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All 36 Portsmouth Restaurants

Portsmouth Publick House

1 King Charles Dr, Portsmouth, RI 02871
+1 401-682-2600
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Ranked #7 of 36 Restaurants in Portsmouth
Price range: $9 - $28
Sun 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Sat 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: American, Bar, Oyster Bar
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner
Description: The old Custom House Coffee is now Portsmouth Publick House! Offering the same great roasted coffee as before, we are now offering table service from 7a - 10 Mon - Sat and 8a - 10p on Sundays. Our executive chef is featured on The Rhode Show weekly and has put together an amazing menu! Trivia Night Thursdays 7p - 9p Live music Saturdays 7p - 9p
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Tiverton, Rhode Island
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54 reviews 54 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Very friendly staff and good food at great prices. Nice beer selection. Busy, so get there early or later. Should not be disappointed.

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Finger Lakes, NY
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80 reviews 80 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

What a great little place in Portsmouth, about 20 minutes from Newport. Raw bar is great with delicious $1 oysters and clams all day everyday. Great craft beers available and a fun drink menu, though NO local wines? They need to rectify that as they are literally 5 minutes from 2 great wineries on the island. Food was fun, flavorful... More 

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Portsmouth, RI
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117 reviews 117 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

Ate here last night. Sat at the bar. We were pretty early so chatted up the chef/co-owner George. Hannah our bartendress was very nice and attentive. The missus put her love for pizza in the chefs hands after discussing likes/dislikes. He put forth a superb 4 cheese pizza with a slight hint of red pepper flakes. She loved it. I... More 

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Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

The beer selection is amazing. The food was good not great. It seemed to need more seasoning. Our waitress was excellent. Will try again. Glad I had a Groupon and didn't pay full price.

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Portsmouth, Rhode Island
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63 reviews 63 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

Lunch time visit with a friend. Decided on a burger & I have to say this was one of the best burgers I have ever had. It was huge & tasty. Suggest adding the Truffle oil & Parmesan cheese fries-absolutely the best! Shrimp cocktail was hard to pass up also since they are $1.00 a piece. There are many other... More 

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Dover, NH
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32 reviews 32 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Stopped by this restaurant for lunch after the morning swim session at Roger Williams, and found it not crowded, plenty of seats available, and a friendly staff. First off....excellent tap and bottle beer selection. As a Publick House, the name implies some local beer brands, as well as various other regional options, and we were happy to see the actual... More 

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Warren, Rhode Island
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178 reviews 178 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
120 helpful votes 120 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

I drive by this restaurant often and when I saw it on Groupon, I figured why not buy a coupon, to check it out. It was about 8:30 on a Sunday evening when we arrived, with the Kitchen closing at 9, we were happy to have made it in time. There was only one other table and a couple of... More 

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Portsmouth, Rhode Island
15 reviews 15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

This place has the best Greek Pizza and enough for 2 to share. Mark & Sam are great behind the bar and are always willing to please. The burgers are good too with just the right seasoning along with their "special" fries. Its easy to find right off West Main Road and there is a light when you exit so... More 

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Dunedin, Florida
16 reviews 16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

I ordered a fish taco and turkey chili - both not too spicy, really nice flavor. Big piece of fish in each taco, and fish very fresh - not a bit fishy. My wife had PLT (porchetta) with side salad - fantastic flavor, haven't had anything like it. Great selection of desserts (pumpkin and chocolate cheesecake!). Seems like a nice... More 

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rhode island
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137 reviews 137 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Wonderful casual restaurant which was formerly a coffee house. Varied and exciting menu, fresh seafood bar and wonderful service made for an enjoyable luncheon. Great place for a small group outing , according to my wife who plans to use this for a girl's night out dinner. The portabella mushroom burger was . Very nice assortment of dishes for lunch... More 

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Additional Information about Portsmouth Publick House

Address: 1 King Charles Dr, Portsmouth, RI 02871
Phone Number: +1 401-682-2600
Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Portsmouth
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 9 - 28
Cuisine: American, Bar, Oyster Bar

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