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Safari Room Restaurant

4.2
434 reviews
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$31 to $50
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Contemporary American
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The Safari Room Restaurant and Bar at OceanCliff is known for providing extraordinary culinary experiences both indoors and out. Our experienced team of culinary professionals provides the ultimate dining experience while you soak in panoramic views of Narragansett Bay. Our team utilizes only the finest ingredients, including a selection of fresh, local seafood, prime aged beef, and exotic house specialties.
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Contemporary American, American
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Hours of operation
Closed: Monday - Wednesday
Thursday: 11:30am - 8:00pm; Friday - Saturday: 11:30am - 9:00pm; Sunday: 11:30am - 8:00pm
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Phone number
(401) 849-4873
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Cross street: Harrison Avenue
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What 434 People Are Saying
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4.2
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4.1
food
4.0
service
4.2
ambience
4.1
value
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87% of people would recommend it to a friend
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vipdermgoddess (New England)
5.0
Dined on January 1, 2018

I know it was New Year's Eve and there was also a wedding going on....but, I ordered the duck and was told it would be WELL DONE. I asked if it could be medium. The duck was COLD but cooked medium. The confit was SO OVERCOOKED I could not eat it (impossible to chew). The dessert and other parts of the meal were wonderful as were our servers and Ashley and another charming woman who's name I am blocking. I have been here before and will return again for another meal....will need to reconsider NYE however.

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OpenTable Diner 
4.0
Dined on January 1, 2018

I went for my birthday and it was ok the waiter was terrible but the place was very nice but expensive

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Crista 
5.0
Dined on December 28, 2017

We went for dinner; I had the shrimp and my kids had grilled chicken sandwiches. My meal was delicious and my kids enjoyed the chicken. They said it was really flavorful. However, the fries were ok (they were parsnip instead of potato).

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OpenTable Diner 
5.0
Dined on December 10, 2017

Went after a holiday tour of the mansions. It was the perfect ending to a December night out in Newport AND it was warm and cozy.

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Chipmunk55 (Toronto)
5.0
Dined on November 25, 2017

Lovely setting, excellent cuisine, excellent service

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OpenTable Diner (New England)
5.0
Dined on November 19, 2017

While visiting Newport, we stumbled upon the Safari Room. We enjoyed the beautiful decor and delicious food. While a bit out of the way, it's definitely worth the trip. Highly recommend.

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OpenTable Diner 
4.0
Dined on November 12, 2017

Once we came into the driveway there were no signs telling us what building it was. A little more signage would be nice.

It must be an awesome place to be in the warmer weather.

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Julieg (New England)
3.0
Dined on November 12, 2017

Restaurant week is always a deal and a good time to try out this scenic restaurant. The food was just good. The only thing outstanding was the chipotle butternut squash soup. Everything else was good. The fish & chips were actually kind of a disappointment. The portion was small and the fish and fries were a little soggy. But the ambiance was worth the drive.

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OpenTable Diner 
1.0
Dined on November 12, 2017

I went with a friend for lunch during Restaurant Week. We'd both been before and were disappointed that the meal was so bad. Unfortunate, as this is one of the loveliest locations in Newport.

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OpenTable Diner (New England)
5.0
Dined on November 11, 2017

I always enjoy going to the Safari Room. We only go a few times a year for certain occasions, but when we do go the service is always great and the food is always excellent. We always enjoy the whole experience!

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Hours, Transportation, and Details

Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Contemporary American, American
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Hours of operation
Closed: Monday - Wednesday
Thursday: 11:30am - 8:00pm; Friday - Saturday: 11:30am - 9:00pm; Sunday: 11:30am - 8:00pm
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Cross street
Harrison Avenue
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Dress code
Smart Casual
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Price range
$31 to $50
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Payment options
AMEX, Diners Club, MasterCard, Visa
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Phone number
(401) 849-4873
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Parking details
We offer complimentary on-site parking.
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Public transit
Hourly Shuttle Service
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Executive chef
Bradley McCoil
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Private party facilities
We specialize in private events: Our interior dining room, featuring British Colonial decor, accommodates up to 60 guests with a private bar, available year round. Our seasonal open air patio overlooking Narragansett Bay can be transformed for your private celebration for events 12 -100 people.
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Private party contact
Krystal Hastings: (401) 849-4873
Additional
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine
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Special events & promotions
Whether you're hosting an anniversary, a rehearsal dinner, or an elegant wine tasting, the expertise of our private dining directors will provide the personal touches to ensure that every detail is perfect for your event. From the food and drinks to the centerpiece, everything will be done exactly to your expectations.

With three menu styles to choose from: Private Dining, Safari Room, and Banquet Menus, we will carefully design an exclusive menu to accommodate your guest's needs.