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22 Bowen's Wine Bar & Grille

Bowens Wharf, Newport, RI 02840
+1 401-841-8884
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good29%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“steak” (239 reviews)
“delmonico” (15 reviews)
“creamed spinach” (16 reviews)
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5:00 PM - 9:00 PM Hours
American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Bowens Wharf, Newport, RI 02840
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Reviewed 4 December 2016

Top notch service. I ordered a nightly special because I think they are always something different.Totally enjoyed! Look forward to going there again. 22 Bowen's is a place to have a really fantastic dining experience!More

Thank CharlestownJoyce
Kim W, General Manager at 22 Bowen's Wine Bar & Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 15 December 2016

Dear CharlestownJoyce, Thank you very much for your wonderful words about 22 Bowen's and for rating us with five stars! I am so pleased you have enjoyed dining with us, and I do hope you will be back in the near future. I know Chef...More

Reviewed 1 December 2016

Great food, but very expensive! I enjoyed the cheese plate and wedge salad. Hubby really like his calamari appetizer and steak dinner with brussel sprouts. However, I did not enjoy the clam chowder, which is something I order all over New England. It was way...More

Thank Jessica T
Reviewed 30 November 2016

The food here is incredible! had dinner one night and was soo good, had lunch the next day. There service was amazing both times. The vibe is warm and cozy inside and worth the price.

Thank vineyardNyc
Reviewed 28 November 2016

Quality To the max, attentive friendly staff, wine selection, gourmet everything .... top ratings!!!

Thank Michael C
Reviewed 26 November 2016

22 Bowen's has it all. Location, ambiance, amazing food and an awesome wait staff. Alix was our server and she was very helpful and attentive.More

Thank kristecn
Kim W, General Manager at 22 Bowen's Wine Bar & Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 30 November 2016

Dear kristecn, Thank you so much for your kind words on 22 Bowen's and for awarding us a five-star review. I appreciate your comments very much and will be sure to pass them along to Alix. She's wonderful and deserved every compliment she receives! My...More

Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

My husband and I decided to enjoy an intimate couples Thanksgiving this year, for a number of reasons. A guide online recommends Newport RI as a good place for this, and that's where we went. 22 Bowen was also recommended as one of the best...More

Thank NinaSA313
Kim W, General Manager at 22 Bowen's Wine Bar & Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 30 November 2016

Dear NinaSA313, Thank you for choosing to celebrate the Thanksgiving holiday with us at 22 Bowen's and also for the wonderful review you wrote! I am thrilled that you and your husband enjoyed your experience with us and I hope that you will consider joining...More

Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

stopped in on a rainy day for lunch and was overwhelmed in the most amazing way! service was top notch and it was a true delight that Eric, knew the menu and could express opinions and nuances of the food. make sure you leave room...More

Thank sjthomas2013
Kim W, General Manager at 22 Bowen's Wine Bar & Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 30 November 2016

Dear sjthomas2013, I'm so pleased you found shelter from the rain with us at 22 Bowen's and were so pleasantly surprised by your experience here! Thank you for taking a moment to write about your visit. I appreciate your words very much! My very best,...More

Reviewed 24 November 2016

We spent a Saturday night at 22 Bowen. The atmosphere of the restaurant was very nice. It was busy, but you could talk. Good drinks before dinner. For the meal, we started with oysters and the French Onion soup. The oysters were excellent and the...More

Thank StreetPretzel
Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

Amazing food and great service. The salmon I had melted in my mouth!! Was very busy (restaurant week) but still fast service considering. Will most definitely be back again and again!!

Thank Kristen K
Reviewed 21 November 2016

Most restaurants on wharves conjure up warm summer nights; cocktails on the deck and soft breezes off the water. But 22 B is toasty, even when the temperature is low and a hard winter wind is thrashing across Narragansett Bay. More importantly,the white linen table...More

Thank Rchard PB B
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Lisette D
5 April 2017|
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Response from 26.2er | Reviewed this property |
I'm sure they will have a Mother's Day brunch. Best to reserve now as that time of year things are very busy in Newport RI.
28 March 2017|
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Response from David L | Reviewed this property |
Very short walk
16 March 2017|
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Response from JKCHAMA | Reviewed this property |
Yes, I would imagine so. There are two levels for dining. Do make sure to make reservations though.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 31 - US$ 50
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Groups, Romantic, View
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 4:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 4:00 PM
11:30 AM - 4:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 4:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bowens Wharf, Newport, RI 02840
  • Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Newport
  • Phone Number: +1 401-841-8884
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Located amidst bustling Bowen’s Wharf in the heart of downtown Newport, 22 Bowen’s Wine Bar & Grille is a world-class steakhouse serving USDA Prime beef, New England's finest seafood, and is complemented by an award-winning wine list. We look forward to having you experience one of Newport’s best.
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