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The Beachead Restaurant

596 Corn Neck Road, New Shoreham, Block Island, RI 02807
+1 401-466-2249
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good34%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“oysters” (21 reviews)
“shrimp wrap” (3 reviews)
“chowder” (12 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 9:30 PMAll hours
American, Bar, Seafood
$$ - $$$
596 Corn Neck Road, New Shoreham, Block Island, RI 02807
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Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

Friendly service good food and great location. Went for lunch and dinner. Kids begged to go back which is always a good sign!

Thank crevster
Reviewed 28 August 2017

We flew in to Block Island for the day and wanted to have an early dinner. We sat outside and had the fresh squeezed lemonade, the lobster roll and the fish taco special. Both meals were very good. We were surprised at the generous portion...More

Thank MCS1266fun
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

We loved the vibe at this beachfront restaurant. Staff was very friendly. Cocktails were good. We enjoyed the raw bar selections. One of us had a nice lobster. The swordfish for another was tasteless unfortunately. We may return but were a little let down by...More

Thank MDDCTraveler
Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

Wonderful oceanfront location with delicious offerings. The service was great, and our meals were excellent. Highly recommended!

Thank PaulDaytona
Reviewed 24 August 2017

Came here with a large group (18) and the staff handled it flawlessly. Service was excellent and the waiter was very accommodating. The seafood nachos is a must get! No complaints about the dishes ordered by our party. The closeness to the beach means you...More

Thank William W
Reviewed 21 August 2017

Can be very busy if you want to sit outside but usually room inside and at the bar. And at the bar you can see the ocean. Still $1 oysters from 3 to 4 PM weekdays. Still some of the best chowder on the island...More

Thank ScotVA
Reviewed 19 August 2017

Ten of us here for dinner. I will start by saying the apps & drinks were very good. I would return for those, and those only. The dinners, 7 out of 10 were unacceptable. The swordfish was bland, the tuna that was suppose to be...More

Thank dshore1
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

Lively outdoor, water view lunch on the deck. Large selection of many Seafood selections. My guest had the grilled BlueFish Sandwich, and exclaimed "it was the best I ever had. I had the Cajun Ahi Tuna Special, and it was equally delicious, service was good,...More

Thank Jim I
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

Terrific fried clam strips and great French fries Wife had a chicken sandwich that was terrific as well. Fast service, large portions, too!!

Thank RoyM1336
Reviewed 12 August 2017

Terrific spot for after the beach! Service was excellent; our server (I forget her name) was very accommodating and friendly. We didn't have a long wait for a table, and while we did wait, we went across the street to take pictures on the beach....More

Thank PalaceFamily
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$27
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, View, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 596 Corn Neck Road, New Shoreham, Block Island, RI 02807
  • Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Block Island  >  New Shoreham
  • Phone Number: +1 401-466-2249
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