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One of the best Rhode Island clam shacksRhode Island is a fantastic place to enjoy some of the best clams in the nation. Check out a few of these Rhode Island favorites!

Aunt Carrie’s

This Narragansett family-owned mainstay served clam cakes as early as the 1920s. They’re fluffy, golden, moist, packed with clams, and delicious.

Today, they still sell these tasty morsels as well as other clam delights such as creamy clam chowder, whole belly clams, and other seafood marvels. Aunt Carrie’s food is all handmade, worth the trip, and the restaurant’s near the beach. How can you beat that?

Blount Clam Shack

Blount Clam Shack has two locations and they also sell clam cakes and chowder. Dunk the crispy cake in the chowder for the ultimate taste sensation. Of course, Blount serves other seafood treats too, including classic lobster rolls.

If you visit the location in Warren, you’ll enjoy waterfront views and live music on the weekends. In Riverside, you can take a ride on a historic carousel after you finish your meal.

Champlin’s Seafood Deck

Galilee is well-known for its huge fishing fleet and clamming and consequently Champlin’s serves some of the best clams on Rhode Island. They started in 1944 and today their restaurant features a stunning view of the channel leading to Block Island Sound.

Enjoy hard-shelled cherrystones and littlenecks as well as quahogs you can take home for a feast in your own kitchen.

Evelyn’s Drive-In

Since 1969, this Rhode Island classic has served some of the best clam cakes around. The restaurant sits alongside a pond in Tiverton, with a dock available for boaters. It offers great sunsets, too.

Whether you want to grab a meal and enjoy the view from a picnic table or pamper yourself with their great service on their patio, their food does not disappoint.

Flo’s Clam Shack Drive-In

Flo’s has served up clams since 1936 from its modest seaside location. Most people grab take-out clam strips, fried clams, hot clam cakes, or creamy clam- chowder and head to the beach overlooking the Sakonnet River.

However, Flo’s also offers a second location with plenty of seating where Middletown meets Newport. Besides awesome clams, it has a great view of Easton’s Beach.

Iggy’s Doughboys & Chowder House

These popular clam shacks are family-run and decadently good. They have one location in Warwick with stunning views and another on the shores of the Narragansett.

They sell almost anything made from the humble clam including clam cakes and chowder. Don’t forget to pick up a half-dozen doughboys for dessert. These small balls of deliciousness are dusted in cinnamon and sugar and an ideal choice to end your meal.

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