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28 Best Seafood Restaurants in Rhode Island

Aw Shucks: RI Oyster Farms

Meet Rhode Island’s oyster farmers (and taste some serious shellfish, too).

Q&A with the Local Catch

Captain Rich Cook sells fresh seafood at farmers markets across the state.

Summer Ales

Local brews to sip in the sun.

Entertaining with Claudine

Claudine Pepin and Rollie Wesen throw a backyard dinner party — one for the books — at their home in Barrington.

Cocktail Party

Craft cocktails are all the rage, and Rhode Island’s scene is getting bigger as fast as you can say, “Hey bartender!” We imbibed far and wide to find some of the best libations, locally made liquors and bar food. It's five o'clock somewhere!

ridaily blog: Food & Drink

Picnics, Prizes and Haute Couture in Newport

Picnic like a Gilded Age all-star at newportFILM's screening of Dior and I.

A Taste of India at the State House

It's official: The Governor declared August 16 India Independence Day in Rhode Island. Celebrate with food, dance and fashion on the State House lawn.

The Dish: Fish Market Favorites

Where to buy the freshest local seafood.

Featured Video

A Captain's View of WaterFire. Check out the popular event from the perspective of a longtime boat captain.


Archive »Dining Out - Restaurant Reviews

Midtown Oyster Bar

Slurping oysters and drinking in the Newport view are the primary attractions but even carnivores will be happy here.

Denden Cafe Asiana

Flavorful Korean dishes guarantee satisfied diners at Denden Café Asiana.

Ken’s Ramen

Ken’s Ramen offers simple Korean cooking with a hipster vibe.


Malt is the happy mash-up of a friendly Newport bar with a sleek and successful dinner menu.

Sea Goose Grill and Raw Bar

At this friendly restaurant, the menu draws from local waters, offering familiar dishes as well as occasional forays into the more exotic.

Rasa: Traditional Meets Exotic Indian on Main Street

A newcomer to E.G.’s restaurant row offers a crowd-pleasing Indian menu that’s both exotic and accessible.

Succotash: Frickles, DIY Cocktails, Brunch With a Southern Accent

This Jewelry District outpost cooks up Southern dishes as they were meant to be; decadent, delicious and over the top.

Public Kitchen

Trendy ingredients plus a sense of humor add up to dishes with maximum appeal.

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The Dish

The Dish is a monthly newsletter covering Rhode Island’s food scene and includes recipes, restaurant openings, events, and Q&As with local chefs.