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Stanley's Restaurant

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535 Dexter St, Central Falls, RI 02863-2601
(401) 726-9689
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11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Takeout

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  • 13
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  • 4
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 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
    4.5 of 5 stars
love the Stanley burgers and a shake

great burgers for such little money.round balls that are smashed down and have been like that for so many years.Other places think they invented this but think again this is the original smashdown burger for over 50 years that I can remember. great thick shakes . also great soup in season or... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Barry N
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RHODE ISLAND
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RHODE ISLAND
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1,655 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 298 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

great burgers for such little money.round balls that are smashed down and have been like that for so many years.Other places think they invented this but think again this is the original smashdown burger for over 50 years that I can remember. great thick shakes . also great soup in season or sandwiches like clubs,etc. good quality,a great staff of... More 

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Thank Barry N
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136 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2015 via mobile

Had not been for a very long time . Not much has changed , cheeseburgers good as ever. Got to love the onions and pickles and of course the fries . This place is timeless

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Thank Budmanri
Boston, Massachusetts
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47 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015 via mobile

This is a local spot that has been around for a long time - back to when central falls had a large polish immigrant population. The founder of the restaurant, Stanley, was one. The burgers are diner style. Thin patties with grilled onions. You can get them with cheese and other toppings. They are tasty. A bit greasy but still... More 

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Thank BRCanning
Chester Springs, Pennsylvania
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75 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

I first discovered Stanley's when I was in college in RI. Thirty years later I sill make it a point of grabbing a burger here whenever I am in the area. I have inducted my children so we now have two generations of burger lovers. On our recent visit the four of us put away 10 burgers (i have a... More 

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Thank DMSMD64
Providence, Rhode Island
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 155 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

Stanley's is a local favorite. It is a typical burger joint with average food, but the sauteed onions on the burgers are amazing. Service is usually very prompt. Nothing sticks out about this place, but something about it keeps us coming back time after time.

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Thank Faloughi
Rhode Island
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 206 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

When I was living away I would actually stop here before heading to see my folks!!! Love the small greasy patties ( not gonna lie it's probably a heart attack waiting to happen and the burgers are thin) but two burgers with extra pickles and onions please along with a side of delicious fries - been my order for 55... More 

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Thank yaflincoln
Providence, Rhode Island
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Small place retro decor, but delicious burgers. Hamburg patties on a grill smothered in thin sliced onion with pickles., French fries traditional or unbecoming style melted cheese and meat. Top it off with a fountain drink. Prices reasonable.

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Thank Maria122805
North Kingstown, Rhode Island
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

I've heard a lot about them and was in Providence and went their on our lunch break. I got the stanley burger. The burger was well prepared and the bun was good but the sauteed onions that it came with overpowered everything else. I had to scrap them off it was such a strong taste, and I like onions. I... More 

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Thank TARNKTravel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2014 via mobile

Stopped by during a tour of New England. Visiting from the uk at the end of an 18 day holiday ,I was not anticipating to enjoy the fried food quite as much as I did ( a lot of over indulgence previously!).We ordered two double Stanley burgers, dirty fries and onion rings. The food whilst not huge was delicious and... More 

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Thank Marley196
Andover, New Hampshire
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103 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2013

Stanley's continues to be one of the best lunch stops serving delicious burgers and their Quebec fries covered with brown gravy and melted cheese are a must! Had the pleasure of dining at Stanley's with a young lady who was visiting from England and touring the Blackstone Valley area. She loved the 50's theme interior of the restaurant and really... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 535 Dexter St, Central Falls, RI 02863-2601
  • Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Central Falls
  • Phone Number: (401) 726-9689

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20
  • Cuisine: American, Delicatessen

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?