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Le Central

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483 Hope St, Bristol, RI 02809-1807
+1 401-396-9965
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5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Lunch- Ok I know portions are small at a French restaurant but the salmon salad my three other diner companions ordered was less than 2 ounces and, according to my wife,tasted just Ok. My tuna was a good size - 3-4 ounces but old. I was hungry so I choked it down - would have been better a week before..... More 

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Providence, Rhode Island
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36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 184 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

Le Central is not overly difficult to get to, which is much appreciated during summer time traffic at any venue near the water. When I went with my family, I parked a few blocks up down the hill at a public parking lot while the rest of my family (who trickled in later) were able to park right in front... More 

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Holliston, MA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016

This is an excellent and reasonably priced French restaurant in the center of Bristol. Coq au Vin was exceptionally good. Enjoyed a relaxed dinner and attentive staff.

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Thank Sailordog
jesse j, Owner at Le Central, responded to this review

Merci Beaucoup! We always appreciate the time it takes to write a review! Thanks very much, Jesse James, Chef/Proprietor More 

Lakeland, Florida
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7 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016

My wife and I were on a day trip to the lovely town of Bristol on a gorgeous spring day and we stumbled into this little charmer of a restaurant as we were walking on Hope Street. It looked nice - clean, simple, a nice view out the window but it was absolutely empty at 12:45 on a Saturday afternoon.... More 

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Thank Bruce A
jesse j, Owner at Le Central, responded to this review

Merci Beaucoup! Thank you for taking the time to review us! But I am sorry you didn't enjoy the soup-I would have been happy to replace it with another choice. Please don't hesitate to let us know in the future. Thank you! Jesse More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2016

It is becoming all too common that we have to shift our weekly home menu to accommodate our Le Central addiction...however the filet that we had last night was in my personal top 5 meals ever so we are in a constant struggle. Le Central is one of the best places to eat with local fresh ingredients served everyday. We... More 

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jesse j, Owner at Le Central, responded to this review

And for that you get treats! Merci Beaucoup! More 

Fall River, Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016

My husband and I visited Le Central for Sunday brunch. Our lovely server started us off with complimentary warm baguette with butter and marmalade. The brunch cocktail menu offers great choices beyond the typical mimosa (although they have that too). I had "La Rosette" a champagne drink with elderflower liqueur, it was delicious: dry, bubbly, fragrant. My husband's bloody mary... More 

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Thank Erin L
jesse j, Owner at Le Central, responded to this review

Merci Beaucoup! We look forward to seeing you again, soon. More 

Bristol, Rhode Island
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38 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016

Very nice restaurant with ambiance in the center of town. Very clean and nicely decorated. Located in the middle of several businesses, like a jeweler a doughnut and coffee shop. Across the street are some historical buildings which were owned by the Barrymore's. The food is very good with great presentation and a very friendly staff. This restaurant really adds... More 

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Thank Judy S
jesse j, Owner at Le Central, responded to this review

Merci Beaucoup! I really appreciate you taking the time to review us. We look forward to seeing you again, soon! More 

Barrington, Rhode Island
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2016

We went here for a Restaurant Week meal and found it a charming spot. I had the swordfish. I wished for a larger serving, but the serving I got was very delicious. My partner enjoyed her chicken, too. I also had a creamy cauliflower soup that was top-notch. Overall, a nice find.

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Thank RhodeScholar123
jesse j, Owner at Le Central, responded to this review

Merci Beaucoup! Thank you for taking the time to review us! Restaurant week is a great time to try new places and I appreciate you visiting Le Central. Look forward to your next visit! More 

Rumford, Rhode Island
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2016

We've been numerous times, both in small and larger groups, and have always had a great meal with attentive service!

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Thank MarianaBristol_RI
jesse j, Owner at Le Central, responded to this review

Merci Beaucoup! I appreciate you taking the time to review us! Look forward to seeing you again, soon! More 

Old Saybrook, Connecticut
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2016 via mobile

This was a first time visit to Le Central by two of our party of three. The restaurant and rest room were clean. The service was excellent. Our lunch orders consisted of the avacado shrimp and 2 chicken sandwiches. Our fiid was very, very good. Great atmosphere, we enjoyed our visit very much and will be back.

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Thank Reggae052011
jesse j, Owner at Le Central, responded to this review

Merci beaucoup! We always appreciate when you take the time to tell us what you think! See you soon. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$8 - $30
Cuisine
French, American, Mediterranean
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Good for
Families with children, Special occasions, Business meetings, Romantic, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 483 Hope St, Bristol, RI 02809-1807
  • Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Bristol
  • Phone Number: +1 401-396-9965
Description
Farm to table neighborhood French bistro serving modern versions of French classics.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?