• with an international twist •

10 Howard Wharf, Newport RI


Panoramic Ocean Front Views • Internationally Inspired Cuisine

Situated dockside in Newport Harbor, the Reef is a waterfront restaurant serving international cuisine inspired by the travels of sailors to ports around the world, with a drink selection to suit every taste. At the Reef, we believe every day can be a good one when you’re surrounded by the sights, sounds, and flavors of the sea.


Monday: 11am – 10pm
Tuesday: Closed
Wednesday: 11am – 10pm
Thursday: 11am – 10pm
Friday: 11am – 11pm
Saturday: 11am – 11pm
Sunday: 11am – 10pm

(kitchen closes 1 hour before closing times above)

Weekend Brunch:
Saturday & Sunday 11am – 3pm



Our Igloo Village is back! Join us in our heated, themed igloos, styled by Exquisite Events for an unforgettable dining experience!

Is there a fee to use the igloo?

The $100+tax fee ($108) covers the use of the igloo for 2 hours and 20 minutes that is paid when the reservation is made

How many people can fit in an igloo?

Igloos hold up to 8 people, although some will fit 10

How long do I have the igloo for?

Each igloo reservation is for 2 hours and 20 minutes

What happens if not all guests arrive on time?

The igloo is only available for the timeframe of the reservation.  Please make sure all guests arrive on time, as the end time can not be extended.

Can I reserve a specific themed igloo?

While we understand that some guests have specific requests, we can not guarantee any igloo requests.

What is the cancellation policy?

Reservations can be modified or canceled for a full refund up until 1 week before the reservation date.  If the reservation is canceled with less than 7 days notice, or there is a no-show, the deposit is forfeited and will not be returned.

Is there a minimum spend in the igloo?

Yes, there is a $25 per person food and beverage minimum for lunch and a $50 per person food and beverage minimum for dinner.

Are the igloos heated?

Yes the igloos all have heaters and fireplaces, but we do recommend you dress warm just in case.

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Candlelight Dinner. Friday December 8
Lunch Special. Mondays and Wednesday through Saturday. 11am - 4pm. Choose two lunch dishes and two glasses of wine or beer for $49

The Harbor Patio

Featuring real palm trees and the
best view of Newport Harbor in Rhode Island.

'Tis the Season!

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Now through December 24

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