Bar and Board

4.6
356 reviews
$31 to $50
American
We’re an eclectic blend of Newport vibes — from the historic bank vault behind our marble bar to the Bellevue Ave-inspired details in our lounge. Our cocktails bring you back to the Newport of decades ago. We’re proud to serve quality, locally sourced victuals (it rhymes with ‘skittles’) — all in an immersive dining experience.
What 356 People Are Saying
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4.6based on recent ratings
4.5
Food
4.5
Service
4.5
Ambience
4.3
Value
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93% of people would recommend it to a friend
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vipOpenTable Diner
London
3 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Charlie was great, very attentive! Food and drinks were great as well! Always a fave spot

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Beach
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on 9 January 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Always a great time. The lobster roll is worth it!!!

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vipTracyL
New England
7 reviews
Dined on 9 January 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

This is such a great casual spot! Food is an inventive take on classics and the ingredients are so fresh "farm to table" style. Atmosphere, even during Covid- is warm and friendly. Staff is great.

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OpenTable Diner
New England
1 review
Dined on 9 January 2021
Overall2Food2Service4Ambience2

Not following Covid guidelines. Food took over an hour to come out. Restaurant was at capacity.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on 9 January 2021
Overall4Food5Service5Ambience3

The food and service were fantastic, but we were seated upstairs next to two large parties (8-10 people at each table) literally only an arm-length away. There is no way the seating was COVID compliant. A little plexiglass partition would easily remedy the issue and make it much more comfortable and safe under current conditions.

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ChrisH
1 review
Dined on 9 January 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great food and great atmosphere, I would definitely eat there again.

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SamB
Charleston
1 review
Dined on 2 January 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

A very pleasant restaurant! Would recommend to anyone visiting Newport!

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MJOR
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 2 January 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

We loved Bar and Board...delicious dinner and wonderful service, highly recommend!

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Pete
Hawaii
21 reviews
Dined on 2 January 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Food was exceptional, as usual. Excellent service. Great place for lunch.

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vipPeterC
New York Area
40 reviews
Dined on 1 January 2021
Overall3Food2Service1Ambience2

Food is reasonably priced. It’s not bad food but everything tastes very strong and heavy, and worse, very salty. Thick cream and heavy sauce. If you don’t mind salt, it maybe ok.

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VictoriaO
1 review
Dined on 31 December 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Loved the food and overall experience. Would definitely recommend to all!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on 31 December 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Waiter was amazing, I love the craft bar upscale New York style bar .... can’t wait to go back

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alisonc
1 review
Dined on 27 December 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Chef Andrew was fabulous and our bartender/server Stephanie was outstanding! Would definitely recommend a trip to this great restaurant.

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vipJackieR
New England
170 reviews
Dined on 26 December 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

The service was incredible. Everyone was attentive, friendly, & gave perfect recommendations. The salmon with cacio de pepe risotto was amazing. The macaroni & cheese, filet, Old Fashioned - delicious.

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Beck
New England
2 reviews
Dined on 26 December 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great service, delicious wine. Best mustard beer cheese

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OpenTable Diner
Washington DC
8 reviews
Dined on 23 December 2020
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience4

Great place right in downtown Newport. Wednesday all you can eat pasta and half price bottles of wine was a great deal. Food was good and prices reasonable. Seating was spread out and a very comfortable distance from other diners so they have the COVID precautions down . I would recommend this for casual dinner, lunch, or drinks/apps.

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Michelle
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 12 December 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Bar and Board was phenomenal. My daughter and I went on a Saturday night during COVID/Christmas and were seated right away. Atmosphere is a 10/10. Server was super sweet. Wish I remembered his name. Seemed to be tending the entire upstairs by himself. Quick to refill our waters and checked in on us often. Music was a super chill vibe. Food was outstanding. Can’t wait to come back on our next trip to Newport.

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TrishM
1 review
Dined on 11 December 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Was there in the summer and enjoyed the outdoor area and had a wonderful time dining indoors in December! Brought friends with us and they were thrilled with the whole evening.

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vipAndreaM
New York Area
19 reviews
Dined on 11 December 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Wonderful as always

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vipYummo
New England
23 reviews
Dined on 11 December 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

Lots of space, great hosts, amazing cocktails, and delicious food!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on 4 December 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

The food was great and it wasn’t very expensive. Lovely atmosphere, I felt fancy sitting in there

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EmilyR
New England
8 reviews
Dined on 4 December 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

The Salmon and risotto were amazing! Best I have ever had! The cheese plate was delicious and the drinks were good too. Drinks are a little overpriced in my opinion, but very yummy nonetheless. Definitely will return!

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CLCav
New England
1 review
Dined on 28 November 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

We were a rowdy bunch but the restaurant and the patrons took it in stride. Everyone couldn’t stop raving about their meals. Thank you for an incredible experience

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vipNikkiG
New England
1 review
Dined on 21 November 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Always an excellent choice for dinner. We will be back.

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Jacqueline
1 review
Dined on 14 November 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Highly recommend! The honeynut squash soup was AMAZING!

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on 14 November 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Came here for Resturant week. The service was awesome. Everyone was super nice! We had a great 3 course meal and are excited to come back the next time we are in town!

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ViraM
New England
2 reviews
Dined on 13 November 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

This was my first visit to Bar & Board & I thoroughly enjoyed it. During Covid, nicely spread out tables, wonderful ambiance, excellent food!

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mylyn
New England
11 reviews
Dined on 13 November 2020
Overall4Food4Service3Ambience4

Food was tasty, drinks were yummy. Service was ok, but I understand she was seated a large party right after us so I think we were forgotten ex. No side dishes for our appetizer so we had to awkwardly eat over the same bowl, dishes not being cleared timely. But it was overall a good experience and we will likely come again

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KatelynnP
New England
2 reviews
Dined on 8 November 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great food and great service.

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OpenTable Diner
New England
6 reviews
Dined on 5 November 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Cool setting, very easy to find a d parking was a breeze.
My sister and I enjoyed tuna tartar, burrata, and the salmon with cacao e pipe risotto. Done perfectly, served in a timely way, the evening was a complete success. We would go again.

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on 30 October 2020
Overall5Food4Service5Ambience4

Amazing bartender

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Foodie
1 review
Dined on 24 October 2020
Overall4Food4Service5Ambience4

The bistro board was incredible as were the drinks, entrees were pretty good as well - we ordered shrimp and grits and the linguine with clams. They could use some sound dampening, but overall we really enjoyed our time.

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JustinF
Philadelphia
2 reviews
Dined on 24 October 2020
Overall1Food5Service1Ambience4

Food was excellent. Ambience was nice. Service was the worst we’ve ever had, at an establishment that was otherwise top notch. The waiter took forever to take our initial drink order, didn’t clear any appetizer plates and paid us next to no attention to us. Our dinner plates were never cleared and any thoughts of dessert vanished, as we had to get up and ask the waitress for the table next us for our check.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on 24 October 2020
Overall4Food4Service5Ambience5

Amazing Cheese Board, salmon was ok

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vipMaryLouS
New England
86 reviews
Dined on 18 October 2020
Overall4Food4Service5Ambience4

Our dinner with friends on Sunday evening was a very pleasant experience. Out waitress was excellent as was the menu selections and food preparation. We look forward to the fall/winter menu

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OpenTable Diner
New England
1 review
Dined on 17 October 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Food and drinks were spectacular. The service was excellent, the manager even moved us to a bigger table to accommodate our large group. 10/10 would recommend to a friend

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vipLindsay
New York Area
44 reviews
Dined on 17 October 2020
Overall4Food4Service5Ambience5

Came here with a group of 8 on a Saturday night. Was able to get a reservation easily. All the food we got was great. Our server was attentive and sweet. The only small hiccup is that we received a speciality Old Fashioned cocktail that seemed to be half empty. When I asked about it, I was told it was "aesthetic." After a slightly strained conversation, the manager brought over a shot glass with some more, which was very appreciated. They accidentally sent jalapeno martinis instead of dirty martinis to two of my friends, and immediately rectified the problem. Then sent us a round of shot to apologize. Overall we found the food very good, the atmosphere really nice, and the service great!

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vipKerriG
New England
8 reviews
Dined on 11 October 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Everything was fabulous. And our waiter was awesome.

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OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
4 reviews
Dined on 10 October 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Had a short weekend getaway to Newport and noticed this place on an evening walk, and the only open reservation was 9pm the next night. It was SO worth it! We ordered the shrimp and avocado appetizer then the swordfish and tuna dinners. Everything was delicious... I will absolutely plan another dinner here when I return to Newport!

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jp352
Philadelphia
8 reviews
Dined on 10 October 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great atmoshpere. Handling social distanincg very well. My shrimp and grits were great. Truffled fingerlings as app are a must.

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You can order delivery directly from Bar and Board using the Order Online button. Bar and Board also offers takeaway which you can order by calling the restaurant at (401) 619-1022.

Bar and Board is rated 4.6 stars by 356 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.