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The Mooring

₹₹ - ₹₹₹American, , Seafood
1 Sayer, Newport, RI 02840
+1 401-846-2260
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Overview
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good29%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“doughnuts” (239 reviews)
“seafood” (412 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
CUISINES
American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
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Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
1 Sayer, Newport, RI 02840
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Reviewed yesterday

This is a good (though perhaps not outstanding) classic New England restaurant. The room isn't fancy but reasonably pleasant and set right along the harbor. The service is good enough. It's just north of Thames St., the main restaurant drag.

Thank Paddy0401
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This restaurant is just on the marina of Newport and offers views of it. Even if it's big and a little bit noisy, dining outside was a pleasant experience. We had two appetizers with crab and lobster, and then two lobsters. They are so far...More

Thank Romangirl79
Dan F, General Manager at The Mooring, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you Romangirl79! We are glad you could join us and thrilled that we served up the best lobsters on your vacation. That's what we like to hear. We appreciate the kind review and hope you can join us again if you are ever back...More

Reviewed 3 days ago

Although the place is noisy, the food and service were excellent. Fresh fish, clams, veggies and a filling chowder.

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

Thanks Kenneth! Excellent food and service is what we like to hear. We appreciate it! Gratefully, Dan Fischer General Manager

Reviewed 3 days ago

the food and service is worth every penny! the food is delcious and they were super accomadating to your infant son who was traveling with us!More

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

Dear Lisa, So glad to hear you enjoyed everything and that we could even help accommodate your infant son. We hope we made him a future fan of The Mooring. Thank you and hope you can come back again some day. Gratefully, Dan Fischer General...More

Reviewed 3 days ago

Was a little disappointed after reading all the positive reviews. The place was hopping but we had a reservation so we did not have to wait. Waitress was pleasant but a little slow to serve. Food was ok but I expected more choices and tastier...More

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

Dear mountainmirage, Thank you for joining us although I wish we had made a better impression on you. I apologize. Our reputation has been built by serving exceptional food and beverages and I never like to hear that we let a guest down. I'll share...More

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We visit moorings every time we are in Newport . Excellent friendly professional staff. Restaurant serves great local oysters and perfectly steamed sweet amazing lobsters. Delicious deserts tops these great lobster dinners off. Set in the harbor for great sunsets this is a must in...More

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

Thank you kevinmicchelli! We are proud to be part of your Newport visits! Glad you enjoy the oysters and lobster. We look forward to seeing you on your next trip. Gratefully, Dan Fischer General Manager

Reviewed 4 days ago

We were looking for a great restaurant with great lobster tails. We FOUND it right here! We were more than pleased with everything about this restaurant. We highly recommend it. We also highly recommend making reservations!!! We were thrilled with the table by the dock!...More

Thank Vicki A
Dan F, General Manager at The Mooring, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

You are too kind Vicki! I'm so glad you found us and that our lobster could meet your cravings. We appreciate the 5+ rating and the review and look forward to seeing you back here again. Gratefully, Dan Fischer General Manager

Reviewed 5 days ago

The restaurant is very pretty and has a nice view from the patio of the boats. The food was good, but not great, and the same could be said for the service, good, but nothing exceptional. What really sets this restaurant apart from others in...More

Thank 503Banana
Dan F, General Manager at The Mooring, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear 503Banana, Thank you for joining us and I am happy to hear you enjoyed our location. I wish our food and service had made more of an impact on you but we appreciate the review and the feedback. I hope you would choose to...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Went to this wonderful restaurant on our first visit to Newport and what a nice surprise. Always love when you walk into a beautiful restaurant and are seated right away, then are able to get such a nice waiter. My wife isn't a fan of...More

3  Thank ronald c
Dan F, General Manager at The Mooring, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear Ronald, Thank you for joining us on your trip to Newport and so glad you enjoyed. I'm happy to hear we could find you a seat right away and that the seafood was outstanding! I'm also glad that our steak was able to keep...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped in for lunch. Got to sit on the patio overlooking the boats and marina. Really pretty. Patio is small though. Food was excellent! There is seating inside with windows too

Thank jdeprofio
Dan F, General Manager at The Mooring, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you jdeprofio! Happy you good join us on our patio and that you enjoyed. Hope you come back again. 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
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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
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Ashley M
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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
    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
Romantic, View, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Kids, Bar Scene, Groups
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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