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The Lobster Bar

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31 Bowens Wharf, Newport, RI 02840-3004
+1 401-619-2890
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Overview
  • Excellent30%
  • Very good42%
  • Average16%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
Travelers talk about
“lobster bake” (93 reviews)
“seafood” (58 reviews)
“clams” (35 reviews)
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All hours
CUISINES
American, Bar, Seafood
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
31 Bowens Wharf, Newport, RI 02840-3004
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Was visiting Newport on a weekend with unusually cold weather. Most restaurants at the wharf closer to the street had 1+ hour wait. We walked to the end of the pier to lobster bar. Boom. 21st right down. Service was quick, attentive, informative and friendly....More

Thank krgo
Reviewed October 28, 2017 via mobile

Best stuffed lobster I have ever had in my life! We were here in August also...great family, couples or friends kinda place.

Thank Tammy Jo O
Reviewed October 19, 2017

We visited the Lobster Bar for a late lunch during the week in October. It was a beautiful October afternoon & the restaurant wasn't too busy. We enjoyed sitting right by the rail overlooking the harbor while we ate our lunches. The Hot Lobster roll...More

Thank miffie98
Reviewed October 18, 2017 via mobile

The restaurant is located on the water at the very end of Bowen’s wharf. The views of the harbor are fantastic. There is an outside area with tables, but you can see the water from every table inside. It would be a good place to...More

Thank Mollyshumom
Reviewed October 17, 2017

Sitting on the waterfront, enjoying the new england sunset and tasting lobsters. If this scene appeals to you, you have to goto the Lobster Bar. This place I believe was once a fish market, which is turned into a nice little shack kind of restaurant....More

Thank Jegan M
Reviewed October 17, 2017

I love this place! My husband and I have been twice and it's becoming a favorite when we're in Newport. We've only sat at the bar but the dining room overlooks the water and the food we've sampled has been delicious including the chowder (loaded...More

Thank debp1959
Reviewed October 16, 2017 via mobile

Had an excellent lobster. We both had steamed lobster which was excellent. Shane our server was and was great. The view is fabulous looking over the water

Thank Susan C
Reviewed October 16, 2017

Excellent food and service. Cannot beat the water front view on the pier. Fish tacos were very good. Easy access to other Newport tourist sites

Thank golfnut51
Reviewed October 15, 2017

My husband and I have eaten dinner at The Lobster Bar twice while on vacation, always enjoying the food and water front view. We decided to go for lunch on a day trip to Newport with friends, and were not disappointed. My lobster club was...More

Thank ilovenewport2017
Reviewed October 10, 2017

We had Taylor as our server today, she was excellent and has a wonderful energy about her. The drinks actually had booze on them... thank you. We had a lobster roll, lobster bisque and a raw bar sampler platter. Everything was awesome and it's an...More

Thank zorka3500
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Response from Laurie R | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure if there is an outdoor patio. This is in NJ there is snow on the ground.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Scenic view, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Kids, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Monday
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Friday
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 31 Bowens Wharf, Newport, RI 02840-3004
  • Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Newport
  • Phone Number: +1 401-619-2890
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