White Horse Tavern

Row 1

26 Marlborough St (at Farewell St)
Newport, RI 02840
(401) 849-3600
American, Bar
$ $ $
Mon–Thu: 11:30 AM–9:00 PM Fri–Sat: 11:30 AM–10:00 PM Sun: 11:00 AM–9:00 PM

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  • Opened in 1673 by pirate William Mayes, Americas oldest tavern at one time hosted the Rhode Island General Assembly, as well as the local criminal court and city council. (From Aerial America)
  • The White Horse Tavern was built in 1673 and is the oldest operating tavern in the United States.
  • Try the cranberry pecan French toast at brunch ... aMAziNG!
  • Welcome to America's oldest tavern. Get the ahi tuna
  • Great spot slightly off main area. Was on Drinking Made Easy!
  • Butter Poached Lobster is AH-MAY-ZING!
  • The oldest bar in Rhode Island. Est. 1673.
  • Every item we had was terrific, but I found their clam chowder, NE Cheese sampler and butterscotch bread pudding all especially great! Service was top notch as well.
  • Top menu choices: Steak Frittes, Salmon & gnocchi, the burger (hands down the best burger I've ever had) & the lobster mac & cheese. Also cran-apple crisp and berries & dark choc are awesome desserts.
  • Amazing bread pudding
  • Really cool spot. Historic. Scotch egg was amazing.
  • Try the house chowder; it's awesome. Great craft beers on tap as well!The atmosphere was really authentic.
  • Warm & cozy, crackling fireplace - the perfect place to be in Newport in wintertime! Great service, delicious food - and the bar pours generously.
  • Great burgers and lobster rolls
  • Bring me to your Beef Wellington.
  • Best lobster mac and cheese I've ever had.
  • Food, atmosphere, everything :-)
  • Oldest tavern in US history. Good local beers on tap.
  • Fantastic tavern with very knowledgable and helpful staff. Food and drink was great. Must check it out for history and food people.
  • Known as the oldest tavern in the US, everything looks authentic and the food is great! Enjoy the fireplace in a cold night.