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“Great lunch spot!”

Hemenway's Seafood Grill & Oyster Bar
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Ranked #4 of 798 Restaurants in Providence
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$31 - US$40
Cuisines: American, Seafood, Soups
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Good for: Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, View, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups
Dining options: Lunch, After-hours, Dinner, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Private Dining, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Valet Parking, Validated Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Description: Located on the River in downtown Providence, Hemenway’s is Rhode Island’s premiere seafood address. Aspiring to bring you the freshest and highest quality fin-fish, shellfish and mollusks in the United States while delivering genuine hospitality in a relaxed, social atmosphere. Hemenway’s offers an award-winning wine list, customized private dining for up to 45 guests, seasonal al fresco dining and full menu service in the bar area.
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Great lunch spot!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2014 via mobile

We went here for lunch on our way from Boston to Newport. The lobster roll was excellent as was the short rib grilled cheese. We had a great table and wonderful service. Parking is validated/discounted too, which is a plus.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Fabulous Seafood!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2014 via mobile

My husband and I have enjoyed this restaurant several times on our visits to Providence. We live in Newburgh, IN, so it's a real treat to order great seafood. This visit was no exception! Two members of our family ordered the evening's special of crabmeat wrapped in sole and it was outstanding. Our daughter in law loved her salmon and our son's ahi tuna salad was also delicious. We chose to eat outside because the weather was lovely but I would recommend dining inside because of traffic noise.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
“Loved it!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2014

Great food, great staff! The lobster Mac and cheese was great! It has both outside and inside eating! Staff is very attentive the bacon wrapped scallops are almost as good as s and p oyster !

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
“Great Experience”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2014

The food was was excellent. S had grilled swordfish and I had the seared tuna. It was beautifully rare, as requested.

The room has a very high ceiling so it is not as noisy as it might be otherwise. The volume gives the sense of a larger room, but it remains rather intimate.

Our waiter, Danny, was terrific. Attentive, of course, but with a ready sense of humor as he was with advice and recommendations.

We finished our meal with coffee, prepared table-side in a French press, and we shared a piece of cheesecake. Delicious, and half a piece each was perfect for us.

Visited August 2014
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2014 via mobile

My sister and I stopped by this place on our way home to Jersey from a road trip to Boston... We picked it based solely on Trip Advisor reviews and it did NOT disappoint! The clam chowder is great.. The grilled scallops were perfect, the service was friendly, helpful and prompt. The price is a little up there, but considering that their specialty is seafood, it makes since. I regret nothing.

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