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178 Thames St, Newport, RI 02840-6616
+1 401-846-5856
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good44%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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Irish, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
178 Thames St, Newport, RI 02840-6616
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Great place on the corner of Mary Street and Thames Street. The servers were very friendly and the food was quite tasty. Plus it has a nice, relaxing atmosphere. We loved it.

Thank Nashville_brent_65
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Decided to try out this place after we were told it would be a 90 min wait to get into Brick Alley pub. Both are Irish pubs along the same street very close to each other so I don’t understand the wait for the other...More

Thank Chemorn
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were strolling around downtown Newport on a drizzly Saturday early evening and didn’t want to venture too far from our hotel in case the skies opened up with a deluge of rain. We also didn’t want to spend an arm and a leg for...More

Thank Trvl4Funb455
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stopped in while walking along main strip after dinner. Open mic night was entertaining. Laid back bar place with great Irish food. No problem with only getting drinks and dessert. The berry crumble was the best. Irish coffee with Bailey’s and great cold beer. Will...More

Thank joy413
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Slipped into Busker's on a chilly, rainy evening - what a delight! Dark, cozy atmosphere and Irish Stew that is Superb!!! Highly recommended!

Thank BettyBeach2013
Reviewed May 10, 2018 via mobile

This place brought back memories of some of the small town Irish pubs we visited on trips to Ireland. Love the decor and atmosphere. Good food and service

Thank Roxan_4
Reviewed May 2, 2018

We stopped into this pub for dinner on a quiet Sunday night. We enjoyed excellent service and a great dinner. Both of us had the salmon special, which was cooked perfectly and tasted great. They also offer a nice selection of beer. It felt like...More

Thank ljcapecod
Reviewed April 29, 2018 via mobile

We went twice during our last visit to Newport. The first night was just me & my husband - service was great, food fantastic. Brought the family back the next night. The waitress wasn’t sure if she could seat the 6 of us despite multiple...More

Thank Lynne P
Reviewed April 27, 2018 via mobile

Authentic Irish Pub with good food. The service was excellent and the music served up by Grace Morrison and friends was outstanding. Highly recommended.

Thank Irvine A
Reviewed April 26, 2018 via mobile

This Irish Pub right down town was a wonderful stop for lunch. The rueuben was large and tasty and the burgers were wonderful. The home .made French fries were terrific. The service and atmosphere were very nice. GREAT LUNCH STOP

Thank David C
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May 6, 2018|
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Response from jetsetter90 | Reviewed this property |
Here is their info: Address: 178 Thames St, Newport, RI 02840 Hours: Open ⋅ Closes 1AM Phone: (401) 846-5856
September 27, 2017|
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Response from Pierre L | Reviewed this property |
No, it should be fine.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
$10 - $15
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Large groups, Families with children, Bar scene, Local cuisine
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: 178 Thames St, Newport, RI 02840-6616
  • Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Newport
  • Phone Number: +1 401-846-5856
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