January 20, 2021


Free For All Food

Sherris Appear Along Inn makes it homemade in Coventry

COVENTRY  It’s no key that every restaurant in Rhode Island is struggling underneath the pandemic...


It’s no key that every restaurant in Rhode Island is struggling underneath the pandemic conditions. Sherri’s Come Together Inn in Coventry is no exception. 

They ended up shut right until Oct when they reopened for takeout and supply only. That was anything of a challenge because in the two years they have been open, they were all about eating in. 

“We by no means did a takeout company,” explained Ken Webpage. “Folks usually ate inside.”  

Pasta e Fagioli  soup is the kind of homestyle food found at Sherri's Come Along Inn in Coventry.

“If we make it by this bump, I imagine we’ll be Alright,” he included.

He opened the restaurant two several years back with his wife, chef Sherri Delfino, because “I’ve never tasted any food as fantastic as hers.”

“Sherri is the motive we did this,” he reported.

That’s an endorsement borne out by their enterprise.

Sherri Delfino cooking in the kitchen of her Sherri's Come Along Inn in Coventry.

With loads of opposition in town and close by, Sherri’s was successful in 2019. They have been in a position not just to capitalize on Sherri’s handmade Italian foodstuff but also on the history of their space, he claimed. 

The Occur Alongside Inn was the neighborhood go-to place, specially for the acquire of concert tickets in the 1970s and ’80s, said Web site. That nostalgia attracted buyers. The foodstuff retained them.

Following a 12 months of extensive renovations in 2017, Sherri’s opened with 40 seats and a menu of Delfino’s vintage Italian dishes together with meatballs, hen Parmesan, pasta e fagioli, broccoli rabe and sausage, stuffed mushrooms and much more such as chili and clam chowder.

Chicken Parmesan and stuffed mushrooms.

She begins cooking ahead of they open on Wednesday afternoon so everything is contemporary and completely ready to go. 

She grew up in the sector, getting cooked at the Bonnet Shores Beach Club and the Foster Country Club.

Web page is a specialized software worker who is on the street most days.

Although Delfino’s grandmother was Swedish, it is really the Italian foodstuff she appreciates most effective. In addition to producing her individual meatballs, she kilos her individual cutlets and cuts her individual eggplants. All soups are designed from scratch. 

And her partner is not the only just one who thinks it is really all excellent. 

Sherri Delfino and Ken Page of Sherri's Come Along Inn in Coventry.

Details: Sherri’s Come Alongside Inn, 402 Washington St., Coventry, (401) 828-8300, sherriscomealonginn.com. Open up Wednesday and Thursday 4-8 p.m., Friday and Saturday 4-9 p.m. and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday.

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The old sign signals the inspiration for Sherri's Come Along Inn in Coventry.
Signage for the Coventry restaurant.