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DeWolf Tavern

259 Thames St, Bristol, RI 02809-1861
+1 401-254-2005
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good23%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible9%
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American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
259 Thames St, Bristol, RI 02809-1861
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Best service, best bartenders Sandi makes the best martinis, great food..always a great time when I come here!! Outdoor patio is awesome in the summer always a good time

Thank Lisa F
Reviewed April 11, 2018

Okay... let's get beyond the historic setting (beautiful) and get right to the food. Last night we went to celebrate a birthday and, frankly, I was moderately interested in trying this restaurant. Well...that changed quickly. The kale and apple salad was spectacular (and I'm not...More

Thank 299catherinem
Reviewed March 16, 2018 via mobile

We generally pick quiet times to visit when it’s slow it’s when I like it best. The food is good but not really outstanding certainly nothing to write home about but they have some interesting choices which is why we like going. There’s a bit...More

Thank Pamela P
Reviewed January 23, 2018

Our experience started out badly and got worse from there. We were here for a special family dinner and had made a 7:00 reservation. We arrived promptly at 7:00 and were told our table was not ready even though the place was not full. Fine......More

1  Thank Tak11937
DeWolf T, Manager at DeWolf Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded February 11, 2018

I am so sorry that you did not enjoy your time with us! Thank you so much for taking the time to write this review. We appreciate all feedback good and bad to better our service and food to provide the best experience to our...More

Reviewed January 20, 2018

Enjoyed a wonderful lunch with a friend. It was one of the coldest days and once you walk into the tavern you are hit with warmth and instant feeling of coziness. Service was good. We had steak sandwich and pulled chicken sandwich. Both very tasty...More

Thank littlerhody64
DeWolf T, Manager at DeWolf Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded February 1, 2018

So happy you enjoyed your cozy lunch! Thank you for joining us!

Reviewed December 26, 2017

Dined here for a holiday meal and while the building is beautiful, the food decent and the pricing reasonable; the one thing they could improve on is their heating system. Very drafty and cold room on the second floor with a heating system that does...More

2  Thank fred c
DeWolf T, Manager at DeWolf Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded February 1, 2018

Thank you for the review! This building (The DeWolf Warehouse) is 200 years old this year! We do keep the heat at a high temp to compensate, but we will certainly try to resolve this. We hope to see you in the future!

Reviewed December 25, 2017 via mobile

Wide menu selection with something for everyone, and everything’s delicious. Great service and wonderful setting down at the harbor with water views.

Thank CaseyfromBoston
DeWolf T, Manager at DeWolf Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded February 1, 2018

Thank you for coming in! Come see us again soon!

Reviewed December 5, 2017

Three of us enjoyed our meals here at DeWolf Tavern. The menu has many choices. One of us had, and greatly enjoyed, a seafood stew. Another enjoyed a chicken sandwich. I was not very hungry so had a fried goat cheese salad, which was delightful....More

Thank Linda H
DeWolf T, Manager at DeWolf Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded December 19, 2017

Thanks for choosing us! The seafood stew is a staple on the menu. Hope to see you soon!

Reviewed November 30, 2017

Five of us had an excellent meal. One celiac and one vegetarian were both well catered for and two uf us had the good value prix fixe menu.

Thank Crispin R
DeWolf T, Manager at DeWolf Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded December 19, 2017

Thank you for the review! The chef really tries to have options for everyone!

Reviewed November 29, 2017

We enjoyed 2 nights of dining at the DeWolf Tavern while staying at the Bristol Harbor Inn next door. We were waited on by Randy both evenings and tried the dinner specials both nights. Three course meals at $35 on Sunday and $25 on Monday....More

Thank Lori M
DeWolf T, Manager at DeWolf Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded December 19, 2017

Thank you!! We look forward to next years visit!

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Diane M
November 4, 2017|
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Response from everett m | Reviewed this property |
Go to there website and look at menus J Then click the link and double click the full fall menu or the breakfast menu It will download into your computer
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$40
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic, Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
8:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 259 Thames St, Bristol, RI 02809-1861
  • Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Bristol
  • Phone Number: +1 401-254-2005
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DeWolf Tavern serves Contemporary American Cuisine in a beautifully situated, historically renovated stone warehouse, located on the Thames Street Landing waterfront in the heart of downtown Bristol, Rhode Island. Our guests can enjoy the bay breeze with cooling cocktails on our casual patio, come inside for a glass of wine and a light meal in our downstairs Tavern or head upstairs to enjoy the view and fireplace with a bottle of fine wine and a special meal prepared by Chef Sai Viswanath. Open Seven Days a Week. Breakfast: Friday to Sunday 7am to 11:00am Full Menu: 11:30 am-10:30pm Monday through Saturday Sunday 11:30am-9:30pm
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