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Tavern by the Sea

16 W Main St, North Kingstown, RI 02852-5162
+1 401-294-5771
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  • Excellent24%
  • Very good44%
  • Average17%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible6%
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“lobster salad” (10 reviews)
“chowder” (13 reviews)
“gyro” (5 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood
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16 W Main St, North Kingstown, RI 02852-5162
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Reviewed 8 November 2017

The food is quite good, its a nice restaurant and its very close to Theater by the Sea. I do think its pricey, but then again, you get what you pay for. Parking is not a problem.

Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

My wife and I were here for lunch with our girls. Service was great and we had a nice young lady take care of us. I ordered the lobster bisque which was ok but lukewarm and really no lobster to be seen. I also ordered...More

Thank jmarland2
Reviewed 19 October 2017

I've stopped at this place on my last four trip to Rhode Island and it's always been great, relaxing and refreshing. The place has a small dining area inside with a small inside bar, plus a another small dining room upstairs, but their main attraction...More

1  Thank Richard S
Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

As usual my driving got us lost and we ended up in this beautiful location. We accidentally mistook a fishmongers for a seafood restaurant and they reccomended the Tavern. They are located ON THE WATER and only had two fish dishes. Cod and haddock. I...More

Thank David H
Reviewed 21 September 2017

this is first time I've been disappointed at the Tavern. The crab cake sandwich arrived on very large thick bread slices and in the middle was a crab cake the size of a hockey puck. It might have been OK for an appetizer, but not...More

1  Thank bugsy29
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

I googled places to eat while we were driving and Tavern by the Sea popped up. The calamari was 'delicious ' and the seafood al feeding special was both an ample portion and delicious ! Definitely a perfect place to eat.

Thank Frank F
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

Because we were very satisfied yesterday, we came again this evening, we have ordered "Mix grill for tow, and Greece salad, perfect done, good deal for tow.

Thank sreiss1
Reviewed 13 September 2017

We stopped here because it had outside seating and you could see the water and the docks while dining. A Lamb Burger and Cheeseburger were ordered. Both were very good. Waitress was attentive and service was fast.

Thank Jeanne M
Reviewed 13 September 2017

My husband, best friend and I had just come from the Lighthouse Tour out of Quonset Point. We were looking for a place for a bite to eat and cocktails. This was the perfect place. Was able to get a seat by the water. The...More

Thank Arubachik
Reviewed 12 August 2017

We have been enjoying this restaurant ever since we discovered it two years ago. The setting is beside a creek in quaint and beautiful Historic Wickford. The staff is nice and the food is delicious. We have never had a dish that wasn't fresh and...More

Thank mpowellinteriors
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$16 - US$16
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, View, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 17:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16 W Main St, North Kingstown, RI 02852-5162
  • Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  South County  >  North Kingstown
  • Phone Number: +1 401-294-5771
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