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Spat's Restaurant and Bar - CLOSED

182 Angell Street, Providence, RI 02906
+1 401-437-8300
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  • Excellent14%
  • Very good72%
  • Average0%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
Oct 18, 2014
“Pub food”
Oct 14, 2014
“Fun times”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Bar, American, Contemporary
$$ - $$$
182 Angell Street, Providence, RI 02906
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Reviewed October 18, 2014

spats has the pub foods you'd expect, plus a few nice extras. The staff is always friendly. Outdoor seating available. Located on a side street off Thayer, so if you find a parking spot on the street, you are right there where the action is...More

Thank renat6
Reviewed October 14, 2014

We stopped in to catch a baseball game on their many TV's. Had some appetizers and the food was really good. Wait staff were very friendly and fun. Drinks were reasonable and they had so many beer choices. Word is that the ownership is changing...More

Thank mpicchioldi
Reviewed August 4, 2014

Our server was great.I took my family of 4.We all enjoyed.I am surprised a lot of people were not there.Food was delicious and well presented.

1  Thank shimonin
Reviewed March 6, 2014

This is one of our go to places on a Friday night for a casual, but always good meal. The menu is diverse, good salad, sandwich, burger and entree choices. Service is prompt and pleasant.

Thank AngelaLeeS
Reviewed March 6, 2014

Was recently in Providence and had occasion to visit this place. It is a bar restaurant at the edge of Browns campus and has the best BBQ chicken pizza and is reasonably price. On word of caution like all these hip places the sandwich bread...More

Thank Henry D
Reviewed November 2, 2013 via mobile

Not sure what happened to this place-it used to be good. Empty tables and long wait to get seated which did not make sense. Ordered a tower beer with friends and the waitress dropped off the glasses which were dirty and still wet. So we...More

Thank SkateGirl314
Reviewed September 20, 2013

We usually go here before or after a game at Brown University. The service is always quick and polite. Food is very good quality and the prices just right. I would highly recommend this restaurant for casual American Food.

Thank proactivesoccer
Reviewed April 21, 2013

Stopped here with my wife and son out of convenience. We ordered burgers and a chicken sandwich. The entries were delicious with large portions. They served some of the best golden brown fries in the area. They also had a wide variety of craft beers....More

Thank SB5248
Reviewed October 29, 2012

Husband and I went in there for some drinks. Great atmosphere and really had a nice time. Drinks were a bit expensive but there weren't any specials or anything going on at the time. Would def come back!

Thank kt012885
Reviewed September 3, 2012

Small resturant just off Theyer St in Providence RI. Nice to eat outside and people watch. Small menu but everything we had was good with good prices. Staff friendly and efficient. Better for adults. Big college area.

Thank fran g
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
Bar, American, Contemporary
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Open Hours
11:30 am - 1:00 am
11:30 am - 1:00 am
11:30 am - 1:00 am
11:30 am - 1:00 am
11:30 am - 1:00 am
11:30 am - 2:00 am
11:30 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 182 Angell Street, Providence, RI 02906
  • Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Providence
  • Phone Number: +1 401-437-8300
  • E-mail
The location now home to Paragon and Viva was the site of the original Spats Restaurant & Pub. This historic eastside restaurant and traditional pub was home to students, families and friends. Andy and Solan Mitrellis created a relaxed and friendly ambience of good food, drink and a "great night out". It was not uncommon to see the Providence singers or the Cabot Street Theater actors unwinding after an evening of rehearsals. Before Providence‘s renaissance the word was, “I'll meet you at Spats". It was a small town back then and for many the "old" Spats brings back good memories of a time sense past.
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