TAPAS  |  Wine List  |  Current Menu

The Innkeepers, Brad & Anne Marthens and our talented new Executive Chef Adi Mandel invite your the Atlantic Inn and the Restaurant 1879 to enjoy a dining experience unparalleled on Block Island.  
Relax and enjoy a romantic dinner while sipping a glass of wine
from our extensive and
 Award Winning wine list. 
Chef Adi and his staff have come together to create delicious and unique menu that
is  certain to please the most discerning palate.
Using local seafood, the freshest home grown herbs and vegetables assures our
of a truly "Block Island
" dining experience. The creative menus and culinary combination's
are all complimented by the Inn's AWARD WINNING  wine list that
offers unique varietals and hard to find vintages.  

The Atlantic Inn restaurant has been reviewed or recognized in publications like 

Bon Appétit

Travel and Leisure

The Providence Journal


Rhode Island Magazine


Wine Spectator

Boston Magazine

and more...

Recognized for its Wine List since the year 2000 by the prestigious Wine Spectator with the  

"Award of Excellence"  

in 2009 the Atlantic Inn had honor receiving the 

"BEST of - Award of Excellence"

(One of only a few hundred restaurants in the United States to receive this honor and one of five awarded in Rhode Island...)

"The Atlantic inn is a evening that you don't want to pass up!"

 The Atlantic offers TAPAS and creatively designed cocktails nightly on our wrap-around veranda
and the Inn's sweeping lawn.

Watch the sun set as you enjoy a glass of wine sitting on the comfy white wicker or in an Adirondack chair on the lawn, play croquet with friends while waiting for your server to return with your favorite summer drinks.  Each season the Chef's and staff create specially designed menus to complement specific vineyards, geographic regions, importers or specialty brewers.

Some of the wonderful dinners that we have hosted include...

Steele Wines


Jordan Vineyards

Seghesio Wines

E. Guigal Wines

Sam Smith Ales

Newport Storm

Ommegang Ales

Pommery Champagne

Laurent Perrier Champagne

"Tour de France" Wine Dinner .

Was an Absolute Success . . .
Great Wines and Great Food . . .

Sam Smith Ale Dinner
"Unbelievable Pairings"