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A woman standing behind the counter of Below Deck.

Dining Experiences

Below Deck

Your Stop for Sweet Summertime Treats

Below Deck is a candy and ice cream shop that also serves a whimsical assortment of goods, merging our passion for local goods with sundries and all things summer. Conveniently located along the walking path to the Ocean House beach, the indoor/outdoor Rhode Island dessert eatery and retail space offers 10 flavors of decadent, locally-made gelato, over-the-top sundaes and milkshakes, local Dave’s Coffee, and old-fashioned candy. On your way to the beach, browse a curated collection of retail items like luxury swimwear and cover-ups, sunscreen, reading material and more.

Below Deck Hours

Daily – Beginning June 21

10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Also Available in Below Deck:

Children's Birthday Parties in Below Deck!

Celebrate your child’s next birthday at Ocean House and create memories that will be cherished for a lifetime. Enjoy a private party experience in our exclusive Below Deck Movie Theater, which features three tiers of plush theater seating.

This luxury screening room and event space can be reserved for up to 20 friends and family members to gather with plenty of freshly popped popcorn, watch a favorite film from the Ocean House film library, and celebrate the birthday girl or boy with cake, ice cream, and other special treats!

Please contact our Catering team to start planning, including crafting custom menus, theme options, and more.

Availability & Reservations

Parties for up to 20 children and adults are available daily, in three-hour increments:

  • 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
  • 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

To start planning your private event and to book, please email for details and pricing.

Rhode Island’s Ocean House was the only New England hotel named twice in the USA Today list of Best Hotels in America, ranking among the ‘Best Destination Resorts’ and ‘Best Waterfront Hotels in America.

Boston Globe