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The White Horse Tavern

26 Marlborough St, Newport, RI 02840-2599
+1 401-849-3600
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good31%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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American, Grill, Gluten Free Options
26 Marlborough St, Newport, RI 02840-2599
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Friendly greeting from the hostess was the highlight of the evening. The room was so warm our waiter was sweating. Our drinks were warm when we finally got them. Our food on the other hand was not. Sorry to say although a historic spot we...More

Thank 4nonni
Reviewed 4 days ago

We had dinner here last Saturday on a whirlwind trip to Newport. What a find! The food was excellent....I had the fish of the day (striped bass) and my boyfriend had Beef Wellington. We had a table upstairs which was perfect. A special thank you...More

Thank Stephanie C
Reviewed 4 days ago

The White Horse Tavern Circa 1637 is “The oldest tavern in America” and an excellent choice for dinner in Newport. The authentic décor is warm and inviting and like the food truly American. Our server was friendly attentive and helpful in our dining choices. When...More

Thank Fpos9001
Reviewed 1 week ago

Dined here with my husband. While we waited for our table, we sat at the bar located upstairs. We had a friendly bartender who happened to be writing a book about the history of the Free Masons and the White Horse Tavern. So, we enjoyed...More

Thank FitzK
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very cool place. Been there since 1683! Food was excellent. Fine dining. Not overpriced. Waiter gave personal attention. Good wines. Romantic.

Thank MountianLover
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to dinner here with my husband's family and it was very fancy and historic! White table clothes, top notch service - where they lay the napkin on your lap kind of place! We had a delicious dinner. The food was really good but...More

Thank akat1983
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Shelburne Falls, Massachusetts
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is one of our favorite places to eat while we are in Newport. The food here is five stars. Actually the beef Wellington is what we order It melts in your mouth and it is the most incredible flavor you can imagine (Other than...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a wonderful lunch in Newport at the White Horse Tavern. It has been open since 1673. I believe the building is even a bit older than that. Food was very good service was average. Located right near where you want to be while...More

Thank hockeychief
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our first night in Newport was spent in this tavern restaurant that was established in 1637. I believe this is the oldest restaurant in America. The place is very authentic in terms of furnishings and atmosphere. The food is quite good as well. The menu...More

Thank bccrab
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great building, you can really feel the history of the place and the staff were very attentive. I imagine the dinner menu is probably a lot fancier than the lunch menu which largely consisted of sandwiches which were very good but none of the beef...More

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Marion C
September 21, 2016|
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Response from Millied | Reviewed this property |
Menu can be found on their website
September 8, 2016|
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Response from John S | Reviewed this property |
smart casual is fine.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$15 - $39
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 26 Marlborough St, Newport, RI 02840-2599
    (Farewell St)
  • Public Transportation: The White Horse Tavern is a quarter mile up Marlborough Street from the Newport Gateway and Visitors Center.
  • Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Newport
  • Phone Number: +1 401-849-3600
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!
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