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22 Bowens Wine Bar and Grille

4.6
2676 reviews
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$31 to $50
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Steakhouse
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  • Special Occasion
  • Waterfront
  • Good for Anniversaries
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.
Dining Style
Fine Dining
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Cuisines
Steakhouse
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Hours of operation
Lunch
Thursday - Sunday 11:30am-4:00pm

Dinner
Sunday - Thursday 5:00pm-9:00pm
Friday & Saturday 5:00pm-10:00pm
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Phone number
(401) 841-8884
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Payment options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Business Casual
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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.
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Private party contact
Margaret McDonald: (888) 759-5557
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Cross street
America's Cup Avenue
Additional
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
What 2676 People Are Saying
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4.6based on recent ratings
4.6
food
4.6
service
4.5
ambience
4.2
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95% of people would recommend it to a friend
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2.0Dined 2 days ago

Drink selection horrible. Found food to be over priced.

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3.0Dined 4 days ago

Average meal for the hype it gets. Not horrible at all but just very average. Service was amazing. They pay attention to details. Victoria rocks!!

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5.0Dined 4 days ago

We went as a foursome to celebrate a friends 60th birthday. Wait staff was knowledgeable and attentive. Steak was perfectly cooked - I recommend the special we had if available - the 18 oz. sirloin - dry aged 45 days. We split 2 of them for the 4 of us - and they plated them split for us - yuuummmm! Good wine list and the martinis were made perfectly. Recommend this restaurant - just be aware that noise level is rather high.

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5.0Dined 4 days ago

We ate at the bar because Molly and her coworker were conscientious and attentive. The Bruins were on and they even changed the channel so we could watch. They even brought my daughter a piece of cake for her birthday. Great place In Newport!

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5.0Dined 4 days ago

Amazing restaurant!

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4.0Dined 4 days ago

The calamari appetizer was average, salmon special was average to above, filet special was OUTSTANDING- truly a special dish. Service was wonderful, drinks very good.

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2.0Dined 5 days ago

Restaurant was not full and food (fish) took way too long. It was not bad but for taking that lo g I was not impressed at all. Very average taste.

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5.0Dined 5 days ago

Great experience with a first class waiter, great food and an amazing wine list. The chilled lobster appetizer was awesome as were our steaks and sides. Like all high end a la carte steak houses, it can feel pricey when the bill comes. However, no complaints, I’d definitely go back.

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5.0Dined 5 days ago

Amazing service and even better food. Great date spot.

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2.0Dined 5 days ago

We were looking so forward to our dinner at 22 Bowen’s but unfortunately my filet was uncooked in the center. First few bites seemed ok. I ordered it Medium. It was uncooked/cold/raw inside. Not worth the price we paid. Our waitress was great though. Food was disappointing overall.

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4.0Dined 5 days ago

I was disappointed in my sirloin steak. Several pieces had gristle that were inedible.
The others in our group were very happy with their meals.
We used a Newport dine out book and the server quoted different restrictions than the book quoted. He said that the free meal could not be over $40, while the book said no lobster dishes and no aged steaks.

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5.0Dined on April 18, 2018

Great everything just perfect

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5.0Dined on April 16, 2018

Great greeting we were seated right away . Our server made some terrific recommendations. This is a pricey restaurant but the service and food warrant it

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5.0Dined on April 14, 2018

Always love our dining experience at 22 Bowen's. It is our "go to" place for special occasions.

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4.0Dined on April 14, 2018

We had to wait for a table even though we had reservations.
What happened next was outstanding. GM Jay and Waitress Sharon were not only concerned that we had to wait but took care of us like we were royalty. Sharon provided excellent service along with her support staff and Jay took care of us with a very nice special desert tray. They were outstanding.

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5.0Dined on April 14, 2018

Great overall experience! The restaurant was busy and we were sat us 40 minutes after our reservation time. The manager brought us a complimentary cheese board and was very apologetic. The service was fantastic and the food was delicious. We will definitely be back!

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5.0Dined on April 14, 2018

Always a great place to dine. Food and service are great.One of our favorite places in Newport.

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3.0Dined on April 14, 2018

Very good food, and great location. Went for a birthday celebration and hoped for a quiet conversation and had table upstairs near window but was very noisy so unable to hear at table and hard time hearing waitress.

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4.0Dined on April 14, 2018

Husbands birthday weekend. Early dinner 545 and lots of food on floor. Food & waitress great.
Manager hovering over tables was uncomfortable

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2.0Dined on April 14, 2018

Tuna was stringy and frozen on the inside. Server was great. Food was disappointing.

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5.0Dined on April 14, 2018

First time for our guests - they loved it! We are always delighted with our meals @ 22 Bowen - best of the best!!

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4.0Dined on April 14, 2018

Great food and great service. They are not fooling around when it comes to their steak. It is expensive but it's a damn good steak. :) Also their cocktail drinks are yummy! It gets very crowded and a line forms for dinner so book in advance.

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5.0Dined on April 14, 2018

Coming from NY to Newport over the years , we appreciate the consistent level of quality this restaurant delivers.

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5.0Dined on April 11, 2018

Great food and service. Really enjoyed the evening.

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5.0Dined on April 10, 2018

The food and service was amazing. Definitely suggest eating at 22 Bowens.

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5.0Dined on April 7, 2018

My wife and I thoroughly enjoyed a multi-course meal over the span of three hours and a couple of drinks at 22 Bowens.

We got seated in a small room upstairs that had about 6 smaller tables and kept us away from most of the noise from the main portion of the busy floors. The service was prompt and attentive, but never felt like we were being pressured to hurry through our meal.

The foie gras appetizer was amazing; even converted my wife who previously wasn't a fan of the stuff. I loved my rib eye steak covered with mushrooms and black truffles. The mint chocolate budino dessert was a decadent and luxurious finish to the meal.

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5.0Dined on April 7, 2018

Perfect night celebrating a birthday! Our server Kara was the best and the dinner was outstanding. Best steak in Newport.

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2.0Dined on April 7, 2018

Basically overpriced. The food was acceptable, and the steak I ordered was not prepared as requested. If you order side dishes, plan to share because they are very large servings. Seating was cramped, very loud in dining area, the only real bright spot was the server, who despite being 38 weeks pregnant, was cheerful, helpful and very accommodating. We'd give her 5 stars.

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4.0Dined on April 7, 2018

Up for a stay in Newport for the weekend. Always my go to restaurant. Food and experience was outstanding as always. This restaurant never disappoints

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2.0Dined on April 6, 2018

Pool service. Had to constantly ask for water. Waitress hardly came to table and had to keep asking server from other table. Very disappointed with meal and service and when I had booked reservation, I noted it was a birthday dinner which was meaningless.

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5.0Dined on April 4, 2018

Our waiter was attentive, the food was great, and I definitely recommend dining here!

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5.0Dined on April 2, 2018

Went to 22 Bowens to celebrate a birthday. The food and service were both excellent.
The waitress was very attentive, professional and personable. No-one rushed us and we had a perfect evening.
The evening meal was topped off with desert that was graciously provided by the restaurant.

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5.0Dined on April 1, 2018

Everything was terrific! We came for Easter dinner and the service and food were both top notch! Highly recommend 22 Bowen’s to anyone anytime they come to NPT and want amazing food in a great location!!

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5.0Dined on April 1, 2018

Wonderful experience- great food and service

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3.0Dined on April 1, 2018

The service was not great. I have been in the industry for years and we were ignored for long periods of time. I understand our server was busy but it got to the point that other staff noticed we didn't have drinks for nearly our entire meal before our server did.

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5.0Dined on March 29, 2018

We had a wonderful anniversary dinner
Service was personal and attentive but never intrusive
Food was excellent from beginning to end
We will be back

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1.0Dined on March 25, 2018

Exceptional dining experience.my first visit.but certainly not my last..excellent salad and filet mignon...and pumpkin creme brule...and enough veggies to take home...great night out🌝

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5.0Dined on March 24, 2018

The steaks were phenomenal! I opted for the 18oz Delmonico (cognac cream) and my wife had the 14oz Ribeye (blue-cheese butter). Flavors were on point w/ everything. Sides of asparugus and mushroom fricassee were cooked very nicely. No room for desserts unfortunately - but we plan on coming back. Hopefully next time, we’ll get to try the sweets!! Great job 22 Bowen’s....keep up the good work.

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4.0Dined on March 24, 2018

We always make a reservation when we visit Newport which is at least once a year sometimes twice. We are guaranteed to have a fantastic meal and a great time as well!

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5.0Dined on March 24, 2018

The food was incredible. Absolutely delicious right down to the dessert which was out of the ordinary amazing. It was very cozy, dimly lit and I liked the atmosphere. But it was too dark to see the menus which have a very light scrolled font. That would be my only complaint. Very good Would go back again and again.

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