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Bacaro Restaurant

262 S Water St, Providence, RI 02903-2969
+1 401-751-3700
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Overview
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good18%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“tapas” (21 reviews)
“pasta” (28 reviews)
“cured meats” (4 reviews)
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CUISINES
Italian, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
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LOCATION
262 S Water St, Providence, RI 02903-2969
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1 - 10 of 167 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We enjoyed the options offered. I enjoyed the pasta with mushroom sauce and egg, and dessert of strawberry shortcake. Others in our party expressed appreciation of their choices, including swordfish, scallops, and northern Italy plate. Attentive and friendly waitress.

Thank Mary J
Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing layers of flavoring in the dishes we ordered. The smelts were reminiscent of my grandmother's recipe from 40 years ago. The squid and octopus salad was one of the best I have ever had. Everything was fresh, well-done, and delectable. Definitely the best restaurant...More

Thank staceyfinn
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Bacaro on the recommendation of colleagues when visiting Providence. On balance it's a decent restaurant. Our waiter knew the menu and was very good at pushing the specials, but not to he detriment of the rest of the menu. We were guided to...More

Thank Tony C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This restaurant was touted as one of the best in Providence so we certainly expected a superior meal. While the restaurant is comfortable and welcoming and the service great, the food was ordinary. The pasta (we had two different kinds) was as unspectacular as could...More

Thank Emelen1
Reviewed 10 May 2017

I have know the owner/chef since he was a child. He worked for Alforno for years running their entire operation. He learned from the best. Now he has his own top notch Italian Bistro! Congrats Brian.

Thank Karolye
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

We truly enjoyed our dinner with friends at Bacaro. We were greeted so warmly by the hostess and brought upstairs to a great table overlooking the water. Our waiter Leo was excellent and wasted no time in bringing us cocktails. The menu is extensive and...More

Thank suesull314
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

Has both an extensive tapis and entree menu. We did six tapis plates and salad for two and that was plenty of food for three of us. Nice atmosphere and knowledgeable wait staff. Easy parking. My only issue was the expense of the wine by...More

Thank Mike G
Reviewed 1 April 2017

We were sat at a table at the top of the stairs. A server ran into my chair 4 times and didn't say a word. Listened to the staff complain about management clustered around the server station. Food was just ok this time. It was...More

Thank Leslie P
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Great food. Menu changes to keep it interesting. The pizza is the best anywhere. You will not be disappointed.

Thank Bill P
Reviewed 13 February 2017

My absolute Fav! Love to just go in and order a cheese board and a bottle of wine or a pizza and a fresh salad! They have a menu that is all local farm fresh! I suggest going in with an empty stomach because the...More

Thank erinf77
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$30 - US$75
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
Tuesday
17:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 22:00
Thursday
17:00 - 22:00
Friday
17:00 - 22:00
Saturday
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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