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Boat House Waterfront Dining
Boat House Waterfront Dining

Boat House Waterfront Dining Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.boathousetiverton.com
  • Phone: (401) 624-6300
  • Hours of Operation:
    Monday – Thursday
    11:30 - 9pm

    Friday & Saturday
    11:30 - 10pm

    11:00 - 9pm
    (Brunch 11:00-2pm)
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Seafood, American
  • Executive Chef: Julio Lazzarini
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cafe, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Non-Smoking Area, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Smoking Area, Takeout, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Private Party Facilities: Our southern patio offers exquisite views of the Sakonnet River. The venue is the perfect setting for an event under our awning. We are happy to accommodate cocktail receptions or private dining events. Please call us for more information.
  • Private Party Contact: Boat House (888) 759-5557

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Main St.
  • Parking: Public Lot
A word from Boat House Waterfront Dining
Nestled in the exquisite farming and seaside community of Tiverton, Rhode Island, the Boat House offers waterfront dining on the Sakonnet River. A contemporary and upscale twist on the quintessential seaside eatery, the menu is abundant with fresh, local seafood, meats and organic produce.
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Ambiance
  • Diners' Choice WinnerSeafood
  • Diners' Choice WinnerGreat for Lunch
Diner Reviews
  • "Fish and chips outstanding. Salad with shrimp lacked the goat cheese, otherwise fine. Charged for a tangeray martini, but had ordered and received a bar gin martini. Lobster fritters too heavy , dense with little lobster Service outstanding"
    Dined on 7/9/2014
  • "Great food, service and view. On the water. The sunsets are spectacular."
    Dined on 7/9/2014
  • "We dined to celebrate our Anniversary. Our waiter Tim made it special for us and surprised us with champagne. He took care if us as if we were the only people he had to wait in. Very nice!"
    Dined on 7/8/2014
  • "The view at the Boathouse can't be beat. The food is good, the service excellent, and we had a great time!"
    Dined on 7/7/2014
  • "Went her with my mother and daughter for mother's day and it was fabulous. We started with a drink at the outside bar. Great scenery and great service."
    Dined on 5/11/2014
  • "The food was not as good as we had expected or hoped so that was disappointing but everything else was wonderful, ESP. the location!!"
    Dined on 7/6/2014
  • "Lovely, upscale restaurant with amazing views & food."
    Dined on 7/6/2014
  • "It's always worth the drive to this off the beaten path restaurant. The food & service are consistently great. We enjoy the Sunday Brunch but everything on the menu is delicious...."
    Dined on 7/6/2014
  • "First time at this restaurant. Met a friend for lunch and was blown away by both the view and the food. Service was great as we lingered and enjoyed the outstanding view."
    Dined on 7/5/2014
  • "Put this restaurant on your "must do" list. Great food, sunset, atmosphere, it's got it all. Oh and did I mention the interesting wine list? It's got that too."
    Dined on 6/28/2014
  • "We were so pleased with our decision to come to the Boat House for our 25th anniversary. We were seated at a great table with a beautiful view of the sunset. Our waiter surprised us with champagne which set the mood with romance and really made our celebration extra special. The food was delicious. Order the shrimp and corn chowder! We are told that the view is equally breathtaking in the fall and winter."
    Dined on 7/1/2014
  • "We go to the Boat House several times a year for its very good food and great view and ambience. But starting with the dinner rolls the meal was disappointing. They used to serve home-made crusty round rolls; when some squishy institutional rolls arrived, we asked what happened to the rolls we were expecting. The waitress said management was budget-cutting, and decided the crusty rolls were too expensive. This for a place where an entrée is in the high 20's. After good chowder and salad, I chose the bacon cheeseburger -- normally excellent. It came medium-rare, which was good, but it was cold, the French fries were cold, and the bacon was only partially cooked, so sent it back. Very disappointed. The other entrees were OK."
    Dined on 5/30/2014
  • "Simply outstanding from the service to the food to the view. Truly a RI gem."
    Dined on 6/29/2014
  • "My husband and I had a fabulous anniversary dinner at the Boathouse restaurant. A friend had recommended it, and we made a reservation for our special dinner via Open Table. The restaurant honored our request for a water view table, and wished us Happy Anniversary! The view was amazing, as was the service and food. Our server was excellent: knowledgeable, timely and personable. The food is superb. Everything was cooked expertly and was very flavorful. We recommend the barrada (sp?) salads with swordfish or salmon, the little neck appetizer and the calamari. Even though we live in Boston, we'll be back! It's worth the trip."
    Dined on 6/27/2014
  • "we were very satisfied, very nice menu and wine list. Service was fast and food excellent, will definitely return and alert others."
    Dined on 6/27/2014
  • "Just ask for Ron. Service was superb. Food spot on!"
    Dined on 6/26/2014
  • "Great food and service. Fresh seafood while watching the boats pass by."
    Dined on 6/27/2014
  • "This was our first visit to The Boat House.we brought out of town guests for lunch. We sat outside and thoroughly enjoyed the food, the service and the ambiance. We will surely return."
    Dined on 6/26/2014
  • "The view is fantastic and the staff made sure we could truly enjoy for a birthday dinner. As usual the food is delicious. Scallops perfectly cooked not overdone as in most restaurants. We took a risk and ordered steak at a seafood restaurant, we were not disappointed. Cooked to perfection, melt in your mouth. Our waitress Erin was so attentive and had great knowledge of the menu, she was even able to have our dessert tweaked to our liking! Additionally we never felt rushed and thoroughly enjoyed our dining experience."
    Dined on 6/26/2014
  • "Always a good call, The Boathouse is just an outstanding place to dine in the summer. With views that can't be beat, lovely décor and the freshest of New England seafood, one could not make a better dining choice. Ask for a window table and leave room for dessert!"
    Dined on 6/25/2014
  • "Our waiter, Tim, was just wonderful. If you dine at the Boat House, be sure to ask for him. Enjoy the view!"
    Dined on 6/24/2014
  • "We had a wonderful evening celebrating at the restaurant. The staff was very friendly and very accommodating. It's worth going just for the view! Spectacular! We will neback again next year. Thisisa real gem!"
    Dined on 6/24/2014
  • "The boathouse is a great place if you're have a special occasion or a great place to eat and dine also they have a great bar I took my future fiancé to the boat house l like the views and great the food plus awesome service they also make you feel important lastly the prices are within reach highly recommend"
    Dined on 6/22/2014
  • "sunset is spectacular in addition to great view and fabulous food"
    Dined on 6/21/2014
  • "Another wonderful meal here. I get the scallops every time and they are always cooked to perfection. The view is beautiful and the service was amazing."
    Dined on 6/23/2014
  • "excellent place for lunch with an outstanding view of the taunton river."
    Dined on 6/16/2014
  • "We're regular summer visitors to the Boathouse. Great location right on the water with sunset views that can't be missed. Food is fantastic, though wait staff can be a bit slow - something easily ignored when watching the boats go by."
    Dined on 6/22/2014
  • "Absolutely breathtaking location with sunset view on the water. The food was fabulous. From hall of fame chowder to the Georges Sea Scallops to creme Brule for desert, every bite was delicious. Service was very good. Knowledge able, helpful and attentive. I have never had a bad meal here."
    Dined on 6/21/2014
  • "The Boathouse is beautiful inside and outside. It has become one of my favorite places to dine in the summer, whether it's in the afternoon for a nice lunch outside or for a special occasion dinner. The service is great and the food is outstanding. There isn't the biggest selection on the menu, but everything we have tried on the menu so far has been great, as well as the yummy dessert. Definitely a place to be in the summer. Just make reservations!"
    Dined on 6/21/2014
  • "I took the whole family out to celebrate summer..it was fabulous!"
    Dined on 6/21/2014
  • "My wife and I were looking for a nice scenic spot to celebrate our 11 year anniversary. We were not disappointed. The service was impeccable from the moment we walked in to the moment we left. The best table in the house was waiting for us and the view was stunning. The food was flavorful and amazing and our waiter was very professional. We were even given celebratory glass of champagne, a pleasant surprise. I have already, and will continue to, recommend The Boathouse to all my friends and family."
    Dined on 6/21/2014
  • "I had previously been to the Boat House for Brunch with Girlfriends back in March this year, we had a great time - the food selection was great and tasted even better - the service was impeccable... that's why I decided to go back and try dinner.... I took my Boyfriend as a surprise for his Birthday and it was an awesome evening! We were greeted with a smile and seated promptly near our reservation time at the best table in the restaurant. We enjoyed the view, the sunset was amazing, the waitstaff are super friendly! My Boyfriend enjoyed choices front the raw bar and the Fisherman's Stew, while I had Grilled Ahi Tuna for the first time and it was yummo! Nancy, our waitress, took great care of us - we'll definitely be back - 2 thumbs up!"
    Dined on 6/20/2014
  • "Sadly the restaurant did not honor my request for a table by the windows."
    Dined on 6/18/2014
  • "The food, service,and atmosphere was outstanding . Can't wait to come back!"
    Dined on 6/19/2014
  • "Everything was perfect, as usual! The food , cocktails, service and view are the best."
    Dined on 5/30/2014
  • "We had the pleasure of dining at The Boathouse for our 39th wedding anniversary. We were fortunate to have beautiful weather, so the windows were open, with comfortable breezes gently blowing in. Our drinks at the bar while we waited were refreshing. Bartenders appear to be very knowledgeable and talented. Our server Crystal was very well informed of the items we inquired about, such as where were the oysters in the Fried Oyster App from..(Maryland). It was wonderful to have such attentive, educated service. I always notice the little things, such as she was right there when our wine glasses needed filling, 'crumbing' the table when we were finished with our dinner, etc. The homemade pasta on the Seafood Scampi was delicious also."
    Dined on 6/14/2014
  • "My wife and I love eating out at good restaurants. Living in the Southcoast region of Massachusetts we have many eateries with fresh seafood near the ocean. The Boat House was recommended by a friend, and we have been there twice in two months. It is elegant, the ocean breeze and views are dramatic, the food scrumptious, and the wait staff very attentive and friendly. It is our new favorite restaurant! Very romantic for a date night. Get a babysitter and enjoy your dining experience!"
    Dined on 6/14/2014
  • "We had a really nice Father's Day brunch. Good food, good service, great location. Highly recommended."
    Dined on 6/15/2014
  • "We really enjoyed or time at the Boathouse. The food was delicious and I loved the view."
    Dined on 6/15/2014
  • "They were very kind in finding a place my husband could be comfortable in his wheelchair."
    Dined on 6/15/2014