Boat House Restaurant
Boat House Restaurant, Tiverton

OpenTable has released their 100 Best Al Fresco Dining list for 2016, the annual lists highlights restaurants that offer stunning views, regional cuisine and, above all, fabulous outdoor dining experiences.

The list of honorees is determined after analyzing more than five million reviews of more than 20,000 restaurants across the nation – all submitted by verified diners.

The list features restaurants in 19 states and Washington D.C., Boat House is the only restaurant mentioned from New England.

See the list – 100 Best Al Fresco Dining Restaurants in America

About The Boat House

The Boat House proudly celebrates New England’s natural bounty: fresh seafood, local produce, and nautical charm. Elevating the treasured “seafood shack” to a new level of innovation and excellence, the restaurant beckons guests to relax riverside and take in its expansive, award-winning waterfront views. Celebrated pastimes include sailboat and sunset watching with specialty cocktail in hand. If that sounds like your kind of fun, our friendly, hardworking staff invites you to share in their cherished corner of the Ocean State, tucked behind the gates of the Villages on Mount Hope Bay.

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