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Benjamin's Restaurant and Raw Bar

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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All eggs served w/ home fries.
Two Eggs Any Style
Bacon & Eggs
Sausage & Eggs
Virginia Ham & Eggs
Chourico & Eggs
Home Made Corned Beef Hash & Eggs
Pancakes-Stack of Three
Blueberry Pancakes
Banana Pancakes
Chocolate Chip Pancakes
Pancakes w/ Ham, Bacon, Sausage or Chourico
Thick Sliced French Toast
Strawberry French Toast
Blueberry French Toast
French Toast w/ Ham, Bacon, Sausage or Chourico
Made w/ monterey jack & mozzarella cheese.
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub, Soups
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This is my first stop in Newport for lunch or dinner. Fish of the day or Fish and Chips will be a huge portion and very reasonable. As with most seafood restaurants on the New England coast everything is very fresh. Can't go wrong with...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Ken A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Delicious dinner on the back porch area with heaters . Beautiful wood, very good waitress. Ordered filet Mignon with peppercorn sauce and twin lobster tails and shared. Pleasant evening

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank donnagC9585XE
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to Benjamin's when we were in the area visiting relatives over the Christmas vacation. The food we ordered was outstanding (prime rib for me and oysters for my wife as I recall). The service was also very good. The only downside was that...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank C_and_B_Dayton
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice placed and ambience! Very poor food quality and cooking, fish and chips was only the fried oil taste, mozarella stick had smell only palm oil! Not to be return!

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank nikolinr
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I don’t normally trash a restaurant for one bad dish but won’t let this one go. The roast beef club sandwich had so much fat on it that it was literally inedible. It tasted like I was biting in to a lard sandwich... oh wait,...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank ShorelineGuy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Earlybird lobsters were delicious and at a most reasonable price. Well worth the walk up the steps. Good place for drinks also.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank RoyCNpt
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The good. Very tasty dishes,lots of flavor,fresh, great service, nice place inside second floor. I got the baked seafood casserole which the portion was kind of small for 24. It came with 1 side. We had to pay extra for bread.My daughter got the benjamin...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 803,632,016
Reviewed December 14, 2018

Pit stop in Newport,RI after delivering a yacht, looking for a casual place to eat, was recommended to go to Benjamin's. We got there did not realize there was an upstairs till we left. The downstairs is should I say cozy and pub like. Nice...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank drevulphd
Reviewed December 11, 2018

We ate there during the off-season -- so how crowded it might be and pricing may differ during he tourist season. There is a downstairs and upstairs to this restaurant. Don't just bail if it look crowded on street level -- walk up the steps...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank rods948
Reviewed December 9, 2018 via mobile

Fun, cozy atmosphere, with great food and large portions. Reasonably priced. Feels like a place that locals frequent, even though it is in the touristy area.

Date of visit: December 2018
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Larry C
October 26, 2016|
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Response from eagle1highlander | Reviewed this property |
I agree with Mike, check out the menu.They have many options. You can find it on tripvisor, or just Google the name and town.
Karen S
May 6, 2016|
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Response from steven c | Reviewed this property |
Their website states that they are open at 7:00 AM every day.
May 2, 2016|
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Response from mtimpano | Reviewed this property |
Steep stairs from the outside - Go to Brick Alley (good food as well)
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