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“This is a great place! Warm and inviting, traditional pub.”
Review of Brick Alley Pub

Brick Alley Pub
Ranked #7 of 244 Restaurants in Newport
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $8 - $27
Cuisines: American, Bar, Pub
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Bar scene
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Buffet, Delivery, Reservations, Takeout
Description: At Brick Alley Pub we have it all: "pub style" comfort food to modern multicultural cuisine all served with genuine down-home hospitality. Like America itself, Brick Alley is one big melting pot of ethnicities, flavors, and fun. If you are looking for stiff, over the top formal service with small portions of over-priced food, we are not that place. After more than 30 years as one of Rhode Island's most popular restaurants with locals and tourists alike, the Brick Alley Pub & Restaurant has earned landmark status. Located at 140 Thames Street across from the Brick Market Place in Downtown Newport the Brick Alley Pub & Restaurant offers a warm and cozy fireplace in the winter and comfortably air-conditioned dining rooms in the summer. The Brick Alley Pub & Restaurant specializes in a blend of flavorful steaks, fresh local seafood, pastas, and seasonal specials. Begin your dinner with a selection from our cocktail menu or choose a wine from our extensive wine list. This wine list features over 250 different vintages and has received the Wine Spectator Award for Excellence. Open for lunch and dinner, Brick Alley Pub & Restaurant accepts reservations and offers an upstairs function room that can accommodate up to 170 people. The Brick Alley Pub & Restaurant has received favorable reviews from countless local and national publications including: The Providence Journal, Travel-Holiday, Ford Times, Rhode Island Monthly, and Newport Life Magazine. In addition, Jameson Irish Whiskey bestowed the restaurant with their "Best Irish Coffee Award" for three consecutive years and inducted the Brick Alley Pub & Restaurant into their Hall of Fame. Brick Alley has also been featured on The Food Network and is a favorite of Boston's Phantom Gourmet.
Reviewed April 3, 2014

We stopped in for lunch, it was somewhat busy but not on wait yet. They have seating for larger parties, there was a table of 8 seated after we arrived.
The tables are not crowded, tight but you're able to move and navigate if you have to get up.
The place is fantastic, the servers are very friendly and attentive with out being too attentive.
Steph was our server on that rainy Saturday, March 29th, The food was well prepared and looked as good as it tasted.
I had the steak tips and they were delicious and tender. The fries are great and hand cut BIG.
Guinness served in a true Imperial Pint!
I love this place, you have got to at least try it once!! You'll be back !!

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Thank CT-Foodie60
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Reviewed April 2, 2014

Big cocktail menu..I had a Oatmeal Cookie Martini..delicious! Big food menu..I had the lobster bisque, and stuffed clams also very good. Great service too

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Reviewed March 31, 2014

Whenever we are in Newport we are sure to have at least one of our meals here.
Food choices are abundant, portions huge ( can be wasteful), but very tasty. Have never had a meal here that disappointed.
Cozy place and great bar for pre and post meals drinks.
This recent visit we tried to make a reservation but couldn't get the time we wanted.we opted for one 1 3/4 hr earlier then we wanted. We were seated promptly.
When we were leaving after our meal and then bar we couldn't help to notice the number of empty tables so we didn't get why we couldn't of had the time we originally wanted. We were leaving about 1/2 hour after the time we requested so I think it would of worked. It's not like march is high season!
If it wasn't for this snafu it would of gotten excellent.

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Thank Debra M
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Reviewed March 31, 2014

Went for lunch and to watch the Bruins game. Extremely attentive staff. Had refilled drinks before you could even ask for one.

The food was amazing. Definitely recommend the Portuguese steamers and lobster salad sandwich.

Thank John M
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Reviewed March 30, 2014

The first meal that we enjoyed in Newport was at this cozy restaurant. The entire staff is friendly and offer great service.
The food was just wonderful, and portions were large. We enjoyed it so much that we went there for one meal every day during our stay.

Thank Gayle G
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