In 1997 Brian Torello started working as a bouncer for the restaurant previously occupying the space now housing the Gas Lamp Grille. He became a bartender and then a partner in the old restaurant in 2002. Five years later, he bought out his partners and opened Gas Lamp Grill in 2007. Brian tells us the he enjoys meeting all the different types of people visiting Newport and loves to hear their stories as they enjoy the Gas Lamp Grilleís welcoming, friendly atmosphere. Brian takes pride in the fact the Gas Lamp Grille features the finest food, music, sports, and exotic beers.Gas Lamp Grilleís menu is quite diverse, featuring a broad range of American fare. All menu items are made from scratch in house under the masterful supervision of the executive chef. Popular items include the Marinated Steak Tips, featuring chunks of beef tenderloin tips soaked in their secret house-made marinade, and grilled to perfection. Another diner favorite is the Gas Lamp Spicy Clam Chowder, a unique blend of onions, celery, carrots, and red & green peppers in a cream base with a hint of cayenne pepper. Both the secret marinade and the clam chowder are packaged and sold to take home. Another diner favorite is the Wasabi Tuna Wrap, featuring black & white sesame encrusted tuna, with mixed field greens & crunchy noodles, tossed in a soy dressing, topped with cucumber wasabi dressing. Other choices include pasta, pizza and salads. The restaurant has something to adhere to all palates making them a must. Gas Lamp features a full bar with talented mixologists creating a bevy of fantastic drink specials. They provide a childrenís menu and have space to host private parties of up to 250 people. Fall weekends are all about football. College games are on Saturdays and The eatery has the full NFL Package, so no matter who youíre rooting for you can catch the game on one of their numerous TVs. Also, be sure to look for specials like wing night or slider night. Brian takes great pride in his friendly, knowledgeable and engaging staff. Visit Gas Lamp Grille today and let them show you a great time.
206 Thames St
Newport, RI 02840