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Redlefsen's Rotisserie & Grill

444 Thames St, Bristol, RI 02809-1932
+1 401-254-1188
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good33%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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Open Now
11:30 AM - 8:45 PMAll hours
Seafood, German, European, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
444 Thames St, Bristol, RI 02809-1932
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We have eaten many times at Redlefsen's and have always had great dinners and excellent service. Last night we went to celebrate a friends birthday, and again everything was perfect. I spent some time at the bar waiting for my friends and had some very...More

Thank Lawrence A
Jeff G, Owner at Redlefsen's Rotisserie & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Awe, thank you so much. I really appreciate you writing about us and the family feeling. It is what I hope people feel about Redlefsen's because we are a small family.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The menue is varied with many options and the food is good quality,but Not what I would expect from this type of Resturant. The owner or owners dad is a roaming man around the dinning room updating tables of the authenticy of the food and...More

Thank Leoedward2015
Jeff G, Owner at Redlefsen's Rotisserie & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for the review. Yes it is a mixed menu. Why not be all German. Frankly, because we'd be closed. I believe in dense cities and places people on vacation are willing to drive for the German experience, like New Hampshire, a restaurant might...More

Reviewed 25 December 2017 via mobile

Been to Redlefsen’s a number of times over the years. It’s still good and worth trying, but seems to have slipped a bit and hope the owner tightens things back up. This time, my steak was pretty thinly cut and then overdone when I ordered...More

Thank CaseyfromBoston
Reviewed 18 December 2017 via mobile

Hadn't been to the restaurant in awhile, was out of area. After finishing a great meal I keep thinking that I had been missing a lot. Everyone ordered something different, short ribs, salmon, claims over pasta and a German dish, all great. Shared salads and...More

Thank daria dbentley
Reviewed 5 December 2017

Although the menu features a variety of foods, we came here for the German food. I will add that I grew up on German food. One of our party chose a non-German dish and was satisfied. I would suggest that this is not the place...More

Thank Linda H
Reviewed 10 November 2017

There is probably no better place to get a simple or complex salad with or without the trimmings you desire. From burgers to fish specials and a traditional weiner snitzle, Redlefsens has it all. They are an established favorite in the Bristol area going back...More

Thank Stephanb1126
Jeff G, Owner at Redlefsen's Rotisserie & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 11 November 2017

Wow. Thank you for the great review.

Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

Had a very nice lunch and beer at the south point of the East Bay Bike Path. Just what I needed before heading back!More

Thank James M
Jeff G, Owner at Redlefsen's Rotisserie & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 11 November 2017

Thank you very much for the kind review. We love seeing cyclists and want to encourage more of them. Here's a recommendation for cyclists. If you ride all the way from India Point in Providence and find yourself pushing hard on the way home, you...More

Reviewed 20 October 2017

Great food, great service and always a great experience. We eat here every time we visit my wife's family.

Thank rudeman33
Jeff G, Owner at Redlefsen's Rotisserie & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 21 October 2017

Hey, thanks for the review. We are are the only Schnitzel in Bristol. Actually RI just lost Faust as a Providence German restaurant. Thank you for supporting us. I do appreciate the help.

Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

Great atmosphere, food and beer, we went during Oktoberfest time , nice decorations and the German food was close to the real thing, we will definitely be back

Thank Ggrund3
Jeff G, Owner at Redlefsen's Rotisserie & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 20 October 2017

Thank you for the review.

Reviewed 12 October 2017

The food was served buffet style with lots of options to accommodate many diets - the owner and staff was super friendly and we had an entire room to ourselves. Right on the water!

Thank Lilli M
Jeff G, Manager at Redlefsen's Rotisserie & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 13 October 2017

Thank you very much Lilli. You're very kind to write that review. I am glad you had a great experience. Your party was a lot of fun for the staff too.

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22 September 2016|
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Response from Jeff G | Property representative |
Sorry for the late reply, Oktoberfest nights are Wednesday and Thursday. We celebrate the last week in September, every week in October and the first week of November as an encore because so many people still want to come... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$31
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Private Dining, Parking Available, Television
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
4:30 PM - 8:30 PM
4:30 PM - 8:45 PM
11:30 AM - 8:45 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 444 Thames St, Bristol, RI 02809-1932
    (Franklin Street)
  • Public Transportation: There is a bus stop at Hope street and Franklin Street.
  • Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Bristol
  • Phone Number: +1 401-254-1188
  • E-mail
Redlefsen's is a German - American Restaurant which celebrates it's German heritage while allowing a percentage of its menu to satisfy other worldly palates. The porcelain beer towers pour German drafts in proper glassware, including das boot. The schnitzels and sauerbraten are as authentic as if you were in Bavaria. But if someone in your group must have calamari, Redlefsen's will be able to provide one of the best in the State.
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