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22 Bowen's Wine Bar & Grille

Bowens Wharf, Newport, RI 02840
+1 401-841-8884
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Overview
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“steak” (224 reviews)
“delmonico” (14 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Bowens Wharf, Newport, RI 02840
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We visited here two times while on vacation in Newport. We had excellent service and food both times. Our waiters, Fabio and Alan, were knowledgeable and attentive. The manager, Jack, also came over to greet us. The baked mac and cheese was wonderful. One of...More

Thank professordonovan
Jim B, General Manager at 22 Bowen's Wine Bar & Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear professordonovan, Thank you for the nice review and I am happy you enjoyed everything. We feel honored when guests visit us twice on their limited time in Newport. Glad we could make you happy. Hope we see you again. Gratefully, Jim Brosseau General Manager

Reviewed 1 week ago

My daughter and I had a small table on the outside patio area (right near the actual restaurant). Great people watching. We got chowder and calamari. The chowder was excellent (one of the best in the area) and the calamari was outstanding...we couldn't even finish...More

Thank LadyTripTaker
Jim B, General Manager at 22 Bowen's Wine Bar & Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear LadyTripTaker, Thank you for enjoying some lunch with us as you walked around Newport. I'm glad you enjoyed everything too, especially our chowder. Sorry to hear you felt rushed. We always want our guests to feel relaxed and to enjoy. Hope you can join...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a wonderful dinner, scallops! Great service. Great atmosphere. A little pricey. Right out on the wharf. Very nice area. Would go back

Thank Mary Ellen B
Jim B, General Manager at 22 Bowen's Wine Bar & Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear Mary Ellen, Thank you for the kind review. We love to hear that our guest had a wonderful dinner. We really do hope you come back again soon. Gratefully, Jim Brosseau General Manager

Reviewed 1 week ago

We were there Labor Day weekend. The restaurant was moderately busy at 2 pm....we waited almost an hour for the main course. Two of our table got theirs, my husband and I waited and waited..... The waitress admitted she screwed up on the timing of...More

Thank Kattsy
Jim B, General Manager at 22 Bowen's Wine Bar & Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Kattsy, Thank you for the review and I am glad you enjoyed your food. I apologize for any delays in service. That's not our typical experience as we pride ourselves in exceptional service. I will discuss the feedback with the team in the hopes...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

First, let me start with the positives. The staff was wonderful, from the hostess down to the gentleman busing the table. Very efficient and couldn't have been nicer. The appetizers were also very good. I expected more from my dinner. I got a Delmonico steak...More

Thank LuvsVT
Jim B, General Manager at 22 Bowen's Wine Bar & Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear LuvsVT, Thank you for sharing your review with us and I am glad the staff and the appetizers were a high point. I am sorry you were not happy with your meal. We pride ourselves in serving exceptional steaks and quality food and never...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped by for a lunch with my wife and 3 year old. We ordered entres for each, a beer for me, and an appetizer. I was looking forward to having a beer with my oysters Ten minutes later our entrees are on the table...More

1  Thank Domingos D
Jim B, General Manager at 22 Bowen's Wine Bar & Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Domingos, Thank you for the review and our apologies for any confusion on the beer and oysters. I'm not sure exactly what happened but I will discuss with the team so we can take steps towards making it not happen again. We hope you...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a lovely lunch on a beautiful Saturday in early September. The restaurant was crowded, we would have had to wait for an outside seat so we stayed inside. Crowded but not uncomfortable. The lobster roll I had was delicious with a really nice...More

Thank foodandwiner
Jim B, General Manager at 22 Bowen's Wine Bar & Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear foodandwiner, Thanks for joining us on Saturday and I am glad you enjoyed your lunch. The lobster roll is always a fan favorite as is the fish and chips, so you made some great choices. We hope we get to see you again when...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This venue is top notch. Sat outdoors and we had the lobster roll and steamed mussels........a moment that will not be forgotten. Mussels with light broth with aioli and chorizo were to die for.

Thank johncc776
Jim B, General Manager at 22 Bowen's Wine Bar & Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear johncc776, Thanks for joining us at 22 Bowen's and glad we could create a moment that won't be forgotten. The mussels tend to make that impression. Hope you can come back again soon. Gratefully, Jim Brosseau General Manager

Reviewed 1 week ago

Since my last visit in 2016, I think the quality of the food has slipped. The clam chowder was thin and the grilled tuna was essentially raw fish. The service was decent.More

1  Thank Joseph L
Jim B, General Manager at 22 Bowen's Wine Bar & Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Joseph, Sorry to hear you feel that our quality has slipped in any capacity. I assure you we are working hard every day to maintain the quality the guests expect from 22 Bowen's. I hope you can come back again and your visit is...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

if your looking for the best steak in newport ,this is the place.they age all there steaks. also great seafood. nice lively bar and,great service.

Thank rht44
Jim B, General Manager at 22 Bowen's Wine Bar & Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear rht44, It is truly an honor to be considered the best restaurant on the wharf. Thank you and thank you for the review. We look forward to seeing you again. Gratefully, Jim Brosseau General Manager

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Lisette D
5 April 2017|
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Response from 26.2er | Reviewed this property |
I'm sure they will have a Mother's Day brunch. Best to reserve now as that time of year things are very busy in Newport RI.
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lindafromNJ
27 March 2017|
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Response from David L | Reviewed this property |
Very short walk
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lindafromNJ
15 March 2017|
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Response from JKCHAMA | Reviewed this property |
Yes, I would imagine so. There are two levels for dining. Do make sure to make reservations though.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly, View, Romantic, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 16:00
17:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:30 - 16:00
17:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 16:00
17:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 16:00
17:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 16:00
17:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 16:00
17:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:30 - 16:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bowens Wharf, Newport, RI 02840
    (America)
  • Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Newport
  • Phone Number: +1 401-841-8884
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Description
Located amidst bustling Bowen’s Wharf in the heart of downtown Newport, 22 Bowen’s Wine Bar & Grille is a world-class steakhouse serving USDA Prime beef, New England's finest seafood, and is complemented by an award-winning wine list. We look forward to having you experience one of Newport’s best.
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