20 Water View Restaurants in Rhode Island

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.



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 amazing food specials throughout the week.



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. Oyster Rockefeller to write home about.



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. Boat House – Tiverton
This venue beckons guests to relax and enjoy panoramic, award-winning bayside views. Enjoy this restaurant with strolls on the pier, sailboat watching and sunset viewing, all complimented with a specialty cocktail and a delicious bite. Daily entertainment. Known for a friendly, genuine staff.



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



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.



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 Friday, Saturday, Sunday.




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
Have you been here yet? Do yourself a favor this summer. Make this a special outing with family and friends and enjoy the freshest seafood around by the water. Their raw bar is fully stocked with a variety of Rhode Island oysters, crisp cherrystones, littleneck clams, and jumbo shrimp. Their very own Matunuck Oysters are grown in Potter Pond, right off our waterfront patio. In addition, many of the herbs and vegetables found in our delectable meals are grown on their organic vegetable farm on the north end of Potter Pond. Reservations must be made 14 days in advance.



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.



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.



15. Bridge Restaurant [Raw Bar] River Patio – Westerly
An intimate summer-time clam shack on Warren’s coastline with all the seating outdoors. Arrive by land or by sea! Relax while listening to the sounds of the boats drifting out to sea and enjoying a cold beer, clam cakes, chowder, fish & chips, and whole belly clams! Their claim to fame is the half pound all-lobster meat, giant lobster roll, and clam cakes which are said to be the best around. Live entertainment on the outdoor terrace.



16. Bay Voyage – Jamestown
Jamestown’s most recent re-vitalized restaurant offering casual dining with an upscale view. Enjoy a unique view of the beautiful bay from the dining areas, the tavern, bar, harbor side deck, or from the more formal harbor room. $30 gets you 1 appetizer, 1 entrée and 1 dessert! Valid every Friday, Saturday and Sunday during normal dinner hours.



17. Belle’s Cafe – Newport
Dockside dining in the heart of Newport Shipyard, open daily serving breakfast & lunch all day. One of Newport’s best kept secrets. Inside and outside dining with amazing views of the water and boats.



18. Ballard’s – Block Island
Located on its own beach where cocktail servers bring your drinks right to you. Live music daily June – September, with different bands every weekend. Fresh seafood is served daily with a variety of different lobster dishes. Drink specials from Blackberry Mudslides to Frozen Margaritas.



19. Spiced Pear – Newport
Don’t wear jeans and a t-shirt. Located in the famous Chandler Mansion; designed to evoke the spirit of the Gilded Age with an unimpeded view of the Atlantic. Menu: French, Italian, Spanish influences; six-course tasting menu. This place is one-of-a-kind.



20. Blu on the Water – East Greenwich
Features Rhode Island’s largest waterfront deck. Open for lunch and dinner May-September. Glass fire pits, tornado lanterns, and live outdoor entertainment. Free valet, transient dockage, and a full raw bar. Do not miss the opportunity to visit this venue in the summer.



21. Gurney’s Newport Resort & Marina – Newport
A luxurious getaway that is the perfect escape for anyone. This sprawling seaside resort features ocean views, poolside cabanas, and wellness services. Located on Newport’s Goat Island.