The 7 Best Little Food Towns In Rhode Island You Need To Explore Before They Get Too Popular

Rhode Island is brimming over with fantastic restaurants and the city of Providence certainly has a solid reputation when it comes to dining experiences. We all have our favorite go-to spots whether it be an elegant waterfront seafood restaurant or a tiny hole-in-the-wall deli. But before you make a permanent commitment to those eateries where they know you by name, try exploring some of these smaller foodie towns and sample the big flavors in their restaurants before they get too popular.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now:

Which of these foodie towns is your favorite? Do you have another one that should be added to this list? Of course, Providence is loaded with fantastic eateries too and one of our favorites in the city is this mac and cheese bar that is pure heaven.