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The Beach House, Bristol, RI
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This restaurant now offers Takeout

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The Beach House

4.2
4.2
1504 Reviews
$31 to $50
Contemporary American
Welcome to The Beach House, a casual family friendly restaurant, serving contemporary American cuisine as well as typical New England favorites. Perfectly located along the East Bay bike path overlooking Bristol harbor.

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2 people

7:00 PM


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Additional information

  • Dining style

    Casual Dining

  • Cuisines

    Contemporary American, American, Seafood

  • Hours of operation

    Daily 11:00 am–1:00 am

  • Phone number

    (401) 253-1566

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Dress code

    Resort Casual

  • Executive chef

    Juan Rodas

  • Catering

    Plan your next event with us. Special menus for 20-150 guests.

  • Private party facilities

    Plan your next event with us. Special menus for 20-150 guests.

  • Neighborhood

    Bristol, Rhode Island

  • Cross street

    Chestnut Street

  • Parking details

    Private Lot

  • Additional

    Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Counter Seating, Delivery, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gender Neutral Restroom, Gluten-free Options, Indoor Fireplace, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine

What 1,504 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

4.2
4.2 based on recent ratings
  • 4.2Food
  • 4.3Service
  • 4.6Ambience
  • 3.9Value

NoiseModerate

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  1. FD

    FrequentDiner

    New England

    46 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    46 reviews

    Dined 3 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    Excellent food and value!
  2. DE

    DEBORAHs

    New England

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on November 6, 2022

    overall5food4service5ambience5
    Keep the delicious steak crostini! Great service, beautiful location in the bar with the high top tables
  3. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 5, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Excellent food and service!
  4. S

    Sven

    New England

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 5, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great experience. We were outdoors on a beautiful day, noise was not a factor. The service and food were great. We will return.
  5. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New England

    27 reviews

    4.0

    27 reviews

    Dined on November 4, 2022

    overall4food4service5ambience5
    Very cute location and we got a nice warm night for November so took advantage of the outside dining. The patio was nicely decorated and cozy. Our waitress was excellent! The food was good, the bao bun sliders and cheesecake were the highlights. We both got the steak gnocchi for entrees and while the pasta was good the steak was very tough and fatty so that was a bit disappointing. The other food items and excellent service still made it a great visit.
  6. MC

    MarkC

    New England

    18 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    18 reviews

    Dined on October 31, 2022

    overall4food5service3ambience4
    Waitress was not very attentive. Spent most of our stay talking to other employees.
  7. MF

    MaryFran

    New England

    62 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    62 reviews

    Dined on October 26, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Lovely fall day out on the deck. Best harbor view in town! Delicious food!
  8. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New England

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on October 22, 2022

    overall5food4service5ambience4
    Enjoyed our date night very much. We sat at the bar with the best bartender and service possible. Our food was great. We had chowder, amazing risotto with scallops and fish & chips. I suggest the red blend wine!
  9. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New England

    5 reviews

    4.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on October 22, 2022

    overall4food4service3ambience4
    Food was descent. Bartender was really good but was alone and needed help.
  10. E

    Ellena

    Washington DC

    32 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    32 reviews

    Dined on October 22, 2022

    overall3food1service3ambience4
    Fabulous place to sit outside on the water with great ambiance. But the food was mediocre at best. Too bad the food isn’t better because between the ample parking and the lovely location, this place could be amazing!
  11. EG

    EricG

    New England

    15 reviews

    5.0

    15 reviews

    Dined on October 21, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Here for lunch. Sat out on the patio by the water. Food, service, atmosphere all excellent. My burger and my wife’s shrimp tacos arrived exactly as ordered - medium well for me, no onions for her. What a way to spend a beautiful fall day. Eclectic menu; many things we’d like to try. Only drawback was a couple of pesky bees. Next time we’d sit a little farther back from the water and the plantings to see if that helped.
  12. AH

    AshH

    New England

    17 reviews

    vip
    2.0

    17 reviews

    Dined on October 16, 2022

    overall2food2service1ambience4
    While the views are wonderful, the service was poor and the food took over an hour to come out. This was on a Sunday afternoon post the lunch time rush and all the dishes were either a salad or a sandwich. Communication on the reasons why was poor. Very disappointing since we've had good experiences here in the past. I think next time we would stick to just ordering cocktails and enjoying the outside patio.
  13. S

    Skateswingswim

    Philadelphia

    4 reviews

    1.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on October 15, 2022

    overall1food2service5ambience2
    Took nearly two hours for dinner to come out. Food was sub par, and pricy for bar food. Not the experience I have had there many times prior. The server was amazing, but it was beyond his control. He was overwhelmed with tables and slow food. Honestly, if you are short staffed, and they clearly are, don’t fill restaurant to capacity, or be honest with guests that it will be a very long wait.
  14. G

    Grace7283

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on October 15, 2022

    overall2food3service1ambience5
    This place we frequent and I have been noticing the exceptionally long waits to receive food every time. Last night was by far the longest. We waited a while for waitress to even come and take our order, it took 45 min to get our apps and almost 90 min to get our entree. We saw people coming in well after us get served and be done with there food before we even received it. The waitress noticed when we did not get food yet and ran to kitchen…and even still we waited another 30 min…like they forgot again and I got a salad an my husband a sandwich…this was not something that required that much time. We asked 2 more times for where food was and all we got was an “I’m sorry”. We were so close to walking out! I have worked in this industry and when you mess up you try to do something about it. Nothing was comped or drinks offered due to their negligence and I believe that to be very bad business. I got there pretty hungry and was famished by the time food came and could not eat it quick enough. The food was pretty good…nothing exceptional and with some recent menu changes it is less impressive. The water view is great, but I do hope their service improves or I else there are plenty of other restaurants on the water in the area with much better food!
  15. K

    Kathyh

    New York Area

    5 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on October 15, 2022

    overall3food3service4ambience4
    Servers were Understaffed but they did a great job busy weekend because RWU had parents alumni weekend
  16. BF

    BeckyF

    Atlantic City

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on October 15, 2022

    overall4food4service5ambience5
    Everything was fantastic! Easiest to make reservations from their actual website.
  17. BA

    BryanA

    New England

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on October 15, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Excellent place , food and especially the outside atmosphere
  18. RF

    RoachF

    New England

    24 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    24 reviews

    Dined on October 15, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Been awhile for us, but we wanted to eat outside one more time this season. Weather was perfect and so was our meal. Summer went too quickly, but food is so good will try to get back in the winter
  19. MP

    MarcP

    New England

    5 reviews

    3.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on October 15, 2022

    overall3food5service5ambience5
    Food, service good. Location great. Joined rewards program couple years ago and all my rewards disappeared. Tried phone number, email, name, credit card etc. still nothing. Very disappointed. Tried checking rewards info on website and same issues. Website said it would send me info, never got any email (not in spam either).
  20. KR

    KarenR

    New England

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on October 14, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The food was amazing. And we are huge foodies. HUGE. best butternut squash bisque I have ever had in my life!!!! Seafood risotto was amazing. Packed with seafood!!!! Recommend 100%
  21. SS

    SusanS

    Naples

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on October 10, 2022

    overall5food4service5ambience5
    This was at first time after being recommended by my sister and her husband and we happen to be in the area visiting. It was such a lovely day and a perfect place to have a late lunch
  22. D

    Djwbdwfoodies

    New England

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on October 7, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    All four of us enjoyed the evening. Jay was a Fantastic server and the food was really good. Our friends live close by but it was our first time here. Thanks for a nice dining experience. DW
  23. SM

    StephenM

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on October 6, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Met an old high school friend from Massachusetts and selected Beach House as its location is beautiful being right on the water. We were lucky that the remnant's of Hurricane Ian had passed and we ended up with a beautil warm fall day. Due to the weather we were able to sit outside and selected the bar. Our bartender was patient, she saw that we were in catchup mode. Our drinks were delivered and she explianed the menu and made recommemdations based on our questions. Our order was taken and in no time our food arrived with another round of beverages. She checked in on us to see how everything was without being intrusive. We each ordered a different flatbread and both turned out to be excellent - just enough food for that period between lunch and dinner. One was the Tropical nwith chicken and pineapple, very good. The other was the Tomatoe Herb Ricotta, also very good. I recommend The Beach House to anyone. The staff, service, food and atmosphere are excellent. Our visit was on a Thursday in the middle of the day, but like everyone now there may be times when they are short staffed so the service may be a bit slower - do not let that influence you or hold you back from trying them. Hope that you enjoy it as much as we did!
  24. JB

    JimB

    New England

    2 reviews

    1.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on October 1, 2022

    overall1food1service2ambience1
    Was expecting great food and service. Thought this restaurant was a nicer seafood beach side restaurant. It was nothing more than disapointing.
  25. FC

    FrankC

    New York Area

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on September 25, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We had a great server that had just started. She was very sweet and did a great job
  26. SB

    ScottB

    New England

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 24, 2022

    overall5food5service4ambience5
    Food and drinks were excellent. Great views of the bay. Got the blue crab fritters, these were awesome. Also got the Nachos which were great as well. Got the NY sirloin for dinner, very good, but the mashed potatoes might be the best I've ever had at a restaurant. Only thing that was off was that our server seemed either busier or less attentive than others but not in a bad way.
  27. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    San Francisco

    1 review

    vip
    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 23, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Delicious food, friendly service, beautiful ambience inside and out! I eat here all the time, it’s my #1 favorite restaurant and it’s on the water and we see gorgeous sunsets all the time. Amazing and expansive outdoor bar as well… it’s like being on vacation. Make sure to try their espresso martinis!
  28. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 23, 2022

    overall1food1service3ambience3
    Entrees were inedible. Stay away from the swordfish.
  29. HM

    HilalM

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 18, 2022

    overall3food4service2ambience5
    Unfortunately I had to give a low feedback due to receiving our food very, very late. Fortunately, the view was spectacular and we tried to avoid the slow kitchen service while we were there.
  30. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New England

    10 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    10 reviews

    Dined on September 16, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    It was a beautiful quiet night on the patio. The server was wonderful, our drinks were great and the food was tasty and hot.
  31. TG

    TheGreat

    New England

    23 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    23 reviews

    Dined on September 16, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Our waitress was lovely, positive and fun to have serve our dinner!
  32. PM

    PeterM

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 16, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great food. Our server was terrific. Wonderful view.
  33. 4

    401travels

    New England

    19 reviews

    vip
    2.0

    19 reviews

    Dined on September 14, 2022

    overall2food2service3ambience4
    Unfortunately we brought friends from out of town to lunch and they were short staffed and food was very poor. We had been here many times in the past and always had a good experience but was embarrassed that our friends got a poor first impression. The Beach House is a great spot but we will be taking a break from here for a while in hopes that they can get readjusted to summer staff having left. Felt bad for the only two girls working as it was a beautiful day and quite busy and I’m sure it was quite overwhelming.
  34. NA

    NicoleA

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 11, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Our waitress was super friendly and made sure we had everything we needed and congratulated me on my pregnancy
  35. SC

    ScottC

    New England

    6 reviews

    3.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on September 10, 2022

    overall3food4service2ambience5
    The food was good, not great, for the price. The service definitely could have been better. We were seated for thirty minutes before drink orders were even taken. This was our second visit. I didn’t rate the first visit, but that one would have been 4 1/2 stars because service was much better that time and food was better. I ordered the salmon this time and it was over cooked and too fishy. We will be back because one meh visit doesn’t define a place. Wonderful views and lovely town on the water.
  36. K

    Karmacozzie

    New England

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 10, 2022

    overall3food2service5ambience5
    Took my sister and Grandson here for dinner Saturday. We sat outside as the sun was setting. Beautiful! My sister and I ordered the sliced steak and gnocchi. Steak was good but the gnocchi had no flavor. There was gravy served on the side but it didn't really add enough flavor to the gnocchi. My grandson had the $38. steak and it was delicious. I have been to The Beach House before and loved it so maybe it was just what we ordered?
  37. DP

    DebP

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 10, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We always feel like we are on vacation when we dine out at the Beach House. It's the perfect place to unwind and take in the spectacular views of the Bristol Harbor while enjoying their handcrafted appetizers and cocktails. Creative and fresh menu options with seasonal entrees cooked to perfection. The entire staff exudes impeccable hospitality as they see to your every need. The Beach house is our go to place whether it be a special occasion or just dinner for two. Definitely 5-Star Rating!
  38. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 10, 2022

    overall4food4service3ambience5
    Great atmosphere and food!
  39. D

    Debl

    New England

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on September 8, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The Beach House is a favorite of mine especially in the warmer months when you can sit outside and enjoy the beautiful view of Narragansett Bay. It was a beautiful evening and Kevin Herchen was the entertainer that night, a favorite of mine which made it even more special. The service was excellent as was our food and cocktails, couldn't have asked for a more perfect evening.
  40. T

    Tommy

    New England

    31 reviews

    vip
    1.0

    31 reviews

    Dined on September 4, 2022

    overall1food1service2ambience3
    The worst food I have ever had dining out. I requested one item to be left out of my dish. The chef could not accommodate my request. It was to leave out one seafood item. My wife ordered a salad with chicken. The chicken was so dry, she could not eat it. We did not see our waitress until it was time to receive our bill to state the quality of food. They had a nice atmosphere but I would not order any food here again - maybe cocktails.

FAQs

The Beach House offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (401) 253-1566.

The Beach House is rated 4.2 stars by 1504 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

Make a reservation

2 people

7:00 PM


Order delivery or takeout

Google Map for The Beach House

805 Hope Street, Bristol, RI 02809

Additional information

  • Cross street

    Chestnut Street

  • Neighborhood

    Bristol, Rhode Island

  • Hours of operation

    Daily 11:00 am–1:00 am

  • Cuisines

    Contemporary American, American, Seafood

  • Dining style

    Casual Dining

  • Dress code

    Resort Casual

  • Parking details

    Private Lot

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Executive chef

    Juan Rodas

  • Additional

    Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Counter Seating, Delivery, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gender Neutral Restroom, Gluten-free Options, Indoor Fireplace, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine

  • Phone number

    (401) 253-1566

  • Catering

    Plan your next event with us. Special menus for 20-150 guests.

  • Private party facilities

    Plan your next event with us. Special menus for 20-150 guests.

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