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Griswolds Tavern

₹₹ - ₹₹₹American, ,
103 Bellevue Ave, Newport, RI 02840-3203
+1 401-846-4660
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  • Excellent21%
  • Very good36%
  • Average26%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible11%
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“chowder” (9 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
103 Bellevue Ave, Newport, RI 02840-3203
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stopped in to watch the Red Sox and enjoy a cocktail. Bartender friendly as was everyone else at the bar. Drinks were great and plenty of tvs to watch the game.

Thank KayteeHC
Reviewed 1 October 2018

Ate here with friends. Had a plate of scallops, my favourite, there were over a dozen. Just a great meal washed down with a nice Napa glass of Sauvignon Blanc

Thank Stephen L
Reviewed 3 September 2018

We stopped here after 10 when the sidewalks were rolled up and enjoyed a pleasant plate of fries and a beer at the bar. Griswold's is a classic tavern with a typical menu. If only one could relax without the intense glare of TV monitors...More

Thank Landmarkfinder A
Reviewed 30 August 2018

To be honest we were trying to get into a popular restaurant across the street but found the line up to be over an hour so we went in search of an alternative. We walked across the street to Griswolds Tavern and there was no...More

1  Thank Tempoman
Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

I wanted a low key lunch and this delivered! Multiple Cabernets to choose from, all reasonably priced- exceeded my expectations for a tavern wine list! Lobster salad roll was huge - service was great! I was quite happy!

Thank LisaAS6427PG
Reviewed 25 June 2018

We had an evening meal here while staying in the nearby Viking Hotel. The bar/restaurant is in a nice location and it had a nice vibe but the food we were served was really terrible. I think the attached photo of the Burrito I had...More

Thank MurphCork
Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

This was our 1st visit and we were nicely surprised by the portions & quality. Great service & casual atmosphere, open air in summer.

Thank 352donnal
Reviewed 16 April 2018

We had a large group and once our server figured out how to accommodate us, things went well. Many of the group had entrees from the Mexican section of the menu. They were HUGE and delicious. When I asked which quesadilla she'd recommend, our server...More

Thank mamaq2016
Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

My husband and I stayed overnight at the Hotel Viking. We were looking for a place to have lunch within walking distance of our hotel. This restaurant was perfect. Great staff. Nice selection of food on the menu. I had the crab cakes and chowder....More

Thank kathy2214
Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

I had chowder and crab cakes, 2 people had Reubens and one burger. It was served quickly and was good. Looks like and Irish pub inside.

Thank cfalz
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I do not foresee a long wait. The place has lots of room inside also.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 15
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Kids, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 103 Bellevue Ave, Newport, RI 02840-3203
  • Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Newport
  • Phone Number: +1 401-846-4660
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