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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” (20 reviews)
“shrimp wrap” (3 reviews)
“salads” (13 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
596 Corn Neck Road, New Shoreham, Block Island, RI 02807
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Reviewed 19 August 2016

Great place to eat. Perfect location, just on your way back to town from biking out to the North end light house. During the summer, Monday - Thursdays 3-4pm is buck a shuck - $1 oysters! Great verandah for eating on too. Don't miss going...More

Thank cindylee40
Reviewed 18 August 2016

Huge deck overlooking the ocean with additional seating on street level. Staff was very pleasant and the food was excellent. I have enjoyed this restaurant for years and will continue to return.

Thank Marvin G
Reviewed 16 August 2016

For our last night of vacation in Block Island, we couldn't have had a better overall dining experience at the Beachead. Our server, Kaitlin, was attentive and engaging, and she even suggested the Striped Bass on the specials menu, which my husband ordered and said...More

Thank Suzanne G
Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

Six of us had dinner. Salads, fried clams excellent. Striped bass, freshly caught, was perfect, in a superb sauce. Linguine & shrimp, and warm lobster rolls also very good. Big selection of draft beers. Limited selection of wines, as with most places on the Island,...More

Thank BunkyVA
Reviewed 15 August 2016

And with the $1 oysters from 3 to 4 Monday through Friday another reason to stop by. Add a decent cold beer and you have good oysters and a beer. What's not to like especially if you're sitting at the bar and can see the...More

Thank ScotVA
Reviewed 14 August 2016

We enjoyed the raw bar and cold beers on the front deck, was too hot and dark. The oysters and peel 'n eat shrimp were great. Good place to stop across from the beach.

Thank hib2008
Reviewed 10 August 2016

We popped over to the Beachead for lunch after a few hours on the beach. The food was excellent and prepared with high quality ingredients. The service really put this place over-the-top. Our waitress was completely attentive, she actually seemed to anticipate our every need....More

2  Thank Heather K
Reviewed 10 August 2016

Always an enjoyable place for dinner when on the island. The location overlooking the beach and the boats coming and going is perfect. Service was excellent and the food was great. The specialty drinks are always fun to try. We always hit the BH when...More

1  Thank Det963
Reviewed 9 August 2016

Had really good RI oysters here for $1.00 each. everyday 3;00 to 4:00 buck a shuck, we had chowder, was good,

2  Thank Arnie S
Reviewed 9 August 2016

We had lunch at this restaurant - which is right across the street from Crescent Beach. We ate on the deck and the food was very good. The salads looked amazing and they gave you a large portion. We had sandwiches, though they were good,...More

1  Thank wendy d
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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
Kids, Child-friendly, View, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
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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