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Black Pearl

₹₹ - ₹₹₹American, , Seafood
10 1/2 Bannisters Wharf, Bannister's Wharf, Newport, RI 02840-3003
+1 401-846-5264
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good35%
  • Average16%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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“chowder” (416 reviews)
“clams” (81 reviews)
“burger” (82 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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10 1/2 Bannisters Wharf, Bannister's Wharf, Newport, RI 02840-3003
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Went to the tavern area and had to have something to eat. So we hesrd about the clam chowder but wondered about something like a burger. Well this place has a ver very good burger. And yes tge clam chowder is actually one of if...More

Thank utuado1968
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Looking for some decent food and a late night drink.. check out the Black Pearl on Bannisters Wharf.

Thank jeffinerwhite
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went here for a birthday dinner. Ordered a pomegranate cosmopolitan and even after sending it back, worst drink I ever had! Ordered a skewer of scallops and shrimp and they weren’t seasoned with anything and were rather tasteless. And the wild rice tasted like Uncle...More

Thank Llamafocs
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Black Pearl restaurant predates the movie series. I asked. My lobster salad on croissant was delicious, including the excellent potato salad and fresh pickles. My SIL had the same lobster salad on a bed of greens (more healthy, I should have ordered that, too)....More

Thank thedogColumbia_MO
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Black Pearl was recommended to us by a family member. We are in agreement with their review. The food was excellent. I enjoyed the clam chowder which is a specialty of The Black Pearl. The dining area wasn’t available because they we’re getting it...More

Thank 5265wanda
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Always like visiting this establishment when in Newport. The chowder I find to be one of the best I have tried in the area. That said, I had only tried about 5 other restaurants, but this one is tops and Luke the JP at the...More

Thank Lin B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Cozy atmosphere and dark woods complement the easy going feel here. Great steamed mussels in garlic wine lemon sauce. Sauce great for dunking bread. Halibut was delicious and service was friendly. Come here whenever I visit Newport.

Thank debbeyes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped for a late lunch. The place was very busy but we had only a short wait for a table. The clam chowder was outstanding. If you are having a salad or sandwich with it I would go for the cup an it is...More

Thank Carl C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had lunch here before touring some of the mansions. Had read somewhere that they had one of the best New England Clam Chowder on the United States. So of course, we each started with a bowl. The consistency was perfect. Not too thick with lots...More

Thank Vicki M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped here on a Sunday afternoon. The clam chowder was the best I ever had and I have had chowder for over 40 years. My date had be the sea scallops and I had the Nantucket scallops. Both dishes were fantastic. The rice and veggies...More

Thank pat9doerr11
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Response from debbeyes | Reviewed this property |
Good question but i have no idea
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Response from John Paul S | Reviewed this property |
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Response from WithMyDog | Reviewed this property |
It's my understanding that the Tavern side is open for lunch and dinner, but the Commodore's Room only has dinner hours.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 15 - US$ 55
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
View, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10 1/2 Bannisters Wharf, Bannister's Wharf, Newport, RI 02840-3003
  • Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Newport
  • Phone Number: +1 401-846-5264
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