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Tap & Grille

36 Water Street, New Shoreham, New Shoreham, Block Island, RI 02807
+1 401-466-2901
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Overview
  • Excellent37%
  • Very good43%
  • Average16%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
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“fish and chips” (11 reviews)
“salad” (13 reviews)
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CUISINES
Grill, American, Seafood, Bar
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Food
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Value
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LOCATION
36 Water Street, New Shoreham, New Shoreham, Block Island, RI 02807
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1 - 10 of 124 reviews

Reviewed September 19, 2018

Had both Dinner and 2 Breakfasts here on our Starr Bus Tour. The dinner was delicious. We had the scrodd. Great piece of fish nicely cooked. Each morning breakfast was good. The coffee was great. Muffins were delicious and the fresh fruit was very good....More

Thank SoroptimistBurl
NationalJulie, General Manager at Tap & Grille, responded to this reviewResponded September 20, 2018

Thank you for your kind words - hope you come back to visit us again!

Reviewed September 4, 2018

We did a day trip to Block Island from Newport, and we decided to enjoy lunch at a restaurant that had a nice view. It was a picture-perfect day so eating outside was a must for us, and the Tap & Grille filled the bill....More

Thank gr8passage
NationalJulie, General Manager at Tap & Grille, responded to this reviewResponded September 5, 2018

Thank you for dining with us - so glad you enjoyed your day on the island!

Reviewed August 30, 2018

We stayed on Block Island for 2 days. Our breakfast here was included when we stayed at The National Hotel. We ate lunch here twice. Sitting on the porch, eating, and enjoying life is what it's all about at Tap and Grille. I had a...More

Thank TripVbarS
Reviewed July 31, 2018

I can't think of a single bad thing to say about this restaurant. We were right off the boat and starving and the nice folks at the Visitors Center sent us here. First, the views...it was incredible to sit out on the desk and see...More

Thank Tinker2004
NationalJulie, General Manager at Tap & Grille, responded to this reviewResponded August 1, 2018

Thank you so much! I am so glad you enjoyed your lunch and especially grateful to have you share your experience with others! I hope it is the first of many great meals at the National!

Reviewed July 14, 2018

We spent a nice day and night at the National Hotel. As part of the deal we had a nice breakfast on the morning we were leaving. The service was wonderful, out on the porch on a beautiful morning. The meal was great!

Thank Joep63
NationalJulie, General Manager at Tap & Grille, responded to this reviewResponded July 27, 2018

Thank you - so glad you enjoyed your stay! The porch is a beautiful place to start your day.

Reviewed July 2, 2018

We had a great lunch. My husband had the steak salad, which was cooked beautifully and delicious. I had the hot lobster roll and sweet potato fries. The fries were some of the best I ever had -- skinny, salty, crunchy. Great lemonade drink. Loved...More

Thank teachmsa
NationalJulie, General Manager at Tap & Grille, responded to this reviewResponded July 3, 2018

Thank you! So glad you enjoyed your lunch and we appreciate you taking the time to post this review! Hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed June 20, 2018 via mobile

Had the Chicago dip which was decent as well as a salad and fish tacos. Nothing special. Service was good though and view was great.

Thank Jerseymariner89
Reviewed June 11, 2018

Came here for my girlfriend's birthday dinner during restaurant week and the meal was absolutely incredible. Bruschetta appetizer was very fresh and uniquely prepared and the steak dinner was cooked to perfection and extremely tasty. The cream sauce that accompanied the steak was some of...More

Thank beachbum1738
Reviewed June 7, 2018

We had a late lunch here based on the recommendation of a friend. This restaurant, part of the historic National Hotel, has amazing views of the waterfront! Our lunch and the service were both good. We found the restaurant to be relaxing and peaceful but...More

Thank Michelle F
NationalJulie, General Manager at Tap & Grille, responded to this reviewResponded June 8, 2018

Thank you Michelle! We appreciate you dining with us and taking the time to review the restaurant. Hope you will visit us again!

Reviewed September 16, 2017

Came here for lunch but more importantly the view which you pay for. Food was ok and decent portions but in my opinion a little overpriced but again, its the view.

Thank JAA46
NationalJulie, General Manager at Tap & Grille, responded to this reviewResponded September 20, 2017

Thank you for dining at the National and I do agree, the view and the location are great. We certainly want our guests to also enjoy their meal and service. Hope you will dine with us again in the future.

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mldoubleu
June 20, 2017|
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Response from NationalJulie | Property representative |
Yes, I will add you to our priority seating for July 2. If the table is not ready as you arrive, you will jump ahead of the wait list to have the next table available. Can you just send me your phone number so we can... More
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beverlys141
July 13, 2015|
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Response from NationalJulie | Property representative |
That will definitely be a busy weekend but you will not need a lunch reservation. Just come in and if there is a wait, it is not typically longer than 10-15 minutes. We look forward to seeing you!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$10 - $30
Cuisine
Grill, American, Seafood, Bar
Meals
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Families with children, Scenic view, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Monday
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 36 Water Street, New Shoreham, New Shoreham, Block Island, RI 02807
  • Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Block Island  >  New Shoreham
  • Phone Number: +1 401-466-2901
  • E-mail
Description
The National Hotel Tap & Grille is a full service restaurant serving breakfast, lunch and dinner. The outdoor porch overlooks the harbor and offers a great view of the ocean. The menu specializes in steaks and seafood but has a wide variety for all tastes. We also have an indoor and an outdoor bar with live entertainment every weekend in July and August.
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