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Iggy's Doughboys & Chowder House

889 Oakland Beach Ave. (Suburban Pkwy.) Send to Phone
401-737-9459 | Menu
Tasty fried dough sold by the bagful is a traditional summer treat --- and it's always summer at Iggy's.
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Iggy's Doughboys & Chowder House Restaurant Review

: Oakland Beach's heyday as an amusement destination --- complete with roller coaster, Ferris wheel and seafront skating rink --- was wiped out by the great hurricane of 1938. But Rhode Islanders still make their way to this sliver of shoreline in Warwick year-round to bite into a little taste of summer in the form of doughboys: deep-fried dough sprinkled with cinnamon, powdered sugar, or both. Iggy's also offers an unexpectedly diverse menu of seafood, albeit mostly of the fried variety. An order of fish ā€˜nā€™ chips served with white or red chowder and a side of authentic local clam cakes is more than enough for two to share. Like any good Rhode Island restaurant there's fried calamari on the menu, as well as a market-priced lobster roll, but the non-seafood side includes burgers, shaved steak sandwiches, and a variety of "grinders" (the local take on sub or hero sandwiches). There's always a coupon available for two fish ā€˜nā€™ chips dinners with chowder and clam cakes for $20. A second location by the beach in Narragansett's Point Judith area is open in the summer only.

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