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The Vanderbilt Grill

4.5
376 reviews
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$31 to $50
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American
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  • Special Occasion (8)
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In the heart of coastal Newport, The Vanderbilt Grill delivers classic and contemporary dishes that are beautifully presented and grilled to perfection. All of our ingredients are seasonal and regionally sourced to deliver classic New England to all of the senses. Enjoy the comfort of grilled favorites and the taste of upscale familiar dishes. The Vanderbilt Grill is open daily for breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
American, Contemporary American, Breakfast
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Hours of operation
Winter Hours
Breakfast Monday - Friday from 8:30am-11am
Breakfast Saturday and Sunday from 7:30am-11am
Lunch daily Monday - Friday from 12pm-3pm
Saturday and Sunday Brunch from 12pm-3pm
Dinner Thursday, Friday and Sunday from 6pm-9pm,
Friday and Saturday until 9:30pm
Bar Open Daily from 4pm
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Phone number
(401) 846-6200
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Cross street: Clarke Street & Thames Street
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What 376 People Are Saying
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4.5
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4.4
food
4.7
service
4.8
ambience
4.0
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73% of people would recommend it to a friend
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vipbeltlinebandit (Atlanta)
4.0
Dined on January 2, 2018

We came in from the cold for lunch to find an empty dinning room. We had very good clam chowder, but at $18 for a moderate size bowl, way overpriced! You can get the same thing for half the price all over Newport. Good food, but I really wouldn't recommend to a friend.

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vipDorianH (New York Area)
5.0
Dined on December 30, 2017

BEAUTIFUL restaurant! Lovely setting for a romantic meal, special occasion or just for a wonderful dining experience .
My only ask is that they reconsider charging $18 for a CUP of New England Clam Chowder- ouch, that hurt!

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OpenTable Diner 
5.0
Dined on December 25, 2017

Had an excellent Christmas dinner at the Vanderbilt Grill. Everything about it was top-notch: the food, the service (especially the service), the ambiance, the live music, the cocktails. All made for a truly memorable evening. We'll definitely return.

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DiningSkink (New England)
4.0
Dined on December 25, 2017

Great food and nice service on Xmas

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FoodieLady99 (New York Area)
5.0
Dined on December 23, 2017

Awesome! The best service and awesome food!

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vipSherynjef (Baltimore)
5.0
Dined on December 2, 2017

Excellent food. Steak was awesome! Service was great.

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vipMontLife1289 (New England)
5.0
Dined on November 25, 2017

Perfection on every level!

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OpenTable Diner 
5.0
Dined on November 19, 2017

It was fabulous One of the most beautiful evenings of my life. Very romantic! There is nothing like having a pianist playing on a grand piano. The food was amazing and wine list interesting.

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OpenTable Diner (New England)
5.0
Dined on November 12, 2017

Wonderful service and live piano playing. Lovely room, unhurried and uncrowned. Food was good.

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OpenTable Diner (New England)
3.0
Dined on November 11, 2017

Saturday night reservations, 6:15p. Upon being seated we were informed that the N.Y. Strip would not be available as they were out of it! Leaving only Lamb Chops the only meat entree on the menu (besides a hamburger). Cocktails took a loooooong time to arrive. The ambiance was very nice, pianist/singer was also enjoyable. Would considering trying a brunch in the spring when outdoor seating is available. Overall was not impressed.

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Hours, Transportation, and Details

Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
American, Contemporary American, Breakfast
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Hours of operation
Winter Hours
Breakfast Monday - Friday from 8:30am-11am
Breakfast Saturday and Sunday from 7:30am-11am
Lunch daily Monday - Friday from 12pm-3pm
Saturday and Sunday Brunch from 12pm-3pm
Dinner Thursday, Friday and Sunday from 6pm-9pm,
Friday and Saturday until 9:30pm
Bar Open Daily from 4pm
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Cross street
Clarke Street & Thames Street
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Dress code
Smart Casual
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Price range
$31 to $50
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Phone number
(401) 846-6200
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Entertainment
Kristine Wilbur on piano Friday and Saturday.

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Parking details
Complementary Valet parking.
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Executive chef
Anthony Theocaropoulos
Additional
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, High Tea, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine