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321 Great Island Rd, Narragansett, RI 02882-5627
+1 401-783-3821
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11:00 - 21:30
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Mon - Sat 11:00 - 21:30
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Swanzey, New Hampshire
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54 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

We were starving for lunch and needed to find a place that had outdoor seating that would accommodate our dog. We got the white clam chowder, clam cakes (fritters), and fried bay scallops. The clam chowder was not the thick New England style, so we were disappointed with it. Fritters were doughy. Scallops were tasty but either grease or water... More 

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Menlo Park, California
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

Just spent a week in Rhode Island determined to find the best lobster roll and here it is! Clean, unassuming place serving amazing food. Grab one on the way to the ferry!

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Kailua-Kona
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 143 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

They sell something called Clam Cakes which are a french-fried ball of dough with a couple of clam chunks in them. For flavor you have to dip them in something. These seem to be popular around here. We fed them to the seagulls then had to find a place to wipe the grease off our hands. I found out from... More 

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Seekonk, Massachusetts
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

We started with a special, 2 lbs of steamed mussels as our appetizer, delicious! The broth was great, waitress offered to package it for me, going to steam littlenecks at home with it! I had spaghetti with clam sauce , hubby had flounder fish and chips, both delicious. Using the flounder for fish and chips, you do not get the... More 

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NJ
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44 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

Good stop. Decent value. thoroughly enjoyed a cheap double cheeseburger with those thin fast food patties. Not as happy with lobster roll, which had too much mayo and celery. Cheap beer.

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Thank aloysNJ
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

I went here because I was told it was a classic Narragansett spot. I was suspicious but tried anyway. The interior dining area is as sterile as an old cafeteria - not even a picture on the walls. The outside is typical picnic benches. If you order alcohol you must sit in the roped in area with no view of... More 

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Southington, Connecticut
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

Haven't been here since I was a kid,the plain clam chowder and clam fritters are absolutely fantastic! The restaurant has been newly remodeled and there is plenty of seating. You really can't go wrong here there are plenty of options to pick from the menu and everything is fresh to order and the prices are reasonable.

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Thank Joanne G
Rochester, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

July 19th - Clean, great oyster sandwich and lobster rolls, nice view of Block Island ferries coming and going.

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Thank Rod H
Jamestown, Rhode Island
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20 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016

Jimmy does a great job on his clam cakes and chowder also try his lobster roll . Go a little later in the day to avoid the ferry crowd great food easy parking

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Fredericton, Canada
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22 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016

My wife and I came across the Port Side after finding the other restaurants closer to the Salty Brine beach overflowing with waiting guests. The Port Side was just a block away from the beach and surprisingly didn't have a queue - especially since it turned out to be excellent! I ordered a classic platter of fried flounder, strip clams,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Seafood, Soups
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:30
Thursday
11:00 - 21:30
Friday
11:00 - 21:30
Saturday
11:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 321 Great Island Rd, Narragansett, RI 02882-5627
  • Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  South County  >  Narragansett
  • Phone Number: +1 401-783-3821
Description
On the main street of Galilee right across from the dock of the Block Island Ferry.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?