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O Dinis Restaurant

579 Warren Ave, East Providence, RI 02914-2816
+1 401-438-3769
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Overview
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good30%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pork” (16 reviews)
“potatoes” (12 reviews)
“octopus” (6 reviews)
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CUISINES
European, Portuguese
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
579 Warren Ave, East Providence, RI 02914-2816
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1 - 10 of 108 reviews

Reviewed 30 October 2017

This Portuguese restaurant offers an unpretentious and homey atmosphere. The staff is friendly and attentive; however, the wait time for my dish, that appeared basically as a pork and potato stew with a few quahogs on the side, was much too long—even for the amount...More

Thank OklaNative
Reviewed 28 October 2017

Have a great lunch here for the first time( had been here for dinner many times) in Sept. I ordered the daily special of Fried Sea bass with Portuguese fries. My wife had the octopus stew with potato. Both dishes came out pipping hot &...More

Thank Philip F
Reviewed 11 October 2017

Wonderful food, great atmosphere. Attentive and friendly staff. Night out, family dinner or party, you will enjoy it.

Thank Lidia J
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

This goes down as one of our favorite meals ever! If I could have bought a quart of that gravy I would have. The traditional Portuguese meal PORCO À ALENTEJANA (pork w/clams) is definitely something everyone needs to try. Just sayin... Our waitress was knowledgeable,...More

1  Thank DenayF67
Reviewed 30 July 2017

Stopped in for lunch after watching a Bizarre Foods shoutout to the great hole-in-the-wall Portuguese restaurant. The place is small and the line out the door is a good sign. The greeting was friendly and the service good in spite of the filled room. Best...More

Thank Mikeb1Falmouth_MA
Reviewed 15 July 2017

The place is definitely a hole-in-the-wall with great food. The service is spotty especially if they are busy. The disappointing part was the fact that they were out of the one dish they are supposedly known for...Bacalhau na Brasa. Then they were out of the...More

Thank bizandfun
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Been to this restaurant many, many times. Monday nights they have a small buffet and music afterwards. Food is always fresh and delicious. Staff is courteous and attentive. The grilled chourico appetizer is outrageous

Thank bobc51458
Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

I don't gush too often but this place is just fabulous. Even though the place was packed on a Monday night they figured out a way to seat us. We didn't regret it. The food is super authentic Portuguese and the crowd seems to be...More

Thank mathlawguy
Reviewed 4 June 2017

Excellent, excellent, excellent. Did I say excellent? Fantastic Portuguese cuisine,better come on an empty stomach. Love the sangria and the Bitoque. You better get there early, if you want to experience amazing food. The ladies who work here are lovely and the mousse and espresso...More

Thank Tara H
Reviewed 23 May 2017

great service and not rushed I don't drink but they have a liquor license great dessert my friend tried octopus and liked it not my cup of tea.

Thank mla41
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Tim R
13 October 2016|
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Response from Samual0418 | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure but it seems like they have been there for a long time. Everyone seemed to know each other. Also the staff knew almost all of their customers. It is a small restaurant. The furniture is older so seems that... More
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ggrossi
8 September 2015|
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Response from snow_beach | Reviewed this property |
my understanding is that almost every Saturday they have rabbit. I think it is rare that they don't.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$12
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Monday
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Friday
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Saturday
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 579 Warren Ave, East Providence, RI 02914-2816
  • Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  East Providence
  • Phone Number: +1 401-438-3769
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