Fluke Wine Bar offers prime American dishes, especially seafood, over a great view of the Newport, RI harbor. They have been known to offer the freshest, seasonal, and locally sourced seafood in the area, paired with hand-crafted cocktails and distinctive wines.
People also go there for the view. Fluke’s third floor bar gives the best sunset views Newport has to offer, which is perfect for enjoying after-dinner drinks with.
Speaking of cocktails, Fluke has been considered by various publications to have the best wine and cocktail lists. Their hand-crafted cocktails are made with freshly pressed juices for a distinctive fresh taste. It’s a great way to start the experience at this modern seafood spot, whether before a meal, snack, or small-plate offering.
During summer, Fluke offers nightly dinners, opening earlier on weekends. The schedule is subject to change depending on the month of the year.
Summer (May to September)
Dinner: every night starting 5:00 PM
Bar: Saturdays and Sundays, starting 4:00 PM
Dinner: Thursdays to Saturdays, starting 5:00 PM
Bar: Fridays and Saturdays, starting 4:00 PM
January to Mid-February: CLOSED
Fluke’s online reservations are done through OpenTable. Phone reservations are also accepted via 401-849-7778.
Fluke’s food selection is categorized into Small Plates, Large Plates, and Dessert.
· Small Plates and Snacks: Fried Local Monkfish Bites, Spring Greens and Pea Shoot Salad, Crostin, Frisee Salad, Bacon Wrapped Dates, Crispy Oysters, Assorted Olives, Steamed Mussels, Deviled Eggs, Steamed Mussels, Chicken Liver Crostini, Jonah Crab Cakes, Cheese and Charcuterie, Grilled Vegetable Tart, Deep Fried Asparagus, Roasted Spicy Shrimp, Fried Chicken Leg with Chicken Cake, Asparagus Soup, Crudo and Ceviche, Shellfish Soup, House-made Ravioli
· Large Plates: Tautog, Roasted Baffoni Farm Chicken, Crispy Skin On Sea Bass, Vegetable Plate, Pan Seared Skate, Vegetable Farrotto, Roast Monkfish, Rabbit Orecchiette, Seared George’s Banks Scallops, Grilled Pork Belly, Striped Bass, House Made Beef Cheek Ravioli, Local Fluke, Grilled Lamb Chops, Boneless Ribeye
· Dessert: Creme Brulee, Chocolate Panna Cotta, Goat’s Cheesecake, Pear Bread Pudding
· Cocktails: Bottle Aged Manhattan, Bottle Aged Rhum-hattan, Bottle Aged Negroni, Mojito, Cuba Libre, Sun Potion, Grape Crush, Junipero Tivo, Vesper, Fluke Rum Punch, White Negroni, Fluke Sunset, Old Fashioned, Agricole Rhum Daiquiri, Fire Dancer, Remy VSOP Sidecar, Pink G&T, Pretty in Pink
Fluke also has a separate menu for wines by the glass, bottled beer, sparkling wines, rose wines, white wines, and red wines.
Fluke also offers its space for private celebrations such as birthday parties, family reunions, company events, and more. They have two different dining rooms available, namely the Big Room which seats 30, and the Small Room which seats 24. There’s also a special menu which can be customized to suit the event’s needs.
For more information on their special events packages and general inquiries about the restaurant, call 401-849-7778 or visit the official website of Fluke Wine Bar.
Fluke Wine Bar, 41 Bowens Wharf, Newport RI 02840, Phone: 401-849-7778