Chapel Grille
Chapel Grille

Chapel Grille

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.chapelgrilleri.com/
  • Phone: 4019444900x
  • Hours of Operation:
    Mon - Tues
    11:00 am - 9:00 pm

    Weds - Thurs
    11:00 am - 10:00 pm

    Fri - Sat
    11:00 am - 11:00 pm

    Sun
    12:00 pm - 9:00 pm



  • Payment Options: AMEX,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Italian, Mediterranean
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes

Getting there

  • Parking: Public Lot
A word from Chapel Grille
Nestled within a hilltop village, Chapel Grille is the crown jewel of Rhode Island’s restaurant scene. Relax on their terrace overlooking stunning panoramic horizon views, sunset-washed Providence skyline and the beautifully lit bridges at dusk. Featuring hearth style cuisine and a Mediterranean Italian influenced menu focusing on locally foraged ingredients prepared with care and served with ceremony. Watch your pizza being fired in their woodstone hearth oven while enjoying a glass of wine in the soaring cathedral bar or cozy up by the fireplace for a dining experience second to none.
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Chapel Grille reviews from OpenTable diners
211 reviews since May 22, 2014
Overall Rating4.2
  • Food4.2
    Service4.2
  • Ambiance4.6
    Noise LevelModerate
85% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
special occasion (128)romantic (121)great for outdoor dining (97)scenic view (65)fit for foodies (62)notable wine list (58)good for groups (51)neighborhood gem (48)vibrant bar scene (47)great for lunch (39)hot spot (23)great for brunch (23)late-night find (17)kid-friendly (5)Show More
  • eztra extra $$$
    iceman777
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    food was good/ Dont like the fact that most dishes dont have veg etc sides . Too much a la carte . Wont rush back
    Special Features:
    hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • A must try if in RI
    AnnS
    Dined on 9/10/2014
    Chapel View is a a must when in Cranston. Ambiance is lovely. Service is great. Food is good. A nice dining experience.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • foodieVIP
    Dined on 9/8/2014
    Food overall seems a bit lackluster….The locale/ambience greatly exceeds the food.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Outstanding!
    rj12
    Dined on 9/6/2014
    Loved this restaurant and will be back. Excellent service and outstanding food done to perfection. Wonderful ambiance and attentive service. Thank you! :)
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Third time, as good as the first
    Tightsqueeze
    Dined on 9/6/2014
    Becoming our go to place for special occasions and such. So good every time.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2008VIP
    Dined on 9/3/2014
    Great restaurant. Food, staff and ambiance was excellent. One of the best evenings all around.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Second Trip
    Easter
    Dined on 8/31/2014
    So we actually got a hotel room to return to this restaurant....we enjoyed it that much.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Not pleased
    pathfinder
    Dined on 8/30/2014
    Waiter was extremely good but constantly interrupting to see if everything was ok. The noise was bothersome and we were upstairs. The food (steak tips) wasn't the quality I had on prior occasions.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Unusual bar
    Prayerful
    Dined on 8/29/2014
    food and service was great. Bar ambiance was unusual in Church with stain glass windows and all. Intend to go back just for drink sometime soon
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, late-night find, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great Anniversary
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/28/2014
    We decided to try the Chapel Grille after seeing it on Phantom Gourmet. It did not disappoint! The atmosphere, food and service all exceeded expectations. It made for a great Anniversary dinner.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • something changed... for the worse
    roba
    Dined on 8/24/2014
    Service and ambieance still good... Food has gone down hill. Not sure if they changed chefs, but something changed and changed for the worse. No longer a place we would go back to. We have enjoyed this restaurant many times and use to frequent it for special occasions... Unfortunately it is now off the list.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • phg
    pgwarwick
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    Noise level made the dining experience barely tolerable. An otherwise nice dining experience was made only marginal.
    Special Features:
    scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Larrydog
    Dined on 8/22/2014
    Wonderful evening, food and service significantly above par. Main dining room was quiet and perfect for a romantic dinner. Other area of the restaurant quite loud, much more casual and better for a group. Overall certainly a place we will return to.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/21/2014
    Great service, very attentative; went on a Thursday night; 7:00 PM reservation and sat right down in the outdoor dining area; the meal was really good; awesome calamari; overall an enjoyable dining experience.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great experience
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 8/20/2014
    Went for lunch and we sat outside on the patio. Although it was a warm summer day they had the gas fireplace on. It added a nice ambiance. We both ordered the summer strawberry salad with salmon and it was absolute delicious!! Our server was attentive and friendly. Overall a great experience!
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Nice place - upscale presentation.
    going2theChapel
    Dined on 8/15/2014
    Very nice adaptation of the former church structure, superbly decorated. Open seating and high ceilings radiates the noise level so quiet romantic may wish to look elsewhere. Food is good enough to fit the ambiance, pricing appropriate for the surroundings, good cocktails and excellent wine list. Will go back for casual/business lunch and see what clients think as well...Overall 4 stars.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Service
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011VIP
    Dined on 8/14/2014
    Diane did a great job as she was pleasant and accommodating
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The best!
    thatfoodieguy
    Dined on 8/12/2014
    I took my wife here for her birthday. It was not our first visit nor will it be our last. The food was amazing, the décor was beautiful and the service was great. A+++
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • It is going downhill fast...
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 8/10/2014
    This was our 3rd visit and by far the worst. It was Sunday night, and they have a "fixed price" option, which I wanted. I ordered the calamari to start. I was asked whether my husband was getting the fixed price special. I said no. Then I was told I could not get calamari! It seems both people HAVE to get the special to get this app! Being given RULES when I start ordering does not set a good tone to a Sunday evening meal. I don't care about your RULES. Bring me the calamari. I could order it off the menu, but then pay a separate price, defeating the purpose of their "special." He got a seafood stew and the shrimp were inedible. They took it off the bill. They should not have served bad seafood to begin with. Not returning anytime soon!
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Amazing Lunch
    eatoutcouple
    Dined on 8/10/2014
    We made a reservation for a Sunday afternoon lunch and our only regret is that we didn't find this restaurant sooner. The server was knowledgeable, friendly and patient while we perused the menu. He offered well informed recommendations and checked in appropriately. The clam chowder, burratta salad and italian buns were delicious. The veal piccata was flavorful and tender. The vodka sauce was delicious without being heavy. We look forward to dining here again in the future. Thank you for an incredible experience!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Good thing it was a nice night
    RIFoodie9VIP
    Dined on 8/9/2014
    My most recent visit to Chapel Grille was so dissapointing. We easily got an 830 reservation last minute and were able to sit outside on the terrace. The restaurant was not packed but for some reason our food took over an hour to be served. Our waitress only came through twice to say that she was checking on our food or that our food would be right out. Our food was good as usual but it was dissapointing to be eating so late at night. We were offered free desserts to make up for it. Luckily it was a table of friends out to celebrate a birthday and we were able to occupy ourselves.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Great
    Personalchef
    Dined on 8/9/2014
    This is the gem of RI. Has it all! There are many gems here but this is the 24kt gem.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Birthday celebration
    Jenncheatmeal
    Dined on 8/9/2014
    I have heard so many great things about Chapel Grille that I booked a small birthday celebration there. The room we were seated in smelled of VERY strong fish and was filled with senior citizens. In fact, the way the tables were set up I felt like we were at a wedding. Not what I really had in mind. Our waiters were EXCELLENT. Our meal was late. The manager was kind enough to send over a round of drinks. If I do go back, I will be sure to request an outdoor table! I requested a gluten free menu and I received it. I loved my Cleopatra Salad There was just enough dressing. Not too much! My meal was equally as delicious. I had stir fried scallops with summer squash and jasmine rice! Then for dessert I had Creme Brule. Yummy!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Everything we were hoping for!!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/9/2014
    My wife and I had heard great things about Chapel Grille and we were not let down!! I had only mentioned once on phone that it was our anniversary and our waitress recognized this right after introducing herself. Excellent food, excellent service, great atmosphere. We agreed we will be visiting Chapel Grille much more. The staff was very detail oriented. The whole experience was over the top.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, scenic view, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great food. Long wait.
    ProvRI
    Dined on 8/9/2014
    Food was really good once it arrived. Dinners arrived at the table an hour and 15 mins after entrees were ordered (apps ordered and eaten first) The staff dealt with the kitchen back up quite well and made things ok by the end of the night.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • A must try
    foodie
    Dined on 8/8/2014
    I have been here for drinks and lunch a few times but this was my 1st dinner experience. The food and service was amazing. We has pizza, oysters, shrimp and hot Italian buns for appetizers. Our group shared these all and couldn't say enough good things about them. Entrees were just as good the steak n cake is a must. Our waiter was very knowledgeable and was able to answer all our questions. The restaurant is beautiful but the decor doesn't do it justice. The tables and chairs look like they belong in a banquet hall from the 70s and the red carpet doesn't match anything. The bar area and outside seating are beautiful. But the main dining area could use a makeover.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Lovely place for special occasion
    LunchinLady
    Dined on 8/8/2014
    Décor is beautiful, service is excellent but food is good, not great, a little pricey for what you get.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, romantic, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Bring back the old menu!!
    Luvgoodfood
    Dined on 8/7/2014
    My husband and I dine at Chapel Grille quite often; we've had our son's graduation party there and it was awesome, Its a beautiful restaurant and I find the staff wonderful. I have to say without trying to be too critical that we enjoyed the old menu selection so much more. Some of my favorites have been removed and I am disappointed. First and foremost we always enjoyed the wedge salad--it was one of the best and a big draw for us; my other favorite was by far the polenta side and, of course, the veal chop. To me these items were special and hopefully you will bring them back.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, romantic, special occasion, scenic view, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great Evening
    Swim53
    Dined on 8/6/2014
    My wife and I recently celebrate our Wedding Anniversary, and selected the Chapel Grille for Dinner! Our waiter James was superior! He had an excellent knowledge of all the available wines. We were indeed fortunate in having him. The food was wonderful!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Lisa
    Lisa
    Dined on 8/2/2014
    This was my third time at this restaurant and I have never been more disappointed. They are getting too big too fast and cannot keep up. The restaurant was loud and we could not even talk at our own table in an average voice. The kitchen bus station was a mess and the wait staff repeatedly dropped things. The ice dispenser was near the diners and was loud and disruptive. The female hostess was NOT friendly at all. By far an extremely disappointing experience.
    Special Features:
    hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • Fabulous!
    benji
    Dined on 8/2/2014
    The Chapel Grille is a gorgeous restaurant. The service is excellent. Our waiter, Ramon, was very knowledgeable about the menu. He had a very nice personality and made us feel welcome. The food was amazing. We had the paella and the steak and cake. Both were superb! Great wine list and many creative cocktails. Can't wait to go back!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Worth the Trip!
    Easter
    Dined on 8/2/2014
    So we actually traveled to this restaurant as we had seen it on Phantom Gourmet and it peaked our intereste. We are all in our 60's so at this point in our lives, we have been very lucky to have gone to some very nice places. All four of us rated this an awesome experience. From the waitstaff to the atmosphere and to the exquisite food. Soooooo worth the trip. We would have liked to have sat outside but the weather did not cooperated so we were nice and cozy next to the beautiful stone fireplace with the beautiful glass displays overhead. Wish it was closer to us, but we WILL make the trip again.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • A must try
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 8/2/2014
    Awesome wine list, loved the lamb chops and the steak and cake was a big hit with us.
    Special Features:
    romantic, hot spot, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Find
    OpenTable Diner Since 2003
    Dined on 8/1/2014
    We went here are on whim.. Turned out to be an excellent choice.. The drinks, food, and atmosphere were perfect. We started with the Block Island Seafood platter. The Oysters, Clams, and Shrimps were fresh and delicious. After that, the 4 of us had a variety of dishes, each one was wonderful
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Delicious food, very slow service
    Nana2
    Dined on 8/1/2014
    Our food was delicious. We ordered the $30 special included appetizers, entree & dessert. However we & diners had to wait extremely long for our entrees. There must have been an issue,staffing problem in the kitchen. We were told by our server for over 30+ minutes repeatedly that our meal would be right out. Other diners were also repeatedly told that as well. Server was pleasant but did forget to give us our leftover package. We have dined here previously with no issues.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Underwhelmed
    Gypsy2Eat
    Dined on 8/1/2014
    Beautiful atmosphere but that is unfortunately the best this restaurant has to offer. I ordered the Lobster ravioli which was good but I didn't remember until after I ate it that it was missing the baby spinach the menu said it came with. My husband ordered the Paella which the bartender raved about but he said it couldn't compare with the Paella (his top choice) from Spain or Hemenways (his 2nd favorite). It had too many olives and lemon wedges giving it a bitter taste. The dessert was a key lime tart that had a "rapberry sauce" which basically looked like spooned jelly dabbed on top. The service I will say was very good, almost too attentive though with too many different servers asking how we were doing. Not worth the money.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Happy Apps!
    ChrisVIP
    Dined on 7/30/2014
    Enjoy an absolutely wonderful appetizer menu offered at half price Monday through Thursdays at the bar. The eggplant pizza was fantastic as were the fried vegetable platter ( I wanted a second one of those as it was rather small!)
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion, great for lunch, scenic view, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • lpjw
    Dined on 7/27/2014
    This was our first experience here at the Chapel Grille and although the service and food was good and it looked beautiful, we will not return due to the noise level. It was to us just way to noisy to enjoy our dinner. We had to speak above the noise to even talk to each other.
    Special Features:
    scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Excellent Evening!
    RIMom
    Dined on 7/25/2014
    I have been to Chapel Grille several times, most recently on 7/25/14. The food and setting are excellent. I always try to sit outside where your under the night sky and warmed by the outdoor fire. The food is very good. Everyone in my party enjoyed their appetizers, meals and desserts (veal franchise/chicken paillard/bbq pizza/fettucine/calamari/steak frites). No complaints whatsoever. Our waiter, Mike truly made the night perfect. He was funny, attentive and knowledgeable about the menu. We never had to wait for anything. My previous visits to Chapel Grille were okay, but the service was subpar. This recent visit, with Mike as our waiter - was perfect!! I highly recommend it.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, scenic view, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • suefed26
    Dined on 7/19/2014
    Both the food and service was outstanding. Chapel Grille is definitely on my list of restaurants to frequent.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic