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East Side Pocket

278 Thayer St, Providence, RI 02906-1548
+1 401-453-1100
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good24%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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Fast Food, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
278 Thayer St, Providence, RI 02906-1548
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent food. Their pitas are excellent. Very fresh and gigantic portions. Great for takeout!! Fast service.

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank MaryK4225
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Hadn't been in years...still the best falafel I've ever had...Lots of fresh, wonderful food at great prices...Can't say enough about this place...And did I mention, BEST FALAFEL EVER?☺

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank paintedpoet
Reviewed December 11, 2018 via mobile

This is my regular to go place on Thayer Street. It has been consistently good for many years anytime any day. I do have cravings for this food at least once a week. Never disappointed. Highly recommend it .

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Karsar22
Reviewed October 5, 2018 via mobile

Love, love, love this place. Great food and service! Don't miss out if you are in the area. You can usually find parking, be prepared for lines, but it is quick.

Date of visit: October 2018
2  Thank Xfre
Reviewed October 1, 2018 via mobile

Went here ...hungry...left full and wowed! Nothing fancy...kinda nuts n bolts place. Huge chicken wrap - my order- full of tabouleh, hot peppers, pickles, lettuce and sauces. Great taste. Great prices. Great food! This is not fine dining..but it is great food done to perfection.

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank xrayxray
Reviewed September 28, 2018 via mobile

Hands down, best gyro anywhere! Lunch lines were long but definitely worth the wait. We will absolutely be back.

Date of visit: September 2018
2  Thank Brian A
Reviewed September 9, 2018 via mobile

Hands down the best gyro this middle aged and well traveled guy has ever had. Veggies were very fresh especially the sweet tomatoes. Sauces were perfect. Decor etc was poor but with good prices and food it did not matter.

Date of visit: September 2018
2  Thank anandpaulp
Reviewed August 28, 2018 via mobile

We’ve been several times and are never disappointed. There’s something for every type of eater. We love the falafel wraps, giros, and chicken fingers. It’s homemade food made fast by a friendly and efficient team. The dining area is small, but we always seem to...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank Jennifer M
Reviewed August 19, 2018

When you wait in line like we did on a weekday, you know it is going to be good. Not only is the staff friendly, the food was great! I had the chicken pocket and I have never had so much chicken in a pocket....More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank dmkm53
Reviewed August 9, 2018 via mobile

East Side Pockets is the best middle eastern restaurant I’ve ever been to. For years, I worked close by and ate here once every week or two. Now that I don’t work nearby, I appreciate it that much more. The food is fresh, flavorful and...More

Date of visit: August 2018
2  Thank templeton1969
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David G
October 27, 2015|
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Response from Kyu k | Reviewed this property |
I don't think they are gluten free because they are most likely made with bulgur wheat.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 2:00 AM
10:00 AM - 2:00 AM
10:00 AM - 2:00 AM
10:00 AM - 2:00 AM
10:00 AM - 2:00 AM
10:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 278 Thayer St, Providence, RI 02906-1548
  • Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Providence>  > College Hill
  • Neighborhood: College Hill
  • Phone Number: +1 401-453-1100
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