White Horse Tavern
America's Oldest Tavern - Est. 1673
The White Horse Tavern was originally constructed in 1652 as the residence of Francis Brinley. It is now America's oldest tavern, beginning its operations in 1673.
Over the next hundred years, this location was the meeting place for the Colonial Legislature, Criminal Court and City Council.
There have been just six owners in the rich 350 year history of this tavern, one of the finest Newport Rhode Island restaurants.
Start off with an appetizer of Iced Shellfish or Poached Lobster, followed by a fresh salad, then enjoy the New England Lobster Saute or the Seared Prime Sirloin for your entree.
The Tavern also offers private dining rooms for groups of four to seventy people. You can choose from 3 dining rooms depending on the size of your party.
Many corporate executives, from companies such as G-Tech, Merrill Lynch and Pfizer have enjoyed the Tavern's atmosphere and service so much that they have become repeat guests.
The Tavern has been voted "Most Romantic Restaurant" by Newport Life Magazine, and "Best Place to Impress a Visitor" by Rhode Island Monthly Magazine.
Newport, RI 02840
***UPDATE - December 2010***Just had an amazing dinner right after Christmas at the White Horse!
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