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The Fastnet Pub

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1 Broadway, Newport, RI 02840
+1 401-845-9311
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good51%
  • Average13%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Irish, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
1 Broadway, Newport, RI 02840
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Reviewed September 12, 2016

A real pub atmosphere with sidewalk tables and pool tables. The food was really good and priced right. I will definitely return here.

Thank Arnie S
Reviewed August 31, 2016 via mobile

My family and I went to Newport just to walk around and enjoy an evening out. We got the cheeseburger, sirloin steak, and lobster rolls which were all very good. Our waitress was friendly and the outdoor seating was comfortable. However, because of its location,...More

Thank Darian R
Reviewed August 27, 2016

What a great find! We stayed at the Viking Hotel and wandered down here after visiting the Touro Synagogue. It is on a small restaurant street about two blocks long containing eight eateries one right next to the other. It was a very hot August...More

Thank Ben S
Reviewed August 18, 2016 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
Reviewed August 17, 2016 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
Reviewed August 5, 2016 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...More

Thank FPH706
Reviewed July 30, 2016 via mobile

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

Thank ericaalaurenn
Reviewed July 24, 2016 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...More

Thank tripster2011
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...More

Thank Steve1471
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...More

Thank GandNH
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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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