United States > Rhode Island > Providence
Drink4Satan (29) Washington, Washington DC | May 13, 2010
92 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 14/15 FOOD 9/10 VALUE 10/10 OVERALL 18/20
This is the best place in Providence to eat and drink, if youíre into beer and out with people who appreciate beer. Theyíre list may not be the largest (~15 drafts and 40-50 bottles), but only features three crappy macro beers (Narragansett, some corny cervesa, and Sea Dog blue berry wheat). The rest of the list features often hard-to-find limited releases and a quality, eclectic selection. A ton of Belgian beers, hearty micros, and recently, a lot of sour stuff.
The food rarely disappoints.The dishes are focused on the use of house made and local ingredients, which comes across in the freshness of the dishes. Loads of veggie and vegan options for all you body conscious consumers and local hipsters.
I have only been served by knowledgeable, friendly and enthusiastic staff members. The decor is ever-changing, with a few staple ironic visual motifs, like a random-pattern mosaic bathroom floor with two glass cabinets filled with star wars action figurines (hysterical!). Thereís even a 13inch TV in the bathroom that plays old cartoons and nostalgic TV series.
Just go. Itís worth it; especially at the prices they charge.
SrSilligoose (248) pouring bus, New Brunswick | November 25, 2012
90 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 13/15 FOOD 9/10 VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 18/20
neat, fun decor. liked the art, GI Joes in the bathroom, unique tables, chandeliers, etc. everything worked well. awesome vibe. laid back place. great brunch. pleasant service. will definitely return next time iím in providence. wish this place was local to me. awesome attention to details on layout, furniture, decor, beer list, food menu, everything. awesome place.
RunawayJim (5) Providence, Rhode Island | October 6, 2008
90 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 13/15 FOOD 9/10 VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 20/20
This is easily my favorite restaurant in Providence. The food is very creative, yet extremely tasty and has never disappointed. The beer selection is incredible. While they only have 9 taps and maybe 20-30 bottles, the beer selection is always rotating and fresh. In my most recent visits, I have had Southern Tier Oat, Oak Aged 120 Min IPA, and Rodenbach. Their menu changes by season and they make some of the best brunch Iíve ever had. Get there early for brunch as thereís usually a good hour long wait.
SuddabyforSuds (3) Newport, Rhode Island | April 29, 2013
90 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 14/15 FOOD 9/10 VALUE 9/10 OVERALL 19/20
Went here a few weeks ago while on a beer bar hopping extravaganza in Providence. Was with another beer loving buddy. The light AND heavy food selections catered to our opposing appetites. Some reminded me of my days in Boulder - fresh and healthy and yummy! Truly a menu of specialty brews that made us that more grateful for the amazing "beerbuddy" app! good times.
miqal (10) , | April 17, 2012
88 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 11/15 FOOD 9/10 VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 19/20
Great food and great beer list. This is a great place to meet up with friends and have a good beer.
dmradus (13) Ithaca, New York | January 10, 2009| Updated May 12, 2009
88 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 13/15 FOOD 10/10 VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 20/20
Very cool small restaurant with a surprisingly extensive and excellent beer list. Dimly lit and eccentric, though clientele seems varied. Great food both for brunch and for dinner - inventive, creative, loads of vegetarian options, house ketchup and pickles, plenty of sides to choose from with your entree. Prices for food are very reasonable (nothing over 20, lots of lighter fare around 10). Beer prices are maybe 10-20% above retail, so generally good. Service is spotty (food comes out very slowly) but seems knowledgeable (at least moderately) regarding beer selection. Nice mix of local craft, larger regional American microbrews, Germans, and Belgians - great Belgian selection. Some ridiculous draught selections - DFH 120 and WWS. for instance. Good amount of larger bottles to share (including Rodenbach GC). Occasional beer dinners with local distributors. Easy to miss from the street, even from the sidewalk. Definitely worth a visit.
Travlr (1324) Washington, Washington DC | August 27, 2012
86 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 11/15 FOOD 10/10 VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 18/20
Small funky place, tiny bar facing the kitchen and its whirlwind of activity. Came here for dinner, and the food was spectacular. Beer selection was small but very well chosen, with a bunch of unique stuff (Saison Pipaix on tap!??!!). Definitely worth going out of your way to try.
auerbrau (300) Peace Dale, Rhode Island | March 17, 2011
86 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 13/15 FOOD 9/10 VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 18/20
This place is awesome, but nobody should go here because I donít want to be crowded at the bar. I enjoyed the draft selection, sans the Allagash lineup. Food was fantastic, the ice cream especially. I though their bottle prices were astronomical, but they werenít anything I hadnít seen or had before, so that list wasnít particularly enticing. Focusing on the drafts is the way to go here. Come early, come often.
eriendeau22 (7) Taunton, Massachusetts | February 25, 2012
86 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 13/15 FOOD 9/10 VALUE 5/10 OVERALL 19/20
Great beer selection from around the world. Recent score was Re-Ale from Italy. Food is creative and good. The place has a real hipster vibe. If you are the artsy/nerdy type and love great beer and creative food then this is the place for you.
Drake (449) Free Union, Virginia | September 10, 2012
84 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 13/15 FOOD 9/10 VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 17/20
My last stop during my visit to Providence, and it was well worth it. Small neighborhood restaurant with funky decor. I particularly liked the roadside motel style neon "office" sign in the kitchen and the beer menu being presented on wood planks. Cool music playing. The place does get pretty busy, even on a Monday morning. Small bar, outside patio area and tables inside. The servers did very well despite being stretched way too thin. There were some delays in service but they were doing their best. My sirloin eggs benedict was excellent. Lots of great beers on tap as well as an excellent bottle list with some rarities. I found prices to be OK. Plenty of parking on the street if you donít mind walking a block or so. I will definitely be back next time Iím in Providence.
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