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The Dining Room at Castle Hill Inn

590 Ocean Ave, Newport, RI 02840-6518
+1 888-466-1355
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good18%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“lobster roll” (79 reviews)
“amuse bouche” (12 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
590 Ocean Ave, Newport, RI 02840-6518
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Reviewed yesterday

Castle Hill continues to deliver some of the best food in the town, city of Newport! It is always innovative, fresh ideas, creative, and great to look at each plate. I have been eating there for years, having birthdays, holidays and special occasions marked at...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Will Newport R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great service and amazing food. Every single thing I ate here was exquisite. Highly recommend visiting.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 995avivb
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For several years my small family enjoyed celebrating Thanksgiving at The Inn at Castle Hill. Then for a number of years we had large family dinners at home. When we realized we would be a trio again this year we excitedly said “let’s go back...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Travelfan2491
Anthony B, Manager at The Dining Room at Castle Hill Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for celebrating with us this holiday season. I'm terribly sorry that you found year's buffet offerings to be lackluster. We take pride in putting on great holiday events and I"m disappointed that we fell short. If you would, I'd love the chance to...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Inn is beautiful, fantastic views. Service was extremely professional and friendly. We enjoyed every bite of our 3 course dinner - oysters, swordfish and ice cream for my husband, burrata and radicchio salad, the most tender beef ever, and orange soufflé for me. Very...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank lele0820
Reviewed 5 November 2018 via mobile

The lobster roll I had here was lacking. Just warm and just not as tasty as I would have liked. The oysters and salad were delicious though. Nice room with lovely view of boats sailing by. Lovely short hike on the premises to see the...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank LynneN140
Reviewed 30 October 2018 via mobile

Enjoyed a great lunch. The menu was perfect and the service was very good. Nothing compares to the view! We were 4 couples and they were very attentive.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Pathfinder14
Reviewed 21 October 2018

We ate lunch here after touring a couple of the mansions. What a great location, with beautiful views. The food was original and excellently prepared. I had the grilled cheese, which was cranberry bread, Cabot cheddar (fun since we had just visited Cabot HQ in...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Goober818
Reviewed 19 October 2018

Had a nice brunch with my wife here for our anniversary trip in October 2018. Beforehand we completed the final 2.5 miles of the Cliff Walk (then all the way back to our car) so saying that we arrived with an appetite is an understatement....More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank CapeMay97
Reviewed 17 October 2018 via mobile

I recently visited the Inn at Castle Hill in Newport. Everything, and I mean everything, was outstanding. The service and ambiance were phenomenal. The food was out of this world. It may have been the best meal I have ever had. If you get a...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank N3764AUjohnh
Reviewed 15 October 2018 via mobile

Very nice restaurant, with good service and great food. The chowder was particularly good. We all enjoyed it. Recommended.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank ShankillFalls
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18 August 2018|
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Response from LisaBella | Reviewed this property |
Dressy casual - not formal but we dined out doors so there may be a more formal code for inside.
Meg I
9 July 2017|
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Response from sandra r | Reviewed this property |
First come Furst serve....a great view too!
Meg I
9 July 2017|
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Response from Rod S | Reviewed this property |
1st come 1st served. Lawn chairs are somewhat limited, but the lawn is always available.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 25 - USD 100
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Valet Parking, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Bar Scene, View, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
5:45 pm - 9:00 pm
5:45 pm - 9:00 pm
5:45 pm - 9:00 pm
5:45 pm - 9:00 pm
5:45 pm - 9:00 pm
5:45 pm - 10:00 pm
5:45 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 590 Ocean Ave, Newport, RI 02840-6518
    (Ocean Drive)
  • Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Newport
  • Phone Number: +1 888-466-1355
  • E-mail
  • This restaurant is at Castle Hill Inn
The Dining Room at Castle Hill Inn has been the backdrop of memorable occasions for over a century, residing inside a historic mansion built in 1875. The Forbes Four Star restaurant presents a prix fixe menu showcasing the talents of Chef Lou Rossi and his culinary team. We are blessed with a location that is second to none in New England - not only for the view, but for the bounty provided by our surrounding lands being brought to your table. * Sunday through Thursday 5:45pm – 8pm * Friday & Saturday 5:45pm – 9pm * Mansion Bar 11:30am – 10:00pm daily
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