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Wilcox Tavern - CLOSED

5153 Old Post Rd, Charlestown, RI 02813-1833
+1 401-322-1829
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good27%
  • Average18%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible4%
7 May 2015
“Sad Ending to a great place”
18 Mar 2015
“too bad they are closed!”
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American, Seafood, Pub
5153 Old Post Rd, Charlestown, RI 02813-1833
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Reviewed 7 May 2015

Great place but they are now closed. So Sad. Food was great and the also had live entertainment. For sale . Hopefully some one with buy and reopen it.

2  Thank Sudsy1313
Reviewed 18 March 2015

I've eaten here a few times. Their salads and prime rib are excellent! They did not reopen the fall of 2014 and the building remains closed and is listed for sale.

Thank Ella M
Reviewed 9 March 2015

due to various conditions, as you can imagine from previous reviews, the glory days of the old Wilcox Tavern are gone, and even with a new chef, changes in the menu, etc, it was no longer sustainable, and closed last year (2014), a For Sale...More

Thank Maria T
Reviewed 18 August 2014

Food was good, service was ok. Was not busy so not sure why everything took so long. Had to ask for things multiple times.

Thank 1ChooseyDiner
Reviewed 15 August 2014

I have gone to this iconic eatery for my entire adult life. I have never been so disappointed. Let's start with the small stuff. They now have an a la carte menu. This doesn't bother me in and of its self but the portions are...More

Thank Sarah P
Reviewed 14 August 2014 via mobile

I wanted to like the Wilcox Tavern. The soap was good. The Wilcox seafood pasta was sad. Pasta was dull & over cooked. Lobster, scallops shrimp sat in a broth the said include fennel. No taste of fennel.

Thank Wolfspark
Reviewed 17 January 2014

service was poor food was terrible atmosphere cold I could not even get bitter for my rolls.Parking was a long cold walk to car.

2  Thank Christopher V
Reviewed 6 July 2013

We had seen a glowing review for the Wilcox Tavern in a local magazine, and decided to try it again, since our last experience, several years ago, had not been stellar. We were very pleased. Note that the website has not been updated with the...More

1  Thank Alex L
Reviewed 22 June 2013

There is no option for the year I was there. Had one of the most wonderful delightful hilarious evenings way back in 2007 to the music of the one and only Georgette, exquisite food and superb service.... I will return and then shall be a...More

Thank Eileen C
Reviewed 23 November 2012

We went to the Wilcox Tavern for Thanksgiving dinner this year (didn't cook, long story about a challenging relative who gets in the way). The wait was about 40 minutes; we were going to walk out and go somewhere else. We discovered that the wait...More

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  • Address: 5153 Old Post Rd, Charlestown, RI 02813-1833
  • Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  South County  >  Charlestown
  • Phone Number: +1 401-322-1829
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