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Hope Diner

742 Hope St, Bristol, RI 02809-1931
+1 401-253-1759
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Overview
  • Excellent33%
  • Very good50%
  • Average4%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“cheeseburger” (2 reviews)
“fish hash” (2 reviews)
“french toast” (2 reviews)
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Diner, American
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LOCATION
742 Hope St, Bristol, RI 02809-1931
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Reviewed 13 August 2017

I always enjoy going to the Hope Diner. It's a colorful little place, often full of characters. The cook works in the main room and keeps up some banter with fellow staff and customers. The food is good, too, and the prices low to fair....More

Thank RhodeScholar123
Reviewed 18 July 2017

We love diners and have eaten at plenty, and this diner is far far far from "typical diner fare." Each time we try a different place we realize how good we have it at the Hope Diner! Family run, family friendly, great service, personal attention...More

Thank Kristin L
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

The staff was so nice, they knew everyone and everyone knew them. The chef personally came over to check on the food and to chat with the diners. It is cash only so make sure to have some one you. With that being said the...More

1  Thank zwluka
Reviewed 22 January 2017

The Hope Diner not only dishes out tasty meals -- great eggs, bacon, pancakes, potatoes, sandwiches, etc. -- but also a lot of atmosphere, with the chef in the middle of the dining area, chatting with co-workers and customers. It's a friendly place.

Thank RhodeScholar123
Reviewed 7 September 2016

Have had breakfast here several times. Food is typical diner fare with an old time atmosphere. Last time I had fish hash which was a new thing to me. It was good but not great. Service is good and prices moderate.

Thank WildWillyR
Reviewed 17 March 2016

This is the real deal folks, it is not a TV "that is so cute place"! Do expect good food, because that is what has had me coming back for more than 40 years.

Thank mamadukes52
Reviewed 10 December 2015 via mobile

First trip here and although the breakfast was good will not come back. Very loud chef constantly talking lousy from back was not what I wanted to hear with my breakfast. My husband looked appalled. Not a tidy place guess we are used to more...More

Thank keetlady
Reviewed 3 December 2015

This place is fun because of the characters there, such as the cook, who's often talking loudly to customers and staff alike. It's a friendly place with fine breakfasts and more. I've just had simple egg dishes, but have heard good things about the omelets...More

Thank RhodeScholar123
Reviewed 11 October 2015

Had lunch here on a visit to Bristol for the Herreshoff Marine Museum, America's Cup Hall of Fame. The service was great from the moment we stepped in. It was obvious to everyone that we had not been before, but all the staff, and the...More

Thank Trancedevo
Reviewed 28 March 2015

Whenever we visit good friends in Bristol, we head to the Hope Diner for breakfast for Bobby-O omelets, home fries, chorizo sausage and sweet Portuguese bread. All are served by long time staff who are wonderful. Don't try to go to the Hope if you're...More

1  Thank FoodieNashua
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Diner, American
Meals
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 742 Hope St, Bristol, RI 02809-1931
  • Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Bristol
  • Phone Number: +1 401-253-1759
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