Restaurants in Rhode Island
The restaurants in Rhode Island have something for everyone. Whether you are interested in enjoying a fancy, upscale meal with that special someone or dining on local seafood from the nearby Atlantic Ocean, Rhode Island restaurants offer it all.
Located in a waterfront mansion in Newport, Castle Hill Inn serves up romantic ocean views with a side of fresh New England lobsters, oysters, and scallops. After splitting a Belgian chocolate dessert, walk along this Rhode Island restaurant’s grounds where you’ll find a restored lighthouse.
Oyster lovers simply must make a pit stop in Kingstown where Matunuck Oyster Bar is located. The seafood restaurant is run by Perry Raso, who previously studied aquaculture at the University of Rhode Island. Slurp down oysters in the half shell or dine on grilled oysters steamed mussels and other ocean fare.
One of the best restaurants in Rhode Island, The Black Pearl, offers ocean views and delicious seafood. Be sure to go early, you’ll want to grab a table outside so you can watch the sun set over the Atlantic Ocean.
Try the No-Nonsense Lobsta Roll and “chowda” at this casual Middleton joint.
Excess of a more approachable kind rules at this kitschy and acid-hued diner, which serves globally influenced dishes—that still nod to the region’s coastal heritage—like fennel-lobster bouillabaisse Marseilles.