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Red Fez

$$ - $$$
Downtown Providence
American, Bar
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49 Peck St, Providence, RI 02903-2840
+1 401-272-1212
Tue - Thu 5:00 pm - 1:00 am
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 2:00 am
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195 reviews
150 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 31, 2016

awesome drinks and vegan/vegetarian choices. So glad I finally got here. Bartender was friendly, the homemade pickles and pickled vegetables were a nice start. the option to buy the kitchen a round for $6 was so cool, we definitely took part! The mac and cheese was great, we added jalapeno which was fresh cut and we liked but did not... More 

Thank FerrariWidow
Taunton, Massachusetts
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54 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 20, 2016

We stopped here one night for drinks. It was packed so we went upstairs to check it out. It was a little reminiscent of a college dive bar but that did not bother us. After checking out upstairs the hostess told us the bar downstairs would be available and it was so problem solved! The bar is dimly light but... More 

Thank Zuzu1234
Chatham, Massachusetts
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 23, 2016

We chose The Red Fez based on the high quality reviews but were not only disappointed but a little creeped out. The atmosphere is dark and dank in a very medieval way, we felt like we were in a dungeon. The restaurant was full yet strangely quiet. Throw in a Shrek look alike at the bar ogling our teenage daughter... More 

Thank InfiniteOcean
Johnston, Rhode Island, United States
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 5, 2016

This was a hidden gem...never knew it was in the section of the city. Cute, cozy, unique, and different, Service was on point. Get the Putine fries! Delish!

Thank Lisa R
Providence, Rhode Island
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89 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 18, 2016 via mobile

What a fun place! Tucked away on the edge of the city, this interesting restaurant is definitely a must-visit. The menu is unique and I chose the Mac n cheese with bacon. It came very quickly and was piping hot, yummy goodness. My one complaint? The portion size was small. For the price it could have been 25% bigger. My... More 

Thank Mike P
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87 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 29, 2015

We ordered several menu items to share and everything was fantastic! Prices are great and service was fantastic. Only complaint would be that, for me, there were no good choices on the specialty mixed drink menu. The others I was with disagree.

Thank caroline1851
New York City, New York
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32 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 25, 2015

Stopped by with colleagues and clients — had no problem getting a table, and the staff was great. We tried some signature cocktails, beer and wine — all good, server made some solid suggestions. The pork tacos were delish, and you can't go wrong with poutine, hummus and the pimento dip. Overall a fun, casual place to go.

Thank Allison D
Hamilton, New Zealand
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164 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 13, 2015

It doesn't exactly look open even when it is, and the signage is incredibly subtle. Always pays to go out with a local. Has upstairs and downstairs dining areas. Be warned, if you don't like dead animals watch you eat, don't choose the upstairs option. Not good for rampant vegetarians, lots of stuffed animal heads. Very quirky décor though. A... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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265 reviews
181 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 20, 2015 via mobile

After a disappointing day of closed restaurants, we found the red fez via a guide to providence given to us by our hotel! It don't look inviting from outside but the menu sounded amazing so we gave it a go! The number of locals in the restaurant reinforced our decision! The food choice wasn't vast but we go the impression... More 

Thank abbymorgan
East Providence, Rhode Island
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54 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 8, 2015

My husband and I have dined here several times & have a wonderful experience every time we go. The menu changes seasonally which keeps it new & fresh. I love the special tacos & hummus. They are closed on Mondays & dessert is not available. This is a great place to go if you're looking for fresh, seasonal food at... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar scene
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 1:00 am
5:00 pm - 1:00 am
5:00 pm - 1:00 am
5:00 pm - 2:00 am
5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 49 Peck St, Providence, RI 02903-2840
  • Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Providence>  > Downtown Providence
  • Neighborhood: Downtown Providence
  • Phone Number: +1 401-272-1212

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