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Bacaro Restaurant

262 S Water St, Providence, RI 02903-2969
+1 401-751-3700
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good17%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible8%
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“salumeria” (12 reviews)
“tapas” (25 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
262 S Water St, Providence, RI 02903-2969
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a warm and welcoming Italian restaurant in a nice part of town. The vibe is Italian, starting from the nice smell and blend of different different Italian meals being cooked to the casual yet high quality and pointed service by the waitresses. For...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank ginob893
Reviewed November 3, 2018 via mobile

I visited Bacaro for a business dinner and the location was great. Easy to find parking and right next to the river. We loved the custom charcuterie option! For dinner I had the rigatoni with veal bolognese and it was delicious. Had leftovers for lunch...More

Date of visit: November 2018
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Reviewed October 3, 2018

This is a truly beautiful restaurant. We sat at the bar and had appetizers, pizza's and drinks. The food and service was 5 star. Brenda was our bartender and she was super! The food is extremely well presented, prepared perfectly and creatively. We had a...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank William A C
Reviewed September 18, 2018 via mobile

Went last Saturday with friends, sat on patio. Didn't have to wait for seating at all. The waiter was friendly and said they are a from scratch kitchen and since the kitchen was closing soon, if we wanted to order dessert had to do this...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Lisa D
Reviewed September 17, 2018

As a group of six, we arrived in two groups of three. We advised the wait staff (Dan) that there were additional people coming and they seated us and said that when everybody arrives they would attend to us. When everybody arrived shortly (in time...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank dugbote
Reviewed September 12, 2018

I'd been meaning to try this spot for a while and finally got to do so. They have 2 levels of seating along with a bar area. Most people make reservations but there are some open tables if you go there early. Good selection of...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank vjays
Reviewed August 26, 2018

Had dinner here with my daughter when I came in to drop her off for University. Situated on the waterfront this was an easy walk from our AirBnB on College Hill. Bacaro serves classic high end Italian food. We started by splitting the grilled stone...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank suzys968
Reviewed August 21, 2018

Bacaro is one of the better rated restaurants in Providence. Though not our favorite place in a city with many excellent restaurants, we've been several times and have never been disappointed. Until tonight. One would think that a Tuesday would be a good night to...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank mackerel
Reviewed August 21, 2018

First time here, large party, 1100 bill. Seated with reservation promptly. Main waitress had a voice so loud it became a joke at the table all evening. She seemed to be unaware she needed to clear the huge menu’s before the appetizers arrived and then...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank smalleststate
Reviewed June 24, 2018

no waiting, amazing wine list, very creative and delicious food! I know I said it before but the pork belly tapa is amazing

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank gvg2017
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Response from brendanh242 | Reviewed this property |
It is a blend of jeans with business casual shoes and a dress shirt. Some add a blazer to the aforementioned combination. I have been twice and once dressed as above the first time. The second time I dressed as business... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$75
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 262 S Water St, Providence, RI 02903-2969
  • Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Providence>  > Downtown Providence
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown Providence
  • Phone Number: +1 401-751-3700
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