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285 Water St, Warren, RI 02885
+1 401-289-2265
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good32%
  • Average18%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible7%
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American, Bar, Seafood, Pub, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
285 Water St, Warren, RI 02885
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We couldn't get a reservation at one of our usual spots since I waited too long to make it. So, since it was to be a birthday dinner, we figured we'd try something a little different and stumbled upon Trafford's. The service was excellent, and...More

Thank Mikeonforest
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Sitting outside in the summer is spectacular. Food and drinks are inconsistent. The space is amazing. I wish it was better!!

Thank meglu
Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

Parking is free in a shell covered extremely bumpy lot by this waterside restaurant. There are two levels. We were seated upstairs at a table for two with a beautiful water view. The hostess was friendly. We dined for Sunday brunch ordering beet salad, spinach...More

2  Thank MosesG956
Reviewed 23 February 2017

Found this fantastic restaurant while taking a drive! It is right on the water with spectacular views all year round. The inside is bright and airy. We had sandwiches that were packed with flavor ( pulled pork quesadilla, chicken mozzarella ) with awesome French fries....More

Thank CarlaVPM
Reviewed 20 February 2017

We had a wonderful lunch up on the 2nd floor (which I would recommend). The views of the water are spectacular. The hostess was great and were seated promptly. Waitress was friendly and helpful. This is nice comfort food. We had burgers, fish tacos, quesidillas...More

Thank J0hnPM10
Reviewed 3 February 2017

Anytime you find a place on the water... it just feels and looks good. You can usually tolerate everything else if its not up to the same standard as the location. This is a nice spot with ok food and over priced for what you...More

Thank Christopher W
RWG59, Owner at Trafford, responded to this review

Hi Chris, Thank you for your review of my restaurant though it is not what I want to hear I do take all reviews very seriously. Could you give me a few more details regarding your experience? What did you order,when did you visit where...More

Reviewed 16 December 2016

We ate at Trafford all three nights of our visit to Warren. We found the staff to be friendly, the food to be fresh and nicely prepared and the prices to be reasonable. It was nice to sample a local craft brew and it was...More

Thank Terrapin57
Reviewed 6 December 2016

Wonderful Sunday brunch with a view. Sat upstairs, great view. Full brunch menu. Helpful staff, great service.

Thank Alan L
Reviewed 31 October 2016

Beautiful view and ambience however today I had a salad that was brown, fish that was greasy and tasteless with a sauce that tasted old. This is my 4th and final try. Shame on me for ever going back. For a Rhode Island restaurant on...More

Thank lilaynie
RWG59, Owner at Trafford, responded to this review

I want to apologize for not meeting your expectations regarding the food quality that was served to you. I work real hard trying to make every part of the experience at Trafford's a very pleasurable and satisfying visit. Unfortunately I had hired a new chef...More

Reviewed 27 October 2016

Lunch on the porch, beautiful blue sky, sparkling water and delicious food. Who could ask for anything else on a warm fall day in October? Our server was welcoming, polite, knowledgeable about the menu and generous with his time. This diner was happy to see...More

1  Thank Jennifer S
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Anthony C
Do you have gluten free options?
5 June 2015|
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Response from Anthony C |
We dined at Trafford's last evening, and there were plenty of gluten free options! This is a wonderful place to dine!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$17 - US$34
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Television, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, View, Romantic, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
09:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 285 Water St, Warren, RI 02885
  • Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Warren
  • Phone Number: +1 401-289-2265
  • E-mail
Waterfront dining with stunning views and great food to match!