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The Mooring

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Chowder, Seafood, Soups
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1 Sayer, Newport, RI 02840 (America's Cup Ave.)
(401) 846-2260
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11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Reservations
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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  • 422
    Very good
  • 133
    Average
  • 53
    Poor
  • 17
    Terrible
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
Great food, wonderful view and service!

We stopped here for an early supper/late lunch and had a thoroughly delightful experience! It was a hot day, but we elected to sit on the covered patio which was wonderfully comfortable, both because of ceiling fans and a nice breeze. We ordered the seafood pasta - delicious! - and the grilled... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 3, 2015
worldexplorer0820
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Yardley, Pennsylvania
Good for:
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
  • Local cuisine
  • Romantic
  • Large groups
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Yardley, Pennsylvania
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109 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW

We stopped here for an early supper/late lunch and had a thoroughly delightful experience! It was a hot day, but we elected to sit on the covered patio which was wonderfully comfortable, both because of ceiling fans and a nice breeze. We ordered the seafood pasta - delicious! - and the grilled salmon with a BBQ glaze. Both were excellent.... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW

Extensive menu that has something for everyone including kids. This place is surrounded by many places to eat, but don't miss it. The service and decor are great. Try to get a table outside, the view is super and worth any wait you may have.

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Louisville, Kentucky
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98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

This restaurant was recommended by a lady at The Elms. We ate a late lunch in between mansion visits, and everything here was terrific! We ate on the outdoor covered patio, on a delightful day. I had a delicious salad and scallop chowder, along with a tasty cocktail containing bourbon and fruit juice. The raw oyster selection was appreciated by... More 

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Pittsburgh
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25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

Has been a long standing good restaurant for over 25 years. Make a reservation- it gets busy! My daughter loved the chicken salad sandwich.

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New Jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

The food was excellent. One of the best Sea Food Pasta dishes I have ever eaten. Everyone in our party said their food was excellent and the service was top notch. The atmosphere is upscale simi-casual with nice views of the boats and docks. Will definitely return on our next visit to Newport.

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NYC
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19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

A lovely setting for a good meal. Outside seating is really nice. Overlooking the harbor but no major foot traffic. Food was good - for me not 5 star but totally good enough. Service a bit "non-caring" but not horrible. On the high end in pricing but worth it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW via mobile

Great food, even better ambience right alongside Newport's marina and right on the main road. The staff were great, it was convenient and reasonably priced for the quality. Strongly recommend!

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Nashville, Tennessee
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

I went here with friends on an annual Newport outing - make a reservation so that you get a table on the porch overlooking the harbor. Good service and good food - perfect for our group.

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Virginia Beach
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Our last night in Newport, we decided to try this place. We had about an hour wait for a table, as we did not have a reservation. Instead of waiting in the bar area, we walked around downtown. The restaurant will send you a text when your table is ready. Although the place was crowded, it was actually very cozy... More 

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Newport, Rhode Island
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

The Mooring is justifiably popular with both visitors and locals alike. It is large and has lots of tables overlooking the harbor; there is also outdoor seating aplenty. The food is plentiful, tasty, and reasonably priced, and the wait staff are competent and courteous. Just be prepared for the parking issue: you can park in the area in front of... More 

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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 - 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 - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 30 to 80
Cuisine: Chowder, Seafood, Soups

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1 Sayer, Newport, RI 02840
    (America's Cup Ave.)
  • Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Newport
  • Phone Number: (401) 846-2260

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30 to 80
  • Cuisine: Chowder, Seafood, Soups

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Good for: Doing business, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Romantic, Large groups

Description

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.
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 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 - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm

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