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Pot au Feu

44 Custom House St, Providence, RI 02903-2614
+1 401-273-8953
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good20%
  • Average12%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible6%
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44 Custom House St, Providence, RI 02903-2614
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Reviewed yesterday

We made reservations well in advance and I'm glad we did because they were the same evening as "Waterfire", just across the street. The Bistro is located downstairs and although the table settings are very close to each other, we were okay because we had...More

Thank Gerry D
Reviewed yesterday

We met friends for dinner at 7 pm. We ordered drinks and an appetizer. Eventually the waitress returned to take our orders. We were enjoying each others' company so much that the time flew, and only when I checked my watch (we had a babysitter)...More

Thank merci101derien
Reviewed 1 week ago

For full disclosure, I've been eating at Pot au Feu at least a couple of times a year for over 35 years and have attended several of their Masters cooking classes (highly recommended). Providence has one of the most vibrant restaurant scenes of any city...More

Thank BrianRI
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Found parking easilyand found the cellar very cozy. Waitstaff was helpful in selecting from the menu and wine list. Tornados were wonderful but couselet (sp ?) was not as jucy as I was accustomed to , but tasty. Crepes were avarage and salad good. Very...More

Thank WebsterFoodie
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

Can really recommend this cozy bistro in the Jewelry district of Providence, just across the river from Brown University. It was a quiet evening with great service, and the real classics! Everything is like it would be in France from the dijon vinaigrette to the...More

Thank Jarobinstx
Reviewed 11 May 2017

I have been coming to Pot au Feu for over 30 years and although it is still good, it is no longer great. It begins with the bread. They used to have wonderful crusty French bread served warm from the oven. I used to go...More

Thank Pat23456
Reviewed 19 April 2017

We arrived at our hotel late and when asked for a place to get a late meal was waved in a general direction. So we started down the street passing disappointing options. After a few steps a glance down a side street, we spotted this...More

Thank Phelman-Kech
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Went with family for dinner and enjoyed it immensely. Had 2 beef bouruignon, lamb shank, coquilles st Jacques, and the chicken livers. Had to send the livers back as they were way over cooked. The lamb shank was super tender, the beef was good and...More

Thank tmterie
Reviewed 26 March 2017

We were looking for a quiet evening to have a business conversation and lucked out -- the upstairs was having a show (and was packed) so the lower level was very quiet and we got great service as there were only a couple of tables....More

1  Thank LindaC2O
Reviewed 25 March 2017

Went last night to Menopause Mama show at Pot au Feu. The dinner was great - their salad with their famous dressing, a combination of chicken and fish dinner with white asparagus and chocolate "lava" cake for dessert - with wine and champagne. Then we...More

Thank MOmtravels4
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
USD 21 - USD 30
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 44 Custom House St, Providence, RI 02903-2614
  • Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Providence>  > Downtown Providence
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown Providence
  • Phone Number: +1 401-273-8953
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