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Benjamin's Restaurant and Raw Bar

) #14 of 168 Restaurants in Newport ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ American, , Seafood
254 Thames St, Newport, RI 02840-6613
+1 401-846-8768
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good35%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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“prime rib” (102 reviews)
“oysters” (212 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Pub, Soups, Gluten Free Options
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254 Thames St, Newport, RI 02840-6613
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Reviewed yesterday

We had dinner here recently. The meal was excellent, service efficient, surroundings great and value fine. They do an early bird menu too which is superb value. Very recommended!

Thank Pyramar
Reviewed 2 days ago

The freshest seafood we had all week. The haddock, lobster and fried shrimp were outstanding much to our surprise. We sat at the very top The Crows nest wonderful time . If you want really fresh seafood believe it or not this is the place...More

Thank kmrs
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Very tasty food...Healthy servings...Benjamin linguini and Seafood caserole was awesome couldn't finish it, Chowder was OK.....service was very friendly little slow but we cane during a rush...Prices were decent but worth the food.

Thank paul e
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Great food!! Tuesday they offer all day specials on oysters clams and shrimp !!! Lobster mac and cheese awesome!!!

Thank dluffman
Reviewed 3 days ago

Never mind, "The food 's good.", "Where the locals go.", or any other positive comments. The appalling service, slow and rude, counters any possibility of an enjoyable meal.

Thank Raymond S
Reviewed 4 days ago

Excellent clam chowder (NE and RI). We shared a raw bar selection of clams and oysters and a cooked lobster.

Thank TomWhitePelham
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Our waitress could have cared less about us, we had to wait over 45 minutes for our food and she never came over to let us know it was coming or to see if we needed anything. When the food finally did come, it was...More

Thank Mauzy61
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

After a recommendation from a friend, we decided to try this restaurant. We have our favorite places to dine in Newport, but decided to explore. We arrived about five minutes before our reservation, and a most unpleasant hostess told us to "stand over there" as...More

Thank PlainLadyJane422
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Always enjoy meeting friends at Benjamin's for fresh seafood and the best prime rib! Always a great meal and efficient, helpful servers. A fun place in the heart of busy downtown Newport. Great food, full bar and great service!

Thank Lynn C
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been to many of the Newport Restaurants, and happen to see the menu posted outside the restaurant, and it looked good. This Restaurant starts on the second floor. It is a walk up. I was glad we did. We were first seated at...More

Thank Bob G
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Questions & Answers
Larry C
26 October 2016|
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Response from eagle1highlander | Reviewed this property |
I agree with Mike, check out the menu.They have many options. You can find it on tripvisor, or just Google the name and town.
Karen S
6 May 2016|
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Response from steven c | Reviewed this property |
Their website states that they are open at 7:00 AM every day.
3 May 2016|
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Response from mtimpano | Reviewed this property |
Steep stairs from the outside - Go to Brick Alley (good food as well)

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 20
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 254 Thames St, Newport, RI 02840-6613
  • Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Newport
  • Phone Number: +1 401-846-8768
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