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Jo's American Bistro

24 Memorial Blvd W, Newport, RI 02840-3302
+1 401-847-5506
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good27%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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24 Memorial Blvd W, Newport, RI 02840-3302
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Reviewed 2 days ago

good food, service good, light music playing, a bit pricey, good for a special occasion/couples. parking on street.

Thank trustmyreview2016
Reviewed 3 days ago

We ate at Jo's on a busy Sunday night during Winter Fest. I like that you can make a reservation online. The restauarant is very cozy and modern. They have live music on Sunday nights- which we LOVE. Live music really enhances a dining experience....More

Thank Skantravellady
Reviewed 4 days ago

We had a very nice dinner here on New Year's Eve. The staff was very nice and attentive (but not intrusive). We had late reservation but was not rushed at all. The upstairs dining room was very nice. Both meals were very good. Next time...More

Thank cttraveller67
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really enjoyed my evening at Jo’s. The music and service were fantastic. To be honest, I’ve had much better food at much better price but the other positives of the evening outweighed the food taste so I would definitely go back.

Thank 47Murphy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Look back a couple of years and you will find our 3 star review, the issue then was service. This time from the welcome upon a snowy reception (coats and scarves efficiently stowed away) to the casual tour to select our table on a 1/2...More

1  Thank Mark_Stevie
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were a multi generation family of 6 for Sunday evening dinner. The dining room is very attractive on the ground floor with window seating. There was a small band playing 60s and 70s favorites which added to the ambiance. A large screen TV was...More

Thank SLA37
Reviewed 3 January 2018

We had a great dinner here and the staff was great. We had Chowder and Clams as well as to great dinners. The hot bread that they brought out was well worth it. We will be back.

Thank John F
Reviewed 2 January 2018

So glad we chose this restaurant for our 2017 New Year's Eve dining experience. Very cozy and relaxed casually elegant environment, quiet but not too quiet, very attentive and welcoming house and waitstaff, and delicious duck entree and shrimp offering. I would say that this...More

Thank 78768jm
Reviewed 2 January 2018

We stopped in for lunch, because another restaurant was closed....it ended up that we had a great meal at Jo's American Bistro. Everything we oredered was fresh and very well prepared. We would eat here again!!!

Thank Mark S
Reviewed 2 January 2018

Great night at Jo's Everything and Everyone was great for our New Years Eve dinner with friends See You again soon!

Thank tfski
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Questions & Answers
25 April 2017|
Response from j0j0421 |
Hi Yes we do it is 25.00 a bottle . The wine can not be on our wine list . We look forward to seeing you at Jo's. All the best, Joann
25 April 2017|
Response from Marc J | Reviewed this property |
There is a corking fee, but not sure how much. I guess you can call the restaurant for specifics.
25 January 2017|
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Response from John S | Reviewed this property |
Apologies for responding two months after this question was posted. There is abundant parking within a few minutes walking distance but no dedicated parking. In season one is best off leaving your car at your hotel or public... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 16 - US$ 32
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids, Business meetings
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 24 Memorial Blvd W, Newport, RI 02840-3302
  • Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Newport
  • Phone Number: +1 401-847-5506
  • E-mail
With a fresh take on American cuisine using the finest ingredients, Jo's serves classy food in a casual setting. We prepare delectable seafood, numerous gluten-free options, and natural meats raised without hormones or antibiotics wherever possible. Prix fixe menu Sunday through Wednesday and half-price bar menu Friday and Sunday evenings.
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