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East Side Pocket

278 Thayer St, Providence, RI 02906-1548
+1 401-453-1100
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good24%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“wraps” (25 reviews)
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Fast food, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
278 Thayer St, Providence, RI 02906-1548
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

East side pockets is one of the longest standing restaurants on Thayer St for a reason. Because their food is delicious, service is quick, they have the best falafels. Falafel appetizer and falafel wrap is a must. The home made hummus chips with house hummus...More

1  Thank Kyu k
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a great little lunch spot! Had the falafel wrap and it was really good. The guys working were friendly and the place was clean.

1  Thank dukecrazie20
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Quick easy lunch or dinner. Always looks busy but Line moves fast. Best falafel in town. Try something different you won’t be disappointed

Thank KitCatBaybuzard
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food and the place is clean. Only parking sometimes late night and weekend is hard. A lot of university students. A little tight for big family. Best to order out.

Thank Maya R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Terrific falafel wraps with many choices of additions to the wrap. Delicious. Eat in at one of few tables inside or out. Or take away for picnic on Brown campus.

Thank Vera285
Reviewed 1 week ago

Fast food at its best on Thayer St. The pockets are made in front of you. Product is fairly fresh. If you don't expect too much, you won't be disappointed.

Thank Kbro1122
Reviewed 1 week ago

Food is great, people are friendly, have gotten take-out many time never been disappointed. Great place for Syrian food, as authentic as home made

Thank smpy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in this place during work visit to Providence. Ordered the Falafel and chicken kabobs. The chicken was good but a tad on the dry side. However the Falafels were some of the best I have ever had anywhere. Would definitely recommend ordering the falafels...More

Thank dgouldd
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

When the wife and I have run out of time to cook on the week nights, this has been one our go tos for the past 20 10 years or more. Falafal, gyros, lemon chicken- its alll good. Its always busy but the line moves...More

Thank stormf105
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I don't like bottled water under any circumstances. It is a stupid waste of resources when excellent water comes free out of the tap. And I like an establishment even less that adds to its profit line by refusing to serve customers tap water when...More

Thank patisson
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David G
28 October 2015|
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Response from Kyu k | Reviewed this property |
I don't think they are gluten free because they are most likely made with bulgur wheat.
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Restaurant Details

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Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 2:00 AM
10:00 AM - 2:00 AM
10:00 AM - 2:00 AM
10:00 AM - 2:00 AM
10:00 AM - 2:00 AM
10:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 278 Thayer St, Providence, RI 02906-1548
  • Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Providence>  > College Hill
  • Neighbourhood: College Hill
  • Phone Number: +1 401-453-1100
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