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DeWolf Tavern

259 Thames St, Bristol, RI 02809-1861
+1 401-254-2005
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Overview
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good22%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible9%
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Open Now
12:00 - 22:30All hours
CUISINES
American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
259 Thames St, Bristol, RI 02809-1861
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Reviewed 18 March 2015

DeWolf Tavern is by far my favorite restaurant in the East Bay. This located is nestled in a little corner of of Bristol, RI by the water. The ambiance is pure New England. Located in an old mill building with original stonework, a fireplace and...More

Thank ChristineRI_10
Jchapman3, Manager at DeWolf Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 29 March 2015

Dear valued guest, Thank you so much for writing a review, we value our guests feedback, (good and bad) so thank you for letting us know what we can improve on or what we are doing well. We are so glad to hear about your...More

Reviewed 18 February 2015 via mobile

The food at Roberto's is always delicious. They moved to a bigger location- nice bar area- but still very cramped. It's a delicious meal- but don't plan on having and serious conversations there unless you want the people at the next table to hear. Don't...More

Thank TransforME
Jchapman3, Manager at DeWolf Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 19 February 2015

Dear valued future guest, We would love for you to review our restaurant at your earliest convenience. You have many reviews for other great restaurants in the area as well as Robertos. We have ample space for you to dine with many great affordable food...More

Reviewed 18 February 2015

I live in Bristol, but had not been here in a while, and started off somewhat disappointed at the menu changes. A group of six of us had dinner here and those who ordered the daily specials were much happier with their meals, especially the...More

Thank BobEA96
Jchapman3, Manager at DeWolf Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 19 February 2015

Dear valued guest, I do recall this particular mishap with your entrée that evening. We have since worked on our Duck confit leg and can assure you that they are moist as well as the skin crisp. The Duck has been a favorite of mine...More

Reviewed 24 January 2015

Situated on the wharf/pier on Bristol's waterfront, this attractive old stone-built venue has all the look and feel of a classic seafarer's tavern. Inside it vascillates between pub and restaurant, with prices leaning more towards the latter (and for tourists). The naan pizzas and tandoor-baked...More

5  Thank mthom100
Jchapman3, General Manager at DeWolf Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 27 October 2015

Dear valued guest, We are glad you enjoyed your lamb. The chef takes great pride in his lamb offerings and menu. We try to have a well rounded menu for everyone's tastes. We try to provide as many options as possible for our guests as...More

Reviewed 6 January 2015 via mobile

Our group of 3 couples had dinner on NYE at DeWolf Tavern...it was wonderful! It's a beautiful place with great food and excellent service. We had a 7:00p reservation and finished our desert and after-dinner drinks at 11:00p! Not due to poor service but to...More

2  Thank Keith M
Jchapman3, Manager at DeWolf Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 15 February 2015

Dear Keith, Thank you so much for taking the time to post a review of our restaurant. We were happy to have you and your guests at our restaurant on NYE. Thank you for dining with us and your continued support! Hope to see you...More

Reviewed 2 December 2014

My family has eaten at DeWolf Tavern many times in the last couple of years and it's become our "Go to" restaurant when we want to celebrate a special occasion, or simply want a delicious meal! The Chef is outstanding, and there isn't a single...More

1  Thank Lisa H
Jchapman3, Manager at DeWolf Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 26 February 2015

Thank you so much for your continued support! We hope to see you again soon! Thank you, your friends at DeWolf Tavern

Reviewed 15 November 2014

Had breakfast here, courtesy of the adjacent Bristol Harbor Inn Continental breakfast was average at best in variety of offerings. Self service from mini breakfast banquet. Quality of food was fine. Location is great, upstairs in the antique tavern. Just two small tables offer harbor...More

Thank GoeieWitte
Jchapman3, Manager at DeWolf Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 27 October 2015

dear valued guest, Thank you so much for your review. We have since worked on our continental breakfast and are considering more options. Thank you for you feedback. until next time, your friends at DeWolf Tavern

Reviewed 12 November 2014

Our visit DeWolf Tavern was disappointing. I made reservations a day in advance to have with breakfast with my family of 8. When we arrived it took some time to be seated, although the restaurant didn't seem to be busy, (there were only 2 other...More

3  Thank Donna K
Jchapman3, Manager at DeWolf Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 5 February 2015

Dear Donna K, We are sorry to hear about your disappointing experience. I can assure you that we have gotten our kinks out of our previous breakfast service and are happy to say that our guests have been pleased with our food quality and service....More

Reviewed 3 November 2014

One of my husbands favorite dishes is made here. The seafood bouillabaisse is next to none other, the juice is delious. All meals are wonderfully prepared. The outside atmosphere is ideal, within water view or the charm of rustic inside. Now for me, only the...More

Thank JCioc
Jchapman3, Manager at DeWolf Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 27 October 2015

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you so much for dining with us and sharing your great experience. We strive to provide the best service and experience possible for every guest. Thank you and we hope to see you again soon! Your friends at DeWolf Tavern

Reviewed 18 October 2014

The Tomato Bisque and lamb appetizer were both excellent and served relatively quickly. After that the wait was at least a painful 30 minutes before the entrees came. The server noticed and stopped by to say they were "on their way" but it was still...More

Thank KirD
Jchapman3, Manager at DeWolf Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 5 February 2015

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you so much for taking time out to bring this to our attention. we apologize for your slow service experience. Along with training and better communication with the kitchen we have bettered our service experience for our guests. please try us...More

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Go to there website and look at menus J Then click the link and double click the full fall menu or the breakfast menu It will download into your computer
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$6 - US$40
Meals
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, Business meetings, View, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 21:30
Monday
12:00 - 22:30
Tuesday
12:00 - 22:30
Wednesday
12:00 - 22:30
Thursday
12:00 - 22:30
Friday
12:00 - 22:30
Saturday
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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Description
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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