6 Seafood Shacks to Hit Up This Summer

Whether you’re in the mood for lobster, clam cakes or chowder, here are a few little Rhody spots to chow down on these seafood staples. 

This article was created in collaboration with Rhode Island Commerce.


Seafood Shack dinners are here once again for the summer season. Whether you’re in the mood for lobster, clam cakes or chowder, here are a few little Rhody spots to chow down on these seafood staples.


It might be an understatement to say a trip to Iggy’s Doughboys and Chowder House is a Rhode Island tradition. Specialties include chowder, clam cakes and of course, doughboys. Munch on clam cakes and chowder for your meal, then savor pieces of fried dough covered in powdered sugar for dessert. What more could you ask for?

How to dine: Both the Warwick and Narragansett locations are open with specific regulations.The Warwick location offers indoor and outdoor seating by reservation only, or place a phone order or through online express ordering.

The details: 889 Oakland Beach Ave., Warwick, 401-737-2895; 1151 Point Judith Rd., Narragsansett, 401-783-5608, iggysri.com


Blount Clam Shack

This clam shack has two locations in the East Bay, however the Riverside location is closed for renovations this year. Sit seaside and munch on a lobster roll or slurp on chowder at the shack in Warren.

How to dine: Orders are only being accepted through the phone, online or through the Doordash app.  In order to dine outside, you must have a reservation. Open Tuesday through Sunday, 11:30 a.m. to 8 p.m

The details: 335 Water St., Warren, 401-245-3210, blountretail.com


Flo’s Clam Shack

“Famous for clams since 1936” is a statement Flo’s Clam Shack proudly holds every summer since the opening of its Portsmouth drive-in. Since then, an official Flo’s Clam Shack in Middletown has also opened, offering fresh seafood favorites and a raw bar.

How to dine: Both locations are open Thursday through Sunday 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Call for more information on takeout orders.

The details: 324 Park Ave., Portsmouth; 4 Wave Ave., Middletown, 401-847-8141, flosclamshacks.com 


Evelyn’s Drive-In

At Evelyn’s Drive-In, beachgoers can find all sorts of seafood staples including fried whole belly clams and lobster rolls. It’s all served while diners overlook Nanaquaket Pond just steps away. This shack was even featured on “Diners Drive-ins and Dives” on Food Network for its famous lobster chow-mein!

How to dine: Evelyn’s is open daily from noon to 7 p.m. and reservations are available Monday through Thursday only, with seating available for parties five or less. You can order online and find the menu on their website.

The details: 2335 Main Rd., Tiverton, 401-624-3100, evelynsdrivein.com 


Aunt Carrie’s

Aunt Carrie’s started when Aunt Carrie herself began serving food and drinks for beachgoers along Point Judith. Since then, this four-generation-run shack still offers homemade favorites from its clam cakes, steamed clams and of course, chowder.

How to dine: Aunt Carries is open daily through Labor Day with dine-in seating available. Check out their website for both dining and takeout menus. Phone orders are not accepted.

The details: 1240 Ocean Rd., Narragansett, 401-783-7930, auntcarriesri.com 


Rocky Point Clam Shack

Rocky Point Clam Shack is a local hot spot for all things seafood. Located in Warwick, this vintage shack feels like nostalgia with its deep-fried menu, along with the usual clams, lobster and chowder.

How to dine: The clam shack is currently open for takeout daily from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.

The details: 1689 Post Rd., Warwick, 401-738-9830, rockypointclamshack.weebly.com



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