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221 Jobs Hill Rd, Block Island, RI 02807
401-466-8820
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Ranked #17 of 52 Restaurants in Block Island
Price range: $7 - $15
Cuisines: Seafood
Good for: Bar scene
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
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Good for: Bar scene
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
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Melrose, Massachusetts
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

can't beat the view especially if you sit at the outdoor bar with more than a 180 degree vista of the harbor. All the food and drinks are good to very good; our favorites are the peel and eat shrimp, rice and beans, salads. The one down side is the wait which once took 2 hours. I'm not sure what... More

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Groton, Connecticut
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

I had the calamari wrap, my husband had sushi. I enjoyed the food, but thought it a bit pricy for what it was. The service was okay at best.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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209 reviews 209 reviews
133 restaurant reviews
96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

I can’t believe I’ve never written a review for The Oar. This is an absolute must every time we come to Block. Their mudslides are killer, and can’t beat the view. There's nothing better than coming here for happy hour, sitting outside on the Adirondack chairs, and getting some mudslides and food. Their sushi is really good, and so is... More

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CT
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96 reviews 96 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

We always stop here for lunch when we're on the island. The food is consistently good (burgers, sandwiches, etc). Drinks are good too! :) I've had good burgers, chicken salad sandwiches, and my friends have always commented that the seafood choices are delicious. Great views from the deck of the Harbor.

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Setauket, New York
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58 reviews 58 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

Looking to kill some time before our B&B would let us check in. Most restaurants were closed since it's after Labor Day. Thankfully The Oar was still in business. We got there at 12 and the place was packed by 12:30. Simple menu (plus sushi rolls), nice draft beer selection, great view of Great Salt Pond. We didn't want to... More

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Stony Brook, New York
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

I came here for lunch twice on my recent visit to Block Island. There is indoor and outdoor seating with fabulous views. There is a lively bar scene. I ordered from the sushi menu both times--the seared yellowfin tuna plate. It was delicious, fresh, tasty & satisfying. There were free refills on the diet Pepsi. My husband had a salad... More

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New York City, New York
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27 reviews 27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

Food wasn't very memorable but their 'famous' mudslide sure is. It was fantastic. Good views, relaxed atmosphere. They have chairs outside overlooking the new harbor which seems like would be a great place to hang out. We weren't able to because it just happened to be very cold that day but they allow you to take drinks there so on... More

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Silver City, New Mexico
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31 reviews 31 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

Having spent the day on Block Island with friends, we choose this wonderful restaurant for both meals and we were not disappointed, service was excellent and the food was just as great, it is a causal dining restaurant, but the views of the New Harbor and the environs is superb! I recommend this restaurant and would return on our next... More

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2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

Soup was served after entrees when we reminded it to waitress and after we told her that soup is not a dessert instead of apology she told us that " it always something for the first time" , manager is actually has the same attitude and really don't care, food was badly prepared, on the questions : what kind of... More

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Valletta, Malta
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

The Oar is a delightful refuge on Block Island. One would not expect it, but the sushi is very good in light of the abundance of great seafood around. The atmosphere is a lot of fun offering an alternative to Water Street if visiting Block Island for a few days whether it be a lunch time or evening visit. Other... More

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Additional Information about The Oar

Address: 221 Jobs Hill Rd, Block Island, RI 02807
Phone Number: 401-466-8820
Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Block Island
Average Prices: USD 7 - 15
Cuisine: Seafood

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