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The Newport Lobster Shack

150 Long Wharf, State Pier 9, Newport, RI 02840-2407
+1 401-847-1700
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good25%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“lobster bites” (18 reviews)
“fresh lobster” (15 reviews)
“bisque” (16 reviews)
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American, Seafood
$$ - $$$
150 Long Wharf, State Pier 9, Newport, RI 02840-2407
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great little lobster shack. The lobster rolls and bisque was to die for and the prices were reasonable.

Thank Wamod
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had the bisque and lobster cakes, service was friendly and sat on outside tables. Bisque was luke warm, very tiny bit of lobster in it, a small serving for the price, and the cakes were bits of fried dough with a sprinkling of meat in...More

Thank Ripitup2014
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome food, amazing turn around, fresh and tasty. Slightly away from center of Newport, easy to find parking, nice views onto the port. A+

Thank jacek101
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There are two sections to this wonderful establishment. There is the l Kitchen, a pace where you can purchase prepared meal. Then there is the fresh seafood market. Just step in pick out what you want from the just caught lobsters and crabs, take it...More

Thank Danny D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Service decent, lobster very tough. Not my favorite. Lobster big but tough. Even sweet potatoe fries not goof.

Thank Elizabeth F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I stayed at the Wyndam overlooking the harbor and decided to get takeout from the Lobster Shack one evening. In addition to the cost of the lobster, which didn't seem that great, they charged $3 for steaming it and $1 for a...More

Thank Rich O
Reviewed 26 October 2017

Once we finally found this gem, it was the best lunch! Huge,fresh lobster rolls. You can't them any fresher.

Thank Cindy T
Reviewed 21 October 2017

Delicious!!!!! Warm fall day, no crowds, no lines..... Ordered one cup of lobster bisque to try it, loved it so much, went back and ordered TWO more! It was the best lobster bisque I have ever had. Sat at picnic tables under the pavillion. Watching...More

Thank mrscams1
Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

I’m a big fan of lobster bisque and over the years have discovered that restaurants are either spot on or pretty much butcher it. There’s generally no in between; no “pretty good.” Let me tell you - The Lobster Shack has perfected bisque. The perfect...More

Thank dubyac1
Reviewed 19 October 2017

Had the lobster rolls, lots of lobster, a little mayo and celery. Most others we saw at the lobster celebration at Bowens wharf had more mayo than lobster.

Thank Thomas S
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4 August 2017|
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Response from Deedubu67 | Reviewed this property |
It is close to Visitors Center, no near Thames at all.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 7 - USD 26
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, View
Open Hours
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 150 Long Wharf, State Pier 9, Newport, RI 02840-2407
  • Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Newport
  • Phone Number: +1 401-847-1700
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