Fantastic restaurants might be all over Rhode Island, but there’s something extra special about the small town favorites. These are the ones that can’t be found anywhere, but right here in Little Rhody and tend to serve all of our favorite comfort foods. Here are 10 fantastic neighborhood restaurants in Rhode Island for the next time you’re in search of a wonderful place to eat.
1. Frank and John From Italy, East Greenwich
Frank and John's has been around serving delicious pizza and authentic italian for decades! Find them on Main Street in the heart of historic East Greenwich.
2. The Shanty, Warwick
The Shanty is tucked away on Post Road in Warwick and serves amazing food. The atmosphere is not only super cozy, but the waitstaff are some of the friendliest around.
3. Blackie's Bulldog Tavern, Smithfield
This laid back neighborhood hangout serves fantastic wings, cocktails, and so much more. Find them on George Washington Highway in Smithfield.
4. Cindy's Country Cafe, Portsmouth
If you're looking for a great neighborhood breakfast spot on Aquidneck Island, look no further. Cindy's Country Cafe is the perfect choice and serves up specials that are to die for.
5. Village Tavern, Scituate
Visit the Village Tavern for a fun local atmosphere and great food in Northern Scituate.
6. Ye Olde English Fish & Chips, Woonsocket
Ye Olde English Fishe & Chips in Woonsocket is a go to place for fantastic traditional fish and chips. It's also a definite neighborhood gem.
7. Crossroad Pub Restaurant, Warren
Crossroad Pub Restaurant in Warren is a fantastic pub style neighborhood joint. With a fantastic beer list and a friendly staff, this place is a great dinner, or just drinks choice.
8. Islander Restaurant, Warwick
This neighborhood chinese restaurant in Warwick has been around for decades and serves consistently delicious food. Matched with their fun cocktails and easy going vibe, you'll want to go back again and again.
9. Chester's, Harmony
Chester's in Harmony is not only owned by super nice people who are committed to great food, but also offers a cozy atmosphere to enjoy your meal in. You can find this neighborhood place on Putnam Pike.
10. The Cooked Goose, Westerly
If you haven't yet experienced the Cooked Goose, you definitely should soon. Offering great breakfast and lunch in their fun and memorable location, this place can be found on Watch Hill Road in Westerly.