If you go, try the hot buttered lobster roll and the Aquidneck Lobster Co.....Excellent. There are several nice shops in the are also.
My family and I love this event. We attended for the second time this year and it's just lovely. All of the restaurants and bars have tents where you can purchase new england clam chowders, lobster bisque, fish tacos, craft beer, wine, desserts, lobster, shrimp, etc. Reasonable prices... and the live music was wonderful- especially the band who played the... More
Cute area and I didn't let the girl sitting in the info booth on Oct 6 ruin my mood with her bad attitude (but I will vent). We scheduled a 2:30 cruise and I simply asked if Gansett cruises had a sign because I couldn't find it and she handed me a brochure and rudely said, "I guess". Gal, you're... More
Shopping was okay, but a bit of a tourist trap. The dining at 22 Wine Bar was nice, but the patio would have been better if they weren't rebuilding the actual restaurant. I would recommend their red sangria though!
All the wharfs are great. Restaurants, shops, boats everywhere. We went on Memorial Day and it was packed but fun. A little ice cream, a beautifully behaved actual black lab outside The Black Dog shop, the huge boat anchor for my daughter to climb on....just great atmosphere and a perfect day out.
I personally like to walk a;long the water side and look into the Black Dog Shop and have a relaxing cop of coffee at the coffee shop behind the store. Pastries are great and the boats that are tied up there make you think of the 18th century waterfront you read about. We always look forward to this annual trek... More
we had a really nice dinner on Bowen;s Wharf. it was a short walk from the Marriott and the restaurant was really close and the food was excellent and the service was as well. We had a really nice night there. the shops were open Labor Day week and there were a lot of shops open and had a lot... More
there are so many shops, restaurants and little unique art galleries that could keep you there for hours - remember to bring quarters for parking - or parking fees in designated parking area could cost you a little bit
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