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New Rivers

7 Steeple St, Providence, RI 02903-1329
+1 401-751-0350
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good22%
  • Average5%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
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“charcuterie” (8 reviews)
“scallops” (14 reviews)
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American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
7 Steeple St, Providence, RI 02903-1329
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Reviewed 14 March 2018

My husband and I dined here with another couple. We had the most delicious meal made with fresh, perfectly cooked ingredients. I had roasted scallops which were perfectly cooked. We shared a few appetizers - roasted littlenecks, brussel sprouts (the best I've ever had), and...More

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Reviewed 24 December 2017 via mobile

Took our adult children here for holiday meal out. Warmly greeted — by cozy inviting atmosphere, hostess and waitress. Waitress extremely pleasant and very knowledgeable. On her recommendation began with charcuterie — excellent kielbasa, rillettes and foie gras mousse — with outstanding Jasper Hill Willoughby...More

Thank Bill M
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

I love the fact that this restaurant is housed in a historic building with some original touches. Another delight is that the bartender knows how to make a great pear martini. The food menu seems to be well stocked in appetizers and sides, but not...More

Thank Mike P
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

Surprised I didn’t know about this spot earlier. Looks small from outside but actually decent amount of seats inside. Maybe about 6 seats at the bar. It’d be best to make reservations before coming though I was lucky enough to get a couple of seats...More

Thank Vjay S
Reviewed 12 October 2017

I visited new rivers last night. Delicious food, the menu offered a good breadth of options. The staff was attentive and in great spirits

Thank Lucky L
Reviewed 18 September 2017

Service is over-the top, but food is great. And how about those $1 oysters on Thurs nights. Everything on the menu is great. (OK, we didn't try everything, but it was a big group and everyone enjoyed their selections.) Def worth a visit if you...More

Thank MATravelerBOS
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

Its become a tradition to stop in Providence on way to Cape Cod each summer specifically to dine at New Rivers. Atmosphere is lovely, understated historic New England. Service is top notch and very accommodating. But the food is the draw. The emphasis is simple...More

Thank Travel-with-Terriers
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Holy cowabunga, this restaurant was phenomenal. My fiance and I went for my birthday on suggestion from someone in town. We are huge foodies and love finding new favorites - this is now on the list thanks to food, service, & atmosphere. We arrived around...More

Thank rianej
Reviewed 22 July 2017

My husband and I dined at New Rivers on a Thursday night during Providence Restaurant Week. I had been meaning to try this restaurant for months (walked past it a few times and marveled at its soft lights and ambiance) and decided that their menu...More

Thank kaitmarie
Reviewed 14 June 2017

Four of us went for dinner as part of a "girls night away" and all of us really enjoyed it. Between us, there were two glasses of wine, two appetizers, four entrees and one dessert, and the total came to lust under $50 pp. The...More

Thank Janie W
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Average prices
US$41 - US$80
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7 Steeple St, Providence, RI 02903-1329
  • Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Providence
  • Phone Number: +1 401-751-0350
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