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Griswolds Tavern

££ - £££American, ,
103 Bellevue Ave, Newport, RI 02840-3203
+1 401-846-4660
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  • Excellent21%
  • Very good37%
  • Average26%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible10%
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“chowder” (8 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
103 Bellevue Ave, Newport, RI 02840-3203
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Reviewed 13 September 2016

Griswolds was open air to the sidewalk allowing fresh air. Clean with great portions and excellent drink selection.

Thank Q4885FJbriand
Reviewed 24 August 2016

Last July I visited this place with few friends of mine after a walk on the new port clifwalk. The atmosphere was good. Had an open bar. The staff was polite and quick. We had Two Crab cake and chowders, a burrito and a cheeseburger....More

Thank ShavikH
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

My wife and I stopped in for a late lunch at Griswolds Tavern. While it wasn't the best lunch we had in Newport, the service was fast and the tuna salad was fresh. It's right on Bellevue Avenue and has a great location, close to...More

Thank Arthur G
Reviewed 16 August 2016

We wanted a beer and a snack. I had stuffed Quohog - very good and a bowl of chilli - even better. My wife had beef quesadilla. It would have fed a family of four. Huge and delicious. The bar gets a bit quiet later...More

Thank daviem174
Reviewed 11 August 2016

Good location, quiet, friendly service, decent menu choices but the food was not great. I had salmon which was cooked nicely but I did not care for the sauce, my potato had been leftover and reheated making it pretty much inedible, my asparagus had a...More

Thank Jean P
Reviewed 6 August 2016

I honestly loved Griswold's because they were across the street from our hotel and the staff were so sweet. I admit the food we had for lunch wasn't the best but what can be expected from a local bar? Good, not great, but with reasonable...More

Thank kathydaffy88
Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

Convenient, quiet. Excellent service. Steamed clams & linguine excellent. Shrimp scampi just OK.chicken quesadilla very good. Clam chowder rhode island style which is less cream than Boston/Cape style. Eastern Connecticut is just broth and then New York adds tomato. The chowder was good and could...More

Thank Jabrd
Reviewed 18 July 2016

I had a cheeseburger and sweet potato fries. It was one of the best burger meals I've ever had. I definitely rec,mend Griswolds. The service was great also.

Thank ampopovec207
Reviewed 1 July 2016

This is a throwback pub from another era which should appeal to folks who like that. A pool table in the back part of this large space attracts pub lovers. The large oval bar has lots of seating. The front dining room is open to...More

Thank newyorkcb
Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

After coming to Newport for over 15 years, I finally got a chance to eat at Griswolds Tavern. It's located on Bellvue Ave so it seems more of a locals place. Got there after 9:00 on a Saturday and it wasn't too busy. The food...More

Thank Mark D
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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
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
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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