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The Wharf Pub

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American, Bar, Pub
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37 Bowens Wharf, Newport, RI 02840-3004 (Formerly The Wharf Pub)
+1 401-619-5672
11:00 - 00:00
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Brattleboro, Vermont
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We happened up this place while walking in the area and I am so glad we stopped in. Our server was amazing and helpful (thank you Molly!). The music, the beer and the food was just awesome and the prices reasonable. We loved it so much we are headed back there before we leave the area.

Thank Mary S
New London, Connecticut, United States
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25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The beers are priced like you're at Fenway Park and you are charged for "spicy ketchup" that has no spice - maybe I was given regular ketchup by accident. In the end, the beer selection is good as is the food selection and quality. Guess even pubs in Newport can't help but charge up

Thank Justin Z
Montclair, New Jersey, United States
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16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Find this place by the water and stop in for a drink and snack or meal. I enjoyed Fried Green tomato sliders and sinful tater tots. The service was very nice even though the waitress forgot my second drink! Oh well!

Thank Bonnie J
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36 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My family of five ate dinner at the Wharf Pub during school vacation. We enjoyed the fun atmosphere and decor but the food fell short on flavor and portion size. I ordered the peel and eat shrimp and they were a bot bland . My husband ordered the pig pen tater tots and liked the smoky flavor but the portion... More 

Thank Happyinhamp
Sanbornville, New Hampshire
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145 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

This was the first time we have eaten here and it as a nice surprise. The seafood chowder was delicious. My husband had a cheeseburger and tater tots and he said it was great. My brother in law loved his hot dog with chili. Great beer variety! Our server was wonderful. It was a great lunch.

Thank cyndyjones47
Manchester, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

We had a couple of great nights at the bar during our stay in Newport. As you enter from the street, it looks to be quite small but it opens in into a spacious restaurant. We didn't eat there but managed to have a game of Bingo on one of the nights. Great atmosphere. Friendly staff.

Thank Michael O
South Windsor, Connecticut
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24 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2017

My wife & I went into The Wharf Pub for a little libation and a smal bite to hold us over till dinner. We sat at the bar which we do frequently. After our barthender Shaun gave us a couple of different beers to taste we settled on a couple. We looked at the menu and decided the Fish &... More 

Thank JohnMcko
Boston, Massachusetts
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36 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2017

We were visiting Newport for the first time and decided to stop in to the Wharf Pub for lunch. We were tempted by the Fish & Chips, but decided to order Peen n' Eat shrimp instead so that we could also try the tots. We ordered the pizza tots and they were served hot in a cast iron skillet -... More 

Thank Reece L
Milford, Massachusetts
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607 reviews
254 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 940 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2017

The server started us out with delicious toasted bread with a hummus spread. The fish & chips were yummy with a light batter. The mustardy cole slaw had just enough heat.

Thank Nikko4Me
Boston, Massachusetts
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3 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

The food was ok. We ordered steak and chicken dishes both of which were standard pub fare. Staff were friendly and they mananged to get us a table at short notice on New Year's Eve. The food took slightly longer I would have expected, however it was a busy night.

Thank kymshortill

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 37 Bowens Wharf, Newport, RI 02840-3004 (Formerly The Wharf Pub)
  • Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Newport
  • Phone Number: +1 401-619-5672
The Wharf Pub is a Gastric Style Pub with Comfort Food. Under new ownership as of December of 2012. Open 7 days per week for dinner at 5pm. Lunch served on the weekends at 12pm. Outdoor seating available in the Summer. Located in downtown Newport close to shopping, hotels and parking.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?