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@The Deck

) #89 of 163 Restaurants in Newport $$ - $$$ American, ,
1 Waites Wharf, Newport, RI 02840-3429
+1 401-846-3600
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good37%
  • Average18%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
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American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
1 Waites Wharf, Newport, RI 02840-3429
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really wanted to go to this restaurant but the app and webpage was wrong. They were closed on Tuesday's so when we drove there, found out the hard way!

Thank Shelly L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Got there 6:45 on Thursday, we were the only people there. Walking in, smelled like bad grease- should have walked away. Onion soup was good, mussels were overpowered with chorizo and garlic. Brick chicken was bland. Even had to change out dirty silverware. Went to...More

Thank AbbieM2011
Reviewed April 18, 2017

The food is outstanding!! I try to eat here at least once every trip. You can sit at the bar and watch the chef make your meal. Great service, great place. Highly recommended. try the Mussels.

Thank Matthew K
Reviewed April 17, 2017 via mobile

Had an excellent experience on Easter Sunday sitting outside for dinner and drinks. The food was delicious and service was very attentive. Our server Christine made our visit very enjoyable.

Thank Michael C
Reviewed January 18, 2017

Went here over the summer with my grown kids for some beers and appetizers and it was pretty good and decently priced for Newport's waterfront.

Thank SurferDude05
Reviewed November 11, 2016

This restaurant is great if your really looking for a Rhode Island setting. The view is amazing, and if you go at sunset its beautiful! I really like the clam chowder, it's nice and creamy! I have to say, I loved every thing that i...More

Thank rileykate206
Reviewed September 30, 2016

I have been here many times, and the quality of ambiance beats that of the food. After having lunch here about a month ago, I realized I had left my sunglasses behind. I called them and Sierra the hostess told me she had the glasses...More

Thank Matt B
Reviewed September 4, 2016 via mobile

The Cod strips appetizer was scrumptious. Great bloody Mary's as well. Casual, but nice ambience. The service was prompt and excellent.

Thank John W
Reviewed September 3, 2016 via mobile

Pasta was amazing and fun atmosphere. Service was upbeat and pasta was perfect! My husband had the penne vodka and I had the broken noodle. Yummy and dessert ended the perfect meal!

Thank JillSlye
Reviewed August 21, 2016 via mobile

Arriving a little early for our reservation for 8:15, we were told it would be a few minutes. The restaurant is so large with a huge outdoor seating area on the water, that both the indoor and outdoor dining areas require separate reservations and have...More

Thank Arthur G
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$10 - $30
American, Bar, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Scenic view, Romantic, Bar scene, Large groups
Open Hours
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Waites Wharf, Newport, RI 02840-3429 (Formerly West Deck)
  • Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Newport
  • Phone Number: +1 401-846-3600
  • E-mail
The Deck Restaurant is located on Waites Wharf in Historic Downtown Newport, Rhode Island. We invite you to come experience The Culinary likings of Chef Matthew J. Holmes which are sure to please your guests and family and make the most memorable dining experience Newport has to offer.The Deck is an extraordinary choice to host any upcoming special occasion. Having both inside and outside venue options coupled with delectable cuisine choices for an event menu makes for easy planning.The Deck Executive Chef, Matthew J. Holmes has skillfully created an exquisite upscale menu built on "Nouvelle Cuisine." Chef Matthew thoughtfully prepares the most refined dishes mastering his own authentic delectable taste of Newport. With over 11 years experience as both an a Executive Chef and catering unique events, Chef Matthew and his professional kitchen staff are excited to have you join us for a dinner to remember as we offer cozy table seating... and if you want to get a closer glimpse of Chef Matthew in action, you can have a front row seat dining at our bar over looking our exhibition style open kitchen
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