Rhode Island, also known as The Ocean State, may be small but it is packed with some of the best restaurants in the Northeast. Here is a list of the 8 best places to have lunch in Rhode Island.
Nick’s on Broadway
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For a truly amazing lunch of local seafood, meat and vegetables head to Federal Hill. Nick’s is a truly authentic Federal Hill restaurant.
The Congress Tavern
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Another favorite in trendy downtown Providence, The Congress Tavern is the perfect spot for a beer and some lobster nachos.
Chelo’s on the Waterfront
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Enjoy the bay as you sip a margarita and eat some clam cakes and Chowder. This restaurant will make you feel like you’re on vacation, even if it’s just your lunch break.
Matunuck Oyster Bar
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If you love seafood, especially oysters, then this oyster bar, which gets its oysters fresh from the estuary in it’s backyard, will have your tastebuds singing.
Iggy Doughboys and Chowder House
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Take a ride up to the beach and have an awarding winning lunch at this chowder house that serves some of the best seafood in the state.
Olneyville New York System Restaurant
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For this hot dog that you can only get in the Northeast, the Olneyville New York System has a few locations throughout the state.
East Side Pockets
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Grab some authentic Middle Eastern food at East Side Pockets located on trendy Thayer Street on the East Side of Providence.
Monahan’s Crab Shack
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Located near Narragansett beach, Monahan’s offers fresh seafood by the water.