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The Mooring

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The Mooring
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1 Sayer, Newport, RI 02840
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1 Sayer, Newport, RI 02840 (America's Cup Ave.)
(401) 846-2260
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10:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Mon 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tue - Thu 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Description: The ideal embodiment of Newport dining: the freshest seafood, al fresco...
The ideal embodiment of Newport dining: the freshest seafood, al fresco seating, expansive harbor views, and warm hospitality. Our award-winning wine list is one of the most acclaimed in New England.
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Fabulous Meal Made for a Memorable Evening
5 of 5 starsReviewed November 23, 2014
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West Hartford CT

If you have ever walked by the Mooring and thought it was just another Newport icon restaurant, stop, turn around and run in for a fabulous meal. From the moment I called to delay my... read more

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Visitor rating
  • 541
    Excellent
  • 349
    Very good
  • 107
    Average
  • 46
    Poor
  • 14
    Terrible
Good for:
  • Casual Dining
  • Romance
  • Large groups
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
  • Dessert
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West Hartford CT
Top Contributor
99 reviews 99 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 NEW

If you have ever walked by the Mooring and thought it was just another Newport icon restaurant, stop, turn around and run in for a fabulous meal. From the moment I called to delay my reservation and Kevin calmly assured me it was no problem, till I took our server Dan's suggestion to have the Apple Fritters, the Mooring made... More

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Newport, Rhode Island
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38 reviews 38 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014 NEW

If your in Newport you must visit the Moorings....it is a great restaurant with great views and good food..never had a bad meal...also Love the fireplace in the winter! It also is a great spot for rehearsal dinners or a party!

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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

We really enjoyed this restaurant. Reasonably priced, friendly staff, fast service and excellent food. The only issue is that it is really, really noisy. Lovely venue, comfortable tables. We would definitely go back.

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NY, NY
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

The food was very good. It was in fact Restaurant Week, which came as a surprise to us. They had nice selections to choose from. We did a combination of a restaurant week meal and selections off the menu. We actually thought the specials were even better than the al la carte items.

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Fort Myers Beach, Florida
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62 reviews 62 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

This restaurant is consistently one of the best in Newport. The scallop chowder is to die for as well as the bag of donuts and the surf and turf sliders. Eat at the bar if you can and engage the seasoned bartender in conversation. He knows Newport in and out and will be your best guide.

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Frisco, TX
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51 reviews 51 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

I enjoyed a summertime lunch there but really loved the two dinners there during a cold November visit to Newport. First, their gluten free menu is excellent and I trust their food safety. The crab cake is phenomenal and very large. The seafood is extremely fresh and offered in a variety of ways to please anyone. My favorite dish was... More

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New York City, New York
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

W ate lunch here during restaurant week on a price fix menu you. I believe the meal was $80.00 total with food, drinks, tax and tip. The clam chowder was delicious and the steak sandwich I'd highly recommend. Come with fries. My wife had the salmon which was delicious too!

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New York, New York, United States
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118 reviews 118 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

A great spot for lunch or dinner! We really enjoyed the fresh local oysters, the scallops and the pork chop! Great service and a really nice atmosphere. The back enclosed patio overlooking the marina was a fantastic spot for dinner!

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Providence, Rhode Island
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

When in Newport during the summer we always go to the Mooring. We sit on the patio and admire the yachts in the harbor. Service is good and food is always good too. We have never been disappointed.

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State College, Pennsylvania
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39 reviews 39 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

Bag of donuts were delicious. The serving was large. Like a seafood fritter with special jalapeño sauce on the side. The sliders were great also.

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Additional Information about The Mooring

Address: 1 Sayer, Newport, RI 02840
Phone Number: (401) 846-2260
Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Newport
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 10:30 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 30 - 80
Cuisine: Seafood

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