The Surf is NOW OPEN!

We believe that a major part of making an experience memorable is the eating and drinking — and we take that seriously.

The Surf is your summer kitchen and oceanfront porch, offering beach BBQ, fresh fish, sandwiches, salads, local beers, wine, and cocktails... all overlooking the best sunset views on Block Island.


Located at

Block Island Beach House
32 Dodge Street
New Shoreham, RI 02807


Open daily, 11am – 9pm
(drinks served ‘til midnight)


(401) 466-5505


Also available at Block Island Beach House:


Coffee & Cocktails


This is where good coffee and classic cocktails meet breakfast sandwiches, housemade granola, lobster rolls, and summer salads. Serving casual breakfast starting at 7am everyday, and an all-day menu starting at 11am. Grab-and-go or pull up a stool at the counter.



Breakfast: 7am – 12pm
All-Day Menu: 11am – 9pm


Beach Bar


Block Island Beach House's Beach Bar offers the full outdoor beach experience: frosé all day, classic summer cocktails, and a laid-back vibe from above Crescent Beach, just a short walk from the ferry. Serving daily lunch and dinner.



Open daily: 11am – 9pm
(drinks 'til midnight)


With the only beachfront rooms on Block Island, The Surf at Block Island Beach House is the heart of an unspoiled Rhode Island coastal destination. Charming, beachy rooms with vintage touches are the backdrop to bonfires, live music, and relaxing or adventuring on Block Island. For a beach day, dinner and drinks, or a weeklong getaway, at Block Island Beach House there are no bad days.