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Providence Oyster Bar

283 Atwells Ave, Providence, RI 02903-1522 (Federal Hill)
+1 401-272-8866
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Ranked #40 of 733 Restaurants in Providence
Price range: $16 - $30
Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon 3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tue - Sat 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Seafood
Neighborhood: Federal Hill
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Good for: Bar scene, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Broadway
Description: Located in historic Federal Hill, Providence Oyster Bar stands out as Rhode Island"s premiere seafood house. Upscale, yet casual, the Providence Oyster Bar welcomes you to be spoiled by the freshest selection of oysters and clams.
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English first
Boston, Massachusetts
Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014 NEW

Went here a couple weeks ago with 4 others. Had the wasabi calamari, which was just odd. We had higher expectations for it but it was more of a goopy dish than we anticipated. Everyone liked the oysters but were not raving about anything. I got a shrimp cocktail, which I'd describe as supermarket pathetic. They were dinky little shrimp... More

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Providence, Rhode Island
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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

At oytser bar you can eat the best fresh seafood of the area, located in the historical Federal Hill, home of the best pizza

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New Paltz, New York
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8 reviews 8 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

First of all, the oyster shooter was excellent! It was the perfect combination. The seafood was so fresh that you can taste it. A bit pricy but well worth it.

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Los Angeles, California
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Good and fresh Oysters, clam chowder, and Choppino, The night we dined here they had 9 different oysters and the staff was quite knowledgeable. However we found the our entree dishes a bit boring.

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Tanya B, Public Relations Manager at Providence Oyster Bar, responded to this review

GP-USA, We are glad you enjoyed your food and found the staff to be knowledgeable. We appreciate your honest feedback and are always looking for ways to improve. Send us an email (tanya@springhousehotel.com) if you would like to share further recommendations. Thank you. Tanya Brenton Social Media/Public Relations More

Hoboken, New Jersey
Top Contributor
75 reviews 75 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

I was staying nearby at the Hilton, and walked over to Federal Hill. Walking by around 5PM, it was very inviting and I decided to walk in. I am so glad I did as the atmosphere was just what I was looking for. They had a happy hour bar menu that had all food items listed as $6.00. The portion... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

I have to say, this is my favorite restaurant in Providence! I have been here multiple times and always recommend the phenominal service. The gentlemen bartenders make an exceptional espresso martini, and the fried calamari is the best in town! The atmosphere is cozy and sophisticated. I do have one complaint however. My most recent visit I was slightly dissapointed... More

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Tanya B, Public Relations Manager at Providence Oyster Bar, responded to this review

Dear Brittany J, We are so excited to hear that The Oyster Bar is your favorite restaurant in Providence! We truly appreciate your business and look forward to seeing you often. I am sorry to hear about your recent disappointment with the bartenders. Sincerely, Tanya Brenton Social Media/Public Relations More

Bristol, Rhode Island
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33 reviews 33 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

If you enjoy cozy offbeat places that serve fabulous food at reasonable prices withh friendly staff then this is the place for you. Great bar scene with the best late afternoon specials (3-6 pm) anywhere in Providence. Sit at the end of the bar and watch the kitchen staff make your meal. For me, this a monthly tradition. The fish... More

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Tanya B, Public Relations Manager at Providence Oyster Bar, responded to this review

Pierantonio01701, Thank you so much for your kind comments. We are so pleased to hear that you love The Oyster Bar enough to return monthly. We appreciate your business and look forward to continuing to serve you. Sincerely, Tanya Brenton Social Media/Public Relations More

Lisbon, Portugal
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Had the tuna with sesame seeds, it was served with a full bok choy and around four lobster wontons. All was delicious, hence the price is fair for what you get.

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West Greenwich, Rhode Island
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Get there early, happy hour is busy and only in the bar area. $1 oysters and little necks, $1.50 jumbo shrimp cocktail. Fresh and Wonderful raw bar

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Atlanta, Georgia
Top Contributor
51 reviews 51 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 via mobile

I went to the airport location and had the fried fish sandwich with fries. It's a smaller portion of the fish and chips platter if you ignore the bun and just eat the fish. It was fantastic! The batter was great, the fish was moist and flaky, it was a nice, thick piece of cod. I seasoned with malt vinegar... More

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Tanya B, Public Relations Manager at Providence Oyster Bar, responded to this review

Stephanie Z, We are so glad you hear you took advantage of our airport location and enjoyed yourself. We hope you stop in again next time you are traveling, and maybe visit our Providence location if you are in town. You won't regret it! Thank you. Tanya Brenton Social Media/Public Relations More

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Additional Information about Providence Oyster Bar

Address: 283 Atwells Ave, Providence, RI 02903-1522
Phone Number: +1 401-272-8866
Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Providence>  > Federal Hill
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 16 - 30
Cuisine: Seafood

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