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Tavern on Broadway

$$ - $$$American, ,
16 Broadway, Newport, RI 02840-2938
+1 401-619-5675
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good41%
  • Average5%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
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“brunch” (6 reviews)
“wings” (10 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
16 Broadway, Newport, RI 02840-2938
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped in there for lunch yesterday as they are on the Dine Around card. So glad we did. We had a delicious lunch and such a nice waitress. We will be returning.

Thank Kathy K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When we arrived in Newport it was lunch time and we didn't have any specific plans. We spotted the Tavern and looked at the menu and I saw that they had a large selection so we decided to go. It was a good decision! This...More

Thank Mark S
Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

After walking the Cliff Walk and working up an appetite , we took the trolly back to Broadway and came across the Tavern. Posted menu looked good so we gave it a try. Friendly service and comfortable atmosphere for lunch.

Thank Brian S
Reviewed 27 December 2017

I've dined in every restaurant in Newport for decades... This place is a rare Newport Gem! A Star-Sapphire! Unique combination of pub feel and reasonably priced excellent food, conversation and friendly service from a very well trained staff. The staff's wine suggestions were spot on....More

Thank Tommy C
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

Prime rib for Philly steak sandwich was tough and overdone. Acoustics were annoyingly loud. Could not hold conversation. French fries were good though.

Thank Becky M
Reviewed 18 September 2017

Went here on Wednesday for their buck a shuck oysters. I don't recall what kind we had but they were excellent. Gonna have to go back and try it out for dinner.

Thank Arnie S
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

Great local oysters and the Portuguese Littleneck Clams were spicy and amazing. The staff was very Friendly.

Thank Mary L
Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

As relatively new residents, we live in the neighborhood of this restaurant. Last summer we gave it a try, and the food was mediocre. With so much competition, we didn't return. This week, we decided to give it another try, mostly because we were walking...More

2  Thank pthomas156
Jim B, Owner at Tavern on Broadway, responded to this reviewResponded 3 August 2017

Its rare I will respond to a review of our restaurant, but from what my staff told me about you I wish there was a Trip Advisor review for customers. You'd get zero stars, you were rude and we will not welcome you back again.

Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

You must try the Tavern!!! Exceptional food, delightful mixed drinks and perfected service. One of our new local favs!!! Love the Army flag out front!!!

Thank behrensaj
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

Perfect casual spot for dinner and drinks. Very friendly waitstaff and love the small menu. The menu has the right mix of entrees, sandwiches, apps, and awesome pizza! Always get the wings and they are crispy with several tasty sauces to pick from. Jerk chicken...More

Thank Hockeyfan77
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Groups
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: 16 Broadway, Newport, RI 02840-2938
  • Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Newport
  • Phone Number: +1 401-619-5675
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