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22 Bowen's Wine Bar & Grille

Bowens Wharf, Newport, RI 02840
401-841-8884
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Ranked #12 of 206 Restaurants in Newport
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $31 - $50
Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Fine Dining
Cross street: America
Description: Located amidst bustling Bowen’s Wharf in the heart of downtown Newport, 22 Bowen’s Wine Bar & Grille is a world-class steakhouse serving USDA Prime beef, New England's finest seafood, and is complemented by an award-winning wine list. We look forward to having you experience one of Newport’s best.
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English first
Staten Island, New York
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40 reviews 40 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014 NEW

We only came here for drinks and wished we had a chance to try it for dinner. The place was buzzing and looked like a great menu. Bar staff was nice and the whole place was relaxing.

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petercbowman
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014 NEW

We had a great evening at 22 Bowens. Excellent service and the food was wonderful. We had a 8:15 seating. We were placed at a private table. Appetizers, drinks, wine were all excellent. We had scallops (excellent) and the ribeye (average). I would definitely return, but maybe order a different item for dinner.

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Wakefield, Rhode Island
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26 reviews 26 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Our group of four decided to try this restaurant during the recent Newport Restaurant Week. None of us had been there before, and the meals offered during this promotion appealed to all of us. We all thought that their three-course meal priced at $35 was a good value, and all of our choices were excellent. We'll definitely return!

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Watertown, Connecticut, Usa
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

We picked this resturant from reviews by Tripadvisror . It was wonderful meal, and it was special priced due to resturant week. I need Gluten Free and they made sure everything was, even gave me a dessert not on resturant week menu . Would go back.

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Vienna, VA
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Really terrific menu and food lived up to the description. The lobster cocktail is a whole lobster! served in the shell. Wow. The kale salad was super, in fact my entire group of 6 loved everything we had. Staff was friendly and helpful and the decor is fun. We loved this place and would definitely go back.

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Tampa, Florida
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24 reviews 24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Wanted fresh steamed lobster. The smallest they had was a 2 pounder - way too big for me(!) especially at $30 a pound. I kept questioning the size. The bar tender (we were eating at the bar) said smaller ones are kept for soups and appetizers. She finally got the "go-ahead" for me to have a 1 pound lobster referred... More

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New York City, New York
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22 reviews 22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

We came here during Restaurant week. What we wanted was advertised one way on line but wasn't available when we got to restaurant. I wanted the mussels linguine...not available. So we didn't eat off of the price fix menu. I believe we spent a total of $93 for the meal, tax and tip and $35 for the bar bill with... More

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Guilford, Connecticut
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

This was not our first time here, about our 3rd. 5 star all the way. Wait staff is like watching a TV show, perfect and on par with some of the best most attentive I have had the pleasure of being waited on. Food is what you would expect at $25.00 an entrée and UP...UP to 52.00 if I remember... More

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Top Contributor
103 reviews 103 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

Been here several times and each time we've been very satisfied with the service, the quality of the food -well, I always get the seafood - and the atmosphere.

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long island, NY
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Celebrated our anniversary - steak was just ok - definitely not worth the hefty price tag. The creamed spinach and asparagus sides were disappointing. Creme brulee was cold. Best part of the meal was the wine and the after dinner drinks.

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Additional Information about 22 Bowen's Wine Bar & Grille

Address: Bowens Wharf, Newport, RI 02840
Phone Number: 401-841-8884
Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Newport
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 31 - 50
Cuisine: American, Seafood, Steakhouse

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