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Brick Alley Pub

140 Thames St, Newport, RI 02840-6653
+1 401-849-6334
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good34%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Bar, Seafood, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
140 Thames St, Newport, RI 02840-6653
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Super cool atmosphere. Lots of interesting things to look at. The beer selection is just ok but the food is very good. The French Onion soup was fantastic.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Asilb66
Reviewed 2 days ago

Went to a company Christmas party on the second floor of the great Brick and it was just as good as the restaurant down below

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank satking
Reviewed 2 days ago

We like to eat at the bar cause there is a lot to see. Cool signs and licence plates everywhere. You know that lots an lots of people have been here. Locals and tourists blend together.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Jim D
Reviewed 2 days ago

It was bitterly cold for my visit on a Friday early evening so I ordered a cup of lobster bisque and the Gary’s Portuguese Littleneck Clams appetizer. Both were delicious and satisfying. The service was efficient, friendly and professional. I will be back.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank ctheworld67
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We stopped for dinner with 4 people on a busy Friday evening. We had a shorter than expected wait in the crowded but friendly bar and were seated at a comfortable table for 4. The menu has a large range of choices and variety. If...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Travelingwillie
Reviewed 1 week ago

Right on the main shopping street, this restaurant was easy to find. Even off season it was pretty crowded. They have a great menu, and offer what they call complete dinners. The portions are large, the salad, soup, and bread bar was good, and the...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Ricmar60
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I can’t say enough good things about out dinner here. The chicken parm was awesome, as was the salad bar that comes along with meals. Our waiter was awesome as well. I highly recommend this restaurant!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Jessica M
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were greeted by the friendly hostess and seated immediately. Our waitress was very attentive and took care of all our questions while we ordered. It was Tuesday and they make a special soup on that day only....delicious! The new arugula salad is a great...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Gloria M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I were in Newport for our Anniversary, and stopped at Brick Alley for lunch. Place is decorated with all kinds of stuff on the walls, as well as TV's showing sports. Atmosphere is loud and fun, as the energy level is high....More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Curt-Ayer
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We spend the weekend after Thanksgiving in Newport every year. Brick Alley Pub is on our short list of places to eat. We stopped in for lunch and found it very busy with a 45 min wait. We decided to eat in the bar area,...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank David M
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Questions & Answers
September 9, 2017|
Response from 465ChristineD465 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, pretty sure. Always games on and plenty of sports memorabilia
Terry S
July 24, 2017|
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Response from 55Rocky | Reviewed this property |
They are located at the city end of Thames street. There is metered parking and a parking lot close by.
October 31, 2016|
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Response from angie c | Reviewed this property |
I would say yes! They have a large room on the back and rooms upstairs as well. I would request the back one if they can accommodate you as it would be easier access to salad bar and people in your party won't have to take... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$27
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Buffet
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 140 Thames St, Newport, RI 02840-6653
  • Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Newport
  • Phone Number: +1 401-849-6334
  • E-mail
At Brick Alley Pub we have it all: "pub style" comfort food to modern multicultural cuisine all served with genuine down-home hospitality. Like America itself, Brick Alley is one big melting pot of ethnicities, flavors, and fun. If you are looking for stiff, over the top formal service with small portions of over-priced food, we are not that place. After more than 30 years as one of Rhode Island's most popular restaurants with locals and tourists alike, the Brick Alley Pub & Restaurant has earned landmark status. Located at 140 Thames Street across from the Brick Market Place in Downtown Newport the Brick Alley Pub & Restaurant offers a warm and cozy fireplace in the winter and comfortably air-conditioned dining rooms in the summer. The Brick Alley Pub & Restaurant specializes in a blend of flavorful steaks, fresh local seafood, pastas, and seasonal specials. Begin your dinner with a selection from our cocktail menu or choose a wine from our extensive wine list. This wine list features over 250 different vintages and has received the Wine Spectator Award for Excellence. Open for lunch and dinner, Brick Alley Pub & Restaurant accepts reservations and offers an upstairs function room that can accommodate up to 170 people. The Brick Alley Pub & Restaurant has received favorable reviews from countless local and national publications including: The Providence Journal, Travel-Holiday, Ford Times, Rhode Island Monthly, and Newport Life Magazine. In addition, Jameson Irish Whiskey bestowed the restaurant with their "Best Irish Coffee Award" for three consecutive years and inducted the Brick Alley Pub & Restaurant into their Hall of Fame. Brick Alley has also been featured on The Food Network and is a favorite of Boston's Phantom Gourmet.
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