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The Newport Lobster Shack

150 Long Wharf, State Pier 9, Newport, RI 02840-2407
+1 401-847-1700
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good25%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lobster bites” (18 reviews)
“fresh lobster” (15 reviews)
“bisque” (17 reviews)
American, Seafood
$$ - $$$
150 Long Wharf, State Pier 9, Newport, RI 02840-2407
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1 - 10 of 146 reviews

Reviewed 2 January 2018

Delicious food, beautiful view and very friendly, fast service. What's not to like? Definitely a fun place to have lunch when visiting Newport.

Thank Rebecca H
Reviewed 1 January 2018

We had lunch here since it was close to our cruise ship dock and was recommended by our tour guide. Well, the guide knew what he was talkeing about. My wife and I shared a boiled lobster, a lobster roll, fried lobster, cole slaw and...More

Thank Robert R
Reviewed 6 December 2017

Great little lobster shack. The lobster rolls and bisque was to die for and the prices were reasonable.

Thank Wamod
Reviewed 21 November 2017

Had the bisque and lobster cakes, service was friendly and sat on outside tables. Bisque was luke warm, very tiny bit of lobster in it, a small serving for the price, and the cakes were bits of fried dough with a sprinkling of meat in...More

Thank Ripitup2014
Reviewed 21 November 2017 via mobile

Awesome food, amazing turn around, fresh and tasty. Slightly away from center of Newport, easy to find parking, nice views onto the port. A+

Thank jacek101
Reviewed 21 November 2017

There are two sections to this wonderful establishment. There is the l Kitchen, a pace where you can purchase prepared meal. Then there is the fresh seafood market. Just step in pick out what you want from the just caught lobsters and crabs, take it...More

1  Thank Danny D
Reviewed 16 November 2017

Service decent, lobster very tough. Not my favorite. Lobster big but tough. Even sweet potatoe fries not goof.

Thank Elizabeth F
Reviewed 14 November 2017

My wife and I stayed at the Wyndam overlooking the harbor and decided to get takeout from the Lobster Shack one evening. In addition to the cost of the lobster, which didn't seem that great, they charged $3 for steaming it and $1 for a...More

Thank Rich O
Reviewed 25 October 2017

Once we finally found this gem, it was the best lunch! Huge,fresh lobster rolls. You can't them any fresher.

Thank Cindy T
Reviewed 21 October 2017

Delicious!!!!! Warm fall day, no crowds, no lines..... Ordered one cup of lobster bisque to try it, loved it so much, went back and ordered TWO more! It was the best lobster bisque I have ever had. Sat at picnic tables under the pavillion. Watching...More

Thank mrscams1
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4 August 2017|
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Response from Deedubu67 | Reviewed this property |
It is close to Visitors Center, no near Thames at all.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$26
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 150 Long Wharf, State Pier 9, Newport, RI 02840-2407
  • Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Newport
  • Phone Number: +1 401-847-1700
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