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Poor People's Pub

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33 Ocean Avenue, New Shoreham, Block Island, RI 02807
+1 401-466-8533
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11:30 am - 1:00 am
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Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 1:00 am
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Reston, Virginia
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58 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We were having trouble finding a place without a long wait for a late lunch. There was no wait here and the quality of the food was a welcome surprise. Good service, fun atmosphere. definitely a repeat for casual dining!

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Thank Andrea S
New York City, New York
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Good choices of beer/drinks at the bar.. And a good place for family dining too. Saw numerous families stop in for dinner.

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Thank JR W
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Great food for low prices ,it's one of the cheaper places to eat . The portions are big the only con is the pizza is really small , the size of a small pizza and its 17.00 .

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Thank Cindy W
Scarsdale, New York
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26 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We ate here 2 days ago for dinner, motivated by the stellar reviews. We have been going to Block Island a long time and know most other restaurants. I really question the statements that this place is "amazing." I had the local burger and my husband a chicken sandwich with a lot of basil on it. The food was just... More 

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Thank mbsaandercock
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

My favorite place to eat on Block Island is PPP. I always have to get a stuffie loaded with clams and chorizo!! My husband pines for the chili and the specials are always interesting and yummy. On my last visit I savored curry beef empanadas which were crispy, light and delicious. Great for a family with seating at picnics tables... More 

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Thank Maureen H
Boston, Massachusetts
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23 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped here for lunch on a recent one day trip to block island. Good for groups (we were a 7 ppl grp). Server was friendly. Food was decent. A tiny bit a overpriced, but I think block island in general is overpriced, not really a complaint. Restaurant has a funny theme. We had a good time!

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Thank rtdk1
Scarsdale, New York
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great food - try the new poblano popper burger or stay healthy with the tuna carpaccio crostini plate. Tons of options, including pizza. The burgers are great - best on the island. Soup and a sandwich is a PBR and a burger! You cannot beat the atmosphere and the prices! A nice change from the the triple digit checks at... More 

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Thank Sunny D
Camp Hill, Pennsylvania, United States
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped for a drink & stayed to eat. Fun atmosphere, good drinks, reasonable prices! Outdoor seating both 1st floor & an upstairs deck. We sat inside because of the heat. But fun place!

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Thank Jody A
New York City, New York
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25 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food here was amazing. Very fresh. A lot of variety. although service is lacking. took me 30 minutes to get a refill in water from our waitress. everytime i would say excuse me she would just walk by. very sad. I wasn't the only table she was ignoring either. I could understand if it was busy. but, it's wasnt.... More 

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New York, NY
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Fun atmosphere with outdoor tables and always something to do in the adjacent yard - usually Baggo is on hand, but they've also had bouncy castles for the kids. The food is usually pretty good, though my last experience wasn't great. Same holds true for service. My last visit was for a brunch, which may or may not have been... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Dining on a budget, Bar scene, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 1:00 am
Monday
11:30 am - 1:00 am
Tuesday
11:30 am - 1:00 am
Wednesday
11:30 am - 1:00 am
Thursday
11:30 am - 1:00 am
Friday
11:30 am - 1:00 am
Saturday
11:30 am - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 33 Ocean Avenue, New Shoreham, Block Island, RI 02807
  • Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Block Island  >  New Shoreham
  • Phone Number: +1 401-466-8533

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?