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La Provence

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105 Thoreau St., Concord, MA
978/371-7428
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6:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 6:00 am - 7:00 pm
Sat 6:00 am - 5:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Seating, Takeout

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  • 21
    Excellent
  • 33
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
great selection of prep foods

It's too open for me to be very comfy eating here but it's the perfect place to pick up a pricey perfectly concocted prepared dish to take home and heat up. GREAT chicken.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
cathyhub
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CT
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Lexington, Massachusetts
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49 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The food here is good, mostly freshly made - they even make their own mayonnaise! But I have seen the owner speak meanly and harshly to workers - there is turnover. Nobody should be treated like crap and here - they do that. I don't like that. So, I rarely eat here, except when a friend wants to.

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Thank Lolabowla
CT
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52 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's too open for me to be very comfy eating here but it's the perfect place to pick up a pricey perfectly concocted prepared dish to take home and heat up. GREAT chicken.

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Thank cathyhub
Concord, Massachusetts
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182 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

La Provence is always reliable. The food is fresh and tasty. It is a local place so the ambience is not high end but it is functional. The quiche and the lentil salad are exquisite as is the bread.

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Thank Paul D
Key West, Florida
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50 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015

La Provence has maintained its presence and quality as other food purveyors have come and gone. Their fresh baked bread is the best.

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Thank axialcompressor
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31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015 via mobile

La Provence is a jewel located across from the RR station. You order at the counter and you can eat there or take your food out. The food is fresh and delicious especially the desserts. The menu is limited with sandwiches, quiches,soup, various salads, and drinks It is a wonderful place to meet friends.

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Thank Hellojudy
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3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2015 via mobile

I went with a friend who likes the restaurant. It was my first visit and it was busy since it was 1pm. We decided on the quiche with a side salad. You need to wait in line to order and feel a bit rushed when you do. The next step it to wait in another line to pay....which we did... More 

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Thank My Info H
Didier1326, Owner at La Provence, responded to this review

We are sorry the reviewer had a negative experience. On the day being written about, two staff did not show up for work, hence the lines. We endeavored to do our best under difficult circumstances, but of course that is not always enough. More 

USA
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134 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2015

Great selections of salads, sandwiches, soups, pastries and coffee. Staff was friendly in this counter order little local place. Cute areas to sit and eat inside and out.

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Thank melange1
Concord, Massachusetts
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

Hands down, the best place for lunch in town. The price for a 3-course lunch is very reasonable and the quality is outstanding! The servings are right-sized for lunch (though you'll be served almost 1/3 of a quiche!) and you can also buy wine by the glass. The staff is friendly and efficient. My favorite place to meet friends for... More 

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Thank Nancy M
Boston, Massachusetts
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20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015

The food at La Provence has been consistent since it first opened in Concord, right across from the railway station. The environment is charming for those who want to sit at a table. Order, then pay and wait for your food to be prepared. The beef bourguignon and salmon are tasty hot dishes, while a variety of quiches and salads... More 

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Thank Sharon K
Newton, NJ
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127 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2015

Didn't eat here but instead got two dessert items to go which were very good and a bit expensive, but we felt were worth the price. We would have eaten dinner here to sample their French menu, but didn't see that they had a dining room until we went there to pick up our dessert items. Too bad.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 105 Thoreau St., Concord, MA
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Concord
  • Phone Number: 978/371-7428

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 15
  • Cuisine: French
Open Hours
Monday
6:00 am - 7:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday
6:00 am - 7:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 am - 5:00 pm

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