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Matunuck Oyster Bar

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629 Succotash Rd, South Kingstown, RI 02879-5839
401 783-4202
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11:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible

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  • 536
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    Very good
  • 29
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  • 11
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  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Rhody Proud - Matunuck Oyster Bar

This place is the Go-To place for fresh oysters. We've found it to be the best overall seafood place from on the northeast coast! The restaurant was recently expanded to accommodate seasonal crowds who clamor for a meal just a mile from the beach where it is located on a small salt pond. The serve... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
tom r
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Wakefield, Rhode Island
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Wakefield, Rhode Island
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is the Go-To place for fresh oysters. We've found it to be the best overall seafood place from on the northeast coast! The restaurant was recently expanded to accommodate seasonal crowds who clamor for a meal just a mile from the beach where it is located on a small salt pond. The serve staff is attractive and attentive.... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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47 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I am originally from RI and had never been to this restaurant before last December. I absolutely loved it. The oysters were delicious that I had a whole dozen on my own! The stuffies were also very good. The steamed littlenecks with chorizo were wonderful. Others raved about the fish and chips. This is a very popular spot and we... More 

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Charlestown, Rhode Island
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13 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I decided to have an early dinner on a weeknight in October. We have eaten many times at the Matunuck Oyster Bar and this time we decided to go when it wasn't so busy. We arrived and the valet kindly parked our car. I have always used the valet and I have never had any problems. It... More 

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Thank christineeliza
Boston, Massachusetts
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109 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

OMG...I'm so delighted to treat myself to lunch here on a beautiful summer day! Since it was a very warm day, I was hoping to dine al fresco under one of their umbrella tables yet it was busy so instead of waiting for one to become available, I was seated right away upstairs inside the restaurant. They had their large... More 

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Thank lighthouselady63
New England
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21 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This time I was there about 4-5 pm for drinks and apps outside. Staff was great food is always good. I've had the lobster roll on previous visits.

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Thank Merfaery
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16 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

What can you say it is a great place. The food is awesome. Not sure I could even find something to complain about. Outside bar set up if there is a wait. Place was packed and I only think it took 10-15 minutes to get a table. Have to the calamari, one of if not the best around.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015 via mobile

We went to Matunuck Oyster Bar as part of my fathers birthday party. We had reservations and were greeted in a friendly manner and greeted promptly. We were seated on the patio in December and I was instantly wary. My fears were for not. The patio was well lit, warm and had a great ambiance. The only thing that would... More 

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Thank L F
Charlestown, Rhode Island
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015

On our 30th anniversary, both in wedlock and living in South County, Ri, we finally had dinner ar MOB...I say finally as my wife is not fond of seafood and the selection otherwise is minuscule, I convinced her with all the praises entered both online and off. The service was pleasant. The meal was disappointedly very average. My stuffed lobster,... More 

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Thank Myke W
Columbia, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2015

My friends and I enjoyed a delicious lunch here in Matunuck Oyster Bar. Fantastic service, friendly and very helpful. Being lactose intolerant I was delighted to have a dessert, 3 huge scoops raspberry sorbet, delicious. Even though it was the beginning of Winter there was a crowd there proof is certainly in the pudding as they say!

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Thank cientje21
Atlanta, Georgia
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162 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2015 via mobile

I am tough on oyster bars and lobster shacks. Too many take their clientele for granted. Even if the food is good, I tend to give them a four star. Not this place. I had their whole belly clams and their lobster roll. I am a clam and lobster snob ... And found both to be great! My big beef... More 

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Restaurant Details

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: 401 783-4202

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20 - 25
  • Cuisine: Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Scenic view, Bar scene, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm

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