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New Rivers

7 Steeple St, Providence, RI 02903-1329
+1 401-751-0350
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good22%
  • Average6%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
7 Steeple St, Providence, RI 02903-1329
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Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

I love the fact that this restaurant is housed in a historic building with some original touches. Another delight is that the bartender knows how to make a great pear martini. The food menu seems to be well stocked in appetizers and sides, but not...More

Thank Mike P
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

Surprised I didn’t know about this spot earlier. Looks small from outside but actually decent amount of seats inside. Maybe about 6 seats at the bar. It’d be best to make reservations before coming though I was lucky enough to get a couple of seats...More

Thank Vjay S
Reviewed 11 October 2017

I visited new rivers last night. Delicious food, the menu offered a good breadth of options. The staff was attentive and in great spirits

Thank Lucky L
Reviewed 18 September 2017

Service is over-the top, but food is great. And how about those $1 oysters on Thurs nights. Everything on the menu is great. (OK, we didn't try everything, but it was a big group and everyone enjoyed their selections.) Def worth a visit if you...More

Thank MATravelerBOS
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

Its become a tradition to stop in Providence on way to Cape Cod each summer specifically to dine at New Rivers. Atmosphere is lovely, understated historic New England. Service is top notch and very accommodating. But the food is the draw. The emphasis is simple...More

Thank Travel-with-Terriers
Reviewed 15 August 2017

Holy cowabunga, this restaurant was phenomenal. My fiance and I went for my birthday on suggestion from someone in town. We are huge foodies and love finding new favorites - this is now on the list thanks to food, service, & atmosphere. We arrived around...More

Thank rianej
Reviewed 22 July 2017

My husband and I dined at New Rivers on a Thursday night during Providence Restaurant Week. I had been meaning to try this restaurant for months (walked past it a few times and marveled at its soft lights and ambiance) and decided that their menu...More

Thank kaitmarie
Reviewed 14 June 2017

Four of us went for dinner as part of a "girls night away" and all of us really enjoyed it. Between us, there were two glasses of wine, two appetizers, four entrees and one dessert, and the total came to lust under $50 pp. The...More

Thank Janie W
Reviewed 31 May 2017

Our party of 13 famished people descended on the lovely, quite intimate eatery ideally located at the bottom of college hill in beautiful Providence, given this was one of many graduation dinners...We started up with storm of cocktails all perfectly mixed, stirred and shaken. Then...More

Thank Ocalas
Reviewed 27 April 2017

It is a very nice and comfortable setting. The waiters are good and service is excellent. The food itself is worth it all.

Thank vlyneDelmas
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$41 - US$80
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7 Steeple St, Providence, RI 02903-1329
  • Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Providence
  • Phone Number: +1 401-751-0350
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