800-626-4773 & 401-466-2421
The 1661 Inn and
PO Box I
Block Island, RI 02807
Phone: (401) 466-2421
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Hotel Manisses- Fine Dining
For the most romantic dining on Block Island, you don't have to look further than our front door. Gourmet Magazine praised the Manisses Dining Room for "unexpectedly sophisticated" fare and described the menu selection as "impressive for both originality and variety." Choose from our widely varied a la carte menu featuring fresh seafood, beef & poultry, our own garden fresh vegetables, tasty appetizers & luscious homemade desserts. Executive Chef, Brian Hartman
2013 Manisses Restaurant Schedule
Celebrating a special occasion? Dining with a larger group? The Library Room is available each evening as a private dining room. Groups of two to sixteen can be comfortably accommodated. Library Room reservations also have the choice of dining outside on the Back Patio, weather permitting. This room is not available for private bookings in July & August.
You may plan a specific menu for your guests or select from our menu. Pre-ordering is not required. We are happy to provide custom printed menus for $1 each.
You will have your own service staff for the evening (there is an 20% service charge with a $100.00 minimum gratuity per server). There is no minimum charge requirement. No deposit is required for a reservation, although there is a $100.00 cancellation fee. Reservations must be guaranteed with MasterCard or Visa.
Appetizers, tableside flaming Coffees, after dinner drinks and desserts are served nightly in the Upstairs Parlor, Front Porch and Back Deck of the Hotel Manisses. Luxuriate in the Victorian setting of wicker furniture and classical music. Challenge your friends to a game of chess or checkers or just complete your evening with fine cognac and conversation.
The 1661 Inn
During the summer season, join us each morning at The 1661 Inn for our famous full buffet breakfast that caters to just about everyone's style. Each morning the buffet features an array of foods including the following:
Click here for our Menu The Oar
Enjoy our more casual side at The Oar, located at the Boat Basin in New Harbor on the beautiful Great Salt Pond.
Serving breakfast lunch and dinner daily, during the season. The menu has something for everyone…traditional New England lobster rolls, the Island's best clam chowder, burgers, entrees and a full sushi bar. We also offer Take Out service.
The deck features an unrivaled view of the Great Salt Pond and is the perfect spot for an afternoon snack from our seafood bar or one of our famous Block Island Mudslides.
Open Mid-May through Mid-October
View from the deck of The Oar
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Looking for the perfect location for your special event? Then Smuggler’s Cove is the place for you! We welcome events of all sizes and styles: rehearsal dinners, birthday parties, fundraisers, sailing clubs, weddings or just about anything else. The restaurant can seat up to one hundred guests comfortably, but is not too big for a group of twenty. With the use of the back and side decks, we can accommodate up to 140 guests. Full bar service is available. We are very flexible with menu and event design, so just let us know what you would like!