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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

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  • 16
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  • 26
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 1
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  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
authentic french cuisine served deli-style in Concord MA

authentic french cooking, fast and delicious (they also cater). each day they have four or five home cooked lunch plates, good veg options, soups, fresh roasted chicken (wow). the dessert case has an excellent selection of fine pastries. their french ham and brie sandwich on baguette is fantastic... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 14, 2015
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boston, ma, usa
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English first
boston, ma, usa
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134 reviews 134 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

authentic french cooking, fast and delicious (they also cater). each day they have four or five home cooked lunch plates, good veg options, soups, fresh roasted chicken (wow). the dessert case has an excellent selection of fine pastries. their french ham and brie sandwich on baguette is fantastic, and you can even get a glass of wine to make the... More 

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Holland, MI
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195 reviews 195 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

Such an excellent place. I used take my daughter here when she was tiny. Now she's 12, and we still love it. Stop by in the morning for croissants or pain de chocolate. The palmiers are terrific. We like the quiche lorraine with the French lemonade. The red potato salad was a little too al dente on Tuesday; they needed... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

La Provence is a great place for breakfast, lunch or a little snack. Their bakery items are fresh, and their lunch items are tasty without being too heavy. I always like to get their 3-item lunch plate, with your choice of salads, pasta salads, and tuna or chicken salad. They have a good selection of drinks too.

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Concord, Massachusetts
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35 reviews 35 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

Just a nice easy going cafe. Amazing deserts. A french flair in Concord Center. All food is fresh and delicious. Counter service.

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Sudbury, Massachusetts
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

I often choose a sandwich made with a baguette and pate or ham. There are plenty of salads to choose from and some specials as well which could include a hot meal. The food is simple but good . The coffee is not but the wine is usually lovely.

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Sudbury, MA
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52 reviews 52 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Overpriced self-serve cafe with lovely looking yet average desserts, a few French dishes but mostly overrated salads and ready made foods, bad coffee (sorry...not my cup of...er...coffee), and a cheesy atmosphere. Friends and I cannot understand why it is always full at lunchtime.

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Natick, Massachusetts
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187 reviews 187 reviews
151 restaurant reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

I suppose that reading the reviews may have set the bar too high for us. It is set up so that you order food at the counter, pay, and wait at your table; the food is delivered. It took us a bit to figure this out; there was no host/hostess to greet and/or explain this and no signage that I... More 

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Didier1326, Owner at La Provence, responded to this review

We are sorry the customer found our set-up confusing. We are glad his wife enjoyed the chicken breast stuffed with mushroom and basil. While it is marked on take-out containers that this dish is a breast of chicken, our lunch board has so many items listed that we sometimes have to cut corners to fit everything in. We will try... More 

Dallas, Texas
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64 reviews 64 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

Concords best luncheon carrot ginger and beef bourguignon, wonderful company, good service, cheap unless you overeat, but starved from various historical pursuits...like what else n Concord. This place is undiscovered, and still later or earlier, where to be seen indeed. Cold and starved we emerged immensely satisfied.

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Concord, Massachusetts
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15 reviews 15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

One evening, when I wasn't in a particularly nice mood and unwilling to make dinner for my family, I went to La Provence and asked for a whole pan of lasagna. I choked at the stunning price, and upon eating it I was able to say it is the best lasagna I've ever eaten. Just last week I had an... More 

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Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

La Provence is such a value and charming place with locals gathering for lively discussions every morning. Their hot daily dishes are exceptional and even more outstanding for the price (under $8). Same goes for the sandwiches, the many daily healthy salad offerings, or quiches. A short 5-minute walk from Concord Center and right across from the train station and... More 

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Additional Information about La Provence

Address: 105 Thoreau St., Concord, MA
Phone Number: 978/371-7428
Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Concord
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
Average Prices: USD 15
Cuisine: French

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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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