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Tavern by the Sea

16 W Main St, North Kingstown, RI 02852-5162
+1 401-294-5771
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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good44%
  • Average18%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible7%
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“lobster salad” (10 reviews)
“fries” (14 reviews)
“chowder” (13 reviews)
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16 W Main St, North Kingstown, RI 02852-5162
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been enjoying this restaurant ever since we discovered it two years ago. The setting is beside a creek in quaint and beautiful Historic Wickford. The staff is nice and the food is delicious. We have never had a dish that wasn't fresh and...More

Thank mpowellinteriors
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were traveling and were looking for a break, some lunch and maybe a beer. We found this place and it fit the bill perfectly. We had been all over the New England area but I had not had a lobster roll so decided that...More

Thank potatopuss4
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food was average at best. Waitress was slow the food was very bland. Not much taste was over priced for lunch portions were small. Will not be going back.

Thank Lawrence F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Been here once and it was worth it! Great stop between shopping! Great food, service and scenery. Definitely a place to visit.

Thank lynnealbright
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Really wanted to like this place but nothing memorable. Food is just ok. Nothing special or creative. The view is just a stream with another building in full view. Very pricey too. $18 for fish and chips! They are the only full restaurant in the...More

Thank cairns700
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

We decided to try this place for lunch. I had been there a while ago and it was a good experience. And it was a good experience this time as well. They have a great menu with lots of choices. We both ordered the Turkey...More

Thank michelewave04
Reviewed 10 July 2017

There was a wait to be seated as the restaurant was very busy, though there was some confusion. We had been out all day and it had been recommended to us (we had drinks at the water side downstairs bar a year previously). We were...More

Thank Bob F
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

Good location for this quaint little town. The food was about average or maybe just above average. The prices, I thought were very high. I understand they only have about 4-5 months to make ends meet but it's not the Ritz Carlton. Service was good...More

Thank MrPudly
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

Penne Pasta with rubber chicken. The manager came over and offered to have the chicken remade. No thanks, it was bad the first time...why would I want it to be made again? We get the bill and there was a full charge for the meal....More

Thank Susan D
Reviewed 4 July 2017

Great place located in the heart of Wickford Village. We were able to sit out on the deck and enjoy the beautiful night. The food and service were exceptional, we look forward to returning at the end of the summer!

Thank NatickMAtravel4fun
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$16 - US$16
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, View
Open Hours
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 17:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16 W Main St, North Kingstown, RI 02852-5162
  • Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  South County  >  North Kingstown
  • Phone Number: +1 401-294-5771
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