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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

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  • 16
    Excellent
  • 23
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 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
Nothing Fancy, Just Really Good Food

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

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 27, 2015
CrankinSteve
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Concord, Massachusetts
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47 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Concord, Massachusetts
Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 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
Top Contributor
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
Top Contributor
173 reviews 173 reviews
137 restaurant reviews
75 helpful votes 75 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
Top Contributor
63 reviews 63 reviews
40 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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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

Perhaps it's just an excuse to eat their amazing bread, but the sandwiches here are terrific. My family has them for dinner all the time. My personal favorite is turkey and Havarti. It's simple, but so good. When I dine in, I usually get the Three Salad plate. It allows you to choose from among 10 or more different salads,... More 

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Concord, Massachusetts
Contributor
15 reviews 15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Love this place, one of my faveorite places for coffee and croissants, or lunch where they serve a variety of French style entrées as well as salad , sandwiches and baked goods. A regular haunt for many who live in this town. But tourists love it too.they serve wine at meals and many come here for a late afternoon glass... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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29 reviews 29 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

The 3 salad dish is wonderful. There are so many choices. With the piece of baguette you can make a good sandwich with the tuna or chicken salad, get a vegetable and fruit. Wonderful lunch.

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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 allow dogs on the outdoor patio?