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Poor People's Pub

) #7 of 31 Restaurants in New Shoreham €€ - €€€ American, ,
33 Ocean Avenue, New Shoreham, Block Island, RI 02807
+1 401-466-8533
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good33%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“pulled pork” (25 reviews)
“burger” (44 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
33 Ocean Avenue, New Shoreham, Block Island, RI 02807
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We went here for afternoon drinks on a beautiful summer afternoon. There is a fair amount of outdoor seating, including picnic benches with umbrellas. We looked at the menu and it was typical bar fare. The beer selection was good, including local craft beer options....More

Thank Bill D
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Went in for drinks and stayed for apps too! The bartender was great... drink selection was awesome. Love PPP!

Thank Blockstar2014
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The motto of this place is "Nothing fancy just good grub" and that's what you'll find here! You can dine outside at picnic tables and play corn hole while you wait for your food to arrive. We had dinner here on 2 separate nights during...More

Thank JoAnnM013
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place surprised me. First outdoor seating was good. Just need a candle outside. The wait staff and bartenders great. The food amazing, especially for the price. I highly recommend the mac-n-cheese with lobster. The mac-n-cheese smooth and so creamy. Great cheese. The lobster: huge...More

Thank Car F
Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate here with our pet Bichon. Quiet, nice. Decent food. It was around the corner from the tourist packed Main Street. Only a few minutes from the ferry.

Thank dberiau
Reviewed 1 week ago

had food and drinks there with 6 sober, respectful adults on sunday 8/7/17 - waitress was totally inattentive, we had to ask for a menu and waters twice before it came out (approximately 20 minutes at the table). once the waitress came out she was...More

Thank beachbum393
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a good place for burgers, reubens, and pizza, but they also have some great salads - fresh and flavorful. The taco salad is my favorite.

Thank Annagraham38
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This would be it! We loved it, sat outside, had some food and drinks and enjoyed the location. Cornhole setups for those who wish to play in the sun, several outside picnic tables and plenty of inside seating as well. Try the root beer! Add...More

Thank Schmidtd4
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

As if it isn't enough just to be on Block Island, but to find a fun place with great food, good service and a fun, lively atmosphere! One of the specialties of the house is there Mac n Cheese, but if you ask me I...More

1  Thank citurnberry
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Poor People's is a fun, loud group- singing along- shouting for a game and friends- all at the same time. We sat at the end of a long table with strangers at the other end- it was crowded so we didn't mind. The French onion...More

1  Thank 799aileenl
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Questions & Answers
Margaret T
14 August 2017|
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Response from Peggy81049 | Reviewed this property |
You betcha! Sorry this is late.
Gretchen V
1 July 2016|
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Response from s G | Reviewed this property |
Yes, big outside space as well as inside
Gretchen V
1 July 2016|
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Response from Takemetoalaska | Reviewed this property |
I'm pretty sure we saw kids there.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 33 Ocean Avenue, New Shoreham, Block Island, RI 02807
  • Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Block Island  >  New Shoreham
  • Phone Number: +1 401-466-8533
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