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5 Spring St, Block Island, RI 02807
(401) 466-2421
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations

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  • 28
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    Very good
  • 8
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  • 3
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Breakfast Special

The Breakfast was great and with a beautiful view of the water. Eggs made to order and felt very homey.

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 22, 2015
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New York, New York, United States
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  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
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English first
New York, New York, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

The Breakfast was great and with a beautiful view of the water. Eggs made to order and felt very homey.

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Connecticut
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97 reviews 97 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

This restaurant was the bomb! Even in October, they were able to present a discerning menu, with limited wines, it being the end of season. We celebrated my husband's birthday there, walked up to our Guest House room, 180 degree views, and blessed the day we decided to come off-season.

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Providence, Rhode Island
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39 reviews 39 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

We attended a brunch here the morning after our son's wedding. It was absolutely wonderful. The Inn has a self-serve mimosa and juice bar along with a breakfast buffet that included eggs made to order, French Toast made out of crusty bread, a variety of muffins and pastries, a large whole salmon was provided that was cooked to perfection, home... More 

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Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey
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118 reviews 118 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

During a day trip to BI, went here on a late Sunday morning for their brunch buffet. It's a short walk from Old Harbor along Spring St. If you're looking for one of those buffets that have 50 items, this is not the place for you. They only have a few items, mainly of the typical breakfast type, but I... More 

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Warwick, Rhode Island
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

I have to wonder about some of these "reviews"...As someone with 30+ years in the restaurant business and someone who is a native Rhode Islander who has visited the Island many times, this buffet is outstanding! There really is something for just about everyone's taste. A catch of the day is an added bonus if you are a fish lover.... More 

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New York City, New York
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16 reviews 16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Pretty view. Really nice brunch buffet that included a whole roasted salmon, very beefy corned beef hash, scrambled eggs and home fries, as well as baked beans- a Yankee nod I assume. Unlimited champagne, mimosas, and juices as well as a nice cup of coffee. The baked goods included a millet and whole grain studded loaf that toasted nicely and... More 

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Ansonia, Connecticut
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26 reviews 26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

We went to 1661 for a breakfast buffet. We were seated outside on a beautiful patio, which overlooked marshland and the water. A super view. The food was great and plentiful. Mimosas included. The staff was very attentive and helpful. Already planning on a return engagement.

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2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

My boyfriend and I went to Block Island for the 4th of July weekend, which was also his birthday weekend. We stayed at the 1661 inn in the Nicholas Ball Cottage Colfax room. It was classy and comfortable! Big shower, small bathroom, Jacuzzi tub on the upper level. I would have given a four star rating but the sound proofing... More 

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Providence, RI
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19 reviews 19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Having read about the breakfast buffet from another reviewer we thought we'd give it a try. The food wasn't all that great and the whitefish laying in the middle of the buffet was not appetizing at all. However if you're looking for a place with a great view and don't want to spend a ton of money, definitely check this... More 

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New York City, New York
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

This was our first trip to Block Island....and despite the cold and rain, it was an awesome time. The 1661 Inn was warm & accommodating. The staff was extremely attentive & made the visit even better. Would highly recommend staying here. The ocean view from the Edwards room was amazing...and the complimentary brandy definitely took the chill off of a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 5 Spring St, Block Island, RI 02807
  • Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Block Island
  • Phone Number: (401) 466-2421

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

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