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All 79 East Providence Restaurants

O Dinis Restaurant

579 Warren Ave, East Providence, RI 02914-2816
401-438-3769
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $12
Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: Portuguese
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
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English first
Chicago, Illinois
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

We're a couple from Chicago who love the generally unappreciated and hard-to-find Portuguese cuisine, haunted by past meals in Portugal and the Azores. While touring New England, we went here for my birthday lunch, and it was the best gift I could have gotten. This place is exactly the authentic, laid-back, food-centered restaurant we dreamed of finding. Bountiful and served... More 

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New Bedford, Massachusetts
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59 reviews 59 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

My friend and I came here for dinner on the recommendation of her father. The restaurant is small but the food and service was great. It was a typical busy Friday night. We only waited about 20 minutes before we were seated. Our waitress was very friendly and helpful with our meal selection. My friend got the Halibut special. It... More 

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Waterford, Connecticut
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

Went to O'Dinis for the first time for a surprise birthday for a woman who really likes traditional Portuguese food. The food was fabulous very traditional. It's a small restaurant where the locals go and it was packed. People were waiting outside the door that's how great this place is. The service was wonderful, very personable. Natalia our waitress was... More 

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Pawtucket, Rhode Island
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52 reviews 52 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

I have eaten here twice and I have read so many great reviews about this place, so I gave it another shot, still very average and over rated to me. 1st there is no real place to wait to be seated so you stand in a hallway which is crowded and cold, and it seemed to me that if you... More 

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East Providence, Rhode Island, United States
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62 reviews 62 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Friendly staff, very busy on weekends, I go for lunch. Great soups, and believe it or not steaks. Offer quail, rabbit, tripe and other odd ethnic dishes -different every day. A lot of good food for reasonable money. Try the flans and puddings......yummy

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Rumford, Rhode Island
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Went to O'Dinis last night and enjoyed a wonderful, authentic Portuguese meal. The place and small and fills up quickly, so plan accordingly. Can't wait to go back.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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35 reviews 35 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

I attended a Fado night which included a 4 course meal, live music. EXCELLENT! The food, the music, the hospitality. What a great place! thank you!

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Providence, Rhode Island
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

This restaurant has been here for a while. The owner has been in the Portuguese restaurant business for many years. It's a small place, what we would call a tasca somewhere else. But it's a pleasant family restaurant. Look around and you'll see mostly native Portuguese speakers having a happy time. This last visit I chose a special (I usually... More 

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013 via mobile

Great food ! Great service ! Chourico is amazing for an appetizer then any of the pork or chicken dishes are made to perfection

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Boston, Massachusetts
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92 reviews 92 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2013

Stopped in for Sunday lunch. Great specials menu and wonderful, friendly service. Great food with a few small flaws. Mixed seafood kebab was a overcooked. But had great flavor. Cabbage and carrots in side dish were cooked too long. Everything else was very good.

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Additional Information about O Dinis Restaurant

Address: 579 Warren Ave, East Providence, RI 02914-2816
Phone Number: 401-438-3769
Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  East Providence
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 0 - 12
Cuisine: Portuguese

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