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Funky and filled with students

Thayer has a bit of everything including a wide assortment of restaurants which serve food from a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
jer b
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Bristol, Connecticut
Bustling college street, with all the trappings of a college town

This is a busy street lined with restaurants, coffee shops, smoke shops etc. All things associated... read more

Reviewed 3 September 2018
danr165
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Newark, Delaware
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Students from Brown University, and other schools in the area, congregate on this funky street that boasts vintage clothing shops, bookstores, music shops and cafes.
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Thayer Street, Providence, RI 02903
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+1 401-555-1212
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Thayer has a bit of everything including a wide assortment of restaurants which serve food from a wide variety of nations. Andreas (Greek) is especially good. But, many of the little hole in the wall cafes serve very good food. Very international. Lots of shops...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank jer b
Reviewed 29 September 2018

Thayer street is a lively, bustling street with so much energy it’s fun. Walking along it you can find something for everyone - shops, restaurants, and more. Even at night it’s a cool place, and the presence of security guards quietly and strategically placed about...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 3 September 2018

This is a busy street lined with restaurants, coffee shops, smoke shops etc. All things associated with college students are present here. Brown University surrounds this street, so all the trappings of college life can be found on Thayer. That being said, it's worth spending...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank danr165
Reviewed 22 August 2018

Thayer Street is a very popular area for students and the rest of us! It's an eclectic concentration of coffee and ice cream shops, has a variety of restaurants of many ethnic offerings, and a number of retail shops. It is also home to the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 12 August 2018

My friends and I love going to Thayer Street in between school and tech rehearsals for musicals!! There are a lot of choices to get food which is great because its hard to get everyone something from one place.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Kristy L
Reviewed 23 July 2018

Tons of choices. Food, shops, easy parking. Actually, we assumed parking could be a bear at times.enjoy!

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Jennifer34221
Reviewed 16 June 2018

Fun, worthwhile but sadly limited. Definitely one of the nicer areas to visit in Providence. Interesting but needs more upscale, updated restaurants and lounges.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank James T
Reviewed 3 June 2018

If you are looking for reasonably priced, casual take out joints and restaurants, this is the place you've been looking for.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank 437happytraveler
Reviewed 28 May 2018

Thayer Street is chockablock full of an endless array of interesting restaurants and it is crowded and fun until very late at night.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank v0yageur22
Reviewed 12 April 2018

You can travel up and down the street stopping in at the many different eateries and stores. Including the Brown university book store.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Chris H
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There is metered parallel on street parking. If you want to walk several blocks you will find non-metered parking. I recently saw a sign that some lot is renting parking spaces, probably new since the city started having... More
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