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The Dining Room at Castle Hill Inn

590 Ocean Ave, Newport, RI 02840-6518
+1 888-466-1355
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good18%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (60 reviews)
“lobster roll” (64 reviews)
“amuse bouche” (11 reviews)
Open Now
5:45 PM - 9:00 PMAll hours
American, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
590 Ocean Ave, Newport, RI 02840-6518
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a fantastic view of Narragansett Bay, with waves crashing on the rocks. The food was excellent also!

Thank Rich K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great restaurant with a commanding view of Newport harbor and the passageway to the ocean. The restaurant is quite expensive but the food and service are top notch. Plenty of free parking including valet service if you are so inclined. The building and grounds are...More

Thank Bob W
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The service here was sensational- attentive, not pretentious. The Food- truly outstanding: ravioli app, meat two ways, and raspberry souffle OMG- with special extras to boot- fennel mousse amuse bouche I am still dreaming about, never mind chocolates for dessert (they need to sell the...More

Thank Carol L
Reviewed 13 September 2017

Ladies Weekend Adventure found us lucky enough to get reservations on a Friday evening. After cocktails in the bar which were well executed we were seated promptly in the dining room. (a lass we did not have an ocean view, but it was past sunset...More

Thank LeanderLil
Reviewed 12 September 2017

Top Notch restaurant. Spectacular views. Excellent service. Great food. Always a pleasure to dine here. My wife and I visit every September and look forward to the experience every time. I enjoy meeting the wait staff that usually come from various countries throughout the world....More

Thank rjt14
Reviewed 10 September 2017

Went on a Sunday. Beatiful view and patio. Service and food were very good. They also have seating for cocktails on the lawn overlooking the water. A must stop at if you go to Newport. There is also a beautiful easy trail at the end...More

Thank mlinla
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

For the best lobster roll in town, elect to sit outside on the patio and enjoy the stunning view. Exceptional service. This is a special and memorable place.

Thank dvalella
Reviewed 7 September 2017

My son and I enjoyed a gorgeous August mid day lunch on a somewhat chilly summer day. The view here is probably one of the best in Newport. We sat outside on the patio and it was just lovely. Food was great; my son had...More

1  Thank citygal14
Reviewed 29 August 2017

We went without a reservation, so had to sit at the bar; but we sat at the window bar so we had a beautiful view of the harbor and the sailboats gliding by. I had a caesar salad with shrimp that was delicious. I would...More

1  Thank GinnyandRon
Reviewed 28 August 2017

The experience was wonderful. The prix fixe was well priced considering the quality of the meal. The dish of the ravioli with poached lobster and zucchini flowers was the best dinner I have had this summer! The service was impeccable. They were professional, courteous and...More

Thank DrM54
Anthony B, Manager at The Dining Room at Castle Hill Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 4 September 2017

Thank you so much for joining us and for the kind review. I'll be sure to share with Desiree and the entire team - it really means a lot to us that you share the wonderful experience! Hope to see you again soon, Anthony

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Meg I
9 July 2017|
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Response from sandra r | Reviewed this property |
First come Furst serve....a great view too!
Meg I
9 July 2017|
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Response from Rod S | Reviewed this property |
1st come 1st served. Lawn chairs are somewhat limited, but the lawn is always available.
Robert P
18 May 2017|
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Response from trunkjunk | Reviewed this property |
Yes to all your questions. Parking is very convenient. Recommend you call the restaurant in advance and give them your concerns. They are extremely customer service oriented.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$100
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Valet Parking, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, View, Romantic
Open Hours
5:45 PM - 9:00 PM
5:45 PM - 9:00 PM
5:45 PM - 9:00 PM
5:45 PM - 9:00 PM
5:45 PM - 9:00 PM
5:45 PM - 10:00 PM
5:45 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 590 Ocean Ave, Newport, RI 02840-6518
    (Ocean Drive)
  • Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Newport
  • Phone Number: +1 888-466-1355
  • E-mail
  • This restaurant is at Castle Hill Inn
The Dining Room at Castle Hill Inn has been the backdrop of memorable occasions for over a century, residing inside a historic mansion built in 1875. The Forbes Four Star restaurant presents a prix fixe menu showcasing the talents of Chef Lou Rossi and his culinary team. We are blessed with a location that is second to none in New England - not only for the view, but for the bounty provided by our surrounding lands being brought to your table.
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