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About Coast Guard House

Originally a historic US Coast Guard Station built in 1888 by famed architects McKim, Mead & White, now a spectacularly located waterfront restaurant overlooking Narragansett Bay. Offering an array of creative dishes from lobster & sweet corn tamale, lobster ravioli, grilled swordfish, lobster mac & cheese, & organic chicken; we supporting all aspects of sustainable agriculture and aquaculture. We use local farms when possible and source produce for quality and sustainability. Our seafood is sourced from purveyors that are dedicated to locating species from areas that produce the best tasting and highest quality seafood available.

40 Ocean Road
Narragansett, RI 02882
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Seafood, Contemporary American, Steak

Hours of Operation:
Brunch
Sun 10:00 am–3:00 pm
Lunch
Mon–Sat 11:30 am–4:00 pm
Dinner
Mon–Thu 4:00 pm–9:00 pm
Fri, Sat 4:00 pm–10:00 pm
Sun 3:00 pm–9:00 pm

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(401) 789-0700

Website:
http://www.thecoastguardhouse.com/

Entertainment:
Tribeca on the deck 3- 7pm on Mondays in the summer months
Mac Odom on the deck 3-7pm on Wednesdays in the summer months

Parking Details:
Private Lot
Street Parking
Complimentary Valet

Executive Chef:
Angel Cardona & Raymond Montaquila

Private Party Facilities:
Please contact us directly for a special event

Private Party Contact:
Manager: (401) 789-0700

Additional:
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Coast Guard House Ratings and Reviews

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4.5

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.5

service

4.5

ambience

4.7

value

4.0

Noise

Moderate

97% would recommend it to a friend

Waterfront (64)
Scenic View (62)
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Worth the Drive (36)
Great for Lunch (35)
Good for a Date (33)
Good for Anniversaries (32)
Romantic (29)
Good for Birthdays (27)
Great for Outdoor Dining (27)
Casual (26)
Neighborhood Gem (25)
Bar Seating (25)
Vibrant Bar Scene (25)
Local Ingredients (22)
Sunday Lunch (21)
Cozy (20)
Fun (19)
Good for Groups (19)
Great for Brunch (16)
Fit for Foodies (16)
Hot Spot (16)
Seasonal (16)
Authentic (15)
Business Meals (15)
Creative Cuisine (15)
People Watching (15)
Notable Wine List (10)
Quiet Conversation (9)
Gluten Free Options (9)
Happy Hour (8)
Pre/post Theatre (8)
Healthy (7)
Comfort Food (6)
Handcrafted Cocktails (5)
Paleo Friendly (5)
Tasting Menu (5)
Afternoon Coffee (4)
Kid-friendly (4)
Great Beer (4)
Late-night Find (4)
Afternoon Tea (2)
Live Music (2)
Quick Bite (2)
Tapas (2)
Disabled Access (1)
Live Sports (1)
Organic (1)
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 (New York Area)·Dined 5 days ago

Food is always delicious. Service is impeccable. Beautiful ocean views.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Local Ingredients, Good for Anniversaries
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 (New England)·Dined 5 days ago

The food was delicious! The service was fantastic! The ambiance is second to none!

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Worth the Drive, Good for Birthdays, Scenic View, Creative Cuisine, Local Ingredients, Romantic, Bar Seating, Neighborhood Gem, Quiet Conversation, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Authentic, Cozy, Waterfront, Notable Wine List, Special Occasion, Fit for Foodies
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 (New England)·Dined 7 days ago

Fabulous atmosphere, service, food and view. The wine list is excellent too!

Tags: Paleo Friendly, Tapas, Waterfront, Good for Birthdays, Great for Lunch, Creative Cuisine, Hot Spot, Fit for Foodies, Vibrant Bar Scene, Special Occasion, Gluten Free Options, Afternoon Coffee
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 12, 2017

Absolutely loved this place. The food was delicious, the service was great, and it was all fairly priced. I had the ramen. The broth was oil-based, rather than water-based. It took some adjusting, but was ultimately amazing, and the pork was phenomenal. All-around a wonderful place that I would highly recommend to anyone visiting Narragansett!

Tags: Sunday Lunch, Waterfront, Romantic, Business Meals, Good for a Date, Great for Brunch, Great for Lunch
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·Dined on November 11, 2017

Excellent place. Went there with a gift card and will be going frequently now!!

Tags: Happy Hour, Vibrant Bar Scene, Romantic, Scenic View, Business Meals
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 (Tampa)·Dined on November 11, 2017

We now reside in Florida. Coast Guard House always top on the list for good food,ambience,great martini and overall very pleasant dining experience.

Tags: Romantic, Pre/post Theatre, Fun, Neighborhood Gem, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for a Date, Happy Hour, Waterfront, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays
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 (New England)·Dined on November 9, 2017

Exxellent food, service and ambiance!

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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on November 7, 2017

Visiting the area again after many years.

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 (Orange County)·Dined on November 7, 2017

Loved everything about your restaurant...Would have enjoyed a bit more history about the place. Either on the menu or perhaps it was written under the pictures on the wall and we didn’t see it.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Great for Brunch
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 (New England)·Dined on November 3, 2017

Beautiful views of surf breaking on the rocks. Not to be missed if you are in town for a visit!

Tags: Sunday Lunch, Hot Spot, Neighborhood Gem, Casual
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·Dined on November 2, 2017

We don't go to the Coast Guard House often. Although the setting is very nice, the food has not been as good as before Sandy. We went for their "Throwback Thursday" 1.5 lb steamed lobster because we thought it would be nice to have lobster without all the fuss and mess. First, let me qualify my opinion: I have been steaming lobsters in trash cans for over 3 decades, and I also have a propane hot plate I dream or boil then on. We can also do 2 at a time on our turbo burner on the stove. I have NEVER had lobster come out like they did Thursday night. My claws were absolutely perfect, but the tail was WAY overcooked; my wife's lobster tail was OK, but her claws were WAY undercooked. We don't bother to complain much; we just don't bother to go back. They did go us a window table though, but it was behind the bar. So, fat butts in light colored leisure suits reflected off our window, making looking at the full moon not so delightful. Maybe we'll try again in n another year or so.

Tags: Scenic View, Bar Seating, Handcrafted Cocktails, Vibrant Bar Scene
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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 28, 2017

The restaurant is beautiful. The service was pretty good. Overall good experience.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on October 27, 2017

Always a solid meal. They do play a little bit on what you order..."oh fabulous, perfect, the best.....come on now...

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Authentic, Casual, Seasonal, Hot Spot
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 (Miami)·Dined on October 26, 2017

Had lunch with a group of ladies. We all enjoyed our dishes. I had fish tacos, which were very tasty! The waitress was great, gave us plenty of time to chat, we weren’t hurried at all. A very pleasant experience.

Tags: Local Ingredients, Authentic, Fun, Worth the Drive
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on October 23, 2017

I have nothing but nice things to say about our meal at The Coast Guard House; we enjoyed our Sunday evening dinner so much that we went back for lunch on Monday. The unusually warm weather was perfect for our lunch outdoors. It will be put on our "must go" list on our Rhode Island visits.

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining
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·Dined on October 21, 2017

Great experience, ocean view, nice restaurant for occasions, a little pricy but good food. Request a window seat when you make a reservation, the scenery is spectacular

Tags: Sunday Lunch, Great for Lunch, Worth the Drive, Fun, Good for Anniversaries, Notable Wine List, Waterfront, Romantic, Casual, Scenic View, Good for Birthdays, Business Meals, Neighborhood Gem, Good for a Date
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 (New England)·Dined on October 20, 2017

The seafood was good as always and the service was excellent, even though the restaurant was crowded. The only problem we encountered was the noise level. The noise in the main room on that afternoon was overwhelming - so much so that our ears hurt and very little conversation was possible. Everyone seemed to elevating their voice in order to be heard. We will come again but probably sit at the bar as we had before.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Local Ingredients, Scenic View
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 (New England)·Dined on October 20, 2017

We had never been to the Coast Guard House before, only because we don't live in the immediate proximity. I didn't think I'd need reservations for lunch on a Friday in the middle of October, but I made them anyway. Good thing: the place was packed. I won't bore everybody with what we ate—everything was delicious and there are pictures on their website. I do think that the x-factor was our waitress, Melanie. She was solicitous without being officious, and seemed genuinely enthusiastic about the restaurant, the chefs, the menu, and our being there. She even set aside a meal that was running low so that we could order it before it ran out. I'm pretty sure you can't ask for a waitress by name, but if we go back we'll certainly try.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Fit for Foodies, Waterfront, Fun, Worth the Drive, Scenic View
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 (New England)·Dined on October 17, 2017

Eveything was good, but I would think twice about booking a reservation again, since they
stated that I did not keep my reservation! Also, they have made no apology or compensation for reporting that we did not show or keep our reservation

Tags: Waterfront
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vip
 (Richmond)·Dined on October 14, 2017

We love going to the Coast Guard House. The setting is so perfect and the waiters as well as the manager are terrific. Food is excellent, we always have fun there and it is a special treat.

Tags: Happy Hour, Hot Spot, Worth the Drive
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·Dined on October 14, 2017

I'll start by saying the food and view are top notch!
We had a reservation for 5pm and arrived at 4:57. We had to wait about 7 minutes before we were sat. A group of 4 did not have a reservation, arrived just after us and ended up sitting before us. They only waited about 3 minutes. Admittedly, I have no restaurant experience but it seems to me my family should have sat first. Also, we waited about 5 minutes before the waitress came to our table to ask about drinks.

Tags: Good for Groups, Neighborhood Gem, Worth the Drive, Cozy, Fit for Foodies, Vibrant Bar Scene, Business Meals, Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries
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·Dined on October 14, 2017

Food and service is always good; that's why we return.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Romantic, Casual, Special Occasion
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 (New England)·Dined on October 12, 2017

Very good lunch with friends. Fantastic view of Narragansett Bay.

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vip
 (New England)·Dined on October 10, 2017

I love the Coast Guard House. It is one of my favorite places to dine. Tonight two, in my party of four, had the scallops. We were both very disappointed. The scallops were not that big, and there were only 4 scallops for the dinner. I regularly order scallops ( though the first time here) these were the saltiest scallops I have ever had. There was a small amount of polenta and no vegetable. This dinner was so over priced AND both of us were still hungry when we left the restaurant. I am very disappoint in this visit.

The other two in my party were very happy with their meals and portion sizes.

I will never order the scallop dinner again. I am just so disappointed by one of my favorite restaurants.

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·Dined on October 9, 2017

Good food but all interior surfaces are hard, not a textile in sight. Consequently, it's a very loud dining room.

Tags: Waterfront, Special Occasion
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vip
 (New England)·Dined on October 8, 2017

There should be another NOISE LEVEL category as WAY TOO LOUD. The open acoustics of the bare floor and long open seating add to some very noisy dinners. I couldn't hear my wife or daughter at all! A great meal with my ears ringing. It was as if everyone was shouting over everyone else.

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·Dined on October 8, 2017

I'm not one to complain, but the waitress we had for brunch was awful I will say one of the bus boy was very helpful and I did watch him tell are waitress that we need drinks and then the check which we waited almost 20 mins for I have always been a great tipper and I will say it was the first time I have never left a tip. The food was ok and the waterfront was great .

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 (New England)·Dined on October 5, 2017

Beautiful moonrise, awesome calamari, lamb chop apps. Had the special risotto with lobster scallops and clams...to die for. Waitress Brenda was superb. Hostess was abrupt and i felt like I was bothering her. Overall tho, it did not take away from an elegant, romantic dinner.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 1, 2017

We love visiting the Newport area and our niece introduced us to Narragansett when she started attending the University of Rhode Island. It is just lovely. The Coast Guard House sits right on the water, so the view is excellent, but they have great food and service to match. Their lobster ravioli is some of the best I've ever had. My salad was equally delicious. They have a nice variety on their menu and I am impressed by the fact that they have a variety of pastas on their menu which they make in house.

Tags: Business Meals, Fit for Foodies, Scenic View, Vibrant Bar Scene, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Groups
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 (New England)·Dined on September 28, 2017

Date night with hubby...food and service great, too loud

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 (New England)·Dined on September 28, 2017

Excellent dinner with great service

Bit of a problem where they couldn't find our open table reservation but worked out in the end

Matt out waiter was excellent

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 (Charleston)·Dined on September 27, 2017

Outstanding location, excellent food and service. Fabulous new outside bar and tables during good weather times.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Good for Anniversaries, Live Sports, Romantic, Special Occasion, Notable Wine List, Great for Lunch, Scenic View, Casual, Disabled Access, Good for Birthdays, Waterfront, Vibrant Bar Scene, Good for a Date, Great for Brunch, Great for Outdoor Dining
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 (New England)·Dined on September 25, 2017

You can't beat the view from the Coast Guard House. It is stunning! We had a wonderful lunch, watching the waves crash onto the rocks. We sat at the corner table with views in every direction. Absolutely fantastic!

Tags: Great for Lunch, Bar Seating, Vibrant Bar Scene, Waterfront, Great for Brunch, Special Occasion, Good for a Date
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 (New England)·Dined on September 25, 2017

We went here because of a recommendation from a friend. It was a 90 minute ride from my house. It was the best meal I've had in a long time. The location is perfect. We had outside seating on the rocks. It is breath taking. It was a long beautiful ride with the top down. Have I told you how happy I am that I retired 🙌

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 (New England)·Dined on September 23, 2017

We take out of town guests to the Coast Guard House frequently, because of the incredible views and up to recently, really great food. The last 3 times we were there (all for lunch) at least one of the group had a mediocre meal - twice with lobster rolls and once with the special. It's gotten a little embarrassing, as we had always raved about the food there. The servers are always very polite and cordial, but we've also noticed that there were errors made the last few times we were there. What's happened???

Tags: Great for Brunch, Good for Groups, Scenic View
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 (New Orleans)·Dined on September 23, 2017

This was our first visit to the Coast Guard House. It won't be our last. Awesome view, great food.

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·Dined on September 22, 2017

The views of the ocean are spectacular from both inside and outside. We were there on a misty, very windy day so the deck was closed. It would have been fun to sit outside.

Tags: Sunday Lunch, Bar Seating, Healthy, Great for Outdoor Dining
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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on September 21, 2017

This was my second time at Coastguard House in a week and even better than the first visit. Food, service and ambiance were perfect. It was my son's 16th bday and everything about the evening felt special including the chocolate cake with the birthday candle brought to him by ( prearranged) surprise at the end. Our food was delicious. There were both seafood and non seafood lovers in our party and everyone left happy. We look forward to returning to Coastguard House again soon.

Tags: Business Meals, Romantic, Late-night Find, Good for Anniversaries, Creative Cuisine, Special Occasion, Vibrant Bar Scene, Good for a Date, Waterfront, Neighborhood Gem, Fun, Hot Spot, Scenic View, Bar Seating, Fit for Foodies, Worth the Drive, Local Ingredients, Sunday Lunch, Good for Birthdays, Authentic, Great for Outdoor Dining, Great for Lunch, Cozy, Good for Groups
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 (Salt Lake City)·Dined on September 21, 2017

Enjoyed watching churned up ocean waters following
TS Jose. Fabulous oysters to start with lobster salads to follow. Excellent wait staff. Perfect RI afternoon

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 (New England)·Dined on September 21, 2017

Can't beat the view, and the food is always good. Our server went out of her way to make the night perfect. She was very personable and attentive.

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Casual, Neighborhood Gem, Waterfront, Pre/post Theatre, Late-night Find, Scenic View
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