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The Lobster Bar

31 Bowens Wharf, Newport, RI 02840-3004
+1 401-619-2890
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good42%
  • Average16%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
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“lobster bake” (88 reviews)
“seafood” (58 reviews)
“clams” (34 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood
$$ - $$$
31 Bowens Wharf, Newport, RI 02840-3004
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We visited the Lobster Bar for a late lunch during the week in October. It was a beautiful October afternoon & the restaurant wasn't too busy. We enjoyed sitting right by the rail overlooking the harbor while we ate our lunches. The Hot Lobster roll...More

Thank miffie98
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The restaurant is located on the water at the very end of Bowen’s wharf. The views of the harbor are fantastic. There is an outside area with tables, but you can see the water from every table inside. It would be a good place to...More

Thank Mollyshumom
Reviewed 6 days ago

Sitting on the waterfront, enjoying the new england sunset and tasting lobsters. If this scene appeals to you, you have to goto the Lobster Bar. This place I believe was once a fish market, which is turned into a nice little shack kind of restaurant....More

Thank Jegan M
Reviewed 6 days ago

I love this place! My husband and I have been twice and it's becoming a favorite when we're in Newport. We've only sat at the bar but the dining room overlooks the water and the food we've sampled has been delicious including the chowder (loaded...More

Thank debp1959
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had an excellent lobster. We both had steamed lobster which was excellent. Shane our server was and was great. The view is fabulous looking over the water

Thank Susan C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent food and service. Cannot beat the water front view on the pier. Fish tacos were very good. Easy access to other Newport tourist sites

Thank golfnut51
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I have eaten dinner at The Lobster Bar twice while on vacation, always enjoying the food and water front view. We decided to go for lunch on a day trip to Newport with friends, and were not disappointed. My lobster club was...More

Thank ilovenewport2017
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had Taylor as our server today, she was excellent and has a wonderful energy about her. The drinks actually had booze on them... thank you. We had a lobster roll, lobster bisque and a raw bar sampler platter. Everything was awesome and it's an...More

Thank zorka3500
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped with another couple for lunch out on deck to watch boats sailing by. Waitress was very attentive and helped with food selections. Salmon & fish tacos very good. Delicious blueberry/apple mixed Sangria.

Thank Debbie L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to Lobster Bar with the sole purpose of eating lobster! We were not disappointed ! Fun place to hang out and right on the water. .

Thank thedonnellygirls
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Tricia H
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
Bar Scene, Groups, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, View
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: 31 Bowens Wharf, Newport, RI 02840-3004
  • Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Newport
  • Phone Number: +1 401-619-2890
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