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“Great Food”
Review of Brick Alley Pub

Brick Alley Pub
Ranked #15 of 257 Restaurants in Newport
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$8 - US$27
Cuisines: American, Bar, Pub
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Good for: Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Dining options: After-hours, Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Buffet, Delivery, Reservations, Takeout
Description: At Brick Alley Pub we have it all: "pub style" comfort food to modern multicultural cuisine all served with genuine down-home hospitality. Like America itself, Brick Alley is one big melting pot of ethnicities, flavors, and fun. If you are looking for stiff, over the top formal service with small portions of over-priced food, we are not that place. After more than 30 years as one of Rhode Island's most popular restaurants with locals and tourists alike, the Brick Alley Pub & Restaurant has earned landmark status. Located at 140 Thames Street across from the Brick Market Place in Downtown Newport the Brick Alley Pub & Restaurant offers a warm and cozy fireplace in the winter and comfortably air-conditioned dining rooms in the summer. The Brick Alley Pub & Restaurant specializes in a blend of flavorful steaks, fresh local seafood, pastas, and seasonal specials. Begin your dinner with a selection from our cocktail menu or choose a wine from our extensive wine list. This wine list features over 250 different vintages and has received the Wine Spectator Award for Excellence. Open for lunch and dinner, Brick Alley Pub & Restaurant accepts reservations and offers an upstairs function room that can accommodate up to 170 people. The Brick Alley Pub & Restaurant has received favorable reviews from countless local and national publications including: The Providence Journal, Travel-Holiday, Ford Times, Rhode Island Monthly, and Newport Life Magazine. In addition, Jameson Irish Whiskey bestowed the restaurant with their "Best Irish Coffee Award" for three consecutive years and inducted the Brick Alley Pub & Restaurant into their Hall of Fame. Brick Alley has also been featured on The Food Network and is a favorite of Boston's Phantom Gourmet.
Reviewed 22 June 2018 via mobile

We came late, around 8:45 or 8:30, and we had to eat a bit even though we saw several open tables. I will say that we were pleasantly surprised with the chicken piccata. You don’t expect that to be something a pub would do well with, but it was super tasty. My husband’s chicken parm was flavorful but the chicken was really thick and could’ve been pounded down more.

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Reviewed 20 June 2018

You can't go wrong at the Brick Alley. For a place with an enormous menu, it is incredibly consistent. Downstairs is full of seemingly random found objects, which makes a visit an adventure. Great for kids. Great beer selection. The waits can be long-ish, but on a nice night, worth it (you may have to stand outside).

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Reviewed 20 June 2018 via mobile

The service and food here were super! The salad bar (yes there is a salad bar in the pub) was fresh and good. We split the nachos....WOW!!! A very large portion and really delicious. We had a very attentive and friendly waitress. And I must mention, the bathrooms were super clean. A clean bathroom says a lot about a restaurant! A+

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Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

Our work team selected Brick Alley upon suggestion by our hotel concierge, and we were so pleased with this choice. The menu options were excellent and most entrees included their salad bar. Great portion sizes and prices! The decor was fun and initiated lots of fun conversation.

Thank Allison K
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Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

I make it a point to stop in here every time I visit Newport. The food is always excellent!! The lobster club sandwich and ahi tuna appetizer are delicious. Quick service and great atmosphere.

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