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The Cove Restaurant

3963 Old Post Rd, Charlestown, RI 02813-2552
+1 401-364-9222
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good34%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible7%
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Open Now
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
American, Bar, Seafood
$$ - $$$
3963 Old Post Rd, Charlestown, RI 02813-2552
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We dine here often enough to be recognized by the staff which adds to the comfortable ambience. Menu items have always been well prepared, particularly the fish dishes. House wines at $6 is typical, other choices at $8 a bit much. Many entrees are served...More

Thank Jim B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Cove is only about five minutes from our house and we stopped in recently for dinner. The place was pretty full when we arrived at 6:30, but it thinned out quickly. I had the fried Pt Judith scallops, which were plump and juicy. My...More

Thank genevaRhodeIsland
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The cob salad is wonderful, they also have great homemade rolls that come out nice and warm. I love the dinner specials too.

Thank Peter D
Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

After going here many times over the past decade, we've crossed this restaurant off our list. They changed their menu, dropping favorites like baked stuffed shrimp, and made the portions smaller on most others, while raising prices. The woman owner is unfriendly and sometimes nasty....More

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Reviewed 9 November 2017

Good, local seafood, obviously a locals hangout. Parking is limited. VERY busy on Saturday night - go early or late.

Thank Bettie B
Reviewed 4 October 2017

Had checked into our rooms for the night and checked out restaurants close by. This was about a block from where we were staying and we were really tired of being in the car, so this one seemed the right choice. Several reviews said they...More

Thank Valfie
Reviewed 24 September 2017

The Cove was recommended by a friend and the staff at the place where we were staying. Pleasant ambiance. Interior reminded me of a tavern but not overdone. Also had a pleasant outside terrace seating area. Staff was pleasant and engaged. The place was busy...More

Thank secetal
Reviewed 15 September 2017

Was in Charlestown last month and stopped in the Cove for lunch. Had a nice meal for a reasonable price. It was near the end of season, so not crowded. The food was good, and the price was reasonable. I would definitely try it again.

Thank daverate
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

This is great American bar food, with the added treat of the usual items one would expect in a New England -- superb fish and chips, and a lobster roll just brimming with huge chunks of lobster meat. Our waitress was pleasant and efficient, and...More

Thank Cathy R
Reviewed 13 September 2017

On our way home from vacation, we stopped here at 8:30 on a Sunday night (It closed at nine). The outside was rather dark and it didn't look too promising. Our party of three were seated immediately as the place was only about a third...More

Thank David P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3963 Old Post Rd, Charlestown, RI 02813-2552
  • Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  South County  >  Charlestown
  • Phone Number: +1 401-364-9222
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