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The White Horse Tavern

26 Marlborough St, Newport, RI 02840-2599
+1 401-849-3600
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good30%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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American, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
26 Marlborough St, Newport, RI 02840-2599
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Reviewed yesterday

Nice atmosphere; great service; great food; I would highly recommend with a stay in Newport; small stairway to second floor so need to be able to go up this

Thank Hermes K
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

First. make sure on wear collared shirt. I received a call for confirmation of reservation and they review dress code. Service and food was amazing. my husband is a picky eater. Chicken was fresh and flavorful (this is coming from a guy that is a...More

Thank Joanne B
Reviewed 2 days ago

Slightly off the Thames St hustle and bustle, this colonial style building reeks with history and charm. First, I would like to compliment the staff that serviced us as they made us feel as if we had been regulars. Thanks to Simon, Megan, and Faith....More

Thank TonyK300
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a delightful experience in this historic old colonial building in Newport! None of the four of us felt rushed at any time and had attentive servers who did not hover over the table but were always there when we need something...service as it should...More

Thank BeachmanBob
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As you may know this is the oldest tavern food place still in operation in the USA. A White horse would be painted on a building letting people food and lodging were available. This being the oldest it is fine dining at its best

Thank Bob G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We drove from providence to see the cliffwalk & the oldest tavern in America. Sometimes these places have been too commercialized, cleaned up too much or made too silly to be authentic. But we are happy to say that White Horse Tavern had both an...More

Thank JP L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great choice in Newport, a lot of history here. Our server's suggestions were spot on, we started with the scotch egg, wonderful presentation, the fluke special was great and the brussels sprouts appetizer as a side was excellent. Butterscotch bread pudding was very nice as...More

1  Thank RKAustin
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Been coming here for 30 years. Never disappointed. Attentive and friendly service. Great food and love the colonial atmosphere. Scallops were wonderful and the fluke special was delicious. Looking forward to our next visit.

Thank Barry M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

How can you go wrong with having lunch in a 450 year old tavern, with a roaring fireplace, great service, and delicious food? My husband started with a bowl of clam chowder, which was creamy, well seasoned, and full of clams and potato chunks. The...More

Thank marisa13
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a must visit historic restaurant in Newport. We enjoyed the ambiance and atmosphere and had a nice dinner. The Beef Wellington, Lobster Mac and Cheese and the Bread Pudding were all wonderful choices. FYI though, the clam chowder is broth based and not...More

Thank HHWpk
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Marion C
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Response from Millied | Reviewed this property |
Menu can be found on their website
9 September 2016|
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Response from John S | Reviewed this property |
smart casual is fine.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$39
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 26 Marlborough St, Newport, RI 02840-2599
    (Farewell St)
  • Public Transportation: The White Horse Tavern is a quarter mile up Marlborough Street from the Newport Gateway and Visitors Center.
  • Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Newport
  • Phone Number: +1 401-849-3600
  • E-mail
At The White Horse Tavern we strive to create a fresh, contemporary culinary experience in a historic tavern atmosphere. Like generations before us, we serve the freshest fish, clams and lobsters from Narragansett Bay along with just-picked produce from local Rhode Island's farms. We embrace RI's vibrant food scene to bring you the very best artisan cheeses, honeys, prime cuts of beef and local fish right off the boat - all in a Colonial tavern that's been serving America for over 350 years. So join us for a taste of 21st century Rhode Island in our 17th century White Horse. You won't be disappointed!
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