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Persimmon Restaurant

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31 State Street, Ofc 1, Bristol, RI 02809-1824
401-254-7474
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5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • 137
    Excellent
  • 17
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
I was ipressed

We have been at Persimmon before and have always enjoyed a creative meal, so we are not surprised that tonight everything was Micheln Star standard. I was impressed by the waiter ironing the table cloth once it was laid on the table so that you will not see any lines once you are seated, i felt... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Nicola R
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Hamilton, Bermuda
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Bristol, Rhode Island
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We arrived without reservation thinking that in the winter it is not a problem. We were wrong. The place was full, but after a relatively short wait at the bar they somehow managed to find us a table. The menu is somewhat limited, but everything looked good. My husband had a sampling menu, which, though a bit pretentious, was nonetheless... More 

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Thank Mari R
Hamilton, Bermuda
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been at Persimmon before and have always enjoyed a creative meal, so we are not surprised that tonight everything was Micheln Star standard. I was impressed by the waiter ironing the table cloth once it was laid on the table so that you will not see any lines once you are seated, i felt that was a true... More 

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Thank Nicola R
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

This is the best resturant in Rhode Island. The food is superb and the service is wonderful. It doesn't matter what you order, everything is cooked perfectly. The sous vide rib eye is unforgettable. This is a perfect resturant for someone who enjoys cooking.

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Thank Lee Ann N
Rhode Island
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

Because it is a bit pricey, we save Persimmon for special occasions- our birthdays, anniversary and Valentines Day. The food is amazing. Fresh, creative, perfection. There are not enough accolades.

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Thank katessa9
Bristol, Rhode Island, United States
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

The entire experience at Persimmon is consistently elegant and flavorful! Everything is thoughtfully crafted and presented. Thanks Chef for choosing Bristol!

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1 Thank Blithewold M
Bristol, Rhode Island
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

the service is top notch and the atmosphere is perfect for a special occasion. The food is always unique and the presentation is unbelievable

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Thank Mary Ann Q
Barrington
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2015

Food love abounds in the kitchen. Every dish presented was prepared with exact consideration and style. The flavors and quality of ingredients were top of top shelf. I have never had a bad meal here. Dining here is an experience you will share with friends and relive each time you remember the delicious meal created for you.

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Thank 756pennym
Las Vegas, Nevada
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2015

We celebrated our anniversary there with our two children and their wives. Food was beautifully presented and delicious. Tasting menu with paired wines was wonderful and unbelievably good. If you have a special occasion, this is the place to go in Bristol.

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Thank Eagles4me
Philadelphia
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256 reviews
187 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2015

Awesome place. You will dine at another restaurant like it...well maybe you will but not very often. The flavor combinations and designs are equisite. Portion sizes are great, and I left there feeling satisfied. I read all the reviews on Yelp and TripAdvisor and thought that I needed to experience this place. You can visit Blithewold by day (since you... More 

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1 Thank AlannaB490
Little Compton, Rhode Island
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28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2015

High end restaurant just off Hope street in downtown Bristol. Quality, innovative menu with excellent service. Has a NY city feel in a small corner of this town. Recipes utilize local products, presentation is delightful - most recipes fulfill their promise of excellence.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 31 State Street, Ofc 1, Bristol, RI 02809-1824
  • Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Bristol
  • Phone Number: 401-254-7474

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 25 - 100

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?