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Broadway Bistro

$$ - $$$
Federal Hill
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205 Broadway, Providence, RI 02903-3017
+1 401-331-2450
17:00 - 00:00
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Sun - Sat 17:00 - 00:00
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Madison, Wisconsin
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126 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I have had two delicious meals at Broadway Bistro, last time it was steak cooked to perfection, a medium rare, mashed potatoes and a delicious glass of white wine. Bread was hot and generous. We also had the Pea Green Salad which was fresh and well seasoned. Servers efficient and friendly, it's my new favorite. Thank you!

Thank jmgraham200
Providence, Rhode Island
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13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2017

I enjoyed the casual setting and the fresh well prepared food. I look forward to going back again . There were so may things on the menus that looked appealing it was hard to choose.

Thank Kathleen M
Providence, Rhode Island
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37 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017

This is a very popular restaurant, always seems to be crowded. Nice dark lighting, full bar. Small enough to be intimate yet still great scene. Definitely worth a night out here.

Providence, Rhode Island
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94 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017

Finally got to come here after hearing good reviews about this place. They re usually full most of the time but also it's a small place with not that much seating. Got here early one evening and was empty then. They take reservations if you are 6 or more but otherwise it's first come first serve. Things I like about... More 

Thank Vjay S
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76 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016

While traveling from out of town for Christmas, I went here with three family members. I called initially to see if they take reservations for four. They do not but the woman who answered the phone promptly and warmly, assured me there should not be a problem being seated or obtaining street parking at the date and time of my... More 

Thank NadineTheQueen
Providence, Rhode Island
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016

Vegetarian options (pasta dish, usually), but the ingredients are diverse and prepared full of flavor. Excellent kitchen and fine waitstaff.

Thank Monteyblanc
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47 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

We stumbled across this place while riding around looking for somewhere to eat WITH parking. It was a great find. It was a intimate setting with great service. The menu was interesting....I couldn't begin to tell you whats on it....unusual stuff! We had a chicken meal, a fish (Hake) meal and the house gnocchi which were all very good. I... More 

Thank MsGME
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37 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2016 via mobile

Great evening with friends and delicious meals. The ribs and grits were a must for an appetizer. The Monk Fish was very, very good! Wait staff was friendly and accommodating for our party of 8.

Thank Chipwam
Franklin, Massachusetts
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32 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2016

This was a cozy spot for an evening out with my husband. The cocktails were unique and yummy. The food was excellent quality and not your standard dishes. For example, I had a salmon dish but it was wrapped in phyllo dough and had coconut milk, cashews and lentils. A tad too salty but overall an enjoyable dish. Would definitely... More 

Thank minnowhead
Rhode Island
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131 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2015

My wife and I have been here several times and will be coming back again. I would never have tried something called "Crispy Cauliflower with Kale" anywhere else and it is delicious! My chicken was superb and her monkfish was equally delightful. This bistro lives up to its reputation among locals as a great place for dinner and I am... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
17:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 205 Broadway, Providence, RI 02903-3017
  • Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Providence>  > Federal Hill
  • Neighbourhood: Federal Hill
  • Phone Number: +1 401-331-2450

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