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Smoke House

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$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Barbecue, Pub
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31 Scotts Wharf, Newport, RI 02840-3061
+1 401-848-9800
11:30 - 00:00
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Newport, RI
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120 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent Bar-B-Que food in the heart of Newport.....located right on the main road i8n the center of town with a good variety of food

Thank satking
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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234 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 134 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

On our recent return visit to Newport, I was so looking forward to the Bacon Marys at this fine bar. And, I was not disappointed in the least. And, we even had the same server as we did last year. Always nice to see a familiar, friendly face.

Thank Dana B
Lisa K, General Manager at Smoke House, responded to this review

Dear Dana, Thank you for your returning patronage of Smoke House and for your five-star review! We appreciate your words very much and hope you will come see us again next season for another Bacon Marys! Thank you again. Sincerely, Lisa More 

Northbridge, Massachusetts
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78 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

After a long morning & afternoon of shopping in downtown Newport, 4 of us weary women were looking for apps & drinks to take the edge off. The Smoke House was PERFECT for that! Highly recommend any of the fun drinks (both red & white sangria or the bacon Bloody Mary!) that come in mason jars. Appetizers were delicious, especially... More 

Thank Sarah V
Newport, Rhode Island
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

While food was good, wait staff was inattentive, food served on plastic plates and drinks were in plastic cups. A bit pricey for BBQ.

Thank deBo739
Lisa K, Guest Relations Manager at Smoke House, responded to this review

Dear deBo739, Thank you for dining at Smoke House however I am very sorry to learn that you were disappointed with your experience here. I assure you that un-attentive waitstaff and poor presentation is below our standard and I apologize for this during your visit. I encourage you to call Marc Whitehead, general manager at Smoke House, so that he... More 

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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Very good barbecue in downtown New Port. Amid the hustle and bustle, and the sailboats in the wharf , you will find the Smoke House. The restaurant is clean and upbeat. The food is wonderful. I had the brisket. It was tender, but still moist. Great flavor.

Thank Irene F
Newtown, Connecticut
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79 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

my husband was in the mood for a hotdog and they had one one the menu, so we stopped for lunch. He had a foot long chili dog that he said "hit the spot" ! I stepped out of my no meat box and had a burger with blue cheese - the meat is grass fed (a plus in my... More 

Thank Allison A
Greenwich, Connecticut, United States
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46 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

We went to the Smoke House twice and both times really enjoyed our meal. We started with fried green tomatoes; for our entrees we had the pulled pork and the brisket. The pulled pork is excellent, so was the brisket but it was a little dry before you top it with one of the two BBQ sauces they serve. Both... More 

Thank Timothy F
Hull, Massachusetts
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28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

Great food, all kinds of barbeque with great salads too. Had the fried green tomatoes which were done to perfection, and a sampler platter which I took home and had another meal out of it. Loved the brisket and the pulled pork. The hog wings were different, but I didn't love them. Terrific drinks menu, and lovely covered porch. I... More 

Thank guineverek66
Appleton, WI
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40 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016

This is our favorite place for barbecue. We shared our favorite hog wings with Texan bbq sauce with a chopped salad which was delicious as always.

Thank LCM1
Barcelona, Spain
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

Stumbled across this place in Newport. Simply delicious! The food was "al punto", straight forward, delicious, cooked to perfection. We had the combo which is for 4 people, we were 5 and still couldn't finish it. Great, attentive service. Well done!!

Thank gregdaviesbcn

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Barbecue, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 31 Scotts Wharf, Newport, RI 02840-3061
  • Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Newport
  • Phone Number: +1 401-848-9800

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?