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The Wharf Pub

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$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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37 Bowens Wharf, Newport, RI 02840-3004 (Formerly The Wharf Pub)
+1 401-619-5672
11:00 - 00:00
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184 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Loved this place. Live music and a relaxed pub atmosphere. The venison burger was outstanding with herbed goat cheese and mushrooms and pay the extra bit for the tots. The ma's meatloaf special was also delicious and you can't beat the price.

Thank CCW60
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26 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

What more could you ask for. It was crowded and there was a wait but but was worth it. Great selection of beer on tap and we were all happy with our food. The fried chicken was my favorite.

Thank Ryan J
Bethany Beach
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136 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had just pulled into Newport and had a craving for chowder. Saw other reviews mentioning the Clam chowder, but it is not a usual item on their menu. But they did have Seafood Chowder on the menu, so we decided to have that. It was okay, needed some kind of seasoning. We also had the Caesar Salad, but I... More 

Thank Trvl4Funb455
Georgetown, Texas
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105 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We got to Newport on a Sunday looking for someplace to feed the family for less than a fortune. Wharf Pub had a $10 special- meatloaf, Parmesan mashed potatoes & carmelized Brussels sprouts & with that you could order the local draft beer for $3. I'm not a fan of most meatloaf but this was really good & the bonus... More 

Thank Lynne P
Holden, Massachusetts
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78 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stopped writing reviews because I feel Trip Advisor rewards quantity over quality when it comes to reviews and rankings. HOWEVER, after visiting The Wharf Pub in Newport I just had to write a review. Okay, so it was Restaurant Week and we found some nice specials to order. The lollypop chops were very good and my wife really enjoyed... More 

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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Out of the first two drafts I ordered but gave good alternative recommendation . Fried pickle spears were good, but prefer chips. The Matunuck Burger with fried oysters was delicious, as were the Black Sea Tater Tots with anchovy butter. .

Thank jpalka6067
Hartford CT
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34 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I ordered a bloody mary. It came with a spicy green bean, a shrimp, lemon and a pepper (maybe a pablano) wrapped in prosciutto on top. My wife had a salad with a piece of fried chicken. Not a frozen, breaded piece of chicken, but real fried chicken. Everything was delicious. Its dark and cozy inside but the atmosphere doesn't... More 

Thank Wiggum218
Brattleboro, Vermont
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

We happened up this place while walking in the area and I am so glad we stopped in. Our server was amazing and helpful (thank you Molly!). The music, the beer and the food was just awesome and the prices reasonable. We loved it so much we are headed back there before we leave the area.

Thank Mary S
New London, Connecticut, United States
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25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

The beers are priced like you're at Fenway Park and you are charged for "spicy ketchup" that has no spice - maybe I was given regular ketchup by accident. In the end, the beer selection is good as is the food selection and quality. Guess even pubs in Newport can't help but charge up

Thank Justin Z
Montclair, New Jersey, United States
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16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Find this place by the water and stop in for a drink and snack or meal. I enjoyed Fried Green tomato sliders and sinful tater tots. The service was very nice even though the waitress forgot my second drink! Oh well!

Thank Bonnie J

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
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
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?