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Bacaro Restaurant

262 S Water St, Providence, RI 02903-2969
+1 401-751-3700
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good17%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible8%
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“tapas” (23 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
262 S Water St, Providence, RI 02903-2969
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a truly beautiful restaurant. We sat at the bar and had appetizers, pizza's and drinks. The food and service was 5 star. Brenda was our bartender and she was super! The food is extremely well presented, prepared perfectly and creatively. We had a...More

Thank William A C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went last Saturday with friends, sat on patio. Didn't have to wait for seating at all. The waiter was friendly and said they are a from scratch kitchen and since the kitchen was closing soon, if we wanted to order dessert had to do this...More

Thank Lisa D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As a group of six, we arrived in two groups of three. We advised the wait staff (Dan) that there were additional people coming and they seated us and said that when everybody arrives they would attend to us. When everybody arrived shortly (in time...More

Thank dugbote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I'd been meaning to try this spot for a while and finally got to do so. They have 2 levels of seating along with a bar area. Most people make reservations but there are some open tables if you go there early. Good selection of...More

Thank Vjay S
Reviewed 26 August 2018

Had dinner here with my daughter when I came in to drop her off for University. Situated on the waterfront this was an easy walk from our AirBnB on College Hill. Bacaro serves classic high end Italian food. We started by splitting the grilled stone...More

Thank suzys968
Reviewed 21 August 2018

Bacaro is one of the better rated restaurants in Providence. Though not our favorite place in a city with many excellent restaurants, we've been several times and have never been disappointed. Until tonight. One would think that a Tuesday would be a good night to...More

Thank mackerel
Reviewed 21 August 2018

First time here, large party, 1100 bill. Seated with reservation promptly. Main waitress had a voice so loud it became a joke at the table all evening. She seemed to be unaware she needed to clear the huge menu’s before the appetizers arrived and then...More

Thank smalleststate
Reviewed 24 June 2018

no waiting, amazing wine list, very creative and delicious food! I know I said it before but the pork belly tapa is amazing

Thank gvg2017
Reviewed 31 May 2018

The bar tender is exceptional (also the manager BTW) HE was timely and funny and generous pour and made very tasty drinks - actually not too expensive either The dinner was chaotic for that many people and the menu is complicated - probably made worse...More

Thank Nicole G
Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

This is a classy operation. Everything runs smoothly and elegantly. Terrific authentic Italian fare. I would put their rigatoni bolognese up against anybody's. Excellent unobtrusive service. Ample parking nearby. Expensive but on par with the area, with higher quality food and preparation. I'll go back.

Thank Tapin7
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Response from brendanh242 | Reviewed this property |
It is a blend of jeans with business casual shoes and a dress shirt. Some add a blazer to the aforementioned combination. I have been twice and once dressed as above the first time. The second time I dressed as business... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$75
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 262 S Water St, Providence, RI 02903-2969
  • Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Providence>  > Downtown Providence
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown Providence
  • Phone Number: +1 401-751-3700
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