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Thames Waterside Bar & Grill

₹₹ - ₹₹₹American, , Seafood
251 Thames St, Bristol, RI 02809-1853
+1 401-253-4523
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  • Excellent24%
  • Very good37%
  • Average22%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible6%
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251 Thames St, Bristol, RI 02809-1853
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I had a great lunch here with my mom. We had great waitstaff. Fun environment inside with TVs to watch sports games at the bar and outside seating looking out at Narragansett Bay.

Thank Sam H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were seated immediately at a table by the water where a gentle breeze added to the ambient. The waitress was evtreem;y friendly and efficient and the food was delicious. We each enjoyed the lobster roll lunch served with coleslaw and fries.The sweet tea also...More

Thank Kyle S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went on a lovely summer evening. The view is amazing. That’s the end. When we got there, we saw about 75% of the tables free. But they said 1 hour wait. Should have know to leave. Service was ok, but the food was god...More

1  Thank ilovepita
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I regret to say that after dining at this establishment for years, it is now crossed off my list. It is a Saturday afternoon of Memorial Day Weekend. We arrive around 2:15 and put our name in for lunch. I am told a half hour...More

Thank Perry4245
Reviewed 4 May 2018

Great place fun time after a visit to Blithwood Garden!! On the water Fun Waitress. It was very quiet...a Tues afternoon Have been before and was glad it has not changed!

Thank 63gretchenr
Reviewed 8 April 2018

we were there on a weeknight and it was pretty slow. our server accommodated a fairly large table with grace and excellent service. food was very good. reco the stuffies for sure – really tasty. caprese salad was also good. my husband ordered clam cakes...More

Thank joojy
Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

Visited a couple of days ago. Great location. Terrible food and poor service. Not cheap asnd not worth the experience. Great in the summer to have an overpriced cocktail on the roof deck. Locals know better and stsy away, you should too.

Thank Pieroantonio01701
Reviewed 23 February 2018 via mobile

Great food and friendly staff. I Had the Clam Chowder, and we both had the fish and chips. We sat on the enclosed back deck. Nice view of the ocean. Looking forward to stopping by over the summer.

Thank William D
Reviewed 18 January 2018

The service was excellent and the view is amazing. My large scallops were cooked to perfection and scallops can be hard to not overcook. The view of the harbor is delightful. The customers at the bar were a little loud, but it is a bar...More

Thank Burton B
Reviewed 2 December 2017

Tyler, who served us, was excellent. He suggested a great bottle of wine and the food was also excellent. Had a great view of the water. A great place to enjoy your meal.

Thank Harry76F
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it is part of the restaurant and you'd have to go thru the restaurant. although service animals probably could most state health laws probably would not allow non service animals (pets) in the restaurant and therefore not... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 20
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, View, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 251 Thames St, Bristol, RI 02809-1853
  • Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Bristol
  • Phone Number: +1 401-253-4523
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