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33 Bannisters Wharf, Newport, RI 02840-3009
401-847-9307
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7:00 am - 11:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 11:30 pm

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Best Chocolate Chip Banana Bread

Went in for a coffee and treats. I had the best piece of chocolate chip banana bread! It was so good, I went back for another piece! Great place to stop during a day of shopping in Newport.

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 10, 2015
Sandra L
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West Boylston, MA
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Palmer, Massachusetts
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59 reviews 59 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015 NEW

We always loom for local coffee houses for our morning coffee, we walked 25 minutes in the cold, blowing snow to find this SMALL spot on the wharf. What a disappointment. The medium coffee was only 8 or 10 oz, and it was more expensive than Starbucks. I am not a fan of Starbucks, but I would have enjoyed their... More 

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West Boylston, MA
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18 reviews 18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Went in for a coffee and treats. I had the best piece of chocolate chip banana bread! It was so good, I went back for another piece! Great place to stop during a day of shopping in Newport.

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Birmingham, England
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76 reviews 76 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

Simply the best place in Newport for coffee. The views, the service and of course the coffee, just cannot be beaten. After a day of exploring Newport, you are guaranteed a relaxing break at Coffee Grinder.

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Tinley Park, Illinois
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

Coffee Grinder is a great Coffee House located behind The Black Dog store at Bannisters Wharf with a terrific view of the Bay. The coffee, tea and hot chocolate are all outstanding not to mention the fresh baked goods! Indoor and outdoor seating is available and the owner is very nice and knowledgeable about the area. We have been to... More 

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Tinley Park, Illinois
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

There was nothing I disliked about it! Location is great, at the end of Bannister's Wharf. The owner has baked goods, breakfast items, outdoor seating (protected) as well as adirondack chairs that sit in the sun. Perfect place for coffee and the owner is wonderful too. Can't wait to go back!

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Boston, Massachusetts
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233 reviews 233 reviews
192 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

The shop is right on the harbir on Bowen's Wharf. Decent cofee and a nice seating area right on the water. Nice place for a rest stop while exploring the shops on the wharfs. Good scones also.

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Newark, DE
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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

Ordered a cup of chowder and a cup of coffee. Both were delicious.. We sat outside with our huge cup of coffee (in a huge ceramic cup with a saucer). That was a nice touch. The chowder was great and we enjoyed the view of the harbor. Great pastries also.

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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37 reviews 37 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

Lovely place to watch the world go by with a hot drink and pastry. I would imagine it gets very busy in the summer, worth a look.

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Newport-on-Tay, United Kingdom
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43 reviews 43 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

We saw the sign but nearly missed the cafe as it is tucked in behind. Muffins and coffee were great. It was sunny and we sat outside and enjoyed the harbour view.

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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69 reviews 69 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

The coffee is average, the muffins gooeyl the lady serving was efficient and friendly and the prices high but I would come again just to sit and while away an hour or so.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 33 Bannisters Wharf, Newport, RI 02840-3009
  • Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Newport
  • Phone Number: 401-847-9307
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 11:30 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 11:30 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 11:30 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 11:30 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 11:30 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 11:30 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 11:30 pm

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