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“Not worth it and overpriced. ”
Review of The Grill

The Grill
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Ranked #52 of 244 Restaurants in Newport
Price range: $31 - $50
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Good for: Romantic, Business meetings, Special occasions, Bar scene, Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Perry Mill
Description: The Grill at Forty 1° North is an exclusive dockside restaurant designed to deliver a fresh, upscale dining and entertainment experience while providing a unique and serene respite from Newport’s bustling waterfront scene. The menu features grilled meats, seafood and raw bar, as well as organic and locally sourced selections. There is an open-air dining area, with individual tables and bar seating surrounding the covered Pavilion. Inviting dockside lounge seating creates a perfect setting to relax with cocktails and conversation. Indoors the Dining Room, Oval Bar and Lounge offer sweeping views of the Harbor in a casual yet elegant setting to enjoy timeless cocktails and our full menu.
Reviewed November 8, 2013 via mobile

It is restaurant week in newport so we decided to give it a try, even though we heard mixed reviews about The Grill. First it's $10 to park. It's November in newport not July. The atmosphere is very nice and the view is killer. The service was very good but overall not on par for level they want to be on. The food was fine but nothing to write home about. The dishes were under seasoned. The pumpkin cheesecake dessert was good but the chocolate cake (they took a big liberty in calling it a cake) was poor. But the thing that left a bad taste in my mouth was the $4.50 cup of coffee for me and my wife. So I spent $9 on 2 small cups of coffee. At that price you better check if I want my coffee warmed up, but not once. Last time. I should have realized because their other restaurant Christies isn't much better. They must realize it, it's restaurant week and the dining room was just 50% full.

Thank Hugh M
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Reviewed October 28, 2013

The Grill is an unfortunate name for an astounding restaurant. The boring name does not do this incredible restaurant or its' chef justice. Chef Christopher Lee was stolen away from Aureole in New York City. Aureole, under Chef Lee's charge received a 28 for food from Zagat. He is a culinary genius and his art form continues at the Grill at Forty 1 North. The restaurant has a water view from every seat and gorgeous outdoor seating in the summer. The menu is innovative without being odd. The ingredients are farm fresh. The seafood served is delectable. Our favorites: Grilled Octopus appetizer, tuna appetizers, red spinach salad, free range chicken entree, grey sole and all of the meat entrees. The fall trio dessert is phenomenal as is the sticky toffee pudding. The wine list is perfect and suggestions are spot on. You cannot go wrong. The restaurant serves breakfast/brunch and it's worth going to on a weekend just for the view and yet the food excels the view.

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Reviewed October 21, 2013

We should have listened to the warning... Very over-priced and though our waitress was very good, our order was messed up twice...

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Thank H0fBrau
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Reviewed October 8, 2013

The restaurant is beautiful but the food is average at best!! My husband got oysters that had to be sent back because they smelled and tasted bad. The waitress was not very knowledgeable about the menu. The place is nice looking but not worth the trip and money.

Thank Lovevaca118
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Reviewed October 3, 2013

Highly recommend it, probably the best restaurant in Newport, without the tourist crowd. Classy spot, with good service, interesting menu, and overall excellent value ! Hip too, but without the attitude, which I appreciate very much...

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Thank b2usa
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