The oar is located away from other restaurants in a nice area right by the pond. There is a very nice outdoor area with tents and corn hole. The food is very good, if you are going for drinks and apps of for a full...More
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My wife and I along with our friends have been eating there for years. You can not beat the food, service and view. They offer great sweat shirts. Only thing we have not done is bring a signed Oar to be mounted on their wall....More
We dined at The Oar in early October, very happy to find a restaurant still open on a weeknight at that time of year. The decor was unique and fascinating - there were hundreds of decorated oars displayed on the walls and ceiling rafters, each...More
Well yes, for the wonderful view from the deck for starters! But lots of places on Block Island have views...after all it is an island! So what else? OK, How 'bout very friendly people who work there--serving drinks, waiting tables, seating patrons, etc. Add to...More
Looking through reviews for this place on multiple sites across the internet,all people seem talk about is the spectacular view.I've got news for you,everywhere you go on Block Island is a spectacular view.What I want when I go to a restaurant is well prepared food,good...More
This is mainly a sushi restaurant but my husband had a good burger and I had the Portabello Mushroom sandwich. Also good sweet potato fries. We returned for dinner but weren't that hungry and I had good clam chowder.
Snuck in a day trip to Block Island this weekend, but the island is still way too crowded for my tastes even though the "summer season" is over. Luckily we headed over to The Oar and found a quiet respite, far from the madding crowds....More