The Best Restaurants in Providence

The Best Restaurants in Providence

Restaurants in Providence offer unique dining experiences that suit a wide variety of taste buds and leave diners satisfied. Here are some of our favorite places to dine near our office which is conveniently located next to the courthouse at 127 Dorrance St Providence, RI 02903


At Birch, you will get a one-of-a-kind dining experience at Benjamin Suckle’s intimate restaurant. Get a four-course meal that will include fresh fish and locally sourced herbs, meat and seafood. Oberlin is the sister restaurant that serves house made pastas and fish that arrived in Rhode Island that morning.It’s one of the restaurants in Providence that doesn’t require reservations.


Right next to Oberlin you will find Greek food at Kleos, which serves as one of the only Greek restaurants in Providence.

Durk’s Bar-B-Q

For good barbeque near Brown University, this is the place to be. Famous for its smoky brisket, you can also have pulled pork or pork ribs. Get everything by the half pound with sides of mac and cheese, cornbread or coleslaw. Order the “Dirty Durk,” the specialty of sausage and pulled pork sandwich.

The East End

One of the restaurants in Providence close to Brown University features 300 types of whiskey and is perfect for whiskey lovers, where it often has whiskey tastings. There is an indoor portion with a speakeasy feel and a seasonal patio outside.

Den Den Korean Fried Chicken

This restaurant off of Thayer Street is part of it’s sister restaurant, Den Den Café Asian and the Korean Fried Chicken has been known to be addictive and comes into two flavors, soy garlic and spicy. Other options include Korean barbecue, spicy rice cakes and ramen.

Knead Doughnuts

This restaurant in Downcity helps with the artisanal doughnut craze that has spread through restaurants in Providence, RI. You will find gourmet doughnuts in traditional varieties and this restaurant will deliver doughnuts in downtown.


This is an understated restaurant that does not serve alcohol, but it has specially dishes like Lamb on Dry Land, which features lamb with chunks of bread and noodles in a spicy and rich broth.

Enoteca Umberto

Located in Federal Hill, also known as Little Italy, this features authentic Italian cuisine paired with Italy’s best wines. The place only seats 18 so plan ahead for reservations.

No matter what you type of food you are in the mood for, you will find it at a local restaurants in Providence, RI.

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