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Evelyn's Nanaquaket Drive-In

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2335 Main Rd, Tiverton, RI 02878-3907
+1 401-624-3100
11:30 - 20:00
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Fri - Sun 11:30 - 21:00
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New York City, New York
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422 reviews
204 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 147 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

We had very traditional fried seafood, beer and watched the gorgeous sunset. Great outdoor seating Have to eat here again and again

Thank gregmNY
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

Super busy place in the summer, right on the water, great spot! Everything is fresh and well prepared. Staff is friendly and hardworking.

Thank Trish D
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

The view was great. The food was very good. The prices are ok, but not for the type of building where located. The bathroom was portible in the left side back of the building. Not good!

Thank Walter F
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Although the location is great - right on a pond with outdoor seating and a small dock. And they do support Singing Out Against Hunger concerts. However, I find them to be expensive and the food is not that great.

Thank Beachcomber2004
Berlin, Massachusetts
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

The place is a small, aged, drive-in restaurant with some tables inside. We visited last Saturday. The parking lot fills up fast and you will have to park on the busy road across the street. Inside, the air conditioner was drafty and uncomfortably cool. We were able to get a table near the window just under the AC unit so... More 

Thank James M
New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

Come for the food and enjoy the sunsets. Situated on a small pond of water with a view of the sunset is priceless. Add that to the delicious fried clams, calamari and lobster and you have the perfect New England dinner.

Thank gregmNY
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20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

First recommended by Guy Fieri (who I really don't like) we tried this little shack (literally) about 4 years ago and have been back about 20 times since. Never had a bad meal. I have my standard by now, a cup of chowder, the fritters and the Greek Calamari Salad. However, everything is great.

Thank Larry T
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Our favorite clam bellies - tasty with lots of flavor. The kids can't get enough clam cakes. The rest of their seafood is great as well.

Thank Dan A
Climax, New York
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20 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

We have been here several times over the years when we vacationed in Little Compton, RI. A nice place at sunset to have a casual dinner- lobster rolls,fried clams and clam chowder etc. Friendly service and good seafood.

Thank Brooke T
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

This place has been around for a very long time. Always good for picnic table shaded scenic view perfect for eating ri clam chowder and clam cakes. Yum.

Thank Joanne A

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Seafood, Soups, American
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, View, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2335 Main Rd, Tiverton, RI 02878-3907
  • Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Tiverton
  • Phone Number: +1 401-624-3100

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?