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Poor People's Pub

33 Ocean Avenue, Block Island, RI 02807
+1 401-466-8533
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Ranked #5 of 50 Restaurants in Block Island
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 1:00 am
Cuisines: American
Good for: Outdoor seating, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Outdoor seating, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Late Night
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English first
Blauvelt, New York, United States
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014 NEW

the lobster roll and lobster chowder,,,,scrumptous !!! very casual setting great location nearby to center of town. a must on your list while visiting Block Island

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

Delicious food, especially the ever-changing specials board! Super cool and neato staff! Great beer!

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Westchester County, New York
Top Contributor
66 reviews 66 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Good value, yummy sandwiches and burgers. Sit outside and people watch. Inside is fun, a bit noisy, but happy. Skip the overpriced places, or spend the money on other things. You will be filled up with delicious food at a very good price.

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Putnam, Connecticut
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

we stopped by for lunch and a cold beer and we both had great sandwiches and a good selection of beer. I recommend the chicken baguette

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Long Island, New York
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Cool, laid back bar with pretty good food. My husband had their pulled pork sandwich and I ordered the cheese pizza. Both were good. We saw they also do a Sunday brunch but we didn't get to try it. Next time!

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Seekonk, Massachusetts
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43 reviews 43 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

After I morning of biking to see the island, my wife and I needed some lunch. We ate on the porch and the service was great. I enjoyed a bowl of chili (very meaty, few beans but tasty) while my wife had chicken quesadillas, we both enjoyed a glass of local brew. The pub is large and the menu is... More

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

We visited twice in 3 days, both times we sat inside. We would have preferred outside the 2nd time, but it was not available. The inside décor is quite rustic & there were flies, which I guess is hard to avoid being the doors are always open. Now for the important stuff...the food. The BBQ mac & cheese burger was... More

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Portland, Maine
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26 reviews 26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

PPP is an affordable place with high quality food. Their sandwiches are consistent and delicious and the specials are always fantastic. The ruben was incredible, probably the best ive ever had and the staff is always exceptional. Also a great spot to go at night for a few drinks and some fun competitions.

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Greenwich, Connecticut
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

The all American burger and the pulled pork sandwich were excellent. We also enjoyed the mac and cheese. Friendly staff.

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

This place has the trinity of great pubs... excellent restaurant food, cold quality beer and variety of spots to relax ranging from booths to an outdoor patio. Price is fair, specials are great. Location is convenient and they are open late. A must on any visit especially a late night out... they are among only a couple pubs open past... More

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