The Islander: For a taste of spring Chinese style


If you salivate at just the thought of the syrupy sticky wings at The Islander in Warwick, then join the crowd. Most people who frequent this popular spot for Asian cuisine know those Islander Wings well, along with many other favorites from their appetizing and very affordable menu. Try the old favorites, such as their Sweet & Sour Chicken ~ golden batter-dipped chicken in a sweet red cherry and pineapple sauce (for only $8.20). Or challenge your palate with something a little more daring, like Lobster Gai Kew ~ tasty chunks of lobster and tender chicken, with pea pods, water chestnuts and bok choy (all for only $13.75) If your mouth is watering, then what are you waiting for? Head on over to The Islander today.

At The Islander, you will find a lengthy assortment of appetizers, main dishes, fried rice, chow mein, chop suey, egg foo yong and special combination platters. The choices are endless and varied, offering something for literally every taste. For those with a fondness for American fare, there are plenty of classic favorites to satiate your hunger. If vegetarian is your preference, you can enjoy many dishes such as the Spicy Tofu Vegetables - slices of bean curd, mushrooms and vegetables in a chili-seasoned sauce. There is even a children's menu for your finicky tots and tweens. Finally, The Islander also has a full bar which serves cold draft beer along with a broad selection of refreshing tropical, virgin and frozen drinks to tackle those summer-size thirsts!

What you won't see listed on their huge menu is one of the best features of The Islander ~ their waitstaff. The hosts and waiters, most of them loyal fans themselves, are warm, attentive and courteous. Many of them have seen generations of families pass through their doors, and have welcomed back regular customers who return after once having moved away. There is a real family feeling here - from the quality of food to the level of service.

The Islander is also the perfect place to host your next family celebration. If you are planning a party or get-together, then The Islander should be your first call. They will cater your next special event with their extensive menu and guaranteed prompt delivery. Or, you may choose to celebrate your special occasion in the restaurant where they can accommodate up to 80 guests in their private function rooms. Call today for details.

Visit The Islander at 2318 West Shore Road in Warwick. Hours are Sunday - Thursday 11:00 am to 10:30 pm, and Friday and Saturday from 11:00 am to 11:30 pm. Gift certificates are available and major credit cards are accepted. For take-out or delivery, call 738-9861.


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