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The Mooring

₹₹ - ₹₹₹American, , Seafood
1 Sayer, Newport, RI 02840
+1 401-846-2260
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Overview
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good30%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“doughnuts” (231 reviews)
“seafood” (390 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 9:00 PMAll hours
CUISINES
American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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₹₹ - ₹₹₹
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1 Sayer, Newport, RI 02840
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1 - 10 of 2,508 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Visiting Newport and really enjoyed this restaurant tonight with family and Mom and Dad. Yvonne was a great waitress tonight and fresh shrimp and lobster was amazing! They provided a vegetarian menu for my daughter tonight as well. The salmon was good but nothing exceptional....More

Thank Kenneth Frederi... M
Reviewed 2 days ago

So cozy! We sat by the fireplace and started with a bloody mary. Great littlenecks and yummy chowder to start. Also had the seafood donuts which were similar to a hush puppy with an amazing maple aioli. For my entree I had the seafood pasta...More

Thank Camille M
Dan F, General Manager at The Mooring, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear Camille, Thank you for the five-star rating and kind review. I'm glad you enjoyed everything. It sure gets cozy when the fire is on. I'm glad you liked the seafood pasta too - that's always a favorite. Hope we can see you again soon....More

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Wonderful, friendly and helpful waitstaff.Gave us a great table with view of the harbor.Fish was delicious. Loved the coffee with a Fench press.Overall excellent experience.

Thank Suez5
Dan F, General Manager at The Mooring, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear Suez5, Thank you for the nice review and I am glad you enjoyed your lunch with us. We always like to provide an excellent experience and I'm glad that was what you received. Hope you can come back again. Gratefully, Dan Fischer General Manager

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Having lunch here before we head to the airport for our return home . Fantastic setting, food and staff . Top marks to Skyler our server

Thank 975andy
Dan F, General Manager at The Mooring, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear 975andy, Thanks for joining us and I am happy we could be part of your anniversary celebration. Hope you can join us again. Gratefully, Dan Fischer General Manager

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

A must place to eat in Newport! The scallop chowder is awesome. The wait staff is top notch and the view is great

Thank bduley67
Dan F, General Manager at The Mooring, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear bduley67, Thank you! We appreciate the review and the recommendation. Hope to see you again soon! Gratefully, Dan Fischer General Manager

Reviewed 6 days ago

Enjoyed a great dinner and had a cozy table by the fireplace! Highly recommend the "uptown salad" which has shrimp, lobster, etc. Perfect Fall evening!

Thank Eileen M
Dan F, General Manager at The Mooring, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear Eileen, Thank you for the nice review and I am glad you could enjoy a perfect Fall dinner with us. Hope you can come back again soon for more. Gratefully, Dan Fischer General Manager

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had the pleasure of dining here! The hostesses were sweet and inviting. Our waiter gave the perfect amount of attention- not around too much but right there when you needed him! As far as dining with celiac- they were extremely knowledgeable and accommodating to...More

Thank kerbuck11
Dan F, General Manager at The Mooring, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear kerbuck11, Thank you for the kind review. I am glad you enjoyed everything and that we could accommodate your gluten-free needs. Our teams takes great pride in how we handle guest allergies or sensitivities. Hope you can come back and join us again soon....More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Came here during a weekend in Newport which coincidentally happened to coincide with Newport Restaurant Week. Enjoyed shrimp cocktail, lobster bisque, goat cheese ravioli atop butternut squash puree, and some chocolate-y dessert. Easily in the top 3 meals I've eaten this year, vying for #1....More

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

Dear rustymambo, Thank you for dining with us during Restaurant Week - you picked a good week to visit Newport! Quite an honor to be named in your top three for the year, although we want to earn that number spot. We hope we can...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We just visited for my husband's 50th birthday dinner. We were seated on the covered deck. It was a rainy night but it was warm and cozy out there. He had the stuffed lobster and I had the seafood pasta. Both were loaded with seafood....More

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

Dear Deb, Thank you for the kind review and we are honored that you chose to celebrate your husband's 50th birthday with us. I'm glad he enjoyed his stuffed lobster (and you enjoyed the pasta too). Thank you for the feedback regarding our Restaurant Week...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great dinner, I had the seafood pasta. This is a dish that it is easy to overlook, it was perfect. Great bar, fantastic service. I am here for work a few times a year and will be back for sure. Bluefish pate is pretty good...More

1  Thank mscott006
Dan F, General Manager at The Mooring, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear mscott006, Thank you for the review and we are glad your work brings you here! I'm also glad you found the seafood pasta - that's an entree that always gets rave reviews. I look forward to seeing you again. Gratefully, Dan Fischer General Manager

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Melissa D
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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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14 August 2017|
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Response from Bob M | Reviewed this property |
Honestly don't know but probably Yes
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30 April 2017|
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Response from Bellinghamfrog | Reviewed this property |
The Marriott is awesome and newly renovated. But the Newport Harbor Hotel and Marina is very close to the restaurants and is also nice and affordable.
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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
Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, View
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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