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The Beachead Restaurant

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596 Corn Neck Road, New Shoreham, Block Island, RI 02807
+1 401-466-2249
11:30 - 21:30
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Sun - Sat 11:30 - 21:30
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Lincoln, Massachusetts
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144 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

Very pleasant lunch on the porch. 3.5 stars. We both had salads. My husband enjoyed his caesar salad with salmon. Beet salad was good but shrimp just ok. The wait staff was good.

Thank Auroraam
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 August 2016

Fantastic menu, great prices, awesome view. Walked straight off the beach across the street for alfresco lunch.

1 Thank Kimberlyfo
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

The Beachhead offers dining inside out outside on their patio and deck. The patio and deck is probably the best place to eat. It is right across from the beach and it offers some great views of the ocean and beach. It restaurant does get busy, but the outside seating does not feel cramped when it is busy. The menu... More 

Thank Steve D
Scarsdale, New York
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36 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 August 2016

We have had main meals before, but this trip, earlier this week, we had drinks and hors d'oeuvres only. Oyster time, 3 to 4 pm weekdays, is awesome, local oysters $1 each. We also had hot pretzels and white wine, Gruner Veltlliner, that we enjoyed.

Thank mbsaandercock
1 review
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Delicious food ,well priced for the island.Jason, our waiter, was very accomaodating.Food arrived quickly and hot..exactly as I requested it. Third time here ...would surely return...right off Benson beach..who could ask for more?

Thank ptmanCt
Essex, United States
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70 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 August 2016

This food is expensive and flavorless! I ordered the little neck clams, 7 of the in a bowl of yellow broth that was flavorless, about 6 pieces of also flavorless chorizo and some corn. The clams were not littlenecks, more like middle necks.My husband had the clam cakes, he said they were actually ok. My son had the mussels, that... More 

1 Thank Antonio R
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36 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 August 2016

Great place to eat. Perfect location, just on your way back to town from biking out to the North end light house. During the summer, Monday - Thursdays 3-4pm is buck a shuck - $1 oysters! Great verandah for eating on too. Don't miss going inside to check

Thank cindylee40
Wantagh, New York
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19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 August 2016

Huge deck overlooking the ocean with additional seating on street level. Staff was very pleasant and the food was excellent. I have enjoyed this restaurant for years and will continue to return.

Thank Marvin G
1 review
Reviewed 17 August 2016

For our last night of vacation in Block Island, we couldn't have had a better overall dining experience at the Beachead. Our server, Kaitlin, was attentive and engaging, and she even suggested the Striped Bass on the specials menu, which my husband ordered and said was the best fish he has had in years. Kaitlin was happy to accommodate to... More 

Thank Suzanne G
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269 reviews
154 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

Six of us had dinner. Salads, fried clams excellent. Striped bass, freshly caught, was perfect, in a superb sauce. Linguine & shrimp, and warm lobster rolls also very good. Big selection of draft beers. Limited selection of wines, as with most places on the Island, but the gruner veltliner for $30 was fine with our food. Waitress was terrific -... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 27
American, Bar, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, View, Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 596 Corn Neck Road, New Shoreham, Block Island, RI 02807
  • Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Block Island  >  New Shoreham
  • Phone Number: +1 401-466-2249

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?