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178 Thames St, Newport, RI 02840-6616
+1 401-846-5856
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good44%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“cottage pie” (17 reviews)
“lamb burger” (15 reviews)
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Irish, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
178 Thames St, Newport, RI 02840-6616
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Slipped into Busker's on a chilly, rainy evening - what a delight! Dark, cozy atmosphere and Irish Stew that is Superb!!! Highly recommended!

Thank BettyBeach2013
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place brought back memories of some of the small town Irish pubs we visited on trips to Ireland. Love the decor and atmosphere. Good food and service

Thank Roxan_4
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped into this pub for dinner on a quiet Sunday night. We enjoyed excellent service and a great dinner. Both of us had the salmon special, which was cooked perfectly and tasted great. They also offer a nice selection of beer. It felt like...More

Thank ljcapecod
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went twice during our last visit to Newport. The first night was just me & my husband - service was great, food fantastic. Brought the family back the next night. The waitress wasn’t sure if she could seat the 6 of us despite multiple...More

Thank Lynne P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Authentic Irish Pub with good food. The service was excellent and the music served up by Grace Morrison and friends was outstanding. Highly recommended.

Thank Irvine A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This Irish Pub right down town was a wonderful stop for lunch. The rueuben was large and tasty and the burgers were wonderful. The home .made French fries were terrific. The service and atmosphere were very nice. GREAT LUNCH STOP

Thank David C
Reviewed 9 April 2018

We had an early supper here and enjoyed it greatly. We had arrived in Newport later than expected because of traffic in Boston, so had missed lunch and opted for an early supper. The place was not crowded and we had a choice of seating....More

Thank David B
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

The food was amazing. The atmosphere was fun and cozy and our waitress was the most accommodating waitress we’ve ever had throughout all of our many years of travel. Her name is Lauren. We will definitely come back.

Thank linda832016
Reviewed 21 February 2018 via mobile

Great location on Thames St. with over 400 whiskey and scotch selections. Lots of draught beers . Such a great bar to sit and chat with the locals too. Or just listen to the ‘blarney’ ! Not many places serve Scotch Eggs, so I recommend...More

Thank 55Rocky
Reviewed 4 February 2018

Went to Busker's the other night upon a recommendation from a friend and was pleasantly surprised at how good the lamb burger was, grilled to perfection and not too gamey.The truffle fries were just okay. They tasted fine, but they were a bit on the...More

Thank RIred02842
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6 May 2018|
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Response from jetsetter90 | Reviewed this property |
Here is their info: Address: 178 Thames St, Newport, RI 02840 Hours: Open ⋅ Closes 1AM Phone: (401) 846-5856
28 September 2017|
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Response from Pierre L | Reviewed this property |
No, it should be fine.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 178 Thames St, Newport, RI 02840-6616
  • Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Newport
  • Phone Number: +1 401-846-5856
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