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Le Central

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483 Hope St, Bristol, RI 02809
+1 401-396-9965
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5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tue - Sun 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dessert, Brunch, Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Description: Farm to table neighborhood French bistro serving modern versions of French...
Farm to table neighborhood French bistro serving modern versions of French classics.
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  • 55
    Excellent
  • 25
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 5
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  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
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Usually go to stimulus dinners. Its $35 per person and you receive 2 parings of wine, appetizer, entree and dessert. This is a charming place right on Hope Street (the main street) in Bristol. French cuisine which I enjoy.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
Linney57
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Bristol, Rhode Island
Good for:
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
  • Large groups
  • Romantic
  • Entertaining clients
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English first
Bristol, Rhode Island
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Usually go to stimulus dinners. Its $35 per person and you receive 2 parings of wine, appetizer, entree and dessert. This is a charming place right on Hope Street (the main street) in Bristol. French cuisine which I enjoy.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 NEW

Enjoyed lunch here and found the food especially delicious and served with a smiling and knowledgeable waiter. Best restaurant in the greater southern RI area!

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jesse j, Owner at Le Central, responded to this review

Thank you! Always appreciate a compliment! Merci! More 

Amelia Island, Florida
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Loved it. Great for large family get togethers as well as small. Outstanding menu and food as well as service! Highly recommended.

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jesse j, Owner at Le Central, responded to this review

Merci beaucoup! We appreciate the response and look forward to seeing you soon. More 

Seattle
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

Visiting once again in Bristol, but this time we were guided to what must easily be the best restaurant in the area. Impeccable service, a small but excellent menu and perfectly prepared dishes. It's clear that management cares about food and its prep; each selection was a pure delight and served by a well trained staff. Unlike many others, this... More 

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jesse j, Owner at Le Central, responded to this review

Thank you B****'s of Seattle! It was a pleasure meeting you and have a great and delicious trip back! Merci! More 

Massachusetts
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231 reviews
179 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 180 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

The menu selection, ambiance, and service are very good, but the food did little to distinguish itself from many other places. Something is missing: you can sense that the kitchen is only one step away from being the type of place you would put in your regular rotation... We started with a dozen oysters, a couple of which were less... More 

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jesse j, Owner at Le Central, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent review, but I'm sorry you didn't leave with an outstanding impression. Did you tell your server of the issues? We pride ourselves in responding quickly to any issues a guest is having in order to satisfy them while they are here. As you noted in your review, most of your experience was enjoyable and I'm... More 

Bristol, Rhode Island
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25 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

I have been a devoted patron since its opening in November 2006. Consistently good and innovative. It changed the eating landscape in Bristol forever. Some of the dishes are not necessarily my taste or my favorites but just about everything on the menu is homemade and excellent quality. Kudos to a fine restaurant.

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Boston
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 via mobile

Lots of classic French dishes with nice New England touches. Local cheeses and veggies are used when possible. Steak Frites are outstanding. The fries are incredible. All the salads are interesting with house made dressings.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

Very underwhelmed and disappointed with this place today. My family and I ate at Le Central for a Mother's Day Brunch this morning. When we were seated and got the menus that read "Mother's Day" I noticed right away that a particular item on the menu was priced higher than usual, I asked our server if the regular brunch menu... More 

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jesse j, Owner at Le Central, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Gillian, I'm very sorry to hear that you had a less than wonderful experience on Mother's Day. Did you let your server know that there was an issue with the sandwich and root vegetable portion? I just want to make sure that your concern wasn't ignored. Regarding the menu prices, we did post the menu online, in an... More 

Providence, Rhode Island
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

A beverage, a slice (or two) of buttered bread and laughter. It was exactly what I needed for a mid-week escape. Oh and dinner! A perfectly done steak and a fresh green salad. I almost forgot to mention the onions in a luscious red wine reduction. Like I said, delicious.

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Warren, Rhode Island
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 135 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

I recently visited Le Central for the first time with my girlfriend and parents. We arrived early, at 5, and were asked to sit where we wanted, which was great! While it wasn't very busy initially, especially for a Saturday, as we ate, more guests arrived. The fresh bread and soft butter was perfect while waiting for our entrees. Service... More 

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Additional Information about Le Central

Address: 483 Hope St, Bristol, RI 02809
Phone Number: +1 401-396-9965
Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Bristol
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 2:00 pm  5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm  11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm  11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm  11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm  11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm  11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 15 - 40
Cuisine: French, American, Mediterranean, Bistro

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 483 Hope St, Bristol, RI 02809
  • Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Bristol
  • Phone Number: +1 401-396-9965

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 15 - 40
  • Cuisine: French, American, Mediterranean, Bistro

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Doing business, Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic, Entertaining clients

Description

Farm to table neighborhood French bistro serving modern versions of French classics.
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm

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