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Poor People's Pub

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American, Bar, 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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31 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

After reading reviews we decided to come here for lunch right after getting off the ferry and checking into the hotel. There was a bit of a wait for an outdoor table but the host checking was super nice and kept updating us. The prices are so affordable and the food is really delicious! We had their amazing market grilled... More 

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Thank Lovetotravel5525
Gorham, Maine
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3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

To get to the Poor People's Pub, you leave the waterfront and walk a few blocks up the street. We were hot and thirsty and delighted that they had a nice selection of craft beers, served in pitchers! We sat outside on the patio at a picnic table in the shade, overlooking the cornhole field of play. We ate a... More 

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Thank FindingAWayToPlay
Boston, Massachusetts
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19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I have been here twice. Both times I order the BBQ mac and cheese burger. Loved the burger and the fries were so tasty that came with it. Fun and casual atmosphere. Menu has lots of options. I tasted the pull pork my husband order and that was delicious. Prices very reasonable and the location is walking distance from the... More 

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Thank Jessica M
branford
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30 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We have been there in the past - and always go back. The food is very good - from burgers to specialty pizza, salads, etc. The prices are reasonable and the drinks are good also.

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Thank wendy d
Waterbury, Connecticut
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25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

super casual pub, with a fun atmosphere, great for all ages, nice seating outside, great music (could be too loud for little ones)

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Thank KEMP98
White Plains, New York
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We enjoyed our lunch here so much that we came back a 2nd time before leaving Block Island. The kids loved the burgers.

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Thank Neal C
New Jersey
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Fun atmosphere, the mermaid sangria was good, nice place to go and relax I either on the patio or inside. We were inside. The menu looked great but we only had time for a drink today.

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Thank seelife0624
Providence, Rhode Island
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23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I have been here several times during the years and the food is always good. This year I had an unpleasant experience with two of the staff, I won't get into the details but they were very nasty given the situation and will give me pause before I go here again. Fortunately there are plenty of similar restaraunts on Block... More 

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Thank browley2008
Mystic, Connecticut
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104 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We came here because of the high ratings on Trip Advisor, but were a bit underwhelmed. The service was attentive and we enjoyed our meal but the food was just ok, not great. My husband had a beer and I tried the chipotle Bloody Mary which was nice and spicy. The menu is really extensive and there is almost too... More 

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Thank erinontheroad
Wakefield, Rhode Island
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Take out dinner...Gluten free pizza delicious...wings not so good.great service .close to town...not too pricy...

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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, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Large groups, Families with children, Dining on a budget, Bar scene
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 have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?