Best Island Restaurants

The best island restaurants on Block Island is where the locals go. There are a handful of upscale eateries so try a different one each night! And don't worry about your attire: dress codes on Block Island are always relaxed and casual!

Go To Family or Casual Dining

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  • Eli's

    On Chapel Street. This tiny locals' favorite boasts big atmosphere. From the signature 'Tuna Nachos' to the 'Oregano & Almond Encrusted Rack of Lamb', the chef combines local ingredients with international flair. Get there early and put your name on the list, they'll take your cell phone number and call you when your table is ready. If there's room at the bar have Rosemary make you one of her famous martinis!

  • food, pasta, seafood
  • Manisses On Spring Street, just a few seconds walk from the Rebecca Statue is the Hotel Manisses and restaurant. The Manisses defined upscale dining on Block Island back in the 1970's. Today, this family business continues the tradition. Frozen in Victorian times, the parlors and gardens offer a romantic setting for dining. The cave-like basement houses a bistro bar and menu and the parlor upstairs serves table side flaming coffees.
  • Winfields On Corn Next Road. Next to the Yellow Kittens night club is among the best island restaurants. The rustic wooden interior is cozy and informal. The bar area has bistro tables to eat or drink at while you wait for a table in the dining room. The appetizers look so good on the menu, many patrons opt for multiple appetizers in lieu of an entree.
  • Harry's

    On Ocean Avenue. An eclectic mix of creative cuisine with plenty of seafood.

  • candlelight dinner
  • Atlantic Inn On High Street. The Atlantic Inn serves tapas on the veranda every sunset. Inside is the beautiful parlor and bar and a formal dining room. A perfect Victorian backdrop for a wedding or event, or a romantic evening for two. The atmosphere will prepare your palate for delectable appetizers and designer entrees.
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