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Broadway Bistro

205 Broadway, Providence, RI 02903-3017 (Federal Hill)
401-331-2450
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Ranked #66 of 733 restaurants in Providence
Hours:
Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Neighborhood: Federal Hill
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Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Neighborhood: Federal Hill
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English first
Narragansett
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

This is AND will always be my favorite restaurant of Rhode Island . Great music; folk/old rock playing not too loudly in the background . Impeccable service and food ! The food is scrumptious ! You will lick off your plate !!! I love the atmosphere. There are beautiful lit trees by the windows- beautiful . I love the truffles... More

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Glastonbury, Connecticut
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

We took a chance on an unknown and we are SO glad we did. The food was fresh and delicious. We tried some appetizers like tacos and gnocchi which had a uniquely healthier, lighter taste. Wonderful food. Great service. Highly recommend.

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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

Never had been here, but the bar was fun, busy and the drinks unusual and delicious. After a couple, we decided we needed to eat and the food was great. Not fancy-schmancy, but good, well-prepared and yummy. And the staff was very patient as we laughed and carried on until almost closing. They made a night out with friends special.

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Providence, Rhode Island
Top Contributor
143 reviews 143 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

We stopped in this place and the atmosphere was nice but VERY loud with the speakers they have, the drinks were good, but the food was just a bit below average, no seasoning or any real flavor to the food. This place is priced a little high for the food quality and for the quality of food at other places... More

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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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23 reviews 23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

A tiny bistro hidden in the heart of Providence hosts tasty fare. Unusual yet not bizarre. We shared an arugula salad, steak and a creme brulee with apricot puree. I actually closed my eyes when I tasted my food. The white wine was perfect..they have a full bar with interesting looking martinis. The prices were moderate to a bit pricey... More

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Rhode Island
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95 reviews 95 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

To be fair, I did not sample the food. I went because a friend highly recommended it but once there, the menu was simply too eclectic for me. The platings of other guests did look very nice. My complaints are that my friend and I first sat at a 2 top in the bar. A speaker was right above us,... More

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Portsmouth, New Hampshire
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42 reviews 42 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

I enjoyed an amazing dinner with a group of friends for a bachelorette party!! We had early reservations so there was plenty of lighting for us (not sure how dark it gets at night from other reviews written). I started off with a Grey Goose dirty martini ($9), that was probably the best one I've had! Started out with the... More

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Providence, Rhode Island
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134 reviews 134 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

We've been coming here since Pat first opened back in 2007 (or was it early 2008?). Anyway, the food has always been way above the normal fare, even on the west side, and the service has always been friendly if occasionally erratic. The noise, particularly the music has varied but more often than not leans to the loud side of... More

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Providence, Rhode Island
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

I had heard great things about this place and was excited to try it. The place is adorable....a great little neighborhood restaurant. We went in late and felt the service was a bit rushed and inattentive but not horrible. The food was good but I literally could not see it. I hate places that have the lights on too brightly... More

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Houston, Texas
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238 reviews 238 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

As they have a "no reservations for less than a party of 6" policy we tried a few times in the past without success. Finally had a group of 4 hungry college kids to join us. We had a wonderful dinner! A small (seats maybe 40?) and cozy spot. Friendly and attentive staff. Menu changes daily. We had appetizers of... More

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