Romantic Restaurants For Your Next Date Night

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Looking to plan a special evening with your significant other? Here are our top-choice date night spots with cuisine sure to satisfy your appetite and provide a romantic ambiance!

Matunuck Oyster Bar

Address: 629 Succotash Rd, Wakefield, RI 02879
Phone: (401) 783-4202

Farm to Table & Pond to Plate“, Matunuck Oyster Bar provides the freshest land and seafood cuisine. With award-winning food and scenic waterfront views, this restaurant stands as a favorite date night spot!

CAV Restaurant

Address: 14 Imperial Pl, Providence, RI 02903
Phone: (401) 751-9164

Cocktails, Antiques, & Victuals – CAV Restaurant is a unique and historic restaurant. Enjoy a contemporary dinner while exploring the surrounding art gallery.


Address: 645 Douglas Pike, Smithfield, RI 02917
Phone: (401) 233-3223

Terrazza has a romantic atmosphere with a Mediterranean twist! With their focus on simple foods and fresh ingredients, you can’t go wrong with a date night here. Experience their outdoor seating under a beautiful heated igloo!

Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar

Address: The Residences Providence, 1 W Exchange St, Providence, RI 02903
Phone: (401) 533-9000

Craving an exquisite steak dinner? Fleming’s has the best around! With prepared Prime Steak and an elegant wine selection, this is the perfect date night atmosphere.

Trattoria Romana Lincoln

Address: 3 Wake Robin Rd #1, Lincoln, RI 02865
Phone: (401) 333-6700

Trattoria Romana will have you feeling like you’ve been transported to Italy! With homemade cuisine and authentic decor and murals, this family restaurant is the perfect spot to enjoy a romantic evening.

Find your Irish Spirit in Rhody

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It is never too early to start planning your St. Patrick’s Day festivities! You don’t need the luck of the Irish to find some of the best spots in Rhode Island; we can do that for you! From Newport to Woonsocket, these pubs and taverns will exceed your St. Patrick’s Day expectations.

O’Brien’s Pub
501 Thames Street
Newport, RI 02840

O’Brien’s A.K.A OB’s is a Newport Staple. OB’s has been voted Best of Rhode Island’s “Best Neighborhood Bar”. Celebrate Saint Paddy’s day with an Irish Coffee or a Guinness at OB’s!

Muldowney’s Pub
121 Empire Street
Providence, RI 02903

Muldowney’s pub is one of downtown Providences’s best bars. Operating for over 30 years, they are proud to be the neighborhood’s dive bar. With over 35 beers and holiday jello shots to choose from this is one of the best places to celebrate Saint Paddy’s day.

Ciro’s Tavern
42 Cherry St
Woonsocket, RI 02895

Ciro’s is known for its delicious food in a cozy setting. Their potato skins pair perfectly with a glass of Guinness. Plus, the ambiance is amazing with its rich history and architecture.

McBride’s Irish Pub, Providence, RI
161 Wayland Ave
Providence, RI 02906

Known for their, yearlong Irish spirit, McBride’s is a family-owned pub. What better way to get into the St. Patrick’s Day spirit than immersing yourself in an Irish-inspired atmosphere.

Red Parrot Newport

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The Red Parrot building is a historical building located in Newport. Listed on the National Register of Historical Places Built in 1898 by John Alton Barker, it originally served as a meatpacking house, having employed hundreds of people during the era known as “The Gilded Age”.

Through the years, this building has served high-profile heads of state, diplomats, royalty, movie stars, and the thousands of people visiting historical Newport each year. Trading from the Caribbean and South Seas has always been a key part of Newport history and the pineapple, displayed throughout the city, has been a symbol of hospitality in Newport since the colonial era. Sea captains returning home after months at sea would bring exotic fruits back from the Caribbean. A pineapple would be placed in front of the captain’s home to signal his return and to welcome friends in to share his good fortune.

The scenic atmosphere is just one of the reasons, besides the delicious food, why Red Parrot is so popular. Authentic wood and brass finishes are found throughout the restaurant. Their menu itself is diverse with fresh seafood, Caribbean flare, and innovative dishes. Some of the hit dishes are the Lobster Nachos, Mediterranean Swordfish, Blackened Filet, Rasta Pasta, and Shark Bites. They serve all functions! Whether you are celebrating with friends before you tie the knot, graduating college, or want to enjoy a nice meal, we will have you leaving here with a sense of comfort. Before heading out, try one of their award-winning drinks!

Dining in is come first serve for some delicious food. You can also Spread the Red Parrot spirit by purchasing a Red Parrot Gift Card for a loved one. Purchase your gift card over the phone or through email! What could be a better gift than giving someone the experience of a lifetime!

348 Thames Street
Newport, RI 02840

(401) 847-3800

The Clarke Cooke House – A Whimsical Holiday Experience

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The Clarke Cooke House is a Rhode Island staple, located on Bannister’s Wharf in Newport. They have hosted a variety of guests, stemming from royal families, to captains of industry. Overall, they offer their guests whimsical scenery along with fine dining! Whether you’re visiting for Sunday brunch or enjoying a nice dinner, their menu is tailored to please all of their guests. Options range from their famous oyster bar to various burgers, salads, and entrees. You name it, they have it!

The main floor of the original house is called The Bistro. The exposed original post and beam construction lend an 18th-century feel. Including the Candy Store bar and cafe, it adds colorful and lively addition, while overlooking the harbor. The owner, David Ray, has a noteworthy personal collection of America’s Cup prints and sailing memorabilia which cover the walls. The ambiance immerses customers into the lively yachting scene that has made the wharf the “heartbeat of the Newport sailing saga.”

Ted Gidley, the chef at Clarke’s Cooke House, began his culinary career in 1981. His journey at Clarke’s Cooke House started in 1993, and he has become a central part of the operations there! With a cooking style described as “Mediterranean-influenced American Cuisine,” Gidley runs the café dining, in the Bistro, Candy Store, fine dining environment, The Sky Bar, a full Oyster Bar, and the renowned Summer Sushi.

You can immerse yourself in this enchanting experience to enhance your holiday season by making a reservation now! To do so, visit their website or call 401-849-2900. Act fast before reservations fill up and you miss out!

RetroBlast: Wrights Chicken Farm

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84 Inman Rd, Burrillville, RI 02830
(401) 769-2856

Purchased by Frank and Joyce Galleshaw in 1972, Wright’s Chicken Farm has been serving the community of Rhode Island for over 50 years! Working alongside their children, Frank and Tammy, the family-owned business created an environment centered around the most important thing in the eyes of the Galleshaw’s: love of one’s family!

Following the theme of family, enjoy their family-style meals, starting off with fresh-baked rolls. On top of that, enjoy a salad topped off with the original Wright’s Farmhouse dressing. Be sure to save some room for their trademark marinara sauce, along with the home-style French fries. Don’t forget about the star of the show: the chicken. The Family Style Baked Chicken is all you can eat, and will be sure to leave you in a food coma! Adults are $16.75, and children under 10 are $8.95. Not feeling the chicken? Replace it with 14 oz. Choice Sirloin Steak, $28 and accompanied by the rolls, salad, marinara sauce, and the famous fries!

Looking for the perfect venue for a wedding, banquet, or another special event? Look no further! Wright’s Chicken Farm is equipped to deliver a memorable and unique experience to enhance your event. Whether intimate or a large gathering, Wright’s is ready to collaborate with you. To book, call 401-769-2856

Gift Shop:
Take a stroll in the large gift shop located directly in the restaurant! Their selection includes top-notch fashion trends, jewelry, as well as sentimental gifts to make your time at Wright’s more memorable. Whether it is a toy for your kiddo, or a souvenir for a loved one, they have it all! The gift shop is open Thursday and Friday 4-8 PM, Saturday from noon to 8:30 PM, and Sunday’s from noon to 8 PM. Next time you are enjoying a family fun meal, be sure to stop in the gift shop on the way out.

Create Your Fall Bucket List

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The weather is changing, which means it’s the season of corn mazes, football, and pumpkin-spiced everything! To make the most of the coming season, take a look at some of the ways that you can embrace this September!

Scary Acres:
It’s never too early to start getting into the Halloween spirit. Take a ride to Confreda Farms for a spooky experience as the haunted hayride and maze begin to open up. Tickets can be purchased on their website

Salisbury Farm (apple picking and corn maze):
Salisbury Farm in Johnston is in its prime apple picking season! Take a peaceful stroll and pick your very own tasty apples, then walk through the huge maze in their fields! How fast can you make it out?

Pumpkin Flavored Everything:
Whether it is going to Brewed Awakenings, Dunkin or your favorite local coffee shop, the pumpkin flavor has finally returned! Maybe add some pumpkin spice to your favorite coffee, or in the form of a muffin or donut to compliment your drink.

Football Season starting up:
Grab your lucky jersey, and support your local school teams as the season starts! Check out the RIIL website to stay up to date with game schedules. Aside from your local teams, be sure to watch your favorite football stars on the big screen, or maybe even watch them in person!

The Avery:
Take a ride down to Providence to The Avery for a taste of your favorite drink after a long day! This five-star bar opens at 4 pm

Scary Acres: 2150 Scituate Ave, Hope, RI
Salisbury Farm: Entrance on Plainfield Pike across from Pippin Orchard Road, Johnston, RI
The Avery: 18 Luongo Memorial Sq. Providence, RI

Buy Local And Eat Fresh At These Rhode Island Farmer’s Markets

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Looking to cook a great meal for tonight’s dinner? Check out these farmer’s markets where you can pick up quality locally grown food!

Aquidneck Growers Market
The Aquidneck Growers Market located in Newport offers access to seasonal and regionally-grown food. Their market has a changing roster of local artisans and farm-fresh food! Check out their website for their address and hours of operation.

Coastal Growers Market
Casey Farm is home to the Coastal Growers Market. At this market you can enjoy views of beautiful Narragansett Bay, while you shop for granola, kombucha, coffee, fresh fruits, veggies, and baked goods! Open Saturdays, May through October, 8:30 am-12:30 pm

Goddard Park
At Goddard Park, you can enjoy fresh veggies, artisanal meats, fresh flowers, and more! After shopping, you can indulge in your fresh bites by the water at Goddard Memorial State Park Beach. Open Fridays, May through October, 9 AM to 1 PM.

Hope Street Market
Don’t want to travel outside of Providence to go to a farmer’s market? The Hope Street Market has your back! Visit Lippitt Memorial Park for a wide range of produce, fresh seafood, fresh flowers, artisanal meats, and cheeses. Open Saturdays, May through October, 9 AM- 1 PM.

Pawtuxet Village
The Pawtuxet Village Farmer’s Market is one of Rhode Island’s oldest farmer’s markets. Shop for fresh seafood, fruits, vegetables, baked goods, and much more! Open Saturdays, May through October, 9 AM – 12 PM.

Sankofa World Market
The Sankofa World Market celebrates the beautiful and diverse community of Providence’s West End! At this market, you will find fresh produce and other ingredients used in Southeast Asian and African cuisines. Visit in person or shop their online market. Open Wednesdays, June through October 2 PM-6 PM.

South Kingstown
The South Kingstown farmer’s market is known as Rhode Island’s longest-running market! Learn something new about sustainable farming while shopping for this tonight’s dinner. Check out their website for their hours and location.

Book Your Father’s Day Reservation

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Father’s Day is June 20th, so it’s time to plan an unforgettable day! Rhode Island is home to some of the finest restaurants that offer various Father’s Day specials to ensure that our loved ones are appreciated. With different locations, cuisine, and scenery, each restaurant offers a different experience that is worth every dollar and is guaranteed to provide unique memories for you and your loved ones.

  • Chapel Grille
  • 3000 Chapel View Blvd, Cranston, RI
  • (401) 944-4900
    • Outdoor dining is back! What better way to celebrate this special day than to treat them to fine dining in a top-tier atmosphere.


  • Spain Restaurant
  • 1073 Reservoir Ave, Cranston, RI
  • (401) 946-8686
  • 1144 Ocean Rd, Narragansett, RI,
  • (401) 783-9770
    • Spain Restaurant is a Rhode Island favorite. With its unmatched service and high-profile cuisine, it is worth every penny. Be sure to book your reservation for the Father’s Day Special before it’s too late!


  • Camille’s
  • 71 Bradford St, Providence, RI
  • (401) 751-4812
    • There is nothing quite like the Italian food that is served at Camille’s. Located in the heart of Rhode Island, Indulge in the Italian heritage in this elegant atmosphere this Father’s Day!


  • Twin Oaks Restaurant
  • 100 Sabra St, Cranston, RI
  • (401) 781- 9693
    • With its complete reopening, enjoy a special meal in the various dining rooms or breathtaking patio at Twin Oaks! With its combination of scenery and delectable food, why not experience it with the people you love most.


  • Trattoria Romana
  • 1571 Atwood Ave Building 103, Johnston RI
  • (401) 519-9100
  • 3 Wake Robin Road #1, Lincoln, RI
  • (401) 333-6700
    • Having various locations throughout Rhode Island, Trattoria Romana is labeled as an elegant and classy restaurant that continues to exceed the expectations of its customers. Do your taste buds a favor and enjoy your Father’s Day here!


  • White Horse Tavern
  • 26 Marlborough St, Newport, RI
  • (401) 849-3600
    • Newport remains one of the biggest tourist attractions in Rhode Island because of its notable history and top-notch scenery. White Horse Tavern is an experience that offers both of these aspects, combined with mouthwatering meals.

Make sure to call or check the restaurant’s website in order to place your reservation to ensure that you don’t miss out on an amazing experience!

The Perfect Sunday in Newport

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No plans for Memorial Day weekend? We’ve got you covered. Kick-off the summer with a day trip to Newport over the upcoming long weekend.

Coffee and a View at Coffee Grinder

Start your day off right with a fresh cup of coffee and a coastal view. Located at the end of Bannister’s Wharf, Coffee Grinder overlooks the historic Newport Harbor. Locally grown by a small-batch roaster in Massachusetts and hand-brewed using an Italian espresso machine, their coffee is carefully crafted and high-quality.


Grab Lunch at Newport’s Famous Corner Café

Hungry from all that shopping downtown? Hop on over to the Corner Café for a tasty, gourmet breakfast or lunch at a reasonable price. Nestled in the heart of Newport’s Broadway District, the Corner Cafe carries a creative and diverse menu—there is truly something for everyone! Find out what keeps locals and tourists coming back for more and give this beloved spot a visit.


Pay Your Respects at the Boots on the Ground for Heroes Memorial

If you are looking to visit Newport on Memorial Day weekend, make sure to stop by Fort Adams State Park and check out the Boots on the Ground For Heroes Memorial display. Since 2016, each year on Memorial Day weekend, Operation Stand Down Rhode Island (OSDRI) puts on a stunning display of over 7,000 military boots embellished with name cards and flags honoring the American soldiers that lost their lives in the Global War on Terror. The boots will be on display from 8:00 am on the 28th to 6:00 pm on Memorial Day, the 31st.


Enjoy a Delicious Seafood Dinner at The Mooring

Located on Newport’s picturesque waterfront, The Mooring Seafood Kitchen & Bar offers an unmatched dining experience with a range of ‘top-of-the-catch’ New-England style seafood dishes. Whether you are craving oysters or a lobster roll, The Mooring is the perfect way to end your day in Newport.

RetroBlast- Iggy’s Doughboys and Chowder House

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With locations in Warwick and Narragansett, Iggy’s Doughboys and Chowder House is one of Rhode Island’s most well-loved seafood spots. It all began when the restaurant’s founder, Gaetano Gravino, started picking up shifts at a doughboy shack located on Oakland Beach. When the chance came to buy the shack in 1989, Gravino quickly jumped at the opportunity, and thus, Iggy’s Doughboys and Chowder House was born.

After several years of running Iggy’s, Gravino eventually passed away leaving his son, David, to carry on the legacy. Having made a promise to his father to preserve the family business prior to his passing, David made it his mission to keep the original spirit of the shack alive no matter what. Just as his father was driven by an entrepreneurial spirit, David was constantly seeking new ways to grow the business. David believed that Iggy’s could be more than just a shack. He had a greater vision in mind for the Iggy’s brand.

In 1999, a dining room was added to the Warwick doughboy shack, and in 2000, the Narragansett location opened its doors. Flash forward to 2008, and the original shack in Warwick was renovated from the ground up. Its new aesthetic had a classic New England feel, honoring its Rhode Island roots while complimenting the delicious seafood sold at Iggy’s quite well. Several years later in 2015, Iggy’s expanded once again with the construction of The Boardwalk Restaurant in Warwick, a completely new establishment in Narragansett, and an ice cream shop, Iggy’s Creamery.

Although Iggy’s has come a long way since its days as a small doughboy shack, the essence of the original Iggy’s is very much alive and thriving. Just as in 1989, the red chowder maintains its spot on the menu and is still a favorite among guests. Over the years, Iggy’s has received considerable praise for its flavorful food, earning spots on lists like USA Today’s “Best Clams in Rhode Island” and’s “America’s Best Seafood Shacks.” Despite the business’s wild success thus far, Iggy’s remains a work in progress and will continue to grow and transform for years to come.

Come try our chowder out for yourself! Both our Warwick and Narragansett locations are open for the season. Visit for more information.