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Casual dining close to Great Salt Pond:

  • The Oar 401-466-8820 is the quintessential sailors waterfront hangout on New Harbor at  the Boat Basin just above the dinghy dock. It offers Breakfast ($2-7), Lunch ($3-12.50), and Dinner ($5-14) and is open 6:30 am to 1:00 am .
  • Dead Eye Dick’s 401-466-2654 has moderately priced fare (D $16-20) just a short walk from the Boat Basin near Payne’s.
  • Naragansett Inn, offers breakfast buffet ($7.50), lunch and dinner, and is easily accessible by dinghy to their own beach
  • Champlin’s The Dockside Restaurant, 466-7777. Dine indoors or on outside deck. Featuring American and Cajun cuisine and a Raw Bar. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Fine dining:

  • The Atlantic Inn on High Street is perhaps the finest, most romantic dining experience on the island.  401-466-5883 Tapas and cocktails on the veranda, followed by a prix fix multiple course culinary delight.
  • Hotel Manisses, on Spring Street, is a lovely romantic Victorian setting offering inventive seafood and garden vegetable concoctions from an a la carte menu.

Dining in Old Harbor and elsewhere:

  • The 1661 Inn, 466-2836  Champagne Buffet Breakfast Daily on the deck.
  • 19th Hole, Yellow Kittens Deck, 466-5855
  • Allegro Gourmet Deli, 466-8918
  • Airport Diner, 466-3100  Comfort food and ambiance at the airport.  Where the locals eat.
  • Aldo's Italian Seafood Restaurant, 466-5871
  • Ballard's Inn , 466-2231 Lively location on the beach in New Harbor .
  • Eli's Restaurant, 466-5230
  • Finn's Seafood Restaurant, 466-2473. Right on the docks at Old Harbor . 
  • G R Sharky's,  466-9900
  • The Gatsby Room, 466-2836  The Hotel Manisses more casual side. Bistro Menu.
  • Harborside Inn, 466-5504, (800) 892-2022
  • Mohegan Café & Brewery 466-5911 Lunch and dinner, microbrewery.  Seafoods, steaks, pastas, great salads and vegetarian fare. 
  • The National Hotel Tap and Grille 466-2901 The classic location on Old Harbor - Great tor lunch and people watching on the porch. 
  • Samuel Peckham Tavern, PO Box 805 , 466-5458
  • Pizza, Ice Cream, Takeout
  • Aldo's Bakery and Ice Cream, 466-2198
  • Finn's Seafood Restaurant Takeout, , 466-2473
  • Froozies, Juice Bar and Deli, , 466-2230
  • The Ice Cream Place , 466-2145
  • Old Harbor Takeout, 466- 2935
  • Payne's Dock, 466-5572
  • Pizza Plus, Ocean Ave , 466-9939
  • Rebecca's Seafood Restaurant, Water Street , 466-5411
  • The Snack Shop, PO Box J, 466-7777
  • Sweet Expectations, Ben and Jerry's Ice Cream, Water Street , 466-2932
  • Water Street Cafe, Water Street , 466-2932


  • French Confection, Water St, 466-2299
  • Juice-n-Java, 466-5220, (800) 654-JAVA
  • The Taffy Tent, Empire Theatre, 466-2555


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