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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%
Travellers talk about
“bread bar” (33 reviews)
“lobster reuben” (29 reviews)
“nachos” (169 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. Hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
140 Thames St, Newport, RI 02840-6653
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Had a burger and my husband had mussels. Both were good. Sat at the bar because there were seats which meant we did not have to wait in line. Bartenders were very busy, but were attentive. Not our favorite place in Newport, but always has...More

Thank SunshineOnCapeCod
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

7  Thank Jonah D
Reviewed 3 days ago

This is located near the dock and shopping area in Newport. Nice place to stop for lunch. A bit busy though. Food was good, and the wait staff was attentive. Interestingly decorated walls and soup area. Very comfortable place.

Thank Darleen B
Reviewed 3 days ago

We had the Lobster mac and Cheese which was great! the clam chowder was good but so very filling if you order it and are eating a large meal I would suggest getting a cup and perhaps sharing it just to try it The fish...More

Thank christinebavaro06
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped in for lunch on a Sunday and there was 20 minute wait for main restaurant downstairs or could sit immediately upstairs. We decided to wait and it only ended up being 10 minutes. 1. The memorabilia that decorates this restaurant was excellent and kept...More

Thank SteveDGT
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were late for our reservation time and called and said we would be late. We did not realize that pushed us way back in the que. but we finagled a table , NY style, in about 10-15 minutes. The food was good. Menu is...More

Thank RI_Travel_Guy
Reviewed 1 week ago

No reservations, but it's fairly large and the wait was not ridiculous (in Sept.). It's a pleasant casual place with lots of stuff on the walls. We had the lobster roll, which was excellent. Don't be put off by the short roll - this thing...More

1  Thank Keith R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had bowl of chowder, blueberry beer, & fish tacos. Tacos were blackened spicy scrod. Overall good food, good service, & drinks

Thank P W
Reviewed 1 week ago

we wanted to eat downstairs, but it was 1/2 hour wait so we went upstairs where you place your order and they bring it to you. I had the lobster roll which had a good serving of lobster. my husband had a blackened fish sandwich...More

Thank Barb S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our quick bite is not accurate. Ordered apps and had enough nachos, yes we have a land only member, to feed the whole place. Best part is they were GREAT.

Thank MahopacFamily
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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
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
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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