The wine list is extensive, as is the list of cocktails. In addition to a Bellini (peach puree with prosecco), there's a red lady (pomegranate liqueur with prosecco). A current Tuesday night special (through June 27) are half-price Sicilian wines, and a Thursday night offer is fresh tortillas with devil-and-angel with any beverage purchase, especially good with Maria's red-wine Sangria. And, lastly, there's a half-price bar menu every night from 5 to 6 pm and 9 to 10 pm.

So, for a family outing or just a cocktail and seafood from the raw bar, Maria's is the place to be in Misquamicut. You can walk off the pasta and dessert at the nearby state beach, whose parking lot has usually thinned considerably by supper time.

Johnette Rodriguez can be reached at johnette.rodriguez@cox.net. 

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