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MainSail

75 Long Wharf, Newport, RI 02840-2406
+1 401-849-7788
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Overview
  • Excellent43%
  • Very good32%
  • Average16%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“lobster” (11 reviews)
“hash browns” (2 reviews)
“salad” (5 reviews)
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All hours
CUISINES
American, Seafood
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
75 Long Wharf, Newport, RI 02840-2406
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Last time to sit outside and enjoy the nice weather. Excellent Lunch.Seafood is the Best.Wonderful service from the staff. One of our favorite places to relax and eat.More

Thank Suez5
Alexa F, Public Relations Manager at MainSail, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for sharing your recent experience. We are so glad you were one of the lucky diners who got to enjoy the beautiful weather we've had late into the fall. We are especially thrilled that you enjoyed your lunch and received wonderful service, and...More

Reviewed 22 October 2017

I was told people had mixed experiences at the Mainsail in the Newport Marriott but I thought I'd give it a try. At least I could sit and watch the seaport while I ate. Being a Marriott Hotel I expected overpriced but fairly good food....More

Thank TexasRoadrash
Alexa F, Public Relations Manager at MainSail, responded to this reviewResponded 24 October 2017

Dear TexasRoadRash, Thank you for taking the time to share your MainSail dining experience. We are deeply disappointed to read your review. Our kitchen uses the freshest ingredients to create our New England cuisine, and we are very sorry that your meal was underwhelming. We...More

Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

We had the steamed lobster and they were wonderful. The ambience is great along with good views. Staff was nice and service excellent. It is right in the center of things in Newport. Very highly recommend.More

Thank LiketoeatCincinnati
Alexa F, Public Relations Manager at MainSail, responded to this reviewResponded 11 October 2017

Thank you for sharing your recent experience. We are so glad you enjoyed your steamed lobster, a must-have when visiting New England! We are also thrilled that your service was excellent during your visit. We hope you'll visit us again during your next trip to...More

Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

We usually are not that impressed with the hotel restaurants where we are staying. This was definitely the exception. Nice menu...wonderful food...excellent service...very nice harbor view...Definitely one to consider in you are in the area.More

Thank Kevin P
Alexa F, Public Relations Manager at MainSail, responded to this reviewResponded 20 September 2017

Dear Kevin, Thank you for sharing your recent experience. We are thrilled to hear you were pleasantly surprised by MainSail during your recent visit. Our position on the harbor gives each seat a great view, and our team worked very hard to create a menu...More

Reviewed 4 September 2017

Wow, the place is gorgeous! Inside the Marriot hotel is this restaurant. Glam decor. This was my Birthday pick last night for dinner and it did not disappoint! I had the simply grilled dinner selection with a choice of salmon, swordfish, shrimp or scallops and...More

Thank gladfly
Alexa F, Public Relations Manager at MainSail, responded to this reviewResponded 20 September 2017

Thank you for sharing your recent experience and for celebrating your birthday with us! We are thrilled to hear about your wonderful meals and that everyone in your group was pleased. The Skiff Bar is a great spot for a cocktail and we're glad you...More

Reviewed 29 August 2017

This breakfast buffet had everything we always love and the omelets were the best we have ever had. If you would prefer, order off the extensive menu.More

Thank Carol C
Alexa F, Public Relations Manager at MainSail, responded to this reviewResponded 20 September 2017

Dear Carol, We are thrilled to hear how much you enjoyed your omelet during your recent visit. Our buffet has customizable options, and our regular menu has specialty items. There's something for everyone and we are so glad you enjoyed your meal. We greatly appreciate...More

Reviewed 9 August 2017

Visited Newport For the Jazz Festival and stayed at the Newport Marriott. We ate breakfast at MainSail each morning. We were immediately seated at a great table with beautiful views of the Harbor. Not having huge breakfast appetites, we chose to order from the menu...More

Thank Toni H
Alexa F, Public Relations Manager at MainSail, responded to this reviewResponded 23 August 2017

Dear Toni, Thank you for dining with us at MainSail! We're so glad our staff seated you quickly so you could eat your breakfast and be on your way to the Newport Jazz Festival. We appreciate your feedback regarding meat options, and will be sure...More

Reviewed 22 July 2017

We booked a cozy dinner for 5 here on our first night at the Newport Marriott. So convenient and not crowded. It was wonderful in every way. The staff were incredibly friendly and helpful, and the sailing-themed decor was charming. We had the best fried...More

Thank James P
Alexa F, Public Relations Manager at MainSail, responded to this reviewResponded 25 July 2017

Dear James, Thank you for the review of your recent dining experience. We are thrilled to hear you had a wonderful time. We are especially pleased to hear that you loved your appetizers and entrees. We just added the Paillard Chicken, Pan Seared Scallops and...More

Reviewed 11 July 2017

Located in the Newport Marriott, this restaurant was better than expected! My daughter ordered the Lobster mac & cheese - best we've ever tasted. The pan-seared scallops were done perfectly with asparagus and watermelon. One of the best meals we had in Newport. The view...More

Thank ddr20
Alexa F, Public Relations Manager at MainSail, responded to this reviewResponded 20 July 2017

Thank you for sharing your MainSail dining experience. We are so glad our restaurant exceeded your expectations! We recently updated our menu and are thrilled to hear how much you enjoyed the Pan Seared Scallops. We are also offering a 2 for 1 dinner special...More

Reviewed 22 May 2017

We had a romantic dinner at MainSail! The view is incredible, the fresh fish dinners were superb! The wait staff were attentive and knowledgeable! Best fish in town!!

Thank Connie G
Alexa F, Public Relations Manager at MainSail, responded to this reviewResponded 23 May 2017

Dear Connie, Thank you for the review of your recent dining experience. We are so glad you enjoyed your romantic evening in Newport and that dinner at MainSail exceeded your expectation. We appreciate your feedback and hope to host you again soon!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Monday
6:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
6:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
6:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
6:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday
6:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 75 Long Wharf, Newport, RI 02840-2406
  • Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Newport
  • Phone Number: +1 401-849-7788
Description
Visit Mainsail for a contemporary American menu of local New England dishes made from the freshest ingredients. When you're looking to connect or unplug, head to Plank Bar for a relaxed social experience, tantalizing appetizers and well-crafted drinks. The Skiff Bar offers the best view in Newport along with specialty cocktails, craft and local brews and delicious appetizers
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