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Johnny Angels Clam Shack

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523 Charlestown Beach Rd, Charlestown, RI 02813-1917
+1 401-419-6732
08:30 - 22:00
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Charlestown, Rhode Island
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32 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2017

The beaches are full of wonderful clam eateries. This is a good one, but more importantly, a fun memorable one...like an ice cream shoppe. Lots of them but you remember the good ones that happened to you when on vacation or just off the beach and hungry for a treat. Totally treat-worthy.

Thank Geo H
Simsbury, Connecticut
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86 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

Love the clam cakes and clam strips! A weekly favorite during the summer months. Love the coleslaw too!

Thank chessie333
Coventry, Rhode Island
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1,834 reviews
1,355 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 407 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 November 2016

food is good.price on the steep side due to I'm sure it is a tourist style place at the beach. good service.clean place.quaint.

Thank Barry N
Charlestown, Rhode Island
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 7 September 2016

It's a clam shack, but it's has some of the best clam chowder around (New England style). Very convenient to the Charlestown Town Beach-but don't be in a hurry to hear your number called!

Thank jane d
Delmar, New York
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3 reviews
Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Excellent clam chowder! Staff helpful. Food prepared well and quickly. Very near the beach and a kayak put-in.

Thank Susan K
Newport, Rhode Island
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27 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 August 2016

We go to the beach a lot there. Tried stopping in one day at 11:30 and was told to come back in an hour. Really? Can't you guys be ready for lunch? Anyways it looks like they hire kids so it is what it is. I haven't bothered to go back. There are much better places to choose from but... More 

Thank denamy1
Brookline, Massachusetts
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25 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

We love the fish and chips here. It is a bit pricey and it always takes longer than it should for orders to come up. But the food is terrific.

Thank KarenSF444
Ossining, New York
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40 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 August 2016

For the sea-side experience this is the real thing but don't expect interesting or really carefully cooked fish.

Thank Catherine R
Southbridge, Massachusetts
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 August 2016

Great ambiance, sunsets, sea air, picnic style/summer/sunset "dining"!! If you are a "foodie" or love your condiments, want vegetables/any healthy then this place is not for you. BUT if you love simple fresh fried food you will love! The seafood is fresh. There is nothing that is not fried here and not one vegetable on the menu. (tiny side of... More 

Thank shoshikn
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35 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

Had an awesome time at Johnny's! The lobster rolls are to die for as well as the clam strips. If you're going to do the lobster roll they do it right here cold in Aeol mayo, and right near the beach so it's not that far of a stroll. Great scenery you're right near Marina see you get to see... More 

Thank Andrew F

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Seafood
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
08:30 - 21:00
08:30 - 21:00
08:30 - 21:00
08:30 - 21:00
08:30 - 21:00
08:30 - 22:00
08:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 523 Charlestown Beach Rd, Charlestown, RI 02813-1917
  • Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  South County  >  Charlestown
  • Phone Number: +1 401-419-6732

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?