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22 Bowen's Wine Bar & Grille

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Bowens Wharf, Newport, RI 02840 (America)
+1 401-841-8884
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 4:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sun 11:30 am - 4:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Newport, Rhode Island
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Great restaurant, Always accomodating, waiters are polite and efficient and food is always good. The drinks are always well made and the bartenders have been there foe a long time. Reminds me of cheers where "everybody knows your name"

Thank brcbrc2017
North Dartmouth, Massachusetts
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46 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

There is nothing to complain about, a lot to rave about. It is very easy to reserve a table on line through their website. Parking is hit or miss, like anywhere in Newport. The location is right on a wharf with boat and water views from most of the tables. During dinner, the ambiance is dark and intimate. When we... More 

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Long Island City, New York
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35 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My husband and i stopped visited Newport over the weekend and had a wonderful dinner here. The steak was cooked perfectly and so was the lobster. The pineapple drink was refreshing and delicious. Our waiter Joe was a bit much but the food was what we came for and it was great!

Thank gcorcella
Parsippany, New Jersey, United States
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18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Parking could be a problem but well worth it. The food is amazing but pricey. My husband got the 45 day old aged steak....holy yumminess. The french onion soup is also one of the best I've had!

Thank Joanne K
Peabody, Massachusetts
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65 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We came for a weekend away and it happened to be winter festival weekend in Newport so I'm sure a little busier than normal at this time of year but the weather was great and nice to see a lot of people milling around town. After some searching we decide to try 22 Bowen and glad we did. we didn't... More 

Thank Paul S
Albany, New York
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86 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had dinner at 22 Bowen on a cold Saturday night in February and it was full, so if you are considering going for dinner you might want to make reservations. The food was delightful. The baked oysters appetizer was delicious and the main courses – scallops and a seafood pasta – were excellent, although not substantial. Uncharacteristically, we both... More 

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1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very good. A little issue with asparagus but everything else was amazingly good. Great atmosphere and staff was awesome!

Thank William P
Athens, Georgia
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7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great service - friendly staff! The salmon BLT is amazing! Great presentation and tastes amazing! Cold day in Newport but warm, cozy and welcoming at 22 Bowen!

Thank StephanieHeth
Wilton, Connecticut
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21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After a disappointing experience at Jo's up the hill the night before, we were really hoping to close out our weekend on a better note. 22 Bowen's did not disappoint. There's a reason why this place is packed off-season, when people have plenty of choices in this tourist town. We were greeted warmly as we entered and by the bartenders... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food matches the atmosphere: warm, fancy, sea inspired. Close to the docks, this restaurant specialized in seafood is located just a few blocks from the Newport historic center. If it's not too cold it's worth a walk around. The food is really fresh and tasty, the staff is efficient. I didn't pay attention to parking facilities though, once we... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$31 - $50
American, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children, Scenic view, Romantic, Bar scene, Large groups
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 4:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 4:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 4:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bowens Wharf, Newport, RI 02840
  • Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Newport
  • Phone Number: +1 401-841-8884
Located amidst bustling Bowen’s Wharf in the heart of downtown Newport, 22 Bowen’s Wine Bar & Grille is a world-class steakhouse serving USDA Prime beef, New England's finest seafood, and is complemented by an award-winning wine list. We look forward to having you experience one of Newport’s best.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?