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22 Bowen's Wine Bar & Grille

Bowens Wharf, Newport, RI 02840
+1 401-841-8884
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“steak” (212 reviews)
“delmonico” (14 reviews)
Open Now
17:00 - 22:00All hours
American, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Bowens Wharf, Newport, RI 02840
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271 - 280 of 1,215 reviews

Reviewed 5 August 2016

Very upscale, excellent service, the entire menue is incredible. We spend a few weeks every year in Newport and 22 Bowen is on our must visit list. Seafood is my favorite and they do everything very well. If available Tuna is my go to dish...More

Thank TravelandExplore2016
Kim W, General Manager at 22 Bowen's Wine Bar & Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2016

Dear TravelandExplore2016, Thank you so very much for your generous review and for your long-time patronage! I appreciate your applause to our chef and service staff so much and your nod to our ambiance as well. I will be sure to pass along your words...More

Reviewed 4 August 2016

My significant other made dinner plans at this restaurant as a surprise for my birthday.The atmosphere was truly amazing located just a few feet away from the Newport Harbor. The food offerings include steaks, chops and New England seafood and lobster, as well as a...More

Thank randy w
Kim W, General Manager at 22 Bowen's Wine Bar & Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 4 August 2016

Dear Randy, Thank you for your gracious review and wonderful description of your meal at 22 Bowen's. I am thrilled you dined with us for your birthday celebration and that you were pleased from start to finish! I will be sure to let Michael know...More

Reviewed 4 August 2016

From the moment you walk in the service from the staff is excellent. The food was prepared perfectly and presented in a fashion that demonstrated why they are in the restaurant business.More

Thank maxel16
Kim W, General Manager at 22 Bowen's Wine Bar & Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 4 August 2016

Dear Maxel16, Thank you for your generous review and compliments on 22 Bowen's. I appreciate your words on our food and service and I will be sure to share them with the rest of the team. I know that will enjoy your remarks as much...More

Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

The chef needs to work on his salads, they were taste less. The 22 burger is nice. If your child wants to order a children menu, think twice before ordering the paste. Unless your child loves cheese over paste, we could find any of the...More

Thank Bas V
Kim W, General Manager at 22 Bowen's Wine Bar & Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 4 August 2016

Dear Bas V, I'm very sorry to hear you did not thoroughly enjoy your meal at 22 Bowen's and were disappointed in the salad and children's pasta. Please consider calling me at the restaurant (401-841-8884) so that I can learn more about your visit with...More

Reviewed 1 August 2016

We had a reservation and arrived early. We noticed many tables were vacant and we asked to be seated earlier. Both hosts would not accommodate us. As a result, we were almost the last to leave the restaurant. We were seated at the table that...More

1  Thank Marian F
Reviewed 1 August 2016

ok, let me be very honest- went to 2 places miles away, thought we needed to get out of the tourist path......they played out poorly, getting late, getting hungry so opted for the any port in a storm- however, turned out really great. Out waiter...More

Thank coanetinc
Kim W, General Manager at 22 Bowen's Wine Bar & Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 4 August 2016

Dear coanetinc, Thank you for your very nice review of 22 Bowen's and awarding us a five-star rating! I'm so glad we were able to turn around what was evolving into a frustrating time for you and your family and that your experience with us...More

Reviewed 30 July 2016

The restaurant is smack dab in the middle of Bowen's Wharf, with anything from a gentle sea breeze to an annoying wind blowing at all times. We were seated outside (as was everyone else that day -- we didn't see any seating indoors, though the...More

Thank P-Chipper
Kim W, General Manager at 22 Bowen's Wine Bar & Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 4 August 2016

Dear P-Chipper, Thank you very much for your kind review of 22 Bowen's. I am so glad you chose to dine with us and that you found everything satisfying and to your expectation. I appreciate your compliments to our wait staff and our chefs- I...More

Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

Great food and service. Sat outside (inside seating is nice). Tried Lobster Roll, Fish chips and Fired Green Tomato đź‘Ťđź‘Ťđź‘Ť

Thank Richard C
Kim W, General Manager at 22 Bowen's Wine Bar & Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 4 August 2016

Dear Richard, Thank you for your great review of 22 Bowen's and for awarding us a five-star review. I particularly love the emoji- we always love a "thumbs up"! Thank you again, Sincerely, Kim

Reviewed 28 July 2016

Big group, 9 people. We got seated on the second floor deck overlooking the wharf. Service was OK, the waitstaff was overloaded. Food, such as lobster rolls were good, other dishes OK. Drinks OK as well

Thank Andrew K
Reviewed 27 July 2016

We hosted a post-wedding brunch in the scull room at 22 Bowen's Wine Bar and Grille. Everyone loved the food and the views. It was easy for people to mingle and a great spot for a post-wedding brunch. We had lunch there the next day...More

Thank Ellen H
Kim W, General Manager at 22 Bowen's Wine Bar & Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 27 July 2016

Dear Ellen, Thank you so much for choosing to host your special event at 22 Bowen's and also for returning the next day for lunch - that is quite a compliment in itself! I appreciate your very nice review on your experience with us and...More

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Lisette D
6 April 2017|
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Response from 26.2er | Reviewed this property |
I'm sure they will have a Mother's Day brunch. Best to reserve now as that time of year things are very busy in Newport RI.
28 March 2017|
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Response from David L | Reviewed this property |
Very short walk
16 March 2017|
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Response from JKCHAMA | Reviewed this property |
Yes, I would imagine so. There are two levels for dining. Do make sure to make reservations though.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 31 - USD 50
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups, Romantic, View
Open Hours
11:30 - 16:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 16:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 16:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 16:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 16:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 16:00
17:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 16:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bowens Wharf, Newport, RI 02840
  • Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Newport
  • Phone Number: +1 401-841-8884
  • E-mail
Located amidst bustling Bowen’s Wharf in the heart of downtown Newport, 22 Bowen’s Wine Bar & Grille is a world-class steakhouse serving USDA Prime beef, New England's finest seafood, and is complemented by an award-winning wine list. We look forward to having you experience one of Newport’s best.
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