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The Fastnet Pub

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American, Irish, Bar, Pub
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1 Broadway, Newport, RI 02840-2936
11:00 am - 1:00 am
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 1:00 am
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good range of beers on tap. Nice bar man, chatty and helpful. Good chilled atmosphere in middle of hot day.

Thank Aisling E
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great music. Beer and pub grub. That's really good! What more can you ask for. Outdoor seating. Good prices. Monday night blues is great!

Thank Granger11
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped by for lunch and sat outside because it was such a nice day. They have a huge draft beer selection, I had to have a beer with my burger. They were both quite good. My wife enjoyed her lobster roll, all in all we enjoyed our lunch. The wait staff and bartender were both very friendly.

Thank FPH706
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The bartenders and the waitresses here are rude and unfriendly. Nothing like the other bars or restaurants in Newport.

Thank ericaalaurenn
Sarasota, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great ambiance and fine collection of beers from around the world. Check out the back yard when the weather is right. Good, attentive staff. Food is fair bar fare but good enough for the purpose of the pub. Ask Louie to tell you a joke or two.

Thank tripster2011
Hamden, Connecticut
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27 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016

Had the unique opportunity to eat here on consecutive nights. The first was planned for drinks, then dinner. We wanted off the beaten path(sorry Brickyard...), and Fastnet fit the bill. The Steak-tips were absolutely delicious, as was the Cod sandwich. All prices were reasonable. The outdoor seating drew us back for a needed drink after the Cliffwalk, and while pondering... More 

Thank Steve1471
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016

This pub has changed names over the last decade, but never lost that local pub atmosphere. If a soccer (football) game anywhere is being televised it will be on the tv's. We come here for the Sunday Irish jam sessions. Anywhere from 5 to 10 players take over the center table of the pub and play traditional Irish music. Great... More 

Thank GandNH
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3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016 via mobile

Everything was good and taste. Only thing was that there was a 20% tip and you cant change it. We ordered a cheese burger and it was great.

Thank Carolina B
Wrightwood, California
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10 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016

great outdoor patio with big screen tv. Reasonable drinks and food. Indoor ahs plenty of room with many big screen TV's.

Thank Lori J
Yadkinville, North Carolina
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016

A classic pub recommended by sailors. Open until late, pool table is fun for meeting strangers, and losing to them!

Thank Michael H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
American, Irish, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Dining on a budget, Bar scene
Open Hours
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Broadway, Newport, RI 02840-2936
  • Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Newport
  • Phone Number: 401-845-9311

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?