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Newport's Hip, New Waterfront Dining Destination

Dining is a distinctive occasion at Saltwater, where the atmosphere is one of a kind as you dine on the Harbor.

Saltwater brings together the classic combination of New England charm and cuisine and adds on a hip atmosphere to create something different. From classics like our deconstructed New England clam chowder and lobster boil to our unique table side experience, there is excitement for all to experience.

Hours*

Breakfast | 7 a.m. - 11 a.m. (Monday – Saturday) | 7 a.m. – 12 p.m. (Sunday)
All Day Menu | 11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. (Thursday) | 11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. (Friday and Saturday)
Bar | 11 a.m. - 10 p.m. (Thursdays) | 11 a.m. - 11 p.m. (Friday and Saturday)
Room Service & Takeout | Same as Above 

  • Breakfast
  • BREAKFAST MENU

    Enjoy a unique tableside experience when you sample our locally sourced seafood creations. We also deliver delectable handheld menu items you’ll love.

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    From The Griddle

    • Saltwater Pancake | 12
      Three Buttermilk Pancakes, Salted Caramel, Candied Bacon
    • Belgian Waffle | 12
      Choice of Berries or Chocolate Chips
    • Short Stack | 8
      Two Buttermilk Pancakes, Maple Syrup
    • Simply French Toast | 11
      Sweet Bread, Maple Syrup
    • Back to the Basics* | 12
      Fried Egg, House Cured Bacon, Cheddar Cheese, on Buttermilk Biscuit
    • Simple Breakfast* | 9
      2 Eggs, Choice of Meat, Potatoes, Toast

    STEEL CUT OATS

    • Tree Hugger | 9
      Honey, House Granola, Fresh Berries, Basil
    • Keeping It Simple | 9
      Dried Cranberries, Raisins, Sugar in the Raw
    • Create Your Own | 13
      Choose from Ham, Sausage, Bacon, Peppers, Onions, Mushrooms, Spinach, Tomatoes, Cheddar, Mozzarella Cheese
    • Herbivore | 12
      Mushrooms, Tomatoes, Onions, Peppers, Spinach, Mozzarella
    • Carnivore | 14
      Sausage, Applewood Bacon, Honey Ham, Cheddar Cheese

    FLATBREADS

    • Going Hearty* | 12
      Two Scrambled Eggs, Bacon, Ham, Cheddar Cheese, Grilled Flatbread
    • Saltwater Signature* | 12
      Two Sunny Side Up Eggs, Avocado, Arugula, Bacon, Mozzarella

    SALTWATER SPECIALTIES

    • Saltwater Parfait | 8
      House Made Granola, Vanilla Yogurt, Local Honey
    • Lobster Benedict* | 18
      Butter Poached Lobster, Cured Tomatoes, Baby Arugula, Truffled Hollandaise

    *The Rhode Island Health Department warns that eating partially cooked beef, eggs, or raw seafood increases your risk of illness. Consumers who are especially vulnerable to food-borne illness should order their food thoroughly cooked. Children under 12 may not be served undercooked beef.
    We use trans-fat-free oil in our fries.
    Please inform your server in advance of any allergies. If you or anyone in your party has food allergies, please make your server aware when ordering.

  • All Day
  • ALL DAY MENU

    Served 11am-10pm

    Enjoy a unique tableside experience when you sample our locally sourced seafood creations. We also deliver delectable handheld menu items you’ll love.

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     The Beginnings

    • N.E. Clam Chowder* | 11
      Red Potatoes, Little Neck Clams, Crispy Pancetta
    • Soup of the Moment | 5 Cup / 9 Bowl
      Chef's Freshly Prepared Soup
    • Saltwater House Greens | 9
      Artisanal Greens, Crispy Red Onions, House Pickles, Sangria Vinaigrette
    • Caesar Salad | 10
      Red Romaine, Parmesan Tuile, Polenta Croutons, Caesar Dressing
    • Arugula Salad | 10
      Baby Arugula, Marcona Almonds, Strawberries, Maple Vinaigrette
    • Chilled Shrimp* | 19
      Jumbo Shrimp, Pomegranate Cocktail Sauce

    To Share

    • Salwater Calamarir* | 14
      Freshly Breaded R.I. Calamari. House Seas Salt, Bruleed Lemon, Pomegranate Cocktail Sauce
    • Lobster Flatbread | 18
      Char Grilled Flatbread, Ricotta Cheese, Roasted Garlic, Lobster Clams, Basil, Mozzarella, Drizzled Virgin Olive Oil
    • Fresh Fried Clam Belles | 14
      House-Made Sriracha Remoulade
    • Rustic Veggie | 12
      Roasted Portabello, Red Peppers, Onion, Squash, Zucchini, Tomatoes.  Served over Quinoa with Marinara and Drizzled Balsamic 
    • Local Charcuterie Board | 18
      Assorted New England Cure Meats and Cheeses paired with Local Honey Sauce, Fig Paste & Local Bread

    Handhelds

    • Harborside* | 16
      Blackened Cod, Tarrgon Aioli, Heriloom Tomato, House Slaw. Bib Lettuce, Local Brioche Roll
    • Pork Burger* | 14
      Pork Burger, Local Apple-Honey and Cinnamon Compound, Pork Belly, Baby Arugula, Smoky Bacon Aioli, Brioche Bun
    • Saltwater Burger* | 18
      1/2 lb Burger, Lettuce, Tomato, Aged Cheddar Cheese, Pickles, Brioche Bun
    • Local Red Fish Taco | 20
      Flour Tortillas, Avocado, Heirloom Tomatoes, Pepper Jack Cheese, Red and Green Cabbage, Salsa, Sour Cream
    • N.E. Lobster Roll* | Mkt Price
      Fresh N.E. Lobster, Aioli, Locally Baked Roll
    • Chicken + Apple* | 13
      Grilled Chicken Breast, Bacon, Apple Aioli, sliced Apples, Arugula, Aged Cheddar, Ciabatta
    • Oyster BLT* | 17
      Fried Local Oysters, Bacon, Lettuce, Tomato, Local Sweet Bread

    Saltwater Signature Tableside Experiences

    All Signatures are a sharable experience for two and include: seasonal mustard seed slaw and house made sauces: Smoked Heirloom Tomato Ketchup, Malt Vinegar, Pomegranate Cocktail, Preserved Lemon-House Pickle Remoulade

    • Newport Boil* | 48
       1 1/4 lb. Lobster, N.E.Steamers, Little Necks, New Potatoes, Corn on the Cob, Corn Bread
    • Lock & Load* | 26
      Beer Battered Cod, Waffle Flries
    • Array of the Bay* | 28
      Fried Seafood to include: Shrimp, Clams, Oysters, Fluke, Lobster Cakes, Waffle Fries

    Saltwater Fries

    • Crab Fries* | 18
      Lump Crab, Charred Corn, Jalapenos, Cheddar Cheese Curd Sauce
    • Pork Fries* | 14
      Shredded Pork, Crispy Bacon, Green Chili Sauce, Cheddar Cheese Sauce
    • Parmesan-Truffle Fries | 9
      Grated Parmesan Cheese, Truffle Salt

    SOLOS 

    • Salmon Scampi* | 28
      Grilled Salmon, Jumbo Shrimp, Garlic Butter, White Wine, Wild Rice, Saseonal Vegetables
    • Fillet Mignon* | 39
      7 oz. Certified Black Angus Beef, Tri-Color Fingerling Potatoes, Grilled Asparagus, Compound Butter, Prot Wine Demi

    *The Rhode Island Health Department warns that eating partially cooked beef, eggs, or raw seafood increases your risk of illness. Consumers who are especially vulnerable to food-borne illness should order their food thoroughly cooked. Children under 12 may not be served undercooked beef.
    We use trans-fat-free oil in our fries.
    Please inform your server in advance of any allergies. If you or anyone in your party has food allergies, please make your server aware when ordering.

  • Libations
  • LIBATIONS MENU

    From craft beers and classic wines to out-of-this-world cocktail creations, Saltwater offers a wide array of delightful and affluent libations.


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    SEASONAL SPECIALS

    Cocktails

    • Saltwater Sunset | 12
      Ketel One Citron, Pamma Liquor, Simple Syrup, Graoefruit Juice
    • Newport Sail | 13
      Absolute Pear, St. Germaine, Blue Curacao, Grenadinem Seltzer
    • The Breachway | 12
      Hendricks, St. Germain, Simple Syrup, Soda Water, Bitters, Lime
    • Dark & Stormy | 10
      Gosling’s Black Seal, Gosling’s Ginger Beer, Lime
    • Saltwater’s House Made Bloody Mary | 12
      New Amsterdam Vodka Infused with Bacon and Mixed with Our House Made Bloody Mary Recipe, Bacon, Lemon, Lime, Olive
    • Bachelorette | 13
      Tres Agave Blanco, Lime Juice, Grapefruit Juice, Cinnamon-Vanilla-Rosewater
    • Third Beach Tea | 9
      Deep Eddy Sweet Tea Vodka, Lemonade, Lemon
    • Top Shelf Margarita | 15
      Don Julio Blanco, Grand Marnier, Lime Juice, Orange Juice, Sour Mix, Muddled Orange and Lime
    • Tennessee Bee | 10
      Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Honey, Triple Sec, Limonade, Sierra Mist
    • Flying Mule | 13
      Keel Vodka, Ginger Beer, Red Bull
    • Block Island Sound | 9
      New Amsterdam Vodka, Cranberry Juice, Ginger Ale, Lime Juice, Lime

    Sangria

    • 'Port Bomb | Glass 9 / Pitcher 40
      Newport Vineyards Merlot, Captain Morgan, Triple Sec, Orange Juice, Cranberry Juice, Berries, Lemons, Limes
    • Safe Heaven | Glass 8 / Pitcher 38
      Newport Vineyards Riesling, Triple Sec, Pineapple Juice, Cranberry Juice, Lemons, Limes

    Frozen

    • Aquidneck Slide | 12
      New Amsterdam Vodka, Bailey’s, Kahlua, Ice Cream Mix, Chocolate Syrup, Whipped Cream
    • Strawberry Daiquiri | 9
      Don Q, Triple Sec, Strawberry Daiquiri Mix, Whipped Cream

    WINE

    Ask your server about today’s by-the-glass offering

    Champagne and Sparkling

    • Freixenet, Spain | 9 glass / 29 bottle
    • Lamarca Prosecco, Italy | 11 glass / 38 bottle
    • Chandon, California | 13 glass / 42 bottle

    Whites

    • Chardonnay, Canyon Road, California | 8.5 glass / 28 bottle
    • Chardonnay, In the Buff, Newport | 9.5 glass / 34 bottle
    • Chardonnay, Clos Du Bois, Russian River | 11 glass / 40 bottle
    • Chardonnay, Kendall Jackson, California | 12 glass / 42 bottle
    • Pinot Grigio, Estancia, California | 11 glass / 34 bottle
    • Sauvignon Blanc, Newport Vineyards | 10 glass / 34 bottle
    • Sauvignon Blanc, Whitehaven, New Zealand | 12 glass / 40 bottle
    • Sauvignon Blanc, Kim Crawford, New Zealand | 13 glass / 48 bottle
    • Riesling, Newport Vineyards | 10 glass / 34 bottle
    • Rosé, Whispering Angel, France | 14 glass / 52 bottle

    Reds

    • Cabernet Sauvignon, Louis Martini, Sonoma | 11 glass / 40 bottle
    • Cabernet Sauvignon, Newport Vineyards | 11 glass / 38 bottle
    • Cabernet Sauvignon, J. Lohr, Napa Valley | 12 glass / 42 bottle
    • Pinot Noir, Meomi, Coastal California | 12 glass / 42 bottle
    • Pinot Noir, Newport Vineyards | 9.5 glass / 38 bottle
    • Merlot, Newport Vineyards | 9.5 glass / 34 bottle
    • Merlot, Jacob's Creek, Argentina | 11 glass / 40 bottle
    • Malbec, Trapiche, Mendoza, Argentina | 11 glass / 48 bottle
    • Zinfandel, Ravenswood, Sonoma Valley | 10 glass / 36 bottle

    By the bottle

    • Lamarca Prosecco Split, Italy | 13
    • Chandon Split, California | 20
    • Chandon Rosé, California | 48
    • Laurent Perrier, France | 78
    • Veuve Clicquot, France | 135
    • Chardonnay, Cakebread, Napa Valley | 84
    • Chardonnay, La Crema, Sonoma Valey | 68
    • Pinot Gris, La Crema, Monterey| 48
    • Pinot Grigio, Santa Margherita, Alto Adige | 65
    • Sauvignon Blanc, Duckhorn, Napa Valley | 84
    • Cabernet Sauvignon, Markham, Napa Valley | 84
    • Cabernet Sauvignon, Jordan, Alexander Valley | 115
    • Pinot Noir, Willamette Valley, Willamette Valley | 72
    • Malbec, Catena, Argentina | 64
    • Merlot, Duckhorn, Napa Valley | 84

    BEER

    Bottle/Can

    • Amstel Light | 6
    • Bud Light [aluminum can] | 5
    • Budweiser [can]| 5
    • Cisco Seasonal | 6
    • Corona | 6
    • Corona Light | 6
    • Dogfish Head 60 minute [can] | 7
    • Guinness [can] | 8
    • Heineken [can] | 6
    • Michelob Ultra | 5
    • Miller Lite [can] | 5
    • Stella Artois | 7
    • O’Doul’s [non-alcoholic] | 4

    DRAFT

    • Newport Storm Hurricane Amber Ale | 7
    • Angry Orchard Crisp Apple | 6
    • Bud Light | 6
    • Heavy Seas Loose Cannon IPA | 7
    • Harpoon UFO White | 6
    • Sam Adams Seasonal | 6

    DESSERT MENU

    • Saltwater Chocolate Nutty | 14
    • Chocolate Ganache, Caramel Mouse, Sea-Salted Candied Five Nuts & Chocolate Cake
    • Newport Blueberry Tart | 12
    • Pastry Trio of the Moment | 10
    • Gluten Free Lava Cake | 9
    • Locally Made Gelatos & Ice Creams| 9
    • Cold Fusion Gelato & Sorbet Signature Acgua di Mare & Flavor of the Moments

    Saltwater Caffeine Rush

    • Cold Brew | 6
    • Signature Blend! Rich & Full Bodied, crafted from fine Central & South America
    • Personalized Mini Press | 12
    • Full Bodied Kenyan, Guatemalan & Brazilian Beans harmonized in our take on this renowned blend
    • Regular or Decaf | 3
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