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Your Guide to Friday Fish and Chips in Rhode Island!

Is it Friday yet? Living in the Ocean State, we have premier access to the freshest seafood, and that proximity allows us to eat the most delicious and nutritious fishes without having to make much effort at all. While there are myriad ways to prepare foods that once swam Narragansett Bay and Rhode Island Sound, perhaps the most popular and beloved version is the simplest: perfectly battered and fried, and  paired with crispy, salty fried potatoes; with a side of palate refreshing cole-slaw. While Friday night is traditionally the time for families to enjoy this sea bounty, many of the restaurants listed below serve it every night. This list is far from comprehensive, as the dish is so popular. Please comment below with any favorites we may have missed!

Iggy’s in Warwick and Narragansett offers two locations…so there must be one within a short drive. Located at,  889 Oakland Beach Ave in Warwick,401-737-9459 or 1151 Point Judith Rd in  Narragansett 401-783-5608.  The Warwick restaurant is OPEN YEAR ROUND! Narragansett restaurant is open seasonal from March – Columbus Day  Learn more here.

Buttonwoods Fish and Chips, 416 Buttonwoods Avenue, Warwick, Telephone 401-738-7571, buttonwoods416.com . Classic English style fish and chips, takeout wrapped in British dailies. Delicious, and also serving breakfast daily. Open until 8 pm Fridays, BYOB.

Monahan’s Clam Shack by the Sea is located at 190 Ocean Road, Narragansett is another seafood shack that is famous for serving delicately fried delights from the ocean.  They offer fish served a variety of ways…and of course Fish and Chips.  Learn more here!

TwoTen Oyster Bar and Grill offers Narragansett Beer Battered Fish and Chips…two Rhode Island classics come together for the perfect dish!  The good news is you can get this dish all week long…and at BRUNCH!  Learn more here!
Stadium Fish and Chips, 1079 Park Avenue, Cranston. Facebook only. Watch for the reopening of this beloved traditional spot, as their location was damaged by a car crashing into it this past February. Reopening soon.
Aunt Carries at 1240 Ocean Rd, Narragansett [Tel] 401-783-7930 is known far and wide for their exceptional seafood fare.  In fact, they have been serving seafood since 1920!  Eat there or take it with you…learn more here!
Amaral’s, 4 Redmond Street, Warren. Telephone 401-247-0675, amaralfishandchips.com, Cooked with love in the Portuguese tradition, order some of their amazing and unique specialties along with your fried seafood.
Rebecca’s Seafood located on Block Island is a sure bet for fabulous Fish and Chips.  They offer patio seating and an order out window.  (401) 466-5411 or visit them on Facebook to keep up with their opening date!
Flo’s Clam Shack is always on the list of anything seafood in Rhode Island and for good reason…they have perfected the art of frying up and serving the bounties from the sea!  The Fish and Chips live up to their reputation as one of the best around.  Call (401) 847-8141 or check them out at www.flosclamshacks.com.  There are 2 locations…Middletown and Portsmouth!
George’s of Galilee has been delighting fried fish seekers since 1948, it’s no wonder they serve it up just right. You can opt for Flounder or Haddock…and you can add an extra piece!   Click here to learn more!
The Beachhead located at 594 Corn Neck Road on  Block Island (401-466-2249)  will complete your trip.  Stop in for perfectly prepared Fish and Chips…and much more! Learn more here!
Ye Olde Fish and Chips, 25 South Main Street, Woonsocket, Telephone 401-762-3637, yeoldeenglishfishandchips.com
Since 1922, Ye Olde continues to serve Fish & Chips using their family’s English Style Batter. The batter recipe has been unchanged for over 90 years, along with their English style chips which are made daily on the premises!

Arigna Irish Pub & Coal Fire Kitchen
507 Armistice Blvd, Pawtucket, RI Tel: (401) 727-2625
www.arignairishpub.com
Beer battered Haddock served with freshly made hand cut fries & Cole slaw available seven days a week in a comfortable pub setting with an extensive 27 draught beer menu…… Arigna’s offerings go on and on…. But the Fish n Chips are a must……

Chelo’s Hometown Bar & Grill
www.chelos.com
The largest family owned Restaurant Company in Rhode Island since 1955 provides eight locations throughout the state, as well as Rhody Joe’s Sports Bar & Grille in Wakefield. Generous and fresh portions of Fish n Chips are available each Wednesday and Friday along with their award winning chowder available seven days a week.

Champlin’s, 256 Great Island Road, Narragansett, Telephone 401-783-3152. A full service seafood store adjacent to the Galilee fishing fleet,there’s no doubt that the fish here is perfectly fresh. So many choices for sides, too. Friday fish and chips is supposed to be easy, but if you are in the mood, why not boil up some lobsters, too?

The Fastnet Pub, 1 Broadway, Newport, Telephone 401-845-9311, thefastnetpub.com, Enjoy your fish and chips while you watch Friday night’s game at this hopping Newport pub. In addition to carefully prepared fried seafood, they feature an eclectic menu of dishes that will keep you coming back for more.

Again, if you do not see your favorite place on the list, please add it in the comments!

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2 comments

  1. I live in the UK so fish and chips has been a tradition since I was a child.
    Each year I travel to Middletown and Newport R.I. for my vacation and have done so for the last 9 years, as my fiancée grew up in Rhode Island.
    I have visited George’s of Galilee, and Flo’s clam shack, but by far the best Fish and chips I have tasted in America was at Anthony’s seafood in Middletown, which unfortunately you have not listed.

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