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Narragansett Inn

1 Ocean Avenue, Block Island, RI 02807
(401) 466-2626
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Ranked #33 of 51 restaurants in Block Island
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
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Plainview, New York
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185 reviews 185 reviews
135 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2013 via mobile

Very nice views although we ate inside as it was chilly. Service was excellent and the piano playing was a nice touch.

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West Islip, New York
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2013

We saw a beautiful sunset while eating on the lawn. The appetizers and entree were both delicious and reasonably priced. The staff was wonderful!

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Hartford, Connecticut
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111 reviews 111 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2013

There are two things that make a dinner at the Narragansett Inn worthwhile. First and foremost is the view from the West side of the porch at sunset. I'm not sure if we were just lucky, but we showed up in the evening without a reservation and were able to get a table on the West side of the porch.... More

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Denver, Colorado
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38 reviews 38 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2013

The chef at the Narragansett Inn should be commended. The menu is creative and the food is delicous. Everything from the clam chowder to the marinara is a step above and beyond what you typically find on BI. Our first night we enjoyed the Angel Hair Narragansett and the Chicken Narragansett so much we dined at the Narragansett Inn again... More

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Port Charlotte, Florida
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88 reviews 88 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2013

There is nothing good about this restaurant unless you are a masochist and also love to waste money and your time. The service was appalling, and the food worse. Actually the worst ever. I know Block Island is a part of RI and, therefore, part of the USA, but every service person we encountered this trip (we came by boat)... More

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Newport, Rhode Island
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2013

On a recommendation I visited the Narragansett Inn for dinner. I've been to Block Island many times but I have to say I was very impressed with the quality of the meal. I had Chicken Marsala and it was delicious. Chef Al Lemire is also an avid surfcaster and prepares local seafood dishes. He'll also give you advice on where... More

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Cambridge, Massachusetts
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34 reviews 34 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2012

Dining on the porch overlooking Great Salt Pond at Sunset is an unforgettable experience. The food is made with care and originality, unlike much of the overpriced food on Block Island, which comes out of Sysco trucks from the mainland. Italian-influenced, original dishes were refreshing after the standard fried and baked stuffed seafood dishes at other restaurants. For less money... More

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Pasadena, Maryland
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2012

Although the food was generally good (fried calamari not very crisp, too much salt used on veggies and fish), and the menu variety was interesting, our dining experience was not pleasant. We had wanted to sit outside on the porch, but were told the chairs were "too wet" from the recent storm. After watching another couple sit out there, we... More

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Garden City, New York
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2012

Nice menu, variety of choices, tasty meal. Waitresses are very pleasent, from Bulgaria this year. Porch overlooks New Harbor. Bucolic setting. Do not sit near outdoor lights at night. Very buggy.

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redding, ct
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2012

Dining alfresco on the deck offfers a spectacular view of New Harbor, Block Island. The fresh clams were briny and delicious and the paella could compete anywhere. Service attentive and prices reasonable.

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