relaxed modern american cuisine

Reservations

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or call 401.849.7778


Menus

Our menu changes often.
Here are sample Spring 2013 menus.
Click here for Food Menu.
Click here for Drink Menu.


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Summer Hours

Open nightly from 5pm
Bar from 4pm Friday, Saturday, Sunday
(May 1–November 11)

Winter Hours

Wednesday–Saturday from 5pm
Bar from 4pm on Friday & Saturday
(November 11–May 1)


Location

41 Bowens Wharf
Newport, R.I. 02840
Click here for directions.


OpenTable Diners' Choice Winner 2012

OpenTable
Diners’ Choice
Winner 2012


Best Wine List 2010

Newport Life
Best Wine List
2013, 2010

Best Cocktails
2009, 2008


Newport Patch
Top Five Chefs in Newport 2011


Go Local Prov
Best Service 2011

Fluke in the News

Gretchen Ertl | The New York Times

Fluke, a New American restaurant above Bowen’s Wharf, where the cocktail list includes signature drinks invented by Jerri Banks, the mixologist behind the Juniperotivo at the Taj Lounge in New York.

Critics agree, Fluke Wine, Bar & Kitchen is one of the best restaurants in Newport, Rhode Island. Please read recent press and Newport restaurant reviews below.

The Rhode Show

In the Kitchen
June 25, 2013

Today on The Rhode Show we learned how to make Shrimp Skewers with Pineapple and Bacon with Chef Kevin King from Fluke Wine, Bar & Kitchen. Makes 8–10 skewers.

50 Great American Places to Visit This Summer: Connecticut, Rhode Island, Massachusetts

Men’s Journal
June 11, 2013

Grab a sunset Cuba Libre in the attic-like, third-floor bar at Fluke, above Bowen’s Wharf.

Fluke Chosen Editor’s Choice Winner for “Best Seaside Spirits”

Yankee Magazine
Tuesday, April 23, 2013

With almost 40 rums alone, it’s clear that Fluke means business with its bar program.

Chef Q&A: Kevin King of Fluke

Newport This Week
Thursday, March 21, 2013

Located on bustling Bowen’s Wharf on Newport Harbor, Fluke Wine Bar & Kitchen offers an inviting atmosphere along with a creative, contemporary menu.

Spring Into Savings During Restaurant Week

Newport This Week
Thursday, March 21, 2013

Savor Newport’s legendary hospitality when Newport Restaurant Week returns this spring with affordable and delectable dishes April 5 through 14.

Where I Go: David Burke

Vanity Fair
Friday, February 22, 2013

To paint the town red, I hit… Usually Fluke Wine Bar & Kitchen, but most of the time I like to stay in and relax.

The Rhode Show

In the Kitchen
Tuesday, May 15, 2012

We’re cooking Rabbit Orecchiette with fava beans, tomato, caramelized onion and mint with Chef Kevin King of Fluke Wine, Bar and Kitchen. Serves 4.

Newport in a Nutshell

US Airways Magazine
May 2012

An award-winning cocktail menu and wine list are the first flavors to tempt your palate before a simply delicious menu of locally harvested seafood, meat, and produce.

Destination: Newport

Wine Enthusiast Magazine
January 23, 2012

An innovative wine list, rotating small plates menu and handmade cocktails are the appeal at stylish Fluke.

Dining Out: Manacle and King Make Fluke Fly

Newport This Week
December 8, 2011

You can find a lot of things on Craigslist: You can find an apartment. You can find a car. You can even find a first-rate executive chef if you’re Geremie and Jeff Callaghan. That’s exactly what happened two years ago, when the owners of Fluke Wine Bar & Kitchen were looking to hire a new chef.

Great Fall Getaways: Newport, Rhode Island

Boston Magazine
October 2011

After dinner, swing by Fluke Wine, Bar & Kitchen, where the classic cocktails are bested only by the second-floor view of Narragansett Bay.

36 Hours in Newport, R.I.

The New York Times
June 19, 2011

With its summer cottages the size of palaces and its century-old status as a yachting capital, Newport is the quintessential playground of American aristocracy. Ambitious upstart restaurants, a boisterous night life and a beachy surf culture belie Newport’s staid reputation.

A Truly Fine Dining Experience

The Providence Phoenix
November 24, 2010

“Now I know why they call it ‘fine dining,’” Bill said, as we drove away from a recent dinner at Fluke Wine, Bar & Kitchen. “Fine indeed! Wunderbar!”

Taste: In the Night Kitchen

Newport Life Magazine
September/October 2010

Being a head chef or cooking on the line is white-knuckled zen, pure and simple.

10 Places to Dine by the Water

Yankee Magazine
May/June 2010

Overlooking Newport Harbor, the seating is tight in this three-tiered marina location, serving a Mediterranean and American menu matched with a globetrotting wine list. The twang and snap of halyards can be heard as they hit the tall masts of the big yachts in port.

Rhode Show

Fox Providence
March 15, 2010

Chef Neil Manacle demonstrates how to prepare his signature Shellfish Pan Roast.

Featured Restaurants

Luxury Experience
February 2010

Located in the heart of historic Bowen’s Wharf, Fluke Wine, Bar & Kitchen in Newport, Rhode Island focuses on relaxed modern American cuisine. The restaurant, owned by the personable Jeff and Geremie Callaghan, features the talented Chef Neil Manacle in the kitchen, an inspired cocktail menu, and fresh farm, and ocean to table cuisine.

Chefs’ Recipes: Neil Manacle of Fluke

Luxury Experience
February 2010

Chef Neil Manacle of Fluke Wine, Bar & Kitchen in Newport, Rhode Island shows his style with his recipe for Grilled Lamb T-Bones with Fried Hummus, Dates, Figs, and Apricots that reflects his philosophy of relaxed modern American cuisine.

Food, Drinks as Exquisite as Views at Fluke in Newport

The Providence Journal
July 30, 2009

What is there to like about Fluke Wine, Bar and Kitchen? It’s set on two floors above Bowen’s Wharf in Newport, facing the lovely harbor. During sunlight hours, the rays bounce off the water and at dusk sunsets can be exquisite. Sit on the top floor in the bar and you’ll wish you had an easel and paintbrush — and the talent — to capture it all on canvas.

Daiquiri for the Hemingway in You

The Providence Journal
July 29, 2009

One doesn’t simply drink a daiquiri. One sips this classic cocktail and channels Ernest Hemingway. One transports to old Havana. One savors the fresh flavors.

Bonus Cocktail Recipe

The Providence Journal
July 29, 2009

As promised, here is another cocktail recipe from Fluke and cocktail expert Jerri Banks.

Food is the Focus in Fluke’s Ever-Changing Menu

The Newport Daily News
July 13, 2009

Restaurateurs Geremie and Jeff Callaghan have done a remarkable job of making Fluke on Bowen’s Wharf in Newport into a signature restaurant. With their concept of small plates and large plates to share, have a quick bite or a decadent dinner, and fabulous cocktails designed by Jerri Banks, it fast is becoming a favorite of locals and returning summer guests, along with folks who have just heard the “word.”

The Weekend Guide

Daily Candy Boston
February 26, 2009

Skip Newport’s summer throngs and check out its charm in the off-season.

Winning Combination

Rhode Island Monthly
June 2008

Newport’s new ‘in’ spot, Fluke, may have just what it takes — trendy small plates and lots of wine — to stand out in the city’s crowded casual dining scene.

A Place That Succeeds by Design

The Phoenix
April 16, 2008

When the young woman welcomed us to Fluke — the new restaurant where Le Bistro used to be — she said, “The rest of us are upstairs — would you like to join us?” And so we did.

Super Shrimp Po-Boy

The Providence Journal
January 30, 2008

James A. Tollefson of Middletown wrote: “I ate last night at a new restaurant in Newport called Fluke. I had the most unbelievable, flavor-packed sandwich — the Fried Shrimp Po-Boy. It had some kind of slaw on it and a great dipping sauce.”

Comfort Food Given Savory Flavor at Fluke

The Newport Daily News
August 27, 2007

On the Saturday night of Newport Jazz Festival weekend — and my friend’s birthday — the choice for dinner was the 6-week-old Fluke Wine Bar & Kitchen, located over the Wharf Pub on Bowen’s Wharf. This new “hot spot” focused on “relaxed modern cuisine,” but that night it was rocking. We knew we were fortunate to get a table and parking space near the wharf.