Eat Local Dining Guide
Enjoy locally grown vegetables and fruit, locally-raised meat and poultry, locally landed seafood, locally farmed shellfish and locally crafted artisan foods at the following establishments.
Bakeries: These bakeries produce everything from fresh bread to cupcakes. You can enjoy coffee and tea on many of their premises.
Cafés/Delis: Some of these informal restaurants offer a range of hot dishes while others serve made-to-order sandwiches and coffee.
Caterers: Rhode Island has a budding catering scene with everything from raw foods to homemade ice cream available. Whether in a ballroom or for an intimate family event, these caterers will use local ingredients to suit your needs.
Contemporary American: Contemporary American cuisine uses a variety of cooking styles and draws influence from both traditional European and Asian cooking. The focus is on fresh, seasonal and locally produced ingredients. Find everything from upscale comfort food to fine dining.
French-inspired: These restaurants use classical French cooking techniques and offer traditional dishes with contemporary twists.
Italian: The offerings at these restaurants reflect Rhode Island’s local ingredients in traditional and inspired Italian cuisine. Look beyond Federal Hill to uncover these Italian gems.
Mexican: These Mexican-inspired restaurants offer a casual fare packed with flavor.
Seafood: Rhode Island is famous for its outstanding seafood and these restaurants offer quality local fare. Try Rhode Island’s legendary oysters and clams.
Taverns: Gather in these cozy venues for a drink and a hearty meal or some simple snacks.
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