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About Gracie's

Gracie’s is committed to providing an unforgettable dining experience. Great lengths are taken to ensure each dish highlights local, seasonal ingredients and flavors. Our team works closely with local farmers, fishermen, brewers, winemakers, and distillers, to bring you the freshest ingredients available.
Our menu offers 3 different styles of dining. Wheat-free dinner rolls and hand-made gluten-free pasta are always available. Most of our menu items can be made gluten-free with little or no modifications. Vegetarian and vegan options are well thought out and composed. We make our own vegan pasta, too. Gracie’s team is trained to accommodate food allergies and a wide range of dietary restrictions.
Gracie's is conveniently located in downtown Providence, across the street from Trinity Rep, and a short walk from PPAC, The Dunkin Donuts Center, and The Rhode Island Convention Center. Brown University, RISD, Johnson & Wales University, and Providence College are also close by.

194 Washington Street
Providence, RI 02903
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Dining Style:
Elegant Dining

Cuisines:
Contemporary American

Hours of Operation:
Dinner: Tuesday - Saturday: 5:00pm - closing

Dress Code:
Business Casual

Price Range:
$31 to $50

Payment Options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(401) 272-7811

Website:
http://www.graciesprov.com/

Parking Details:
Complimentary valet parking is offered every night. Feel free to leave your car with us during the show at no additional charge.

Executive Chef:
Matthew Varga

Additional:
Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Chef's Table, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking, Private Room, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
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.

Specials

Christmas Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 24, 2017

New Year's Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 31, 2017

Specials

Christmas Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 24, 2017

Details

Join us for our New Years Eve celebration, we will be exclusively offering our 5, 7, and 9 course tastings along with live music.

New Year's Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 31, 2017

Details

Hello! This evening, join us for our Chef's Tasting Menu!

Private Dining

For the most memorable and personal private dining experience, reach for the stars at Gracie’s – the perfect venue for celebratory events, business dinners, or just because!

Gracie's Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

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food

4.8

service

4.7

ambience

4.7

value

4.3

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96% would recommend it to a friend

Special Occasion (78)
Creative Cuisine (73)
Good for a Date (64)
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Good for Anniversaries (64)
Fit for Foodies (62)
Romantic (59)
Tasting Menu (54)
Pre/post Theatre (50)
Local Ingredients (47)
Good for Birthdays (42)
Notable Wine List (37)
Worth the Drive (34)
Neighborhood Gem (33)
Quiet Conversation (29)
Handcrafted Cocktails (26)
Seasonal (23)
Cozy (22)
Authentic (21)
Good Vegetarian Options (17)
Hot Spot (16)
Bar Seating (15)
Business Meals (12)
Healthy (12)
Organic (11)
Good for Groups (9)
Gluten Free Options (8)
Vibrant Bar Scene (7)
Casual (6)
Late-night Find (6)
Fun (5)
Paleo Friendly (5)
People Watching (5)
Comfort Food (4)
Happy Hour (3)
Great for Lunch (2)
Scenic View (2)
Sunday Lunch (2)
Vegan (2)
Afternoon Coffee (1)
Great for Brunch (1)
Disabled Access (1)
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vip
 (New England)·Dined 5 days ago

Creative menu excellent presentation and preparation

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 (New York Area)·Dined 5 days ago

From the moment we walked in the door we were made to feel special for celebrating my birthday. We even had a card and confetti on the table. Nice touch.

The 5 course tasting and wine pairing was creative and delicious.

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 (New England)·Dined 5 days ago

Absolutely incredible food. The service was unmatched. The wine, delicious. Highly recommend.

Tags: Romantic, Good for a Date, Pre/post Theatre, Special Occasion, Notable Wine List, Good for Anniversaries, Fit for Foodies, Authentic, Worth the Drive
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vip
 (New England)·Dined 6 days ago

There are no specific words to describe....it get's better and better over the years. Another great meal, this one with the entire family. John was outstanding as usual. Sam did a great job at the bar.....although my son liked her martinis a little too much!

Tags: Hot Spot, Fit for Foodies, Local Ingredients, Handcrafted Cocktails, Vibrant Bar Scene, Pre/post Theatre, People Watching
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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 5, 2017

Whenever we want to splurge for a special occasion--Valentine's Day, birthdays, anniversary, etc.--we drive the 25 miles and are never disappointed.

Tags: Romantic, Worth the Drive, Good for a Date
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vip
 (New England)·Dined on December 3, 2017

Yet another spectacular visit to Gracie's. We were pampered throughout, starting with a pair of very well-crafted cocktails in the bar area while our table was being prepared. From there the evening only got better. Impeccable service - friendly, professional and smart. We opted for the seven-course tasting menu with wine pairings and were not disappointed. Each course was better than the next and the wine pairings were spot on. We were there celebrating a joint anniversary/birthday event and were appropriately feted. Not inexpensive, but worth every penny if you truly enjoy food and wine. We'll be back again soon... thinking of booking a wine event in their private dining area next year...

Tags: Special Occasion, Happy Hour, Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date, Hot Spot, Romantic, Neighborhood Gem, Pre/post Theatre, Authentic, Good for Anniversaries, Seasonal, Notable Wine List, Fit for Foodies, Creative Cuisine, Worth the Drive, Vibrant Bar Scene, Late-night Find, Bar Seating, Tasting Menu, Local Ingredients, Handcrafted Cocktails
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 (New England)·Dined on December 2, 2017

One of the hidden gems of Providence. Never fails to deliver with excellent varied menu, service, drinks and desserts. Multiple course meals with or without wine pairings are available and are superb.
I had the duck breast entree which was spectacular!

Tags: Local Ingredients, Worth the Drive, Neighborhood Gem, Authentic, Cozy, Good for Anniversaries, Tasting Menu, Organic
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vip
 (New England)·Dined on November 30, 2017

Awesome as always

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 (New England)·Dined on November 19, 2017

Even with reservations, the wait was lengthy. However, we sat at the bar and enjoyed delicious cocktails. Unfortunately, the bartender took a long time to ask us what we would like to drink. The lighting was poor at the bar so we used our light on the phone to see the cocktail menu. The bartender was bothered by our light and was not courteous in the way that she asked us to not use our phone light. It was a bit rude, in fact. Aside from all that, and luckily, the food and remaining service was excellent! From the appetizers, entrees, kimchi, sorbet to cleanse the pallet, to dessert. I would recommend the pork and pasta dish where the sauce was so delicious and the fish dish with lentils-amazing!!!!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Pre/post Theatre, Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Notable Wine List, Good for a Date, Tasting Menu, Creative Cuisine, Hot Spot, Authentic
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vip
 (New England)·Dined on November 19, 2017

Amazing! Everything about the experience was enjoyable.

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 (New England)·Dined on November 18, 2017

The service at Gracie’s was over the top amazing! My birthday dinner could not have been more special. I appreciated the birthday card, the attentive staff, the exceptional food quality. This will be my new go-to place for special meals!!

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Good for Anniversaries, Creative Cuisine, Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion
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 (New England)·Dined on November 18, 2017

Gracie's was amazing. We dined to celebrate a birthday and they had a special table setting, card, and unexpected welcome cordial. I enjoyed the 'Blacklist' cocktail. The food was creative and tasted fantastic. It was nice that they had small but perfect selection half bottles of wine. We chose to dine a la carte and were not disappointed. We will definitely good back again to do the tasting menu.

Tags: Tasting Menu, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Creative Cuisine
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·Dined on November 18, 2017

Gracie’s quality of food and service have plummeted in the past 2 years since I last came here. So has the originality of the chef of the course tastings. Two seven course with wine pairing, sadly, because I’ve always raves about the place were in all but one fish dish either just bland or worse “off.” Even some wine selections were dubious. We were not offered coffee nor thanked by our server. Just a big waste of money - especially in light of all RI in general and Providence in particular has to offer. You don’t have to take it, but my advice is save your money and avoid this restaurant that seems to now be running on its reputation and go somewhere where the food actually is good, I know I will.

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vip
 (New England)·Dined on November 17, 2017

Outstanding meal, we enjoyed the 3-course with wine pairing before the theatre. Great food, friendly & attentive service that made the whole evening work!

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 (New England)·Dined on November 17, 2017

Food was fantastic and our waitress, Maria, was outstanding. She even checked with the sommelier to find a correct answer to a couple of our questions about our wine pairings... she is a plus!

Tags: Romantic, Creative Cuisine, Tasting Menu, Special Occasion
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 (New England)·Dined on November 16, 2017

We have been going here since they were in Federal Hill & they are still the best in Providence. All aspects of what you want for an evening out is at Gracie's.

Tags: Romantic, Good for a Date, Special Occasion
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 (New England)·Dined on November 15, 2017

We did the 5 course chef’s tasting menu. Absolutely outstanding!

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 (New England)·Dined on November 10, 2017

Our friends recommended this restaurant and it was perfect! The service and attention to detail was second to none. We will probably celebrate many wedding anniversaries at Gracie’s.

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on November 10, 2017

My husband and I had to cancel a planned anniversary weekend away because our dog got sick (I know, I know!). So at loose ends and at the last possible minute, we booked an early table (5:30 on a Friday night) at Gracie's, based on a personal recommendation from a friend.

We could not have been more pleased! We went with no expectations, and so last-minute, we were not expecting anything much. We were bowled over by the entire experience--food, ambience, service (impeccable! NO ONE TRIED TO REMOVE ONE PLATE BEFORE WE WERE BOTH FINISHED!! heh) and especially the lovely little "anniversary touches" (card, candles, wishes from staff). This made-do occasion turned out to be extremely memorable and special for us, and we will definitely be back--not just for another anniversary, either--but that, too.

Tags: Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Local Ingredients, Good for Anniversaries, Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion, Business Meals, Creative Cuisine, Romantic, Pre/post Theatre
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 (New England)·Dined on November 8, 2017

I've had many wonderful meals at Gracie's, but this night was disappointing. Little has changed in the last several years and the menu and format has become stale. The service was less polished than usual; the food was only so-so. We ordered the scallops and it was ridiculously small portion for a main course entree - like a small plate at a large plate price. Overall, if it was my first time I'd give it a "meh".

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vip
 (New England)·Dined on November 8, 2017

We were there at 5:00 on a wednesday for a show. We sat at the bar. Sam the bartender was great, the food was great. It's pricey but worth it. In between courses they served us amuse bouche ( 3 total ). We valet parked and they kept our car so we could go to the show. When we got our car and left they even left some cookies in our car. It's the little things. Great experience.Great everything. Five stars

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 (New England)·Dined on November 7, 2017

Outstanding service, food, and ambiance. Every time I come back to Gracie's I am impressed. The dishes are done with attention to different flavors and the selection is fresh and aligned to the seasons. The ambiance allows for great conversation among dinner guests. I believe this is one of Providence's best restaurants.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Good for Birthdays, Notable Wine List, Authentic, Good for Anniversaries
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 (New England)·Dined on November 5, 2017

Loved Gracie’s. Food & service excellent! Looking forward to returning soon.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion
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 (New England)·Dined on November 5, 2017

Not just about eating. It’s an experience! Always love good to Gracie’s. Such a special place!

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 (New England)·Dined on November 5, 2017

From the moment we opened the front door until we were bid gracious farewell, Gracie's was nothing short of spectacular!
My wife and I were celebrating our 18th wedding anniversary and decided to make reservations at Gracie's. I had called to check on dress attire and the young women on the phone had the best manners (something that seems to be lacking in many businesses). I was trying not to get my hopes up, but I was. When we arrived, we were greeting warmly and were wished a "Happy Anniversary" despite the busy Saturday night at prime time, we were taking to a decorated 4 top set for 2 in the middle of the room. The table had a anniversary card and little star shaped confetti that matches their logo and letterhead) all round the quaint white floating candle centerpiece. My wife and I were promptly greeted by a member of the staff and our dinner experience was now set to cruise control. Maria, Connor and the sharp gentleman with the green cast (sorry I didn't get his name) were on point for the entire evening. "The service was a ballet of stealth ninja's who gave 'mise en place' a whole different meaning."
Feeling adventurous, we went with the 7 course dinner with wine. BOOM! What a Hit! from the Judith Point Squid, to the Foie Gras to the Skate Wing to the Pear Brown Butter Cake every course was better than the last. And the wine pairings? Robert Parker would has salivated to see such a couple. But I have to say that the Black cocoa and short rib tortellini was our favorite! If you cannot already tell that I'm in love with this place, then you need to stop reading this. Now back to the service...
My wife got up from the table and no soon she had left, her napkin was picked up and refolded. You hardly ever see this anymore! A front waiter, a back waiter, food runners and bus boys. Mangers working and dressing tables - THEY EVEN IRON THE CREASES OUT OF THE TABLE CLOTHS before each guest sits down, WHAT?! That is pure love! GO and ENJOY

Tags: Local Ingredients, Tasting Menu, Fit for Foodies, Neighborhood Gem, Romantic, Good for a Date, Bar Seating, Good for Anniversaries, Notable Wine List, Special Occasion, Worth the Drive, Good for Birthdays
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 (New England)·Dined on November 4, 2017

Had the 7 course chef tasting in 2 hours and made it to our show. With no problem. Love the non-alcoholic beverage pairings for those of us that do not drink wine

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 (New England)·Dined on November 4, 2017

My daughter and I always love having dinner at Gracie's before our evening at Trinity Rep (season ticket holder). I have never been disappointed by the food or the service and this past Saturday evening was no exception.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Worth the Drive, Good for Anniversaries, Seasonal, Good for a Date, Local Ingredients, Pre/post Theatre, Good for Birthdays, Tasting Menu, Special Occasion
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·Dined on November 4, 2017

Sadly, we were disappointed with the chefs 5 course tasting menu. Each dish was well executed, visually pleasing but many lacked depth or bright flavor. The skate wing was probably the best dish, the dessert was so bland (chocolate and figs! Should have been a knockout) that we didn’t finish it. Only two of the five wine pairings were good and they weren’t good enough that i’d want them again. For over $325.00 for two people I’d expect to come away feeling that I’d had at least a satisfactory culinary experience but instead felt that the food was better looked at than eaten. I may have caught them on an off night as others recommended this to me as a great place for a date. I can say that the staff were great , despite it being busy and the ambience was lovely.

Tags: Creative Cuisine
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vip
 (New England)·Dined on November 3, 2017

Gracie's is ALWAYS excellent! We repeated my birthday dinner again this year at this very fine restaurant. However, this year, instead of doing the five course tasting menu, we chose the seven course, accompanied by an excellent bottle of wine. Everything was perfect! I think next year will try the nine course!

Tags: Tasting Menu, Pre/post Theatre, Handcrafted Cocktails
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·Dined on November 1, 2017

The food is absolutely magical, the owners worked hard to set a true experience and I love it here. Unfortunately our waiter was a bit rude to us, the other server made up for it a bit. I don’t know if it’s his natural demeanor but he wasn’t warm, welcoming or very kind. The food is so thoughtful and delicious, the hostess and valet were wonderful, and the treats upon exiting were a pleasant surprise.

Tags: Special Occasion, Creative Cuisine, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date
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 (New England)·Dined on November 1, 2017

Very attentive and affable wait staff. The portions were relatively generous for a menu of this type. The only downside was a high noise level in the dining area, so that conversation was difficult.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Good for a Date, Sunday Lunch, Special Occasion
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 (New England)·Dined on October 31, 2017

A great dining experience! A very professional wait staff with great knowledge of the menu. Can't wait to return.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 28, 2017

Had the 7 course tasting menus. Food was great. The server was polite. There was a delay in seating by 30 minutes and the 7 courses took 3 1/2 hours to be served.

Tags: Tasting Menu, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries
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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 28, 2017

Gracie's was great! We had a wonderful dinner and amazing service! We'll go back in a heartbeat..the only issue we found was our seating. We were seated in the back corner at a very small table (which was not ideal). But that didn't hinder our experience. We'll be back for sure!

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Seasonal, Good for Anniversaries, Tasting Menu, Hot Spot, Special Occasion
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 (New England)·Dined on October 28, 2017

We returned to celebrate an anniversary with the 5 course chef choice meal. While we had been disappointed with our last visit and the 3 course dinner, this time the selections were delicious, perfectly sauced and seasoned. Service was very good; friendly, responsive, and most of time timely.

Tags: Local Ingredients, Handcrafted Cocktails, Fun, Good for Birthdays, Tasting Menu, Creative Cuisine, Good for a Date, Quiet Conversation, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Romantic, Fit for Foodies
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 (New England)·Dined on October 28, 2017

Very careful accommodations made regarding my tree nut allergy....thank you.
Interesting menu with many locally sourced items. Very knowledgeable and friendly wait staff. So nice to be able to have a conversation without yelling over restaurant noise.
Only concern was seating in row seats....not much privacy. Will request another spot next time.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Romantic, Pre/post Theatre, Seasonal
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 (New England)·Dined on October 28, 2017

As always, our dinner at Gracie's was spectacular. We were headed to a concert and wanted to keep the meal on the light side, so we only ordered a main course and dessert, but were still given plenty of time to relax and enjoy a romantic meal. Delicious food and attentive, friendly and informed service.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Fit for Foodies, Good for Birthdays, Quiet Conversation, Pre/post Theatre
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·Dined on October 27, 2017

The food was top notch, full of flavor and paired wonderfully with the hand crafted mock tails. This is a marvelous place for a intimate date night or special occasion. It is pricey but worth every penny. The staff goes above and beyond to please. 10 out of 10 for me.

Tags: Scenic View, Tasting Menu, Cozy, Local Ingredients, Good for Anniversaries, Authentic, Creative Cuisine, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Neighborhood Gem, Handcrafted Cocktails, Romantic, Fit for Foodies, Organic
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·Dined on October 27, 2017

Wonderful! The staff, the food, the wines. We were treated like royalty. The food was amazing and the wines were expertly paired.

Tags: Bar Seating, Handcrafted Cocktails, Creative Cuisine, Neighborhood Gem, Cozy, Worth the Drive, Romantic, Quiet Conversation, Notable Wine List, Vibrant Bar Scene, Fit for Foodies, Good for a Date, Tasting Menu, Pre/post Theatre, Local Ingredients, Authentic
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·Dined on October 27, 2017

Great food, special flavor combinations, and very well presented and served!

Tags: Disabled Access, Pre/post Theatre, Tasting Menu, Quiet Conversation, Local Ingredients, Romantic, Special Occasion, Bar Seating
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