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Bravo Brasserie

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$$ - $$$
Downtown Providence
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123 Empire St, Providence, RI 02903-3217 (Washington Street)
+1 401-490-5112
17:00 - 22:00
Closed now
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Sun 11:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 17:00 - 22:00
Fri 11:30 - 23:00
Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

If you are in need for a place to hold a function, Bravo is the place to go. Held a buffet dinner for 41 people after PC graduation on sunday, The venue was BEAUTIFUL, the food was DELICIOUS, and the staff was PHENOMENAL and ACCOMODATING. They allow you to decorate the room as you wish and allow for cakes to... More 

Thank Lori M
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a fabulous Caesar salad sitting at the bar. Bartender was attentive and fun. Although busy, lunch was served in a timely manner. We parked on the street but there is valet parking which is nice in downtown Providence.

Thank Susan L
New Delhi, India
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great ambiance, great food, nice bar and good lively music...the restaurant is a value for money option when you are looking for a good food and wine combo in great value....

Thank ManojRana
Hickory, North Carolina
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Monday night special; dinner for two was great! The portions, the taste and the price were wonderful.

Thank Mike-Hickory-NC
Boston, Massachusetts
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37 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 March 2017

The menu is a little bit of everything. It's not quite a typical French restaurant, like one would imagine...which is fine for me. We had fresh shrimp and oysters for an appetizer (the mignonette for the oysters was outstanding). The sesame tuna I had for my entree was wonderful as well. Very rare and very flavorful. The special that night... More 

Thank FionaHematoma
Providence, Rhode Island
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62 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

Good touches of vintage and new decor. We were a pre-theatre crowd and our server was reassuringly attentive. He also recommended a favored mixed drink that pleased several. Nice touch of a small baguette served warm inside a brown paper bag. Generous quantity of whipped butter that melted nicely. My beet salad with shrimps was a good follow to the... More 

Thank dadzone
Somerset, Massachusetts
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49 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2017

Prior to attending the theater, we had lunch. We didn't have a reservation but were welcomed. The service was immediate and excellent. We each had bloody mary's, onion soup, and shared the lobster sandwich. Delicious choices on our part. Tea and a caramel cake topped off our lunch. Perfect timing. Pefect lunch!

Thank Barbara M
Dartmouth, Massachusetts
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73 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 January 2017

My wife and I went to Bravo for Restaurant Week. However, we went on a Monday and found that on that day Bravo didn't really have a special for Restaurant Week but instead offered the special it offers every Monday. What we discovered, however, was that the ordinary Monday special was better than the Restaurant Week special, at least for... More 

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Northbridge, Massachusetts
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91 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

Stopped in as a family for lunch before a Prov College day game on Saturday. Restaurant was empty due to upcoming snow storm. Despite that, our service was fair at best. Please note that there is NO kids menu, but they do accommodate children, so one had pancakes (no choc chips though) & one had chicken fingers (which were surprisingly... More 

Thank Sarah V
Rehoboth, Massachusetts
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46 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 December 2016

We really enjoyed the food and ambiance at Bravo. Staff was very friendly and even held our leftovers for pickup after the show. It was a bit loud at times which made it tough for the older people we were with to hear but everyone still had a great time. After dinner we walked literally across the street and were... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$35
Steakhouse, American, French, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 123 Empire St, Providence, RI 02903-3217
    (Washington Street)
  • Public Transportation: RIPTA Trolley and Bus Service.
  • Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Providence>  > Downtown Providence
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown Providence
  • Phone Number: +1 401-490-5112
Bravo Brasserie has a stylish atmosphere that is great for a nice sit-down lunch or dinner. In the evenings it has a cozy lounge that is perfect for a few drinks with friends.
Bravo Brasserie is an elegant eatery located in the heart of Providence"s Theater District, two blocks from Kennedy Plaza. Bravo is a full service restaurant complete with excellent menus and a large selection of wines from regions around the world.
Located on the second floor is an award-winning banquet facility for private functions. It has large picture windows overlooking the city and the Trinity Repertory Theater. Its a must see!

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?