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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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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good39%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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American, Bar, Seafood
$$ - $$$
32 Dodge St, New Shoreham, Block Island, RI 02807
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

BI has a good selection of restaurants to choose from. I find most have similar menus so we passed on The Surf for dinner. However we thought we ask if they have an outside bar and quess what they did! Beautiful views of the beaches...More

Thank FoodCriticNorwich_CT
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From the deck you have a beautiful view of Block Island harbor. That's the good news. The bad news is that the food is mediocre at best. My so-called filet mignon steak sandwich special with mustard aioli sauce was not filet mignon. The fries were...More

Thank FineGueule46
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The back deck of this place in the summer is amazing as it looks out over the ocean and has gorgeous breezes. The NE clam chowder was great and so was the sushi. The atmosphere indoors is charming and well preserved. A must see/do if...More

Thank amymackay2
Reviewed 4 weeks 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 weeks 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 4 weeks 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 4 weeks 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 5 weeks 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 July 13, 2017 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 July 12, 2017

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

1  Thank Cristina G
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Drinks
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar scene, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids, Scenic view, Large groups, Romantic
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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Enjoy breakfast, lunch, or dinner on our porch or patio with gorgeous ocean views.
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