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Permanently Closed - The Boat Yard

3.3
28 reviews
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$30 and under
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American
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  • Good for Groups (14)
  • Great for Outdoor Dining (9)
  • Great for Lunch (7)

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About

This restaurant is permanently closed.

Chow down on creatively prepared seafood dishes and more at The Boat Yard. Its charming setting provides a casual atmosphere for patrons to unwind, enjoy a meal and converse. The Boat Yard has appetizers like seafood chowder, boneless sriracha wings, lobster bisque and avocado onion rings. Guests can dine on an entrée of bacon-wrapped filet mignon, roasted duck breast with cauliflower purée or halibut white bean ragout. Fresh salads, sandwiches and desserts can also be found on the menu.

Situated in the Brick Marketplace Retail District close to the waterfront, The Boat Yard offers outdoor seating. It has a bar area that serves flavorful cocktails and other libations. This restaurant provides catering for private events and take-out.

Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
American, Comfort Food, Seafood
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Hours of operation
Sunday - Thursday: 11:30 - 9:00
Friday - Saturday: 11:30- 10:00
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What 28 People Are SayingWrite a review
Overall ratings and reviews
3.3
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3.0
food
3.4
service
3.1
ambience
2.6
value
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49% of people would recommend it to a friend
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vipOpenTable Diner (New York Area)
1.0
Dined on September 24, 2016

The location was not open when we arrived.

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OpenTable Diner (New England)
1.0
Dined on September 24, 2016

Would have loved to review this restaurant -- but arrived there on Saturday night to find restaurant had closed for the season. Open Table should have known this...

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OpenTable Diner (New England)
1.0
Dined on September 20, 2016

Well, neither the restaurant nor OpenTable published the fact that they have CLOSED for the season. We arrived for dinner only to find the building completely dark. Marketing and communication was EXTREMELY disappointing.

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vipOpenTable Diner (New England)
2.0
Dined on September 10, 2016

Food was marginal; two of three entrees were wrong; a large family party were letting their toddlers run and scream making it difficult to talk. And didn't take Discover - overall not a hit.

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OpenTable Diner (New England)
3.0
Dined on September 4, 2016

We arrived and we were given a clean table. The service was okay and the menu a bit light on quality. Unfortunately the food did not come up to standards we expected but acceptable. The restaurant in fairness was coming to the end of a long day of a holiday weekend and could have been stretched in the kitchen.

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OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
1.0
Dined on August 27, 2016

Service was awful. Food was not flavorful. I would not recommend to anyone.

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vipMaryLouS (New England)
4.0
Dined on August 7, 2016

great variations of food on the menu....ie: onion rings, cape cobb salad. a little short on the wine pour.
would definitely return

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Outstanding (New England)
2.0
Dined on August 6, 2016

Lobster bisque was very good. Lobster Mac and cheese was over cooked and dry without any cheese. Mahi Mini tacos were very good with a kick, but they didn't drain the salsa (or it was just very watery) making it a mess to eat and leaving my plate full of juice.

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OpenTable Diner (Baltimore)
5.0
Dined on August 6, 2016

Great server who was patient with our group. The scallop roll and fish tacos were great! The drink list was fun and enjoyed the "hot and dirty" martini.

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vipDandA (Baltimore)
2.0
Dined on August 4, 2016

Surprised that the restaurant was empty for week day dinner. The staff indicated that they were busy during lunch. New owners and things seem to be in transition still. Staff was nice. Soups were tasty. Scallop roll was very good. Cod was ok. Hopefully, things will improve.

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Hours, Transportation, and Details

Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
American, Comfort Food, Seafood
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Hours of operation
Sunday - Thursday: 11:30 - 9:00
Friday - Saturday: 11:30- 10:00
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Cross street
Thames
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Price range
$30 and under
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Payment options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
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Catering
We are able to cater on-site and off-site for any sized function. Our sister restaurant has and allows us to utilize a 40' catering kitchen for any party, wherever you want it to be.
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Parking details
We do validate parking for the lot directly in front of The Boat Yard for your first 2 hours. You will see our sign at the entrance. Additionally, there are multiple metered spots and public lots that can be accessed off of Thames St.
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Public transit
The Boat Yard is located just two short blocks south of Newport's Gateway Center on America's Cup.
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Executive chef
Brent Clark
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Private party facilities
We feature seating from 40-400. In-season we accept private parties in the outdoor section of the restaurant for groups of 100+. The inside portion of the restaurant is available for private parties anywhere from a party of 20 to a full buyout which can accommodate 250.
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Private party contact
Jillian Vieweg: (401) 846-2722
Additional
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Entertainment, Farm to Table, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Takeout, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine