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Wilcox Tavern

5153 Old Post Rd, Charlestown, RI 02813-1833
+1 401-322-1829
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good22%
  • Average12%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible3%
8 Nov 2017
“Reopened under new ownership”
1 week ago
“Wilcox Tavern”
Open Now
1:00 PM - 9:00 PMAll hours
American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
5153 Old Post Rd, Charlestown, RI 02813-1833
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Reviewed 1 week ago

On a cold snowy drive home from Newport, we stopped in on a whim. Warm and welcoming, the atmosphere, food and people were amazing. Mia, the owner, has done an amazing job of restoring the original feel of this 1730's tavern with all of the...More

Thank surfgoddess99
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A cold windy night in RI in December, but the Wilcox Tavern was nice and warm. The food was excellent and our waitress Lorraine was outstanding. The owner Mia came around to check on the tables. I feel that makes the place special to know...More

Thank goody677
Reviewed 6 December 2017

Went Sunday evening for the Prime Rib! Everything was perfect, ambiance, service, the food and reasonably priced!

Thank Jonathan B
Reviewed 17 November 2017

Less than 2 miles from our house this has become a favorite. Food is consistently good, wait staff are efficient and friendly and the atmosphere relaxing (the fireplace in the pub is now operational, with upholstered furniture for true comfort). Adequate selection of local beers...More

Thank Jim B
Reviewed 8 November 2017

We had not been since they reopened this fall. The decor is pretty much the same as it was years ago. The food is ok, not bad but not great. They are trying! Service was very good but we felt a little rushed. Saturday night...More

Thank Craig M
Reviewed 8 November 2017

This Charlestown staple closed just as I was moving into town(something I said?) and recently reopened. Took my wife there for our anniversary to check it out and was glad I did. Prime rib was great as was lava cake and lemon Chelo cake. Wilcox...More

Thank Joe D
Reviewed 28 October 2017

A beautiful restaurant with a moderately priced meals and above priced drinks. Of the three cocktails delivered to our table (two martinis and a Manhattan) not one was finished. The drinks were undrinkable and served unvarnished. The chipano was served less less than warm. The...More

Thank AJS00
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

The tavern had been closed for a couple of years. Reopens recently with a new owner and it’s great. Best prime rib I’ve had in a long time. The QUALITY of the beef was excellent and done the way we ordered. Very tender and flavorful....More

Thank Roland L
Reviewed 11 October 2017

This is going to be my new go to place for sure. Wonderful menu, bar, service, staff and you just cannot beat the ambiance of the old farmhouse. I was told when winter comes, there will be a fire in the beautiful old fireplace and...More

Thank ReneBene
Reviewed 6 October 2017

Our party of 7 went to the newly renovated and opened Tavern several weeks ago. One of the party had heard they were open again. We made reservations, and when we arrived, we were seated promptly. We went around 5:30, and by the time we...More

Thank spurgirl3
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
1:00 PM - 8:00 PM
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
3:00 PM - 8:00 PM
3:00 PM - 8:00 PM
3:00 PM - 8:00 PM
1:00 PM - 9:00 PM
1:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5153 Old Post Rd, Charlestown, RI 02813-1833
  • Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  South County  >  Charlestown
  • Phone Number: +1 401-322-1829
  • E-mail
Wilcox Tavern has re-opened, after 4 years of hibernation. We are proud to offer simple classic American cuisine, priced for the locals! Swing on in and enjoy the colonial cozy setting. We offer a full bar, serving dinner nightly and lunch Friday, Saturday & Sunday's at 1 pm. Cheers!
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