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Tavern by the Sea

16 W Main St, North Kingstown, RI 02852-5162
+1 401-294-5771
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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good45%
  • Average17%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“lobster salad” (10 reviews)
“chowder” (13 reviews)
“fries” (13 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 21:00All hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub, Soups
$$ - $$$
16 W Main St, North Kingstown, RI 02852-5162
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Been here once and it was worth it! Great stop between shopping! Great food, service and scenery. Definitely a place to visit.

Thank lynnealbright
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Really wanted to like this place but nothing memorable. Food is just ok. Nothing special or creative. The view is just a stream with another building in full view. Very pricey too. $18 for fish and chips! They are the only full restaurant in the...More

Thank cairns700
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We decided to try this place for lunch. I had been there a while ago and it was a good experience. And it was a good experience this time as well. They have a great menu with lots of choices. We both ordered the Turkey...More

Thank michelewave04
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There was a wait to be seated as the restaurant was very busy, though there was some confusion. We had been out all day and it had been recommended to us (we had drinks at the water side downstairs bar a year previously). We were...More

Thank Bob F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good location for this quaint little town. The food was about average or maybe just above average. The prices, I thought were very high. I understand they only have about 4-5 months to make ends meet but it's not the Ritz Carlton. Service was good...More

Thank MrPudly
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Penne Pasta with rubber chicken. The manager came over and offered to have the chicken remade. No thanks, it was bad the first time...why would I want it to be made again? We get the bill and there was a full charge for the meal....More

Thank Susan D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great place located in the heart of Wickford Village. We were able to sit out on the deck and enjoy the beautiful night. The food and service were exceptional, we look forward to returning at the end of the summer!

Thank NatickMAtravel4fun
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

Had lunch with coworkers and a customer. The outdoor seating was perfect next to the water. The fish and chips were very good, the chowder is excellent.

Thank Jeffrey W
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

This is a cute restaurant that I really wanted to like. I love the wickford area, and this would be a great spot to sit out on the deck for a drink on a nice day. Unfortunately, it was rainy the day I went (2...More

Thank RhodyTraveler401
Reviewed 30 April 2017

Temp was about 85, sat outside. Lobster roll and gyro. Both were very good, Location is great, sitting by the water. Then walk the small downtown area.

Thank John L
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$16 - US$16
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub, Soups
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, View
Open Hours
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 17:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16 W Main St, North Kingstown, RI 02852-5162
  • Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  South County  >  North Kingstown
  • Phone Number: +1 401-294-5771
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