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22 Bowen's Wine Bar & Grille

Bowens Wharf, Newport, RI 02840
+1 401-841-8884
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Overview
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good29%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“steak” (238 reviews)
“delmonico” (14 reviews)
“creamed spinach” (18 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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Bowens Wharf, Newport, RI 02840
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Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

We stopped by to have lunch. My husband and I spilt a bowl clam chowder and a French dip sandwich. First the chowder was very good. Our server brought out separate spoons and oyster crackers for each of us. When they bought out the sandwich...More

Thank Kenmarsam
Kim W, General Manager at 22 Bowen's Wine Bar & Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 31 October 2016

Dear Kenmarsam, Thank you for your very kind words about 22 Bowen's and for taking a moment to post a five-star review. I am so pleased you and your husband enjoyed your visit with us and am thrilled to know you will be back to...More

Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

My husband and I always wanted to try the restaurant but never got the chance to. On our third trip to Newport, we made reservation for a Monday night. It was pretty busy. We ordered the tuna tartare and steak tartare. They were both delicious...More

Thank VeeM20
Kim W, General Manager at 22 Bowen's Wine Bar & Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 25 October 2016

Dear VeeM20, Thank you for your effort to dine with us at 22 Bowen's and for your very kind review. I am thrilled that your expectations were met after trying to visit us twice before, and I appreciate your wonderful details of your experience here....More

Reviewed 24 October 2016

On a recent visit to Newport, Rhode Island, we stopped in at 22 Bowen's for a beer / glass of wine at the bar while walking and exploring downtown. Fortunately it was not too busy as we arrived around 5.30pm ... but the time we...More

Thank Sue_near_Boston
Kim W, General Manager at 22 Bowen's Wine Bar & Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 25 October 2016

Dear Sue, Thank you for your visit to 22 Bowen's recently and for your candid review of your experience with us. I am glad you enjoyed your cocktails, however I apologize if our bartender seemed unfriendly in any way. Our business is gracious hospitality and...More

Reviewed 24 October 2016

Not bad food, good waiter, that's good enough to make your family vacation works! Lobster roll is a little bit fishy..More

Thank Janelulu88
Kim W, General Manager at 22 Bowen's Wine Bar & Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 25 October 2016

Dear Janelulu88, Thank you for dining with us at 22 Bowen's and for your kind 5-star review! I am glad you enjoyed your experience with us despite a bit of fishy-ness in your lobster roll. I apologize if it was not 100% satisfactory. I hope...More

Reviewed 24 October 2016

When next you decided to head to Newport to tour the Mansions, make sure you stop in afterwards (or the evening before) at 22 Bowen's Wine Bar & Grille - great food and a very solid wine list for you to select from. As importantly,...More

Thank Don R
Kim W, General Manager at 22 Bowen's Wine Bar & Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 25 October 2016

Dear Don, Thank you for your five-star review and wonderful compliment to Mike! I am thrilled that you enjoyed your visit to 22 Bowen's, from our menu to our wine selections and of course, service. I will be sure to share your review with Mike....More

Reviewed 22 October 2016

We were on a tour bus in this city. There happened to be a seafood festival going on for the weekend on the water front. Alot of vendors, good music, & good food. We decided to go inside of 22 Bowens as there was no...More

Thank Rita O
Kim W, General Manager at 22 Bowen's Wine Bar & Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 25 October 2016

Dear Rita, Thank you so much for stopping into 22 Bowen's and for posting such a nice review. I had to smile when I read your opinion of our fish and chips - I am so pleased you enjoyed it so much. I appreciate your...More

Reviewed 21 October 2016

I had dinner there last week Saturday when I saw a mouse run past my foot. The restaurant comped our appetizer as a result. The only reason we even stayed after seeing the mouse was because we were with a party of 6 and didn't...More

Thank Ptwizzle
Kim W, General Manager at 22 Bowen's Wine Bar & Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 25 October 2016

Dear Ptwizzle, I was very concerned when I learned of your experience at 22 Bowen’s, and I genuinely apologize for the encounter you and your party experienced. I assure you that we have a long and excellent record with the Department of Health and, as...More

Reviewed 21 October 2016

Visited during our last visit and this place still delivers. Great setting and layout over two floors with a bar for pre-dinner drinks. Friendly, welcoming front desk staff is replicated by an efficient waiting on team. The pepper crusted steak with peppercorn sauce is one...More

Thank p35
Kim W, General Manager at 22 Bowen's Wine Bar & Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 25 October 2016

Dear p35, Thank you so much for your gracious review of 22 Bowen's. I am so pleased you enjoy so many aspects of our restaurant and that you have continually found our standards high and to meet your expectations. Thank you again for your words...More

Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

On a sunny day, there is no better way of spending the afternoon than having a few drinks sat round the outside bar. The restaurant is popular but is somewhat overpriced for what it has to offer in terms of ambiance and quality of food....More

Thank D S
Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

500 wines by the bottle 50 by the glass Wonderful atmosphere and very friendly servers. Nice international selections at reasonable prices

Thank Bonarrigo
Kim W, General Manager at 22 Bowen's Wine Bar & Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 25 October 2016

Dear Bonarrigo, Thank you for your nice words about 22 Bowen's and for awarding us a five-star rating. I appreciate your comments very much regarding our wonderful wine program and servers. I will be sure to pass them along to the staff! My best, Kim

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Lisette D
5 April 2017|
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Response from 26.2er | Reviewed this property |
I'm sure they will have a Mother's Day brunch. Best to reserve now as that time of year things are very busy in Newport RI.
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lindafromNJ
28 March 2017|
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Response from David L | Reviewed this property |
Very short walk
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lindafromNJ
16 March 2017|
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Response from JKCHAMA | Reviewed this property |
Yes, I would imagine so. There are two levels for dining. Do make sure to make reservations though.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene, Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, View
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Monday
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Friday
11:30 AM - 4:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
11:30 AM - 4:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bowens Wharf, Newport, RI 02840
    (America)
  • Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Newport
  • Phone Number: +1 401-841-8884
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Description
Located amidst bustling Bowen’s Wharf in the heart of downtown Newport, 22 Bowen’s Wine Bar & Grille is a world-class steakhouse serving USDA Prime beef, New England's finest seafood, and is complemented by an award-winning wine list. We look forward to having you experience one of Newport’s best.
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