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The Spiced Pear

117 Memorial Blvd, Newport, RI 02840-3659
+1 401-847-2244
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good19%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
117 Memorial Blvd, Newport, RI 02840-3659
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Reviewed 6 days ago

My wife and I were celebrating our wedding night at The Chanler and decided to have dinner at The Spiced Pear. We dined still dressed from our wedding (wedding dress and tuxedo). We were promptly seated with a beautiful ocean view. Many of the staff...More

Thank Andrew B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were in Newport, Rhode Island, for a long weekend and enjoyed our first dinner at Spiced Pear. The restaurant is in a beautiful mansion/hotel right on Cliff Walk. The grounds are lovely and the views are beautiful. The dining rooms are small but very...More

Thank Traveler00101
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went to the spiced pear for dinner and breakfast. Everything was amazing. I had a lobster roll for dinner and my husband had steak and lobster- both excellent. For breakfast we had french toast - again amazing Service was impeccable. A must eat at place!

Thank Kristen M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Absolutely fabulous. We ordered the tasting menu with the wine pairing. All of the courses were tasty and well presented and the wine pairings were excellent. We had the oysters, beet salad, butter pouched lobster, veal cheek and souffle all delicious. In Newport for R&R...More

Thank notwelltraveled
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Definitely a fancy restaurant. Presentation of our dishes was beautiful, picture worthy. Service was perfect. However, similar to other fancy restaurants in the Newport area, I find they use top cuts of seafood and meat, but rely on the quality to carry out the taste...More

Thank Michael P
Reviewed 14 April 2017

We stayed on property as this restaurant is located in The Chanler at Cliff Walk . Food, service, presentation and views all worth the experience of dining for dinner here.

Thank mtimpano
Reviewed 11 April 2017

First, I must explain that this review is for their Private Dining Room "Ultimate Romance" Experience. This is not a review for their general restaurant dining room. The food is prepared by the same chef and sous chef, but some of the food options may...More

1  Thank hsbvim
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

As part of my 40th birthday celebration my husband and I dined at the Spiced Pear on a Thursday evening in February. The ambiance of the Chanler and the dining room were lovely, the location was beautiful and I'm sure in the summer months the...More

Thank Travellingrrl
Reviewed 12 January 2017

Dining at the Chef's table here is an amazing experience! My husband and I have done it twice, and really enjoyed the creative, delicious cuisine and the experience of watching a busy, professional kitchen at work. Excellent wine pairings too. Our last menu included oysters,...More

Thank 13Narya
Reviewed 5 December 2016

We enjoyed one of the finest meals we've ever had at the Spiced Pear during a romantic weekend getaway. The service is impeccable and done with a smile. We would definitely go back again!

3  Thank Mark-Adventurer
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Does the spiced pear serve lunch?
23 March 2017|
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Response from John G | Property representative |
Dear Jeannelil, The Spiced Pear is not open for lunch, however, our kitchen does serve food. We serve lunch inside the Veranda, which is located directly next to The Bar. During warmer weather, we also serve lunch outside... More
Christine S
Jacket and tie? Or simply better than casual dress?
27 October 2016|
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Response from John G | Property representative |
Hi Christine, Thank you for your question. We suggest business casual attire when attending The Spiced Pear. Thank you, John Gallo, Marketing Coordinator
James H
Do you offer Restaurant Week specials??
26 October 2016|
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Response from John G | Property representative |
Hi James, Thank you for your question. The Spiced Pear does participate in Newport Restaurant Week. From November 4th - November 13th, you can indulge in a three-course prix fixe dinner at The Spiced Pear for $35. We will... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$50
Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
View, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 117 Memorial Blvd, Newport, RI 02840-3659
    (Cliff Avenue)
  • Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Newport
  • Phone Number: +1 401-847-2244
  • E-mail
The Spiced Pear’s primary dining room features an open-air kitchen, grand fireplace, and views of the Atlantic Ocean and Easton’s Beach. Well known for its signature ‘New England Tasting Menu’, the restaurant features a symphony of six or nine courses of local New England fare each night in addition to an a la carte menu featuring Continental cuisine.