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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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“bread bar” (31 reviews)
“lobster reuben” (29 reviews)
“nachos” (169 reviews)
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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

Fantastic service. Lovely food although portions were huge for us. Great atmosphere and super memorabilia adorns the walls.

Thank jean t
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

2  Thank Jonah D
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We came late, around 8:45 or 8:30, and we had to eat a bit even though we saw several open tables. I will say that we were pleasantly surprised with the chicken piccata. You don’t expect that to be something a pub would do well...More

Thank Takemetoalaska
Reviewed 4 days ago

You can't go wrong at the Brick Alley. For a place with an enormous menu, it is incredibly consistent. Downstairs is full of seemingly random found objects, which makes a visit an adventure. Great for kids. Great beer selection. The waits can be long-ish, but...More

Thank Tony M
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The service and food here were super! The salad bar (yes there is a salad bar in the pub) was fresh and good. We split the nachos....WOW!!! A very large portion and really delicious. We had a very attentive and friendly waitress. And I must...More

Thank run4rfun
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Our work team selected Brick Alley upon suggestion by our hotel concierge, and we were so pleased with this choice. The menu options were excellent and most entrees included their salad bar. Great portion sizes and prices! The decor was fun and initiated lots of...More

Thank Allison K
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I make it a point to stop in here every time I visit Newport. The food is always excellent!! The lobster club sandwich and ahi tuna appetizer are delicious. Quick service and great atmosphere.

Thank Panda860
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I had a great dinner at Brick Alley Pub with my friends. The menu is extensive (definitely something for everyone!), food was excellent, great salad bar (that I think comes with most meals), dessert was yummy, prices were reasonable, and it’s a fun atmosphere. Make...More

Thank planetrainautomobile
Reviewed 6 days ago

Eating dinner at the Brick Alley was an excellent choice. It was recommended to us by the manager at Helly Hansen and I am glad we listened. Every single item we ordered was cooked like my mom would have done. We had the wings- super...More

Thank GrooviGirl
Reviewed 1 week ago

The food was so delicious. We loved the salad bar. I had the best scallops I have ever eaten. There was nothing that we did not like. It is a relaxed fun atmosphere. The service was great. We loved this place and will go back...More

Thank iamafairadvisor
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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, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Buffet
Good for
Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
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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