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MainSail

25 Americas Cup Ave, Inside the Newport Marriott, Newport, RI 02840-3032
+1 401-849-7788
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Overview
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good30%
  • Average16%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“lobster” (11 reviews)
“hash browns” (2 reviews)
“salad” (6 reviews)
Open Now
17:00 - 21:45 Hours
CUISINES
American, Seafood
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
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LOCATION
25 Americas Cup Ave, Inside the Newport Marriott, Newport, RI 02840-3032
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Reviewed 20 September 2018

Met friends here for a drink. Kind of a boring bar. Bartender was not very attentive. Won;t be returning.More

Thank SunshineOnCapeCod
Alexa F, Public Relations Manager at MainSail, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear SunshineOnCapeCod, Thank you for sharing your recent experience. We are very sorry that the service you received during your visit was underwhelming. Every member of our team is trained to put guests first and create amazing experiences, and we apologize this was not the...More

Reviewed 1 September 2018

Friendly service, good food, reasonable prices! Dinner menu looked great though we never had a chance to try it. Nice view of the wharf as well.More

Thank SART91
Alexa F, Public Relations Manager at MainSail, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear SART91, Thank you for sharing your recent experience. It's wonderful to read how much you enjoyed breakfast in MainSail. We are rolling out new menus very soon and hope you will be back to join us for dinner. We appreciate your feedback and look...More

Reviewed 26 August 2018

We dined here after having lunch and other dinners outside. It was a pleasant surprise to enjoy great food, excellent service, and a quiet restaurant. And, we went on a Thursday evening when they offer 2 for 1 entrees. Definitely worth it. Swordfish and scallops...More

Thank EIKOOC
Alexa F, Public Relations Manager at MainSail, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear EIKOOC, Thank you for sharing your recent experience. It's wonderful that you decided to try our restaurant during your visit to Newport. We are so glad you were pleased with the service and atmosphere, and especially with the food quality. We appreciate your feedback...More

Reviewed 13 August 2018

Really enjoyed the breakfast buffet here--omelets made to order, a variety of fresh fruits, crispy bacon. Only drawback was there seemed to be 1 server for the entire restaurant, and after waiting about 20 minutes for a table, once we were seated and handed menus,...More

Thank lovestoplantrips
Alexa F, Public Relations Manager at MainSail, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear lovestoplantrips, Thank you for sharing your recent experience. It's great to read how much you enjoyed the breakfast buffet. We apologize that the service caused an inconvenience during your meal. Our team strives to be accommodating to every guest, and we are very sorry...More

Reviewed 15 July 2018

My husband, son and I were staying at the Newport Marriott. This is their main restaurant. It overlooks the harbor so the views are wonderful. They were having a special buy one, get one free dinner meal. First, rolls and butter were brought out. The...More

Thank Linda G
Alexa F, Public Relations Manager at MainSail, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Linda, Thank you for sharing your recent experience. We are glad you and your husband enjoyed your meals during your recent visit, but apologize that your son was disappointed with his macaroni and cheese. Our culinary team strives to provide fresh, unique meals for...More

Reviewed 3 June 2018

The decor is actually better than the food. The booths are actually like ship hulls, which are charming. However, the menu is limited and pretty dull..Marriott does also cater schools and prisons.More

Thank roxieontheroad
Alexa F, Public Relations Manager at MainSail, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear roxieontheroad, We apologize that your visit this summer left you less than impressed. We are rolling out new menus with fresh, local ingredients and interesting specials for the upcoming Newport Restaurant Week and holiday season. We hope you will consider giving us another try...More

Reviewed 26 November 2017

Last time to sit outside and enjoy the nice weather. Excellent Lunch.Seafood is the Best.Wonderful service from the staff. One of our favorite places to relax and eat.More

Thank Suez5
Alexa F, Public Relations Manager at MainSail, responded to this reviewResponded 27 November 2017

Thank you for sharing your recent experience. We are so glad you were one of the lucky diners who got to enjoy the beautiful weather we've had late into the fall. We are especially thrilled that you enjoyed your lunch and received wonderful service, and...More

Reviewed 22 October 2017

I was told people had mixed experiences at the Mainsail in the Newport Marriott but I thought I'd give it a try. At least I could sit and watch the seaport while I ate. Being a Marriott Hotel I expected overpriced but fairly good food....More

1  Thank TexasRoadrash
Alexa F, Public Relations Manager at MainSail, responded to this reviewResponded 24 October 2017

Dear TexasRoadRash, Thank you for taking the time to share your MainSail dining experience. We are deeply disappointed to read your review. Our kitchen uses the freshest ingredients to create our New England cuisine, and we are very sorry that your meal was underwhelming. We...More

Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

We had the steamed lobster and they were wonderful. The ambience is great along with good views. Staff was nice and service excellent. It is right in the center of things in Newport. Very highly recommend.More

Thank LiketoeatCincinnati
Alexa F, Public Relations Manager at MainSail, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2017

Thank you for sharing your recent experience. We are so glad you enjoyed your steamed lobster, a must-have when visiting New England! We are also thrilled that your service was excellent during your visit. We hope you'll visit us again during your next trip to...More

Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

We usually are not that impressed with the hotel restaurants where we are staying. This was definitely the exception. Nice menu...wonderful food...excellent service...very nice harbor view...Definitely one to consider in you are in the area.More

Thank Kevin P
Alexa F, Public Relations Manager at MainSail, responded to this reviewResponded 20 September 2017

Dear Kevin, Thank you for sharing your recent experience. We are thrilled to hear you were pleasantly surprised by MainSail during your recent visit. Our position on the harbor gives each seat a great view, and our team worked very hard to create a menu...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, View, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 21:45
07:00 - 14:00
Monday
17:00 - 21:45
06:30 - 14:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 21:45
06:30 - 14:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 21:45
06:30 - 14:00
Thursday
17:00 - 21:45
06:30 - 14:00
Friday
17:00 - 21:45
06:30 - 14:00
Saturday
17:00 - 21:45
07:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 25 Americas Cup Ave, Inside the Newport Marriott, Newport, RI 02840-3032
  • Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Newport
  • Phone Number: +1 401-849-7788
Description
Visit Mainsail for a contemporary American menu of local New England dishes made from the freshest ingredients. When you're looking to connect or unplug, head to Plank Bar for a relaxed social experience, tantalizing appetizers and well-crafted drinks. The Skiff Bar offers the best view in Newport along with specialty cocktails, craft and local brews and delicious appetizers
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