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About Top of the Bay Restaurant

Since opening we have been arranging all the details necessary to cater you the most memorable events. To help exceed your expectations and your guests, our menu options feature a wide range of Seafood, Steaks and New England Favorites. You may choose from wide variety of Seafood, Italian and Fresh Cuts Steaks. Complete satisfaction and delicious food, including prompt and professional service, is our commitment to you and your guests.

898 Oakland Beach Avenue
Warwick, RI 02889
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Seafood, American, Italian

Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Tuesday-Saturday: 11:30am - 4:00pm; Dinner: Tuesday- Thursday: 4:00pm - 9:00pm, Friday - Saturday: 4:00pm - 10:00pm, Sunday: 12:00pm - 9:00pm
Closed on Monday during the Winter only

Cross Street:
Oakland Beach

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(401) 921-3663

Website:
http://www.topofthebayrestaurant.com/

Private Party Facilities:
We offer Private dining from 15 to 20 guest

Private Party Contact:
Eli Farhat: (401) 921-3663

Additional:
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Takeout, View, Wheelchair Access

Top of the Bay Restaurant Ratings and Reviews

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4.2

Overall Rating

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food

4.2

service

4.4

ambience

4.1

value

4.4

Noise

Moderate

94% would recommend it to a friend

Scenic View (304)
Great for Lunch (165)
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Special Occasion (136)
Good for Groups (133)
Romantic (67)
Fit for Foodies (65)
Great for Outdoor Dining (51)
Kid-friendly (43)
Great for Brunch (31)
Hot Spot (26)
Waterfront (21)
Worth the Drive (13)
Good for a Date (12)
Vibrant Bar Scene (11)
Good for Anniversaries (10)
Casual (10)
Late-night Find (10)
Good for Birthdays (9)
Comfort Food (8)
Sunday Lunch (7)
Notable Wine List (6)
Cozy (5)
Business Meals (4)
Fun (4)
Local Ingredients (4)
Outstanding Value (4)
Authentic (3)
People Watching (3)
Quiet Conversation (3)
Seasonal (3)
Disabled Access (2)
Gluten Free Options (2)
Pre/post Theatre (2)
Tasting Menu (2)
Afternoon Coffee (1)
Creative Cuisine (1)
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 (New England)·Dined on January 25, 2015

We have been coming to Top of The Bay for years now. No matter what you have whether it be seafood , steaks or pasta you will not be disappointed. My favorites are the calamari, scallops Nantucket and shrimp scampi. In the summer the upper deck is open for entertainment , cocktails and dining. The prices are right and now until spring you can enjoy their lunch and dinner whole meal specials!

Tags: Good for Groups, Great for Lunch, Neighborhood Gem, Scenic View
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 (New England)·Dined on January 18, 2015

A group of six of us met to get together post holiday. It was perfect. We had a wonderful waitress...Maureen, who was very social and simply a joy. She made our dining experience pleasant and enjoyable! Half of us chose the special which included a beverage (wine/beer), an appetizer, soup or salad and an entrée (about 10 to choose from) and a dessert. Delicious!!!!!

Tags: Good for Groups, Scenic View, Special Occasion
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 (New England)·Dined on January 18, 2015

Restaurant was booked by a private party, thereby eliminating access to view tables.

Tags: Good for Groups, Scenic View
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 (New England)·Dined on December 31, 2014

Reservations for 7pm. Seated at 7pm. Order taken at 7:10pm. (we had a party to attend at 9:15pm). Waitress waited 25 min. to turn in order. 30 min between appetizer and main course. Never asked if we wanted "another drink". Dinner came 10 min before we had to leave. We had a few bites, packed up the meals and departed. Manager blamed the waitress and gave us a gift certificate w/o telling me how much it is worth. Guess it will be a surprise next time we go? Waitress blamed the kitchen. Both of us ordered steaks med well. Both came rare, very red inside. I marked Food Experience as Fair, not because we didn't get to finish our meal, but because we ate the leftovers at home after finishing in the oven what the chef did not properly do on the grill.

Not sure who's fault it is. Don't care really. Restaurant was only half full at 7:30pm, so patrons did not overwhelm restaurant's capacity. We will return, because we figure our experience was a rare event at TOTB. (we have been there before). But as for NYE, the experience less than notable.

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 (New England)·Dined on December 31, 2014

Food was good - have had better at other restaurants. Waitress seemed to be spread to her limit with tables but tried to be attentive. Hard to judge a restaurant on a holiday. I would go back again and see what the regular menu has to offer.

Tags: Scenic View
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 (New England)·Dined on November 22, 2014

We have been to Top of the Bay restaurant a few times now. Once we just showed up and were seated right away and the other times we made reservations. Every time we have been there the food has been spectacular and the service was great! The view of the Newport bridge and the lights in Newport added to the ambiance. We will definietely go there again and will tell others about this restaurant.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Kid-friendly, Late-night Find, Scenic View, Special Occasion
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 (New England)·Dined on November 12, 2014

It was my Husbands and my Uncles Birthday. We had a great time. The view was so nice.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Great for Brunch, Great for Lunch, Great for Outdoor Dining, Hot Spot, Neighborhood Gem, Romantic, Scenic View, Special Occasion, Vibrant Bar Scene
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 (New England)·Dined on October 31, 2014

We decided to try this restaurant as we are new to the area and exploring in the offseason. The location is great. We were there after dusk so not able to take in the view - but the dining area had ample window seating and large glass doors that open up to the view of the bay. The food was very good. I had the Filet Mignon and it was cooked perfectly. The service was friendly.

Tags: Good for Groups, Great for Lunch, Kid-friendly, Neighborhood Gem, Scenic View
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 (New England)·Dined on October 25, 2014

We used Open Table to reserve a table for 2pm. We arrived early and our table was ready as a window seat which was wonderful! We brought friends from out of state who also very much enjoyed the view, food and dining experience!

Tags: Great for Lunch, Scenic View, Special Occasion
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 (New England)·Dined on October 24, 2014

What a wonderful place to celebrate a birthday with family and friends.

Tags: Good for Groups, Great for Brunch, Great for Lunch, Kid-friendly, Late-night Find, Neighborhood Gem, Scenic View, Special Occasion
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 (New England)·Dined on October 18, 2014

i always enjoy eating here. the food is great and the service is just as good.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Neighborhood Gem, Scenic View, Special Occasion
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 (New England)·Dined on October 18, 2014

We have been to The Top of The Bay many times and always enjoy the water view and delicious food usually just the two of us. This time we dined with friends and we had a new waiter, (he was good) but the food could have been a little warmer. We had been talking up the experience to our friends and it fell a little short. I guess we will return alone.

Tags: Good for Groups, Neighborhood Gem, Scenic View
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 (New England)·Dined on October 17, 2014

Great place, staff is down to earth and very accommodating. Food is excellent and the prices won't kill you.

Tags: Good for Groups, Neighborhood Gem, Scenic View, Special Occasion
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 (Naples)·Dined on September 16, 2014

The view was wonderful and the food was very good.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Scenic View
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 (New York Area)·Dined on September 10, 2014

Great spot. The food was average for the price. 1st time here. Hostess was less then thrilled to be there. Maybe an off night for her. Saw the lobsta special and had that portion was small maybe a 1 lb but I guess that's what 25 $ gets you.
I will return and try other menu items before i make a final judgement

Tags: Great for Lunch, Great for Outdoor Dining, Scenic View
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 (Naples)·Dined on August 28, 2014

This is my first time to this restaurant, although I have heard it advertised for years. We had excellent service, but the restaurant is very loud. The food is good, but a little overpriced. All in all, if you are looking for some local flare & do not want to drive to the beaches in Narragansett or Newport, you cannot go wrong dining at Top of the Bay.

Tags: Good for Groups, Neighborhood Gem, Scenic View
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 (New England)·Dined on August 21, 2014

Went to Top of the Bay a few times, quality varied at times, as the restaurant evolved through several new managements. The current management has really outdone itself in it's current incarnation. Celebrated my mother's birthday with 7 guests and had a fantastic time. Our waitress was superb, the food really outstanding, best scrod I've had that I can remember. Great menu overall and beautiful scenery overlooking the ocean.

Tags: Great for Brunch, Good for Groups, Special Occasion, Great for Lunch, Scenic View
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 (New England)·Dined on July 16, 2014

This was a beauitful experience for a wedding anniversay

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Romantic, Special Occasion, Scenic View, Hot Spot
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 (Toronto)·Dined on June 12, 2014

The restaurant was clean and busy. The lady standing at the entrance gave us a 'meh' feeling as we walked in. She stood at the entrance with her elbows on the pulpit with her head in her hands. Not very welcoming. The place was busy and loud. The seafood was outstanding with no scimping on potions. The price was decent for what you got.

Tags: Scenic View
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 (New England)·Dined on June 12, 2014

Lobster roll was tasteless and red clam chowder was lukewarm.White chowder was very good.

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 (New England)·Dined on June 3, 2014

Service was great.Server was knowledgable and accommodating,one in our party was gluten intolerant.

Tags: Scenic View, Vibrant Bar Scene
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 (New England)·Dined on May 28, 2014

Enjoyed bringing my parents here for their 65th Anniversary. They enjoyed the food, atmosphere, service and the view! Would definitely go back.

Tags: Good for Groups, Special Occasion, Great for Lunch, Scenic View
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 (New England)·Dined on May 11, 2014

The Top of the Bay is a great resturant.. Ive been going there for mothers day a very long time.. Every time we go great brunch.. They should have it more often..Will always go back.. They are a great resturant during the the summer .. Great view.. Thanks karen

Tags: Great for Brunch, Kid-friendly, Scenic View
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vip
 (New England)·Dined on March 1, 2014

Saturday night dinner overlooking the bay; food was prepared to order and the wait staff was attentive.

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 (New England)·Dined on February 20, 2014

Top of the Bay restaurant used to be my favorite place to go for a birthday or romantic dinner. How things have changed. I made reservations using Open Table asking for a window seat for my birthday- instead we were seated at a table at the server's work area (where they put the cleared dishes etc - extremely noisy and unpleasant) even though there were other tables - not window tables but better places to sit-available. I ordered the ribeye with scallops, rare; I got a tough strip steak not ribeye, medium rare. Husband's sea scallops were not properly cooked-raw inside. Our server was nice enough but clumsy-part of my dinner slid off the plate onto the table- big mess- accidents happen. But its no longer worth driving 22 miles for dinner

Tags: Romantic, Scenic View, Special Occasion
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 (New England)·Dined on February 20, 2014

Lunch: Chowder,clam cakes, entree,desert, coffee. $10 wine 2.99, martini,manhattan 3.99. Super deal

Tags: Scenic View, Great for Lunch
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 (New England)·Dined on February 14, 2014

Had a wonderful meal the food was great and the server was excellent.

Tags: Scenic View, Neighborhood Gem
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 (New England)·Dined on February 14, 2014

As always, the service was great!

Serendipity - ordered veal francaise and got chicken francaise: still, a great dish, one that I would pick next time.

Tags: Good for Groups, Scenic View, Neighborhood Gem, Great for Lunch, Special Occasion
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 (New England)·Dined on February 8, 2014

This restaurant never fails to meet my expectations with its consistently good food and service.

Tags: Romantic, Hot Spot, Special Occasion
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 (New England)·Dined on January 30, 2014

The luncheon specials are a best buy. The baked scrod has been excellent on the four occasions I have tried it and has had excellent reviews from our guests. It has been flaky and not dried out. The clam zuppa in white broth featured cherry stone clams that were very tender.

I look forward to the view of the bay from the glassed in terrace.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Scenic View, Great for Lunch
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 (New England)·Dined on January 19, 2014

Some of my relatives came down from Northern Mass. to have dinner at Top of the Bay. Everything was wonderful. They cannot wait to come back.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Kid-friendly, Scenic View, Neighborhood Gem, Great for Lunch, Special Occasion
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 (New England)·Dined on October 24, 2013

2nd time at the top of the bay both time's were fun the food is very good , will go again when im back in town

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Scenic View
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 (New England)·Dined on October 17, 2013

I Booked A Table For Top Of The Bay. It Was To Celebrate My Wifes Birthday With 10 Guests. They Were Very Accommodating. I Was Able To Drop Off A Birthday Cake Ahead Of Time With No Problems. Once We Showed Up, I Didnt Have To Say A Thing.They Remembered Right Away And Wished My Wife A Happy Birthday. We Were Also Late Arrivals Due To Work So We Came Close To Closing Time. They Didnt Rush Us Out And Were Still Very accommodating. The Service, Food And Staff Were Excellent. To Date This Is The Best Resturaunt I Have Been To And Plan To Return Soon. I Couldnt Have Asked For Better.

Tags: Good for Groups, Kid-friendly, Romantic, Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion
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 (Toronto)·Dined on September 3, 2013

We happened to be visiting and found the Top of the Bay by chance, but it certainly worked out very well. First, the view is amazing. The food is excellent, with seafood being our choice. The service was friendly and attentive.
The lighting was a little too bright for late evening dining, but overall still a memorable experience.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Romantic, Hot Spot
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on July 18, 2013

We enjoyed our dinner. Waitress was great. I had the scallops. Downfall was it was very noisy.

Tags: Good for Groups, Neighborhood Gem
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 (New England)·Dined on June 27, 2013

One of the best places in RI for Delicious Fried Clams....Generous Portions and soooo tasty!
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Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Neighborhood Gem
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 (New England)·Dined on June 25, 2013

Took two friends from out of town to the Top of the Bay for lunch. They were very impressed with the scenic view, service, and the food was fabulous. It was a perfect afternoon.

Tags: Good for Groups, Scenic View, Great for Lunch, Special Occasion
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 (New England)·Dined on June 4, 2013

Lovely lunch. Food was excellent. Consistently Good. Service was supreme!! Didn't miss a beat. Can't beat the view - that's for sure - what can this restaurant do to attract a slightly younger crowd? I know they are trying - complete with a "scan the QR code" promotion on the door - people are missing a gem - shouldn't just be a lunchtime bastion for the seniors....Love it.

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Kid-friendly, Scenic View, Neighborhood Gem, Great for Lunch
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 (New England)·Dined on May 15, 2013

Top of the Bay Restaurant is a great place to eat. I've been there several times for lunch. There are great waterviews from the windows. The food has always been delicious especially their red clam chowder and clam cakes. The wait staff are always courteous and very attentive. I can't rate it high enough.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Scenic View, Great for Lunch
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 (New England)·Dined on April 25, 2013

We enjoyed the delicious food. However we could not hold a conversation because of all the noise in the restaurant. Due to the noise level, we will not make another reservation.

Tags: Romantic, Scenic View
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