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218 Ocean Ave., Block Island, RI 02807
401-466-2654
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12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Description: One of the oldest restaurants on the island, Dead Eye Dick's was...
One of the oldest restaurants on the island, Dead Eye Dick's was completely renovated in 2010. Now open for lunch, dinner and drinks daily. Menu focuses on fresh seafood and coastal New England cuisine. Sit on our outdoor deck overlooking New Harbor and enjoy beautiful sunset views. The indoor dining room easily accommodates large groups. Reservations available for inside only. Check out our website for menus, photos and further information.
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Visitor rating
  • 62
    Excellent
  • 47
    Very good
  • 13
    Average
  • 7
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Casual Dining With a Water View

Dead Eye Dick's was an easy walk from our inn in town...as they say, a car really isn't necessary on Block Island if you enjoy walking. We sat outside on a beautiful, warm September day with a view of the water and people on their boats. Service was great as was the food...highly recommend the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed November 7, 2014
Judy M
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Wayne, Pennsylvania
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  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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Wayne, Pennsylvania
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159 reviews 159 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
99 helpful votes 99 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

Dead Eye Dick's was an easy walk from our inn in town...as they say, a car really isn't necessary on Block Island if you enjoy walking. We sat outside on a beautiful, warm September day with a view of the water and people on their boats. Service was great as was the food...highly recommend the lobster roll!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

As far as I'm concerned this is a must if you like lobster. Their hot butter lobster roll and lobster avocado BLT is off the charts. I also had the mussels and they were done to perfection.

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Naperville, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Eating outside along water with fabulous food. Highly recommend Predator wine. Red zinfandel with bacon overtones. It was memorable!!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

On a recent visit to Block Island by boat, Dead Eye Dicks was one of the closest restaurants for dinner. We were extremely impressed. We started with a shrimp cocktail that was probably the best we had ever had in a restaurant. The shrimp were huge and very tender. The sauce was great. Two in our party had the swordfish... More 

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Amagansett, New York
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29 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

My wife and I had lunch at Dead Eye's yesterday and really enjoyed it. We had been thinking about eating at The Oar but several of the locals, 2 shopkeepers and a cab driver, said Dead Eye was "dead on". We sat on the covered porch looking out on the inlet and bay. The New England clam chowder was very... More 

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New York City, New York
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

We had the best lunch of our trip here. I had the lobster BLT, my husband had the lobster bisque, and we shared a very unique calamari. All to die for. Cocktails great too.

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Plainview, New York
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

French fries burnt and dry....service poor...waiter reached in front of my wife to get a finished dish as she was drinking wine.

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North Attleboro, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014 via mobile

Overall the food and atmosphere were very good. It was a bit loud, but we were with a toddler, so it probably worked to our advantage. We ordered a variety of foods, from burgers to chicken fingers to shrimp and grits. The calamari appetizer was a hit, as was the enormous desserts. Overall, a really good experience.

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Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

Took a brisk walk from the center of town up and down to Dead Eye Dick's. arrived for lunch about 12:00 and had a significant wait. Not sure who was managing (7/20/14) but never saw them and we were here a long time! Server Andrew tried but forgot the waters over and over and provided water rapidly to the customers... More 

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Waterbury, Connecticut
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3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

We went to Dicks on the suggestion of a friend. We were not disappointed! We ate out on the porch one night, and inside the next. We all enjoyed our meals. Mine was so good I had it both visits. Go early, it tends to get busy and loud as the night goes on.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 218 Ocean Ave., Block Island, RI 02807
  • Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Block Island
  • Phone Number: 401-466-2654

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 16 - 20
  • Cuisine: American

Description

One of the oldest restaurants on the island, Dead Eye Dick's was completely renovated in 2010. Now open for lunch, dinner and drinks daily. Menu focuses on fresh seafood and coastal New England cuisine. Sit on our outdoor deck overlooking New Harbor and enjoy beautiful sunset views. The indoor dining room easily accommodates large groups. Reservations available for inside only. Check out our website for menus, photos and further information.
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?