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The Wharf Pub

) #38 of 168 Restaurants in Newport $$ - $$$ American, ,
37 Bowens Wharf, Newport, RI 02840-3004
+1 401-619-5672
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good45%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“tater tots” (68 reviews)
“potato wedges” (12 reviews)
“burger” (37 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
37 Bowens Wharf, Newport, RI 02840-3004
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We had a few minutes to kill before our sunset cruise, so we dropped in to the Wharf Pub for a light snack. We ordered grilled calamari and tater tots (a specialty) to share. The calamari was as good as any high-end restaurant and better...More

Thank mpowellinteriors
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

It was our last night in Newport. We packed a lot into our last day and didn't get to dinner until 8:30. Thought twice about going into the center so late as we knew most places would be packed and we would probably have to...More

Thank Lormart14
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Downtown Newport is a very crowded place. We ended up paying $10 for parking for one hour. The Wharf Pub was near the water with a patio in the rear. That being full, we went into the restaurant. It had a dark interior with several...More

Thank Poodletoes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We came here on a whim and it was absolutely amazing. We sat inside but outside would have been preferred to people watch and enjoy the nice weather. Service was attentive and the food was delicious. We did not have young children with us but...More

Thank helenjh87
Reviewed 10 July 2017

We wandered by late on a Saturday evening for dinner. Decided to sit outside. Enjoyed the bar while we waited for a table (45 minute wait) but was kept entertained by the crowds wandering by. Dinner was absolutely yummy Matunuck oysters, a guilt inducing order...More

Thank kristilyn1
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

We came one night while waiting for a reservation at another spot nearby. We ordered 2 amazing cocktails - I can't remember the names of them but one was a gin cocktail with st germaine and the other was a vodka mule. They were absolutely...More

Thank pochamonster
Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

This place was awesome! My family and I had trouble finding restaurants that were vegetarian friendly in a seafood-dominated area, but his place was perfect! All burgers and sandwiches could be substituted with tofu instead of the meat. It had southern flare, with fried pickles...More

1  Thank Megan F
Reviewed 3 July 2017

We ate at the Wharf Pub last night just a couple of days away from July 4th. We had an Open Table reservation and we had requested a booth but that request could not be honored by the restaurant. Their policy is first come first...More

3  Thank EmilyC123
Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

The Wharf Pub has great wings with a delicious homemade blue cheese. We also tried the bacon wrapped tater tots which were also a big hit. We enjoyed the outdoor seating which also included an outside bar. We enjoyed the food and atmosphere so much...More

Thank GeelyG
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

My partner and I called for drinks. Great atmosphere and staff very friendly and welcoming. Great selection of beers wines and spirits.

Thank enncle
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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
Good for
Kids, 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
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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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