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The Spiced Pear

117 Memorial Blvd, Newport, RI 02840-3659
+1 401-847-2244
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good20%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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“spiced pear” (162 reviews)
“kobe beef” (8 reviews)
“tasting menu” (14 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
117 Memorial Blvd, Newport, RI 02840-3659
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This restaurant is located inside The Chandler, a world renown bed and breakfast. We were celebrating Mother’s Day and were seated at the best table in the house overlooking the ocean. Immediately a bottle of their proprietary champagne was delivered compliments of one of our...More

Thank j b
ChanleratCliffWalk, Owner at The Spiced Pear, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear J B, Thank you for your taking time to write a review of your recent experience at The Spiced Pear. We are delighted to hear you had a wonderful Mother's Day celebration. The prix fixe menu is an excellent choice with guest favorites such...More

Reviewed 8 May 2018

We recently ate at The Spiced Pear to celebrate my birthday - beautiful view and wonderful food without the uptight atmosphere we've experienced at other restaurants with a prix fixe menu. The meal was made even better by our awesome waiter Cole who was attentive,...More

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ChanleratCliffWalk, Owner at The Spiced Pear, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Good afternoon LTreonze, Thank you for celebrating your birthday with us at The Spiced Pear. We are pleased to hear your meal was wonderful and that your experience was improved further by your interactions with your waiter, Cole. We look forward to welcoming you back...More

Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

My family went to The Spiced Pear for my mother’s birthday and it was amazing. The service was spectacular and we became very close with our waiter. Due to his friendliness, the meal was so much more enjoyable. Cole was sweet and kind to kids...More

Thank ttreonze
Reviewed 9 April 2018

We've always enjoyed everything the Chanler has to offer from it's exceptional staff and fine dining to it's magnificent view. The recent changes in menu and the new chef at the Spiced Pear have have brought things beyond compare. Elegance and dining in RI is...More

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ChanleratCliffWalk, Owner at The Spiced Pear, responded to this reviewResponded 14 April 2018

Dear Darrin V., Thank you for taking time to write a review of your recent dining experience at The Spiced Pear with our new Executive Chef Matt Voskuil. We are so excited Chef Matt joined our team. He brings 25+ years of experience to our...More

Reviewed 13 February 2018

I had wanted to stay here but the hotel was full for one night of our planned stay. We booked somewhere else nearby (which actually turned out to be great!) but I wanted to visit the hotel and have a drink. Unfortunately the terrace area...More

Thank dee090
Reviewed 4 February 2018

Was considering this location for our wedding. We decided on another venue for other reasons but the food and staff were terrific on our visit

Thank Geoffrey D
Reviewed 24 December 2017 via mobile

This is a special event restaurant for us. Posh decor, crackling fire, excellent service. Food is very good also. Be prepared to pay appropriately.

Thank Flicker42
Reviewed 8 December 2017

Wonderful views and amazing service. The desert flambe was both a fantastic show and a delicious finale. Enjoy!

Thank 112ashley
Reviewed 2 December 2017 via mobile

The most amazing bubbly and great bar environment. Our server Cole went out of his way to accommodate our request for something that was no longer on the menu. Maurice always remembers us by first name and serves a great drink. Love coming back over...More

Thank themiss426
Reviewed 20 November 2017

Romantic restaurant at The Chanler on Cliff Walk hotel. Service was excellent for all 3 of our meals there, we had lunch upon arrival, went there for dinner on a Saturday night and had breakfast the following day. We enjoyed all 3 meals and were...More

Thank Julia L
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Questions & Answers
24 March 2017|
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Response from ChanleratCliffWalk | Property representative |
Dear Jeannelil, The Spiced Pear is not open for lunch, however, our kitchen does serve food. We serve lunch inside the Veranda, which is located directly next to The Bar. During warmer weather, we also serve lunch outside... More
Christine S
28 October 2016|
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Response from ChanleratCliffWalk | Property representative |
Hi Christine, Thank you for your question. We suggest business casual attire when attending The Spiced Pear. Thank you, John Gallo, Marketing Coordinator
James H
26 October 2016|
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Response from ChanleratCliffWalk | Property representative |
Hi James, Thank you for your question. The Spiced Pear does participate in Newport Restaurant Week. From November 4th - November 13th, you can indulge in a three-course prix fixe dinner at The Spiced Pear for $35. We will... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$50
Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, View, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 117 Memorial Blvd, Newport, RI 02840-3659
    (Cliff Avenue)
  • Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Newport
  • Phone Number: +1 401-847-2244
The Spiced Pear’s primary dining room features an open-air kitchen, grand fireplace, and views of the Atlantic Ocean and Easton’s Beach. Well known for its signature ‘New England Tasting Menu’, the restaurant features a symphony of six or nine courses of local New England fare each night in addition to an a la carte menu featuring Continental cuisine.
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