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Broadway Bistro

$$ - $$$
Federal Hill
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205 Broadway, Providence, RI 02903-3017
+1 401-331-2450
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
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46 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 26, 2016

We stumbled across this place while riding around looking for somewhere to eat WITH parking. It was a great find. It was a intimate setting with great service. The menu was interesting....I couldn't begin to tell you whats on it....unusual stuff! We had a chicken meal, a fish (Hake) meal and the house gnocchi which were all very good. I... More 

Thank MsGME
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37 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 30, 2016 via mobile

Great evening with friends and delicious meals. The ribs and grits were a must for an appetizer. The Monk Fish was very, very good! Wait staff was friendly and accommodating for our party of 8.

Thank Chipwam
Franklin, Massachusetts
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31 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 14, 2016

This was a cozy spot for an evening out with my husband. The cocktails were unique and yummy. The food was excellent quality and not your standard dishes. For example, I had a salmon dish but it was wrapped in phyllo dough and had coconut milk, cashews and lentils. A tad too salty but overall an enjoyable dish. Would definitely... More 

Thank minnowhead
Rhode Island
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131 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 22, 2015

My wife and I have been here several times and will be coming back again. I would never have tried something called "Crispy Cauliflower with Kale" anywhere else and it is delicious! My chicken was superb and her monkfish was equally delightful. This bistro lives up to its reputation among locals as a great place for dinner and I am... More 

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Columbus, Ohio
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 30, 2015 via mobile

The Ribs & Grits are fabulous. Second time visiting Providence and most certainly made visiting Broadway Bistro a must do for my trip.

Thank poteenpunk
Providence, Rhode Island
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43 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2015 via mobile

Solid bistro with consistently good food, nice bar selection and competent service. I've come here many times over the years and have had mainly very good experiences.

Thank Alma C
Hyannis, Massachusetts
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 14, 2015

We've been here multiple times. It's one of those places that I wouldn't mind driving over an hour for its food. Delicious and great prices. Ribs and grits is a absolute must-try.

Thank Igor K
Minooka, Illinois
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45 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 20, 2015 via mobile

I came on a Saturday night with a reservation of a party of 6 for 8:30. Kindly called and changed it to 9 with no problems. Was seated and told the specials of the day, our server (I believe Emily) was kind as she started to take our orders. The place was quiet and not many people around, probably because... More 

Thank Michaela R
Cumberland, Rhode Island
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24 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2015

The restaurant consists of a small bar area, a separate and small dining room, and several outdoor tables. While the dining room is small, it never feels like you are sitting on top of the people next to you. Indoor seating is preferred as the outdoor tables are on a busy road with many lots of activity close to your... More 

Thank Capaldiano1020
St. Petersburg, Florida
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227 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2015

This is a nice, little restaurant in the heart of west Providence. Nice atmosphere for a weekend night with friends or a date. The food is different, probably not a good choice if you're with kids. Nice, little out of the way restaurant.

Thank Heather R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Reservations, Seating, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 205 Broadway, Providence, RI 02903-3017
  • Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Providence>  > Federal Hill
  • Neighborhood: Federal Hill
  • Phone Number: +1 401-331-2450

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?