About Tavern

Executive Chef Tim Mertic

Chef Tim Mertic is from Boston, MA bringing with him his experience from working through out Greater Boston, travels through out the US, working in Washington State and Rhode Island. He currently lives in Middletown, RI where him and his are raising a family. Chef Tim is focusing on providing new, tasteful dishes incorporating the traditional New England flavors and creating relationships with local farms to provide a stronger farm to table menu.

The Tavern On Broadway is located in the heart of Newport's Historic District in a completely renovated 200 year old colonial building. The owners: Jill Blumel & Jim Blumel, can be found working in the restaurant, interacting with customers all while living on the island, raising their family.  This is the foundation of the atmosphere Tavern creates, family. Jim & Jill would love to have you experience their establishment and to say hello!

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