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285 Water St, Warren, RI 02885
+1 401-289-2265
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good31%
  • Average19%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible6%
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American, Bar, Seafood, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
285 Water St, Warren, RI 02885
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Reviewed 30 October 2017

We were visiting in the area and this place came recommended by a local. Our server was a very nice lady, but she literally was the only server of the whole floor. We must of sat for 5 minutes before anyone came to our table...More

Thank gramma06_11
Reviewed 12 October 2017

Beautiful location, friendly helpful staff,bright modern environment, contributed to a fabulous ambience. The Cod was to die for ...the french fries unlike any I've tasted before (super-yummy). Thank you SOOOO much...a most memorable experience.

Thank Cymro12
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

Some spectacular views during sunset by the side of few yachts, small boats and a serene river. Picture this and you are actually inside the Trafford restaurant. A large house seem to have gotten transformed into this wonderful place. They don't have a huge menu...More

Thank ramsdesk
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

Family of nine visited on a Friday evening. I had clams in white sauce with linguini that was very nice. Three had shrimp Scampi that was a nice portion. Two had a steak and lobster dish which had two small lobster claws and nice piece...More

1  Thank Frank R
Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

Trafford's was a lovely find recommended by our Airbnb owner. We were there for lunch and both had the cod, which was incredibly fresh and cooked perfectly. We were able to sit on the outside porch and even though it was warm, there was a...More

Thank swajwilson
Reviewed 10 September 2017

The family, from GA and MA, came over to RI to see the son/grandson. We had a great lunch out on the deck close to the water. Service was attentive and timely. Check was delivered in a timely manner. Menu had enough selections to make...More

Thank John M
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Occasionally dine here but last visit was a disappointment! Noted the salmon portion reduced to one finger-width accompanied by rogue leafy greens in side-salad. The service was sub-par: little affect with a touch of attitude. No thanks! There are many other wonderful eats within walking...More

3  Thank Anne C
RWG59, Owner at Trafford, responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2017

Hi Anne, I am sorry to read about your poor experience and the size of your piece of salmon. We have not changed the portion size since we have opened so either it was incorrectly weighed or it looked smaller than it actually was. Either...More

Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

The deck has a really nice view of the Barrington River. A coup of Small Plates and a couple of beers - what's not to like on a summer day?

Thank Mike G
Reviewed 17 August 2017

I was looking for a nice place to take my 2 elderly Aunts. One lives in East Providence so I decided to take them to Traffords and it was a big hit! 2 of my favorite cousins joined us and the 5 of us enjoyed...More

Thank jamestownrebecca
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

Great setting water views all around. Scallops were cooked to perfection! Had shortcake for dessert and it was delicious. The authentic kind like mom use to make!

1  Thank Judy G
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Anthony C
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
Lunch, Breakfast, 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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, View, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
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!
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