Ok, so Im a little bit late to the show, but the first one just came to my area late summer. Seems this place gets a bad rap on some of the regional boards. While it is a bit on the pricey side, I find it to be well worth the money and in all honesty not alot more expensive than some ice cream shoppes. Now that RI no longer has a reliable ice cream chain, with the demise of Newport Creamery and the bankruptcy of Friendys, Pinkberry seems to have more than filled that void. In addition it isnt nearly as bad for you so the guilt is greatly reduced.
My favorite is the Mango/Pomegranate swirl with fresh pineapple and granola.....a little bit of heaven.
I love Pinkberry and was thrilled when the Garden City location opened. The pomegranate flavor is seasonal and it's one of my favorites, particularly when topped with blueberries and chocolate chips. The peanut butter flavor they recently had was wonderful, but quite rich.
I thought Newport Creamery was still open. Did the rest of them close?
There are far more reliable ice cream places in RI than Newport Creamery and Friendly's. Personally I love the Daily Scoop in Barrington and Brickley's Ice Cream in Narragansett. Both make their own ice cream on site and are fantastic. If you're close to the MA border, Somerset Creamery is great too. If I remember right, Pinkberry is also more expensive than any of these places. I happen to prefer ice cream far more than frozen yogurt so that's a plus as well.
Personally, I didn't think Pinkberry was that great the first time I went, and I won't be back unless my friends who insist that Pinkberry is amazing drag me there.