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“More than a Pub” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Brick Alley Pub

Brick Alley Pub
140 Thames st., Newport, RI 02840-6621
+1 401-849-6334
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Ranked #8 of 204 restaurants in Newport
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.
Mansfield, Massachusetts, United States
2 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
“More than a Pub”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2013

Vast Menu
Burgers are off the charts
Chicken and pasta dishes also tasty
The lobster @ scallops over parmesan angel hair sauce was Out of this World!!
Good apps and salads too
Great atmosphere
We can't recommend enough.

  • Visited July 2013
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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PA
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52 reviews 52 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
“Fun and delicious”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2013

We stopped here for a late lunch on a Wednesday and the restaurant was quite busy. The service was friendly and helpful. There is a salad/soup bar or many menu choices for salads and sandwiches for lunch. We all enjoyed our food. The decor is funky and interesting, with walls and ceilings covered with memorabilia and objects of local interest. This restaurant is in the middle of a cute shopping area if you are in the market for a tee shirt, candy or gifts. This fit the bill for us when we were interested in a relaxing sit down meal with casual and kid-friendly food and local color.

  • Visited June 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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3 restaurant reviews
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27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
“Best lobster roll ever!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2013

Each year we travel to Newport to spend time with good friends from Rhode Island.Unfortunately, it is always over too soon.

Several years ago, these friends suggested lunch at Brick Alley.
I like the casual feel of the place. a great place to relax and enjoy a glass of wine.
The menu is extensive and the food is abundant... and delicious.
The over stuffed lobster roll ( and it is true to its name)is an all time favorite, however, i have never been disappointed with anything i have ordered.

The staff are friendly and very efficient.
It is a busy place and well worth the wait for a table.

It has become a yearly visit, Can't wait til next year!!

  • Visited July 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Reviews in 31 cities Reviews in 31 cities
120 helpful votes 120 helpful votes
“Great lobstah rolls!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2013

Love the lobster rolls (forget the salad bar) and shrimp dishes. Easy to get lost in all the amazing items covering the walls. Great service. Will return.

  • Visited June 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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“Believe the hype! Brick Alley Pub is a winner”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2013

Prompt courteous service seems a lost art, but not at the Brick Alley Pub, even when filled to the brim with hungry tourists and locals. Lobster roll was fantastic, beer wine and cocktails done well, and always something new yo find on the memorabilia covered walls.

  • Visited July 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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