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178 Thames St, Newport, RI 02840-6616
401-846-5856
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11:00 am - 1:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, Breakfast, Reservations

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  • 113
    Excellent
  • 110
    Very good
  • 32
    Average
  • 7
    Poor
  • 8
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Fish Sandwich

The staff was very nice and the food was quick to be ready. The food was also very good. I had the Fish Sandwich and the fish was cooked very well.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 31, 2015
petter2254
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Bedford, New Hampshire
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  • Bar scene
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Bedford, New Hampshire
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

The staff was very nice and the food was quick to be ready. The food was also very good. I had the Fish Sandwich and the fish was cooked very well.

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Wichita, KS
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Nothing special here. Average bar food and service. There are other better choices in Newport. Walk past here.

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Baltimore, Maryland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Had some different menu items that I had never tried before....black and white pudding, which was actually types of sausage. They were a good interesting. Also tried their stuffie...they should stick to Irish food. Nice atmosphere and very good service.

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Falmouth, Maine
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Great Irish pub - they serve some traditional Irish meals. We had shepherd's pie and guiness stew. Good service and a nice atmosphere.

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North Providence, Rhode Island, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Went in during a busy time was seated inside of 5 minutes food was hot and delicious. I had a Cavan Burger it was cooked perfectly . My better half had a strawberry salad and it was great.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

You've got to try Busker's for breakfast. Bangers and Mash, blood sausage, real English condiments. They source everything from the best importer around, and its all fresh and authentic!

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Seriously? A perfectly square frozen fish patty, in Newport Rhode Island?? Oh and the fries were limp. Beer was very good.

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Gresford, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 165 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

We moved back from the waterfront on the Sunday night as there were long waits at all the restaurant, so headed to the high street. Buskers were able to seat us straight away so we ate and had a few drinks. The bar tender was excellent and we had an enjoyable meal.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

We just stopped in for a few beers while on holiday in Newport. This was a great spot. Great décor - felt like I was in Ireland! I wish we had found this place earlier!

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Nice pub atmosphere and decor - We stayed in Newport for 5 days and this was the only restaurant we visited twice - Wick, our server, was very cheerful & helpful, - The Scotch Eggs & Spare Ribs are excellent all at a reasonable price - No hesitation in recommending this place

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Additional Information about Busker's

Address: 178 Thames St, Newport, RI 02840-6616
Phone Number: 401-846-5856
Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Newport
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Monday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Tuesday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Wednesday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Thursday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Friday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Average Prices: USD 10 - 15
Cuisine: American, Irish, Pub

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 178 Thames St, Newport, RI 02840-6616
  • Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Newport
  • Phone Number: 401-846-5856

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 15
  • Price Range: $ $
  • Cuisine: American, Irish, Pub

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Monday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 1:00 am

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?