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1661 Inn Restaurant

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5 Spring Street, New Shoreham, Block Island, RI 02807
+1 800-626-4773
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good25%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (20 reviews)
“pancakes” (9 reviews)
Opens in 13 min
American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
5 Spring Street, New Shoreham, Block Island, RI 02807
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Reviewed October 7, 2017

It was recommended that we go here for breakfast. It is buffet style with many choices from eggs, bacon, salmon, pastries, bagels, homemade breads, cereals, granola and yogurt, several juices and make your own mimosas. The view from the room is beautiful, overlooking the marsh...More

1  Thank agb427
Reviewed October 5, 2017 via mobile

I arrived in Block Island on Oct 4, when 80% of the restaurants and shops are closed. My hotel recommended me to go to 1661 Inn for breakfast. $25 buffet with champagne. Sounded classy. What a big disappointment. All the foods were in steam trays....More

Thank Caneast8228
Reviewed October 1, 2017 via mobile

Gorgeous view and delicious buffet breakfast. Staff warm and friendly. Pineapple ginger juice is refreshing. Fresh vegetables from their gardens.

Thank Lori C
Reviewed September 24, 2017 via mobile

Rita and her team did a fantastic job accommodating us this weekend. Unfortunately due to weather we were unable to arrive on Friday. Rita personally called us to let us know the ferry was not running and and gave us our options. When we arrived...More

Thank rasilver19
Reviewed September 14, 2017 via mobile

So incredible to see the amazing views and gardens. The brunch is wonderful with everything you need and even things you don't like mimosas!

Thank giddyupgelsey
Reviewed September 3, 2017

We had 2 appetizers and two mains. Of the four 2 were very good and 2 poor. Should have returned my overlooked stuffed lobster. For that much money go to either Kimberleys (excellent) or winfields (very good).

Thank coryboy1952
Elizabeth C, Manager at 1661 Inn Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded February 8, 2018

We do not serve dinner or lunch, just our breakfast buffet. I'm not sure where you had dinner, but it was not with us. We like Kimberly's and Winfield's too!

Reviewed August 13, 2017 via mobile

Heard that this place had great breakfast! Was really disappointed - pricey, no bacon!!! Scrambled eggs had seen better days and the pancakes ran out - staff didn't restock. Save your money & go someplace else

Thank Steve K
Reviewed August 12, 2017 via mobile

We came to Block Island for our anniversary and went to 1661 for brunch. We sat outside under an umbrella with a gorgeous view of the ocean. Service was attentive and the food was good. Pretty standard brunch fare. There was a whole salmon and...More

1  Thank daddyo-2
Reviewed August 9, 2017

upscale breakfast buffet with REAL, handmade scrambled eggs, sausage, pancakes, corned beef hash, beans, fresh salmon and make your own bottomless mimosas. also, omelettes made to order and served to your table, pastries, fruit and toast. outdoor or deck seating with awesome ocean view. Hostess...More

1  Thank beachbum393
Reviewed August 5, 2017

Lunch on the porch was picture-perfect for an August lunch. I even had to wear a jacket! The salad and lobster was delicious, as was the hamburger and beers that others had. It was quite busy so there was a wait for the food, but...More

Thank Sara M
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September 14, 2016|
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Response from Jewelsbrowne | Reviewed this property |
No dress code that I saw of. I wore a sundress over my bathing suit. Wet hair and all lol. They serve breakfast, then wine & snacks in the afternoon and in the evening they serve flaming coffee with dessert. It is a classy... More
Robert F
August 27, 2015|
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Response from Peter M | Reviewed this property |
I believe you can find it on the Hotel Manisses site
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$22 - $22
Breakfast, Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic, Scenic view, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 Spring Street, New Shoreham, Block Island, RI 02807
  • Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Block Island  >  New Shoreham
  • Phone Number: +1 800-626-4773
  • E-mail
Memorial Day through Columbus Day the 1661 Inn serves its renowned full champagne buffet breakfast each morning. The breakfast buffet features an omelet station, homemade corned beef hash, eggs, pancakes or french toast and a whole lot more! During the quieter seasons, a smaller version of our buffet is available as well. For the 2016 summer season, we will be introducing a small appetizer menu, desserts and flaming coffees at the new 1661 bar starting at 5:00pm.
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