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Brick Alley Pub

140 Thames st., Newport, RI 02840-6621
+1 401-849-6334
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Ranked #5 of 207 Restaurants in Newport
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $8 - $27
Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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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Hornell, New York
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31 reviews 31 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014 NEW

Classic pub style...love the atmosphere! Has always been busy regardless of the time of year I visit. Classic pub style food and delicious! Atmosphere and staff is excellent...very friendly! Always a stop when in Newport!

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Loganville, Georgia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014 NEW

Have been coming here for years on trips to Newport. Food is always very good. Large portions. Service is outstanding. This place is always busy yet maintains high standards for food, drink and service.

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Greenwich, Connecticut
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25 reviews 25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014 NEW

To begin with, the food was delicious. I ordered a pizza and was bummed I didn't get to go back for a second one. The beer selection they had on draft was wonderful, a lot of variety. To top it off, the staff was very friendly and welcoming.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014 NEW via mobile

Had a wonderful evening at the Brick Alley Pub. Went in for a pint of Guinness with friends and has such a good start in terms of service and ambiance that we stayed for dinner. I had the lobster ravioli with broccoli on the side. The meal was so large that I skipped the salad bar that was included. Service... More 

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Attleboro, Massachusetts
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014 NEW

Stopped in earlier today and had a very nice time. The food was good and the service attentive, but not smothering. The atmosphere is comfortable, too. I'll definitely stop in again.

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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 NEW

For A Tuesday night this place was packed the food was delicious our favorite was at appetizer spinach and artichoke dip . The dip could be a meal in itself and a must try. Our meals were very good. The service was also very good. The brick alley pub will be our new tradition.

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Northborough, Massachusetts
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22 reviews 22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

Pub food at its best. The lobster bisque was delish. The salad bar was huge and everything fresh. I had the fish tacos. Very tasty. And my husband had a jambalaya. Busy and energetic environment. Can't go wrong here.

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New Haven, Connecticut
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

Even though we've been visiting Newport for 20 years we just discovered Brick Alley Pub! It is consistently enjoyable - good food, relaxing environment, attentive service. Some of the best burgers ever!

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Washington Crossing, PA
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014 via mobile

Consistently good pub food. Love their nachos. Most recent visit I tried the lobster bisque - it was delicious. We always eat at the first floor bar and enjoy it very much. Excellent bartenders and we prefer the atmosphere at the bar rather than sitting at a table.

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Ligonier, Pennsylvania
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56 reviews 56 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

This place is centrally located, has a great atmosphere for couples or families and a broad menu selection. We had the chili (excellent), nachos (WoW) and pizza (so so) the burgers are also good and the place is fun, very popular. Just about everyone seemed to enjoy their food.

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Additional Information about Brick Alley Pub

Address: 140 Thames st., Newport, RI 02840-6621
Phone Number: +1 401-849-6334
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 8 - 27
Cuisine: American, Hamburgers, Bar, Pub

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