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Coffee Grinder

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33 Bannisters Wharf, Newport, RI 02840-3009
+1 401-847-9307
07:00 - 23:30
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 23:30
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New York, New York, United States
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311 reviews
147 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 175 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were in Newport for Restaurant Week and I am on the hunt for exceptional local coffee houses. I particularly lucked out when I discovered Coffee grinder at the end of Bannister's Wharf. Alyssa is amazing when it comes to coffee, cappuccino, and finger food ie cookies, etc. I made it a point to stop by at least 4 times... More 

Thank eminker
Hamilton, New Zealand
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153 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I'm not a big fan of chain store coffee shops. I like the small and quirky. This shop is small on size but big on personality and it's probably the nicest view I've had while drinking coffee.

Thank qofdnz
Worms, Germany
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35 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Just the perfect coffee shop! Amazingly friendly service, delicious scones and apple pies top with a great view!! Don't miss!

Thank Valverden
Chicago, Illinois
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was a very blustery but, beautiful day in Newport ~ We stopped to have a cup of coffee and hot apple cider. Both were excellent and the Barista was wonderful! The view from the coffee shop was stunning too! I highly recommend!

Thank Julie F
Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
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37 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

An adorable hole-in-the-wall coffee shop. Strolled on the dock to the Coffee Grinder on a Monday morning while on vacation. The owner was very helpful in helping me pick out a drink to order- I ended up with something similiar to a flat white and it was fantastic. Quaint space with broad selection of coffee drinks and snacks. Best part... More 

Thank JDtravel14
New Jersey
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142 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

Stopped in before heading home for a nice coffee to take on the road. It's at the very end of the pier, right up against the boats and facing Newport Harbor. I got a double latte and my wife got a plain coffee. Both were very good. The location of the coffee shop is great because there's an outdoor seating... More 

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Chicago, United States
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70 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

Fantastic service, fantastic views, fantastic coffee. Greeted by an adorably bubbly barista, outgoing, funny, and friendly. Small, cozy place near a pier. Sat out on the "porch" to watch the boats and enjoyed our perfect espressos and cappuccinos. Only slight downside was the Saran wrapped pastries, though they tasted good and were moist, I dislike wrapped pastries- I prefer pastries... More 

Thank Linda R
Manchester UK
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79 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

We were really impressed with the coffee made from Italian coffee beans in that it was very tasty and particularly smooth to drink. Melissa who served us understood the importance of enjoying a good cup of freshly ground coffee rather than the filter stuff which seems to be served in many US establishments. It was the best coffee we had... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

Excellent coffee, friendly service and a beautiful view. Shaded area was a perfect place to relax. Snacks were available and light fare is available and liked good.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Wales, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

The Coffee Grinder proved to be an excellent choice for a quick lunch in a super spot. The roast beef sandwiches were freshly made to order, just the right size and very tasty. The coffee was good and the added bonus was that we were able to enjoy our lunch (and the sunshine) sitting on the deck area alongside Bannisters... More 

Thank Elizabeth T

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, View
Open Hours
07:00 - 23:30
07:00 - 23:30
07:00 - 23:30
07:00 - 23:30
07:00 - 23:30
07:00 - 23:30
07:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 33 Bannisters Wharf, Newport, RI 02840-3009
  • Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Newport
  • Phone Number: +1 401-847-9307

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?