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The Lobster Bar

31 Bowens Wharf, Newport, RI 02840-3004
+1 401-619-2890
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good42%
  • Average16%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
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“lobster” (203 reviews)
“steamers” (21 reviews)
“fresh seafood” (20 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
31 Bowens Wharf, Newport, RI 02840-3004
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We almost left over the strict no substitution policy on the entree sides. In the end, it worked out that I wanted the sides from my husband’s dish and he wanted mine. So we stayed and we enjoyed the actual food in spite of our...More

Thank WCDeb
Reviewed 3 days ago

Went there for lunch today to eat a fresh steamed lobster, but was left disappointed with both the service and food. We ordered the stuffed 1 1/4lb lobster but found out it was mostly stuffed with bread stuffing and little else. After complaining to the...More

Thank Kidsbritmom
Reviewed 1 week ago

The view is what draws your attention. You are right on the water. The food was good. We had steamers, lobster salad roll and fish sandwich. It is a good place for lunch.

Thank lindafromNJ
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had dinner with my husband last Saturday while on a weekend getaway with my husband. We didn’t have a reservation but it was only a 30 minute wait on a Saturday evening. The stuffed lobster my husband ordered was reasonably priced. It’s meaty but the...More

Thank Rose M
Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant has one thing going for it - location! This is right on the Bowens Wharf, with some seating right on the water. It was a great summer evening when we went, and we managed to get a table right by the water -...More

Thank hmikki
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had raw oysters & clams along with fried clams for an appetizers, then a cup of their lobster bisque and stuffed quahogs as my entree! 10/10 for everything. Will definitely be going again!

Thank alexbouharb
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped here for dinner on the recommendation of a business colleague. We snagged a table outside by the handrail, with fabulous sunset views over the water. The food didn't disappoint - the lobster rolls were delicious! :-) and the cocktails were superb (I had...More

Thank Geoff and Jenni G
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is restaurant is right on the Wharf so the views are spectacular. That said, there were a couple disappointing aspects of our post-lunchtime experience. We got a seat at the bar since there was a confusing line for seating. They were pretty busy, so...More

Thank Scott B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a nice location but had the worst Lobster Mac and cheese ever! In top of that it was $25 and we threw it out after 2 bites.

Thank tlccorkmaster
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Arrived ahead of kids. Wouldn't let us sit until all were present. Could have spent money at the bar...instead had to wait. Kids arrived in strollers. Hostess said no strollers...then 3 strollers past by inside restaurant. Need a manager who manages. Food is really good....More

Thank David W
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Tricia H
11 February 2015|
Response from Laurie R | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure if there is an outdoor patio. This is in NJ there is snow on the ground.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, View, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 31 Bowens Wharf, Newport, RI 02840-3004
  • Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Newport
  • Phone Number: +1 401-619-2890
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