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221 Jobs Hill Rd, Block Island, RI 02807
401-466-8820
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11:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Drinks, Lunch, Late Night

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  • 94
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  • 105
    Very good
  • 38
    Average
  • 14
    Poor
  • 11
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Nice place to eat

The Oar had immediate seating, even though there were hundreds of people there. The service was quick and easy, and our server was right on the money. All food ordered was delicious. It is a nice atmosphere.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 3, 2015
M Z
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Wildwood, New Jersey
Good for:
  • Bar scene
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Wildwood, New Jersey
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18 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

The Oar had immediate seating, even though there were hundreds of people there. The service was quick and easy, and our server was right on the money. All food ordered was delicious. It is a nice atmosphere.

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New London, Connecticut
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Service was excellent, view beautiful and food okay. I wouldn't go looking for a gourmet meal. Best of our dinners were the scallops.

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Woodbury, Connecticut
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

Given the event it was great! Food and beverages were delicious, A short walk to old harbor was a plus instead of a taxi ride each time.

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Braintree, Massachusetts
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

Joe the bartender was great. The food was delicious, the service was great and the view was beautiful. We went for the sushi but loved everything!

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Providence, Rhode Island
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32 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015 via mobile

Cool restaurant that makes great drinks. Good food with a nice harbor view. A cool breeze and your All set. I highly recommend the Oar. It's a home run

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Crab cakes were ok not good. Tried the lobster roll with cheese and it was horrible. I looooove lobster rolls, the added cheese overwhelms the meal and you can no longer taste the lobster. Left my meal unfinished. I have no problems paying for quality, this was not it.

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Pasadena, Maryland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

Went there twice on this trip and couldnt of asked for anything better! Sushi was awesome, some of the best I have had. Lobster Roll was really good as well! Great service!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

Have been here many times over the past 10 years. It's always good quality food. Not the cheapest (or most expensive) food on block island but if you can get in, as it does get very busy, then you shouldn't be disappointed. The Calamari starter is great, the seafood is lovely. As with most block island restaurants, dress is casual.... More 

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New York, NY
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37 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

We had a beautiful view of New Harbor from our table. The fried calamari and lobster rolls at the Oar were delicious. The mudslide went down nicely too. Thank you, Alex, our server for your friendliness and attentiveness. We would definitely come back.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

I would have rated this 4.5 if such a rating was possible. The food was excellent and creative, They have many sushi choice, seafood and wraps, among other things. The drinks are excellent, manty range from 850 to 1050. The Oar is really cool with an Oar themed motif. The table are plain and the chairs are cheap, catering to... 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
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 7 - 15
Cuisine: Seafood, Sushi

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 221 Jobs Hill Rd, Block Island, RI 02807
  • Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Block Island
  • Phone Number: 401-466-8820

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 7 - 15
  • Cuisine: Seafood, Sushi

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?