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“Must eat there”
Review of Modern Diner

Modern Diner
Ranked #3 of 163 Restaurants in Pawtucket
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$1 - US$20
Cuisines: American, Diner, Deli
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch
Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

When you observe the restaurant, it’s nothing to look at. The food however, is outstanding! Don’t think twice- you won’t be disappointed with the food. The selection is outstanding as well. Gave it a 4 only because the place can use some updating. Otherwise it would be a 5. Enjoy!

Thank jaxbencam9
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Reviewed 26 November 2017

Every time we visit Providence, we come to eat a scrumptious breakfast at the Modern
Diner.
There's a wait but no one complains as the food makes up the inconvenience.

Every kind of omelette and French toast that you can think of and then some.

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Thank Decor71
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Reviewed 17 November 2017

Brunch will never be the same after eating at the Modern Diner. Sure we have our modern type restaurants in Providence that people rave about but what about twists on basic good ol' homestyle brunch foods. Well, here at the Modern Diner you will get just that. I will say, though, you will be deceived if you simply look at their menu online. That menu is really truly just the basic brunch foods. Sure it doesn't look like much (because it isn't). What you are really looking for are the "specials" that they hang up by the doorway and there are at least a dozen specials of sweet or savory dishes. THAT is what people come here for.

First off, this place is ***CASH ONLY***. Don't be caught in that awkward situation where you can't pay for your food because you didn't read the yelp reviews! Came here with a bunch of friend from work. The restaurant is actually nestled in an old train car and is more spacious than you think. We came with a group of 9 so I'm sure with any groups less than that you'll be able to fit. Most tables fit 2-4 people.

Once you order, your food comes out quickly. Some of the specials highlighted on the wall yesterday included lobster eggs benedict, lobster and grits, custard french toast, churro french toast, strawberry french toast, sausage eggs benedict. Like I said, many things to choose from. Prices were affordable and food was delicious. Of course, I went for the churro french toast which was amazing. Looks like they used brioche bread and it is literally covered in cinnamon and sugar. They provide you two types of dipping sauces: dark chocolate and custard. OMG I died and went to heaven after my first bite. They gave you 3 (or maybe 4?... can't remember because I ate it so quickly), slices and I probably really could only eat 3 the most. The french toast was amazingly done and there were absolutely no complaints from the table.

I'm going to come back here but next time will try out the savory side of the menu. If you're looking for a good brunch place in the morning, the Modern Diner in Pawtucket is a must try!

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Reviewed 9 November 2017

Modern Diner is great place to have a fantastic breakfast in an old time diner. They have great menu selections and service!

Thank krnb14
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Reviewed 2 November 2017

Huge menu, great food, old school diner. This is a place you truly want to visit if you like original diners. The counter and booths I believe are original. Gorgeous. $$

Thank Pat O
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