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The Surf

32 Dodge St, New Shoreham, Block Island, RI 02807
+1 401-466-2241
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good39%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“mustard aioli” (2 reviews)
“salad” (13 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Seafood, Bar
££ - £££
32 Dodge St, New Shoreham, Block Island, RI 02807
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Granted, individual tastes vary, but for my taste buds, The Big Monty is the best cheeseburger I have ever tasted. Whatever combination of spices they used, along with the bacon, Vermont cheddar and brioche bun, made me look forward to every next bite. I also...More

Thank CPlayer
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Everything we had at this restaurant was excellent. My husband had the steak I had their lobster mac n cheese. Best steak and mac n cheese we ever had. They had great salads and the french fries were amazing. Very tasty. I highly recommend this...More

Thank hammys
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice luncheon spot for group of 15-20 family and friends. We reserved "the shell area" and folks ate creative sandwiches and salads while relaxing oceanside. I recommend the Cubano pulled pork. Polite staff made the luncheon flow nicely.

Thank Pat G
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

Very nice place a great spot to relax and enjoy your time on block. The views were outstanding and the restaurant was amazing would definitely go back again.

Thank kevin k
Reviewed 4 September 2017

You can't tell from the front of the restaurant that there is a bar at the back with the most amazing view of breaking waves. Sit a while with a cocktail. Megan was an outstanding server, great fun and very knowledgable about the extensive wine...More

Thank Frequentflyer42
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

We had dinner here one night and all I can say is everything was awesome! The view was spectacular especially for the sunset and the service was great. Everyone was friendly. I would definitely recommend this restaurant for dinner to anyone!! Definitely a perfect quiet...More

2  Thank beckamiller16
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

On a day trip to Block Island with my family (3 of us) we cycled to the Mohegan Bluffs, which I heard several tourists describe as "breathtaking". And while yes, the cliffs by the beach were beautiful, the most breathtaking part of my travels to...More

1  Thank Dan O
Reviewed 23 August 2017

Stopped here for lunch on a busy Thursday in August. My husband had a salad and I had the fish and chips. Everything was quite good. Not too expensive, considering it's Block Island. Service was a little slow.

Thank sullific
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

BI has a good selection of restaurants to choose from. I find most have similar menus so we passed on The Surf for dinner. However we thought we ask if they have an outside bar and quess what they did! Beautiful views of the beaches...More

Thank FoodCriticNorwich_CT
Reviewed 5 August 2017

From the deck you have a beautiful view of Block Island harbor. That's the good news. The bad news is that the food is mediocre at best. My so-called filet mignon steak sandwich special with mustard aioli sauce was not filet mignon. The fries were...More

Thank FineGueule46
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Drinks
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, View, Child-friendly, Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 32 Dodge St, New Shoreham, Block Island, RI 02807
  • Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Block Island  >  New Shoreham
  • Phone Number: +1 401-466-2241
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Enjoy breakfast, lunch, or dinner on our porch or patio with gorgeous ocean views.
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