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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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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good34%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“mac and cheese” (24 reviews)
“pizza” (33 reviews)
“pulled pork” (20 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
33 Ocean Avenue, New Shoreham, Block Island, RI 02807
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Food was on point and portions huge! The food was excellent my husband and I both couldn’t get enough!!

Thank Erika B
Reviewed 4 days ago

Excellent stuffed clams. Cole slaw was delicious! Good beer menu. Thea was a great waitress. Watch your favorite game here!

Thank Sunapee17
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great food and service. Have the lobster and corn chowder. Lots of lobster in it. This is a great island and a terrific place to vacation and this restaurant is a find. Loved it both in 2017 and 2018.

Thank kerryogorman
Reviewed October 16, 2017 via mobile

Stopped in with friends and relatives the day after my daughters wedding. What a great time. Food was delicious. Lobster roll and lobster mac and cheese were out of this world. The Patriots were playing so the atmosphere was electric. Too bad the Pats weren't!...More

Thank Marilyn K
Reviewed October 8, 2017

Had dinner here end of season. Sat outside to enjoy the beautiful weather. Taco salad was very good and the menu has many different options from which to choose. The server was friendly and helpful. This place is a good choice for a no effort...More

Thank wheresthebeach123
Reviewed October 3, 2017 via mobile

A quant way to spend the afternoon with good friends. The sandwiches were hearty and the soup hot! Wonderful

Thank Leslieonthego
Reviewed October 2, 2017 via mobile

PPP was busy on a slow day on Block Island and after we got our food we could taste why. The lamb sandwich was excellent. The outdoor seating was nice and dog friendly.

Thank Kelly H
Reviewed October 1, 2017 via mobile

Stopped for lunch on the way into Block Island. Food was pretty good. Drink was quite strong. Service with a smile.

Thank teriLI
Reviewed September 29, 2017 via mobile

My wife and I spent the day on Block Island, rented a scooter to see the island, and when it was as time for lunch, found the Poor People's Pub. First off, if you're poor, it'll be tough to pay their prices, but the tomato...More

Thank Howard L
Reviewed September 25, 2017

After a hard day of fishing we needed a good burger and a good beer ! PPP delivered on all fronts ! Our server Judith Ann was a joy and the food was exactly what we were looking for and very fairy priced.

Thank Kent R
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Margaret T
August 14, 2017|
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Response from Schmidtd4 | Reviewed this property |
Yes they have wine. Full bar, several beer taps, wine, cocktails, soft drinks.
Gretchen V
July 1, 2016|
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Response from s G | Reviewed this property |
Yes, big outside space as well as inside
Gretchen V
July 1, 2016|
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Response from Takemetoalaska | Reviewed this property |
I'm pretty sure we saw kids there.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Parking Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Large groups, Bar scene, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
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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