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Monahan's Clam Shack By the Sea

190 Ocean Rd, Narragansett, RI 02882-1345
+1 401-782-2524
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good41%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“clam cakes” (55 reviews)
“chowder” (46 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
American, Seafood, Fast food, Soups
$$ - $$$
190 Ocean Rd, Narragansett, RI 02882-1345
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Reviewed 4 days ago

My husband and I stopped here for lunch when we arrived into town last week. The staff was very friendly and the lobster rolls were great. Would definitely recommend!

Thank teach1211
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

great food ,the price is great too definitely be back for more great food and it's at a beautiful location

Thank Sara H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We love to walk the sidewalk up past Narragansett town beach and back to Monahans for a casual picnic table lunch of clam cakes and chowder. They have a thick and creamy white chowder server nice and hot. Great spot for sitting out at the...More

Thank Christine D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went there opening weekend for 2018. I had the fried clam roll and the clams were plentiful and light. Fresh clams as well. The rolls was fresh and buttered/grilled inside. Came with fresh lettuce and it was quality lettuce. The flounder reuben was a...More

Thank Keesar
Reviewed 10 April 2018 via mobile

Every year I try to go to Monahan’s as much as I possibly can before it closes. Everything is incredibly fresh, well put together, and extremely flavorful. I could talk forever about their fish tacos, they are by far one of the best I’ve ever...More

1  Thank Grace K
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

What's not to love? Fried local oysters, wholebellies and lobster rolls. All while you watch the 12 meter yachts sailing in the sound. Anybody that wouldn't like that should be forced to work at Mar-a-Lago.

Thank Chet F
Reviewed 16 February 2018

My husband and I ride motorcycle, he loves seafood I am allergic. We went to Monahan's he of course got something like clam cakes or lobster roll , he asked about the French fries and was told they are fried with all types of seafood....More

Thank wasavoie01
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

Located on the Narragansett sea wall, this is one great little clam shack. I went in the off-season, so traffic was manageable, parking was doable and the wait was short. I tried quite a number of menu items over a couple of days. I actually...More

Thank SusanneCA
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

Great summer clam shack right on the ocean in Narragansett RI. Try their hot lobster roll. You won't be disappointed. And, the clam chowder is excellent too.

Thank dfasching
Reviewed 23 November 2017 via mobile

Everything looked and smelled wonderful so we ordered way too much fried food - especially since there was a line and we didn’t want to queue up again. We liked the stuffed quahogs best.

Thank Traveler65
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Susan L
25 September 2017|
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Response from Cathy F | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunately No, and you would think so since they have Lobster...Odd but no.
Kim S
11 June 2017|
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Response from Marinertoo | Reviewed this property |
No. But there's a liquor store nearby. And they seem fine with BYOB
Steevo L
27 August 2016|
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Response from tessa c | Reviewed this property |
Hi I asked them and they are unsure yet they will be closed two days a week but this will depend on their student workers
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
View, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 190 Ocean Rd, Narragansett, RI 02882-1345
  • Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  South County  >  Narragansett
  • Phone Number: +1 401-782-2524
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