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The Oar

221 Jobs Hill Rd, New Shoreham, Block Island, RI 02807
+1 401-466-8820
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good42%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“sushi” (123 reviews)
“fried chicken” (17 reviews)
“lobster roll” (37 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Sushi
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221 Jobs Hill Rd, New Shoreham, Block Island, RI 02807
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I've dined at the oar many many times the food is amazing and the prices are reasonable it really is a cool place to eat plus you can read all the oars while you wait for your food.

Thank kevin k
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great vibes. Good food. Super ambiance. Nice waiter. So so bar tender. Lousy lemonade. Fun games on the lawn. Easy breezy and down to earth. As pricey as fancier places.

Thank MontaukTraveler
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I enjoyed my lunch on Labor Day at The Oar immensely. Blackened mahi tacos were very good, as was the chowder. The star of the meal, however, was our server. I hope I remember well that her name was Secona. She was great. Will definitely...More

Thank Rory D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Everything delicious and reasonably priced. Service good. HUGE salads. Great views and outside seating too.

Thank coryboy1952
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A new friend, one of the crew of the MV Block Island (John), recommended that we visit The Oar for lunch... OUTSTANDING suggestion! The friendly greeting started the luncheon off with a laugh and smile. The waitress kept it going and the food was just...More

Thank Ryan W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Outstanding mudslides, great view. We were there at end of August & staff was worn out from the summer, tired of tourists and not super helpful.

Thank Nicholas P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

No complaints but can only say the top shelf Mudslides are worth the extra money. All seafood lunches were very good. Service was excellent.

Thank AnnLor
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went their for appetizers and they were delicious. The ambiance and character really add to the experience. Good food in a fun place.

Thank Charlie W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The view from the oar's bar is the front row seat to the best views on the island. It is THE place for happy hour and sunset. The sushi and seafood are excellent. It's the place we keep coming back to over and over.

Thank lollygal
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The mudslides were unreal. Who cares about anything else. Ha. The food was decent but we ate outside and he menu is more limited. We didn't want to wait for a a table. Cool place.

Thank barnyva
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Response from Debbie D | Reviewed this property |
They do not take reervations and your whole party must be present to be seated. To eat at six be there by 530 and get on the list.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 7 - US$ 15
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, View, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 221 Jobs Hill Rd, New Shoreham, Block Island, RI 02807
  • Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Block Island  >  New Shoreham
  • Phone Number: +1 401-466-8820
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