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22 Bowen's Wine Bar & Grille

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Tue, 15/1
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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
Atmosphere

Food and ambience

Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, View, Groups, Bar Scene

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Menu

CHILLED TASTES
$4.0
Chilled Shrimp
$2.0
Littleneck Clams*
$25.0
Lobster Cocktail
$3.0
Oysters*
$50.0
$99.0
Chilled New England Shellfish Sampler*
lobster, littlenecks, shrimp & oysters
CHILLED TASTES - ACCOMPANIMENTS
22B Cocktail Sauce
Fresh Horseradish
Mignonette
BUBBLES & OYSTERS
$85.0
Bubbles & Oysters
four market oysters, hackleback caviar, lemon-chive créme fraïche, 1/2 bottle Ruinart Rosé Champagne
BEGINNINGS
$18.0
Filet Tartare*
shallot, pickle, caper, root vegetable chips, mustard vinaigrette
$14.0
Pork Belly & Lentils*
five minute egg, crispy skin
$14.0
Crispy Calamari
three-pepper mint relish, lemon
$16.0
Toasted Ricotta Gnocchi
winter squashes, kale, parmesan, roasted pine nuts
$20.0
Charcuterie & Cheese Board
camembert, roquefort, cave aged cheddar, duck rillette, Daniele soppressata, sourdough bread
$16.0
Yellowfin Tuna*
yellowfin tuna crudo, shaved fennel, blood orange, radish, scallions, fresno chile
$12.0
Bone Marrow
pickled onion and chervil salad, grilled bread
SOUP & SALAD
$9.0
22B Clam Chowder
potato, bacon, light cream, dill
$9.0
French Onion Soup
gratinéed with gruyère
$12.0
Harvest Vegetables
roasted carrot and beet, sprouts, kabocha squash, toasted barley, cumin whipped yogurt, maple-walnut vinaigrette
$16.0
Burrata & Baby Kale Salad
orange, pomegranate seeds, radish, butternut squash, toasted pumpkin seeds, pomegranate vinaigrette
$8.0
Field Greens
cucumber, carrot, tomato, red onion, radish, red wine vinaigrette
$9.0
Caesar Salad
white anchovy, garlic croutons, parmesan
$12.0
The Wedge
baby iceberg, blue cheese, tomato, bacon, red onion
SALAD WITH
$10.0
Grilled 8oz. Chicken
$14.0
Grilled Shrimp (4)
$18.0
Seared Yellowfin Tuna*
$16.0
Grilled 8oz. Salmon
$19.0
Butter Poached Native Lobster Tail
$16.0
Seared Karen Elizabeth Scallops* (3)
SANDWICHES
french fries, field greens, 22B cole slaw
$14.0
Sausage & Pepper Grinder
sweet sausage, provolone cheese, spicy beer mustard
$16.0
Pastrami
1 lb. pastrami, sautéed red onions, grain mustard swiss cheese, marble rye
$25.0
Warm or Cold Lobster Roll
garlic butter poached lobster OR lobster salad, lemon mayo, chives, romaine, buttered grilled brioche
$12.0
Mediterranean Veggie Wrap
artichokes, olives, brussels sprouts, grilled red onion, spinach, humus, feta
$15.0
Prime Burger*
candied bacon, cheddar cheese, secret sauce, field greens, fried onions
$22.0
Surf & Turf Burger*
wagyu beef, butter sautéed lobster, truffle aioli, gruyère, house slaw
THE GRILLE*
$45.0
Prime New York Sirloin 14 oz.
$44.0
Premium Center-Cut Filet 10oz.
$26.0
Atlantic Salmon 8oz.
$32.0
Karen Elizabeth Scallops (6)
$28.0
Yellowfin Tuna 8oz.
ACCOMPANIMENTS
Served with your choice of one of the following accompaniments:
Blue Cheese Butter
Bordelaise
22B "Steakhouse"
Horseradish Cream
Porcini-Shallot Butter
Lemon Vinaigrette
SIDES
$8.0
Mashed Potato
$8.0
Roasted Butternut Squash
cranberries, spiced and toasted walnuts
$8.0
Brussels Sprouts
shallots and bacon
$16.0
Truffle Mac & Cheese
$10.0
RI Mushroom Fricassee
About
Located amidst bustling Bowen’s Wharf in the heart of downtown Newport, 22 Bowen’s Wine Bar & Grille is a world-class steakhouse serving USDA Prime beef, New England's finest seafood, and is complemented by an award-winning wine list. We look forward to having you experience one of Newport’s best.
PRICE RANGE
US$31 - US$50
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
CUISINES
American, Seafood
FEATURES
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Winter in Newport, RI is considered the off-season. You went never know it at 22 Bowen’s. The restaurant was bustling. The setting is elegant, and the food, drink and service is superb. Two of us has steaks which were seasoned and cooked perfectly and complimented...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank RIDentist
Michael D, General Manager at 22 Bowen's Wine Bar & Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you RIDentist! Even though it's offseason around here, we still like delivering the very best. Thank you for joining us and I am happy to hear you enjoyed your meals. We hope we see you again soon for another special night out. Gratefully, Michael...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Although 22 Bowen's Wine Bar & Grille's menu is dominated with steak choices, my husband and I had incredible meals of a tomahawk pork chop (thick and tender) and seared 8 oz tuna steak accompanied with wasabi, soy and fresh ginger. Any reviewer who said...More

Date of visit: January 2019
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Michael D, General Manager at 22 Bowen's Wine Bar & Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you debofCT! What a very nice review. We are so glad that you and your husband enjoyed your meals (and your martinis). We appreciate the review and we hope you can come back and join us again. Gratefully, Michael Doctor General Manager

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The title of this review refers to the owners of this restaurant (actually a restaurant group) not to the clients who dine there. The reason for the title is that this is a great Newport location and the representation is worthwhile, but there are major...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Tenfish
Michael D, General Manager at 22 Bowen's Wine Bar & Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Tenfish, We are sorry to hear you did not find value in your meal with us. We are committed to providing exceptional food and service and we have built our reputation on delivering that. We are never happy to hear that a guest left...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

There food according to all of us the food was good but not great. The waiter was fantastic, can’t remember the name but I know he was from Sorrento Italy. He was one of the best waiters, I’ve had.More

Date of visit: October 2018
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Michael D, General Manager at 22 Bowen's Wine Bar & Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear G7013XLjohnv, Happy to hear that our server made such a great impression. However I do wish our food had made a better impression. We strive to serve exceptional meals and never like to know we came up short. We appreciate the feedback. Sincerely, Michael...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Loved our time at Bowen’s wharf and this restaurant was fantastic. Great meal I had the lobster tail and New York strip. Large wine selection. Highly recommend!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank JohnMcDaniel5
Michael D, General Manager at 22 Bowen's Wine Bar & Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you JohnMcDaniel5! Glad you enjoyed your trip to Newport and that 22 Bowen's could be part of it. Happy to hear you enjoyed your meal and we are honored you would recommend us. Hope we see you again. Gratefully, Michael Doctor General Manager

Reviewed 9 December 2018

For years, 22 Bowen has been our go to place for dinner. You really need to reserve early, even in the winter. The drinks (alcohol) are inventive. Their Carmel chocolate chunk ice cream is amazing, and their dinners are very good. Generally the staff is...More

Date of visit: November 2018
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Michael D, General Manager at 22 Bowen's Wine Bar & Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you for the review Rod and we are proud to be your go-to place for dinner for so many years. We appreciate the kind words and look forward to seeing you on your next visit as well. Gratefully, Michael Doctor General Manager

Reviewed 9 December 2018

We visited 22 Bowens Wine Bar and had an excellent...but expensive meal... Thoroughly enjoyed the ambience , location and food.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Gordon R
Michael D, General Manager at 22 Bowen's Wine Bar & Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you for joining us Gordon and glad you had an excellent meal. We are grateful for the review and happy you enjoyed. Kind regards, Michael Doctor General Manager

Reviewed 5 December 2018

This is truly a steak house by every standard. Although some seafood is offered, it's all about the beef and the very sauces that compliment. We sat at the bar. The two women that worked it on a Wednesday were great with every detail that...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank S D
Michael D, General Manager at 22 Bowen's Wine Bar & Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 6 December 2018

Thank you for the review S D! Happy to hear you enjoyed your service at the bar and that you enjoyed the steaks too. It is all about the beef 😉. Gratefully, Michael Doctor General Manager

Reviewed 26 November 2018

There's a difference between seasoned and seasonal. This place is seasoned! Obviously polished well trained staff and very good food/value. I don't think you can go wrong here for lunch or dinner, it was fantastic.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank wrecksmcree
Michael D, General Manager at 22 Bowen's Wine Bar & Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 6 December 2018

Thank you wrecksmcree! That's quite a review and we are proud to be considered seasoned and fantastic. We look forward to seeing you again. Gratefully, Michael Doctor General Manager

Reviewed 23 November 2018 via mobile

Slightly disappointing. First, the price for the Thanksgiving day dinner special was $36, and not the $27 it was advertised for on the internet. The entree itself was a bit on the salty side. The butternut squash soup tasted just like pureed squash, with no...More

Date of visit: November 2018
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Michael D, General Manager at 22 Bowen's Wine Bar & Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 6 December 2018

Dear susielunch, Sorry for the delay in responding here but we are sorry to hear you were not thrilled with your Thanksgiving meal. If you would like to discuss, I invite you to call me at the restaurant. We always want to make sure our...More

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No, there is not, it’s generally a nicer spot, but no specific dress code
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We stayed at the Newport hotel & marina so much easier to walk around. Gurneys is too expensive for a bed
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There is a pay parking lot directly out front to the west.
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