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Louis Restaurant

College Hill
American, Diner, Italian
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286 Brook St, Providence, RI 02906-1109
+1 401-861-5225
5:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 5:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Amsterdam, New York
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96 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Basic food at affordable prices. Pumpkin muffin was pretty good. Granola pancakes were pretty good. I enjoyed the hash. Kind of a college / beatnik feel. Sort of bohemian.

Thank kennykid523
Decatur, Georgia
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed April 15, 2017

Quirky, great art, local flair, good food, and large portions at low cost. Fun to sit back and look at the decorations on the walls and listen to all the conversations.

Thank RandWise
Chattanooga, Tennessee
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed March 25, 2017 via mobile

It was my first time and I will definitely be back. The food is so good and you get so much for the money. It's a small place which is what I like, low noise, but you cannot beat the food/price.

Thank gan60
Pawtucket, Rhode Island
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72 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed March 17, 2017

Had the french toast, wasn't disappointed. Soft, pillowy, eggy, cinnamony, perfection. I wish there was real maple syrup instead of the fake stuff but other than that I can't complain there. Scrambled eggs were perfectly cooked, bacon was super thin and slightly chewy which is just how I like it. Coffee wasn't fantastic and a second cup or warming top... More 

Thank Somerican
Dzierzoniow, Poland
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed January 16, 2017

This place is special. It has this Italian feeling to it with great home-made food for a really good price. You can see the owners (two brothers), love what they do as you can see and taste that the dishes are one-of-a-kind. With (loud) classical music in the background, it's a lively place with many students but also families in... More 

Thank Forteca
New England
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71 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed August 22, 2016

We went for breakfast - Fun Decor - Friendly and Fast Service - Delicious breakfast - We had poached eggs with home made hash and blueberry pancakes - Yum

Thank Notablerose
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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215 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
Reviewed August 14, 2016 via mobile

We stopped here for breakfast while touring Brown. The diner came highly recommended by students and I can see why! I ordered a large breakfast sandwich and had a hard time finishing half of it. Food was great, coffee was great and the atmosphere was laid back. They take cash or credit and have food to go.

1 Thank michelewelker
Shelton, Connecticut
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68 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed July 24, 2016 via mobile

Wanted to try something new while in Providence. My boyfriend and I are always looking for different kinds of places and this seemed like a great option. We decided we'd try it once we saw the reviews online and that it was more of a family / ma and pop place which we love. We were both very disappointed. The... More 

Thank Lauren T
Fall River, Ma
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed March 9, 2016

I pretty much get the hash that is made on the premises. Great home fries and fresh made bread. I have not had the raviola's but I know that they make them when you order them. It does not get fresher than that.

1 Thank beepbeep11
Warwick, Rhode Island
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98 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed February 17, 2016

We saw this place on Diners, Drive-ins and Dives, so decided to try it. We were disappointed. It was nothing special and very crowded and uncomfortable. The service was terrible and the place cluttered. The food was okay but we can get the same anywhere for less money.

2 Thank jeanstad

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$6 - $6
American, Diner, Italian
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
5:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 286 Brook St, Providence, RI 02906-1109
  • Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Providence>  > College Hill
  • Neighborhood: College Hill
  • Phone Number: +1 401-861-5225

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?