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Griswolds Tavern

) #92 of 163 Restaurants in Newport ££ - £££ American, ,
103 Bellevue Ave, Newport, RI 02840-3203
+1 401-846-4660
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  • Excellent21%
  • Very good36%
  • Average26%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible10%
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American, Bar, Pub
££ - £££
103 Bellevue Ave, Newport, RI 02840-3203
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Great place. Ate here twice we enjoyed it so much. The food was excellent portions were big and very friendly service. We will be going back again

Thank Pamsbud
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We wanted a restaurant away from the tourist spots and found Griswolds while strolling near our hotel. The service was quick but not rushed, friendly but not overbearing, and the food was solid. The chips and salsa appetizer was a good start to our meal:...More

Thank Erika F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went here for the 1st time and my husband found a big hair in his food and staff weren't too friendly. Disappointing

Thank Lori L
Reviewed 15 June 2017

Made the mistake of going into Griswalds for a beer while waiting for my wife to finish a tour of one of the mansions. It was midday midweek one other couple sitting at the bar. It took several minutes for the two employees behind the...More

Thank Bill H
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

You know it's a little concerning when the restaurant is practically empty on a Saturday night in June. The ultimate nachos were HUGE and good, but the rest was just ok. It's nothing to write home about but not horrid either. The bathroom is comically...More

Thank Takemetoalaska
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

One of the best clams in white wine sauce and crabcakes I've ever had! Off the beaten path and a true gem. Owners even mailed back some souvenirs I left at my table back to California. Will be back!

Thank Ronald N
Reviewed 15 February 2017

A cosy and inviting looking restaurant and bar, situated off the main thoroughfare of Thames Street. The food here is nothing to write home about. But it is simple and wholesome. We enjoyed homemade soup, crabcakes, salad and scallops, all nicely presented and tasty. We...More

Thank Ruthie3005
Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

Had dinner and drinks with my wife. The staff was friendly. The restaurant was old but clean. The food was average for bar food. I had little neck clams in white clam sauce. It was decent, not spectacular. My wife had the chicken tender appetizer....More

Thank Richard J
Reviewed 17 November 2016

Visited off season and actually found the place by accident. The restaurants on the main drag were busy and the parking was still expensive in the lots. So we went in search of other options. We found Griswold's first and there was a parking spot...More

Thank Anne K
Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

Pub food that's good I had scallops over sesame sauce rice. Scallops were good too much sesame sauce on rice took away from meal. My wife ordered a hamburger which she enjoyed. Our waitress was terrific beer was cold atmosphere of restaurant was great. Go...More

Thank Laurabob52
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Hope D
15 August 2016|
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Response from Mark D | Reviewed this property |
I do not foresee a long wait. The place has lots of room inside also.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
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: 103 Bellevue Ave, Newport, RI 02840-3203
  • Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Newport
  • Phone Number: +1 401-846-4660
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