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Bravo Brasserie

123 Empire St, Providence, RI 02903-3217
+1 401-490-5112
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good44%
  • Average19%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (12 reviews)
“salads” (13 reviews)
“mussels” (11 reviews)
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Steakhouse, American, French, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
123 Empire St, Providence, RI 02903-3217
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I wanted a lobster roll! I discovered that Bravo Brasserie had a lobster salad club! Close enough! This sandwich was delicious! A friend had joined me, we had martini's, also, delicious! We discovered that during July and August, all food is half price?! So, for...More

Thank eventsbythirteen
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I don't have any complaints; service was great : friendly and cheerful. At 6pm the restaurant area was already quite busy, though also noisy. Food was ho-hum : not super fresh, not super tasty, but OK. Salads were fine, though the "melted goats cheese" tasted...More

Thank cant83
Reviewed 20 June 2017

The hostess was a doll, so enthusiastic. She gave us an upstairs table with a street view, though we had no reservation. Loved the warm bread in a brown paper bag, whipped butter at perfect temperature, and we had a polite waiter. But the lobster...More

Thank lwsusansusan
Reviewed 25 May 2017

If you are in need for a place to hold a function, Bravo is the place to go. Held a buffet dinner for 41 people after PC graduation on sunday, The venue was BEAUTIFUL, the food was DELICIOUS, and the staff was PHENOMENAL and ACCOMODATING....More

Thank Lori M
Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

Had a fabulous Caesar salad sitting at the bar. Bartender was attentive and fun. Although busy, lunch was served in a timely manner. We parked on the street but there is valet parking which is nice in downtown Providence.

Thank Susan L
Reviewed 7 May 2017

Great ambiance, great food, nice bar and good lively music...the restaurant is a value for money option when you are looking for a good food and wine combo in great value....

Thank ManojRana
Reviewed 27 April 2017

Monday night special; dinner for two was great! The portions, the taste and the price were wonderful.

Thank Mike-Hickory-NC
Reviewed 27 March 2017

The menu is a little bit of everything. It's not quite a typical French restaurant, like one would imagine...which is fine for me. We had fresh shrimp and oysters for an appetizer (the mignonette for the oysters was outstanding). The sesame tuna I had for...More

Thank FionaHematoma
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

Good touches of vintage and new decor. We were a pre-theatre crowd and our server was reassuringly attentive. He also recommended a favored mixed drink that pleased several. Nice touch of a small baguette served warm inside a brown paper bag. Generous quantity of whipped...More

Thank dadzone
Reviewed 19 February 2017

Prior to attending the theater, we had lunch. We didn't have a reservation but were welcomed. The service was immediate and excellent. We each had bloody mary's, onion soup, and shared the lobster sandwich. Delicious choices on our part. Tea and a caramel cake topped...More

Thank Barbara M
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.27 km away
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.03 km away
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$35
Brunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 123 Empire St, Providence, RI 02903-3217
    (Washington Street)
  • Public Transportation: RIPTA Trolley and Bus Service.
  • Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Providence>  > Downtown Providence
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown Providence
  • Phone Number: +1 401-490-5112
  • E-mail
Bravo Brasserie has a stylish atmosphere that is great for a nice sit-down lunch or dinner. In the evenings it has a cozy lounge that is perfect for a few drinks with friends. Bravo Brasserie is an elegant eatery located in the heart of Providence"s Theater District, two blocks from Kennedy Plaza. Bravo is a full service restaurant complete with excellent menus and a large selection of wines from regions around the world. Located on the second floor is an award-winning banquet facility for private functions. It has large picture windows overlooking the city and the Trinity Repertory Theater. Its a must see!
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