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Brick Alley Pub

140 Thames st., Newport, RI 02840-6621
+1 401-849-6334
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Ranked #6 of 207 restaurants in Newport
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $8 - $27
Cuisines: American, Hamburgers, Bar, Pub
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Good for: Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Buffet, Late Night, Dessert
Description: At Brick Alley Pub we have it all: "pub style" comfort food to modern multicultural cuisine all served with genuine down-home hospitality. Like America itself, Brick Alley is one big melting pot of ethnicities, flavors, and fun. If you are looking for stiff, over the top formal service with small portions of over-priced food, we are not that place. After more than 30 years as one of Rhode Island's most popular restaurants with locals and tourists alike, the Brick Alley Pub & Restaurant has earned landmark status. Located at 140 Thames Street across from the Brick Market Place in Downtown Newport the Brick Alley Pub & Restaurant offers a warm and cozy fireplace in the winter and comfortably air-conditioned dining rooms in the summer. The Brick Alley Pub & Restaurant specializes in a blend of flavorful steaks, fresh local seafood, pastas, and seasonal specials. Begin your dinner with a selection from our cocktail menu or choose a wine from our extensive wine list. This wine list features over 250 different vintages and has received the Wine Spectator Award for Excellence. Open for lunch and dinner, Brick Alley Pub & Restaurant accepts reservations and offers an upstairs function room that can accommodate up to 170 people. The Brick Alley Pub & Restaurant has received favorable reviews from countless local and national publications including: The Providence Journal, Travel-Holiday, Ford Times, Rhode Island Monthly, and Newport Life Magazine. In addition, Jameson Irish Whiskey bestowed the restaurant with their "Best Irish Coffee Award" for three consecutive years and inducted the Brick Alley Pub & Restaurant into their Hall of Fame. Brick Alley has also been featured on The Food Network and is a favorite of Boston's Phantom Gourmet.
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walpole
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014 NEW

Overall really a step up from standard pub fare. We had steak and blue salad, sirloin steak and tuna. The tuna was perfectly cooked. My daughter said it was better than the tuna she had at Scales and Shells. My salad was good. My husband said his steak was good. He though the mushrooms and beets from the salad bar... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 NEW

On a recent trip to Newport we visited this establishment by recommendation and a rave review. My husband and I were not disappointed! Food was spectacular, service was great, the drinks were even better. By far one of the best salad bars! Making this spot a must each time we visit Newport from now on!

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Top Contributor
457 reviews 457 reviews
233 restaurant reviews
443 helpful votes 443 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 NEW

We were back in the area visiting family, and had to revisit this favorite. I am always impressed with a place that has a wide menu selection, but does everything with real talent in the kitchen and a friendly, professional staff. Let me first sing the praises of perhaps the best clams known to man: the Portugese littlenecks, made with... More

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Foley, Alabama
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 NEW

Everything was great at this place. Our server, the food, including some of the best fries ever. The atmosphere is casual and friendly

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Providence, Rhode Island
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 NEW

I was in Newport just last month and although we've been here a million times we never went to this place, thinking it would be over crowded by tourists. It was busy but we got a table and ordered. The food was awesome and the service was incredible. Even better that the place was decorated in a fun pleasant way... More

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Kittery, Maine
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46 reviews 46 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 NEW

Loved the salad bar. I also had a lobster bisque which was very good. My friends had an amazing Lobster Salad. Have been here before and will go ago.

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Massachusetts
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45 reviews 45 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014 NEW

Stopped in for a late lunch. Two words summed it up: salad bar. 'nuff said. Great steamers and lobster roll as well.

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Galloway
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35 reviews 35 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014 NEW

We past by this restaurant the day before it was crowded so we went somewhere else. We decided to go a little earlier. We had a nice table the server was extremely pleasant he couldn't do enough for you. Our glasses were always full and he checked on us often. I ordered the buffalo tender salad it was delicious and... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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77 reviews 77 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014 NEW

A lovely place to eat, very popular and very lively. The food is excellent, service is great and the atmosphere is warm.

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Needham, Massachusetts
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43 reviews 43 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014 NEW

Large salad bar with soup and salad.Pub style comfort food,had the lobster roll,excellent.The family had salads and very good dinners.Grandson had food from he children's menu.Staff very friendly.Great food for the whole family.Be prepared for a wait unless you get there early .We will go back when we go to Newport.

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