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Bacaro Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
Downtown Providence
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262 S Water St, Providence, RI 02903-2969
+1 401-751-3700
17:00 - 22:00
Closed now
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Tue - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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Providence, Rhode Island
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

Everything with done very well, the service was great, the food was meticulously prepared and absolutely delicious.

Thank disappointed759
Ft. Lauderdale
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45 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

When in Providence we go to Bacaro. It is one of the most unique eateries we know of. If you are a true 'Foodie" you'll love this place. There are no boring dishes here. There is also a really nice wine list priced for all wallets. We usually share a couple of appetizer dishes, followed by several of the small... More 

Thank Westerner55
Tampa, Florida
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

We went to Bacaro fo a family dinner celebration the weekend of our grandson's graduation from Brown. We were a party of 8 and were given a wonderful high top table that was out of the way of other diners. The meal was suburb, the waitstaff was perfect down to every detail and each one of the eight of us... More 

Thank grisnana
Andover, Massachusetts
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

It is not often that restaurants in this price range live up to my expectations....but Bacaro did! Great tasting food!

Thank BPVA
Bristol, Rhode Island
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016

Visited the restaurant Sat night Aug 6 with two other couples. Nice ambiance both at the bar pre dinner and at the table. That's were the good part of the experience ended. How any restaurant, especially one charging these prices, can not deliver on two fundamental tasks: serve everyone at the same time and serve the dinner at proper temperature... More 

Thank Uncleart123
Providence, Rhode Island
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33 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016

While everyone loves Al Forno, including us, we actually prefer Bacaro for multiple reasons. You can make a reservation and the food and service are equally impressive. This visit, we chose to come during the middle of the week rather than our usual Friday or Saturday night. Wow, the place was empty and was so quiet and relaxing. We definitely... More 

Thank Sophie M
North Attleboro, Massachusetts
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53 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016

Ambiance, unparalleled food and the best service I have ever had made this evening perfect. The food was fresh and imaginative and the chef must have true passion for food. Truly the best taste with the freshest ingredients and beautiful presentation. Brian our server was professional, engaging and really nice to look at. All the wait staff was attractive, intelligent... More 

Thank Leslie P
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69 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2016

I have been to Bacaro three times and the dishes are either hit or miss - they are literally amazing or mediocre. The good dishes are so good they almost make me forget the mediocre ones, but still at a place like this none of them should be average. It pains me to say this, but the main hostess who... More 

Thank GaitedFan
Orlando, Florida
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23 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2016

I keep coming back too this fabulous restaurant, and the place keeps getting better from the owners Jen and Brian too the servers and cooks in the back it continues too provide the best experience for your money i will be back soon

Thank Sfuller351
Houston, Texas
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496 reviews
247 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 160 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2016

Had to include this as one of our graduation dinners as we had made great meals here earlier. We had a selection of samplers, round of appetizers, and most folks opted for Italian dishes. Cocktails, wine, and a dessert of two. Service was excellent. Damages for 5 with tip was $500 which was a bargain considering the setting, service, and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 30 - USD 75
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?