Iggy’s of Narragansett

Clam Shack | Hamburgers | Seafood
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The doughboy is a hot puff of fried dough served straight from the kettle after being blanketed all around with a thick coat of crunchy sugar. It is tender and just slightly chewy, like a doughnut but not so weighty, and while it goes with any seafood, it is addictive all by itself.

Iggy’s snail salad is a unique Ocean State passion that is super-garlicky and refreshing. We also like the Iggy Burger, which is a nice cheeseburger festooned with fried onions and peppers. On the other hand, we must say that an order of fried clams was disastrous: oily and brackish. Maybe it was just a bad day for Iggy’s clams. We’ll try them again … but with caution.

Note that this Iggy’s hours are seasonal. The other one, on Oakland Beach Avenue in Warwick, is open year-around.

What to Eat
Iggy’s of Narragansett, Snail Salad
Snail Salad
A reminder of the strong Italian character of so much Rhode Island cooking, snail salad comes glistening with oil and is redolent of garlic.
Iggy’s of Narragansett, Doughboy
Doughboy
Bet you can't eat just one. This is a single doughboy, plucked warm from the bag in which it was served. You can buy them by 6 or 12. Yes, they are nutritionally naughty: hot fried dough rolled in sugar, for heaven's sake, But any lifestyle that would disallow them is absolute evil.
Iggy’s of Narragansett, Fried Clams
Fried Clams
We thought it might be nice to enjoy a pint of fried clams on the side of our meal. It was not nice. These clams had none of the ocean sweetness or fragility of great ones. We're hoping it was just a one-day blooper, because we really like most everything else at Iggy's.
Directions and Hours
open now
Sunday11am - 7pm
Monday11am - 7pm
Tuesday11am - 7pm
Wednesday11am - 7pm
Thursday11am - 7pm
Friday11am - 8pm
Saturday11am - 8pm
Roadtrips
This restaurant is featured in the following eating tours.
4 stops | 37 MILES | 57 min

Snail salad is ubiquitous in the Ocean State. It is on Italian menus, seafood menus, and chicken dinner hall menus, a spotlight hors d'oeuvre at waterside picnic shacks as well as on linen tablecloths in fine dining rooms. Not a garden snail, the creature in question is a sea snail, what south Floridians might recognize…

Information
Price
$$
Seasons
Summer, Spring
Meals Served
Lunch, Dinner
Credit Cards Accepted
Yes
Alcohol Served
No
Outdoor Seating
Yes
Website

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