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Hitching Post Incorporated

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Post Rd, Charlestown, RI 02813
401-364-7495
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11:30 am - 8:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 8:00 pm
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Charlestown, Rhode Island
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great very friendly and personal service. The prices are more than fair we had chowder and clam cakes. The chowder is an authentic RI clear chowder, with plenty of fresh clams. The clam cakes were light airy, full of clams and not the least bit greasy. After 30 years in the seafood business I can say the best I have... More 

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Thank ralph02813
Rhode Island
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164 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I came here many years ago and vaguely remembered it being ok. Times have changed! We called in our order to expedite the process as it was a Saturday early evening and we waited 30 minutes for nothing! The Fried trout with clam fritters were awful. The chowder was more like dirty dish water with potatoes floating in it. Bay... More 

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Thank Lynn B
Bodega Bay, California
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Best clam fritters and clam chowder that I've tasted anywhere! Service is excellent.Wait staff friendly. Great for the family! They have the most beautiful picnic area in the back!

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Thank Todd_LaPorte
Hartford, Connecticut
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169 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went there The other evening for dinner. Got the whole belly clam roll. It was great. The roll was full over the top and the fries were good. While it's not 5 star dining it is a great place for a casual meal.

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Thank Travelloverdelmundo
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016

Tradition place to go for clam cakes. People can't wait for it to open for the chowder and clam cakes. I've been going there for years so what can I say. I also worked for the family that owns the place a million years ago. Not much has changed. Place is still packed on the weekends. People love those clam... More 

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Thank Gee M
Massachusetts
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99 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

We were on a long car trip and this was a good time to stop... It may not look like much from the outside... We ate inside (because it was cooler). The Rhode Island clam chowder (clear!) was really tasty --- like the sea -- one of the best ever. The clam fritters were really good... The lobster roll was... More 

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Thank 1Nicole
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 via mobile

We were looking for seafood and a bit of air conditioning to get out of the heat! We found both. Great menu and service. If you use a credit card, be sure to bring cash as you can't tip on the credit card.

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Thank klue70
Springfield, Massachusetts
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

How anybody can give this abomination of a restaurant a good review is beyond me. I dont mind paying for expensive food if it is actually good but the food here is embarrassing. I went there with friends, we were a party of 4 so we ordered a variety of items on their menu and everything was terrible. The chicken... More 

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Thank Brandon1160
South Glastonbury, Connecticut
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

Clam fritters are the best around, clam chowder, good, but would not order anything else. They are not good at cleaning the picnic tables every coulple hours, probley once ever few days, if that.

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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

They are expensive, just 4 pieces of chicken fingers is $7 and if you add to make a dinner $3 which is total $10 for 4 pieces chicken finger and French fries not included drinks. When you order, they will not give you a receipt. They will just call your name if the food is ready. My daughter is hungry... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Soups, Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 8:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Post Rd, Charlestown, RI 02813
  • Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  South County  >  Charlestown
  • Phone Number: 401-364-7495

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