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The Mooring

₹₹ - ₹₹₹American, , Seafood
1 Sayer, Newport, RI 02840
+1 401-846-2260
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good29%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“doughnuts” (237 reviews)
“seafood” (401 reviews)
Closes in 11 min
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
1 Sayer, Newport, RI 02840
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Reviewed today via mobile

If you’re looking for a warm and friendly restaurant while visiting Newport, then the Mooring is not to be missed Wait staff could not be any friendlier and mindful about your meal The bag of donuts appetizer is a must The restaurant gets a little...More

Thank Jean C
Reviewed today via mobile

I had Ahi Tuna dinner which was very good but I wished I asked for medium rare in stead of medium. The chunk of The tuna was more than generous.

Thank Eiji M
Reviewed today

My husband and I went to the Mooring for dinner - we did make reservations as we tried to get into the restaurant the night before as a walk-in and to even to sit at the bar for drinks and it was too crowded -...More

Thank db2b
Reviewed today via mobile

I can't think of a nicer place to have lunch than on the patio of the Mooring. The food is very good although my friend thought her seafood chowder was way too heavy on the dill. My clam chowder was very good. The lobster croissant...More

Thank Roberta C
Reviewed today via mobile

Great dinner, appetizers, and drinks at the Mooring last night. We decided to stay at the bar after the bartender was so nice and forfeit our table. We had martinis which were standard fair. His suggestion of wine was perfect. For appetizers we had our...More

Thank Warren K
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I had expected a really good meal here and the food was nothing special at all. It was fine but that was all. I definitely would not come back for the food. Even the cocktails were just ok. We both enjoyed the view of the...More

Thank Ykcat1
Reviewed 6 days ago

Two couples stopped by on a Tuesday night without reservations. At first, we were told it would be a two hour wait. We proceeded to head towards the door to leave and they said they just had a cancellation and could seat us. We were...More

Thank Basset_Mom
Dan F, General Manager at The Mooring, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Dear Basset_Mom, Thank you for sharing your review although we wish we had made a better impression on you. While we are lucky to be a busy restaurant, we never want the quality and speed of our service to suffer. Yours was not the typical...More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Great place to go. Bread comes in a bag, salted butter... yummy. No wait. Great view. Salads are huge, burger great, fig pizza as an app is a meal. But, $13 for a small glass of wine, not cool.More

1  Thank hejoboston
Dan F, General Manager at The Mooring, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Dear hejoboston, Thank you for the review and we are glad you consider us a great place to go. We are thrilled you liked our food although I am sorry that you did not appreciate the value of our wine. We will share your feedback...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Very comfortable restaurant with good food and service! The menu is featured around seafood. My wife enjoyed her seafood. I had a steak which was also good. The service is very friendly!More

Thank VAChuck
Dan F, General Manager at The Mooring, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Dear VAChuck, Thank you for the five-star rating and I am happy to hear you enjoyed your meal with us. We are glad you found it comfortable here too - that always makes for an excellent dining experience. We appreciate the kind words and hope...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Another excellent restaurant in Newport. Dinner was amazing. Make sure you make reservations if you plan to go for dinner on a weekend.

Thank joannec386
Dan F, General Manager at The Mooring, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you joannec386! We are so glad you had an amazing dinner with us. Hope you can join us again someday. Gratefully, Dan Fischer General Manager

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Pat H
14 July 2018|
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Response from bjaysmom | Reviewed this property |
We were at the Mooring for dinner, so we did dress a little nicer, but there were people coming in with Jeans, etc. If I were going for lunch and it's a nice day, I would definitely wear shorts. I hope you enjoy the... More
Pat H
14 July 2018|
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Response from Ed D | Reviewed this property |
Hi Pat, There is no fixed dress code as far as I know, so you will see people dressed from very casual to very dressy there. For guys, Docker type shorts and a polo or button down shirt (tucked or untucked) is perfect for... More
Ashley M
31 May 2018|
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Response from kerbuck11 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, definitely do! They gave out gf bread too
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 30 - US$ 80
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
Romantic, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, View, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
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 - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 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
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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