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Hourglass Brasserie - CLOSED

382 Thames St, Bristol, RI 02809-1932
+1 401-396-9811
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Price range: $10 - $35
Mon - Tue 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Wed - Thu 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Fri 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: French, Contemporary
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Located in Bristol, Rhode Island our restaurant serves French inspired cuisine in a casual bistro setting. Our carefully crafted menu, an extensive wine selection, impeccable service and an elegant yet cozy atmosphere brings the best of Europe to your dining experience. Our constantly-evolving menu is based on season and availability of the freshest ingredients, yet we make sure to offer the favorites that our patrons enjoy

146 reviews from our community

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English first
Las Cruces, New Mexico
14 reviews 14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

This was my favorite restaurant in the area. Since we don't live there full time, was not able to become a "regular". Riz, We wish you continued success with your new venture in Providence. Please post where this will be. Dr. And Mrs. Khalid Khan Las Cruces, New Mexico

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Bristol, Rhode Island
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

The resturant closed last week . Hourglass will not reopen . New resturant to open Nov.1 new onwer new menu . Upscale Pub

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Hourglass382, Owner at Hourglass Brasserie, responded to this review

We would like to thank you and all our guests for your tremdous support over the past 5 years. Thank you for making us the no 1 and best restaurant in Bristol over the last 4 years and a must dine destination for tourists that visit our great town. But alas all good things must come to an end but... More 

Bolton, Connecticut
Senior Contributor
43 reviews 43 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Any fine restaurant that provides a little something extra between courses is usually a cut above, and the Hourglass Brasserie is no exception. Their Short Ribs were the best I've ever had. That combined with their trained and capable wait staff makes this a restaurant to return to.

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San Diego, California
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

2nd Time eating at the Hourglass, just good food and service. The owner chef always takes the time to say hello and ask about the meal. I would recommend this restaurant and my favorite would naan taco and short ribs.

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Boston, Massachusetts
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

We just had an incredible dining experience at the Hourglass Brasserie in Bristol. The atmosphere took us back to our dining experiences in Paris!! The menu options were based upon locally sourced ingredients- from fresh halibut to locally sourced vegetables, to spectacular short ribs, all of the selections were expertly prepared and presented. The wait staff was very accommodating without... More 

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Port Saint Lucie, Florida
Senior Contributor
40 reviews 40 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

My husband and I celebrated our 30th anniversary at The Hourglass Brasserie last evening. This is what dining should be. Our server was delightful, she recommended a great bottle of wine as we were unfamiliar with most of the selections. My husband and I shared the beet appetizer, which was beautifully served with edible flowers from the chef's garden. Prior... More 

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Bristol, Rhode Island
Top Contributor
55 reviews 55 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

I am from Bristol and eat locally all the time but have never really been tempted to go to this relatively recently opened restaurant. The menu online shows few choices that both my wife and I can agree on so we put it off; also we drive or walk past often and it is usually empty or not very busy... More 

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Hourglass382, Owner at Hourglass Brasserie, responded to this review

Dear Sir, Thank you for your recent review on tripadvisor. I'm sorry to hear you had a mediocre experience at the Hourglass. Here we strive everyday to give our guests that very special dining experience. I am local too living only down the street from my business. We locally source all our ingredients as much as we can in order... More 

Providence, Rhode Island
20 reviews 20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

We've eaten at Hourglass Brasserie several times over the last few years, but this visit was exceptional. We did the four-course tasting menu, and every dish was absolutely impeccable. Favorite dishes included the squid-ink risotto and lamb loin, although every plate was a delight. The service was knowledgeable and friendly, and the chef-owner even came around to make sure everyone... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Our friends introduced my husband and myself to the Hourglass a week ago, and the food and the service were outstanding. I ordered a poached lobster entree and the fish was delicious, delicate and lightly poached and the amount of butter was just right. Honestly I don't think I've ever tasted lobster as perfect as this dish and living in... More 

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2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

I am a foodie and this place is amazing! The service was outstanding, the food was beyond great-creatively presented, every bit of food put before me was an absolute adventure for palette. I travel and have eaten in many cities- but this place killed me! In a good way;) Now if I can convince them to open a sister restaurant... More 

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Additional Information about Hourglass Brasserie

Address: 382 Thames St, Bristol, RI 02809-1932
Phone Number: +1 401-396-9811
Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Bristol
Open Hours:
Monday 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 10 - 35
Cuisine: French, Contemporary

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