Summer Guide

10 Places for the Freshest Catch in RI

The best seafood and where to find it

The Bay Magazine ·

Ferry Wharf Fish Market: Live lobsters, local shellfish and live crabs available. Their fishing vessels are based right out of Point Judith. 296 Great Island Road, Galilee. 401-782-8088

Champlin’s Seafood
: Twenty five lobster boats supply Champlin’s with fresh fish from Narragansett Bay. Whole fish landings include flounder, haddock, shrimp, salmon, scup, tuna, bass, mackerel, butterfish, codfish, scrod, squid, herring, swordfish and more. 256 Great Island Road, Galilee. 401-783-3152,

Gardner’s Wharf Seafood
: Sits on Wickford Harbor, where fishing and lobster boats pull up to the back door each day with fresh fish, live lobsters, clams (littlenecks, cherrystones, quahogs and steamers), mussels and oysters. 170 Main Street, Wickford. 401-295-4600,

Anthony’s Seafood
: Offers fresh fish and shellfish. Local products include Narragansett Bay littlenecks and wild Narragansett Bay quahogs. 963 Aquidneck Avenue, Middletown. 401-846-9620,

End-O-Main Lobster
: Hard and soft shell lobsters available. Wickford Town Dock, Wickford. 401-374-5164,

Blount Market
: Fresh seafood and lobsters caught off of their own boat. 406 Water Street, Warren. 401-245-1800,

Dockside Seafood Marketplace: Produces fresh seafood on a daily basis from their own boats and also choose locally harvested shellfish and fresh fish from deep sea day boats. 2275 Warwick Avenue, Warwick. 401-921-5005,

The Newport Lobster Shack: They only sell what they catch off of Aquidneck Island, including a variety of lobster, crab and conch, to name a few. 150 Long Wharf, Newport. 401-847-1700,

Tony’s Seafood: Provides live lobsters, local shellfish and locally- and regionally-caught fish. 1365 Fall River Avenue, Seekonk. 508-336-6800,

The Local Catch: Fishermen-direct in-season fish available at area farmer’s markets and by ordering online. 401-284-1195,

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