Gracie's
Gracie's

Gracie's

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.graciesprov.com/
  • Phone: 4012727811x
  • Hours of Operation:
    Dinner: Tuesday - Saturday: 5:00pm - closing
  • Payment Options: AMEX,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Contemporary American
  • Executive Chef: Matthew Varga
  • Dress Code: Business Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Farm to Table, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Special Events: Throughout the year, Gracie’s hosts incredible special events including winemaker dinners, non-profit fundraisers, and the Star Chef Series. The Star Chef Series, now in its fifth year, combines the talents of extraordinary chefs from around the country teamed up with Executive Chef Matthew Varga. The chefs collaborate to create a five-course menu that is expertly paired with wine.

Getting there

  • Parking: Valet
  • Parking Details: Complimentary valet parking is offered every night. Feel free to leave your car with us during the show at no additional charge.
A word from Gracie's
Our Mission

Our mission is simple – enhance and educate the palate with the freshest ingredients and flavors. Our guests take center stage with a philosophy focused on surprising and exciting each guest with personal care and service. Our team is motivated by a central goal – making sure each dining experience is memorable.


Our Service Philosophy

When guests choose to dine at Gracie’s, they do so with an expectation.
We are dedicated to perfecting our craft.
We are loyal to the brand and to our values.
We are continuously educating ourselves.
We are fueled by a passion for exceptional food & unrivaled guest service.
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Overall
  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Food
  • Diners' Choice WinnerFit for Foodies
Gracie's reviews from OpenTable diners
178 reviews since June 3, 2014
Overall Rating4.6
  • Food4.7
    Service4.5
  • Ambiance4.5
    Noise LevelModerate
95% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
special occasion (150)fit for foodies (149)romantic (120)notable wine list (77)neighborhood gem (44)good for groups (21)hot spot (16)vibrant bar scene (5)great for brunch (4)late-night find (3)scenic view (3)great for lunch (2)kid-friendly (1)Show More
  • Culinary Masterpiece
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008VIP
    Dined on 9/27/2014
    We got the tasting menu and each course was beautifully presented, served and prepared. Incredibly fresh ingredients and creative approach.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Special occasion
    Winendine
    Dined on 9/26/2014
    Took my wife to dinner for her birthday. The food was amazing as always and the special attention from the waitstaff was really fantastic. We love Gracies for their service and food, but they really went above and beyond to give my wife a special treat.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • An Evening To Be Remembered
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 9/23/2014
    Stellar was the food, service and experience. Drinks served with orchids. Had a wonderful birthday celebration here. Would return again. Chef Matt Vargas and company conjure the magical in this dynamic atelier.
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    fit for foodies
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Food was exquisite!
    louise
    Dined on 9/20/2014
    Very impressed with eveything. We thought the service was a little slow at times. Saturday night might have something to do with it. Ironing the table cloths was a treat and sweet treats in the car from the valet wa special.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • great meal but disappointed
    homeisbestVIP
    Dined on 9/18/2014
    We had a wonderful meal here a year ago and returned to Providence hoping to repeat it. We did have a good meal and will try again next year but I left disappointed. For my entree I didn't see anything "exciting" on the menu and finally picked the rib eye thinking I might get a good one here. Most people would feel that I got a good one in that it was tender. But I date back to the days when a good steak had great flavor but the steak I got here was tender but tasteless. My appetizer was truly wonderful--the sweetbreads with a papadew gastrique. My wife had a very good appetizer of pork belly and roasted egg. She then had a second appetizer, the foie gras, which was also very good. The melon sorbet dish dessert was also very good.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Consistency Plus
    Danar
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    Gracies can always be depended upon for fantastic food, well-made drinks, attentive service and an overall great dining experience. We visit as often as we can and have never been disappointed in any way. Other restaurants should take a page from their playbook.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Empressed
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    Fantastic food great atmosphere. Beers a little pricey. However I dont mind paying a little extra when the food and service are fantastic.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Nite out with visiting parents
    LuvProvi
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    This was my second visit to Gracie's and it was just as wonderful as the first time. Each course was delicious! The waitstaff is always so friendly. I wish I could remember our waitresses name but she was very patient with us and recommended perfect wine choices based on what we preferred. The service always runs smoothly and the staff always looks so well put together. I love how their shirts are not run of the mill starch white with a tie. The palate pleasers are perfect in between bites. The food is fresh and delicious! Love Gracie's! Worth it!
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    fit for foodies, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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  • Can't Wait to Go Back!
    losgatosdinerVIP
    Dined on 9/10/2014
    Food was excellent. We had the 3 course menu, it was all fabulous. We will definitely return next time we are in Providence!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot, romantic, special occasion
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Anniversary Dinner
    NashvilleNewbyVIP
    Dined on 9/6/2014
    Wonderful place for a special occasion. Went to Gracie's for our 21st anniversary celebration. I had notified the restaurant through OpenTable about our special occasion. They had gone out of their way to reserve a special booth for the two of us with special decorations -- a very nice touch!! Food was great. We chose the 5-course meal. All pieces were specially prepared and well presented. The paired wines w/ each entree was good, however, if I had to do it again, I would have chosen a bottle of wine myself. All courses were outstanding. I wasn't crazy about the rabbit meat, but it gave me the opportunity to try something new.
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    fit for foodies, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Just perfect
    BelgiumVIP
    Dined on 9/6/2014
    What can I say more. Everything, really everything was perfect. Food, drinks and service are at an exceptional high level.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Amazing
    jackchop
    Dined on 9/5/2014
    It was my girlfriend's birthday and I wanted to take her somewhere I knew we would have a great meal. They went above and beyond with the care and little touches earning me some bonus points. Thanks again for a great meal and a memorable occasion, can't wait to come back!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Service Lacking
    ServiceIssues
    Dined on 9/5/2014
    We have been to Gracie's twice. Both times we did the 5 course tasting menu with wine paring. Our first experience was fabulous; food was outstanding, service was great and knowledgeable. We had such a good time, we had wanted to go back for the past 9 months. Unfortunately this second time the service was terrible. The food and wine paring was again outstanding, but our server was not up to par. The whole meal for a 5 course pairing took just over 3 hours. In multiple cases we had a 30 minute wait between courses. After about two hours we began to realize that she had written us off. The server knew she was doing a terrible job and just gave up on even being around. I still recommend Gracie's and certainly go for the tasting menu.
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    fit for foodies, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 9/5/2014
    The food was way above average for restaurants of this ilk. The portions were not too small and not too big, a rarity. The amuse bouche and sherbert palate cleanser were unusual and fabulous. Service was assiduous and staff was knowledgeable.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list, special occasion
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Favorite restaurant in Providence
    NathanVIP
    Dined on 9/3/2014
    Gracie's is definitely my favorite restaurant in Providence. It's the go to place for special occasions, date nights, or any time you want great food at a relaxed pace. The menu changes frequently. While I haven't given up control yet and done the chef's tasting menu, it's a goal one day. Started with the gnocchi followed by the scallops with creme brulee for dessert. All were excellent. I've had almost every dessert they offer but keep going back to the creme brulee.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, late-night find, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Night at Gracie's
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 8/30/2014
    Our Saturday night at Gracie's was absolutely perfect. The atmosphere feels like a modern speak-easy with a elegant bar and extensive drink list. The bartenders were terrific...knowledgable, engaging. The food was outstanding. Lots of locally grown vegetables and local fishes. Service was simply the best! Engaging staff. Incredibly knowledgable. The courses were served at a comfortable pace and we never felt rushed. Absolutely one of the best dining experiences we've ever had.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Go hungry!
    beckbratt
    Dined on 8/30/2014
    Gracie's is a beautiful, romantic restaurant that knows how to incorporate flavors into wonderfully inspired classic dishes. My husband and I settled for the three course meal, and boy, was it delicious and enough. That being said, we had a drink and shared a small plate beforehand (at a different establishment), otherwise, perhaps the full course menu would have been an option for us. The service is excellent, the food a delight, and the atmosphere dim and cozy. I would highly recommend this place for a romantic dinner or special occasion...I (we) would come back here again when visiting Providence, but only after sampling a few more of what Providence has to offer!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Jaded New Yorkers no more
    orlando
    Dined on 8/28/2014
    We had not expected the outstanding meal we were blessed with. Perfect pasta, dreamy sea food -- topped with great wine suggestions. A really outstanding meal.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Incredible dining experience
    Foody82
    Dined on 8/28/2014
    My wide and I went for our two year anniversary. This would be our second time at Gracie's. We had been years prior for a celebratory birthday dinner and enjoyed the best meal of our lives. For this trip we both chose the 7 course tasting menu and wine pairings. With my wife being pregnant, the waiter was quick to ask about specific foods that my wife couldn't have and had the chef alter his menu to accommodate. He did they same with the wines, offering my wife specifically crafted nick tails for each dish. The food was absolutely delicious to eat andbeautiful to look at. One of the greatest meals you'll ever have. The price is high, but the experience and food are worth it. You get exactly if not more than what you pay for.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Outstanding
    TayPul
    Dined on 8/28/2014
    I went to Gracie's for dinner with my parents and two sisters and the experience was amazing. The attentive, friendly service was perfectly matched to the impeccable food. Interesting, delicious ingredient combinations made each dish special, and everyone loved their meal - even my 10 year old sister. This was my second visit and it has firmly cemented Gracie's on my list of all-time favourites.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    Amazing food and service. One of the best dining experiences that my wife and I have ever had. Each staff member also went the extra distance to make it an extra special birthday dinner for my wife. We highly recommend the 7 course meal with wine pairing. Each course was more amazing than the previous one. Staff was very knowledgeable about the food and wine. Excellent establishment!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Amazing experience
    Eddie
    Dined on 8/22/2014
    It's with good reason that Gracie's is regarded as the best restaurant in Rhode Island. The food is always wonderful, and the staff goes out of their way to make you feel like an honored guest. We had a great time, and look forward to dining there again as soon as possible.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Gracie's makes occasions special
    Mariceann
    Dined on 8/22/2014
    Gracie's is our "go to" restaurant for special days.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Excellent cuisine, lovely ambience
    Greta
    Dined on 8/21/2014
    We had the 3 course tasting menu with wine pairings. It was very, very good. The restaurant is large but the ambience is refined, cozy and intimate. The fish I had was excellent and I tried my son's duck which was out of this world. Bread was surprisingly so-so. Desserts were fantastic! I had the creme brulée. Wow! The only drawback to the otherwise perfect evening was our waiter, who seemed distracted and impatient. At a restaurant of this calibre you would expect the waitstaff to be of the highest standing; ours was not. Still, it could have been a bad night for him or maybe he's on his way out. In any case I would go back.
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    fit for foodies, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Delicious !
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/19/2014
    Everything about this place is wonderful and yummy!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, scenic view, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Mixed This Time
    OpenTable Diner Since 2003
    Dined on 8/16/2014
    Service oddly remiss early on, which server acknowledged, and we're not that fussy. But then another lapse or two. Did not expect this at all based on previous experience and on attention to nearby tables. Food was wonderful, as always. The place was quite busy with a reception, but that's no proper excuse for service lapses at a restaurant of this quality and reputation. Loved the meal but the experience as a whole was decidedly mixed this time, I'm afraid. Perhaps we should have told them it was an anniversary celebration....
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  • Another superb meal at Gracie's!
    anne
    Dined on 8/16/2014
    We make a point of stopping in Providence, for the night on our way to Truro on the cape, specifically to be able to have dinner at Gracie's. It has become a beautiful tradition for us and this last time might have been the best of all. The food is superb with unusual and perfect combinations of taste and texture but it is never fussy. As my husband said, no foam was necessary to make a statement! We had the 3-course prix fixe with wine pairings. A beautiful tomato salad that I thought would be refreshing but nothing unusual, surprised me with the variety of heirloom and green tomatoes, herbs, a light sprinkle of goat cheese - just describing it does not do it justice. Everything including desserts - perfect!
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    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
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  • Gracie's
    Ollie
    Dined on 8/14/2014
    Great fluke crudo sand duck. Great tea selection and awesome service..
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    fit for foodies, special occasion, neighborhood gem, hot spot
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Gracies
    sara
    Dined on 8/9/2014
    We had a fantastic evening, most notably for the extra effort the staff, especially our waiter, put in to acknowledge our 10th anniversary.
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    romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • disappointing
    New2ProvVIP
    Dined on 8/9/2014
    We were seated at a table directly next to the bathroom and behind the bussing station. Our server complained that she had too many tables, and all of the main dishes were too salty. We gave feedback about the food to the wait staff in a respectable way but nobody seemed interested. Overall the experience was one of the worst that I have ever had at any restaurant in any city.
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    fit for foodies
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  • Bad Policies
    xcntrydiners
    Dined on 8/9/2014
    While the food was excellent, we were not able to dine the way we had planned. Each of us wanted one of the tasting menus (3 and 5 course). They would not allow us to do this, therefore we had to put together one from the a la carte portion. I can understand the reluctance to have someone ordering a 5 course tasting and their partner ordering 1 small dish from the a la carte menu. Their view is these people are trying to share a tasting menu. However, 1 person ordering a 3 course tasting menu & another ordering a 5 course does not fall into the same thinking. In fact, both parties lost. We were not able to have the dinner we anticipated and they probably lost $100 in revenue based on what we finally ordered.
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    fit for foodies, special occasion
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  • Gracies - Providence
    nikkwikk
    Dined on 8/9/2014
    Outstanding meal; exceptional presentation. Very friendly and personal service.
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  • Five course menu tasting menu
    Sylvia
    Dined on 8/9/2014
    We did the surprise five course with wine pairing. The food was excellent but the wine was disappointing. The pours were too small to accompany each dish, and the individual selections were not up to par with the food. The quality of the wines were mediocre and unfortunately diminished the overall experience.
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    fit for foodies, scenic view
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  • Delicious
    itterfamVIP
    Dined on 8/7/2014
    This was our second time at Gracie's, and we enjoyed it again. You will not be disappointed by this menu where the meals are prepared just a little different. It's a great place for a special occasion, celebration or just a great dinner out!
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    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Impressed Again
    Elliot
    Dined on 8/5/2014
    A few weeks ago my friends treated me to a birthday dinner at Gracie's. The meal was incredible. From the friendly service to the artistic cuisine: Gracie's is among the top of it's class. I was sold when, upon arrival to our dressed up table, our server Kaitlyn, brought a complementary bottle of Presecco. I need not go any furthering explaining my obviously amazing expereince from that meal and the restaurant. I enjoy Gracie's so much I spent my last night in Rhode Island on Tuesday with a friend and indulged in their 5 course prix fixe menu, accompanied by a perfect wine pairing. Gracie's, you are my favorite restaurant. P.s. to anyone who reserves a table at Gracie's; request Kaitlyn, she's so friendly!
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    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Fantastic Experience Overall
    GrlLuvsGoodFood
    Dined on 8/2/2014
    Had a wonderful dinner a Gracie's during a recent trip to Providence. The prix fix menu had a lot of variety and was extremely good value for the price. The service was spot on and could only be surpassed by the food. I had the duck for my entree and it was amazingly tender. The amuse Bouche and the palette cleanser between the first and second courses were both wonderful. One thing to note: reservations called into the restaurant take precedence over those made online. Not a big deal in my case. It was just me so they were able to accommodate me at a cozy high top in the bar. However, it could be an issue for a larger party.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • August 3, 2014
    nhdiner
    Dined on 8/2/2014
    We've never been treated so well for an anniversary dinner! When we first arrived, we were wished a Happy Anniversary and then taken to a private booth that seats only 2 people and does not completely open to the aisle, so we had a lot of privacy. Then we were treated to a champagne toast, a lovely quote from Audrey Hepburn, and star glitter on the table. Sweetbreads are one of our all time favorites, so we both ordered them and they were delicious. There were a number of different small items on the plate with different textures and flavors that complemented each other - the dish was wonderful. We found the same attention to texture and flavor with my scallops and my husband's pork. Great place for a special occasion!
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    romantic, special occasion
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent Meal and Service
    Russell
    Dined on 8/1/2014
    Very consistent and great meal and service, highly recommend-
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  • Fantastic meal
    Ceat1VIP
    Dined on 8/1/2014
    This was our second visit to Gracie's. The service was fantastic! The food was really good. Perhaps the best meal we have had all summer in a restaurant. We opted for the 3 course fixed price meal. The rigatoni was fantastic. I really enjoyed the gnocchi. The between course tastes were a nice touch and very delicious.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • New favorite
    Wellfed
    Dined on 7/30/2014
    Last year when I was newer to town, I asked a friend for recommendations on where to go for my birthday dinner with my husband. She said "Have you been to Gracie's? It's expensive but it's my favorite restaurant in Providence." I looked it up and thought that it looked very formal. I was more in the mood for "a scene" and decided there were still so many places to try in Federal Hill. This year-straight to Gracie's. Loved it.We chose from the 3 course pre-fix. ($40 so really reasonable). I'm a vegetarian and my husband is a carnivour and we both loved everything. The blue cheese salad was balanced and tasty and the chef's presentation of seasonal Vegetables (vegetarian entrée) was beautiful and delicious. We loved the whole experience!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, special occasion, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.