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Tap & Grille

) #15 of 31 Restaurants in New Shoreham ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ , American, Seafood
Water Street, New Shoreham, New Shoreham, Block Island, RI 02807
+1 401-466-2901
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good43%
  • Average16%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“lobster roll” (15 reviews)
“salad” (8 reviews)
Open Now
08:00 - 22:00All hours
Grill, American, Seafood, Bar
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Water Street, New Shoreham, New Shoreham, Block Island, RI 02807
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The LemonFizz drink was delicious as was the fried chicken sandwich and po boys. Loved sitting on the veranda watching people and boats go by. This is the way to spend a meal.

Thank CplusJ3
NationalJulie, General Manager at Tap & Grille, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you! So glad you enjoyed your meal at the National!

Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped here during a recent trip to Block Island. We had planned to eat elsewhere, but the weather was bad, so all of the restaurants were packed. The Tap & Grille, was right there, so we decided to give it a try. We were...More

Thank ann m
NationalJulie, General Manager at Tap & Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thanks! Nice to get your feedback - so glad you enjoyed your meal at the National!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Me and my wife took a break from riding our bikes and stopped here for refreshments. While we didn't plan on a big meal, we did stop for drinks and a pound of peel and eat shrimp. Our waiter was very nice, so was the...More

Thank Keith M
NationalJulie, General Manager at Tap & Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you and hopefully you will come back for a meal soon!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ate on the deck (which is pretty noisy when busy) but you can't beat the views and people watching. The lobster roll and steamers were EXCELLENT!

Thank ctvtde
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at the National and came down for breakfast. Nothing special omelets, bagels, French toast, etc. The National omelette and Western were fine, ok coffee. It was at least 15 minutes waiting for our breakfast which was sides of bacon , 2 omelettes and...More

Thank mares3boys
Reviewed 1 July 2017

This is very elegant dining with a wonderful harbor view. Love to eat there everytime I visit the island.

Thank bleustace2017
Reviewed 21 June 2017

We flew into Block Island and was told to come here with our friends for lunch and we had a great time here We ate outside in the fresh breeze, and had lunch here. The food was delicious and I ordered the BLT. I forgot...More

Thank yardleywang
NationalJulie, General Manager at Tap & Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 23 June 2017

Thank you so much! Hope to see you again!

Reviewed 7 June 2017

The Pros: I sat at the Bar. It was quiet, it is the beginning of the Season. My Bartender Karyn was wonderful, personable, friendly and attentive. I had the Lobster Bisque Soup and a glass of wine. The soup was tasty, nice pieces of lobster...More

Thank Justfly
NationalJulie, General Manager at Tap & Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 8 June 2017

I am so sorry that this was your experience at the National. We certainly were caught up in our conversation and should have been more discreet. Customer service is truly our priority and yet I realize your experience does not reflect this. There is no...More

Reviewed 6 April 2017

Best place in Old Harbor to sit outside, have a drink at the bar, or an excellent meal while people watching. Out go to place for chowder, lunch or just drinks when we take a break from the boat in Old Salt Pond. It's a...More

Thank SYTrustMe
Reviewed 20 September 2016

Dinner on a Saturday evening. Right on the main waterfront street. Ate outside overlooking ocean, docks, main downtown street. Food, and service were outstanding. Drinks were well worth there price.

Thank Brian O
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Questions & Answers
20 June 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from NationalJulie | Property representative |
Yes, I will add you to our priority seating for July 2. If the table is not ready as you arrive, you will jump ahead of the wait list to have the next table available. Can you just send me your phone number so we can... More
14 July 2015|
Response from NationalJulie | Property representative |
That will definitely be a busy weekend but you will not need a lunch reservation. Just come in and if there is a wait, it is not typically longer than 10-15 minutes. We look forward to seeing you!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 30
Grill, American, Seafood, Bar
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Good for
View, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Water Street, New Shoreham, New Shoreham, Block Island, RI 02807
  • Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Block Island  >  New Shoreham
  • Phone Number: +1 401-466-2901
  • E-mail
The National Hotel Tap & Grille is a full service restaurant serving breakfast, lunch and dinner. The outdoor porch overlooks the harbor and offers a great view of the ocean. The menu specializes in steaks and seafood but has a wide variety for all tastes. We also have an indoor and an outdoor bar with live entertainment every weekend in July and August.
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