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Middle of Nowhere Diner

222 Nooseneck Hill Rd, Exeter, RI 02822-2101
+1 401-397-8855
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good37%
  • Average8%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“home fries” (11 reviews)
“eggs” (11 reviews)
“toast” (6 reviews)
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07:00 - 19:00All hours
American, Diner, Delicatessen, Vegetarian Friendly
222 Nooseneck Hill Rd, Exeter, RI 02822-2101
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Needed dinner on our drive to Newport and stopped at this local diner. What a great idea! Full of locals by the time we left. Good food and very friendly service. Give it a try!

Thank Cathy C
Reviewed 1 week ago

you have to try it for yourself -- what an excellent place for any meal any time of day we've tried it all- we have never had a bad experience -- the staff are the best and always on their game...friendly helpful and courteous

Thank heracr
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I stumbled onto this gem of a diner when we were riding a motorcycle on a back road. This is the place that you must come to. It is nothing fancy inside but the food is the best! It's everything you would...More

Thank jcmcgg13
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Heading to Providence and decided too far to wait to eat so googled and this place came up. Great find!. Wonderful fresh seafood platter, clam chowder and calimari. Small place but really good food... Literally in the middle of no where.

Thank mjb10001
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Clam Strip meal $12 large, fresh deliciously crisp yet not overdone. Mom had the chicken parm $10, homemade sauce chicken was juicy and delicious. Not 5 stars because there were 3-4 dirty (unbussed) tables and a couple of plates left over on the counter. Fast,...More

Thank jamie w
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This little restaurant has the most delicious home-made food. The prices are so reasonable. The staff is super friendly, and you will never leave there hungry.

Thank darlenec541
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

Stopped in for lunch as the name is intriguing. The food was great I had a tuna club comes with fries for 8.99 my husband had a cheeseburger for 6.89. Large portions of food and good service.

Thank Cindy L
Reviewed 25 July 2017

The decor is very dated but don't let that stop you. The staff was friendly and attentive. My food was out minutes after we ordered, and they were busy. We went for breakfast and the plates were overflowing. I recomend the hash if you like...More

Thank WGRITravel
Reviewed 21 July 2017

Based on recommendations from the hotel, we made a short trip to this diner. It IS a diner, but the red and white chowders are superb (Manhatten and New England). Large menu. Bro had liver and onions and said it was the best he ever...More

Thank emariejon
Reviewed 20 July 2017

My family and I love stopping here because the food is just to die for! The service is very friendly and efficient and with every meal, you are never disappointed! I would definitely recommend that any and every person stop in to eat a wonderful...More

Thank Kate G
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Susan H
14 April 2016|
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Response from Cynthia T | Reviewed this property |
Yes there are a few fishselections. Usually on the menu as a special. Anything you order is good though so you cannot go wrong
Mary L
10 April 2015|
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Response from Barry N | Reviewed this property |
go to exit 5a to the end,turn right for half mile it will be on your left hand side. good food and plenty of it. off of 95 S RI
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 222 Nooseneck Hill Rd, Exeter, RI 02822-2101
  • Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  South County  >  Exeter
  • Phone Number: +1 401-397-8855
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