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Delicious Newport Seafood Restaurant

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 

 

*Saltwater restaurant is currently operating under seasonal hours and opening times might differ from posted hours.  Please call us at (401) 847-9000 for operating hours.

  • 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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     STEEL CUT OATS

    • Tree Hugger | 9
      Local Honey, House-made Granola, Fresh Berries
    • Keeping It Simple | 9
      Dried Cranberries, Raisins, Brown Sugar

    HANDHELD

    • The Deckahnd | 8
      Scrambled Egg, Applewood Smoked Bacon, Cheddar Cheese, Buttermilk Biscuit
    • Salwater BLT | 9
      Fried Egg, Applewood Smoked Bacon, Lettuce, Tomato, Local Sweet Bread

    FROM THE GRIDDLE

    • Belgian Waffle | 12
      Fresh Berries or Chocolate Chips
    • Short Stack | 8
      Two Buttermilk Pancakes, Maple Syrup
    • Simply French Toast | 11
      Local Sweet Bread, Maple Syrup 

    FLATBREADS

    • Saltwater Signature* | 12
      Two Sunny-side Up Eggs, Avocado, Arugula, Applewood Smoked Bacon, Mozzarella Cheese
    • Straight From The Bay | 12
      Boursin Cheese, Heirloom Tomatoes, Fresh Clams, Lobster Meat, Bacon Bits, Scrambled Eggs

    SIGNATURE

    • America's Cup | 8
      House-made Granola, Vanilla Yogurt, Fresh Berries, Local Honey
    • Egg White Frittata | 12
      Open-face Egg White Omelet topped with Cherry Tomatoes and Basil
    • Saltwater Pancakes | 12
      Three Buttermilk Pancakes, Salted Maple Caramel, Candied Bacon
    • Lobster Benedict* | 18
      Butter Poached Lobster, Cured Tomatoes, Baby Arugula, Truffled Hollandaise

    THREE EGG OMELETS

    • Carnivore | 13
      Sausage, Applewood Smoked Bacon, Honey Ham, Cheddar Cheese 
    • Herbivore* | 12
      Mushrooms, Tomatoes, Onions, Peppers, Spinach, Mozzarrella Cheese
    • Create Your Own | 13
      Choose from Ham, Sausage, Bacon, Peppers, Onions, Mushroom, Spinach, Tomato, Cheddar or Mozzarella Cheese  

    SIMPLY BREAKFAST

    • Eggs Benedict | 12
      Two Poached Eggs, Ham, Herb Hollandaise 
    • Two Eggs* | 9
      Potatoes,Toast, Choice of Bacon, Turkey Bacon or Sausage Links
    • Three Eggs* | 10
      Potatoes,Toast, Choice of Bacon, Turkey Bacon or Sausage Links

    LITTLE SAILOR'S BREAKFAST

    • One Egg* | 6
      Potatoes,Toast, Choice of Bacon, Turkey Bacon or Sausage Links
    • Silver Dollar Pancakes | 6
      Mini-pancakes with Choice of Chocolate Chips or Blueberries
    • PB & J French Toast | 6
      Grape Jelly Filled French Toast, Maple-peanut Butter Syrup 

    LOCALLY BREWED DOWNEAST COFFEE ROASTERS 

    • Cold Brew | 5
      Signature Blend, Rich and Full-Bodied, Crafted from Fine South American Coffee Beans
    • Personalized Mini Press | 6
      Full-bodied Kenyan, Guatemalan, and Brazilian Coffee Beans
    • Regular or Decaf Coffee | 3

     

    *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

    • New England Clam Chowder* | 11
      Red Potatoes, Little Neck Clams, Crispy Pancetta
    • Soup of the Day | 5 Cup / 9 Bowl
    • Harbor Salad | 9
      Mixed Baby Kale,Crisps Garbanzos, Grape Tomatoes, Pickled Onion, Tarragon Vinaigrette
    • Caesar Salad | 10
      Red Romaine, Parmesan, Croutons, Caesar Dressing
    • Yellow Tuna Ceviche | 17
      Lime,Cilantro, Red Onion, Pickled Fresno Peppers, Crispy Rice Noodles, Sweet Soy
    • Shrimp Cocktail  | 19
      Jumbo Shrimp, Pomegranate Cocktail Sauce
    • Salwater Calamari | 14
      Freshly Breaded Calamari.Spicy Banana Pepper Rings, Sweet Chili-sherry Dipping Sauce
    • Lobster Flatbread | 18
      Grilled Flatbread, Ricotta Cheese, Roasted Garlic, Lobster Clams, Basil, Mozzarella
    • Local Charcuterie Board | 18
      Assorted New England Cure Meats and Cheeses paired with Quince Membrillo, Crostini
    • Wild Mushroom Flatbread | 15
      Heirloom Mushrooms, Roasted Garlic, Smoked Provolone, Arugula, Sunflower Seeds, Truffle Oils

    Handhelds

    Served with House-made Salt & Vinegar Chips

    • Pulled Pork | 14
      Fennel Slaw, Fried Pickles, Brioche
    • N.E. Lobster Roll* | Mkt Price
      Fresh N.E. Lobster, Aioli, Brioche
    • Sloppy Fish Taco | 20
      Blackened Mahi-mahi, Fennel Slaw, Flour Tortillas
    • Grilled Chicken Caprese | 13
      Grilled Chicken Breast, Heirloom Tomato, Basil, Mozzarrella, Pesto Mayo, Ciabatta
    • Oyster Po Boy | 18
      Crispy Smoked Oysters, Pickled Shishito, Beet Remolade, Biroche
    • Saltwater Burger* | 18
      1/2 lb Angus Beef, Arugula, Crispy Onion Straws, Bacon-onion Jam

    SIGNATURE

    • Mussels in White Wine and Garlic | 22
      Local Black Mussels, White Wine, Shallots, Garlic, Butter
    • Angry Crab Cakes | 14 sm | 25 lg
      Spicy Avocado, Lump Crab, Cilantro, Yuzu Aioli
    • Seared Sea Scallops | 26
      Quinoa Tabbouleh Salad, Nicoise Olive Crumble

    LOCAL

    Served with Two Sides of your Choice

    • Fillet Mignon* | 39
      7 oz. Certified Black Angus Beef
    • Whole N.E. Lobster | Mkt Price
      1 1/4 lb. Local Lobster Steamed or Baked
    • Catch of the Day | Mkt Price
      Please ask Your Server

    SIDES

    • Grilled Asparagus | 10
    • Waffle Fries | 7
    • Fennel Coleslaw | 4
    • Fried Pickles | 8
    • Zucchini, Truffle Aioli Chips | 9
    • Quinoa Tabbouleh | 6

    SWEET

    Our Dessert are Provided Locally by MB Desserts and Cold Fusion Gelato & Sorbert

    • 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
      Ask your Server
    • Gluten Free Lava Cake | 9
    • Locally Made Gelatos & Ice Cream | 6
      Signature Acgua Di Mare the Flavor of the Moments

    *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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    COCKTAILS

    SANGRIA

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

    SIGNATURE COCKTAILS

    • Salt & Tomato | 12
      New Amsterdam Vodka, Mixed with Our House-made Bloody Mary Recipe, Fesh Lime Juice, Bacon, Olives, Coarse Salt Rim
    • Salt & Pine | 11
      Plymouth Gin, Salted Honey, Fresh Lemon Juice, Ornage Blossom Water
    • Salt & Curry | 13
      Peanut Fat Washed Bourbon, Demerara Sugar, Saline, Curry Bitters
    • Salt & Citrus | 11
      Sauza Silver, Vanilla Syrup, Grapefruit Juice, Cardamon Bitters, Himalayan Pink Sea Salt Rim
    • Salt & Smoke| 14
      Mezcal, Amontillado Sherry, Pamplemousse, Agave, Fresh Lime, Hawaiian Sea Salt
    • Salt & Garden | 12
      Pinnacle Vodka, Salted Cucumber Juice, Fresh Lime Juice, Simple Syrup, Soda Water 

    WINE

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

    CHAMPAGNE & SPARKLINGS

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

    WHITE

    • Chardonnay, Canyon Road, California | 9 glass / 28 bottle
    • Chardonnay, In the Buff, Newport | 10 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

    RED

    • 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 | 10 glass / 38 bottle
    • Merlot, Newport Vineyards | 10 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

    CAN

    • Bud Light [aluminum bottle] | 5
    • Budweiser| 5
    • Corona | 6
    • Corona Light | 6
    • Dogfish Head Quench | 7
    • Dogfish Head 60 minute IPA | 7
    • Guinness Stout | 8
    • Heineken | 6
    • Michelob Ultra | 5
    • Miller Lite| 5
    • Stella Artois | 7
    • Steigl Radler| 7
    • Newport Craft, Storm Blueberry | 6
    • O’Doul’s [non-alcoholic] | 4

    DRAFT

    • Newport Craft Hurricane Amber Ale | 7
    • Whalers, American Style Pale Ale | 6
    • Bud Light | 6
    • Heavy Seas Loose Cannon IPA | 7
    • Harpoon UFO White - Wheat Ale | 6
    • Sam Adams Seasonal | 6
  • Thanksgiving
  • THANKSGIVING MENU

    $29

    Spend the holiday with us and enjoy a unique tableside experience when you sample our locally sourced creations.

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    Beginning

    Please Select

    Butternut Squash Soup
    Creme Fresh, Chive Sprig

    Harbor Salad
    Mixed Baby Kale, Crisp Garbanzos, Grape Tomatoes, Pickled Onion, Tarragon Vinaigrette

    ENTREE

    Please Select

    Sage Stuffed Turkey Breast 
    Haricot Verts, Mushroon Sauce, Ritz Crackers, Double-Baked Mashed Potato, Cranberry Jelly, Giblet Gravy 

    Honey Spiral Baked Ham
    Green Bean Casserole, Double-Baked Mashed Potato, Cranberry Jelly, Honey Glaze

    SWEET

    Please Select

    Apple Tart

    Eggnog Cheesecake

     

    *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.


  • Christmas
  • CHRISTMAS MENU

    $98 for 2 

    Celbrate the holiday in Newport and enjoy our locally sourced creations with a special Christmas menu. 

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    First Course

    Please Select

    Award-Winning Saltwater Clam Chowder
    Red Potatoes, Little Clams, Crispy Pancetta

    Harbor Salad
    Mixed Baby Kale, Crisp Garbanzos, Grape Tomatoes, Pickled Onion, Tarragon Vinaigrette

    Oyster Rockefeller
    R.I. Oysters, Bakes with Cream Spinach, Cheddar Cheese

    Second Course

    Please Select

    Roast Prime Rib of Beef Au Jus Yankee Popovers
    Redskin Mashed, Sauteed Brussel Sproutsm Bacon, Garlic

    Lobster Meat Stuffed Baked Sole
    Lobster Sauce, Roasted Fingerling Potatoes, Sauteed Spinach

    Third Course

    Please Select

    Peppermint Gelato
    Whipped Cream, Candy Canes

    Christmas Funfettie Cake
    White Cake, Rainbow Sprinkles, Cream Cheese Frosting, Vanilla Ice Cream.

     

    *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.

  • New Year's
  • NEW YEARS BUFFET AT THE NEWPORT

    $75

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    Soup Station

    Award-Winning Clam Chowder

    Lobster Bisque

    Crudite Station

    Assorted Cheeses, Meats, Olives, Pickles, Breads

    LET"S EAT

    R.I. Stuffed Clams

    Chicken Alfredo
    Grilled Sliced Chicken Breast, Penne Pasta, Alfredo Sauce

    Seafood Casserole
    Baby Shrimp, Scallops, Loster Meat, White Fish, Sherry Cream Sauce

    Grilled Salmon
    Tarragon Cream Sauce

    Tenderloin Tips
    Tenderloin Tips, Mushrooms, Onions,Red Wine Demi

    Carved Prime Rib
    Au Jus, Horseradish Sour Cream

    Seasonal Rice

    O'Brien Potatoes
    Sauteed Green Peppers, Red Peppers, Onions

    Just Veg Lasagna
    Summer Squash, Zucchini, Spinach, Mushroom, Marinara Sauce, Ricotta, Mozzarella

    SWEET TOOTH

    Cookies, Cakes, Pies

     

    *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.


    Have a question? Call (401) 847-9000
    Saltwater Restaurant