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Poor People's Pub

) #7 of 31 Restaurants in New Shoreham $$ - $$$ American, ,
33 Ocean Avenue, New Shoreham, Block Island, RI 02807
+1 401-466-8533
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good33%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“pulled pork” (24 reviews)
“burger” (41 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
33 Ocean Avenue, New Shoreham, Block Island, RI 02807
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31 - 40 of 326 reviews

Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

Liked this spot for before dinner beers. Not fancy. Seemed like a lot of locals there. Not much of a selection of IPAs though if you are looking for that. Some people were eating and others getting takeout. Ok for a couple of beer stop.

Thank MLFabbs
Reviewed 3 September 2016

We walked to Poor People's Pub for lunch after getting off of the ferry, which was about a 5 minute walk. Their menu had a wide variety for affordable prices -- two of us split a pitcher of their signature beer and a couple appetizers,...More

Thank CT_Sarah
Reviewed 2 September 2016

Casual atmosphere with a variety of beers and food. The wings were excellent especially the black cherry glazed sauce. They have a nice variety of personal pizzas (great crust). The steak sandwich was one of the best we've every had!!

Thank Angie C
Reviewed 2 September 2016

I was really excited to try this place given the catchy name and the really great reviews i saw online. The service was really great and friendly, and the drinks were okay, but i had the beef ribs special with macaroni salad, cole slaw, and...More

Thank John A
Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

It's a fun pub bar that we stopped in our way back from town to the boats for a quick beer. Casual atmosphere and local feel with drink specials.

Thank lollygal
Reviewed 29 August 2016

We were having trouble finding a place without a long wait for a late lunch. There was no wait here and the quality of the food was a welcome surprise. Good service, fun atmosphere. definitely a repeat for casual dining!

Thank Andrea S
Reviewed 27 August 2016

Good choices of beer/drinks at the bar.. And a good place for family dining too. Saw numerous families stop in for dinner.

Thank JR W
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

Great food for low prices ,it's one of the cheaper places to eat . The portions are big the only con is the pizza is really small , the size of a small pizza and its 17.00 .

Thank Cindy W
Reviewed 24 August 2016

We ate here 2 days ago for dinner, motivated by the stellar reviews. We have been going to Block Island a long time and know most other restaurants. I really question the statements that this place is "amazing." I had the local burger and my...More

1  Thank mbsaandercock
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

My favorite place to eat on Block Island is PPP. I always have to get a stuffie loaded with clams and chorizo!! My husband pines for the chili and the specials are always interesting and yummy. On my last visit I savored curry beef empanadas...More

Thank Maureen H
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Gretchen V
1 July 2016|
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Response from s G | Reviewed this property |
Yes, big outside space as well as inside
Gretchen V
1 July 2016|
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Response from Takemetoalaska | Reviewed this property |
I'm pretty sure we saw kids there.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 33 Ocean Avenue, New Shoreham, Block Island, RI 02807
  • Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Block Island  >  New Shoreham
  • Phone Number: +1 401-466-8533
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