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Matunuck Oyster Bar

629 Succotash Rd, South Kingstown, RI 02879-5839
+1 401-783-4202
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good17%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“oysters” (482 reviews)
“lobster roll” (143 reviews)
“jambalaya” (38 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 21:00All hours
American, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
££ - £££
629 Succotash Rd, South Kingstown, RI 02879-5839
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Reviewed yesterday

You can't get a fresher oyster than here since they harvest them right on site! Service was wonderful and the dishes were excellent. Will definitely recommend this place.

Thank mac_and_mini
Reviewed 2 days ago

We were a party of 17 on a Sunday evening in August, with 5 young children. The host/manager/server went above and beyond to accommodate us. While we were on an 1hr wait they brought the kids bread/orange slices/cherries/crayons, ect. The food was super yummy and...More

Thank stacey1232017
Reviewed 2 days ago

Matunuck Oyster Bar lived up to its reputation! We were lucky enough to grab a table for two on the patio with only a few minutes wait. As a honeymoon treat, we ordered the Pass the Tower seafood extravaganza - WOW! The oysters and littlenecks...More

Thank GrlFryday
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Take it from a local long-time RI resident, this restaurant is the best seafood restaurant in the state! It is not your typical waterfront seafood shack, the food is very high-quality with a casual atmosphere and lots of outdoor/indoor seating along scenic Potter Pond. I...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 3 days ago

Brought there by my client who is a seasonal local, seafood, lobster, oysters and scallops were awesome, went back there a 2nd night in a row. True treat for Floridians, we never get such fine seafood

Thank 219howards
Reviewed 5 days ago

A good range of local oysters , longneck clams , shrimps etc. Very fresh produce served quickly and definitely well worth a visit. Prices are very fair and if you want to you can be in and out in just over one hour. This restaurant...More

Thank Michael J
Reviewed 6 days ago

We've been to the Matunuck Oyster Bar many times and never been disappointed with the food or service. We would love it if they started taking reservations.

Thank NYW W
Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived for lunch at Matunuck Oyster Bar at 11:30 on a Sunday. There were already many people at their bar outside the main dining area and others waiting in line. We were seated promptly at 11:30 and service was terrific throughout the entire meal....More

Thank David G
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great setting right on the water. Food is fresh and tasty. Staff is personable. We would go here more, except for the MANDATORY valet parking. The valets are running all over the place, jerking cars around too fast and stirring up loads of dust on...More

Thank mpowellinteriors
Reviewed 1 week ago

I went to the Matunuck Oyster Bar after hearing the "Rants and Raves" about it for years. I didn't want to go just because EVERYBODY was going there. Well a dear friend from San Diego visited and wanted Rhode Island Chowder, steamers, whole bellied clams...More

Thank William G
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Questions & Answers
25 May 2017|
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Response from KhRI983 | Reviewed this property |
It's diagonally across the street from I'm captain jacks. Yes Open for lunch but make reservations or wait a long time (in summer season). Btw free valet parking.
Jacqueline P
9 January 2017|
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Response from Donna G | Reviewed this property |
Don't know bout high chairs , very crowded on weekends so maybe call about the chair and visit on a weeknight
15 September 2016|
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Response from Kmwduquette | Reviewed this property |
By October they should be accepting reservations. They do not accept them in summer so it is best to get there around 1130 when they open for lunch and enjoy that meal.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
View, Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 629 Succotash Rd, South Kingstown, RI 02879-5839
  • Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  South County  >  South Kingstown
  • Phone Number: +1 401-783-4202
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