Rhode Island December 31, 2017
7 Hometown Restaurants In Rhode Island That Will Take You Back In Time
There are some restaurants that make us feel like we’ve stepped into a page of a history book. Places that have been around forever, know exactly what they’re doing, and haven’t had to change much. These Rhode Island restaurants are state institutions and take you back in time like nothing else can.
1. Aunt Carrie's in Narragansett
Just moments from the local beaches and fishing spots, Aunt Carrie's has been serving locals for 97 years. Not much has changed, patrons still enjoy ocean breezes while enjoying traditional Rhode Island cooking and seafood. Find it at 1240 Ocean Rd.
2. Haven Brothers in Providence
Haven Brothers has been serving up roadside comfort food since 1888. Now permanently located at 12 Dorrance Street, Haven Brothers continues to do what it has always done, serving delicious food to hungry customers at all hours of the day or night.
3. Carriage Inn & Saloon in North Kingstown
This restaurant has been around since 1760, when it was originally a stage coach stop. It still boasts a rustic feel and original stonework. Find it at 1065 Tower Hill Rd.
4. DeWolf Tavern in Bristol
Dewolf Tavern is located in a renovated 1818 warehouse on the Bristol waterfront and will immediately take you back in time. Check out its incredible stone architecture at 259 Thames St.
5. Gary's Handy Lunch in Newport
Take a step back into the 1950s at Gary's Handy Lunch, 462 Thames Street. They've been serving up classic breakfasts and lunches for decades.
6. Olympia Tea Room in Watch Hill
A fixture since 1939 in Watch Hill, it has nostalgic details, New England favorites, and beautiful bay views.
7. Wild Colonial Tavern in Providence
The Wild Colonial Tavern has a centuries old feel because the building is centuries old. It is across from the river at 250 Water St. and has gorgeous, historic exposed brick throughout.
These Rhode Island restaurants serve up great food and loads of history. What are some of your old favorites that take you back in time?