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Bravo Brasserie

123 Empire St, Providence, RI 02903-3217
+1 401-490-5112
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good44%
  • Average18%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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Steakhouse, American, French, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
123 Empire St, Providence, RI 02903-3217
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The hostess was a doll, so enthusiastic. She gave us an upstairs table with a street view, though we had no reservation. Loved the warm bread in a brown paper bag, whipped butter at perfect temperature, and we had a polite waiter. But the lobster...More

Thank lwsusansusan
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you are in need for a place to hold a function, Bravo is the place to go. Held a buffet dinner for 41 people after PC graduation on sunday, The venue was BEAUTIFUL, the food was DELICIOUS, and the staff was PHENOMENAL and ACCOMODATING....More

Thank Lori M
Reviewed May 14, 2017 via mobile

Had a fabulous Caesar salad sitting at the bar. Bartender was attentive and fun. Although busy, lunch was served in a timely manner. We parked on the street but there is valet parking which is nice in downtown Providence.

Thank Susan L
Reviewed May 6, 2017

Great ambiance, great food, nice bar and good lively music...the restaurant is a value for money option when you are looking for a good food and wine combo in great value....

Thank ManojRana
Reviewed April 26, 2017

Monday night special; dinner for two was great! The portions, the taste and the price were wonderful.

Thank Mike-Hickory-NC
Reviewed March 27, 2017

The menu is a little bit of everything. It's not quite a typical French restaurant, like one would imagine...which is fine for me. We had fresh shrimp and oysters for an appetizer (the mignonette for the oysters was outstanding). The sesame tuna I had for...More

Thank FionaHematoma
Reviewed March 14, 2017 via mobile

Good touches of vintage and new decor. We were a pre-theatre crowd and our server was reassuringly attentive. He also recommended a favored mixed drink that pleased several. Nice touch of a small baguette served warm inside a brown paper bag. Generous quantity of whipped...More

Thank dadzone
Reviewed February 19, 2017

Prior to attending the theater, we had lunch. We didn't have a reservation but were welcomed. The service was immediate and excellent. We each had bloody mary's, onion soup, and shared the lobster sandwich. Delicious choices on our part. Tea and a caramel cake topped...More

Thank Barbara M
Reviewed January 30, 2017

My wife and I went to Bravo for Restaurant Week. However, we went on a Monday and found that on that day Bravo didn't really have a special for Restaurant Week but instead offered the special it offers every Monday. What we discovered, however, was...More

1  Thank IrvingBrown
Reviewed January 9, 2017 via mobile

Stopped in as a family for lunch before a Prov College day game on Saturday. Restaurant was empty due to upcoming snow storm. Despite that, our service was fair at best. Please note that there is NO kids menu, but they do accommodate children, so...More

Thank Sarah V
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Nearby Attractions
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.22 miles away
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.14 miles away
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.17 miles away
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97 reviews
.02 miles away
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$10 - $35
Brunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Large groups, Bar scene, Special occasions
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 123 Empire St, Providence, RI 02903-3217
    (Washington Street)
  • Public Transportation: RIPTA Trolley and Bus Service.
  • Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Providence>  > Downtown Providence
  • Neighborhood: Downtown Providence
  • Phone Number: +1 401-490-5112
  • E-mail
Bravo Brasserie has a stylish atmosphere that is great for a nice sit-down lunch or dinner. In the evenings it has a cozy lounge that is perfect for a few drinks with friends.
Bravo Brasserie is an elegant eatery located in the heart of Providence"s Theater District, two blocks from Kennedy Plaza. Bravo is a full service restaurant complete with excellent menus and a large selection of wines from regions around the world.
Located on the second floor is an award-winning banquet facility for private functions. It has large picture windows overlooking the city and the Trinity Repertory Theater. Its a must see!
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