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Griswolds Tavern

$$ - $$$American, ,
103 Bellevue Ave, Newport, RI 02840-3203
+1 401-846-4660
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  • Excellent21%
  • Very good36%
  • Average26%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible10%
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“burgers” (7 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
103 Bellevue Ave, Newport, RI 02840-3203
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I attempted to eat at this restaurant 3 times in September - October 2017. I was staying at the Viking Hotel and it was a block away with windows open to the sidewalk with a nicely shaped bar. The first time I was solo, the...More

Reviewed 2 days ago

You get a sense of an Old Time Tavern atmosphere. Each item ordered was more food than we could handle. The pricing was moderate. Service was fast and the food was great! An expansive beer/wine list to accommodate any request. They were also able to...More

Thank Giaconucci
Reviewed 2 days ago

typical pub fare with many options. We like baseball and the restaurant definitely does too!! Food was good, pub fare, great service

Thank Messina29786
Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

My son and I went there after his football game for a quick bite. After being seated we were asked what we wanted to drink. We gave our order and several minutes later the waitress returned and said the owner didn't want us served until...More

Thank Stephen J K
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

Stopped here on a rainy night as it was closest to our accommodation. Food was decent and good selection of drinks and specials. Imagine it's fun when busy, but the rain kept people away I think.

Thank Sam B
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

Small and very historic this bar is great for live music and pub food. Good beers and wines. They offer clam chowder, soups, sausages, or crab dip to start. Sandwiches include roasted turkey, corn beef Reuben, burgers. Fish and chips, fried shrimp, and Cavitelli with...More

Thank B W
Reviewed 30 July 2017

We took a break from the Hall of Fame Tennis Tournament and wandered a few blocks until we found this nice pub. We had lobster rolls, which were delicious and came with sweet potato fries and homemade cole slaw. There is a nice selection of...More

Thank Silasroy
Reviewed 22 July 2017

Great place. Ate here twice we enjoyed it so much. The food was excellent portions were big and very friendly service. We will be going back again

Thank Pamsbud
Reviewed 7 July 2017

We wanted a restaurant away from the tourist spots and found Griswolds while strolling near our hotel. The service was quick but not rushed, friendly but not overbearing, and the food was solid. The chips and salsa appetizer was a good start to our meal:...More

Thank Erika F
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

Went here for the 1st time and my husband found a big hair in his food and staff weren't too friendly. Disappointing

Thank Lori L
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Response from Mark D | Reviewed this property |
I do not foresee a long wait. The place has lots of room inside also.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 103 Bellevue Ave, Newport, RI 02840-3203
  • Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Newport
  • Phone Number: +1 401-846-4660
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