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Judge Roy Bean

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$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub, Gastropub
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1 State St, Bristol, RI 02809-1811
+1 401-253-7400
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16:00 - 01:00
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Mon - Thu 16:00 - 01:00
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Bristol, Rhode Island
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33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Went with friends on a Sunday evening. We had a nice light meal, good drinks and the place has a friendly, relaxed atmosphere. Good place to hang out with friends.

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Thank Mari R
Randy R, Manager at Judge Roy Bean, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review Mari! Thrilled you enjoyed your meal and we hope to see you again soon. More 

Springfield, Massachusetts
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22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

After a long walk around this wonderful town, I decided to have supper. I had looked at a number of places, but Judge Roy Bean caught my lingering attention the most. I am very pleased to say that I was not disappointed with my choice. The place had a few customers so one did not feel alone, yet not enough... More 

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Thank SJJLP
Randy R, Owner at Judge Roy Bean, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review! We are thrilled you enjoyed your dinner and our 4 for $4 special! We hope to see you again soon. More 

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51 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

Visiting Bristol RI for the first time for a family birthday surprise held on the second floor of this establishment. Food was great, nice bar and atmosphere. Downstairs it appeared to be a very friendly local watering hole. We would definitely go there again on our own or for a party.

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Thank Doctorj53
Randy R, Owner at Judge Roy Bean, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review! We are glad to hear that the birthday surprise went well and that you would visit us again! More 

Bristol, Rhode Island
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16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

had an early supper with a friend I had not seen in awhile; we each had the pizza of the day, with a mixed green salad. Food was good, service good; when the waitress came to offer dessert, we declined, but agreed we each wanted a cup of coffee; I asked for decaf and was told none was available; we... More 

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Thank sharlot
Randy R, Manager at Judge Roy Bean, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review us. We completely understand that it is odd we did not have decaf coffee or tea. We will definitely be addressing this so that your next visit we will be in stock, thank you! More 

Tekamah, Nebraska, United States
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

Had a wonderful time at this restaurant. There was live music and the food was amazing. The staff was wonderful and the location was across the street from our hotel.

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Thank Kristen F
Randy R, Owner at Judge Roy Bean, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review Kristen! Hope to see you again on your next visit! More 

Meriden, CT
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125 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

In town visiting our grandson at RWU, he recommended having dinner here based on his own experience with other visitors, and our style of dining. It was a great choice because we enjoyed the unique dinner and drink menus that we took advantage of, as well as some standard pub food. On the upscale side, I enjoyed some great local... More 

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1 Thank MeridenTW
Randy R, Owner at Judge Roy Bean, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review! We are thrilled you were able to come by during your visit and get some of the fresh Wellfleet Oysters! We hope to see you again on your next trip! More 

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32 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Live in Bristol and had not been in Judge Roy Bean in awhile. I Thought it was to much of a college crowd. However, all ages were represented on a Sat evening around 7pm. Very pleasantly surprised by the quality of food and the nice beer selection. Awesome French Fries!. I like the set up with the high tables. It... More 

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1 Thank marica810
Randy R, Manager at Judge Roy Bean, responded to this review

Thank you for coming back to enjoy us! Thrilled you loved the food...especially the fries! We look forward to seeing you again! More 

North Adams, Massachusetts
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32 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Stopped in early for a beer and some food. Both were good as was the service. There were some creative options on the menu. Good cross section of patrons. The Happy Hour specials were known by the locals; it would have been helpful if we obvious tourists had been made aware.

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1 Thank eph62
Randy R, Owner at Judge Roy Bean, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review us! We are glad you were able to enjoy our food and drinks, and in the future we will definitely make sure all specials are advertised. Thanks! More 

Bristol, Rhode Island
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36 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

I think they have great wings! I haven't tried anything else there yet, that's our wing place. Great place to watch a game too, high def pictures with good size screens. On nice days they take out the floor to ceiling windows so you can enjoy the ocean breeze.

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1 Thank OwensAdventures12
Randy R, Owner at Judge Roy Bean, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review! Love to hear you are a fan of the wings. We look forward to seeing you again soon! More 

Harwich Port, Massachusetts
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16 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

I had the fried chicken on sweet potato waffles with fries. The waffles were dense gritty and unappetizing. There were two very flat strips of somewhat dry fried chicken. Some tomato and lettuce. This sandwich was definitely not worth the price. We should have eaten at wendys.

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Thank ejcmiddl
Randy R, Owner at Judge Roy Bean, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review us. We are sorry that your Waffle Fried Chicken Sandwich was not enjoyable. I can assure you this is not the norm for us and I do hope you will be willing to give us another chance in the future. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$18
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub, Gastropub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 01:00
Monday
16:00 - 01:00
Tuesday
16:00 - 01:00
Wednesday
16:00 - 01:00
Thursday
16:00 - 01:00
Friday
12:00 - 01:00
Saturday
12:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 State St, Bristol, RI 02809-1811
  • Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Bristol
  • Phone Number: +1 401-253-7400
Description
The all new JR Bean Saloon!!! Come join us for Lunch, Dinner, Drinks and Live Entertainment. Must try the Redneck Sangria or the Smoked Tomato Bloody Mary!

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?