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The Mooring

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1 Sayer, Newport, RI 02840 (America's Cup Ave.)
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
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New York City, New York
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

For our first wedding anniversary my husband and I spent a wonderful weekend in Newport. For dinner Saturday night we made a reservation at the Mooring. My husband requested an outdoor table with a view of the sunset, and they did not disappoint. The local RI oysters were some of the best oysters I've ever had. The lobster and fish... More 

Thank MViro
Bristol, RI, United States
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4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Excellent summer evening dinner at approximately 9 p.m. Made reservations through Open Table and we were seated promptly. I had the sirloin steak and my guest had the lobster. Both were excellent as was the service.

Thank Brian W
Medford, New Jersey
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My wife and I celebrated our 40th wedding anniversary here. I arranged for flowers through an Open Table link and made reservations through Open Table. I requested a table by the water. When we checked in, the flowers were on the table and the table was by the water. I appreciate that attention to detail for something so important, they... More 

Thank Kieran M
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My dear friends and I met at the bar at the mooring. We ordered a few appetizers and a round of drinks. The bartender, was fun and so we ended up eating dinner there as well.

Thank Mary K
Warren, New Jersey
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37 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We attended a 50th birthday celebration on the deck. Rounds and rounds of drinks and appetizers - one better than the next! Great service and great food made the night with great friends even better!

Thank Susan B
Bellmore, New York
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115 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Dined here last night and we had a very nice table outside. Unfortunately, the fog rolled in and the wind picked up. The waiter was nice enough to pull down the plastic shades. Our waiter, Justin, was very good. He was polite and accommodating. The food was very good also.

Thank MaD64
Haddonfield, New Jersey
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had a delightful dinner at the Mooring. Dinner was delicious! The swordfish entree was cookies to perfection and had beautiful flavored melded into the dish. My fellow diners enjoyed their meals as well.

Thank 29Travelmaster
New York City, New York
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17 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Didn't have a reservation on a Wednesday night and the wait was over an hour. It flew by thanks to the fun bartenders and a great bottle of wine. When we were seated the waitress suggested the bag of doughnuts which were filled with shrimp, crab and lobster. They were amazing especially when paired with the dipping sauce. However, they... More 

Thank David D
foxboro, ma
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

4 stars only because I would have liked more flavoring on my food, and not necessarily the fault of the restaurant. On the water in Newport, a fabulous location. The waitstaff are the best. A few items we got lacked a little - such as the "bag of donuts" which really were supposed to be filled with seafood, but tasted... More 

Thank shirleygFoxboro_Ma
Newport, Rhode Island
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Delish! Our wait person Tabitha was awesome! Filet was cooked to perfection and fish and chips exceptional!

Thank donnacopley

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$30 - $80
American, Seafood, Soups, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Scenic view, Bar scene, Families with children, Business meetings, Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Sayer, Newport, RI 02840
    (America's Cup Ave.)
  • Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Newport
  • Phone Number: 14018462260
The ideal embodiment of Newport dining: the freshest seafood, al fresco seating, expansive harbor views, and warm hospitality. Our award-winning wine list is one of the most acclaimed in New England.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?