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Best Breakfast in Rhode Island

JJChick Jul 10, 2009 09:41 AM

Hey Everyone, since breakfast is my favority meal and I can easily eat it for dinner just as well as in the morning, lol. I'm curious to learn where Rhode Islanders like to eat breakfast. I know Rhode Island Monthly does an annual Best of ... issue every year, but I wonder how many that are named "Best" are really the best or if their just really good supporters of the mag. No disrespect to RI Monthly, I love the mag, especially the Best of.. Issue, but I just want to hear direct from the people. I'll go first, T's in Cranston has a great breakfast and so does Brickway on Wickenden. You cannot go wrong at CrazyBurge in Naragannsett for breakfast, and there's this little tiny hole-in-the-wall place on the Swansea/Warren line called Mike's Diner. It shares a building with Eskimo King. The breakfast is awesome.. I got a cheese omelet, hash browns, toast, and a piece of ham steak for like $7, and it was all awesome. I'd love to hear from others to see where they like to go and have breakfast, brunch too. Looking forward to hearing from you.

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    Clams047 Jul 12, 2009 03:48 PM

    1 - Modern Diner - Pawtucket - perhaps the best breakfast anywhere, especially on weekends as the specials are limited on weekdays (order off the board - skip the menu).

    2 - T's in Cranston & East Greenwich - a bit yuppie & very large portions, but high quality. (As someone mentioned, skip the frozen, fried battered potato product - they are terrible - pay a small upcharge for the fruit.)

    3 - Jiggers in East Greenwich - classic diner fare, but high quality.

    4 - Cindy's in Johnston - classic diner fare - very inexpensive.

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    1. re: Clams047
      Gin n Tonic Jul 14, 2009 06:27 PM

      Wow, Cindy's. Never thought I'd see that dump mentioned here. It is, indeed, very inexpensive. I'll leave it at that.

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      wburhoe Jul 12, 2009 10:01 AM

      Another vote for Nick's for sure! Also just as good is the Sunday brunch over at Loie Fuller's. We also love the Garden Grill on the east side. Just came from LF this morning so I linked them on this post! Great food!

      Loie Fuller's
      1455 Westminster St, providence, ri

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      1. re: wburhoe
        invinotheresverde Jul 12, 2009 11:08 AM

        When did they start doing brunch and what are the hours?

        1. re: invinotheresverde
          wburhoe Jul 13, 2009 02:30 PM

          Earlier this year, I believe they're open for Sunday brunch from 10 - 2pm.

          1. re: wburhoe
            invinotheresverde Jul 14, 2009 08:20 AM


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        snowpuck Jul 10, 2009 01:34 PM

        T's in Cranston
        Annies in Newport
        Seaplane Diner on Allens Ave

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          Frank Terranova Jul 10, 2009 11:30 AM

          Nicks is great but the Best is if you advertise your in either viewers of editors choice its that simple T's I am a bit reluctant now a they cant cook eggs properly plus home fries are nothing more that frozen salted spiced and deep fried The English Muffin is nice only thing you better have one bit appetite they stack it up lol. The Seaplane on Allens ave is as old as you can find.but very nice also.

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          1. re: Frank Terranova
            invinotheresverde Jul 10, 2009 01:05 PM

            I'm a little confused by that first sentence.

          2. invinotheresverde Jul 10, 2009 11:18 AM

            Nick's on Broadway, PVD
            Julian's, PVD

            Agree with malyna that Modern Diner has amazing specials.

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            1. re: invinotheresverde
              mvi Jul 11, 2009 07:04 AM

              Love these two. As a family with a couple of vegans, breakfast can be tough. Julian's is especially vegan friendly.

            2. malyna Jul 10, 2009 10:51 AM

              Nick's on Broadway, Prov
              JP Spoonem's, Cranston
              T's, Cranston
              Modern Diner, Pawtucket (only order from the specials wall)

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              1. re: malyna
                Spaizy Jul 14, 2009 10:14 AM

                Spoonem's is just plain dirty... I wouldn't go there.
                T's is good
                Modern Diner - a little better food than T's

                I also like Downcity in Providence proper...

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