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The Oar

221 Jobs Hill Rd, New Shoreham, Block Island, RI 02807
+1 401-466-8820
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Overview
  • Excellent37%
  • Very good42%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“sushi” (123 reviews)
“fried chicken” (17 reviews)
“lobster roll” (37 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 9:00 PMAll hours
CUISINES
American, Bar, Seafood, Sushi
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
221 Jobs Hill Rd, New Shoreham, Block Island, RI 02807
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1 - 10 of 478 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We make sure to go to the Oar each time we are on Block Island. The wait is always worth it. We put our name in, play corn hole and have mudslides until our table is ready. Then we head in to eat terrific food,...More

Thank jaycapalbo
Reviewed 1 week ago

Looking through reviews for this place on multiple sites across the internet,all people seem talk about is the spectacular view.I've got news for you,everywhere you go on Block Island is a spectacular view.What I want when I go to a restaurant is well prepared food,good...More

Thank culinaryliterati
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is mainly a sushi restaurant but my husband had a good burger and I had the Portabello Mushroom sandwich. Also good sweet potato fries. We returned for dinner but weren't that hungry and I had good clam chowder.

Thank Toni P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Snuck in a day trip to Block Island this weekend, but the island is still way too crowded for my tastes even though the "summer season" is over. Luckily we headed over to The Oar and found a quiet respite, far from the madding crowds....More

Thank Nancy0657
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

I've dined at the oar many many times the food is amazing and the prices are reasonable it really is a cool place to eat plus you can read all the oars while you wait for your food.

Thank kevin k
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

Great vibes. Good food. Super ambiance. Nice waiter. So so bar tender. Lousy lemonade. Fun games on the lawn. Easy breezy and down to earth. As pricey as fancier places.

Thank MontaukTraveler
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

I enjoyed my lunch on Labor Day at The Oar immensely. Blackened mahi tacos were very good, as was the chowder. The star of the meal, however, was our server. I hope I remember well that her name was Secona. She was great. Will definitely...More

Thank Rory D
Reviewed 1 September 2017

Everything delicious and reasonably priced. Service good. HUGE salads. Great views and outside seating too.

Thank coryboy1952
Reviewed 1 September 2017

A new friend, one of the crew of the MV Block Island (John), recommended that we visit The Oar for lunch... OUTSTANDING suggestion! The friendly greeting started the luncheon off with a laugh and smile. The waitress kept it going and the food was just...More

Thank Ryan W
Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

Outstanding mudslides, great view. We were there at end of August & staff was worn out from the summer, tired of tourists and not super helpful.

Thank Nicholas P
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22 July 2017|
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Response from Debbie D | Reviewed this property |
They do not take reervations and your whole party must be present to be seated. To eat at six be there by 530 and get on the list.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$7 - US$15
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, View
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 - 9:00 PM
Saturday
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 221 Jobs Hill Rd, New Shoreham, Block Island, RI 02807
  • Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Block Island  >  New Shoreham
  • Phone Number: +1 401-466-8820
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