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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” (33 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

OMG this was great food, atmosphere and very reasonably priced. I had chicken waffles with fantastic sautéed mushrooms. My brother had a veggie burger We he thought was wonderful my wife a burger with olives from the salad bar. Nice place to eat and my...More

Thank David56Chicago
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

8  Thank Jonah D
Reviewed 4 days ago

Everyone said this was the best place to eat in Newport and we certainly loved it! We booked because we couldn't get a table the first time we tried and we were glad we did. I should think they're always busy. Great atmosphere and the...More

Thank Mary W
Reviewed 5 days ago

I have been going to the Brick Alley Pub since it opened so if I wrote a review for each time, I would still be writing. There is a reason we go there, the food, service, the décor and more. It has expanded in the...More

1  Thank steve f
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We can see how many many people have had a great experience here, but it didn’t work out well for us - the are a couple of top tips to make it more enjoyable if you do go - 1. We were seated right out...More

1  Thank No_Lemons
Reviewed 1 week ago

I used to love this soup. I went this Tuesday, 10/11, and it wasn’t on the salad bar. I ordered it anyway. First, I tried the soup on the salad bar, chicken with rice and orzo. It was very good. Then my albondigas arrived. It...More

Thank barbaract_11
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The yellow and white awnings attracted me to this spot. Dinner was delicious and our waitress, Crystal, was very attentive. Fun atmosphere with reasonably priced food - a great place!

Thank pattid0726
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had heard so much about this place and each time we walked past it, there was a line outside. We went to dinner around 8:30 and it was worth the wait. The food was phenomenal and the service was great too. But what also...More

Thank Gina N
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great attempt and very good nachos with slow cooked beef. Cheese and jalapeños too. Huge portion could feed 3 or 4 people.

Thank JillDD1234
Reviewed 1 week ago

Delicious food in a stunning location. Great food variety and salat bar. Very nice and friendly staff and awesome service.

Thank Helga D
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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, Free Wifi, Buffet
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
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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