Rhode Island August 20, 2019
7 Stops Everyone Must Make Along Rhode Island’s Oyster Trail
If you’re a sucker for fresh seafood, then you probably love fresh oysters pulled out of our local waters. Luckily for us, there’s a Rhode Island Oyster Trail that leads straight to all of the best restaurants in the state that pride themselves on serving the freshest local oysters around. Here are seven stops that seafood lovers won’t want to miss.
1. The Lobster Bar, Newport
This restaurant perched over top of the water is a popular waterfront dining destination in Newport. Enjoy outdoor seating on the patio or an indoor seat with amazing window views. The raw bar offers a generous selection of Ninigret oysters, shrimp, littlenecks, and more.
Address: 31 Bowens Wharf, Newport, RI 02840
2. Greenwich Bay Oyster Bar, East Greenwich
Enjoy locally sourced seafood in a cozy tavern setting at Greenwich Bay Oyster Bar. With an extensive list of Rhode Island oysters such as Beavertails, East Beach Blondes, Hope Islands, Umami, Salt Ponds, Rome Points, Moonstones, and more, bring your appetite!
Address: 240 Main Street, East Greenwich, RI 02818
3. Midtown Oyster Bar, Newport
Located on Thames Street in the heart of Newport, Midtown Oyster Bar has local oysters galore. Featuring Venus, Walrus & Carpenter, East Beach Blondes and Quonset oysters as well as others, you know you're eating local fresh catch at this bustling eatery.
Address: 345 Thames Street, Newport, RI 02840
4. Bristol Oyster Bar, Bristol
Your tastebuds will love dining at East Bay's only farm to table oyster bar. With a raw bar full of oysters pulled straight out of the Narragansett Bay and South County’s Salt Ponds, dining is a local treat at Bristol Oyster Bar. Get a real bang for your buck during $1 oyster happy hours.
Address: 448 Hope Street, Bristol, RI 02809
5. Matunuck Oyster Bar, South Kingston
Matunuck Oyster Bar has a scenic perch on Potter Pond. With the oysters harvested right out of these waters, you know the shellfish is deliciously fresh. Schedule an oyster farm tour to soak in the full experience of this local operation.
Address: 629 Succotash Road, South Kingston, RI 02879
6. The Coast Guard House, Narragansett
The Coast Guard House is an iconic restaurant on the Narragansett Bay. Enjoy waterfront views that stretch for miles alongside stellar seafood. Stop by Monday - Friday from 3 p.m. - 6 p.m. for their popular Buck A Shuck oyster special.
40 Ocean Road, Narragansett, RI 02882
7. The Landing, Newport
This dockside restaurant in Newport offers breezy waterfront views from their patio. Enjoy their raw bar specialty, Ninigret oysters from Walrus and Carpenter. Sunsets and seafood are plentiful at The Landing.
Address: 30 Bowens Wharf, Newport, RI 02840
Now that you’ve gotten a little taste of these local oyster establishments, you can find the full map and all of the restaurants on the Rhode Island Oyster Trail
Looking for other culinary journeys in the Ocean State? Your sweet tooth will love you for taking the
Rhode Island Donut Trail.