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The Lobster Bar

) #42 of 163 Restaurants in Newport $$ - $$$ American, , Seafood
31 Bowens Wharf, Newport, RI 02840-3004
+1 401-619-2890
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good41%
  • Average17%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible6%
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“lobster” (215 reviews)
“fresh seafood” (19 reviews)
“fries” (29 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood
$$ - $$$
31 Bowens Wharf, Newport, RI 02840-3004
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Reviewed yesterday

just had drinks at the bar. great place at end of the pier with outside and inside ding all with great water views. drinks were good and bartenders attentive

Thank timriordan
Reviewed 2 days ago

We stopped here for lunch and sat out in the deck. Probably not the best decision, as it was quite windy--our menus and silverware promptly blew off the table. My husband got the hot lobster roll, I ordered the lobster club wrap. Both had large...More

Thank boblink515794
Reviewed 2 days ago

Wonderful lobster rolls, wonderful view, wonderful service, wonderful drinks. Did I mention we had a wonderful time?

Thank 831TomSullivan
Reviewed 4 days ago

The Old Aquidneck Retail Lobster. Turned into a decent Restaurant. Just remember on this side of the street everything is more expensive. Low key, big building. You can tell they are trying to keep overhead low, but seems a little pricy for what you get....More

Thank corrinesdad
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is such a great spot for meals in Newport. Unobstructed views of the harbor, great menu and wonderful service! Had the lobster roll and it was DELICIOUS!

Thank vandalgirls
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Appetizer was stuffed coahogs all I could tast was the stuffing no chunks of meat.. Had the stuffed 1 1/3lb lobster way to much filler not enough shrimp and tiny scallops they were in there but the stuffing took over and dry... However the Tito's...More

Thank Tina S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great atmosphere and always a good meal. Boiled lobster is the best around. Kids menu available. If it's warm enough definitely sit outside for an amazing view.

Thank kblackburn79
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived late on a Friday afternoon and decided to come here. It's no frills - it's a dock. Good food and our server was very attentive. We had clams and oysters on the half shell, fried belly clam platter, and the broiled seafood platter....More

Thank Joanne R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped in here randomly while walking around the harbor. It is a good informal restaurant where you can let loose a little. Our waiter was very friendly and helpful, but he did seem a little uninformed when we asked some questions. We decided to...More

Thank IK720
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped in for lunch, but nothing landed! First, we had a couple of Stoli dolies - but the drink (which is supposed to made with plain Stoli Vodka and allowed to sits for up to 10 days in fresh Dole Pineapple) was instead made...More

Thank TDK44
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Tricia H
Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?
11 February 2015|
Response from Laurie R | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure if there is an outdoor patio. This is in NJ there is snow on the ground.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, View, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 31 Bowens Wharf, Newport, RI 02840-3004
  • Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Newport
  • Phone Number: +1 401-619-2890
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