Iggy Doughboys and Chowder House Iggy's Doughboys & Chowder House

Iggy's Doughboys & Chowder House

889 Oakland Beach Ave. (Suburban Pkwy.)
Warwick, RI 02889
Cuisine: Seafood / Desserts
Tasty fried dough sold by the bagful is a traditional summer treat --- and it's always summer at Iggy's.
Openings: Lunch & Dinner daily


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 ‘n’ 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 ‘n’ 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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