Chair 5 at Break Hotel

4.1
220 reviews
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$30 and under
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American
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Casual, Creative Narragansett Dining
Named after a lifeguard chair and locals gathering spot on Narragansett Town Beach, Chair 5 is the signature restaurant at The Break — Narragansett, RI’s only boutique hotel. Experience our elevated – yet casual – beach inspired
bistro and in/outdoor bar featuring a hand-crafted, locally-sourced and seasonally inspired menu. From fresh raw bar, to beach classics, to the finest charcuterie boards, you’ll enjoy the food and the surfer-chic vibe!
• Lunch, dinner & beach classics
• Artisan cocktails, craft beers & boutique wines
• Rooftop in/outdoor lounge with ocean views
• Live entertainment
• Spirited Sunday morning brunch
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
American, Bistro
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Hours of operation
Lunch: Daily: 12:00pm - 3:00pm; Dinner: Nightly: 5:00pm - 10:00pm; Bar: Daily: 12:00pm - 10:00pm
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Phone number
(401) 363-9820
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Tyler Demora
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Neighborhood
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Parking details
All Restaurant Patrons are asked to park in the Narragansett Grill parking lot which is located right next door to The Break Hotel.
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Entertainment
Enjoy music on the Rooftop at Chair 5 with artisan cocktails, New England craft beers and boutique wines while you experience our ocean view, locally sourced menu, and featured live entertainment. View our list of events at www.dinechair5.com.
Additional
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Counter Seating, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Reviews from verified diners
220 reviews
4.1 out of 5 Stars
Outstanding
50%
Very Good
26%
Good
12%
Fair
7%
Poor
5%
4.0
food
4.2
service
4.3
ambience
3.6
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79% of people would recommend it to a friend
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New England
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 3food 2service 5ambience 4

Very small portions for the price

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DS
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 4food 3service 4ambience 4

The location is excellent. We sat outdoors by the pool, which was very comfortable and quiet. The staff were friendly and took good care of us despite being the only people out near the pool. I ordered the scallops, which were very good. My friend ordered the fish tacos, which weren't as good. The upstairs outdoor space was completely full, but looked like a great place to have a drink and a light meal.

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JS
New England
1 review
Dined on July 7, 2018
Overall 1food 2service 2ambience 1

We had friends visiting from out-of-town. It was the Sat after the 4th. They had only fixed menu with 4 entrees! They did accommodate with allowing scallops only, but I was very disturbed. Food was just OK. I had halibut that was cut up in a bowl - and over-cooked. Will never go again or recommend it.

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New England
1 review
Dined on July 7, 2018
Overall 1food 1service 1ambience 1

Chef quit, no menu to choose from , wine list sucked stay away unless you are a firemen, we left

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New England
10 reviews
Dined on July 4, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Beautiful setting. We ate at the bar and Brian the bar tender was fabulous. Very knowledgeable about the menu. I had the muscles for in appetizer and they were in this amazing sauce. I got the burger and it was one if the best burgers I ever had. Locally sourced beef. After we went up to the roof top bar that overlooked the ocean for after dinner drinks. Great evening in Narragansett. Can't wait to go back.

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PR
New England
13 reviews
Dined on July 4, 2018
Overall 1food 4service 1ambience 4

Absolutely horribles service. Food was ok but the service was so bad the table next to us became our friends so we could laugh about it

After a moment to calm down and process how I just lost $150 I think they deserve a full description of my night.

Overall, Disappointing. Don't get me wrong, the food was really pretty good, but I would never recommend this establishment. The service had much to be desired. All staff that we encountered were very friendly, however many just very slow and inept. From the beginning, there was no hostess present. We waited quite awhile and went looking for one. Once sitting, easily six minutes went by before we were greeted. The server disappeared at length on another occasion and was no where in sight. We were offered bread when our first appetizer arrived. It came after we had finished the first, ordered and ate the second and had inquired and or was promised it three times . Entrees were also promised multiple times, that they would be out within three minutes. An additional ten or fifteen minutes after the time that they were already late to get there, they finally arrived. I was really intrigued and excited about the chicharrones on my fish taco but unfortunately, they were missing. Dessert was delivered to our table and to the table next to ours, without spoons. This to me is bad service. Once ordered and put in, spoons should be delivered. All in all, not an experience I would ever seek out again. Though the food was good, it is not with the lack of service. It really is unfortunate since they were all nice and pleasant and the food tasty. They just need better training and to have some sense of urgency and the ability to expect the basic needs of the customers. What would have made some difference to me is if they were busy. I would have pardoned some of the flaws or lack of good service but it was quiet. They just really didn't seem to have experience or know what they were doing.

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R
1 review
Dined on July 2, 2018
Overall 1food 1service 2ambience 5

Went for my birthday with family everything we ordered was out including potato chips! We ended up eating hot dogs and a sandwich just to be able to eat something. 😢

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OT
New England
4 reviews
Dined on June 29, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Amazing food as always! Great service and friendly staff!

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New England
2 reviews
Dined on June 28, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

My husband and I stayed at the break for our anniversary. The hotel is adorable and clean. We chose Chair 5 for dinner after reading the reviews. We usually do not dine in the restaurant in our hotel. It was not a busy night as it was the middle of the week. We enjoyed cocktails on the rooftop before moving down to the dining room. The decor was very pretty with simple daisies on the table and blue and green beach colors. Out table overlooked the pool. The service was great. Our dinners and appetizer were delicious. We will definitely be back again.

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Vancouver
1 review
Dined on June 26, 2018
Overall 5food 4service 4ambience 5

Vacation! Lovely service, relaxed and elegant; delicious!

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HO
1 review
Dined on June 24, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food, service, value, and atmosphere! Location is perfect.

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LG
New England
13 reviews
Dined on June 24, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Love this spot and have been several times in the past... Ambiance has always been fun and coastal - but food has been "spotty" in the past. Not anymore - delicious local food showcased at its best. Service was also fabulous - would highly recommend for a Narragansett treat!

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SD
New York Area
1 review
Dined on June 23, 2018
Overall 4food 3service 5ambience 5

Everything was great, except for the chicken I ordered......I cant handle spicy food to well and it was pretty hot AND not mentioned on the menu. I would advise stating if spicy or not, fyi.

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CT
New England
1 review
Dined on June 18, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 3

Breakfast was creative, many choices and outstanding

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RC
1 review
Dined on June 17, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Always enjoyable, super lovely decor. Interesting menu choices, fresh and well prepared. It's good for a bite or to linger. Beware the chocolate chip cookies though, they tend to be overbaked :(

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Dallas
2 reviews
Dined on June 17, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Interesting but limited menu for brunch. Food was delicious. Not a quick place but I believe it was not meant to be. Liked very much

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p
1 review
Dined on June 16, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food, loved the scallop special “bibimbop” style and our waitress was very informative and attentive.

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FF
New England
18 reviews
Dined on May 29, 2018
Overall 2food 2service 3ambience 4

We were very disappointed and would not return. We were the only couple in the dining room, 4 oz of lobster meat for $22 is ashame. Other dining for same price or less give generous portions. Menu is very limited. Not returning.
Coast Guard has a view this place has nothing.

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R
New York Area
1 review
Dined on May 26, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Appetizers- the kale ceaser was delicious, just enough dressing. Oysters - perfect. Main meals-I had the salmon, the portion was small but the overall taste of the dish made up for it, It was cooked perfectly. If you are a salmon lover I would definately recommend this dish. Just be aware you will have room for desert. My company had a scallop special which was amazing. The main dishes were put together in a creative way and different from another very popular seafood restaurant which has not changed thier menu in years. Desert- Pistascshio Creme-Brule; all I can say is Oh My! Another plus is the ability to make dinner reservations, as the summer season revs up the ability to make dinner reservations is a huge plus! Over all excellent seafood entrees and a fantastic dinner out- a little pricey for portion size but you soon forget all about that after your first bite!

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KR
New England
2 reviews
Dined on May 25, 2018
Overall 3food 3service 1ambience 3

Terrible service. Reason to believe waiter was the problem rather than the bartender or the kitchen. One of our guests was through with his meal and still waiting for his glass of wine only to find it waiting on the bar with the bartender. For the poor service, the price was far excessive. Even for outstanding service, the price was high. Will not return to dine here.

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OT
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on May 25, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great experience

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PA
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on May 24, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 3

Good food and service at reasonable prices. Located in the quiet and upscale Narraganset community.

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CM
New England
1 review
Dined on May 18, 2018
Overall 3food 4service 3ambience 4

The restaurant is beautiful but extremely noisy . My friend and I had to yell at each other. The food was well prepared and tasty but very small portions, our salmon dinners looked like appetizers, even the dessert was small . I was still hungry when I got home . Too bad because it is pretty but I won’t be going back any time soon .

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New England
1 review
Dined on May 18, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

If you've never been, with a visit.
Will be nice in warmer weather.

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MB
New England
1 review
Dined on May 14, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

a Very enjoyable evening at Chair 5. Excellent service and a creative menu. I had the special with kim chi and they were very amenable to substituting salmon for scallops. Very nice.

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k
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on May 10, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Dinner was beyond delicious!!! The creativity and presentation of the food was out of this world not to mention so tasty!! We thoroughly enjoyed our meal from start to finish!! Two Thumbs Up for the chef!!! Staff was very friendly as well!! Can’t wait to go back...never disappoints!!!

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New England
11 reviews
Dined on May 2, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Very beautiful place. Pasta was awesome.. made there fresh. Good service. Has a new feel to it and some aspects of the meal weren't perfect but was very good.

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S
Salt Lake City
1 review
Dined on April 29, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

I've eaten here several times, more for convenience. This meal was outstanding. Turns out there is a new chef. Now taken the restaurant to a new level. Will be back because the food is now really special.

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DA
1 review
Dined on April 27, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We went to listen to music and have dinner. We sat upstairs and the view was great, as was the food. Waitress also friendly and helpful.

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d
New England
2 reviews
Dined on April 21, 2018
Overall 2food 2service 5ambience 3

Nothing exceptional; 4 of us and none of us is inclined to return. Too many better choices.

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DP
New England
1 review
Dined on March 30, 2018
Overall 4food 2service 5ambience 5

You go for the ambiance and location, not the food.

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H
New England
4 reviews
Dined on March 25, 2018
Overall 3food 2service 4ambience 5

Went for Sunday brunch to celebrate a birthday. Beautiful spot with good drinks. Only 3 tables seated and food took quite some time to come out. Ordered a breakfast burrito described to have pulled pork, a creme fraiche sauce. A few bites in, I asked for some hot sauce since it was really bland. After a few more bites I notice it’s basically eggs and potatoes. I asked the waitress if this was what I ordered since there’s no meat etc didn’t sound like the men description. She stated she’d let the kitchen know they forgot the meat. Nothing was taken off the bill. Such a pretty spot Just disappointed with our experience.

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OT
1 review
Dined on March 18, 2018
Overall 1food 1service 1ambience 1

An event was happening downstairs so it was very crowded. No staff greeted us or redirected us upstairs to where dinner was being served that night. After asking the hosts of the event where to go we took the elevator upstairs. There again, we were not greeted. The dining room was unwelcoming. We left and went to the Matunuck Oyster Bar.

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New England
1 review
Dined on January 19, 2018
Overall 5food 3service 4ambience 5

Danielle was great - entree could have been better. Food doesn't stack up w/ the rest of the experience (service, location, interior space....)

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JC
New England
4 reviews
Dined on January 1, 2018
Overall 1food 1service 4ambience 4

They only had a buffet, didn't say it was $35. Just a few items. Eggs were cold. Pancakes were cold and larger than the small plates made available. Weird. Sausages were cold. There was one piece of bacon in the tray. The waitress was very nice. Not the manager. He said: I understand the food is not up to your expectations. What? Who likes cold eggs and pancakes? Too many other better places nearby to ever go here again.

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Charleston
6 reviews
Dined on October 27, 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Great out of the way place with style and class but a beach appeal.

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New England
1 review
Dined on October 21, 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Chair 5 has combined a cool modern beach design with fusion food! Prices vary from inexpensive to pricey, and there is something on the menu for everyone. The fries are not to be missed, the fish tacos are delicious, and the wine, beer and cocktail menu are extensive. Highly recommend this bar and restaurant to anyone in the area!

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New England
2 reviews
Dined on October 7, 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food, service and setting!

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New York Area
1 review
Dined on September 22, 2017
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 5

Our meals and cocktails were very good but the menu, for our tastes, was a bit limited. The restaurant and upstairs bar though, were as cool as any I've been in, ambience was amazing.

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New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on September 18, 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent food, drinks, service and ambiance.

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