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NARRAGANSETT CAFE

25 Narragansett Avenue, Jamestown, RI 02835 | (401) 423-2150

Open Today: 7am – 1am

Venue Description
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    Thursday

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Live Music (9:30pm)

SPECIAL EVENTS: Live Music- THE MERGE

DINING: Serving Breakfast, 7am-11am. Specials every day. Great homemade food. Steak- NY STRIPS CUT TO ORDER. Takeout, Private Parties, Reservations: All Available

NIGHTLIFE: Live Bands every Friday & Saturday all year long!

FOOD DEALS: Chicken Francaise, Pasta Dishes and Philly Cheese Steaks

DRINK DEALS: $2.50 domestic Drafts

Hours
7am – 1am

Age
25+

Cover
No Cover

Music
Live Bands, Rock

Atmosphere
Packed

Live Music (1pm – 4pm), Brunch (11am – 4pm)

SPECIAL EVENTS: Live Blues-DETROIT BREAKDOWN-

DINING: Breakfast served every Saturday and Sunday morning 7am-11am.LIVE Bluesevery Sunday 1-4:00 for Blues,Bloodies & Brunch. Everything Home Made. Signature Dishes:Fish & Chips;lobster roll,NY Strips'cut to order'every day;nominated best burger Newport.

NIGHTLIFE: LIVE Blues every Sunday 1:00-4:00 for Blues,Bloodies & Brunch. Blues then switches to 4:00-7:00 on Memorial Weekend til SuperBowl Sunday(We are very proud to say we WON‘Best Blues Hangout’ Best Place for Live Music & Best Neighborhood Bar.

FOOD DEALS: Specials everyday!Lobster Rolls, Burgers,Omelets,Breakfast Pizza BBQ specials Breakfast served every Saturday & Sunday 7am-11am.

DRINK DEALS: Rum Swizzles,Denise's famous Bloodies including the NEW BACON BLOODY $2.50 Domestic drafts

Hours
7am – 1am

Age
21+

Cover
Never A Cover

Music
Blues, Live Bands

Atmosphere
Busy

Wing Night (5pm – 9pm)

DINING: Signature Dishes: Fish & Chips; lobster roll,NY Strips 'cut to order everyday'; pasta and chicken dishes; nominated best burger in Newport.

NIGHTLIFE: Great Food, Pool, Juke box, Shuffleboard.

FOOD DEALS: 25 cent wings 5pm - 9pm

DRINK DEALS: Margaritas!

Hours
11am – 1am

Age
21+

Cover
No Cover

Music
Juke Box

Atmosphere
Relaxed

Wing Night (5pm – 9pm), Trivia (7pm – 9pm)

DINING: Homemade dining. Every Day - NY Strip with all the trimmings for $17.95. And try our guacamole Burger!

NIGHTLIFE: TRIVIA NIGHT every Tuesday 7:00-9:00 pm~ NEW! -PRIZES, GREAT FOOD TONS OF FUN ~BEST NEIGHBORHOOD BAR in NEWPORT. Great Food, Pool, Juke box, Shuffleboard

FOOD DEALS: 25 cent wings 5pm - 9pm

DRINK DEALS: Margaritas! $2.50 Domestic Drafts

Hours
11am – 1am

Age
21+

Cover
No Cover

Music
Juke Box

Atmosphere
Relaxed

DINING: We are a comfortable, small-town tavern that’s been sharing good drink and great food for 25 years. Everything Homemade.Great Burgers, New York strips cut to order.Breakfast served every weekend

NIGHTLIFE: Pool, Juke box, Shuffleboard. Voted Best Neighborhood Bar in Newport County.

FOOD DEALS: ITALIAN NIGHT EVERY WEDNESDAY!Dinner for 2-with a bottle of wine $24.95.Also, Hand packed Burgers, NY Strips 'cut to order'Great Wine choices too!

DRINK DEALS: $2.50 Domestic Drafts

Hours
11am – 1am

Age
21+

Cover
No Cover

Music
Juke Box

Atmosphere
Busy

Live Music (8pm – 11pm)

DINING: Live Music and Dinner EVERY THURSDAY all Summer Long!See you next spring for Thurs Summer Series Music! Everything Home Made. Coldest A/C & Beer. Specials every day. Steak-NY STRIPS CUT TO ORDER Takeout, Private Parties, Reservations:All Available

NIGHTLIFE: 'Summer Series Music' will be back in May! Live Music every Thursday all Summer long 8:00-11:00 pm. Come on in for great music, great food, ,25c pool and tons of fun with friends! NEVER A COVER!

FOOD DEALS: NY Strips 'cut to order' ,Burger of the Day- changes every day-, along with many other specials

DRINK DEALS: $2.50 Domestic drafts;Margaritas, Denise's Famous Bloody Marys

Hours
11am – 1am

Age
25+

Cover
No Cover

Music
Live Bands

Atmosphere
Busy

Live Music (9:30pm – 1am)

SPECIAL EVENTS: Live Music- Pirates 4 Peace - new!

DINING: Everything Home Made. Coldest A/C & Beer. Signature Dishes: Fish & Chips; lobster roll, nominated best burger in Newport County.

NIGHTLIFE: Live Bands every Friday & Saturday all year long!

FOOD DEALS: NY Strips 'cut to order every day- with all the trimmings!

DRINK DEALS: $2.50 domestic drafts

Hours
11am – 1am

Age
25+

Cover
No Cover

Music
Live Bands, Rock

Atmosphere
Packed

Special Events

  • 25 April

    Live Music- THE MERGE -

    THE MERGE is here for their 3rd appearance tonight at the Narragansett Cafe!.. They hail from Newport, RI and are making their ways over the bridge to bring us a great night of musical entertainment!They are a 4 piece group of accomplished musicians with a diverse list of contemporary artists including, Young the Giant, The Killers,311 and The Black Keys as well as timeless rock classics like Aerosmith & the Red Hot Chili Peppers..Please come early for a bite to eat. Then stay for great music,and maybe even a little dancing!.Please,Come support this new group. Keeping the Music Alive in RI NEVER A COVER!
  • 26 April

    Live Blues-DETROIT BREAKDOWN- -

    I don't know about you guys- but for me these guys have been missing for WAY too long! ALWAYS A PACKED HOUSE What a wonderful way to get that extra afternoon of dancing.Come on in for great music and tons of dancing~ For those who don’t know, Detroit Breakdown is a special blend of Boogie-blues; an up beat, danceable style that will keep you up and outa’ your seat! Paul Petit - Lead Singer, Blues Harp, Sax and Flute.Great lead guitar, silly good drummer,HAMMOND ORGAN, and terrific bass- Paul Petit, Detroit Breakdown's front-man lead vocalist,and harmonica ,WAS also featured on the Mill city Rockers first two albums as lead singer. Both albums toped record sales on Big Noise Records.HITTING NO.1 for Regional sales.. Richard Jiacovelli, Paul's Bandmate for the last 10 years", plays the hammond B-3 organ and piano. He is also a vocalist in the band, making him a "key player" in the project (pun intended).......... Rich "Reggie" Roussel plays bass and adds vocals. Reggie is a founding member of Mainbreak, Injustice and the Negative Attitudes........... The other half of the rhythm section is Billy "Bam Bam" Donahue. Billy is a former member of Young Neal and the Vipers, Touch and Through the Doors. Billy brings a hard driving blues shuffle feel to the group.......... Scott Cioe rounds out the lineup with guitar and vocals. Scott, also a member of Mainbreak, Man Made God and Exit 19, was also the band leader for Paul and Al and the Nads, the infamous group from WHJY The Detroit Breakdown Band is a realy great group of musicians. A singer and harmonica player for 30+ years, the J. Geils Band has been a personal favorite. Along with the other band members, Paul brings all of the old school songs from the classic era, like: First I look at the Purse, Lookin' for a Love, Homework, House Party, Musta' Got Lost, Pack Fair and Square, Southside Shuffle, Whammer Jammer, Hard Drivin' Man. In addition, Songs by artists like Gary Moore, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Joe Cocker, Eric Clapton and The Allman Brothers will be included. Great stuff Live Blues, Tons of Bloodies and a great Brunch menu!
  • 01 May

    Live Music- Pirates 4 Peace - new! -

    Please join us for the 3rd appearance of Pirates 4 Peace Band!They are waaaay fun!Pirates for Peace is a 4 piece rock and roll band who perform the music of the 1960’s and 1970’s. It is compiled of four veteran musicians from some of Connecticut’s most popular bands. These guys are truly too much fun and fantastic vocalists and musicians! See you tonight!
  • 02 May

    KickBack Band! new! -

    The brand new reinvented Kickback Band will be back this Saturday! From classic 70's rockers to fun dance tunes to today's hits, KickBack has got it covered! See you tonight!
  • 03 May

    Live Blues- BIG CAT BLUES -

    Matt Bruneau and his band BIG CAT BLUES are coming back. The last time they played was packed and a LOT of dancing was going on! With Matt on guitar and vocals, Brian Rodrigues percussion and vocals, Randy 'Fat Boy' May on Bass and vocals and Dave Underwood on drums and Kerry May vocals- this is posed to be a great night!.. With influences form BB King, Muddy Waters, Buddy Guy, Stevie Ray Vaughn, Taj Mahal, Howlin' Wolf and many others there is plenty of great music coming our way ! Every one in this group has it all- so come on in and dance the night away with us! See you for great Rock, Blues,little Country too, LOTS of Dancing, a plethora of Cold Frosties and dancing! See you for this great show !
  • 08 May

    HEAVY RESCUE - Live Music -

    This is one of our newest and most high energy bands. The Heavy Rescue Band is a Rhode Island based band that formed in the mid 1990’s. In the beginning, members starting jamming at the Fire House in Providence during there down time. As time went by more and more members joined the sessions. The early influences were Blues and R&B. The repertoire soon expanded to include classic and contemporary rock and dance music. The Heavy Rescue Band is a six piece high energy professional band with a large following. The Band has performed at many of the local Rhode Island establishments as well as private functions. They are passionate about their music and pride themselves in providing quality entertainment.See you on the dance floor!
  • 09 May

    Live Music STEVE SMITH & THE NAKEDS -

    WINNER of Best Blues/R&B Motif Magazine Music Awards , STEVE SMITH & the NAKEDS have celebrated thirty-five esteemed years of performing throughout New England and beyond. During that time, the rhythm & blues powerhouse has thrived with their distinct infectious blend of rhythm, brass, and fun..with 5 horns,4 vocalists,2 guitarists, keyboards and percussion. A GIANT 10 piece band that rea lly gets the place jumping! Many of you already know how fun they are and those who don't- watch out! www.thenakeds.com
  • 10 May

    Live Blues-Robin Soares & Friends Blues -

    HAPPY MOTHER'S DAY! Robin Soares, Jon Hathaway and Friends will be serenading for Blues,Bloodies & Brunch menu, tons of yummy cold concoctions including Denise's famous BACON BLOODY! and dancing. Always a treat! See you Sunday with all of the cool Mom's!
  • 15 May

    Music:THE MERTZ BROTHERS-Reunion -

    This will be a blast to the past with THE MERTZ BROTHERS REUNION PARTY at the NARRAGANSETT CAFE. One of those not to be missed moments! Talk about a seriously fun reunion! The Fabulous Mertz Bros. (named for Fred and Ethel Mertz) was the extremely popular and successful band featuring members of THE SMOKIN” TOADS . They played with from 1978-1984. The band played lots of Beatles. Stones, Creedance, Doors, Elvis and featured long medleys of British Invasion and 60s rock. The vocals and harmonies were and remain outstanding. The dance floor is ALWAYS full and everybody knows and sings along with every song. A Little Mertz Never Hurts! See you tonight for a fabulously fun show!
  • 16 May

    Live Music- TREASURE CHEST (new!) -

    Please join us in welcoming this new band to the Cafe ! Treasure Chest! "Solid Gold Rock and Soul from the 60's to the 90's" covering such artists as: Santana, Steely Dan, Joe Cocker, Billy Joel, David Bowie, Michael McDonald, Prince and many of the great 70's Rock bands Fantastic percussion, guitar, bass, vocals- Garo lead vocals and percussion , Tim on bass , Bob Mel on guitar , Bob Marafino keys , Tim Mittsmen drums Check out this video—‘Black Magic Woman’ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8bEzfi4dITo 'Jack & Diane' https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=99-sjCP9JBg ‘Magic Carpet Ride/ Born to be Wild ‘ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=glzansfc-1c See you all tonight!
  • 17 May

    Live Blues -TIM TAYLOR BLUES -

    Live Blues,every Sunday this week featuring the Tim Taylor Blues Band.You guys know how much we love this very talented group of musicians! Tim Taylor plays a seriously mean harmonica and sings the blues , Marlie Wanseth is passionate about her blues guitar and Mookie Kane on the drums and a great stand up bass player make this one of our best blues shows..With influences from .Howlin' Wolf, Slim Harpo, Little Walter, Muddy Waters, Lester Butler, Freddie King, Michael Bloomfield, Sonny Boy Williamson, Junior Wells, Jimmy Reed ,Papa Lightfoot, Walter Horton, James Cotton, Sam Myers, Eddie Taylor, Jimmy Rogers and more - you will be truly entertained. Taylor is a leading interpreter of traditional blues harmonica and front man for some of New England's best blues musicians- anyone fortunate enough to hear them before knows this is the real deal -- and always a pleasure too !Come in for a plethora of Bloodies,Rum Swizzles, BBQ specials and fantastic live blues and dancing! See you Sunday!
  • 22 May

    Live Music -MR CHUBB -

    'Mr. Chubb is New Englands hottest club and party band. Formed in the 1990's, Chubb has been playing it's own blend of rock, funk, ska, and R&B from Maine to Florida and everywhere in between.' Vocals, strings, horns, percussion- these guys have it all. AND they love to party, get the room going and have a fabulous time! The music is infectious- you won't be able to stop yourself from getting up on the dance floor- PROMISE. Check out their website for great you tubes and much more www.mrchubb.com http://www.mrchubb.com/videogallery.aspx Sure to be a fabulous night. As usual NEVER A COVER! See you Tonight!
  • 23 May

    NASTY HABITS- Live Music -

    -These guys truly ROCK! NASTY HABITS plays Classic Rock & Roll form the 60’s.70’s and 80’s with influences from The Pretenders, Aretha Franklin, Bob Seagar. Bruce Springsteen, The Doors and many more! Always one of our most fun nights of the year! Tony Longo, Tom Regine, ‘Miss Vicky’ Regine ,Mike Lamanna,Steve Madeiros and Alan Patterson really do have a super ridiculous , wild and crazy time on the stage and get the room going like wild! I have been personally afflicted by the ‘aura’ they personify! Their ability to get the Ganny going is LEGEND- great vocals,2 guitars, bass,harmonica drums and keyboards-- ..See you on the dance floor!
  • 24 May

    Johnny Hoy & The Bluefish - Live Blues -

    A must not miss show-Johnny Hoy & the Bluefish for our first Sunday Summer Blues 4:00-7:00. ALWAYS ON THE RADIO And a NEW CD out Oct '14 !Formed in 1991 Johnny Hoy & the Bluefish has evolved through many incarnations, five cds, trips around the world and mostly the joys of playing a lot of music on Martha's Vineyard where most of them live. With 4 fantastic musicians including Johnny Hoy: vocals, harp; Jeremy Berlin: keyboards; Paul Size: guitar; Chris Anzalone: drums this is sure to be a wonderful night at the Ganny...WAAAAAAY GOOOOD Many of you have heard them featured on MVY-FM radio, and for many great reasons...these guys sound fantastic!They have 6 legitimate Cd's out too...See you for the big show! This is going to be fantastic!
  • 24 May

    Live Music- THE SMOKIN'TOADS -

    Join us tonight as the Smokin' Toads wow us with too much fun! A terrific Memorial Day Sunday show with tomorrow being a day off!COME EARLY for this Special event!This terrific band was named WINNER of the BEST COVER BAND in R.I. from The Phoenix! We were there to root them on and are very proud to have them back to the Gansett~! The Smokin' Toads is no stranger to the Cafe- for a very good reason- they ROCK! This Saturday, we are proud to present one of RI’s best bands and a Ganny favorite for the past 7 years, The SmokinToads. The SmokinToads is a talented and professional 4 piece rockin, party band consisting of: Joe Flori on bass guitar and vocals, Jim Pellitier on guitar and vocals, Russ (The Secret Weapon) Brissette on drums and vocals and Phil Pinault on guitar and guitar synthesizer. The Toads have an awesome sound and absolutely the best vocals and harmonies around these parts. Their versatile song list of classic and new rock is full of surprises and will keep you dancing from the first song to the last. (Definitely not your tired and overplayed song list.) Expect songs by: Journey, Bon Jovi, Queen, The Foo Fighters, The Guess Who, The Outfield and The Eagles to name a few.Joe, Jim and Russ cover an incredible range of vocals and harmonies and Phil’s guitar and guitar synthesizer work enables The SmokinToads to cover songs that other 4 piece bands would not attempt and they always nail it, just like the original recording .The SmokinToads will blow you away without blasting you out of the room. You won’t believe there’s only four of them.The place will be “Toadally” packed so come early to get a seat and party with The SmokinToads. You will be impressed.-- great voices, great muscians, great fun-- Get Down!
  • 29 May

    Live Music-NEW YORK MINUTE! -

    New York Minute's trademark is versatility. From classic rock to R & B, blues, oldies, and popular music, shows are full of energy, strong harmonies superior musicianship and fun. Band members are veteran performers of over 30 years. Billy Mitchell, (vocals, guitar, harp) and Pat Smith (vocals, rhythm) sang with the a capella group, The Hudsons: Andy Webb (vocal, bass) was formally with Three Legged Horse, John Brough (Drums) and David Furlong (lead Guitar, Vocals) are veterans of the RI music scene. Our most recent addition, tickling the keys and pumping up the NYM sound, is Donn Watson who has played with numerous bands throughout the years as well. From classic rock to R & B, blues, oldies, and popular music, shows are full of energy, strong harmonies, superior musicianship and fun. These guys always get the room going…Boogy on in for a fabuloso night! These guys have been playing the ‘Gansett’ for quite a few years and always get the place going- HUGE ENTHUSIASM, TONS OF FUN and RIDICULOUS AMOUNT OF DANCING! Why New York Minute? The guys have day jobs: Mitchell’s in advertising, Smith’s in sales, Webb's a copywriter, Brough is a CPA, Furlong is in High Tech and Watson provides specialized products to the yachting industry . All agree if they could do music full time and live in the manner in which they're accustomed, they’d do it in a New York Minute. See you tonight!
  • 30 May

    Live Music- DAMAGED GOODS -

    Damaged Goods is a new band to the RI scene but they have already been playing many of the best locations. They are a 4 piece dance/pop/rock/country/top40 band . High energy Female singer too- See you at the Narragansett cafe!! These guys rock! See you tonight!
  • 31 May

    SUGAR RAY & BLUETONES- Live Blues -

    SUGAR RAY & the BLUETONES will be here for Blues 4:00-7:00 . Please note the new time for blues 4:00-7:00 for the rest of the year! Enjoy the outdoors then come in for great blues every Sunday starting 4:00.They were recently inducted into the Rhode Island Hall of fame AND nominated for 5 music awards from Severn Records including Best Instrumentalist -Sugar Ray Norcia-- Harmonica;Best Instrumentalist-Michael 'Mudcat' Ward- Bass; Best Album of the Year,Best Band of the Year and,Best Traditional Blues Album, we are soooo excited to have them to the Cafe! Sugar Ray Norcia was also the frontman and vocalist for Roomful of Blues from 1991-2000.As a vocalist, Sugar Ray has a unique and instantly identifiable style, more croon than growl, smooth as silk yet infinitely expressive. His harmonica work is the equal of any. This will be blues at it's finest and one of those shows NOT to be missed ! See you all Sunday! Don't want to miss this one!
  • 27 June

    FAT CITY BAND - Live Music -

    The Fat City Band is a 6 piece, high energy, jump swing blues, and New Orleans style R&B band. They've been writing and performing their our own music both locally and nationally for over 37 years. They currently have 5 cd's on the market and are in the process of producing a 6th CD/DVD. Over the years The Fat City Band has shared the stage with the likes of B.B. King, Ray Charles, and James Brown and have had the good fortune to record with Allan Toussaint and Tommy Hambridge. We have waited almost a full year to get this very upbeat swinging band into the Ganny- I am totally positive there will be tons of dancing, swinging, singing and 'a swaying! Come on in and show these guys your stuff on the dance floor. Party! Great fun- See you then!

Hours

Sunday: 7am – 1am

Monday: 11am – 1am

Tuesday: 11am – 1am

Wednesday: 11am – 1am

Thursday: 11am – 1am

Friday: 11am – 1am

Saturday: 7am – 1am

About

Scenes: Lounge, Dance Venue, Live Music, Restaurant, Bar

Cuisines: American, Burgers, Grill Food, Steakhouse

Music: 80's, Blues, Dance

Crowd: 25+, Casual Crowd, Locals

Best Food: Burgers / Sliders, Steaks

Dancing: Sometimes

Highlights: Dancing, TV Access, Live Performances

Avg. Entree: $10 - $15

Details

Capacity: 165

Crowd Type: Over 25 crowd for weekend music - Lunch/Dinner time is family oriented too

Dance Floors: Yes, and Stage.

Dress Code: Casual

Gift Cards: Yes / t shirts too

Juke Box: internet based- unlimited choices!

On Tap: Coldest beer in RI!- 12 choices on tap!

Parking: Parking in Jamestown is free

TVs: 5 HD flat screens. Best place in Jamestown to catch the big game.

Water View: 1 block from Newport/Jamestown ferry

Arcade Games: Pinball- Fun House

Pool Tables: Yes we do at .25c/game!

Shuffleboard: A vintage 22-footer. Every day and night.free

Seating: Seats 40 at tables. And 40 at the bar.

Takeout: All food available for takeout. Ask about our specials.

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