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DeWolf Tavern

259 Thames St, Bristol, RI 02809-1861
+1 401-254-2005
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good23%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible9%
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259 Thames St, Bristol, RI 02809-1861
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Met a friend from way back for dinner and was not disappointed. Had a “house special” recommended by a very nice waiter.

Thank Jonathan S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

the food was just awesome. some of us had the seafood stew, filet mignon, the pizza and a bunch of appetizers. service was great and the ambiance was perfect. try this wonderful restaurant by the sea.

Thank malabar515
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We live in Bristol and really appreciate the fine restaurants that have located here, one of the hidden perks of living in this beautiful seaside Town. The highly talented chef at the De Wolfe Tavern makes this ultra-gourmet eatery by far the best of them...More

Thank george b
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The DeWolf Tavern Restaurant offers a superb dining experience and a creative fusion of East and West. Here, you can sample from the Appetizer menu from oysters to Soup Du Jour, to Petite Lamb Rack, to Tandoor Baked Naan Selections or creative salad selections. Wash...More

Thank Joseph I
Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

We have dinner here for a friends birthday. The food is excellent and the service was great. I definitely recommend.

Thank David F
DeWolf T, Manager at DeWolf Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2017

Thank you for joining us and thank you for the review!!

Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

Been going to dewolff for better part of 10 yrs food always awesome ,service very professional, great menu have never been disappointed, bit pricy nice for a special occasion

Thank denrb
DeWolf T, Manager at DeWolf Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2017

Thank you so much for being a loyal patron. We love hearing from our repeat guests!! Looking forward to seeing you soon!!!

Reviewed 27 August 2017

We went to this waterside tavern located in a historic stone warehouse on a beautiful late August Sunday afternoon. The pleasant hostess sat us out on the outside patio overlooking Bristol Harbor. The waiter promptly brought us two of the most delicious white Sangrias we...More

Thank Bill F
DeWolf T, Manager at DeWolf Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2017

Thanks for the review! So glad you had a great time! Come see for dinner some time!

Reviewed 23 August 2017

Cute place and outside on the water. Didn't have great service for some reason and the chowder had lots of potatoes and wasn't great. I've heard others had good meals so maybe we hit it on an off day. We ate outside but the inside...More

Thank GFamNaples
DeWolf T, Manager at DeWolf Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 31 August 2017

Oh no! Disappointed to hear you didn't enjoy your time with us! Thank you for the feedback and we hope you'll give us another try!

Reviewed 21 August 2017

The Sunday brunch offering was Great.. Along with the there Sangria's ** We were eating outside and a customer lit a cigarette as we were about to finish brunch & Move from the table to the outside Bar to have another round of there Great...More

Thank everett m
DeWolf T, Manager at DeWolf Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 31 August 2017

Thanks for joining us! Glad to hear you enjoyed most of your time with us! I'm sorry someone ruined your Brunch! Smoking is illegal in restaurants for the majority of the country and has been illegal in RI for over a decade. This is this...More

Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

Of all the restaurants in a Bristol, this is in the top 3 for sure! I have been frequenting DeWolf for years.

1  Thank 287sherri
DeWolf T, Manager at DeWolf Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2017

Thank you for the review and for being a loyal patron! After all, that is why we are here!!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$40
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, View, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
08:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 259 Thames St, Bristol, RI 02809-1861
  • Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Bristol
  • Phone Number: +1 401-254-2005
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DeWolf Tavern serves Contemporary American Cuisine in a beautifully situated, historically renovated stone warehouse, located on the Thames Street Landing waterfront in the heart of downtown Bristol, Rhode Island. Our guests can enjoy the bay breeze with cooling cocktails on our casual patio, come inside for a glass of wine and a light meal in our downstairs Tavern or head upstairs to enjoy the view and fireplace with a bottle of fine wine and a special meal prepared by Chef Sai Viswanath. Open Seven Days a Week. Breakfast: Friday to Sunday 7am to 11:00am Full Menu: 11:30 am-10:30pm Monday through Saturday Sunday 11:30am-9:30pm
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