There’s nothing quite like good old-fashioned comfort food. Whether you’re longing for made-from-scratch macaroni and cheese or a plate of perfect fries, we’ve got you covered. Head straight to one of these Rhode Island spots and settle in with one of your all-time favorites. It’s time to get your comfort food fix.
1. Chomp Kitchen and Drinks, Warren
This cozy spot has been redefining comfort food in an award-winning way. Sandwiches and burgers are much more than staples at this spot. Dive into the incredibly juicy burger topped with made-from-scratch mac and cheese for the happiest meal you've had in a while. Visit Chomp Kitchen and Drinks at 440 Child St., Warren, RI 02885.
2. Ciro's Tavern, Woonsocket
Choose a seat indoors or outside on the patio at this British style pub. Start off with the French onion soup to warm you from head to toe. The pulled pork nachos are cheesy and delicious, and almost large enough to make a full-sized meal. The Philly cheesesteak overloaded with all the right ingredients is another delicious choice. Find Ciro's Tavern at 42 Cherry St., Woonsocket, RI 02895.
3. Redlefsen's Rotisserie & Grill, Bristol
German beer and brats have gained this restaurant quite a reputation. The grilled wurst platter with homemade sauerkraut, spaetzle, and Bavarian mustards will take you straight back to the old country. You'll also find local favorites on the menu like littlenecks, and fish and chips. Visit Redlefsen's Rotisserie & Grill at 444 Thames St., Bristol, RI 02809.
4. Binge BBQ, Newport
Down home BBQ straight from the wood-fired smoker will knock your socks off at this spot full of southern flair. The meats are tender but don't forget the yummy sides. Choose from coleslaw, baked beans, creamed Brussels sprouts, fried potato wedges, and more. Find Binge BBQ at 12 Broadway, Newport, RI 02840.
5. Eli's Kitchen, Warren
This eatery has something for everyone. Vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free items are all on the menu as well as dishes for good old-fashioned carnivores. Burgers bursting with flavor and shrimp with the creamiest grits you've ever tasted are two of our favorites to satisfy that comfort food fix. FInd Eli's Kitchen at 40 Market St., Warren, RI 02885.
6. Charlestown Rathskeller Tavern, Charlestown
This resurrected speakeasy has a pub menu with comfort food galore. The fries are legendary coming either loaded with bacon, cheddar, sour cream, and chives, truffled, gravy-topped, and even buffalo-spiced. Order up delicious sandwiches, steaks, burgers, and more at this spot in the woods. Find the Charlestown Rathskeller Tavern at 489A Old Coach Rd., Charlestown, RI 02813.
7. Angelo's Civita Farnese Restaurant, Providence
What says comfort like a big plate of warm pasta? With sauces that sing with flavor topping every plate, your taste buds will rejoice. Enjoy over 90 years of Italian experience at this Italian eatery. Visit Angelo's Civita Farnese Restaurant at 141 Atwells Ave., Providence, RI 02903.
8. Mews Tavern, Wakefield
Find all of your favorites at this iconic pub. From cheesy nachos to cheesier mac and cheese, the food is a welcome respite after a long day. Order up a few appetizers and add a sandwich or a burger to create a comforting meal you'll love. Visit Mews Tavern at 456 Main St., Wakefield, RI 02879.
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