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115 Empire St, Providence, RI 02903-3217
+1 401-831-9327
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Vegan Mac N Cheese = Yum!

Great fun, cool atmosphere. My favorite food item is definitely the vegan mac n cheese. I swear... read more

Reviewed 27 April 2017
Providence, Rhode Island
Excellent informal restaurant.

Always an excellent meal. Very informal surroundings. Decent service, maybe understaffed. I'd still... read more

Reviewed 13 September 2016
Jamestown, RI
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The Empire Street complex is one of three buildings owned and operated by AS220. The Empire Street complex houses The Bar at AS220, AS220 Foo(d), AS220's Performance Space, AS220 Youth (serving young people 14-20), the Paul Krot B&W Community Darkrooms, 3 of 4 Visual Art Exhibition Spaces, 15 live/work and work studios for artists, and the 95 Empire black box theater, dance studio and classroom spaces. Empire Street is also home to commercial tenants: Roberto's Barber Shop and Muldowney's Pub. AS220's other locations are the Dreyfus, 95 Mathewson St, where you can find the Project Space Gallery, and the Mercantile Block, 131 Washington St, which houses, among other things, AS220 Photo, AS220 Labs, and its publicly accessible Printshop.
  • Excellent33%
  • Very good59%
  • Average8%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
27 Apr 2017
“Vegan Mac N Cheese = Yum!”
13 Sep 2016
“Excellent informal restaurant.”
115 Empire St, Providence, RI 02903-3217
+1 401-831-9327
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Reviewed 27 April 2017

Great fun, cool atmosphere. My favorite food item is definitely the vegan mac n cheese. I swear it's better than real mac n cheese, I don't know how they do it. In terms of entertainment, there's always something going on whether it's an art show,...More

Thank sethwillisandfam
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Always an excellent meal. Very informal surroundings. Decent service, maybe understaffed. I'd still recommend it highly.

Thank nb500
Reviewed 19 June 2016

Unique little place tucked into downtown offers a variety of options from a music scene to a bar and a restaurant. The food scene is focused on being locavore...farmer's markets and fresh options, plus a good vegan and vegetarian place. Then there's the local arts...More

Thank MaryKop
Reviewed 15 April 2016

I love AS220. They have an area for small concerts, there's a bar area and an area where they have small farmer's market type shops on the weekends. The people are friendly and there's always something unique going on there. I've been there for several...More

Thank Heather R
Reviewed 21 December 2015

See and art show, take a dance class, share a meal with friends. AS220 has many things to offer many people. We had a great dinner there before heading over to PPAC. With a relaxed and hip vibe, you can have a fast or slow...More

1  Thank panama2000
Reviewed 16 July 2015

I came here to see my friends perform a set on a Tuesday night. The layout offers a great opportunity for this place to be kind to musicians in that the bar/restaurant is a separate room with a door, so noise from other patrons shouldn't...More

Thank Travis C
Reviewed 21 July 2014

The best chickpeas ever! Who knew chickpeas could taste so good or be so addictive. Lots of flavor. Kale salad so yummy. The squid and clam pasta was also delightful. The whole wheat pasta was just right. More restaurants need to serve whole wheat pasta,...More

1  Thank nadomom2
Reviewed 10 September 2013

So thrilled to stumble upon this place in Providence. Food is local, portions ate big, service was quick. Love the many layered stuff that they are doing with arts are youth needing employment options too. Hopes to get back to Providence just to visit again.

Thank sueBoston
Reviewed 11 November 2012

Good, fast food in a small restaurant. Looked like most people stopped by to get lunch to go. My colleague and I ate lunch there and were able to hold a business meeting. There were plenty of vegan options, and the food was satisfying. Would...More

Thank T P M
Reviewed 18 September 2011

AS220 came highly recommended from a friend whose daughter had recently graduated from Brown. We are both fans of our local farmers' markets, and love "eating local". On a recent visit to Providence, my daughter and I decided to stop in for a quick lunch...More

1  Thank decafgreentea
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