We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

The Vanderbilt Grill

41 Mary St, Newport, RI 02840-3027
+1 401-846-6200
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good25%
  • Average9%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (7 reviews)
“eggs benedict” (3 reviews)
“halibut” (2 reviews)
Closed Now
All hours
$$ - $$$
41 Mary St, Newport, RI 02840-3027
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (99)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 94 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful dining room with a young enthusiastic but green dining room staff. Food was delicious but pricey. Everything is a la carte. There was piano music that was a lovely backdrop. Stunning Christmas decorations.

Thank Diane T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went here for Christmas dinner and had an outstanding experience. From the cocktails (thanks, Christina) to the food to the service (a very BIG thanks to Elsa who was terrific) to the decor to the live music to the friendliness of everybody we encountered; everything...More

Thank tmueller19
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Ambiance was wonderful, the service was exceptional the meal was less than expected. The Hors d'oerves were average, the entree was extremely disapointing. For the price we were expecting a true Holiday turkey dinner. What we got was a dot of mashed potatoes some...More

Thank Loug24
Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

My husband and I visited here before and loved it. This week we did one of the cocktail classes hosted by bar manager Christina. She was fun, knowledgeable and very nice. She taught us so much about the classic old fashioned cocktail. We also were...More

Thank kristin m
GraceVanderbilt, Manager at The Vanderbilt Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 30 November 2017

Dear kristin m, We would like to sincerely thank you for taking the time to share your most recent visit to the Vanderbilt Grill. Christina and Anthony are so thrilled that you enjoyed the afternoon with them in the bar! The Mixology Class has become...More

Reviewed 14 November 2017

Was there for restaurant week. Great menu foot and price. The service was a little slow but other than that very good.More

Thank drjaf1124
GraceVanderbilt, Manager at The Vanderbilt Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 15 November 2017

Dear drjaf1124, Thank you for sharing your experience with us during your recent visit to the restaurant. We are very happy that you enjoyed the menu offerings for Newport Restaurant Week. We will certainly take the note about slow service under advisement and work to...More

Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

My wife and I went to the Vanderbilt Grill tonight for dinner. Our server Gian Paulo was extremely attentive, friendly and very knowledgeable. We really enjoyed the dishes we ordered and loved the live piano music. The evening was very enjoyable and a great start...More

Thank Torey H
GraceVanderbilt, Manager at The Vanderbilt Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 25 October 2017

Dear Torey H, Thank you for sharing you recent experience dining with us! We are delighted to hear you enjoyed GianPaolo's service, the food and our pianist. Perhaps on your next vacation to Newport you will stop by and visit us again! Warm Wishes, Alex...More

Reviewed 27 September 2017

From our waiter GianPaol to the Chef Stephen Murphy to the Director of Food and Beverage Americas Ian Grant the service was exceptional. This was only to be out done by the quality of the cuisine. My wife and I had an exceptional evening here....More

Thank WmECamp
GraceVanderbilt, Manager at The Vanderbilt Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2017

Dear WmECamp, We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your recent experience dining with us. We strive to offer the best possible experience for all of our guests and i believe we hit the mark. I will be sure to pass on the...More

Reviewed 20 September 2017

It's always a good feeling to be pampered, right? That's how my wife and I felt during our stay at the Grace Vanderbilt Hotel in Newport, Rhode Island. Whether we visited the hotel's signature restaurant, the Vanderbilt Grill, for breakfast, lunch or dinner, we felt...More

Thank Taylor B
GraceVanderbilt, Manager at The Vanderbilt Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2017

Dear Taylor B, Thank you for taking the time to share all of your wonderful experiences dining in the restaurant. We take just as much care in poaching eggs as we do in grilling a filet. We are firm believers that if the Commodore was...More

Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

We only had some cocktails and oysters, and they were very good. The view of the city, wharf and bay was our primary reason for visiting and we were not disappointed. From the time we entered the historic Hotel until we left, the staff was...More

Thank RondaKansasCity
Alex P, Manager at The Vanderbilt Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 2 September 2017

Dear RondaKansasCity, Thank you kindly for taking the time to share your recent experience. We are delighted that you enjoyed your most recent visit to our hotel and roof top bar. We do receive many compliments in regards to the views from the roof as...More

Reviewed 2 June 2017

We have had several great dinner experiences at the Vanderbuilt Grace, all good, this one, not so much. We expected the full menu but were told that this was the "Grille" menu. If you look online the "Grille" menu is considerably more extensive than the...More

1  Thank barbararadebach
Alex P, Manager at The Vanderbilt Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 3 June 2017

Dear barbararadebach, Thank you for sharing your recent experience dining with us. I am disappointed to hear that your visit was any less than spectacular. There are many dining options in Newport for you to choose from and we happened to be the one you...More

Nearby HotelsSee all 21 hotels in Newport
Grace Vanderbilt
633 reviews
.01 km away
Mill Street Inn
591 reviews
.21 km away
Newport Harbor Hotel & Marina
1,369 reviews
.28 km away
Hotel Viking
2,167 reviews
.31 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Brick Alley Pub
2,742 reviews
.19 km away
Benjamin's Restaurant and Raw Bar
1,251 reviews
.23 km away
265 reviews
.24 km away
476 reviews
.13 km away
Nearby Attractions
Touro Synagogue
383 reviews
.19 km away
Trinity Church
114 reviews
.10 km away
Museum of Newport History
41 reviews
.24 km away
Jane Pickens Theater
20 reviews
.16 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
13 May 2017|
Response from Alex P | Property representative |
Good Afternoon! We do suggest that men refrain from wearing shorts or open toed shoes. We do not require a jacket or tie. We hope to see you soon!
Heidi W
6 May 2015|
Response from Alex P | Property representative |
Hello, We are so happy to hear you are interested in our roof deck! We do not require reservations, though we do recommend you come enjoy relatively early, as the space does fill up rather quickly! There are small plates... More
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$50
Drinks, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Open Hours
7:30 AM - 9:00 PM
8:30 AM - 3:00 PM
8:30 AM - 3:00 PM
8:30 AM - 9:00 PM
8:30 AM - 9:00 PM
8:30 AM - 9:30 PM
7:30 AM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 41 Mary St, Newport, RI 02840-3027
    (Clarke Street & Thame Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Newport
  • Phone Number: +1 401-846-6200
  • E-mail
  • This restaurant is at Grace Vanderbilt
In the heart of coastal Newport, The Vanderbilt Grill delivers classic and contemporary dishes that are beautifully presented and grilled to perfection. All of our ingredients are seasonal and regionally sourced to deliver classic New England to all of the senses. Enjoy the comfort of grilled favorites and the taste of upscale familiar dishes. The Vanderbilt Grill is open daily for breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing