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Blackie's Bulldog Tavern

181 Washington Hwy, Smithfield, RI 02917-1855
+1 401-231-4777
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good27%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“burger” (61 reviews)
“pulled pork” (14 reviews)
“fries” (17 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub, Contemporary, Healthy, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
181 Washington Hwy, Smithfield, RI 02917-1855
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Reviewed yesterday

Visiting our son at school & decide to try Blackie's for dinner; it was mobbed but we only had to wait 30 minutes. We all felt it was worth the wait. The have a very diverse, eclectic menu that includes a Paleo selection. We shared...More

Thank Michael V
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My husband and I tried this pace for lunch. They are always busy when we drove by so our expectations were high. I had a beef brisket sandwich with pickled kale. My husband had a hot dog that was garnished with Mac and cheese and...More

Thank mcgfredet
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I went for brunch with 6 other family members. We called ahead and were seated right away. The atmosphere is family friendly, but they also have a bar area which had the football games on. And we were excited that the were also TVs in...More

Thank stefaniedillon
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The very best eclectic food and great drinks also. Really appreciate that they change up their menu add new things. The food is fresh and so awesome... Would like it if they expanded or were a little bigger. Very busy

Thank Cheryl A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Blackies has good food and nice atmosphere but it’s prices are too high. 14 for a burger is excessive

Thank Global765617
Reviewed September 2, 2018 via mobile

The first time I went there, I had a cold meal that should have been warm & one that lacked flavor but the reviews were amazing so I returned to give it another try. This time I called ahead to request a veggie substitute for...More

Thank FerociousFoodie
Reviewed August 28, 2018

Nice local tavern with great selection of food, beer, and Spirits. Their motto is "expect the unexpected". Quite true. Also a wide selection of items for those on a dietary restriction (eg. gluten free). On draw back was our server. He was adequate at best.

Thank joeV2111KZ
Reviewed August 28, 2018 via mobile

The food is always good, but the food takes a while to come out. Each time I go, we know we are going to get a great meal, but it takes a while to get your food. Service is really good too. I highly recommend...More

Thank Bob J
Reviewed August 9, 2018

The food at Blackie's is absolutely amazing. They change their menu seasonally and they cater to variety food allergies. I always enjoy anything I get from the menu and look forward to trying somehting new.

Thank mfajardo112
Reviewed August 7, 2018 via mobile

This place is worth the trip. Seating area accommodating. Menu is full of many interesting selections that will keep you coming back to try something new. Will be back again.

Thank Jeff V
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Reservations, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Large groups, Kids, Families with children, Business meetings, Bar scene, Special occasions
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 181 Washington Hwy, Smithfield, RI 02917-1855
  • Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Smithfield
  • Phone Number: +1 401-231-4777
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