Dining with Us

The White Horse Tavern is open every day except December 25th.

We serve lunch from 11 am – 5 pm Friday and Saturday

and Sunday brunch 11 am – 5 pm.

Dinner is served 5 pm – 9 pm Monday – Sunday.

Please review our reservation and cancellation policy below.


*A Note About Your Upcoming Visit*

As of March 26, 2021, the State of Rhode Island has changed it’s indoor dining policies. Indoor dining is allowed at up to 75% of the restaurant’s seating capacity. Indoor seating at restaurants is limited to two households, not to exceed a total of (8) people, provided that all members of the party wear masks when not eating or drinking and follow other public health protocols.

Reservations are encouraged at the White Horse Tavern during the re-opening plan by the Rhode Island Governor.

Additionally the bars will not be open to sit at at this time but rest assured the drinks will be flowing!

All guests will be required to wear a mask while visiting the restaurant, except of course while dining.


A credit card is required to hold a reservation of 2 or more during peak season and

on special event dates such as New Year’s Eve, Valentine’s Day, Thanksgiving, and Christmas Eve.

Please use our website to make for reservations of 4 or less people.

If you do not see your desired time or prefer to call to make sure reservations we can be reached at 401-849-3600.

For parties of 5 more please call the Tavern directly at 401-849-3600.

To host a private party at the White Horse Tavern please contact our Private Dining Manager at 401-619-3600.

Cancellation Policy

There is a $25 charge per person for any reservations of 2 people or more that cancel within 48 hours

of a reservation on Friday or Saturday during peak season (Memorial Day – New Year’s Day) and for any reservation booked

on a special event date such as New Year’s Eve, Valentine’s Day, Thanksgiving and Christmas Eve.

Dress Code

While at one time diners at the White Horse Tavern dined in full suits we are a bit more casual in today’s day and age.

We suggest smart casual attire, which includes slacks, denim trousers, blazers, button down shirts, sweaters, dresses.

Please no athletic wear or shoes, hats, sleeveless shirts or distressed denim.

Pub Room

Historic Building

The White Horse Tavern dates back to 1673 and is a National Historic Landmark

with dining rooms on both the first and second floors.

The stairways are narrow so please inform us of any restrictions you may have when making your reservation.

The women’s restroom is located on the first floor of the Tavern and the men’s restroom is located on the second floor.

Our famous oversized fireplaces are lit only in cooler temperatures.  They are not typically lit in warmer months.

The Tavern has a small bar and three small tables located on the first floor at which seating is on a first come first serve

basis during normal operations.

Due to fire code and the safety of all our patrons, guests must be seated at the bar or at the tables in this room

and standing around the bar stools or tables is not permitted.

There is a second bar located on the second floor of the Tavern and is generally open weekend nights and holidays.


There is a small lot directly behind the White Horse Tavern that is available on a first come first serve basis.

There are also pay-to-park lots adjacent to the tavern.  In addition, there is street parking and metered spots.

Please take note of all city signage regarding parking restrictions.


Please inform us of any allergies you may have when making your dining reservation.

Special Occasions

If you are celebrating a special occasion please feel free to inform us when making your reservation.