushed. You are coming here to indulge and we love doing... More 

Shelton, Connecticut
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is a must go to if you are a foodie and farm to table person. The staff is excellent and the chef makes magic. I only wish they were local to where I live.

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Thank Figment-05
TheVanderbiltGraceFB, Manager at The Vanderbilt Grille, responded to this review

Dear Figment 05, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent dining experience with us. The Chef and his culinary team do take every measure to ensure all ingredients are sourced locally. Being located in the heart of New England, it affords us many opportunities to delight the palate. We only wish you were closer too! We hope... More 

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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126 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

If you are looking for a good place the serves Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch or even Dinner then this is it!! they really serve great food with good prices in an atmospheric terrace!

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Thank Mrtieonafly R
TheVanderbiltGraceFB, Manager at The Vanderbilt Grille, responded to this review

Salutations Mrtieonafly, What fantastic news to hear that you enjoy all of our meals! We do take all reviews into consideration so that we may enhance our guests experience. The Terrace is a beautiful setting for any meal of the day and we hope you visit again! All the best, Alex Pendergrass Restaurants' Manager More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 15 - USD 50
Cuisine
American
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
07:30 - 21:30
Monday
07:30 - 11:00
Tuesday
07:30 - 11:00
Wednesday
07:30 - 11:00
18:00 - 21:00
Thursday
07:30 - 11:00
18:00 - 21:00
Friday
07:30 - 11:00
18:00 - 21:00
Saturday
07:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 41 Mary Street, Newport, RI 02840-3027
    (Clarke Street & Thame Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Newport
  • Phone Number: +1 401-846-6200
  • This restaurant is at The Vanderbilt Grace
Description
In the heart of coastal Newport, The Vanderbilt Grille delivers classic and contemporary dishes that are beautifully presented and grilled to perfection. All of our ingredients are seasonal and regionally sourced to deliver classic New England to all of the senses. Enjoy the comfort of grilled favorites and the taste of upscale familiar dishes. The Vanderbilt Grille is open daily for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

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