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The Mooring

₹₹ - ₹₹₹American, , Seafood
1 Sayer, Newport, RI 02840
+1 401-846-2260
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Overview
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good29%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“doughnuts” (232 reviews)
“seafood” (391 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
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LOCATION
1 Sayer, Newport, RI 02840
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We had friends who recommended the Moorings saying it was a must when visiting Newport! Was an outstanding choice for dinner. We were seated inside the main dining room but near the window’s so we could enjoy the sunset! Must be amazing in the summer...More

Thank judystephen
Dan F, General Manager at The Mooring, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear judystephen, You must thank your friends for us for recommending The Mooring. It's nice to know that we have a reputation as a 'must visit' place in Newport and I am so glad to know we did not disappoint, especially on your anniversary night....More

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

My husband and I were looking for a diversion on the occasion of the anniversary of our son's death. We found the right place. We started with oysters. The Island Cove were the best I've ever had. The scallop chowder had sweet tender sea scallops...More

Thank Sandra Y
Dan F, General Manager at The Mooring, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear Sandra, Thank you for joining us and I am happy to know that we could be even the smallest of diversions on what must have been a sad and memory-filled day for you and your husband. We strive to make our guests happy every...More

Reviewed 4 days ago

Great Location! Right on the water so the view from the tables is really nice especially at sunset. This is a huge restaurant and it is very crowded, lively & noisy and you will pay $7.00/hour for parking if you use their lot. The service...More

Thank Mark S
Dan F, General Manager at The Mooring, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review and I am happy to hear you enjoyed our location. We hope you can give us another try in the future. Gratefully, Dan Fischer General Manager

Reviewed 5 days ago

My husband and I came here for a date night and weren't disappointed. We requested a table by the window to catch the sunset, and were accommodated by the friendly hostess. The views really can't be beat! Our entrees were delicious and the seafood was...More

Thank EML1308
Dan F, General Manager at The Mooring, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Dear EML1308, Thank you for the five-star rating and glad you enjoyed. We are truly lucky to have such a beautiful view, especially at sunset. Hope you can come back and join us again. Gratefully, Dan Fischer General Manager

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

From the second you arrive to the very last bite, everything is amazing here!! The staff, food, and ambiance is brilliant!!! I recommend the mooring to everyone coming to Newport for the experience and the food!!!!

Thank jld102682
Dan F, General Manager at The Mooring, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Wow jld102682, you're going to make us blush. Thank you for the kind words and so glad you enjoyed everything. We hope you can come back again. Gratefully, Dan Fischer General Manager

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This restaurant is in a great location on the water. The food is great, the seafood special and the bag of donuts! Staff was wonderful

Thank wendy29d
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We would have given them a 'very good' review, except both of our entrees, while tasty, included sand. B had the scallops and one was very sandy. I had the Portuguese Cod and the clams were sandy. The coffee was excellent and Amanda, our service...More

Thank GailCooks
Dan F, General Manager at The Mooring, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear GailCooks, Thank you for joining us and glad you enjoyed the coffee and the service. I am sorry to hear we did not earn that "very good" review status. We never like to hear that a guest did not enjoy their meal. Our apologies....More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Perfect for lunch on a nice day or evening cocktails. New England style seafood, expertly prepared. Nice ambiance with good views. Definitely make this one of your foodie stops in Newport!

Thank tabi_travels
Dan F, General Manager at The Mooring, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you! We are glad you found everything expertly prepared and that you enjoyed the ambiance. Hope you can come back soon and join us again for more. Gratefully, Dan Fischer General Manager

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My boyfriend took me to this restaurant for my birthday celebration and boy did we have a fabulous time! The restaurant has a perfect location, right on the water and has a perfect view of the sunset. The atmosphere is sophisticated, but lively, and you...More

Thank bridget44424
Dan F, General Manager at The Mooring, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear bridget44424, That's what we like to hear! Thank you for choosing The Mooring to celebrate your special day and I am glad to hear everything exceeded your expectations. We are grateful for the kind review and hope you can come back again soon and...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I went here for our anniversay dinner. The food was great and the service was excellent. They also have some great non alcoholic beverages. The views from this restaurant are also amazing. We went at sunset which was an added bonus. The...More

Thank emahase
Dan F, General Manager at The Mooring, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear emahase, Thank you for the kind review and we are honored that you chose to celebrate your anniversary at The Mooring. I'm glad you had a great experience too. We appreciate the recommendation and hope we see you again soon. Gratefully, Dan Fischer General...More

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Patricia B
12 March 2018|
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Response from Seena F | Reviewed this property |
Probably depends on where you sit but we were in fireplace room and it was fine
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missktraveldine
20 January 2018|
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Response from guyc171 | Reviewed this property |
Great Question, I guess I do not know since I never tell anyone how old or when my birthday is. Truth be told I usually forget the date. LOL
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Melissa D
14 November 2017|
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Response from Decaf7 | Reviewed this property |
Definitely casual but would think everyone would up their game for Thanksgiving.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 30 - US$ 80
Meals
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Validated Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, View, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Monday
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Friday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Sayer, Newport, RI 02840
    (America's Cup Ave.)
  • Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Newport
  • Phone Number: +1 401-846-2260
Description
The ideal embodiment of Newport dining: the freshest seafood, al fresco seating, expansive harbor views, and warm hospitality. Our award-winning wine list is one of the most acclaimed in New England.
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