P.O. Box 189 - Water Street - Block Island, Rhode Island 02807 1-800-225-2449
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The National Hotel is the flagship victorian hotel on Block Island,  located in the center of downtown in Old Harbor across from the ferry landing and New England’s best beaches. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, this Block Island landmark offers breath-taking ocean views from our iconic front porch and restaurant, the Tap and Grille—a favorite gathering spot for locals and visitors.
Truly a unique New England experience!
With breathtaking views overlooking the Block Island Sound, The Big  Porch, is the best spot on the island to enjoy lunch, dinner, a light snack or an evening cocktail - there's even an outside bar.
Located on our scenic porch overlooking the Old Harbor, the Tap & Grille specializes in fresh seafood and thick, juicy steaks.  We have live entertainment every weekend throughout the summer.  
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Restaurant Closed for the Season Re-Opening May 19, 2017
Exciting Atmosphere.. Live entertainment,..,big screen TV in the Tavern. Or Enjoy a table in the Dining Room. Peaceful, more private and not too far from the action. Dine on our popular porch Watch the boats come and go at a private table...it’s almost like a cruise!