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Modern Diner

364 East Ave, Pawtucket, RI 02860-5216
+1 401-726-8390
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good36%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (5 reviews)
“grits” (12 reviews)
“french toast” (18 reviews)
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06:00 - 14:00All hours
American, Diner, Delicatessen, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
364 East Ave, Pawtucket, RI 02860-5216
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Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

Went for breakfast this morning and it hasn't missed a beat, the food, prices and service are all excellent. On weekends they have at least 20 specials plus the regular menu, if in the area you have to give it a try you won't be...More

Thank m1006
Reviewed 13 September 2016

The food was great and fun to enjoy with the grandchildren. However, the place is so overcrowded that you feel too rushed to enjoy the pancakes. I felt rushed because of the background noise and the people lining up to get in.

Thank Linda M
Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

Visited this morning while in the area. Haven't been here in at least 20yrs. Still packing them in. My wife and I stopped by this morning 9/10 no lines, packed inside. My wife had the French toast, bacon and a side of sausage and she...More

Thank Keith M
Reviewed 22 August 2016

Went there on Aug 20th no lines which was different . There is usually some kind of line but it moves fast. Server was nice and pleasant . Food came out quick and like always was excellent.

Thank Rick J
Reviewed 16 August 2016

My husband and I are working on our RI Diner bucket list (thanks to RI Monthly Magazine) and we knocked The Modern Diner off of the list today. My husband grew up in Pawtucket but had never been there! We had ordered the well-known custard...More

Thank Marilyn R
Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

This is probably the Providence area's most famous diner so we had to try it for breakfast. We went at 9am on a Sunday with a party of 4 and had only a 5 minute wait. I came to realize that this was due to...More

Thank RoadPickles
Reviewed 1 August 2016

This diner has is the first one in the country to be accepted on the National Register for Historic Places. Justifiably famous for they're stuffed french toast, the ambience is nice and the service is good.

Thank ThePackedBag
Reviewed 27 July 2016

A lot of interesting choices beyond "bacon and eggs" Try the pancake specials! Good place for a breakfast trip.

Thank DDors2
Reviewed 26 July 2016

The food is not bad, but the wait is interminable, and the service is grudging at best. It is true that there is a large selection.

Thank edbens0n
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Not everything is great, but with so many choices you have to blame yourself if you are not happy. Decor: It's an old diner. Not much ambiance unless you love old diners.

Thank linderandall
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 364 East Ave, Pawtucket, RI 02860-5216
  • Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Pawtucket
  • Phone Number: +1 401-726-8390
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