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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 today

Went here for lunch and it was quite nice. Lots of neat memorabilia to look at. The all you can eat soup and salad bar looked great although I didn't try it as I wasn't that hungry. I ended up getting a cup of chili...More

Thank Cttraveler66
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 4 February 2018

The incredible effort at interior decorating is probably the first thing that will catch the eye of a new visitor, and you'll stay for the reasonably priced food and drinks. If you're in Newport in the summer do not expect to pay very little for...More

2  Thank Jonah D
Reviewed 3 days ago

First time eating here and I can't say enough about the staff. Apparently they go through an extensive training program with an emphasis on customer service and it shows. The menu is expansive and hard to narrow down what to try, but what a problem...More

Thank travelerfromCT34
Reviewed 3 days ago

Thanks to a recommendation from a TripAdvisor Forum member, my family dined at the Brick Alley Pub. It indeed was a perfect spot to bring my family. My children were able to play I Spy the entire time and not run out of items to...More

Thank Sdb4
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Stayed in Newport for 1 night with our 2 kids (6 & 10). Decided to go here for a late lunch, per recommendation from the Trip Advisor forums. Atmosphere was pretty cool. Kids liked it - lots of things to look at. They seated us...More

Thank Boston_Ma_Traveler_9
Reviewed 4 days ago

We tried the Brick alley pub in Newport RI, The wait was very long. The food was exceptional though. We had the nachos and fish dinners, We will definitely go back again this summer when its not as busy.

Thank carlhudgins2018
Reviewed 5 days ago

Found this restaurant for a quick lunch in Newport. Kind of hard to find parking--even on a snowy day in the off-season--but it was tasty. Had seafood. My wife had the fish tacos which she said were good and I had a lobster roll which...More

Thank John D
Reviewed 1 week ago

Why can't they take a reservation like everyone else in town and call you when your table is ready. A 45min wait but was told it would be 20min. People breathing down the backs of those eating. Usually a fun place but this was not....More

Thank Karen B
Reviewed 1 week ago

When we travel, we try to see as much as we can, and try everything. Its very rare we go to a restaurant twice, but we just had to here. The atmosphere is fun and interesting with lots of cool things hanging from the walls...More

Thank newjerseyfamily
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Huge menu. We are a family of 5 and everything we had was great. They have everything from salads to burgers to Steaks. Big salad bar as well.

Thank CNTtraveler
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9 September 2017|
Response from Christine D | Reviewed this property |
Yes, pretty sure. Always games on and plenty of sports memorabilia
Terry S
24 July 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.
31 October 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, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Buffet
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 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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