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The Beachead Restaurant

596 Corn Neck Road, New Shoreham, Block Island, RI 02807
+1 401-466-2249
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good34%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“oysters” (21 reviews)
“shrimp wrap” (3 reviews)
“salads” (13 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 21:30All hours
American, Bar, Seafood
€€ - €€€
596 Corn Neck Road, New Shoreham, Block Island, RI 02807
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I hear about this from other visitors so I went. Neat outside looking at beach. Great fun with the Rhode Island clam chowder, huge shrimp appetizer and wedge salad. The waitress was great and the mudslides were to die for!!

Thank giddyupgelsey
Reviewed 6 days ago

I came here with friends while we were on vacation. It was a last minute decision - but ended up being one of the best meals! I highly recommend the Seafood Nachos and the Hot Lobster Roll!

Thank jgblauvelt
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were told to come here for dollar oysters. Sorry that was last month. Ok no worries - but decent food would have been nice. Instead we got greasy rubbery and flavorless calamari. The worst crab cakes - 90%breadcrumbs. We ran out as fast as...More

1  Thank MontaukTraveler
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Across from beach, always crowded in summer, good food, a bit more affordable than the more stodgy places in town. Something for everyone on the menu. Don't miss it.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Friendly service good food and great location. Went for lunch and dinner. Kids begged to go back which is always a good sign!

Thank crevster
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We flew in to Block Island for the day and wanted to have an early dinner. We sat outside and had the fresh squeezed lemonade, the lobster roll and the fish taco special. Both meals were very good. We were surprised at the generous portion...More

Thank MCS1266fun
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We loved the vibe at this beachfront restaurant. Staff was very friendly. Cocktails were good. We enjoyed the raw bar selections. One of us had a nice lobster. The swordfish for another was tasteless unfortunately. We may return but were a little let down by...More

Thank MDDCTraveler
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful oceanfront location with delicious offerings. The service was great, and our meals were excellent. Highly recommended!

Thank PaulDaytona
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Came here with a large group (18) and the staff handled it flawlessly. Service was excellent and the waiter was very accommodating. The seafood nachos is a must get! No complaints about the dishes ordered by our party. The closeness to the beach means you...More

Thank William W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Can be very busy if you want to sit outside but usually room inside and at the bar. And at the bar you can see the ocean. Still $1 oysters from 3 to 4 PM weekdays. Still some of the best chowder on the island...More

Thank ScotVA
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$27
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, View, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 596 Corn Neck Road, New Shoreham, Block Island, RI 02807
  • Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Block Island  >  New Shoreham
  • Phone Number: +1 401-466-2249
  • E-mail
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