Rhode Island August 22, 2018
The World’s Best Johnnycake Is Made Daily Inside This Humble Little Rhode Island Diner
Johnnycakes are one of those Rhode Island classic dishes that have been around for ages but you just can’t find them on every breakfast menu. For the best johnnycake in the state and perhaps the whole world, visit this humble little restaurant where the tasty breakfast is royalty and the johnnycake is the king.
The Commons Lunch in Little Compton was opened in 1966 and has stood the test of time over several decades. The food is unpretentious in traditional diner style, but oh so tasty. And if you're looking for the best johnnycake around, this is the spot.
Although Commons Lunch serves up all of your tasty diner favorites from sandwiches to stuffed sole. If you're visiting for the first time, you'll want to come for breakfast and order the johnnycakes for sure!
The breakfast at Commons Lunch is delightful and while you might be tempted by the Creme Brule French Toast breakfast special, we suggest you wait for the star of the menu or...order both.
The Johnnycakes are large and thin, almost lace-like in their presentation. These are no ordinary pancakes, they're authentic johnnycakes that you can only find in Rhode Island. A stack of four is just what you need to start the day off with a bang!
If you can't make it for breakfast, there are plenty of delicious regional choices. Clam rolls, chowder, and lobster rolls are just some clam shack favorites you'll find in this unassuming spot.
For the non-seafood lovers, try a juicy burger or scrumptious chicken sandwich for lunch. There are also plenty of creative salads for the vegetarian or patron who prefers lighter fare.
The restaurant is open for an early bird dinner four nights during the week. You can expect flavorful comfort food like sole wrapped around lobster and scallop stuffing. No matter what you choose, the food won't disappoint at Commons Lunch.
Commons Lunch is open from 6 a.m. - 3 p.m. Monday - Wednesday, 6 a.m. - 7 p.m. Thursday and Sunday, and 6 a.m. - 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Visit the restaurant at 48 Commons, Little Compton, RI 02837. For more information, visit their
Have you ever tried the best johnnycake in Rhode Island? If you are a fan of all things breakfast, then you’re definitely going to want to visit this