Food + Drink

Best Seafood on Block Island

Block Island is known for its seafood like lobster, oysters, and fish, pulled from the surrounding cold water. Any trip to our boutique hotel Block Island Beach House calls for a night out enjoying the island's freshest catch. From oysters on the half shell to steamed lobster, these seafood restaurants on Block Island have fresh, locally-caught seafood on the menu. Dine at any of these restaurants for some of the best seafood on Block Island during your stay at our boutique Block Island hotel in the heart of New Shoreham.

Dead Eye Dick's | 218 Ocean Avenue, New Shoreham | (401) 466-2654

This casual waterfront spot will meet all your New England seafood needs. From lobster rolls and crab cakes to fish and chips and raw clams and oysters, you'll find it at Dick's. Of course, it's on the water, since no seafood spot is complete without a waterview. Grab a seat on the covered deck overlooking New Harbor and enjoy one of the best seafood lunches or dinners on Block Island.

Block Island Oyster Bar & Grill | 79 West Side Road, New Shoreham | (401) 466-2110

Head north of town to this waterfront raw bar for perfect sunsets and oysters on the half shell. Overlooking Great Salt Pond with plenty of patio seating, this seafood restaurant feels like a secret hideaway. Block Island oysters are served several different ways, from on the half shell to grilled and topped with Parmesan. Make a statement with the Salt Pond Spectacular—oysters topped with caviar and served with a bottle of Veuve Clicquot Champagne. A dinner menu of traditional seafood entrees and the signature steamed mussels make for a nice night out.

The Spring House | 52 Spring Street, New Shoreham | (401) 466-5844

The Spring House is known for using in-season produce and local foods, so you can imagine the seafood menu is strong here. Enjoy regional specialties like littleneck clams with chorizo, stuffed cherrystone clams, or the crispy calamari with hot peppers. The tables on the porch overlooking the water are the best seats in the house on a warm summer night. Enjoy the full fine dining experience or come for drinks and appetizers on the porch.