Boat House Waterfront Dining
Monday – Thursday
11:30 - 9pm
Friday & Saturday
11:30 - 10pm
11:00 - 9pm
Love the Boat House! Food and atmosphere are always great! Our server, Portia, was terrific! Can’t wait to go back!
Very good as usual
We have been to the Boat House many times in the past. Inmy opinion, not the best that the Newport Restaurant Group has to offer. We arrived 15 minutes before our reservations. We were meeting friends and they were sitting at the bar. We asked the hostess if there was a problem with us having a drink at the bar before dinnere and she responded that this wasn't an issue. I realize that restaurants want to turn the tables over, but this particular evening it was not overly busy. Five minutes later another hostess, Asiannia I believe was her name, was at the bar insisting we sit down. I informed her that I spoke to her counterpart and that we were having a drink before dinner and this was not a problem. Well this girl decided it was a problem and insisted we sit down. Instead of causing a raucous, we decided to sit. We ordered a bottle of wine from our waiter Neil and when he poured by friends glass, spilled wine on the table and the base of the glass. As he was leaving, I asked him to please clean up the mess as it would have surely dripped on my friend. Neil totally ignored me and walked away obviously purturbed that he should clean up his mess. Again, we cleaned the mess. The restaurant needs to teach their waitstaff some manners.
I had made the reservation for my husbands 60th. For the 2 of us. I thought my writing in the comment box it was his 60th birthday we might have had a nice table reserved but instead ended up directly across from the bathrooms. This was disappointing.
Food wise the lobster fritters and paella were very good. And came out quickly. Almost to quickly. Haha. However I had the flounder dish. Flounder was over cooked and very dry. And just warm. The veggie and sauce were good. However could have had more sauce.
Overall it was just an ok dining experience
Great food and service. Always have a delightful time there. Fresh seafood served right on the waterfront. Love the paella and fish of the day. Managers always attentive and servers are friendly and knowledgeable.
First visit to Boat House and looking forward to many more!! The food was excellent, as was the service and we were there on a gorgeous day so the view was fantastic!!
Dining at the Boat House on the patio by the water is always such a treat.
We had mid day lunch on the patio to celebrate our 40th Anniversary, it was spectacular! The view, the food and the service all exceptional!!!! We will definitely go back!
The hostess was very accommodating because we changed where we eanted to sit and it was no problem for her
Visited the Boathouse on a friend's recommendation. We were very happy with the restaurant. It was a beautiful early September day and the patio overlooking the water was delightful. The food was very good and so was the service.
The raw bar selection appetizer was okay, but the clams weren't great. Excellent shrimp and oysters.
The rest of our food was excellent, and we had a lovely leisurely lunch, and enjoyed every minute at the restaurant. Well worth the 45 minute drive from our home.
For the price, bigger portions are a must. You should not leave a restaurant still hungry, especially after having appetisers and dessert! Food and service were excellent!
Beautiful location, overpriced food for really small, and I mean really small salads with seafood.
However, the waitress was wonderful and the restaurant itself was in a nice location, so you are paying for the view.
My suggestion, eat before you go and just get drinks and sit outside.
This was one of my favorite places to eat. But the other night i made reservations for 9pm. When we arrived the kitchen was closed at 9pm. I am not sure why you would offer reservations at 9pm if the kitchen closes at that time. Also we felt rushed to eat by the waitress, the food was terrible, i usually love the crab cakes there but since they rushed our food it was burned. We did not complain because we were just trying to make the best of it. Also the waitress refused to serve us deserts. So we didnt order any. I will not be comming there anymore which i do go quite often.
Our server Brian was excellent and explained everything about preparation and content of our lunch choices.
Food was outstanding and the experience was everything I hoped it would be
First visit and so glad we did! Went on a Monday night to celebrate our wedding anniversary and it was surprisingly busy! Friendly and curtious staff, very efficient. Food was AMAZING!!! Menu is a bit pricey but the value is outstanding! We will be back
My boyfriend and I went for our 3 year anniversary and the restaurant was so sweet! They gave us our dessert on the house! The service, food and atmosphere were awesome! It's definitely worth the visit :)
Went there for my adult son's birthday. An excellent experience. Food, service and view was well worth the 1.25 hr drive
Great food and service.
Excellent anniversary location. Food was tremendously good, and the chowder is always a highlight. Thanks for a memorable experience!
It’s my second time there and it never disappoints. Whent with my son and my future daughter in law, and they fell in love with the place.
Food was just ok. Expected a bigger menu
The boat house is a recent find. It's a bit off the beaten path with a small unassuming sign on the side of the road that you might pass by without taking notice of. The place is a gem. The menu is simple but every dish I've tried has impressed me more than the last. Save room for dessert. The view is wonderful, especially on a sunny day. The ground are beautiful. Go, enjoy- life is short :)
Great view by the water and the service was outstanding. Would highly recommend the boat house for dinner and will be eating there again
What in the wild wild world of sports has happened to the Boathouse?!
I can't fit all that I want to say, it was a sad and unfulfilling experience, food and atmosphere-wise
We used to enjoy coming here for special occasions, all done. My full review fit on Yelp, check that out for details.
Great food and amazing view! The Boat House is a gem!
Food was excellent along with river front views
Frequent visitor. Hall of Fame Chowder is worth the trip. Thought the dinner special was a bit over priced
View and ambiance was amazing but food could have been better. Lobster Mac and cheese was great but flank steak needed more seasoning.
Excellent food, service, scenic view, ample parking, easy to get to. This was a special birthday and the ambience certainly made the day. Beautiful sunsets.🌅
This was our second visit to your restaurant. We LOVE it here! The views, the service, the food... all perfect. Can’t wait to return next summer!
The view couldn't be better, but the food and service could be. I enjoyed my simply cooked salmon, but the potato salad with it was not very good. My husband's seafood scampi was slightly overcooked and had very little pasta. Fish and chips were very good. The cocktails were good, as was the nice bartender. Our server seemed to forget about us after dinner was served. Maybe it was just a bad m=night but I'm reluctant to go back.
Sat outside on a warm evening, the view was wonderful. The food was very good, each and every item. The cocktail menu was interesting and fun though not particularly long. The wine list was a disappointment (too short) with several every day wines (ok on a long list but imbalanced for a short list - Kendall Jackson chardonnay... REALLY!?) The wait person was pleasant but a bit too practiced, speaking in a way that evoked thoughts of a high schooler-written play that perpetuated a misplaced idea about how well to do clients speak at the country club. Finally she was very late in bringing the wine, I should have declined and ask for two glasses vs a bottle, it was that late. Lesson learned for me. Still overall a fine evening.
Excellent food, terrific ambience and setting. Will definitely be back
Beautiful day for outdoor dining! Lobster fritters delicious! Hall of fame chowder also great. Slightly disappointed in the sandwiches: turkey and buttermilk chicken. Main entrees are their specialty. Cannot beat the spot for dining especially outside.
Come for the food, stay for the view. Best on a late fall day.
Great service, nice food variety, we came by boat and made a reservation that morning. It gets very busy in the afternoon especially on weekends.
Great food, great service as usual.
Always a great meal. Attentive staff. Can’t beat the view.
Excellent restaurant! Definitely will return..
Service slow, food over cooked, excellent bartender though.