With so many restaurants crammed into such a small state, it’s important to know where to go for great food. It’s particularly important to know where to go during those long days on the beach in the summer months to watch the sunset over the water. Taking in the view of the sea while enjoying a great meal is one of the greatest parts about living in the Ocean State after all. Here are 10 great beachfront restaurants in Rhode Island.
1. Iggy's Doughboys and Chowder House, Warwick and Narragansett
Iggy's has become a Rhode Island tradition after decades of serving amazing food across their two locations. Find them in Oakland Beach in Warwick and in Narragansett.
2. Monahans Clam Shack, Narragansett
Monahans Clam Shack in Narragansett offers wonderful outside dining with gorgeous views of the bay. Their lobster roll might be the best in the state.
3. Easton's Beach Snack Bar, Newport
Easton's Beach in Newport is a lovely place to spend an afternoon and there is no better place to dine nearby than the snack bar on site.
4. Paddy's Beach Club, Westerly
Paddy's Beach Club offers great cocktails and fantastic food right on the beach in Westerly. You can visit this wonderful restaurant on Atlantic Avenue.
5. Johnny Angels Clam Shack, Charlestown
Right by Charlestown Beach is this quintessential New England clam shack. Johnny Angels offers great food and great service and should definitely not be missed!
6. The Andrea, Westerly
The Andrea is Westerly offers an amazing menu and a wonderful atmosphere. This is yet another great beach front dining option in Westerly.
7. Bonnet Shores Beach Club, Narragansett
Bonnet Shores Beach Club is a popular beachfront dining option for many reasons. Not only is it laid back and wonderful, it also serves great food.
8. Ocean Mist, Matunuck
Ocean Mist not only offers fantastic food and drinks, they also have great live music on weekends. This place is definitely worth visiting in the summer months.
9. Coast Guard House, Narragansett
This beautiful historic building has been transformed into this fantastic restaurant over the years. The recent addition of the balcony has created some of the best outdoor dining with a view the entire state has to offer.
10. Beachhead, Block Island
A list of beachside restaurants of Rhode Island would not be complete without mention of one of Block Islands amazing places to eat. Beachhead is a great choice!