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The 1661 Inn

5 Spring St, Block Island, RI 02807
(401) 466-2421
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Ranked #22 of 50 Restaurants in Block Island
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
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Providence, Rhode Island
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33 reviews 33 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 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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98 reviews 98 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 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
32 helpful votes 32 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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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 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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25 reviews 25 reviews
13 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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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
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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Narragansett, Rhode Island
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40 reviews 40 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
106 helpful votes 106 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2013

The all-you-can eat brunch at the 1661 Inn is not to be missed. While pricey ($20 per person; I think children are less), it really isn't that much more than a sit-down breakfast at many other restaurants on Block Island. We paid about $50 for a family of three. The star of the brunch is the giant bluefish they have... More

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Seattle, WA
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2013

Perfect 180 degree view from the closed in Porch/ Breakfast Room. Great omelets and a helpful staff.

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

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