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The Classic Cafe

865 Westminster St, Providence, RI 02903-4020
+1 401-273-0707
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good44%
  • Average13%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (5 reviews)
“pancakes” (10 reviews)
“avocado blt” (2 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Diner, Gluten Free Options
865 Westminster St, Providence, RI 02903-4020
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I read many of the reviews and thought that I would give this place a try while here on business. The place is rather small and was busy, but the food was just mediocre and the service was slow.

Thank Okie_traveler_11
Reviewed 2 days ago

The Classic is about a 10 minute walk from the Omni/Biltmore/Courtyar area. The neighbourhood is fine, just a bit challenged. The decor of The Classic is a bit long in the tooth, but the food is great diner breakfast fare. We had eggs over easy,...More

Thank BandB-1508
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We came here for brunch and prices were reasonable. They have a variety of 3 egg omelet options. The avocado toast was tasty. The waffle w/ strawberries were tasty. Someone also had chicken tenders & fries which were good. Would come here again.

Thank safety_princess
Reviewed April 15, 2018

Very friendly service; Food is excellent and a very relaxed vibe. Hash was excellent and I loved their hominy grits they were the real deal!

Thank needcleansheets
Reviewed February 22, 2018 via mobile

Went for lunch with my daughter and 2 kids, ages 5 and 8 months. I had avocado BLT (huge and delicious). The sour dough bread was delicious. My daughter had an enormous veggie omelet Chock full of vegetables with spinach on top that looked like...More

Thank roddyRI
Reviewed November 9, 2017

I went for the first time the other day.. located on the corner behind classical high. The food was great. I will be visiting again soon

Thank Tracy K
Reviewed September 8, 2017 via mobile

Definitely worth a stop. Good vibe great food. Price and quantity of food is great as well. I was there on a busy morning and waitstaff was working like a machine. (Complement👍).

Thank joe g
Reviewed September 1, 2017

You want to have classic diner food if you go here. That's their market. Don't expect any new entrees reflecting changes in food. A huge menu. Negatives: portions are huge. Pancakes the size of my head. Consider splitting entrees. Also, they use tons of salt...More

Thank FlyingCloud
Reviewed August 24, 2017

Thanks to Yelp, we found this old fashioned diner and had one of the best breakfast ever. Our family of 4 had eggs benedict, omelettes and pancakes. Delicious food served hot ! Cozy atmosphere and friendly service.

Thank coqui2530
Reviewed July 17, 2017 via mobile

On our way to the cape, decided to stop in for lunch. What a nice, old school, friendly spot. Good service, reasonable prices. My son had a monster size BLT, I had a 3 egg omelette. We both enjoyed our food. Will definitely stop in...More

Thank Tracie S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 865 Westminster St, Providence, RI 02903-4020
  • Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Providence
  • Phone Number: +1 401-273-0707
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Breakfast and lunch served all day. Breakfast has everything from southern style dishes like biscuits and gravy to potato pancakes we have options you will want to explore again and again. Our lunch menu has everything from BIG salads & gourmet burgers to house madw soup and chili. We are a full service restaurant with great employees. We are all looking forward to seeing you soon.
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