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Providence Oyster Bar

283 Atwells Ave, Providence, RI 02903-1522
+1 401-272-8866
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good30%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“oysters” (115 reviews)
“lobster roll” (26 reviews)
“sushi” (26 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Sushi, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
283 Atwells Ave, Providence, RI 02903-1522
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Reviewed 6 days ago

With so many chain restaurants everywhere you go, Providence Oyster Bar reminds me of a classic restaurant where the cooks truly care about the quality of food they serve. It is pricey, but the food was fresh, prepared with care, tasted amazing and we got...More

Thank Char P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent all around: Apps, drinks, mains to die for. Great half-price app happy hour, oysters, bar atmosphere and killer Chilean Sea Bass are my favorite things about this place. A chill culinary experience at the heart of Federal Hill.

Thank azure_blue_sea&sky
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Decent spot on federal hill, I've come here a couple of times. They have complimentary valet parking which is always a plus on the hill. For some reason, I haven't really liked their selection of oysters. Sometimes also not shucked well. Their chronic sushi roll...More

Thank Vjay S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I ate at this restaurant twice during our short stay in Providence. We initially had a reservation to be seated for dinnner but arrived early at the restaurant and were seated at the bar. There we had two dollar oysters and happy...More

Thank JMTurnbow
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I spent the morning looking at historical landmarks, so we had lunch on Federal Hill, and decided not to have pasta. We stopped in here and taken to a table for 2. Jordan, our server came over and we asked him if...More

Thank letsast
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I were visiting Providence Rhode Island and wanted some seafood so we decided to check out the Providence oyster bar. Everything on the menu look delicious so we let our server Jordan know that we wanted kind of a small plate type...More

Thank S T
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The POB is our go-to spot on Federal Hill. The food is wonderful and the service attentive. I'm already looking forward to next year!

Thank mahomama59
Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

Just a short walk off the beaten path from downtown Providence, this upscale seafood eatery truly personifies the essence of traditional New England cuisine. The seafood here is so fresh that you’ll sweat you can hear the waves crashing on Easton Beach. I opted for...More

Thank Memofo
Reviewed 9 July 2018

There's not always a lot of good choices in airport dining. We were happy to find this nice restaurant at the Providence Airport. Good brown water selection also.

Thank John S
Reviewed 9 July 2018

On Saturday, June 2, 2018 at 8:31PM I was a party of 2 and we stopped to have dinner at the Providence Oyster Bar in Providence, Rhode Island. Upon entering the restaurant we were promptly and politely greeted and shown to our table. Our server,...More

Thank Smit-tee
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Questions & Answers
3 December 2016|
Response from GilmoreXXX | Reviewed this property |
valet parking or on street parking is available. However, on street parking is sometimes difficult to find
2 December 2016|
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Response from GilmoreXXX | Reviewed this property |
Yes, shucked oysters are available to go. Appy Hour prices are available for dining in only.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$16 - US$40
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Valet Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 283 Atwells Ave, Providence, RI 02903-1522
  • Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Providence>  > Federal Hill
  • Neighbourhood: Federal Hill
  • Phone Number: +1 401-272-8866
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Located in historic Federal Hill, Providence Oyster Bar stands out as Rhode Island"s premiere seafood house. Upscale, yet casual, the Providence Oyster Bar welcomes you to be spoiled by the freshest selection of oysters and clams.
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