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The Mooring

) #6 of 168 Restaurants in Newport €€ - €€€ American, , Seafood
1 Sayer, Newport, RI 02840
+1 401-846-2260
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good30%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“seafood” (359 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
1 Sayer, Newport, RI 02840
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Reviewed 1 September 2016

It's been almost three years since we were in Newport, and we and our friends chose to return to the Mooring. It was a good choice. On a midweek night just a few days before Labor Day Weekend they were packed solid. A few minor...More

Thank ulysses4
Reviewed 1 September 2016

We ate here twice during our trip to Newport. Schedule a trip for sunset to see the gorgeous views of the harbour. The food was excellent - we particularly enjoyed the crab cake starter. The second night we hadn't booked so had a drink in...More

Thank Sam S
Dan F, General Manager at The Mooring, responded to this reviewResponded 9 September 2016

Dear Sam, Thank you for your kind words about your visit to The Mooring. I appreciate your insight and compliments very much. We learn a lot from our patrons and I truly value your honesty. Please consider dining with us again in the future. We...More

Reviewed 31 August 2016

Went for lunch arrived early as had no reservation. Had a table overlooking the docks we had good service. One tried the crab cake , lobster salad and burger. Would return

Thank laloux
Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

We visited The Moorings in August. Upon arrival we were informed there was a 2 hour wait for a seat inside or straight away if we would like to sit outside on the balcony. It was around 7/8pm so the sun was setting and the...More

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Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is right on the harbor in Newport, which makes for a beautiful dinner setting. I went with a group of friends, and we were lucky enough to get a table right by the window. The view of the sunset was incredible! The food...More

Thank Sam N
Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

Drove into Newport and my wife googled for a Resturant.. Glad this one came up. Though we wanted a reservation for later, there was only one for 5.30 available. Happy that we took it., I had the oysters while my wife ordered the scallop chowder...More

Thank Abid95
Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

My husband and I booked a reservation on Open Table a day ahead of time based on the good reviews I'd read about on Trip Advisor. When we arrived we saw why. The restaurant was bustling and there were many people waiting. Nevertheless we were...More

Thank Ramona D
Reviewed 31 August 2016

This was the best dinner we had during our stay in Newport. Everything was perfect from the appetizers to dessert and service was excellent!!!

Thank fdrn74
Reviewed 30 August 2016

Based on reviews, we went to The Mooring for dinner. The restaurant was fully booked, so we ate at the bar. We had such a lovely time talking to the bartender and enjoying a very satisfying meal from start to finish! We highly recommend this...More

Thank P B
Reviewed 30 August 2016

We ordered oysters on the 1/2 shell and were not disappointed! We also enjoyed Their Brussels sprout salad along with their warm bread rolls. A delicious lunch And oh so fresh!! Only caveat would be their parking fee. It cost us $12 for one and...More

Thank Lintbl
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13 August 2017|
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Response from John M | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely. For an upscale restaurant, the atmosphere is very relaxed.
30 April 2017|
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Response from Tina C | Reviewed this property |
Honestly there loads of them. Do you want a bed and breakfast or large hotel? The only really large hotel on the island is the Marriott. It is a great place (we stayed there for our wedding).
21 March 2017|
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Response from momof4RhodeIsland | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure about the brunch menu as we were there for a late afternoon lunch. The view is outstanding, maybe calling ahead will give you an idea of the brunch menu items.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$80
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
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
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, View, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
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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