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The Lobster Bar

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) #36 of 163 Restaurants in Newport $$ - $$$ American, , Seafood
31 Bowens Wharf, Newport, RI 02840-3004
+1 401-619-2890
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Overview
  • Excellent29%
  • Very good43%
  • Average16%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
Travelers talk about
“lobster” (219 reviews)
“fresh seafood” (19 reviews)
“fries” (29 reviews)
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All hours
CUISINES
American, Bar, Seafood
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
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LOCATION
31 Bowens Wharf, Newport, RI 02840-3004
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1 - 10 of 484 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I went to the newly renovated Lobster Bar with great expectations. Sadly, the food was no better in quality than a McDonald's but the prices far higher. A burger was served in a plastic basket, and iced tea in a plastic cup. It appears to...More

Thank Bob M
Reviewed 6 days ago

The Lobster Pot offers a great menu at reasonable prices. The food is excellent and the waitstaff are pleasant and courteous. There is indoor and outdoor dining options. I recommend sitting outside, you get a fantastic view of the water and a spectacular breeze!

Thank krnb14
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After a wonderful tour on the Rum Runner II, we walked through Newport looking for a place to have dinner. Although we ate at the Lobster Bar, we should have kept looking. Huge disappointment! We are from Florida & seafood is a regular thing for...More

Thank Reiser517
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I dined here with my family of 5 adults and 2 children for lunch. It was ok. The water and sodas were served in plastic cups. The waitress was attentive but busy. My dad had fish and chips and his fries were terrible - chewy...More

Thank Eleanor C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice view. Seating area is spacious. Food isn't anything special though. I had a flavorless lobster wrap.

Thank Sameh e
Reviewed 1 week ago

I live in Texas so the lobster we get isn't fresh. I had a whole lobster 1.25 lb, my dinner partners had the lobster roll and Atlantic Salmon. All of our meals were outstanding and we got to sit on the patio right next to...More

Thank Helen P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Ran in here for lunch from the rain. He had the lobster roll, I had a burger, but both made the rookey (English) mistake of thinking 'chips' really are chips and not crisps! A burger and potato chips just doesn't cut it, I wanted fries......More

Thank OneOldBag
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While visiting Newport for my birthday weekend we decided to stop by for some afternoon drinks and a snack by the water. The view was absolutely beautiful on the deck overlooking the harbor. It was a very relaxing atmosphere while watching the boats come in...More

Thank Tiffany J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came here for a late lunch on a beautiful sunny warm day in Newport. Everything looked delicious. We sat out by the water, we had some cocktails and apps (stuffed shrimp and lobster Italian rice balls). For lunch I had a fish sandwich and...More

Thank MrsBGray
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We walked in without any reservation for a Sunday lunch. We had a table on the terrace with a great view of harbor. The lobster and oyster were very fresh and tasty, the price was quite reasonable. We loved the dishes and this place!

Thank Enid A
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Tricia H
February 10, 2015|
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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
Large groups, Scenic view, Bar scene, Kids, Families with children, Local cuisine
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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