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About 22 Bowens Wine Bar and Grille
Located amidst bustling Bowen’s Wharf in the heart of downtown Newport, 22 Bowen’s Wine Bar & Grille is a world-class steakhouse serving USDA Prime beef, New England's finest seafood, and is complemented by an award-winning wine list. We look forward to having you experience one of Newport’s best.
Newport, RI 02840
Hours of Operation:
Thursday - Sunday 11:30am-4:00pm
Sunday - Thursday 5:00pm-9:00pm
Friday & Saturday 5:00pm-10:00pm
America's Cup Avenue
$31 to $50
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Private Party Facilities:
Welcome to 22 Bowen’s Wine Bar and Grille, one of Newport’s finest waterfront restaurants, located in the heart of historic downtown Newport. Within easy walking distance from major hotels and with seating options from 26-40 guests, it’s the ideal spot for your next business, rehearsal or private party dinner or luncheon.
Private Party Contact:
Margaret McDonald: (888) 759-5557
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Fireplace, Full Bar, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine
22 Bowens Wine Bar and Grille Ratings and Reviews
My husband and I dined here for NYE and the food did not disappoint, considering it was a really busy evening. They were also really great with accommodating special requests and dietary restrictions. We opted for their signature steak and a couple of the specials - lobster/squid ink linguine (amazing!!) and the halibut. Great food, atmosphere, and service!
We are huge steak fans and as such have eaten at other high end steakhouses before. I have to say I was slightly disappointed overall. The service was so so and the food was good but not amazing. I don't mind paying for a high end meal but I expect high end service and amazing food for the price. I feel like we did not receive either.
French onion soup was amazing. Entres of filet mignon and backed stuff lobster were great but $72 tag on the lobster was a bit much. Great atmosphere for this birthday dinner. Highly recommend the carrot cake for desert. Service was impeccable. 22B is one of my favorites.
Went to Bowen's Wharf to meet some friends and enjoy the seafood. I've been to Newport several times before and simply love the energy there. Beautiful port, a lot of places to visit, and obviously the seafood is a must. Highly recommended area and restaurant.
I give this resturant an F for FABULOUS !!!
The service was attentive, the atmosphere was inviting, a extensive menu, the food was delicious! They do it right from beginning to end, not to mention the location and view of the harbour, what a lovely Christmas Eve spent with you, so here's to you Bowens 22, F for FABULOUS!
This restaurant is a gem. Not only do they have harbor views from some tables (including from ours), but every dish we ordered was simply delicious. This included the appetizer shrimp dish, French Onion Soup - the best we have ever had, steamed lobster - perfectly fresh taste and perfectly cooked and a simple baked potato - perfect. I would definitely return next time we visit Newport! It is rare that I rate a restaurant a 5 in terms of overall and food quality - however this rating in this case, is clearly deserved.
We had a delicious dinner at 22 Bowens two nights before Christmas. We have always avoided this restaurant because the meat portions are absurdly large with prices to match and that's not our thing. But we shared a fois gras appetizer and a dinner special with a nice bottle of wine and everything was very well prepared. We had enough to eat at a fair price. We will definitely to back.
One down side was that it was so warm, we couldn't shed enough clothing to be comfortable. They could definitely save some fuel and turn down to heat.
This restaurant came highly recommended to us by the local lodging mgt. The reservation which was made in advance was accurate and we were seated promptly. Unfortunately, we were seated next to a very rowdy party. Our request to move us to a quieter part of the restaurant was honored with understanding and courtesy. The service the ambiance were superior thereafter. The wine is extensive but not for the frugal. The menu run on the premium side with prices for relatively straight forward dishes over and above those found in NYC. My wife ordered pasta. It was delicious. I ordered medium-rate grilled tuna that arrived overdone - very dry and hard. We skipped desserts and appetizers to stay trim and keep the tab within bounds. Nonetheless happy for the ambiance and a lovely evening we had.
Always dependably professional service, great atmosphere and very good kitchen. Wine list still does not befit the caliber of the house. Rose's in particular - only one from Provence (which was out of stock that day) , very disappointing by today's standards especially in one of the Yachting capitals of the world.
Wells Fargo Newport Office recommended this place to me. My son graduated from the Naval Justice School in the Marine Corps JAG, so going to celebrate this accomplishment was very important to our family. 22 Bowen’s was totally incredible with Food and Service. The manager Sarah that greeted us was awesome. Also I will say that many of the patriots s there came up to congratulate my son and his buddies for serving our country. Thank you Rhode Islanders !!!!!! We will never forget and we want to return the favor here in Houston. Thank you !!
Long time diners at 22 Bowen.... And all Newport Restaurant Group Family of options for dining. Warm welcoming front desk, smiles from wait staff as they hurriedly walk past are what we feel is above service at other Newport Restaurants. Menu and food quality is what keeps us, and obviously so many others, waiting in line for diners to finish and leave. Open Table is quick and easy way to assure you’ll find an acceptable time to reserve an “Open Table” reservation.
Went for my boyfriend's birthday dinner - and just the two of us went 'all out' for once and had a $220 meal (including tip). I had a gift card to the Newport Restaurant Group from my job last year's employee holiday gift, and 22 Bowen's was the obvious choice for us.
I was disappointed to see the swordfish off the menu, as that's what I REALLY wanted - but the George's Bank scallops were delicious.
Pricey - but it's Newport.
I did expect a bit better overall service - but i wasn't unhappy with it.
Went to dinner with my mom and sister. We all had the chowder and seared scallops, along with side orders of brussel sprouts and potatoes. The potatoes were nothing special, but everything else was really delicious! (Two sides were plenty, by the way.) Two glasses of fine wine accompanied our meals. We opted for a scoop of ice cream and coffee for dessert. Service was friendly and prompt. Cozy atmosphere. Enjoyed the Christmas ambiance. A little pricey, but I'd venture in here again.
Excellent service and food. We were on a time limitation (needed to be out of restaurant in 1.5 hours) and gave our server a heads up at the outset. She was able to provide a fine dining experience (drinks and 3-course dinner) efficiently. Very consistent quality. Great variety for both steak and seafood lovers... choosing was difficult! We will be back!
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