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Chopmist Charlie's

40 Narragansett Ave. (Conanicus Ave.) Send to Phone
401-423-1020 | Menu
A traditional New England fish house, Chopmist Charlie's serves straightforward “seaworthy fare” in the heart of Newport’s neighbor island, Jamestown.

Lunch & Dinner daily

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Chopmist Charlie's Restaurant Review

: Don't expect to be wowed by any of the preparations at this basic New England seafood restaurant. It’s a matter of choosing to have the main attraction baked, broiled or fried, and it's best to stick to the standards. You can't go wrong with the fish ‘n’ chips, stuffies (stuffed clams), calamari or chowder (the creamy white New England style or the clear Rhode Island Quahog chowder). That said, there are more salad choices than you might expect including Caesar, beet and dinner portions topped with steak and blue cheese or scallops and bacon. For dessert, give the bread pudding a go. Due to its location on Jamestown's main drag, Narragansett Avenue, it can get pretty busy in the summertime and on weekends, though we find better luck getting a table here on hot summer nights, when diners flock to other nearby restaurants that, unlike Charlie's, have outdoor seating. The expansive bar is a destination in itself, and the menu is a distinct step up from pub grub. You can get a sandwich for under $10, and they serve a quartet of hot dogs and condiments on a platter if you really want to go lowbrow. But the quaint and comfortable nautical setting will still make you feel like you're "dining out" rather than grabbing a quick bite.


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