20 RI venues with a water view / Spots to visit

1) Plaza Bar: A brand new spot on Federal Hill that features a thirty-five seat outside bar serving specialty cocktails and tapas in DePasquale Square. View Here.

2) Portside Tavern: The all-new Portside is the location of the old Redlefsen’s in Bristol. A sure place for a good time and great meal all week long. View Here.

3) Rooftop at the Providence G: 4th of July Narragansett Clam Bake Party. Narragansett Beer promos and delicious clambake bucket specials! Then from 8-11pm enjoy the unique rockin’ beats when Drummer Timmy J performs. View Here.

4) Boneyard Barbecue Ashaway: Pig Roast with all the ‘fixins’ by John Maxson of Brickhouse Barbecue. An outdoor event with all the yard games: horseshoes, driving range, mini golf, volleyball, etc… and a great live band: Greg Mayer’s Catching Blue! View Here.

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20 Great Spots in RI with a Water View


1. Paddy’s Beach – Westerly
The definition of a beach venue. Oceanfront dining on the beach with toes in the sand! Featuring an award winnning specialty drink menus & live entertainment. Something called a Tikki Beach. Live music Fridays and Saturdays. DJ on Sundays. MIMOSA MONDAYS! Non-Profit Thursdays! They have thought of everything.

Check out their full list of 4th of July events throughout the week.


2. Coast Guard House –Narragansett
Located at the end of Narragansett Beach with amazing views of the Bay. Sunday brunch 10am – 3pm: Lobster scrambled eggs, french toast, smoked salmon, mimosa’s and bellini’s, and much more. Outdoor firepit dining and live music throughout the week. Live entertainment on the deck Monday – Thursday 3-7 PM. Tribeca is live every Monday.


3. TwoTen Oyster Bar and Grill –South Kingstown
Excellent water views and perfect atmosphere for summer dining. Amazing Specialty Cocktails and two bars with ocean views. Fresh seafood and sushi offered all day. Buck-a-Shuck 4-6pm: $1 oysters & littlenecks! Sushi Mondays: All you can eat select Sushi menu for $20.00 per person, 4pm-9pm. $3 Select Drafts. $6 Select Martinis.


4. Iggy’s Boardwalk – Warwick
Amazing atmosphere both inside and out! The views are awesome. The interior decor features a relaxing Cape Cod charm. The bar and lounge area is a friendly spot serving high quality spirits. Great spot for families or anyone on the way to Oakland Beach.


5. Al’s Waterfront Restaurant & Lounge – East Providence
New American & seafood specialties, live entertainment, and outdoor seating right on the water. Wednesday is Ladies Night and Live Music. Thursdays: Amazing Dinner + Drink & App Specials. LIVE Music starting at 5pm. Seafood Sundays with LIVE Sounds of Billy G By the water starting at 7pm.


6. Diego’s – Middletown
Fresh Mexican cuisine with craft cocktails and live music on the water. Brunch served every Sunday from 10-2pm. Live music every Friday and Saturday.


7. Aqua – Providence
It’s not oceanfront, but it’s definitely a water view. Providence’s only poolside lounge. Connecting indoor and outdoor pools, fire-pits, luxurious cabanas, and outdoor spa services. Liquid Brunch: Saturdays 12- 2 PM and Sunday 10 AM – 2 PM. Specialty Bloody Mary’s and bottomless mimosas!


8. Finn’s Harborside – East Greenwich
Located on scenic Greenwich Cove in East Greenwich. An elegant restaurant serving fresh seafood and lobster and also a nightclub with outdoor bands. Boaters are welcome to dock at the private marina. Live music on the deck each Sunday from 4pm – 8pm. Live music each Friday and Saturday from 5pm – 12am.


9. Waterman Grille – Providence
Tucked away in a hidden spot on Providence’s East Side in a converted gatehouse right on the Seekonk River. Eclectic menu complemented by craft beers and boutique wines. Small plates featuring wood-fire grilled specialties and seasonal comfort food. Part of Newport Restaurant Group.


10. Matunuck Oyster Bar – South Kingstown
Considered one of the best oyster bars in the country. They grow their own oysters and vegetables and create signature dishes tied to New England seasons. Oysters are grown in Potter Pond right off the waterfront patio. Lively scene any day in the summer.


11. Ocean Mist – South Kingstown
A beach bar with awesome food and drinks. Located in the surfing and beach village of Matunuck on a coastline that spans for miles. Block Island seems so close you can almost touch it. Live music all summer long with great local and national musicians from all genres. Thursdays is buck-a-shuck raw bar and $3 pint night.

Saturday, July 6 Live Music Schedule
Saturday Afternoon- Willie J. Laws

Willie J Laws with Mike Warner & Friends

G. Love


12. At the Deck Restaurant & Bar –Newport
A premier waterfront restaurant in Newport that offers lunch and dinner, inside and out. Whether you choose to dine inside with our open air kitchen or decide to relax outside on the patio, the venue naccommodates any and all patron looking to enjoy some quality time while over looking Newport’s Best Harbor View.


13. Nautika – East Greenwich
Located in Greenwich Cove on the East Greenwich Marina, Nautika is a seasonal, local hotspot for waterfront dining and entertainment. Fresh, abundant New England seafood. Live music every Saturday and Sunday. Open daily at 12pm.


14. County Cork Irish Pub –Warwick
Small Irish Pub located right on the waterfront at Brewers Marina. Outdoor seating right on the water.
Live Entertainment every weekend from Memorial Day until Halloween. Country Night on Thursdays. Brunch on Saturdays.