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Poor People's Pub

££ - £££American, ,
33 Ocean Avenue, New Shoreham, Block Island, RI 02807
+1 401-466-8533
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good34%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“mac and cheese” (24 reviews)
“pulled pork” (24 reviews)
“pizza” (32 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
33 Ocean Avenue, New Shoreham, Block Island, RI 02807
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Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

Stopped in with friends and relatives the day after my daughters wedding. What a great time. Food was delicious. Lobster roll and lobster mac and cheese were out of this world. The Patriots were playing so the atmosphere was electric. Too bad the Pats weren't!...More

Thank Marilyn K
Reviewed 9 October 2017

Had dinner here end of season. Sat outside to enjoy the beautiful weather. Taco salad was very good and the menu has many different options from which to choose. The server was friendly and helpful. This place is a good choice for a no effort...More

Thank wheresthebeach123
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Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

A quant way to spend the afternoon with good friends. The sandwiches were hearty and the soup hot! Wonderful

Thank Leslieonthego
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

PPP was busy on a slow day on Block Island and after we got our food we could taste why. The lamb sandwich was excellent. The outdoor seating was nice and dog friendly.

Thank Kelly H
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

Stopped for lunch on the way into Block Island. Food was pretty good. Drink was quite strong. Service with a smile.

Thank teriLI
Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

My wife and I spent the day on Block Island, rented a scooter to see the island, and when it was as time for lunch, found the Poor People's Pub. First off, if you're poor, it'll be tough to pay their prices, but the tomato...More

Thank Howard L
Reviewed 25 September 2017

After a hard day of fishing we needed a good burger and a good beer ! PPP delivered on all fronts ! Our server Judith Ann was a joy and the food was exactly what we were looking for and very fairy priced.

Thank Kent R
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

Wide variety of choice. Tasty wholesome food. Pub atmosphere. Great for the land lubber. Nice beer selection too.

Thank Dawn L
Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

We recently hired the Pub to cater our wedding, as well as our rehearsal dinner, and I cannot state enough how enjoyable it was to work with them. In addition to providing excellent value and delicious food, their service was phenomenal. Brenna and Ross were...More

Thank Range2176
Reviewed 5 September 2017

We have been going here for years and will continue to support. Great beers on tap and the chicken sandwich is AMAZING. kids love it, close to town and beaches . Staff is great. Can be a long wait so be prepared to have a...More

Thank starvt1
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Questions & Answers
Margaret T
14 August 2017|
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Response from Schmidtd4 | Reviewed this property |
Yes they have wine. Full bar, several beer taps, wine, cocktails, soft drinks.
Gretchen V
1 July 2016|
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Response from s G | Reviewed this property |
Yes, big outside space as well as inside
Gretchen V
1 July 2016|
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Response from Takemetoalaska | Reviewed this property |
I'm pretty sure we saw kids there.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Parking Available
Good for
Kids, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 33 Ocean Avenue, New Shoreham, Block Island, RI 02807
  • Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Block Island  >  New Shoreham
  • Phone Number: +1 401-466-8533
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