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Dead Eye Dick's

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218 Ocean Ave, New Shoreham, Block Island, RI 02807-7710
+1 401-466-2654
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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New York
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4 reviews
Reviewed March 3, 2017

One of the better upscale/casual dinning options on island. Best to go sit outside at sunset and look over the pond.

Thank Tnewk1978
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed December 26, 2016 via mobile

This place is great! The food here is amazing and tastes so fresh. There is a huge menu so there are choices for everyone. There is a big inside space along with an outside porch on the water. Very family friendly and great for kids. The food is great, and have amazing brownie sundaes. It would not be a visit... More 

Thank margekuff
Middle Island, NY
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89 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed September 22, 2016

To celebrate our anniversary, we vacationed on Block Island. On the actual day of our anniversary, we chose Dead Eye Dick's for our dinner celebration. Its overall high rating and positive reviews on TripAdvisor, online menu and website, and proximity to our accommodations helped us decide. We couldn't have made a better choice. Indoor and outdoor seating is available overlooking... More 

Thank BigRedJonson
Holden, Massachusetts
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108 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed September 15, 2016 via mobile

I had dinner on the patio, which overlooks the harbor, on a slow night. Serene ambience and attentive service. The RI clam chowder was chock full of tender clams in a tasty broth. The appetizer I ordered to go along with it was good but skimpy for the price. Three scallops seared and artfully presented but at $15 Or $5... More 

Thank daxmurphy
Block Island
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32 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed September 7, 2016 via mobile

Had dinner inside. The noise level was very loud. Service mediocre but food good. Did not enjoy dinner, hi prices, because of the noise and bad service.

Thank Arlene T
New York City, New York
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1,125 reviews
723 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 332 helpful votes
Reviewed September 1, 2016 via mobile

We have been here before and enjoyed the view and food so we decided to come one late afternoon for some happy hour drinks and apps. The hostess was a bit sour about providing us with a table outside for apps and drinks. We ordered oysters and some hot appetizers and a round of martinis. We were served our hot... More 

Thank lollygal
Woodstock, CT
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed September 1, 2016

Dead Eye Dick's was perfect for a family meal. My husband had all sorts of seafood and oysters and loved every bite. My lobster roll was delicious and the kids enjoyed their pasta and shrimp. The atmosphere is great - quiet, on the water, very peaceful.

Thank MslvsCT
Agawam, Massachusetts
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed September 1, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I had dinner at this restaurant. We went during off peak hours, so table availability was easy. I have some dietary restrictions but didn't have any problem finding items on the menu, like gluten and dairy free, to choose from. I ordered a salad with grilled shrimp, which I enjoyed eating. The dressing was too sweet for... More 

Thank CaribbeanSun12
Massachusetts, United States
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3 reviews
Reviewed August 29, 2016

Sat on the shaded deck, enjoying the harbor view at lunch. Varied menu, fresh delicious food and reasonable prices. Excellent service. Highly recommend.

Thank VirginiaSmileTripAdv
Franklin, Massachusetts
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed August 28, 2016

Our party of two stopped by for a midweek dinner and immediately noted it was a more lay back, less hectic atmosphere than on weekends at this Island favorite. We were seated outside on the porch, offering great views and gentle breezes. We shared an appetizer of fried oysters which were melt in your mouth excellent, although we felt the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$16 - $20
American, Bar, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Families with children, Scenic view, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 218 Ocean Ave, New Shoreham, Block Island, RI 02807-7710
  • Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Block Island  >  New Shoreham
  • Phone Number: +1 401-466-2654
One of the oldest restaurants on the island, Dead Eye Dick's was completely renovated in 2010. Now open for lunch, dinner and drinks daily. Menu focuses on fresh seafood and coastal New England cuisine. Sit on our outdoor deck overlooking New Harbor and enjoy beautiful sunset views. The indoor dining room easily accommodates large groups. Reservations available for inside only. Check out our website for menus, photos and further information.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?