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The Parkside

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
College Hill
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76 S Main St, Providence, RI 02903-2907 (College Hill)
+1 401-331-0003
11:30 - 22:00
Closed now
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Sun 16:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 22:00
Fri 11:30 - 23:00
Sat 17:00 - 23:00
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Mundelein, Illinois
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68 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Definitely enjoyed our meal, wine, ambiance and service. Crab cakes are to die for! A tad disappointed with chicken but it was our 2nd choice. Wine list quite nice, very reasonable prices. We'll be back!

Thank Seabird_6
Level Contributor
16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Really do not want to give away the secret to my sweetest spot but that would be unfair to purveyors of fine food & dining. This place hits all the marks. Not for children of any age. Romantics need only apply❤️

Thank Newperloper
Level Contributor
68 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 April 2017

At lunch for four, the specials were varied with fish crepes and crab salad chosen. The four of us shared two orders of appetizer crab cakes. But the entrée dishes weren't successful. My wife had eaten there before, and commented that her meal previous had been better. The crepes portions were large, so I had her leftover portion today and... More 

Thank SamAdams417
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Meh. The positives: - Parking valet, hostess and server were great. Attentive, polite, efficient - Presentation. Food looked great - Ample and good choices for wine-by-the-glass. Cocktails sounded creative The negative: Food was just so-so. Examples: - I ordered the grilled octopus, which tasted a bit "off." Duck l'Orange was tough. Thick layer of fat on many parts, and it... More 

Thank Jo T
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119 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

I had a group of ten for a business dinner and everyone enjoyed the appetizers and their dinner entrees. The steaks and duck were the most selected choices and everyone was pleased. The service was impeccable.

Thank James E
Warwick, Rhode Island
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452 reviews
306 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

I only gave 4 stars, because of the. Iuse level. Otherwise, it's very good. Lemon Cashew chicken is a half chicken, but the sauce is very Teich and somewhat overpowering. However, my dish was outstanding. It was their grilled Portobello mushroom and sirloin salad. The portion of steak is quite large as is the salad, which also has baby roasted... More 

Thank Bobbie W
Rhode Island
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76 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2017

Parkside has always been a lunch favorite. They have a great roasted quarter chicken with fries and small salad. Service is pleasant and efficient.

Thank marymcgol
Sarasota, Florida
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17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2017

I have had a few dinners at this restaurant over the past three months. Tonight I visited with a total party of 4. Reserved on Open Table and our reserved table was ready when we arrived. We were well served by Cheryl, this was a business dinner and she was very attentive but in a way that did not interrupt... More 

Thank mobile_corner_office
New York
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260 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2017

We decided to have dinner at this restaurant after finding it incredibly difficult to secure a table for two on a Saturday night over a holiday weekend. The ambiance was nice and food was delicious -- the pork rack in particular was amazing. Our waiter was friendly and accommodating. All in all, our experience was a pleasant surprise. In the... More 

Thank RunrDave
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2017

Nightmare...the valet got damaged my car and the owner Steven Davenport told me he would take of it..he has not called me. Go some place else because this guy doesn't care about you or your car. There are a lot of other places to go. So the bill was $200 for dinner and $1000 deductible to fix my car.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 20 - USD 30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 76 S Main St, Providence, RI 02903-2907
    (College Hill)
  • Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Providence>  > College Hill
  • Neighbourhood: College Hill
  • Phone Number: +1 401-331-0003

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?