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Olympia Tea Room

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74 Bay St., Watch Hill, Westerly, RI 02891
401/348-8211
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Today
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night

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  • 41
    Excellent
  • 53
    Very good
  • 26
    Average
  • 14
    Poor
  • 20
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Dinner

Great food Great service Casual Dropping one star for noise level only Expect to wait in line but worth it!

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 16, 2015
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 NEW

The location is great. We had to wait to be seated which was no big deal. Time it took to get order taken and appetizers was ridiculously slow. Clam chowder was outstanding. Entrees ordered were cheeseburger and petite filet. Both were overdone and the filet was the smallest piece of meat I've ever seen. It was very noisy in the... More 

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Highland, New York
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015 NEW

I'd like to say a big thank you to the woman working on 5/27/2015 who refused to allow a customer to come in 5 min before opening and utilize the facilities. For the record my mother was suffering from an extremely painful UTI and this woman working at the Tea Room was dismissive, rude and would not make an exception.... More 

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Mamaroneck
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36 reviews 36 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

Have reviewed this restaurant before and given it great kudos. I feel compelled to re- review this restaurant since it is even better than before. The service is great, the menu wonderful and the whole dining experience is a "10"

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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015 via mobile

Great food Great service Casual Dropping one star for noise level only Expect to wait in line but worth it!

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

I walked in to Olympia alone and sat at the bar. I was greeted by one of the best most knowledgeable bartenders I have ever come across while traveling. She not only allowed me to sample a few things I have never seen before, but gave me an education on them as well. After having a couple pints of a... More 

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Top Contributor
102 reviews 102 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

We lucked out. Our favorite restaurant on the New England south coast, Olympia Tea Room had their soft opening this weekend. On the spur the moment we came down and discovered them open a little early this year. Every bite of food is delicious. The tea room service food it's just as delicious as grandma's home cooking.it's a little bit... More 

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Fairfield, Connecticut
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42 reviews 42 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

For a decade or so, I'd always visit The Olympia several times in the season, to enjoy the unique environment and delicious dishes. No matter how many times I went, I was always treated like a stranger. So instead, I now prefer other places in the area where I'm always greeted warmly, as all customers should be. It's basic courtesy.

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Westerly
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Our favorite place to have a drink and watch the sun set. Wonderful local warm feeling and the paintings are fabulous!!

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Westerly, Rhode Island
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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

Ill start with the best part of this place, the location. Too bad your only other option is the Ocean House. The pries are high and the food is only average-good. Tip: eat in downtown Westerly and go to Watch Hill for dessert.

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Providence, Rhode Island
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19 reviews 19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

The Olympia Tea Room is a great spot to have lunch or an afternoon cocktail with appetizers with beautiful views of Little Narragansett Bay. The food is good. The service is good and the prices are reasonable. Try to get an outside table and enjoy the sunset if possible.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 74 Bay St., Watch Hill, Westerly, RI 02891
  • Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  South County  >  Westerly  >  Watch Hill
  • Phone Number: 401/348-8211

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30
  • Cuisine: Contemporary
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm

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