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The Beachead Restaurant

596 Corn Neck Road, New Shoreham, Block Island, RI 02807
+1 401-466-2249
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good35%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
596 Corn Neck Road, New Shoreham, Block Island, RI 02807
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Reviewed October 15, 2018

We used the Beachhead to cater our rehearsal dinner for 80 guests. They helped us find an offsite location since the restaurant was already hosting a rehearsal dinner. We had the party at the Block Island Maritime Institute. The Beachhead staff set up and cleaned...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank lorettao453
Reviewed October 10, 2018

We had the best service at The Beachead! It was quite busy yet the staff was very attentive and the view from the dining patio was awesome! The ocean is literally right across the street. All of the food was delicious. We had the Fresh...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Brendt N
Reviewed October 7, 2018 via mobile

We always like to stop here for the lobster bisque and this year we also tried the seafood nachos with your phenomenally sized and a great value. They got a nice mudslide and they have indoor seating outdoor covered seating and outdoor uncovered seating you...More

Date of visit: October 2018
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Reviewed October 7, 2018 via mobile

Excellent view of the ocean surf when sitting outside. Food was good and waitress too notch. Great place to drink and watch the water. Lost a staff due to raw clams not shucked right. Muscle not cut so had to do our own. Other than...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 238scottt
Reviewed October 2, 2018

Let me start by saying this: Yes, you can get a 16 oz , icy cold PBR beer steps from the beach on Block Island! This gorgeous location is steps from the town beach, which is among most scenic on the island. Shellfish, burgers, wraps,...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Skiutah2569
Reviewed September 27, 2018

My husband and I went here a couple weeks ago so the summer season was slowing down, but the restaurant was still busy. The food was really good and they have a nice drink menu as well. I feel this is one of the better...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank 394ericab
Reviewed September 18, 2018

My wife and i had dinner at The Beachead last week. A week after Labor Day, they are only open Friday through Sunday. It was a beautiful evening so we ate out front in the midst of a beautiful landscaping. Our server was friendly and...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank danieloW7812SH
Reviewed September 6, 2018

Great location, slightly off the historic district. Great place for a cocktail, lunch or dinner. Nice waitstaff and decent food.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Traveldog4
Reviewed September 5, 2018 via mobile

The beachhead, which we have visited numerous times, is a wonderful restaurant bar with an outstanding view and a caring, hospitable, professional staff. The food is excellent and there are a range of choices from chowders to salads to meats and of course seafood. Highly...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank peterpatty
Reviewed September 4, 2018 via mobile

Everyone in our group of six loved the seafood nachos and fries w cheese curd appetizer. Littlenecks were a bit chewy and broth a bit salty but good not excellent. Lobster roll served cold with bean salad was great. The haddock breaded was very good...More

Date of visit: September 2018
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$10 - $27
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children, Bar scene, Scenic view
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 596 Corn Neck Road, New Shoreham, Block Island, RI 02807
  • Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Block Island  >  New Shoreham
  • Phone Number: +1 401-466-2249
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