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Hitching Post Incorporated

) #15 of 16 Restaurants in Charlestown €€ - €€€ American, Seafood, Soups
Post Rd, Charlestown, RI 02813
+1 401-364-7495
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  • Excellent24%
  • Very good22%
  • Average19%
  • Poor16%
  • Terrible19%
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“clam cakes” (7 reviews)
“lobster roll” (5 reviews)
“seafood” (6 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Soups
€€ - €€€
Post Rd, Charlestown, RI 02813
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Reviewed 18 February 2017

Have only been here a couple of times ,but the food has always been good.Definitely a favorite of the locals,

Thank steven s
Reviewed 7 January 2017

good quality,nice people and service. clean location.near the beaches clam cakes are the best known item sold.they are good. during the warm weather they have outside seating. indoor eating available. good place for family eating.

Thank Barry N
Reviewed 7 September 2016

If you need to drive up to a typical clam shack this is for you. There are picnic tables and indoor eating as well.

Thank jane d
Reviewed 27 August 2016

Very convenient location right off Post Rd. Just a few minutes the Charlestown beaches. Ordered their famous dozen clam cakes to go for $12..Very delicious, tasty and fresh hot clam cakes. I called ahead and my order was ready in 10 minutes. They offer casual...More

Thank snzrmatt
Reviewed 23 August 2016

This greasy spoon seafood joint serves up good enough clam cakes, hamburgers and other regional fried seafood at higher then greasy spoon prices. The service is good, and the outside dining would be much more enjoyable if the music was turned down a decimal or...More

Thank Timothy G
Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

The burgers french fries and onion rings were all good. The outdoor seating area in thr garden is beautiful and immaculate. Good place to stop for a quick bite.

Thank Toby N
Reviewed 4 August 2016

I want to like The Hitching Post. It looks like it's locally owned, certainly independent, and a little bit old school. But how long do they think they can serve a paper cup of fried breaded balls of nothing and call it "fried clam strips"?...More

Thank Anthony F
Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

Stopped here for a bite to eat but have to say the food has gone down hill- fries were so bad did not even eat them- clam strips not that great also! The only positive is they have s beautiful garden on their property you...More

Thank Karen B
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Driving by, you might not think this little building has the quality of seafood that it does. The lobster rolls were amazing, clam fritters tasty little buggers (get a dipping sauce), and their Rhode Island chowder is delicious. The people who work there are also...More

Thank Emily S
Reviewed 24 July 2016

These were probably the worst fried clams I have ever had. Greasy, overcooked and tasteless - they were so bad that when I tried to give them to my clam-obsessed dog, even she turned her nose up at them. If you want really good fried...More

Thank genevaRhodeIsland
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Open Hours
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Post Rd, Charlestown, RI 02813
  • Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  South County  >  Charlestown
  • Phone Number: +1 401-364-7495
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