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1661 Inn & Hotel Manisses

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5 Spring Street, New Shoreham, Block Island, RI 02807
(800) 626-4773
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Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
On Block Island, in a league of its own. None compares!

We had cod loin, Caprese salad and a desert that had chocolate torte with a ricotta daub. The food was as good as any we've had in NYC, Brussels, London. And though a bit formal, the place is actually not much more expnsive that funkier in town restaurants--entrees at $ 27-30 rather than... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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Rhinebeck, New York
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Rhinebeck, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

We had cod loin, Caprese salad and a desert that had chocolate torte with a ricotta daub. The food was as good as any we've had in NYC, Brussels, London. And though a bit formal, the place is actually not much more expnsive that funkier in town restaurants--entrees at $ 27-30 rather than $ 22-28, I think. We were impressed--and... More 

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Ashburn, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

The shrimp ravioli was delicious. I thoroughly enjoyed the mashed potatoes with bits of lobster (actually part of my wife's meal). While a bit pricey, the meal was certainly worth the price.

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Boston, MA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Probably the best on the island! Delish cocktails and varied menu options - the food was very high quality - some things are heavy on the salt!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

We really enjoyed this reataurant, even the wait was enjoyable. Old book and encyclopedias in the waiting area were interesting to peruse. The food and service is upscale and enjoyable without being pretentious. The food isn't cheap, but it's seems worth the money, not just expensive because they know you will pay for it. We went twice. If you want... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

This is the place to go for that very special evening or event. The setting is lovely and the food is amazing. If it is warm enough - eat outside, otherwise the dinning area is awash with lots of windows making it feel like you are outside. The view is delightful and the wonderful meal that you will enjoy will... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

Incredible meal. Love the vegetarian options. Friends loved the ribeye special. Wonderful staff and atmosphere. Super friendly.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

This is one of the finest restaurants on Block Island. The setting is elegant, and the service is excellent. But since it's on Block Island, fancy dress is not required. My husband and I ordered culotte steak and grilled swordfish. Both entrees were artfully presented and well-seasoned. A bottle of cabernet complemented the food perfectly. The creme brulee we shared... More 

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New Fairfield, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

Truly a fine dining experience to try while visiting Block Island. Although we did not done in the Gazebo room, just on the cusp in what I think was the Gatsby Room, we had a wonderful meal during Memorial Day weekend. On our way out, we happened upon the bar which looked quite inviting. Another another time for sure.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

We have eaten at the Manisses several times over the years and always have a great time. We prefer to sit at the bar or eat in what is known as the Gatsby room. The fire and low lighting provides a warmth to the atmosphere that helps you enjoy the dinner. The menu notes dairy and gluten free selections, which... More 

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Southington, CT
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

Friendly staff and great presentation of the flaming coffees. A lot of fun and a great way to end an evening on the Island.

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Additional Information about 1661 Inn & Hotel Manisses

Address: 5 Spring Street, New Shoreham, Block Island, RI 02807
Phone Number: (800) 626-4773
Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Block Island
Average Prices: USD 15 - 30
Cuisine: American

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  • Address: 5 Spring Street, New Shoreham, Block Island, RI 02807
  • Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Block Island
  • Phone Number: (800) 626-4773

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 15 - 30
  • Cuisine: American

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