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14 Imperial Pl, Suite 101, Providence, RI 02903-4638
+1 401-751-9164
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good24%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (34 reviews)
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American, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
14 Imperial Pl, Suite 101, Providence, RI 02903-4638
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We've been here multiple times for lunch and dinner and the food and service are always remarkable! The food is well-prepared and very fresh with a unique menu for Providence. They set the bar high but always exceed expectations. Highly recommended for business or pleasure!

Thank Scott H
Reviewed 1 week ago

You will immediately realize that you have entered a restaurant that is not your usual run of the mill look alike restaurant! Stick with it...it has all the right stuff...excellent food, varied menu, very good service and prices that won't send you to the bank...More

Thank BeachmanBob
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The thing i like most about this place is the decor and the ambiance when you walk inside. Love the details in this place. Came here for lunch, there wasn’t much crowd. Got the coconut shrimp which was good, not great. Also got the lunch...More

Thank Vjay S
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

Delicious food , wonderful spoken presentation , amazing decor - 5 Star - plus everything beautiful is for sale

Thank Barbara D
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

This restaurant has a nice atmosphere but is difficult to qualify. My wife had the scallops and thought they were wonderful. I had a lamb shank and although different, was not impressive. It was about 3 oz. of meat and 10 of bone, had little...More

Thank Michael D
Reviewed 3 October 2017

I go to Cav every month or so and never had a less than very good meal. I especially enjoy their duck which I occasionally don't order because I owe it to myself to try something new. Excellent wine selection and a bar the creates...More

Thank DoctorJC_1
Reviewed 21 August 2017

Found this restaurant listed as an area restaurant where we were staying. We are so glad we tried it. The decor is so attractive and unusual at the same time. The menu is upscale and my friend and I tried many appetizers and split one...More

Thank ssg47
Reviewed 15 August 2017

Upon entering CAV Restaurant, I was immediately drawn to the beautiful and unusual décor! This place is completely enchanting, as it is filled with antiques and collected pieces. Some of which are for sale! I had a deliciously prepared Manhattan, ceasar salad, and, a beautifully...More

Thank eventsbythirteen
Reviewed 24 July 2017

Came here during restaurant week on a Friday night. Party of 5, we had reservations. Seated in a lovely raised area with a great view of the restaurant (at least those seated facing in that direction did!). There is no shortage of things to look...More

Thank Wrenthamite
Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

We we're just wondering around for a brunch place and found CAV by accident. Eccentric but tasteful Decore with an antique flare. The food...... simply fabulous doesn't cover it The seared chicken with cheese and chive dumplings and fusion sauce blew my mind. The lobster...More

Thank Suzanne C
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11 April 2016|
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Response from Richard B | Reviewed this property |
I believe other reviewers have answered the questions quite well. I can add nothing more specifically since i did not see a function room when we had our memorable dinner there. Parking was very easy and everything is on the... More
12 April 2015|
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Response from verwO2013 | Reviewed this property |
Yes.They make a great bloody mary
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$50
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Parking Available
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
9:30 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14 Imperial Pl, Suite 101, Providence, RI 02903-4638
    (Bassett St.)
  • Public Transportation: Trolley stops within a block from CAV; refer to Ripta website Shuttles from Brown and RISD also stop a block from CAV on Bassett St.
  • Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Providence>  > Upper South Providence
  • Neighbourhood: Upper South Providence
  • Phone Number: +1 401-751-9164
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