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7 Steeple St, Providence, RI 02903-1329
+1 401-751-0350
17:00 - 22:00
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Mon - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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West Greenwich, Rhode Island
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269 reviews
167 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here to have a cocktail and an appetizer and was impressed with how cozy and quaint the restaurant/bar was, the pumpkin hummus was unbelievable… The best we ever had. It came with pomegranate seeds on it andjust the perfect flavor, with warm bread. The mussels and tomatoes bruschetta appetizer was good... would've liked a few more mussels... but... More 

Thank Christine D
Providence, Rhode Island
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

An original menu. Friendly service and a place where food matters. The wine selections is also very decent.

Thank Nangala14
Monument Beach, Massachusetts, United States
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490 reviews
251 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 237 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

To dinner with friends during a Waterfire evening. Made reservations for 7:30 and were seated just after 8. Was next to the hostess who kept bumping into the back of my chair throughout the evening. The menu requires a PhD to understand but we managed. Some good wines but very expensive. Appetizers were good - steamers were good but each... More 

Thank Peter R
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

Several years ago we had a really memorable dinner at the bar here. Finding ourselves in Providence again, we were looking forward to the pleasure of dining at New Rivers again but with full table service this time. Big mistake. First, let me say that the food is delicious and designed to take full advantage of local, seasonal food. The... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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173 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

Was here with local friends. The commended it and indeed food was great. Can be crowded it seems so book ahead.

Thank Ellehoj
Egchel, netherlands.
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76 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

We visited this restaurant while travelling with a group. The restaurant itself has a cosy atmosphere. The initial service, when offering the map and ordering drinks took a bit long from my perspective, but not annoyingly. We had the oysters as starters to share - phantastic, local, fresh! As main course I had the burger - see picture attached. Was... More 

Thank Rob H
St. Pete Beach, Florida
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49 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016

Great place to eat, different entrees on the menu. Had the giant shrimp cocktail, and they were giant and very firm and tasty. Did the Resturant week prefix menu and it was great. The berries and cream for dessert was amazing.

Thank KPK713
Bristol, Rhode Island
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32 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

We both tried a pasta dish. It was so good I had to try to re-create it at home. I love that they have some unusual items since if I am going out I prefer it not be something I usually make at home.

Thank shamrockri1
North Attleboro, Massachusetts
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100 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2016

This restaurant is one of a kind. It's unique layout lends itself to a multitude of different dining experiences. The bar is fun to sit at take in the people coming and going, and the adjacent dining room is darker and more intimate. The food is locally sourced and really well done, as are the desserts. New Rivers is a... More 

Thank cbrislin
Boston, MA
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61 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 April 2016

A colleague and I wanted to eat within walking distance of campus but not at a student hangout. This was the answer. Unpretentiously elegant, with food and ambience to match. I had chicken, roasted to tender perfection in buttermilk, with a side order of brussels sprouts; my dining partner enjoyed whichever fish was on the menu for that evening. The... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$41 - US$80
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7 Steeple St, Providence, RI 02903-1329
  • Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Providence
  • Phone Number: +1 401-751-0350

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