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Ella's Fine Food and Drink

4.8
920 reviews
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$30 and under
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French American
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Ella's Fine Food and Drink is a French-New American Casual Fine Dining establishment with an emphasis on serving delicious house made food that you want to eat right now! We feature Local, Fresh and Seasonal Produce, Fish and Humanely Raised Meats. Our Approach is simple...let the very best product speak for itself. ELLA'S team of hospitality professionals looks forward to your visit, so join us in one of our many venues suited for dining excellence.

Reservations accepted in dining room only, lounge & terrace is first come, first served. Thank you.
Enjoy Life......Eat Good Food!
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
French American, Contemporary American, American
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Hours of operation
DINNER
Monday-Thursday: 5-9pm
Friday & Saturday: 5-10pm
Sunday: Closed
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Phone number
(401) 315-0606
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Payment options
AMEX, Carte Blanche, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Smart Casual
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Executive chef
Executive Chef/Owner Jeanie Roland
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Catering
We offer catering on and off site, please inquire.
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Granite & Ward Sts
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Public transit
Yes
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Special events & promotions
Wine Dinners, Cooking Classes, Holiday Events as well We offer Catering On/Off site
Additional
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 920 People Are Saying
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4.8
service
4.6
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4.4
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92% of people would recommend it to a friend
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5.0Dined 4 days ago

Fabulous as always. Ella's never disappoints. Friends that we've brought there have also fallen in love with her food and service.

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5.0Dined on May 13, 2018

Great Mother’s Day dinner. The service and food were perfect and the owner/chef came to the table to check on us. Outstanding.

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5.0Dined on May 13, 2018

Oh, my goodness....where to begin?
Every single sip and bite we had on Mother’s Day was amazingly perfect.
We shared the wild mushroom bruschetta appetizer with house made ricotta...plenty for two of us.
In order to enjoy dessert I need to have a small entree so I had the very generous beet salad, which was scrumptious, with the most delish blue cheese I have ever eaten.
My son had a huge veal chop which he said was quite tender and flavorful.
Then we shared the crime brûlée, which was also prefect!
The wine list is amazing,if pricy, and we enjoyed several glasses with our meal.
Just GO!

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5.0Dined on May 8, 2018

Consistently delicious. Innovative preparations, outstanding quality and service.we love the hen of the woods mushrooms, beet salad, modules frites , and especially the pig and the fig. THE BEST restaurant in Westerly for a special occasion. Try it. You won’t be disappointed.

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5.0Dined on May 5, 2018

Wonderful food and service! Will return again soon!

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5.0Dined on April 30, 2018

Amazing.... brought my friends from Poland and they loved !

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5.0Dined on April 28, 2018

I love this place. We eat here several times a year. The food and service are always great.

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5.0Dined on April 28, 2018

We recently went to Ella’s for the first time. Online reservations were easy. We were promptly seated. At first our server was a bit harried and asked a couple of times close together what we wanted to drink. After realizing we needed a bit of time to familiarize ourselves with the offerings she gave us the time we needed. After initially feeling rushed we were able to relax and thoroughly enjoy the rest of the evening. I had the crabby scallops which were perfectly prepared and served over a bed of black rice with a coconut sauce that was the perfect compliment, tasteful yet not too heavy or overpowering. Husband had the rigatoni and sausage. The sausage was made in house. I honestly don’t think he tasted it because he didn’t stop shoveling it in his mouth from the first bite to the last. We split an apple torte that was delightful. Even the coffee was delicious and I’m a coffee snob. We will definitely revisit this little hidden gem.

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5.0Dined on April 25, 2018

Fantastic food, great service...I ordered a scallop dish, but after taking my order, the waitress came back to tell me that they were out of scallops and later, the chef came out and apologized

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5.0Dined on April 24, 2018

Great food, service and place! My husband and I went for the very first time to Ella's to celebrate our anniversary and the food and service was amazing. I highly recommend it!

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5.0Dined on April 20, 2018

The best restaurant in the area by far! Creative menu leaves your mouth anticipating the next dish. Its a must try of you are in the area!

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5.0Dined on April 18, 2018

Has become our go to place when we are in the area. Little things mean a lot and Ella's staff addresses them.

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5.0Dined on April 17, 2018

Couldn’t ask for a better dining experience. Food quality was top tier. For the quality you get the prices are modest. If this restaurant existed in a city you’d pay double. Nice little wine list has a lot of interesting options all geared toward accenting the chefs fare. Service was professional and friendly with a personal touch. The owner of the restaurant is always gracious and Chef Jeannie has rightfully been featured on the food network. Bravo Ella’s. Can’t wait for the next visit.

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5.0Dined on April 14, 2018

Great birthday/anniversary dinner for my son/parents. Our favorite special occasion restaurant.
Dinner and service were excellent as usual.

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5.0Dined on April 13, 2018

We celebrAted my birthday at Ella’s and we’re very pleased. It was our first visit and we will definitely be back.

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5.0Dined on April 13, 2018

Awesome food, drink, and service!

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4.0Dined on April 7, 2018

We sat at the bar and had 4 appetizers and 2 drinks each & our bill was $122 plus a tip. The mussels, which were a special, were amazing! The mushroom crostini was also amazing. The cocktails were average. The other apps - oysters rockefeller and the foie gras were average. There was only one bartender for the bar, as well as to serve the entire restaurant. She did a good job, though. No music playing as background ambiance. When asked about it, the bartender said it cuts in and out. ??? no, there was none. I would go again, as the people we chatted with at the bar were nice and fun. We will give it another try and order entrees next time. The veal chop special sounded good, but it was $52 and when I saw it delivered to someone close by, it looked only average in size and I can get an awesome chop at Sienna for much less.

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5.0Dined on April 7, 2018

One of my favorite places. The food is fabulous, drinks are top notch and the waiters are always so gracious. I am never disappointed when I come here.

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5.0Dined on April 7, 2018

This is our second trip to Ella's, and the second visit was every bit as good as the first. We'll be making more return trips! Everything was great!

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5.0Dined on April 5, 2018

Fantastic food, Fantastic service, Fantastic atmosphere. Just a fantastic restaurant!

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4.0Dined on April 1, 2018

waitperson Kristen was excellent- great service and very entertaining

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5.0Dined on April 1, 2018

Ella's -- always fabulous food, nice - quiet -- can actually have a conversation -- very attentive wait staff. Always enjoy my visits to Ella's ....... thanks again for a great experience!!

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5.0Dined on March 17, 2018

Our favorite restaurant
Fabulous food
Chelsea the bartender is awesome

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2.0Dined on March 16, 2018

The food was good, not exceptional. The service was very good, personable and attentive. The bill was a shock, in that they charge for every little thing, including a buck-fifty for parmesan cheese to sprinkle on a pasta dish... and a sharing charge for splitting a main dish. Given the location of the restaurant and the apparent pretentions of the chef-owner, these prices and extra charges are understandable but not necessarily justified. I'm not very convinced that I need to return.

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5.0Dined on March 2, 2018

Our waitress was wonderful and great for recommending dishes. The maple cheese cake and pistachio poached pear was INSANE!

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5.0Dined on February 24, 2018

What a fantastic restaurant. The staff was welcoming and explained the specials in great detail. We had the calamari sweet and spicy with an Asian touch. The grilled Cesar salad had just the right amount of dressing. My husband ordered the grilled swordfish special with a chorizo and white bean sauce. I hope it's on the menu when we return, it was delicious.

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5.0Dined on February 24, 2018

Always the most wonderful meal and the best service. We can’t say enough about what a great place this is!

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5.0Dined on February 23, 2018

Once again, Jeanie and James did an outstanding job. Everything we had -- the foie gras, the tuna tacos, the mussels, the brussels sprouts side dish, the lamb, the miso salmon -- were excellent. Neil, our waiter was attentive and friendly, but no overbearing.

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5.0Dined on February 23, 2018

Ella's lived up to everything we have read/heard about it. Food was excellent; waitress was great; service was perfectly timed. Not very busy at the time we were there. Definitely will return. Nice touch that the owners/chef individually greeted the diners.

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5.0Dined on February 22, 2018

Wonderful birthday dinner. First visit. High expectations, superbly met. Well received. Knowledgeable, friendly, attentive server. Great food, well prepared, nicely plated, delicious in taste and of excellent quality. We met the decorated chef and her husband, restaurant manager, both friendly and cordial. We plan to return soon.

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5.0Dined on February 22, 2018

Amazing as always!

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5.0Dined on February 22, 2018

The best!!!

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4.0Dined on February 17, 2018

The Duck looked amazing but a little too chewy for $38. Tartare could have used a bit more seasoning. Mussels were excellent, short rib was very good, mushroom crostini was delicious, and desserts were great as well as wine selection. Can't say enough about the service. As far as the Duck and tartare I am not a food expert just my humble opinion so don't let that deter you.

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5.0Dined on February 16, 2018

Been a while since we were here, 1st time for our friends and we were all very impressed with everything. Food was fantastic as was the service. We look forward to going back again in the near future.

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5.0Dined on February 12, 2018

Jeannie Roland is a superb chef and her husband James runs a very tight restaurant. They serve extraordinary food and do not waste money on tablecloths and flowers. We had the $25 pre fixe, with two excellent courses. I am a huge fan of Mama's Chicken and the Duck Au Deux. The Foie Gras appetizer is unbelievable.

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5.0Dined on February 10, 2018

Everything was perfect. The food was delicious! Salmon on black rice was amazing. Can’t wait to go back and eat there again !

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1.0Dined on February 10, 2018

This was one of the worst dining experiences. Our reservation was at 6:00. We were seated at 6:00 and did not even get a water until 6:20 (after 2 servers asked what kind of water we wanted). After a half hour, we finally got a drink and our order placed. The server left our table in the middle of telling us the specials to serve food to another table. The server also was very rude and sarcastic when we didn't order an appetizer and told us that our medium rare NY strip & medium duck would take a half hour and what would we do with our time if we didn't order an app. Probably the same thing we did in the half hour it took for us to order. The food was completely bland (worst steak I've ever had at $36). No salt & pepper on table so you couldn't season it yourself. Our server then argued over bringing us the check. Will never return.

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5.0Dined on February 3, 2018

Every visit to Ella's is a culinary adventure. This time it was Chef Jeanie's amazing maple-brined pork chops — a moist and juicy perfection topped with applesauce and a savory spiced butter. It was a "wow!" combination. And it was served with a side of the cheddar-bacon tots that are the most imaginative, exquisite tots you'll ever eat. A big thank you to our exceptional, attentive server, Neal, and head of the house and wine expert James for another spectacular evening.

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5.0Dined on January 31, 2018

It was my wife's birthday. We wanted a nice quiet dinner together. It is been a while since we've visited, but very glad we decided to go back!it was a wonderful time.

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5.0Dined on January 27, 2018

A brilliant service, good food. A little on the expensive side but plan to return.

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