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Jimmy's Portside Restaurant

) #36 of 67 Restaurants in Narragansett €€ - €€€ American, Seafood, Soups
321 Great Island Rd, Narragansett, RI 02882-5627
+1 401-783-3821
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good5%
  • Average20%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible15%
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“flounder” (4 reviews)
“chowder” (13 reviews)
“lobster roll” (8 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Soups
€€ - €€€
321 Great Island Rd, Narragansett, RI 02882-5627
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The lobster roll was terrible. The lobster was overcooked and very chewy and it tasted like it had sat and soaked in butter for a long time before I ate it. The color of the lobster indicated as much too. The bread was soggy and...More

Thank Emily S
Management response:Responded 1 week ago

You must of ordered the sauté roll, we sell so many a day I can't understand it. I apologize and next time your in town stop by I will make it up to you. I know there not cheap and my goal is to make...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First, let’s be clear about what type of place this is and is not. It is not fine dining. It’s a clam shack right across from the Block Island Ferry. It has a full bar but the wine list consists of 4 very cheap whites...More

Thank Tamjr
Management response:Responded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for the kind words we are glad you enjoyed them.

Reviewed 13 July 2017

The perfect stop on your way to Block Island as the ferry is right across the road. We had an early lunch on our way over - seafood for two of us, a so-so salad for one, and chicken fingers for our 4-year-old. The seafood...More

Thank Nancy N
Management response:Responded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for the kind words, hope to see you again enjoy the rest of your summer.

Reviewed 11 May 2017

I am a local and very aware that most people who go to The Portside are mostly tourists and people who use the Block Island Ferry. I hadn't been to The Portside in many years, but had a gift certificate, so my husband and I...More

Thank RITripper
Management response:Responded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for the kind words my mother and I work very hard to keep the place running strong.

Reviewed 5 December 2016

an older location and that is a good thing. very steady. you can sit and have a burger,or a sandwich and just relax near the water. wait for the ferry. parking lots in the area. day parking for the ferry all around you. I love...More

Thank Barry N
Management response:Responded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for the kind words we work very hard to keep the family tradition.

Reviewed 19 September 2016

We were starving for lunch and needed to find a place that had outdoor seating that would accommodate our dog. We got the white clam chowder, clam cakes (fritters), and fried bay scallops. The clam chowder was not the thick New England style, so we...More

Thank Liz D
Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

Just spent a week in Rhode Island determined to find the best lobster roll and here it is! Clean, unassuming place serving amazing food. Grab one on the way to the ferry!

Thank Leslie650
Reviewed 11 September 2016

They sell something called Clam Cakes which are a french-fried ball of dough with a couple of clam chunks in them. For flavor you have to dip them in something. These seem to be popular around here. We fed them to the seagulls then had...More

Thank capndrake
Reviewed 5 September 2016

We started with a special, 2 lbs of steamed mussels as our appetizer, delicious! The broth was great, waitress offered to package it for me, going to steam littlenecks at home with it! I had spaghetti with clam sauce , hubby had flounder fish and...More

1  Thank Timbie1
Reviewed 31 August 2016

Good stop. Decent value. thoroughly enjoyed a cheap double cheeseburger with those thin fast food patties. Not as happy with lobster roll, which had too much mayo and celery. Cheap beer.

Thank aloysNJ
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 321 Great Island Rd, Narragansett, RI 02882-5627
  • Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  South County  >  Narragansett
  • Phone Number: +1 401-783-3821
On the main street of Galilee right across from the dock of the Block Island Ferry.
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