We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
New! Find and book your ideal hotel on TripAdvisor — and get the lowest prices

Red Bridge Tavern

$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
22 Waterman Ave, East Providence, RI 02914-4410
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Open now
All hours
Sun - Thu 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 12:00 am
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

46 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Showing 46: English reviews
Seekonk, Massachusetts
Level Contributor
23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I could not give The Red Bridge Tavern 4 stars. I really wanted to but just could not. The atmosphere is your typical local restaurant. I went here with my two teenage kids. The restaurant was busy. We were seated very fast. This is a restaurant where the locals go for dinner, talk and don't leave for few hours. You... More 

Thank Samual0418
Pawtucket, Rhode Island
Level Contributor
304 reviews
255 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Small venue with average pub food. Friendly service but really nothing special as far as ambiance and food.

Thank renat6
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 20, 2016

For the last few years this has been one of our go-to spots. The seafood is always great. The salads and burgers are great. Beer selection just got an overhaul and new taps installed fixing the one small issue. When Lucy asks if you want bread, say yes.

Thank Bruce M
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2016

I went on a Friday evening for dinner. Large menu selection and numerous specials. The relaxed atmosphere was pleasant with dim lighting, the prices were reasonable for food and drinks. Would definitely recommend for a casual evening out.

Thank Rose f
East Providence, Rhode Island
Level Contributor
5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016

Local establishment. We stopped in for dinner, staff was pleasant, the food was good, no problems. Would go again.

Thank ashley1023
Providence, Rhode Island
Level Contributor
11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

My hisband and I stopped into this restaurant for dinner. It was recommended by friends. It was an unbelievable experience. We sat at the bar. The restaurant was NOT crowded. We waited an hour for our food. When we asked the bartender if she could check on or orderr, told us she had a private party for ten in the... More 

Thank Molly3892
Rehoboth, Massachusetts
Level Contributor
55 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 21, 2016

We certainly remember when this location was Crawshaws many years ago, but have not been here for MANY years. We won a gift certificate and decided to give it a try Friday night. As we have aged we go out to eat a lot earlier (also to avoid crowds or having to wait). We got right in and were waited... More 

Thank Ernie B
Glenville, New York
Level Contributor
133 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 13, 2016

Red Bridge Tavern is a non-pretentious establishment which serves ample portions of tasty and reasonably priced fare, with lots of options. The fried calamari appetizer was fresh and tender, and my mac & cheese was wonderful. Everyone in our group thoroughly enjoyed the meals.

Thank PattyR63
East Providence, Rhode Island
Level Contributor
4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 19, 2016

Comfortable, quick service, full bar. You can enjoy many seafood and Portugese dishes here. Quiet atmosphere with delicious food. The Spicy Shrimp is my favorite!! Reasonably priced and very friendly staff!

1 Thank Lucille G
Seekonk, Massachusetts
Level Contributor
24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 19, 2016

We decided to try a new place for us and had heard some good comments about this place. We stopped in on a Friday night and were greeted warmly and were seated as a couple had finished and were just leaving . I had the seafood chowder which was just perfect filled with fish and was very tasty. My wife... More 

Thank Toncomusic

Travelers who viewed Red Bridge Tavern also viewed

East Providence, RI

Been to Red Bridge Tavern? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$13 - $13
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Bar scene, Families with children, Large groups, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 22 Waterman Ave, East Providence, RI 02914-4410
  • Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  East Providence
  • Phone Number: 401-438-3899

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Red Bridge Tavern staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?