The Shanty

4.7
178 Reviews
$30 and under
American
OUR MISSION
The Shanty is a modern American restaurant pairing local farm fresh ingredients with unsurpassed service in a comfortable ‘locals' atmosphere.

We offer a great variety of craft brews and classic cocktails with a hint of eclectic. We strive to educate and inspire through food by letting the local ingredients shine.

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
  • Contact tracing information collected
What 178 people are saying
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Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant
4.7based on recent ratings
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food
4.7
service
4.6
ambience
4.5
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Noise · Moderate
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KathyR
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience4

love going to the Shanty...
small, cozy. and Ive never been dispointed with the food

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OpenTable Diner
New England
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything was great! New place on our list!!

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lorii
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall2food2service2ambience3

For a bar - it was the worst martini I have ever had- in a warm glass, need I say more. Then my burger was cooked through even though I ordered it medium. We felt rushed and ignore by the waitress. It seems like the place has gone down since last time we were there.

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KarenG
New England
2 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall4food4service5ambience5

The service was wonderful. Both meals were tasty. However the amount of beef in one of the meals was minimal for the price of the meal.

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OpenTable Diner
New England
2 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service amazing food overall great place to eat!!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on November 28, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent brunch for a reasonable price.

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vipShaB
New England
6 reviews
Dined on November 27, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We love the Shanty for dinner and take out. This was first brunch with them. Highly recommended!!!

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vipOpenTable Diner
New England
10 reviews
Dined on November 24, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great dinner date. Never disappoints

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OpenTable Diner
New England
1 review
Dined on November 21, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and service as usual

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OpenTable Diner
New England
1 review
Dined on November 20, 2021
Overall3food3service4ambience4

wings were delicious but some were undercooked

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DanaC
New England
1 review
Dined on November 20, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience3

A nice change of pace if you are looking for something a little different. Comfortable atmosphere, good service,

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OpenTable Diner
New England
3 reviews
Dined on November 18, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Best waitress ever!!!

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LoriS
New England
12 reviews
Dined on November 17, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Hadn't been to The Shanty in a while. Went for dinner to meet a friend and had a fabulous time. Great cocktails and shared a bunch of appetizers - roasted cauliflower, clams, crispy brussel sprouts.

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martha
New England
5 reviews
Dined on November 15, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

small menu, but delicious and creative, Gluten free options, too.

JA
JohnA
1 review
Dined on November 14, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Had a nice time. Food was good service was on time. Did not feel rushed. Found it enjoyable.

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vipOpenTable Diner
New England
2 reviews
Dined on November 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Exceptional experience dining at the Shanty. Creative menu, real drinks and stellar service.

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DeniseP
New England
5 reviews
Dined on November 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastic dinner and service ! Andrews,our server,was friendly, attentive and informative, and all our dinners ( 5 of us) were spot on perfect.

MG
vipMissyG
New England
7 reviews
Dined on November 12, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service, staff very friendly!!

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vipOpenTable Diner
New England
11 reviews
Dined on November 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always never disappointed when we eat at the Shanty

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vipOpenTable Diner
New England
3 reviews
Dined on November 7, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Yum! What a great meal, and cool ambience

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nickid
New England
5 reviews
Dined on November 6, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Three of us dined - we all found several menu items that appealed to us. We were all extremely happy with our choices . The service was outstanding- just right attention without being bothersome. And, the wine prices were so reasonable!
Will definitely return to try some of the other delicious sounding items on the menu.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on November 6, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

We went here for a date and also to celebrate our engagement. Our waitress congratulated us and asked us about it, she was very pleasant as was the rest of the staff. I told her that the salmon was some of the best I’ve ever had (yes, really) and she said “thank you, we appreciate it” like she hears it every day! Highly recommend. Incredible pricing for the quantity and quality of food served. We also got the seafood stew special and the pumpkin bread pudding for dessert. All outstanding!

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vipDoLunchNotDinner
Los Angeles
66 reviews
Dined on October 31, 2021
Overall3food4service3ambience2

It was ok. I think the food was very good (unique burritos) and the service was friendly and competent. The interior is a bit depressing looking and confused (is it a sports bar? If so, just 1 small TV on 1 wall doesn't cut it). If it's a real drinking bar, then it needs to be more sophisticated and more inviting. I would probably return for an early morning breakfast but never for brunch or dinner. Mehhh...

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HannaF
1 review
Dined on October 31, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The Shanty is wonderful! Delicious food, excellent service, reasonable prices. This is definitely a new favorite restaurant!

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OpenTable Diner
New England
6 reviews
Dined on October 30, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Awesome as always

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vipRobynC
New England
17 reviews
Dined on October 30, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My husband and I love the Shanty. We go there often. Food is creative and delicious.
Staff is wonderful.

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OpenTable Diner
New England
2 reviews
Dined on October 30, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food, drinks and service. A go-to place.

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Justine
New England
2 reviews
Dined on October 30, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Great brunch and great service!

RG
RinG
1 review
Dined on October 30, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I love the atmosphere and the service! Can’t beat the food and drinks!

JS
JackS
New England
1 review
Dined on October 29, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience3

Everything was great but it’s so loud in there.
Only complaint is the noise

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vipSteve
New England
6 reviews
Dined on October 29, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience5

First time eating here and I was pleasantly surprised. Very nice atmosphere and friendly service. Cocktails were excellent. Great selections available for dinner. Thoroughly enjoyed our meals, we’ll be back soon.

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BrendanC
New England
1 review
Dined on October 28, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Delish. Double charged us for dessert and didn’t take it off the bill which was frustrating but overall a good experience.

ML
vipMaryLouS
New England
104 reviews
Dined on October 24, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Menu selections, food preperation and service are all very good. A nice local and casual place to dine.

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JackieS
1 review
Dined on October 24, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had such a great time. The food was excellent and we didn't have to wait long for our brunch to come from the kitchen.

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Paul
New England
1 review
Dined on October 23, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Loved our server. Food was pretty darn good. We'll be back

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CarmenG
New England
1 review
Dined on October 22, 2021
Overall3food2service5ambience4

Server Emma was wonderful. Fish and chips were completely over done and we had to crack through the hardened shell to get to the fish. Pumpkin risotto tasted like nothing. When we told Emma about the risotto, she immediately removed it from the bill. We didn’t mention the overdone fish.
A few people had recommended The Shanty for brunch and we went for dinner. Based on the meal, we would not go for dinner again but may venture to try the brunch. I drive by every night and the lot is always full so maybe we just got bad meals. I wouldn’t recommend based on what we had, but I’d say give it a try

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MaryH
1 review
Dined on October 21, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Firsttime ther. Food was excellent. Service as well. Wine was pricey.

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Sam2015
New England
23 reviews
Dined on October 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

First time at Shanty, more than we expected, great food, great service. Can’t wait to go again. Neighborhood gem .

JJ
vipJiJa
New England
10 reviews
Dined on October 15, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great as always

SB
ShawnB
1 review
Dined on October 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Parking is a little rough better to carpool. Everything else excellent

FAQs

The Shanty offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (401) 884-7008.

The Shanty is rated 4.7 stars by 178 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.