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The Surf

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32 Dodge St, New Shoreham, Block Island, RI 02807
+1 401-466-2241
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good39%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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American, Seafood, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
32 Dodge St, New Shoreham, Block Island, RI 02807
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Reviewed 4 days ago

A great place to have a drink and enjoy the sunset or just do people watching. The apps were fair nothing very exciting

Thank Jtrilling
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Every time my husband and I come to Block Island our first stop is always The Surf. Amazing views, great drinks, and really good food menus. This past time, I unfortunately left my sunglasses there and realized only after I had left the island. After...More

Thank MelissaAmy22
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This is an update review from a couple of years ago. My wife and I love this place: Best..and I mean BEST views, great drinks, friendly staff (although this past visit a bit slow). We have looked forward to the lobster roll every year since...More

Thank Thecuz1
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were offered an excellent table by the beach with a view to die for! The server did an excellent job and did not rush us through our lunch. We were able to witness some of the locals using snorkels and fins while they searched...More

2  Thank Geoff G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had an incredible crab cake with their Endless Summer Salad (loaded with pecans and strawberries), delicious mussels, and a Reuben sandwich that my son said was one of the best. Can't beat the view and service was great!

1  Thank DCT1031
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After sailing 24 straight hours to get to Block Island, a good dinner was well earned. We dined on one of the patios overlooking the Old Harbor ferry wharf, a great ocean view as the sun went down. Service was excellent and friendly. I had...More

1  Thank Richard L
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Surf hotel/restaurant has a great location. The food was ok, nothing extraordinary, service was great.

1  Thank Cristina G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had two sets of out-of-town guests in June 2017, and visited The Surf Hotel for dining, and had excellent meals on both occasions. Everyone's entrée was perfect, though I had 2 appetizers for my entrée. I highly recommend the sushi roll and mussels, and...More

Thank WDG1108
Reviewed May 29, 2017

The Surf Hotel is a turn-of-the (last)- century hotel right on the water in Old Harbor on Block Island. Fabulous little Victorian lobby with old fashioned furniture, a giant chessboard, also a piano, I think. And the bar's right there. (There's one outside too.) But...More

Thank Maria B
Reviewed April 26, 2017

While on Block Island, The Surf, is a great place to go for a drink with friends or meet for lunch, or dinner. Outdoor sitting, over looking the water, makes the ambiance extra nice. The menu has a wide variety of items on it, from...More

Thank 422richards422
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Seafood, Bar, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Bar scene, Large groups, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Kids, Scenic view, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 32 Dodge St, New Shoreham, Block Island, RI 02807
  • Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Block Island  >  New Shoreham
  • Phone Number: +1 401-466-2241
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