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The White Horse Tavern

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At The White Horse Tavern we strive to create a fresh, contemporary culinary experience in a historic tavern atmosphere. Like generations before us, we serve the freshest fish, clams and lobsters from Narragansett Bay along with just-picked produce from local Rhode Island's farms. We embrace RI's vibrant food scene to bring you the very best artisan cheeses, honeys, prime cuts of beef and local fish right off the boat - all in a Colonial tavern that's been serving America for over 350 years. So join us for a taste of 21st century Rhode Island in our 17th century White Horse. You won't be disappointed!
PRICE RANGE
$15 - $40
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
CUISINES
American, Grill
FEATURES
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Gift Cards Available
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White Horse Tavern was on our ‘to do’ list from the time we started planning our Newport trip. We enjoyed an early Saturday evening dinner on the patio. The service was friendly and attentive, the meal was excellent, and drinks were on point. We would...More

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Because that's how I actually feel about it. We are glad to be able to sit outside and they did take COVID precautions seriously with all staff masked and patrons appropriately distanced. The food was fine. Absolutely fine. We had a half dozen oysters and...More

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Rude and arrogant maitre d’. Overpriced menu. Not worth it. Many other much better choices here in Newport.

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed June 30, 2020

My husband and I enjoyed a lovely evening at The White Horse Tavern last weekend. We had another couple with us. I strongly suggest making a reservation. We started with some oysters followed by the sea bass myself and my husband had the steak frites....More

Date of visit: June 2020
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Reviewed June 23, 2020

I love taverns and this was the oldest in the country. great ambiance. Nicely situated and tables are well placed. Everyone who served us at our table was fantastic. Tim was our waiter. One of the best I have ever seen for customer service and...More

Date of visit: June 2020
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Reviewed June 23, 2020

Many historic and famous restaurants disappoint. They know people will come based on the history and not the food. The White Horse Tavern bucks that trend. The service was great, of course there is the history and the food was very good. My wife had...More

Date of visit: June 2020
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Reviewed June 11, 2020

My husband and I went to dinner on the night they reopened from isolation. The food was perfection. We had the lamb and lobster mac. The service was impeccable. A very enjoyable fining experience. Definitely go.

Date of visit: June 2020
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Reviewed March 16, 2020

My wife made resevations for my birthday. Great historical old tavern with charm. The small bar was great with a excellent bar tender. Then our dinning room experience. My wife made the reservation 10 days before and had asked for a window seat. The restaurant...More

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed March 10, 2020

My wife and I dined here during our Newport, RI long weekend getaway. The food was great, but the service provided by Somer, of the waitstaff, really made the trip. She was professional, very friendly, and always seemed to have to time check on us,...More

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed March 5, 2020 via mobile

We’ve eaten here several times. Wonderful service and food for an upscale dinning experience. Highly recommended.

Date of visit: July 2019
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Sightsee204709
December 17, 2018|
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Response from Donna P | Reviewed this property |
Sorry this is so late but I would recommend business casual. Just saw this in my in box. Sorry.
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Journey38354670363
November 8, 2018|
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Response from Discover718574 | Reviewed this property |
I would call the restaurant to make arrangements.
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Marion C
September 21, 2016|
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Response from MDRinCT | Reviewed this property |
Menu can be found on their website
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