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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)
“lobster reuben” (29 reviews)
“nachos” (170 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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2,721 - 2,730 of 2,923 reviews

Reviewed September 13, 2011

Do not miss this place on a trip to Newport! The Lobster Bisque is delicious and the atmosphere casual and fun!!

Thank bethannez
Reviewed September 13, 2011

Simply put, Brick Alley is a hot spot that attracts everyone - from tourists to locals. It's a very reputable place in Newport, offering a selective menu and good drinks. The atmosphere is great - it's usually bustling with people and the restaurant is filled...More

1  Thank J P
Reviewed September 13, 2011

A definate place to try while in Newport,the wait was more than expected but well worth it

Thank patplacella
Reviewed September 12, 2011

I have been to Brick Alley numerous times, and I have to get the stuffies (stuffed quahogs) every time. They are absolutely the best in town. Also, the lobster bisque is always another great choice. The service is excellent with a fun atmosphere. It is...More

Thank smokeyblue78
Reviewed September 11, 2011

My husband & I visited newport for the first time this weekend & chose this place due to the great reviews. The place was very busy with a constant flow of people coming in & out, there was a 1 hour wait, however all the...More

Thank pmccurdy84
Reviewed September 11, 2011

Visited here with friends including two young kids. Had an excellent meal and the beer was good too - try the Harpoon IPA - you'll be hooked! Food was well cooked and generous in terms of portions. The french fries were AMAZING! Prompt and friendly...More

Thank John2France
Reviewed September 8, 2011

Ok, anyone reading this I promise you Brick Alley is soo AMAZING!!! My boyfriend And I came for lunch and Dinner. We would have came for breakfast but they don't serve that. Everything we tried and ate was sooo good. It was fresh, Hot, tasty....More

1  Thank eyecandy12
Reviewed August 31, 2011

We dined at this very friendly restaurant on the evening prior to Newport Rhode Island receiving a calling card from Cyclone Irene. Steaks were great, staff were friendly and attentive and nothing was a problem. A very enjoyable evening. Extensive menu and reasonable prices. Thanks...More

Thank TassieDevilTasmania
Reviewed August 30, 2011

It was the WORST food we ever ate in Newport. It was Awful and Super Greasy. I would never recommend this place to anyone!More

1  Thank J H
matt_brickalley, Owner at Brick Alley Pub, responded to this reviewResponded September 14, 2011

Thank you for visiting Brick Alley. I am very sorry that you thought it was "Awful and Greasy". I Would consider it a huge favor if you could provide any specific info that you may have so that we can address what when wrong with...More

Reviewed August 26, 2011

Great selection- nice knowledgeable servers- reasonable prices and good portions- it gets crowded and there could be a wait- but worth it

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