Dining Guide

Waterfront Dining

Get a true taste of the Ocean State


The Weekapaug Inn sits right on the shore of Quonochontaug Pond, and has Adirondack chairs and a fire pit where they offer after-dinner s’mores and cocktails for restaurant and hotel guests. 25 Spray Rock Road, Westerly. 401-637-7600, WeekapaugInn.com

Matunuck Oyster Bar is perched on Potter Pond, where owner Perry Raso farms his own Matunuck Oysters, which the restaurant serves about a million of per season. 629 Succotash Road, South Kingstown. 401-783-4202, RhodyOysters.com

Blu on the Water’s ideal location at the East Greenwich Marina means free dockage for boating guests, and a huge patio with three bars, plenty of tables to take in the view and artfully designed fire pits for when the sun goes down. 20 Water Street, East Greenwich. 401-885-3700, BluOnTheWater.com

Enjoy the view of Salt Pond from any of TwoTen Oyster Bar and Grill’s three outdoor bars and dining areas. You can even arrive by boat. 210 Salt Pond Road, South Kingstown. 401-782-0100, TwoTenOBG.com

Think about sailing away to Block Island while you eat at Champlin’s Seafood. Almost the entire seating area has water views where you can watch the Block Island Ferry arrive and depart. 256 Great Island Road, Narragansett. 401-783-3152, Champlins.com

Though Cranston isn’t known for its waterfront dining, Twin Oaks has a secluded patio overlooking Spectacle Pond for a quiet and serene dining experience. 100 Sabra Street, Cranston. 401-791-9693, TwinOaksRest.com

The Coast Guard House takes waterfront dining to a new level: the oceanfront restaurant added Adirondack chairs and fire pits to their terrace so guests could have a place to enjoy the view before or after their meal. 40 Ocean Road, Narragansett. 401-789-0700, TheCoastGuardHouse.com

The Nordic, Charlestown’s iconic seafood and steak buffet, offers beautiful lakeside views from its 100-acre grounds. 178 East Pasquiset Trail, Charlestown. 401-783-4515, NordicLodge.com

Dock and dine takes on new meaning at The Wharf Tavern, which was actually built on the Warren River. 215 Water Street, Warren. 401-289-2524, TheWharfTavernRI.com

With sweeping views of Salty Brine Beach and seating for hundreds of guests, George’s of Galilee is the largest waterfront dining restaurant in Rhode Island. 250 Sand Hill Cove Road, Narragansett. 401-783-2306, GeorgesOfGalilee.com

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