East Greenwich

Welcome to East Greenwich

A charming hometown with a bustling Main Street and stellar dining
East Greenwich. RI is a quaint suburban community with a small-town feel that makes you feel right at home. This is an affluent coastal area of Rhode Island along the beautiful Greenwich Cove and 15 miles south of Providence. Professionals have easy access to the I-95 freeway, only two miles away. Whether for business or personal travel, the Rhode Island T.F. Green International Airport is a quick five miles from town.
The historic and walkable downtown area of Main Street encourages residents to connect with one another, family, and friends. Coastal luxury along the waterfront with East Greenwich's assortment of Cape Cod, Colonial, and Cottage-style homes for sale make this neighborhood an attractive place to live. Thursday Main Street Stroll, held once a month from June through September, is a hit with locals. Each month there is a different theme that the community can get into the spirit of, enjoying shopping, food, music, and more.

What to Love

  • A quaint and bustling Main Street with top restaurants and shops
  • Waterfront living is ideal for boating, kayaking, and beach fun
  • Thursday Main Street Stroll during the summer months
  • Commuters have quick access to I-95 and the airport
  • A variety of charming East Greenwich, RI real estate options to choose from

Local Lifestyle

East Greenwich is a luxurious community along Greenwich Cove in Rhode Island that is primarily residential. The charming and vibrant Main Street is a focal point with outstanding restaurants, shops, and a strong sense of community.

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

East Greenwich has a wide assortment of top dining options that draws locals to the quaint Main Street. The upscale Siena restaurant serves mouthwatering Tuscan-style dishes that will transport you to Northern Italy. Another Italian favorite is La Masseria RI, an elegant eatery with rustic flavors from the Puglia region. The Patio on Main is a family-owned restaurant that makes craft food, beer, and cocktails, specializing in gourmet burgers and sandwiches.
For a cozy date night out, Besos Bistro serves elevated New American cuisine sourcing fresh local ingredients. At Rasa Restaurant, your taste buds will be delighted when you bite into delicious Indian and Pakistani dishes. Whether you go for lunch, dinner, or cocktails, BLU On The Water has tasty seafood in addition to waterfront views at Greenwich Cove.
Main Street Coffee is the perfect spot to grab a great cup of coffee, a bite to eat, and enjoy both on the patio. Once you have your caffeine fix, Main Street has several unique shops to browse for clothing, home decor, a dog bakery, bridal, antiques, and more. Locals can find additional shopping at East Greenwich Commons. Each Friday from May through October, residents can look forward to shopping at the East Greenwich Farmers Market for produce, preserves, cheeses, and many handicraft items.

Things to Do

East Greenwich is a community that offers many outdoor activities for residents to enjoy. With proximity to the water, there are a lot of things to do along the marina and waterfront of Greenwich Cove, including restaurants, bars, and clubs. Those who enjoy boating, fishing, or sailing will love the convenient docking access to head out to Greenwich Bay. Kayakers and paddle boarders launch off from and maneuver along the shores of Greenwich Cove for its calm waters.
During summer, beachgoers can cool off and have fun at nearby Goddard Memorial State Park and Sandy Point Beach. Scalloptown Park is a lovely green space on the furthest point of Greenwich Cove that is popular for walking or biking on the trail, picnicking, or fishing.
On the opposite side of the cove from downtown is Goddard Memorial Park, which has 490 acres of outdoor recreational space. The park has numerous trails, sports fields, golf, picnic tables, and a beach that locals can enjoy. Avid golfers can frequent the East Greenwich Country Club, Goddard Memorial State Park Golf Course, and Potowomut Golf Club.


Top schools in East Greenwich are served by the East Greenwich School Department.
  • James H. Eldredge Elementary School
  • Archie R. Cole Middle School
  • East Greenwich High School


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