The Wharf Pub

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283 reviews
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Gastro Pub
A Fresh and Creative take on Classic Pub Food with an Emphasis on Local Ingredients and Bold Flavors. Our Draft Beers are all New England Based Beer Companies and we pride Ourselves on an Eclectic and Unique Wine List at a Local Price Point. We also offer a full Gluten Free Lunch and Dinner Menu. As well as a great Kids menu!

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Sun 10:00AM - 12:00PM
Mon - Fri 11:30AM - 11:45AM 12:00PM - 1:00PM 1:15PM - 3:45PM 4:00PM - 5:00PM
Sat 10:00AM - 12:00PM

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K
New York Area
19 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Fresh, local, nice peeps! And homemade pickles! Oh, and those Brussels Sprouts! Just a wonderful spot that always gets it right. Come as you are!

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GM
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We always make it a point to stop here when in Newport. The staff is always super friendly and the service is superb. A great variety of different foods and drinks. Awesome beer and bourbon selection!

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JF
New England
2 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Amazing food!! Exceptional service and great atmosphere!

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GP
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We have several special memories associated with experiences here. It is a real favorite for us. The menue is extremely unique.

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OT
New England
3 reviews
Dined on January 13, 2019
Overall 3food 4service 1ambience 4

Normally I really enjoy the Wharf Pub—this was an off day. Food was still great, but service wasn’t good at all. We were put at a table right on top of another party when the restaurant was empty, so we requested to move. New table was fine, but the food took an eternity to come out (again, the restaurant wasn’t busy at all). Our waitress didn’t check up on us for drink refills either. Food quality is still there if you don’t mind waiting forever, but the service has slipped.

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RV
New York Area
9 reviews
Dined on December 26, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 4

The Wharf Pub is a great place to sit back, relax, and have some drinks and food. The oysters we had out of Matunuk were fresh and delicious. The beer list was long and many good choices. We kept to eating pub food choices so I can’t talk about the entree menu but the burgers and shrimp were good. A great place to relax!

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San Francisco
17 reviews
Dined on December 14, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Service and our meal could not have been better. Just a great spot on the wharf !!!

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New England
2 reviews
Dined on November 29, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We had the best lunch at the wharf pub today. Our server was kind and attentive. The food was out of the world. The truffle tots are phenomenal! The sliders were perfect and the mustard aioli was great with the fries. This is a great option in downtown Newport.

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OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on November 25, 2018
Overall 2food 2service 4ambience 2

Food was poor, was expecting a lot better.
Service was very good
Cleanliness was poor , our table was not clean and our clothes were sticking to the table.

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P
New England
2 reviews
Dined on November 12, 2018
Overall 3food 3service 2ambience 5

The waitress was decent but the host and hostess were apathetic and unfriendly

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T
New England
11 reviews
Dined on November 11, 2018
Overall 2food 2service 3ambience 2

Disappointed with the food quality and high prices. Service was decent, but the overall experience was not up to the level that many other places we go in Newport. Again, not terrible but there are many other choices for the same or less money.

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L
New York Area
1 review
Dined on November 11, 2018
Overall 2food 2service 2ambience 2

Bad experience - inattentive waiter, very noisy and most important COLD burger

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m
New England
4 reviews
Dined on November 8, 2018
Overall 5food 3service 4ambience 5

Great fun. Food was somewhat inventive. Good beer selection. Miss the cordial cocktails

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DC
New York Area
22 reviews
Dined on October 21, 2018
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 3

The service was very good. The food was average. Would not rush back.

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JD
Philadelphia
2 reviews
Dined on October 20, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 3ambience 5

We were in New Port over the weekend. We were able to get a reservation which was great because everywhere around the wharf was on a hour plus wait for 2. Atmosphere was fun but our server was kind of well, rude. We got seated and he was at our table as we were picking up the menu we asked for more time since the drink menu has a lot of great things on it. He looked at us like we had 3 heads sort of mumbled and walked away. We had to ask for water 3 times and finally it arrived as we were finishing dinner. Pub Weiner was delicious but we were disappointed not more seafood with its location. But everything was tasty! Definitely a good vibe in there if you want to be around people:)

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SO
Cincinnati
55 reviews
Dined on October 20, 2018
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 3

Good quick dinner in an expensive area. Great beer selection. Moderately priced food.

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WR
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on October 19, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

Had a dinner at the Wharf Pub. Great atmosphere for a true "pub-like" experience. Great beer selection, tight seating, live music, and a great Newport vibe. Food was very good - oysters and tater tots were especially good.

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BW
New York Area
41 reviews
Dined on October 2, 2018
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 3

I had fish and chips and the fish was good but the chips were a bit small-sized and amount. Probably because we were there late, after 9 because we went to a different restaurant first.

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KG
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on September 22, 2018
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 3

Great location. Menu seemed interesting and fun. Tater tots were great but small portion (we shared.) Waited well over an hour for our entrees which were ok not outstanding - we all had burgers of some variation. Would consider trying again - maybe we just had an off night.

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D
New England
59 reviews
Dined on September 16, 2018
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 3

Had chicken and waffles. Chorizo was a bit overwhelming for the dish. Not enough chicken. Also had shrimp and grits. It’s was delicious but the Chorizo was almost too spicy and takes over the dish. Waiter was mediocre. Drinks were good. Overall We still enjoyed it.

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BK
New England
14 reviews
Dined on September 9, 2018
Overall 3food 4service 3ambience 2

The food was great. Not outstanding, but definitely tasty. The ambiance inside leaves something to be desired. I was disappointed that because we booked a rez on Open Table we had to sit inside. The outdoor patio is a real selling point of dining at the Wharf. I would go back to check out their beer selection.

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CB
Tampa
18 reviews
Dined on September 8, 2018
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

Had the Yo Mama Burger -- with peanut butter on top -- excellent

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OT
1 review
Dined on August 28, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

Loved the oyster beer shot. The calamari and peel and eat shrimp were excellent. Great service, very attentive.

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BB
New York Area
10 reviews
Dined on August 28, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 3

It was q slow night. We sat inside in a booth. The waitress was very pleasant and the food was good. I had read you should try the taters and we did. They were quite good.

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KG
New York Area
9 reviews
Dined on August 25, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

they cater to gluten free individuals. a large drink menu must make a reservation though

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JS
New England
3 reviews
Dined on August 24, 2018
Overall 3food 4service 1ambience 3

The hostess was rude and said she could not honor our reservation becaue they were made 45 munutes earlier. She actually laughed at me. I showed her the conformation through open table and she said we have to wait until a table was available or we coould sit in community bar area. I complained and we were seates about 30 minutes later.

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OT
New England
1 review
Dined on August 19, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 3ambience 3

It took a really long time for the food to come out. But it was worth the wait

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TG
New York Area
1 review
Dined on August 18, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Visiting from New Jersey with friends and saw the Wharf had good ratings online. We were seated promptly at our reservation time and offered drink specials. Extensive drink selection. I went with a porter first and then the paloma after. Both were very good. We had peel and eat shrimp for the appetizer and the flavor was great. I ordered the BBQ brisket sandwich and the thing was a beast. So much flavor was packed into the sandwich and it all went together really well. Tater tots on the side were hot and crispy so that was a plus. There was some love music which was cool, and not too loud. The overall atmosphere and decor was cool too. Great spot to meet up for dinner, would definitely return if I’m ever back in Newport.

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CT
New York Area
53 reviews
Dined on August 15, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 3

Very good gastropub. Everything we ordered was very good/ excellent. Tater tots are ubiquitous on menu. Who knew that was a thing?
Recommend cocktails menu and shrimp n grits.

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KG
1 review
Dined on August 15, 2018
Overall 1food 1service 4ambience 4

Friendly server but terrible food. Beef Sliders were literally identical to my son’s kids meal but double the price. Another burger was totally over cooked and our request for ketchup went unanswered. All in all, a waste of money!

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PD
Miami
3 reviews
Dined on August 12, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Fun atmosphere singer Billy was great. Good was very good.

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R
Atlantic City
4 reviews
Dined on August 11, 2018
Overall 2food 2service 2ambience 1

This restaurant is great for tourists mass production and certainly not for an epicurean . Spoiled coming from new york

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Y
Minneapolis
77 reviews
Dined on August 8, 2018
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 3

We had a tasty dinner at The Wharf Pub. Great location. Great selection of tater tots. Make sure you try out one of the varieties.

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SK
New York Area
1 review
Dined on August 7, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 5

Authentic setting. Loved it! Shrimp and Grits excellent. JK Burger also great.
Our server was great and was spot on with recommending the grits.

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CF
New England
3 reviews
Dined on July 21, 2018
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 3

As central as it gets in Newport. Basic pub food, very relaxed atmosphere. Happening and a party scene.

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New England
4 reviews
Dined on July 21, 2018
Overall 4food 3service 3ambience 3

A computer glitch delayed our lunch substantially but they made up for it by deleting the charge for 2/4 meals. When we finally got our meals they were terrific. Great place!

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1 review
Dined on July 18, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Went to the Wharf Pub for my girlfriend’s birthday and had an amazing experience. The food was amazing and our waitress was extremely kind. They even threw in a free dessert for my girlfriend which was an awesome addition to our experience!

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p
New England
23 reviews
Dined on July 14, 2018
Overall 4food 3service 5ambience 4

TOO LOUD! Laura our server was great. Singer was terrific. Just way too loud for conversation

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London
1 review
Dined on July 11, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Dinner while on a visit to Rhode Island. The beer selection was fanatic and there’s was great tasting food to satisfy everyone. The burgers were great, chops tasty and the chorizo and grits very flavourful.

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J
Philadelphia
7 reviews
Dined on July 4, 2018
Overall 4food 3service 4ambience 3

Decent food, great location.

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