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Brick Alley Pub

140 Thames St, Newport, RI 02840-6653
+1 401-849-6334
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good35%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lobster reuben” (28 reviews)
“nachos” (169 reviews)
“bread jam” (27 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
140 Thames St, Newport, RI 02840-6653
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

It was our first visit to Newport and the Brick Alley Pub. We had a reservation and the wait for a table on a Wednesday night was under 10 minutes. The service was very good. We enjoyed the variety offered by the salad bar, but...More

Thank Mollyshumom
Reviewed yesterday

Decided to have dinner at Brick Alley Pub while walking on Thames St. on a Friday evening. Arrived at 5:15 and had to wait approximately 35 minutes for a table/booth and it was well worth the wait! We were glad we got there when we...More

Thank DonnaSchnoodle
Reviewed yesterday

Even though we got to the restaurant before 6:00 p.m. there was already a 30 minute wait to eat downstairs in the Brick Alley Pub. So after glancing at the menu we decided to eat upstairs at Plumby's. You order at the counter & they...More

Thank BrussoDallas
Reviewed 3 days ago

Stopped by for lunch during a tour. Service was very good, we were lucky in that we got seated immediately, there was a large queue / line when we were leaving. Food was good as was the service. Would definitely recommend.

Thank brianmcd
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Excellent food and drinks choice. Staff were friendly and service was excellent and quick. While pub restaurant atmosphere was great and made you feel welcome

Thank Carmel H
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Good food just so much better to be had in town. The soup and salad bar was fresh and location is good.

Thank billyandbobthedog
Reviewed 4 days ago

Very popular pub with pretty good food. Timing is everything at dinner time. We lucked out, as our we had no wait time, but as the minutes progressed the wait time went for a few minutes to an hour, so be prepared. That's how popular...More

Thank Richard S
Reviewed 6 days ago

Looks like your average pub with the kitschy license plate decor but the menu is relative diverse. Lobster roll is the best in Newport.

Thank golfnut51
Reviewed 1 week ago

Quick visit to Newport that was excellent. Brick Alley Pub had a 45-50 minutes wait to be seated which was worth the wait. Stephanie was our server and she was excellent. House special clams were great along with the Lobster Roll. Also ordered the Shrimp...More

Thank mthomp123
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

They had the most delicious butternut squash soup which was perfect on a rainy day! Our waitress checked on us frequently and was efficient and nice.

Thank Jen B
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9 September 2017|
Response from Christine D | Reviewed this property |
Yes, pretty sure. Always games on and plenty of sports memorabilia
Terry S
25 July 2017|
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Response from 55Rocky | Reviewed this property |
They are located at the city end of Thames street. There is metered parking and a parking lot close by.
1 November 2016|
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Response from angie c | Reviewed this property |
I would say yes! They have a large room on the back and rooms upstairs as well. I would request the back one if they can accommodate you as it would be easier access to salad bar and people in your party won't have to take... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$27
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Buffet
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 140 Thames St, Newport, RI 02840-6653
  • Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Newport
  • Phone Number: +1 401-849-6334
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At Brick Alley Pub we have it all: "pub style" comfort food to modern multicultural cuisine all served with genuine down-home hospitality. Like America itself, Brick Alley is one big melting pot of ethnicities, flavors, and fun. If you are looking for stiff, over the top formal service with small portions of over-priced food, we are not that place. After more than 30 years as one of Rhode Island's most popular restaurants with locals and tourists alike, the Brick Alley Pub & Restaurant has earned landmark status. Located at 140 Thames Street across from the Brick Market Place in Downtown Newport the Brick Alley Pub & Restaurant offers a warm and cozy fireplace in the winter and comfortably air-conditioned dining rooms in the summer. The Brick Alley Pub & Restaurant specializes in a blend of flavorful steaks, fresh local seafood, pastas, and seasonal specials. Begin your dinner with a selection from our cocktail menu or choose a wine from our extensive wine list. This wine list features over 250 different vintages and has received the Wine Spectator Award for Excellence. Open for lunch and dinner, Brick Alley Pub & Restaurant accepts reservations and offers an upstairs function room that can accommodate up to 170 people. The Brick Alley Pub & Restaurant has received favorable reviews from countless local and national publications including: The Providence Journal, Travel-Holiday, Ford Times, Rhode Island Monthly, and Newport Life Magazine. In addition, Jameson Irish Whiskey bestowed the restaurant with their "Best Irish Coffee Award" for three consecutive years and inducted the Brick Alley Pub & Restaurant into their Hall of Fame. Brick Alley has also been featured on The Food Network and is a favorite of Boston's Phantom Gourmet.
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