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@The Deck

1 Waites Wharf, Newport, RI 02840-3429
+1 401-846-3600
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good36%
  • Average19%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
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“open kitchen” (4 reviews)
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American, Bar
$$ - $$$
1 Waites Wharf, Newport, RI 02840-3429
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Reviewed 16 October 2017

Off season Friday night dinner, made a reservation but when we arrived we were the only people in the dining room. the hostess proceeded to give us the worst table, then when we asked move us to the 2nd worst table. On the 3rd try...More

Thank golfnut51
Reviewed 18 September 2017

first time we showed up for our reservation they were closed! rescheduled and went for dinner. the food was ok but way overpriced the entrees were higher than any other restaurant in town. the food was not bad, just ok.

Thank Arnie S
Reviewed 19 August 2017

Food was very bad, almost inedible. Bartender made good drinks, and waitress was great in spite of the food...

Thank Kathleen A S
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

You could hardly have a better seat for the famously stunning Newport sunsets. We had seared ahi tuna, cod, fish chowder and cesar salad, all better than many of the more upscale restaurant in Newport. The DJ played an awesome set of 90's music!

1  Thank HnossDesign
Reviewed 5 August 2017

Came here for a big group dinner which turned into drinks and dancing. The food was very average but once it turned into a bar and dance floor it became an awesome night life scene! I would recommend this place for drinks and dancing but...More

Thank Brianna C
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

They used to have a nice menu inside and a casual, barely edible menu outside...they now offer the same menu inside and outside and the food was awful and very expensive. Bar uses all premixed drinks, nothing is made unless you count beer on tap......More

Thank BostonScubachic
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

Upon arrival to The Deck the hostess informed us we could only have a table outside if we were eating, not just for drinks. We sat at the outside bar. Unfortunately, the only seats available were in front of a DJ and speakers blasting pop...More

1  Thank Yachtcaptain7979
Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

I have been coming here for years. I love the food and being one who loves Chorizo I really enjoy Chef Matts Portuguese influence on many traditional dishes. But in my last couple of visits it has become clear to me that the focus is...More

1  Thank Allan B
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

Really wanted to go to this restaurant but the app and webpage was wrong. They were closed on Tuesday's so when we drove there, found out the hard way!

Thank Shelly L
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

Got there 6:45 on Thursday, we were the only people there. Walking in, smelled like bad grease- should have walked away. Onion soup was good, mussels were overpowered with chorizo and garlic. Brick chicken was bland. Even had to change out dirty silverware. Went to...More

Thank AbbieM2011
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
American, Bar
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
View, Bar Scene
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Waites Wharf, Newport, RI 02840-3429 (Formerly West Deck)
  • Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Newport
  • Phone Number: +1 401-846-3600
  • E-mail
The Deck Restaurant is located on Waites Wharf in Historic Downtown Newport, Rhode Island. We invite you to come experience The Culinary likings of Chef Matthew J. Holmes which are sure to please your guests and family and make the most memorable dining experience Newport has to offer.The Deck is an extraordinary choice to host any upcoming special occasion. Having both inside and outside venue options coupled with delectable cuisine choices for an event menu makes for easy planning.The Deck Executive Chef, Matthew J. Holmes has skillfully created an exquisite upscale menu built on "Nouvelle Cuisine." Chef Matthew thoughtfully prepares the most refined dishes mastering his own authentic delectable taste of Newport. With over 11 years experience as both an a Executive Chef and catering unique events, Chef Matthew and his professional kitchen staff are excited to have you join us for a dinner to remember as we offer cozy table seating... and if you want to get a closer glimpse of Chef Matthew in action, you can have a front row seat dining at our bar over looking our exhibition style open kitchen
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