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The Fastnet Pub

1 Broadway, Newport, RI 02840
+1 401-845-9311
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good51%
  • Average13%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“fish and chips” (10 reviews)
“burger” (8 reviews)
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American, Irish, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
1 Broadway, Newport, RI 02840
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We took the Sea streak Ferry from Providence to Newport today because of the extreme heat. We walked around downtown and up on Bellevue Ave. Then before we got on the return ferry at 2pm, we stopped here for a cold beer—the front windows were...More

Thank kmb149
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stop by for lunch hour. Cosy pub. Great energy. Many beer choice. Friendly staff. Clam chowder was delicious. Great pub

Thank Angie C
Reviewed August 7, 2018 via mobile

We went in unsure of what to expect as the pub does not look like much on the outside - but when we stopped here for a quick bite, we were pleasantly surprised.The inside is typical pub dark, small tables , pool table , outdoor...More

Thank golizzy
Reviewed July 25, 2018

Been there for drinks... lively spot.. good music and vibes.. would like to reurn for more time there

Thank LeonaMass
Reviewed July 24, 2018 via mobile

My partner and I called for drinks and bar snacks. Chicken wings fantastic. Staff very friendly and welcoming and great service. Great selection of beers wines and spirits and chilled atmosphere.

Thank enncle
Reviewed January 3, 2018

We go for dinner and a Guinesse on Sunday nights and it is a pub - loud bar, great live music, and we have Shepards Pie or something! it is honestly the only time we go - but we love it!

1  Thank Nora A
Reviewed November 13, 2017 via mobile

Nice place to grab a beer and if not too crowded play a game of pool.We were lucky enough to catch this place over this past weekend where it wasn't jam packed and enjoyed it.

Thank Joe M
Reviewed November 11, 2017

Great location in Newport. Good bar food but it is the atmosphere that makes it a good place for a relaxing drink. Staff is very friendly and there is a nice patio at the rear of the pub. Reasonable prices for food and drinks.

Thank pgill1
Reviewed October 10, 2017

Discounting drinks during happy hour is a no no in RI, but we did not let this deter us from quenching our thirsts at Fastnet Pub, named after an islet off the coast of Kinsale in Ireland, Newport's sister city. There were a decent selection...More

Thank westie2
Reviewed September 9, 2017 via mobile

Went in not very confident. However the service was great and the fish and chips brilliant. My wife had a lobster roll that was bursting with lobster.

Thank PHE22
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Melissa F
October 1, 2016|
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Response from Ben S | Reviewed this property |
I don't think so. The food and atmosphere is very good, though.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Irish, Bar, Pub
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar scene, Large groups
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
  • Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Newport
  • Phone Number: +1 401-845-9311
A traditional Irish pub, The Fastnet Pub offers over 30 draft beers, live music, and more, such as; ping pong, pool, foosball, and darts! We also live stream sailing events, and on game nights we watch rugby and soccer games to cheer on our favorite teams.
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