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The Wharf Pub

$$ - $$$American, ,
37 Bowens Wharf, Newport, RI 02840-3004
+1 401-619-5672
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good44%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
37 Bowens Wharf, Newport, RI 02840-3004
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Reviewed yesterday

Go for the open-air bar, downstairs - great place to have beers and people-watch. So many awesome comfort food options, all of which I tried were quite delicious. Feels like vacation!

Thank sarahgoeshere
Reviewed 6 days ago

We ate lunch in the pub outside. The waitress was awesome and attentive. The 4 of us had sandwiches and burgers. The food was excellent. We loved the tater tots.

Thank sistrunia
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went here for lunch while in town with a cruise. Near the water with outdoor seating. Iceberg wedge with salmon was great and so was the seafood chowder. They had the World Cup on the tv too.

Thank PasssionateTraveler
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went here for lunch on a rainy day. Our expectations were low after being greeted by an unsmiling hostess, but things soon turned around when our very perky and friendly waitress took our order. We tried the pork belly tater tots, which could have been...More

Thank KimGetIt
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

stopped in for lunch. We climbed up the stairs only to be told the dining room wasn’t open. We found a table next to the bar in the patio area and observed multiple groups of folks going up the stairs only to be told it’s...More

1  Thank 2onvacaton
Reviewed May 28, 2018 via mobile

Was perfect on a rainy night in Newport. Pub food but more creative and healthy than what u normally see (Ie grilled calamari). Also, not crazy expensive as you would expect in a tourist area like Newport.

Thank travel_RB-12
Reviewed May 21, 2018

The Wharf Pub is almost hidden among many other shops and restaurants, but it is a cozy little place with great specialty Tater Tots as well as excellent service and atmosphere!

Thank BettyBeach2013
Reviewed April 24, 2018 via mobile

Tried this pub on a Monday and don’t do it. They are not ready for you, still cleaning the kitchen with disgusting stomach turn solvent and even though the waiter was pleasant, result is poorly cooked sandwich’s. The booths are tight, ambiance is old, and...More

Thank stgnts
Reviewed April 20, 2018 via mobile

Came here on a recommendation to try something new and left completely disappointed. The food was decent (pork belly tater tots were excellent but wings were a real let down) but the service was pretty close to awful. We don’t get out much so when...More

Thank Eric D
Reviewed April 19, 2018

We came in for lunch and we were not disappointed. The restaurant was not busy as it was the off season. The restaurant has lots of character with a large bar area, decent sized seating area and good amount of outdoor, covered seating. They have...More

Thank GraftonTraveler24
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Nancy P
September 7, 2017|
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Response from Heather F | Reviewed this property |
We were there for bingo night. It was a blast! $1/card. So fun! You win gift cards for menu items. We never knew there were so many variations of bingo
Sheila M
February 10, 2016|
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Response from TheOtherSuzanne | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they certainly could- but you'd want to call ahead of time!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 37 Bowens Wharf, Newport, RI 02840-3004 (Formerly The Wharf Pub)
  • Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Newport
  • Phone Number: +1 401-619-5672
  • E-mail
The Wharf Pub is a Gastric Style Pub with Comfort Food. Under new ownership as of December of 2012. Open 7 days per week for dinner at 5pm. Lunch served on the weekends at 12pm. Outdoor seating available in the Summer. Located in downtown Newport close to shopping, hotels and parking.
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