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Fluke Wine Bar & Kitchen

Certificate of Excellence
$$$$
American, Seafood, Wine Bar
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41 Bowens Wharf, Enter on Bannister's Wharf, Newport, RI 02840 (Banisters Wharf & America's Cup Ave)
+1 401-849-7778
Today
17:00 - 21:00
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 17:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 22:30
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MA
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36 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

We visited this restaurant during a birthday celebration weekend. We were not disappointed and cannot wait to return. I had the Monkfish and my wife had the Fluke and both dishes were excellent!! Wonderful crisp, clean flavorful fish dishes. We also had cocktails and dessert which did not disappoint.

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Thank TAZ68
Centerport, New York
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20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

Fluke is run by a husband and wife team who know how to create interesting, expertly prepared food served in a contemporary yet romantic setting. The menu selections include some expected choices for the area but many more creative and interesting options if you are more adventurous in dining. I am not a vegetarian but I was intrigued by the... More 

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new york
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

We didn't have a reservation but we were lucky to be seated by the window on busy Friday night. The restaurant is located on the 2nd and 3rd floor. the view at the window is so pretty at night. Romantic ambiance. With my pregnancy I usually order sparking water but they have mocktails!!! and they were only $5 and tasted... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

We love Fluke and return again and again. Each small plate, salad, entree and dessert is carefully prepared and flavorful. The signature cocktails are refreshing and tasty as well. The owners and staff really cater to their patrons making the dining experience extremely enjoyable. Highly recommended.

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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

Newport has a million great restaurants but this is my favorite. The food is all spectacular and the drinks are made with freshly squeezed lime and fresh herbs.

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Thank Wendy R
Boston, Massachusetts
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

Fluke is me and my husband's favorite spot to visit when we are in Newport. I recommend for foodies, and make reservations in advance to avoid a wait. Recommend requesting a table on teh top floor. If you're going with a larger group (like 6) request the table in the corner.

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Thank mperroni
Tarrytown, New York
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22 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

Great ambience, drink selection and delicious and creative food, in a setting overlooking Bannister Wharf. We went during Restaurant Week and stayed with that menu, but left feeling very well satisifed--they did not cut corners.

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Thank JKC1956
Ashbourne, United Kingdom
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139 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

We had one night in Newport and chose to dine at Fluke based on the great reviews. We booked earlier in the day and so glad we did as it was packed. We were put at a table on the top floor next to the cocktail bar, with a nice view across the harbor. We both opted for the Skate... More 

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Pinellas Park, Florida
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131 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Elegant yet subtle. Professional bartender. Hostess tried to squeeze us in at the end of the bar when there was plenty of room elsewhere. Drinks were good and the selection of spirits was superb.

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Thank Stephen C
Boston, Massachusetts
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24 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

We sat at the bar and enjoyed great food, fabulous wine, pretty view and a wonderful conversation with the bar-tender. We ordered from the small plate and the large plate menu - skipping the snacks & cheese and dessert. Wonderful Wellfleet Oysters, Grilled Vegetable Tart, Vegetable Farrotto & Fluke. This is not a Newport tourist establishment. Would definitely recommend and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 25 - USD 50
Cuisine
American, Seafood, Wine Bar
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Waitstaff, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, View, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 21:00
Monday
17:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 21:00
Thursday
17:00 - 21:00
Friday
17:00 - 22:30
Saturday
17:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 41 Bowens Wharf, Enter on Bannister's Wharf, Newport, RI 02840
    (Banisters Wharf & America's Cup Ave)
  • Public Transportation: Bowen's Wharf
  • Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Newport
  • Phone Number: +1 401-849-7778
Description
Our menu of snacks, small and large plates changes daily, capturing the best seasonal ingredients. Enjoy scenic views on historic Bannister's Wharf. Award winning cocktails and wine list.

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