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The Surf

32 Dodge St, New Shoreham, Block Island, RI 02807
+1 401-466-2241
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good38%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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American, Seafood, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
32 Dodge St, New Shoreham, Block Island, RI 02807
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

While on Block Island, The Surf, is a great place to go for a drink with friends or meet for lunch, or dinner. Outdoor sitting, over looking the water, makes the ambiance extra nice. The menu has a wide variety of items on it, from...More

Thank 422richards422
Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

The restaurant here is right on the beach and over looks the harbor and where the ferries come in. It is right in town and is a great place to go for any meal of the day, the fish they have here is freshly caught...More

Thank margekuff
Reviewed 10 October 2016

Our first visit to Block Island and our first port of call was The Surf. Situated in the harbour a short walk fram the ferry terminal this restaurant set the tone for our short visit. We shared a number of appetisers and mains between us,...More

Thank Bernie L
Reviewed 28 September 2016

I've eaten here for lunch several times on trips to Block Island. The food and service are very good, the adult beverages are creative and delicious and the view is spectacular from any of the outside tables. Look no further for a great experience.

Thank Tbone1007
Reviewed 28 September 2016

We had Saturday brunch in the Surf's classic old dining room. Enjoyed the spinach and cheese omelette. The French toast was tasty, though a tad undercooked and soggy. The view of the long beach to the north is beautiful from the hotel's dining room, the...More

Thank Wendell D
Reviewed 20 September 2016

We stopped by The Surf for lunch and sat on the back deck to enjoy the spectacular view. There was a variety of salads and entrees to select from the menu. We ordered the Endless Summer Salad (mixed greens, strawberries, candied pecans, and crumbled goat...More

Thank jwells3665
Reviewed 19 September 2016

Because we were planning a lobster dinner and didn't want to fill up too much, we only ordered a couple of appetizers for lunch. The "Sweet Heat Calamari was wonderful. Served covered in Sweet Thai Chili Sauce and julienne strips of mango - it worked...More

Thank RaabLong
Reviewed 18 September 2016

Had the pulled pork and rib special -it was excellent! We sat out on the back deck with the beautiful view.

Thank Vermont2cats
Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

We love this restaurant. It has an amazing view from their covered patio. The bar serves the best mudslides and we always visit for lunch for the best lobster rolls on the island.

Thank lollygal
Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

We spent the day on the beach and it was so-so. But the highlight was eating at this restaurant. Sat outside With a great view of the sun setting over ocean. Friends had the calamari which they proclaimed was "the best ever". Since I'm celiac,...More

Thank Gwen M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Seafood, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, View, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 32 Dodge St, New Shoreham, Block Island, RI 02807
  • Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Block Island  >  New Shoreham
  • Phone Number: +1 401-466-2241
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