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The Mooring

€€ - €€€American, , Seafood
1 Sayer, Newport, RI 02840
+1 401-846-2260
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good29%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
1 Sayer, Newport, RI 02840
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

a very cozy place for having dinner I had the chance to visit this place . Its really cozy,waiters are friendly and the meal are so delicious that you smell the breeze of the ocean . We didn’t take long to come in . You...More

Thank nahla1188
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My friends raved about the lobster, and I just loved the salmon. I tried some unique side dishes, and I wasn’t disappointed. Make reservations. It seems like a popular place.

Thank planetrainautomobile
Reviewed yesterday

Our dinner here was outstanding! They have a great menu with delicious entrees. The server was great and went above and beyond to make sure we were satisfied. It is pricey but well worth it.

Thank rm0463
Reviewed 2 days ago

Lots of clams in a delicious white sauce . Coleslaw good. Service excellent. Chowder was the high point

Thank B6291CYdonnam
Dan F, General Manager at The Mooring, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you B6291CYdonnam! We love hearing from enthusiastic chowder fans. Glad it stood out to you. Hope you can join us again. Gratefully, Dan Fischer General Manager

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Let me first start off by saying the service was decent and the view was great however for the price the food didn’t meet expectations. I don’t consider myself a food critic or overly judgmental but the seafood was nothing special based on the area,...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Dan F, General Manager at The Mooring, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for your honest feedback and sorry you were not thrilled with your dinner. We never like to leave a guest disappointed. We are grateful you gave us a try however and glad you enjoyed the service and the view. Gratefully, Dan Fischer General...More

Reviewed 4 days ago

My daughter and I were in Newport for the beginning of the Newport/Bermuda race and wanted a place for lunch. We first went to The Black Pearl, was seated, but it seemed very touristy and the menu was forgettable. So we got up and left....More

Thank EB590
Dan F, General Manager at The Mooring, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear EB590, Thank you for joining us on your trip to Newport and so glad you found us. You can find lots of great options walking around Newport. Happy to hear your food was delicious and that the service was attentive too. We hope you...More

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We enjoyed our meal, mainly for the beautiful view of the harbour. The window tables are nice, if you ask not to be seated in front of the kitchen door. Also be aware that there is a terraced patio that runs the full length of...More

Thank TorontoLal
Dan F, General Manager at The Mooring, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear TorontoLal, Thank you for the kind review and I am glad you enjoyed. We appreciate the recommendation too. Hope you can come back again even if it's just for some wine and some sightseeing. Gratefully, Dan Fischer General Manager

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

My girlfriend and I went to The Mooring for a early dinner. We sat on their deck that faces the docks along with the yahcts. We were quickly seated and waited on. Our waiter was great and the food was just as good. We got...More

Thank Khalil-Greene
Dan F, General Manager at The Mooring, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear Khalil-Greene, Thank you for the kind review and I am glad you enjoyed your time with us. We have a lovely spot here on the waterfront and always love to share the view with guests. Hope we see you again. Gratefully, Dan Fischer General...More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Highly recommend the seafood pasta entree and the fresh Cod sandwich. I was vacationing in Newport Rhode Island recently and received a recommendation to check out The Mooring restaurant. Because it was later at night... There was limited seating reservations so opted for takeout. The...More

Thank KarenFunTrips
Dan F, General Manager at The Mooring, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear KarenFunTrips, Thank you for the nice review. I'm glad you were able to enjoy our take out and that everything was delicious when you took it home. We hope you can join us at the restaurant if you ever come back to Newport. With...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Sigh. It was just so bad I don’t know what to say. This frankly ruined the night I got engaged. We sat at a table for 6 and had a 7:30 reservation. It was my sisters graduation and my engagement and we were hoping for...More

2  Thank Bora K
Dan F, General Manager at The Mooring, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear Bora, I'm very sorry to hear about your dinner with us especially on such a celebratory night for you and your party. That's not typical for us and I apologize that you received anything less that the exceptional quality we are known for. I'd...More

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Ashley M
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Response from jld102682 | Reviewed this property |
I’m not sure, I believe you can view their menu online and see
Patricia B
11 March 2018|
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Response from guyc171 | Reviewed this property |
Great Question, I guess I do not know since I never tell anyone how old or when my birthday is. Truth be told I usually forget the date. LOL
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$80
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Validated Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Bar Scene, View, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
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: 1 Sayer, Newport, RI 02840
    (America's Cup Ave.)
  • Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Newport
  • Phone Number: +1 401-846-2260
The ideal embodiment of Newport dining: the freshest seafood, al fresco seating, expansive harbor views, and warm hospitality. Our award-winning wine list is one of the most acclaimed in New England.
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