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Hemenway's Seafood Grill & Oyster Bar

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121 S Main St, Providence, RI 02903-2905
+1 401-351-8570
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12:00 - 21:00
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Sun 12:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 23:00
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Wake Forest, North Carolina
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I have eaten here multiple times and it has been fabulous every time. The date of my last visit was not available, so the date on this review is incorrect. My last dining experience here was April of 2015. I have been here for business, solo and had dinner here on my 25th anniversary. Our anniversary dinner was exquisite. When... More 

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New Bedford, Massachusetts
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I've taken my mom there for lunch when she's flying in or out of T.F. Green. Expensive but creative seafood and drinks. Good place to people watch and gaze out at the water. Got to do it at least once.

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Arlington, Massachusetts
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I had the blackened swordfish and the spinach salad. Both tasted delicious. My friend had the lobster roll and raved about it. The service was thoughtful and attentive. The view on a lovely fall day was an added treat. We will go back for more lunches!

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Thank Therese H
New York
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was a beautiful place to spend a birthday dinner. The ambiance was sophisticated, the service was excellent, fast, friendly and attentive. The seafood dinner was really just ..Good. my asparagus was overcooked and a little dry, my king crab was tasty but somewhat dry as if it was sitting around for a while. they put cheese on my husband's... More 

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Thank CaramelNY
Plymouth, Massachusetts
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16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Bright, clean, formal but not stuffy, excellent place to enjoy lunch or dinner. The seafood is outstanding!

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Thank denden4444
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22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I came here when my mother came to visit from Florida in early November. I ordered Mac and cheese without lobster but somehow this was confusing and I had send the dish back as I do not eat lobster. That being said, the dinner was delicious and the manager very attentive after the mix up. As a vegetarian, I wouldn't... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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83 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was one of the best seafood meals I've had. Great variety on the menu, wonderful service, and a nice atmosphere for a fun night on the town. This isn't the place if you're in a hurry to grab a quick bite-- it's best when you have time to enjoy the experience. Don't think twice, just go!

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Greensboro, North Carolina
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hostess sat us at a booth covered in rose petals. Joseph, our waiter, was spot on with his service! He gave us suggestions and even packed us delicious cookies in a take out bag to enjoy later. We have eaten at lots of nice restaurants but this one not only gave us a memorable experience, but was one of... More 

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Waterford, Connecticut
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85 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had an early dinner before a show. Place filled up rapidly, so reservations are likely a must. Service was one of the best experiences we've had; charming, attentive, knowledgable, and efficient. All courses were well prepared and as advertised; delicious. Broad menu, with stuffed lobster as feature dish, lots of excellent fish choices, but also tempting selections for carnivores.

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Mystic, Connecticut, United States
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is outstanding the food is top quality, the wait staff was always there as soon as you started thinking 'I will get the attention of the waiter' I highly recommend. The Duck is wonderful as is the seafood casserole. Never disappointed.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$31 - US$40
Cuisine
American, Seafood, Soups, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Local cuisine, View, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 23:00
Saturday
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 121 S Main St, Providence, RI 02903-2905
  • Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Providence
  • Phone Number: +1 401-351-8570
Description
Located on the River in downtown Providence, Hemenway’s is Rhode Island’s premiere seafood address. Aspiring to bring you the freshest and highest quality fin-fish, shellfish and mollusks in the United States while delivering genuine hospitality in a relaxed, social atmosphere. Hemenway’s offers an award-winning wine list, customized private dining for up to 45 guests, seasonal al fresco dining and full menu service in the bar area.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?