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The Pier Restaurant

10 Howards Wharf, Newport, RI 02840
(401) 847-7437
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Ranked #114 of 205 Restaurants in Newport
Price range: $31 - $50
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Bar scene, Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Description: The Pier Restaurant is Newport's premier destination for waterfront dining and entertainment located in downtown Newport RI. We offer the freshest seafood and succulent steaks prepared by award winning Head Chef Kevin Gaudreau. We boast outdoor waterfront seating and cocktails, live entertainment Thursday through Sunday nights, and private party services for your next special event.
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Monrovia, Alabama, United States
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54 reviews 54 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Try the fish and chips. The accompanying coleslaw is outstanding and they have amazing in house tartar sauce. A stunning view of the harbour accents the dining experience

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Boston, Massachusetts
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

We accompanied our humans to The Pier for a sunny lunch on the deck. The staff were very accommodating and brought us bowls of water. Our humans had the lobster bisque and some seafood dishes which they appeared to enjoy. We each got a small taste of the lobster bisque which had generous amounts of cream and butter. Yum!

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Chicago, Illinois
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37 reviews 37 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

Don't do it... Service was horrendous.. Food was mediocre at best... There are restaurants everywhere.. Chose one of them

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Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

In Newport, restaurants are aplenty. The Pier, on Howard Wharf, is one to include while in the seaport city. On a beautiful evening, we were seated on the open patio adjoining the pier. Fresh air, boats coming and going, and a sunset to die for set the stage for a fabulous meal. Choosing seafood dishes, they were prepared perfectly, with... More

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Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014 via mobile

Love the pier! I'm taking advantage of their fabulous deck before this cold winter ahead of us Rhodies!!! I had Dwayne, as my server; he was decent, needs to be more attentive for sure. Still gave at least 21%. I had a dozen littlenecks; delicious, but you can't mess those up . I have had fish tacos, previously; delicious !... More

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Niantic, Connecticut
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Outdoor dining,great setting, decent service. After that it was all downhill. Stopped for drinks 7:00, saw sunset, decided to stay. Chicken marsala, ravioli, and scampi below par but salmon and calamari good. Extremely long wait for meal. Said there'd been accident in kitchen. Noticed large party indoors on way out. Heater on cool night good until it ran out of... More

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Top Contributor
93 reviews 93 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
243 helpful votes 243 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Stopped by The Pier for a late lunch and was very pleased. The drinks were strong, the food was very good and the view was amazing. The pier was full of multi-million dollar yachts and the weather was perfect. We enjoyed clams, burgers, fries and fish while listening to the soft-rock music in the background. Our servers were friendly and... More

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Scranton, PA, USA
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220 reviews 220 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
124 helpful votes 124 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Stopped for lunch and were very disappointed. The bar service was good and drinks were generous. However the food did not measure up. I had a Caprese salad with tasteless tomatoes in season, and a mozzarella cheese that was dry. Only the balsamic glaze was good. Others in the party were not impressed and felt that the outdoor specials were... More

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Kittery, Maine
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46 reviews 46 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Yearly visit to Newport. The food was excellent. I had salmon and cooked perfectly. Outside dining and entertainment supplied by a wonderful singer, Lots of James Taylor songs.

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Newport, Rhode Island
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

I don't usually write negative reviews, but this one is worthy of my worst because I don't think this restaurant deserves the patronage it receives (by nature of it's fabulous location). Maybe go for drinks so that you can enjoy the views... I've been three times since the management changed, yet again and all three times, it's been abominable (I... More

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