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Brick Alley Pub

140 Thames St, Newport, RI 02840-6653
+1 401-849-6334
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good34%
  • Average10%
  • 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

Bad experience because we had 6 in our party but they wouldn't seat us until the other 2 arrived. Crowded conditions for a relaxing dinner. Large menu but most items overpriced .I had the stuffed shrimp. It was stuffed with a vey pasty mixture. Could...More

Thank Carlnmair
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed February 4, 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

6  Thank Jonah D
Reviewed yesterday

We're a family of 4 with different tastes. There was something on the menu for each of us. Portions are generous to begin with, and the dinners include the soup/salad bar. Pasta with clams, scallops, past with vegetables, and the fillet--all were so good! The...More

Thank NPL4
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This place is real good. It is right on the Main St. The food menu is extensive and the quality is real good. Lots of neat memorabilia type stuff inside as well. Cant go wrong here.

Thank Stephen M
Reviewed 2 days ago

My wife and I highly recommend eating at the Brick Alley Pub. The food and service were excellent. We enjoyed the mussels and most importantly, the lobster rolls!

Thank Kevin R
Reviewed 2 days ago

Looking for a place to meet up with old friends, our local friends said to not go here, but we did and it was great. Met upstairs for a few drinks, and when we were ready, popped downstairs to book a table which came free...More

Thank Bob M
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We enjoyed it for the most part. Not super friendly but they were also quite busy. My husband enjoyed his burger, but the pizza we had was pretty bland. The crust was more like over baked flatbread style. Probably would try something else next time...More

Thank Abigail T
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Went on family vacation to New England and first stop was Newport. Saw the Trip Advisor reviews and ate dinner at Bricks. WOW! Great menu, fantastic new England atmosphere, huge menu and great food. My wife got lobster Mac and cheese, salad Bar and tomato...More

Thank promzek
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We had a family dinner at the Brick Alley Pub and asked for a Gluten free menu as my husband has Celiac. He ordered a hamburger without bun and fries. After we left to get the car he was violently ill and it continued for...More

Thank Deborah M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Sat at the bar and had an amazing scallop dinner ! My husband had Nachos that were superb! The bartender was friendly and efficient ! We will definitely be back!

Thank kevlayfield
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Questions & Answers
September 9, 2017|
Response from Christine D | 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, Buffet
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
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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