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178 Thames St, Newport, RI 02840-6616
+1 401-846-5856
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good44%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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Irish, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
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178 Thames St, Newport, RI 02840-6616
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped in after walking around the wharf area. Late lunch with chowder and an amazing reuben sandwich - one of their specialties. Try the sangria special too.

Thank Kathleen A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had a fried chicken sandwich that was pretty good. Large portions. My wife’s chicken salad sandwich was also very good. The service was friendly. My only issue was that I chose the “special “ which included a salad, an entree and dessert for $16....More

Thank Maine-e-yak_007
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good food, decent drinks and overall a good place. Service was spotty to poor - lots of folks waiting around for food/drinks/tab.

Thank Alamode900
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Ate lunch here on a tour of New England. The restaurant was very quiet, and the service good. We ordered soup, and the New England Cam chowder was excellent. We also ordered nachos and these were nice, a huge sharing plate, but unfortunately they were...More

Thank Misti66
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Usually stop here when in Newport. Brought a friend for her first trip to Newport. Had a lovely lunch at Buskers, she had the Cottage Pie. I ordered the veggie burger, it was okay, but after inspection, realized it was the lamb burger, this did...More

Thank Passenger798499
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had Cottage pie and hubby had chowder and fish and chips. It was delicious! Highly recommend. Clean restaurant, friendly, quick service.

Thank Deb R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great food, I was craving mac and cheese so came here, onion soup was great too.went all put for pumpkin martini (what could go wrong) and it was pretty good.

Thank Minky C
Reviewed 11 October 2018

We always love Irish pubs, and this dive is actually called Buskers Irish Pub & Restaurant, so we were suckers for it. Actually it was good and an enjoyable bottle of Astoria was $26. So, nay too bad!

Thank Peter T
Reviewed 5 October 2018

We make it a point to go to Busker's every time we are in Newport! It's got that perfect combination of a traditional Irish Pub with good beer, great whiskey, and entertaining staff!

Thank Shawna C
Reviewed 2 October 2018

We were on a NE cruise and Newport was our first port. After walking the Cliff Walk (which was magnificent) we went into town to look for an Irish pub. The first one had a 25 minute wait. We walked a few doors down and...More

Thank conniefarmer
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6 May 2018|
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Response from jetsetter90 | Reviewed this property |
Here is their info: Address: 178 Thames St, Newport, RI 02840 Hours: Open ⋅ Closes 1AM Phone: (401) 846-5856
27 September 2017|
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Response from PierreL559 | Reviewed this property |
No, it should be fine.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 15
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 178 Thames St, Newport, RI 02840-6616
  • Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Newport
  • Phone Number: +1 401-846-5856
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