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The Mooring

1 Sayer, Newport, RI 02840
+1 401-846-2260
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Overview
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good29%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“doughnuts” (256 reviews)
“seafood” (438 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
1 Sayer, Newport, RI 02840
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Reviewed yesterday

had lunch and dinner. the service was good, the food was good. No dogs allowed, which I think is wrong.More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank jennydog2016
Dan F, General Manager at The Mooring, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear jennydog2016, Thank you for joining us and happy to hear you enjoyed your visit. We are sorry your dog was not allowed to join the fun too but unfortunately due to health code regulations, dogs are not permitted within the restaurant. Hope you can...More

Reviewed 2 days ago

Very hospitable and friendly table staff and the food was very tasty! It was in a wharf and walking distance to alot of other shops and boutique stores.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank gus t
Dan F, General Manager at The Mooring, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear Gus, Thank you for joining us and I am happy to hear we could provide some tasty food alongside the beautiful sunset. Hope you can come back and join us again. Gratefully, Dan Fischer General Manager

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had dinner at the Moorings during Christmas week. As always it does not disappoint. The restaurant was very crowded during the week but only needed to wait 15 minutes after our reservation. I had the seafood pasta which was fantastic! Large pieces of lobster,...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank judystephen
Dan F, General Manager at The Mooring, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you judystephen! We are glad you enjoyed your visit with. Christmas week is certainly a busy time around Newport. We are glad you could join us for a nice meal. We appreciate the recommendation and hope you come back and join us again soon....More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Once again, After the Boat Show, My wife and I went to The Mooring. On a hot day, after baking in the sun looking at boats -- this is the place to go. I had a half-dozen oysters, and a bowl of Scallop Chowder --...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank F9713OQwalterc
Dan F, General Manager at The Mooring, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you F9713OQwalterc! Thank you for joining us after the Boat Show and we are glad you enjoyed. It was a hot one this year and glad you could enjoy your time with us afterwards. We hope you come back and join us again or...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I celebrated New Year's in Newport. A friend recommended the Mooring and it did not disappoint. In what was a very busy night in the restaurant industry, our reservation was on time, and we were not rushed. More importantly, we had an...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Michaelfeeney764
Dan F, General Manager at The Mooring, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you Michaelfeeney764! We are so glad you decided to celebrate the New Year with us and very happy you enjoyed your visit. You were in good hands with Jenn! We look forward to seeing you again. Gratefully, Dan Fischer General Manager

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great meal , called for reservation because we have been disappointed before when we couldn’t get in. We had an early Thursday night dinner. We shared the seafood special for two, which was enough for 3-4 people. The seasoning was light, on a bed of...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Debra S
Dan F, General Manager at The Mooring, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you Debra! We are glad we were able to get you in and that you had a great meal too. We are looking forward to seeing you again for another date night - don't forget to call for a reservation (or book online through...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I went to Christmas in Newport and I was intrigued by the Scallop Chowder on their website. Even thought I love clam chowder and they were ranked #1, I had to try the other one. Boy am I glad I did! NOt...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank BCM1225
Dan F, General Manager at The Mooring, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you BCM1225! Glad you enjoyed everything. Your four "great items" are indeed some of our most popular - the scallop chowder always makes a big impression. Thank you for joining us on your trip to Newport and hope you come back again someday. Gratefully,...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is my favorite restaurant to go to in Newport. It's busy but happening! Gluten free food is a plus. Food is always delicious and the pour of wine generous. A must!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank CathyF64
Dan F, General Manager at The Mooring, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you CathyF64! We are truly honored to be considered your favorite. Glad you enjoy it here and we look forward to your next visit. Gratefully, Dan Fischer General Manager

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Food was fantastic and delicious. The service was tops. Had dinner there with my family (OCS). We were a party of 7. Great experience!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank TheOldRoadWarrior
Dan F, General Manager at The Mooring, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you TheOldRoadWarrior! So glad that your whole family enjoyed. Hope you can come back and join us for more. Gratefully, Dan Fischer General Manager

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nothing but good things to say. Wait staff was very friendly and attentive. Food was great. Would definitely visit again.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank al_b018
Dan F, General Manager at The Mooring, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you al_b018! We love when guests have nothing but good things to say. Hope you can join us again. Gratefully, Dan Fischer General Manager

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Pat H
14 July 2018|
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Response from bjaysmom | Reviewed this property |
We were at the Mooring for dinner, so we did dress a little nicer, but there were people coming in with Jeans, etc. If I were going for lunch and it's a nice day, I would definitely wear shorts. I hope you enjoy the... More
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Pat H
14 July 2018|
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Response from 351edd | Reviewed this property |
Hi Pat, There is no fixed dress code as far as I know, so you will see people dressed from very casual to very dressy there. For guys, Docker type shorts and a polo or button down shirt (tucked or untucked) is perfect for... More
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Ashley M
1 June 2018|
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Response from kerbuck11 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, definitely do! They gave out gf bread too
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 30 - USD 80
Meals
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Validated Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Sayer, Newport, RI 02840
    (America's Cup Ave.)
  • Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Newport
  • Phone Number: +1 401-846-2260
Description
The ideal embodiment of Newport dining: the freshest seafood, al fresco seating, expansive harbor views, and warm hospitality. Our award-winning wine list is one of the most acclaimed in New England.
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