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The Beachead

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596 Corn Neck Road, New Shoreham, Block Island, RI 02807
401 466 2249
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11:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Fri - Mon 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Drinks, Dinner, Lunch

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  • 57
    Excellent
  • 44
    Very good
  • 22
    Average
  • 8
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Stopped in for a margarita

Didn't eat, but other diners' food looked good. Margarita was yummy. Great location across from the beach so nice to cool off in the shade.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 24, 2015
candaflo
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Boston
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
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Ballwin, Missouri
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

I treated myself to a whole steamed lobster and can say that was the BEST meal I'd had on Block Island. They even take the time to pre-crack the shells which made the effort all that much easier. The lobster was cooked PERFECTLY - not over or under done. It was tender and SO flavorful! The location of the Beachhead... More 

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Long Island, New York
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42 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

Everyone was extremely nice and attentive. Prices weren't outrageous and it was clean. Food was great and the beers were cold. They were very accommodating. I would for sure go back next time we are on Block Island.

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Burke, Virginia
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

As they say, "It's a lifestyle!" The owners and staff brought the great family feel from their other place (TC's in West Dover, VT) and the friendliness and food is awesome! You can't beat the view and who wouldn't want to stare out at the beach and drink a Mudslide all day?! Can't wait to go back!

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Waterbury, Connecticut
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

great dinner and service! We sat outside and enjoyed dinner as the sun set. I had a delicious salad with wasabi peas in it, now I'm hooked. I've made two since I've been home! Go and enjoy

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Boston
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66 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Didn't eat, but other diners' food looked good. Margarita was yummy. Great location across from the beach so nice to cool off in the shade.

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Charleston, South Carolina
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29 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Went back for lunch, realizing this place has more to offer. Nice list of beer and ale on tap. Good food. The fish sandwich was terrific, the soft shell crab sandwich too. A very enjoyable place to sit and take in the harbor views while sipping on a drink and having a fresh seafood lunch.

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Brooklyn, New York
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

I loved my veggie black-bean burger with siracha aoli and the tuna sandwich was pretty decent too. Nice view and nice staff.

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Tampa, Florida
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55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Im a Block Island veteran and really like this place. Food is good ( baked stuffed lobster was really good last night, baked haddock was just good tonight). Salads could be more imaginitive however ( how about some goat cheese? beets? walnuts? time to bring your dinner salads to the next level guys. Even the Harborside is kicking your butt... More 

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New Hampshire
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22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

After a long day of traveling, we popped in early on Friday night just looking for a little something for a light dinner and found it here. We had a choice of seating, and selected a table out front on the patio. Wonderful! We ordered lobster bisque, wedge salad and the crab cakes appetizer which was the perfect amount of... More 

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Belleville, New Jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

This is a nice location on the edge of town. Plenty of outdoor seating, and the food is pretty good. Nothing fancy, salads, grilled chicken, seafood (raw, broiled, fried). Great spot for lunch and some beers.

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Additional Information about The Beachead

Address: 596 Corn Neck Road, New Shoreham, Block Island, RI 02807
Phone Number: 401 466 2249
Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Block Island  >  New Shoreham
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 10 - 27
Cuisine: Seafood

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 596 Corn Neck Road, New Shoreham, Block Island, RI 02807
  • Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Block Island  >  New Shoreham
  • Phone Number: 401 466 2249

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 27
  • Cuisine: Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm

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