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The Mooring

1 Sayer, Newport, RI 02840
+1 401-846-2260
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Overview
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good30%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“doughnuts” (232 reviews)
“seafood” (391 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
1 Sayer, Newport, RI 02840
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We would have given them a 'very good' review, except both of our entrees, while tasty, included sand. B had the scallops and one was very sandy. I had the Portuguese Cod and the clams were sandy. The coffee was excellent and Amanda, our service...More

Thank GailCooks
Dan F, General Manager at The Mooring, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear GailCooks, Thank you for joining us and glad you enjoyed the coffee and the service. I am sorry to hear we did not earn that "very good" review status. We never like to hear that a guest did not enjoy their meal. Our apologies....More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Perfect for lunch on a nice day or evening cocktails. New England style seafood, expertly prepared. Nice ambiance with good views. Definitely make this one of your foodie stops in Newport!

Thank tabi_travels
Dan F, General Manager at The Mooring, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you! We are glad you found everything expertly prepared and that you enjoyed the ambiance. Hope you can come back soon and join us again for more. Gratefully, Dan Fischer General Manager

Reviewed 1 week ago

My boyfriend took me to this restaurant for my birthday celebration and boy did we have a fabulous time! The restaurant has a perfect location, right on the water and has a perfect view of the sunset. The atmosphere is sophisticated, but lively, and you...More

Thank bridget44424
Dan F, General Manager at The Mooring, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Dear bridget44424, That's what we like to hear! Thank you for choosing The Mooring to celebrate your special day and I am glad to hear everything exceeded your expectations. We are grateful for the kind review and hope you can come back again soon and...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I went here for our anniversay dinner. The food was great and the service was excellent. They also have some great non alcoholic beverages. The views from this restaurant are also amazing. We went at sunset which was an added bonus. The...More

Thank emahase
Dan F, General Manager at The Mooring, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear emahase, Thank you for the kind review and we are honored that you chose to celebrate your anniversary at The Mooring. I'm glad you had a great experience too. We appreciate the recommendation and hope we see you again soon. Gratefully, Dan Fischer General...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was our family’s favorite restaurant on our trip to Newport. It was crowded and reservations were needed when we were in town. They had many seafood options as well as steak, chicken, sandwiches, salads, etc. They also had a good children’s menu. They were...More

Thank AGW42103
Dan F, General Manager at The Mooring, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear AGW42103, We are honored to be your favorite restaurant on your trip to Newport and so glad you enjoyed everything. I'm also glad to hear the team was helpful with your son's allergies. We know it can be challenging to dine out with food...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You cannot leave Newport without eating in this restaurant .....Everything we had was very good.....We started with the bag of donuts and clam chowder....Bag of donuts were good and the chowder was very very good...If you have never had the bag of donuts I would...More

Thank darlene z
Dan F, General Manager at The Mooring, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Darlene, We wish everyone lived by your declaration that you can't leave Newport without eating at The Mooring! :) Thank you for the very kind review and I am glad you enjoyed everything from the chowder to the service. We hope you come back...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a business associate in from out of state. He represents a big Hotel Chain and I wanted him to experience a great seafood dinner. His first time to Newport, and being from down south, I wanted a restaurant I knew would be good. Selected...More

Thank DDR333
Dan F, General Manager at The Mooring, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear DDR333, Thank you for leaving such a nice review and I am glad you enjoyed. It's an honor that you selected The Mooring to make sure your associate had a great seafood experience and I am so happy we didn't disappoint. I am looking...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I went here with my boyfriends family for cocktails one night before dinner, and then a second time for Easter dinner. The food was excellent- I️ had the scallop chowder and cod for dinner- both I️ would highly recommend. The service was also great! I...More

Thank Melissa A
Dan F, General Manager at The Mooring, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Melissa, Thank you for the nice review and I am glad you could visit us twice over the weekend. I'm happy to hear you enjoyed and we appreciate the recommendation! Gratefully, Dan Fischer General Manager

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food here was delicious. My husband had the raw oysters and my daughter and I shared a crab cake. The entrees were delicious as well. The meal was fairly reasonable considering that we both had three mixed drinks. They validated our parking as well...More

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Dan F, General Manager at The Mooring, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for the review and I am happy to hear you enjoyed the meal, but I am sorry that the party next to your table detracted from your enjoyment. We try to provide a comfortable environment for all and our host team will always...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely delicious and great service. Friendly staff even tho this place was packed. Paid parking but they validate 3 hours.

Thank Monanbu
Dan F, General Manager at The Mooring, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you Monanbu! Glad you enjoyed. Gratefully, Dan Fischer General Manager

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Patricia B
12 March 2018|
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Response from Seena F | Reviewed this property |
Probably depends on where you sit but we were in fireplace room and it was fine
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missktraveldine
20 January 2018|
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Response from guyc171 | Reviewed this property |
Great Question, I guess I do not know since I never tell anyone how old or when my birthday is. Truth be told I usually forget the date. LOL
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Melissa D
14 November 2017|
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Response from Decaf7 | Reviewed this property |
Definitely casual but would think everyone would up their game for Thanksgiving.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$30 - US$80
Meals
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Validated Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, View, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Monday
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Friday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Sayer, Newport, RI 02840
    (America's Cup Ave.)
  • Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Newport
  • Phone Number: +1 401-846-2260
Description
The ideal embodiment of Newport dining: the freshest seafood, al fresco seating, expansive harbor views, and warm hospitality. Our award-winning wine list is one of the most acclaimed in New England.
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