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Poor Richard's - CLOSED

254 Thames St, Newport, RI 02840-6613
+1 401-846-8768
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  • Excellent22%
  • Very good22%
  • Average11%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible34%
30 Aug 2016
“Our kind of pub”
3 Sep 2015
“not an over the top restaurant in Newport.”
Restaurant Hours Closed
254 Thames St, Newport, RI 02840-6613
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Reviewed 30 August 2016

Old style pub and dinning. Delicious menu items especially their burgers. Great drinks and fair. After dark its the social place to relax with a couple of cold cocktails and friends. Enjoy.

Thank bigdaddyboat
Reviewed 3 September 2015

if you want a nice classy place to eat this is not the place. It is a hole in the wall which is what they want you to see I guess. However the lobster roll was ok. the raw bar was ok and fresh. the...More

Thank Barry N
Reviewed 4 September 2014

We were looking for a good raw bar and were directed to Poor Richard's, great advice, we dined on delicious fresh raw oysters, clams on the half shell and lobster rolls to die for.

1  Thank manmoon1
Reviewed 2 February 2012

Great food, great people make this a fantastic place to hang out. Head up three flights of stairs to the best hideaway bar in Newport.

Thank 02840
Reviewed 24 February 2008

Our experience at Poor Richards this morning was not good either. The five of us were greeted and seated right away, but it went downhill from there. They serve breakfast and lunch all day. I was surprised they didn't have poached or soft-boiled eggs. Our...More

4  Thank IslandBound39
Reviewed 5 August 2007

We stopped here for some breakfast and we were pleasantly surprised. The place may look like a dump but the food was yummy. Our server was prompt and extremely polite and we didn't feel like we paid too much, not even close. My only complaint...More

Thank NativeNYr
Reviewed 31 July 2007

At first glance at Poor Richard's one may think that it would be a very interesting "hole in the wall" kind of place. Well, the hole in the wall part would be right, but interesting it was not. My husband and I chose to sit...More

4  Thank MrsIU
Reviewed 14 June 2007

We waited 55 minutes for our breakfast to finally get it and the order was completely wrong. The wait staff was extremely rude. We asked to speak with a manager and luckily got the owner. We very nicely explained the situation and were told to...More

5  Thank strati12
Reviewed 28 May 2007

Just went there this morning for breakfast. We waited 20 minutes for someone to acknowledge our presence w/o luck. When we asked very politely if the waitress could come to our table, we were given serious attitude. After 5 more minutes waiting, we left.

4  Thank percolate
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  • 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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