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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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“calamari” (10 reviews)
“fish” (7 reviews)
“burgers” (9 reviews)
Closes in 22 min
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American, Bar, Seafood
€€ - €€€
3963 Old Post Rd, Charlestown, RI 02813-2552
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Reviewed 6 days ago 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

Thank michaelkU4551EN
Reviewed 1 week ago

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 23 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 14 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 12 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
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

Often go here and have never had a bad experience and love the attentive service, the CWB(cranberry ,walnut,beet)salad, the burgers, the chicken parmigiana and the friendly, local feel. Beer and wine selection is great and sit at the bar and choose the sport event you...More

Thank chris d
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

We always stop at the cove , great food great service generous glasses of wine , what else could you ask for

Thank AVA327
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

The Cove is worth a trip from anywhere! Robin is the perfect owner/hostess and she and her staff make you feel like you're part of their family. Menu runs the spectrum so there is something delicious to eat for everyone. My favorite restaurant in South...More

Thank Cynthia M
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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, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
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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