Great breakfast and bloody Mary’s. Try the bread pudding French toast, it is excellent!!
Red Stripe never disappoints. Have to have the Steak Frites or any of the mussel dinners
Gave red stripe a second try after my first visit. Despite the incredibly loud setting, the food is great, however service was inconsistent at best. The restaurant was not overly busy on a Sunday evening with the Oscars on TV.. my dining companion requested bread, and none ever materialized. The neighboring table had asked for another round of drinks that also never came, until after the waiter commented that he felt there was something he forgot to bring to that table. The food is good, excellent comfort food. It’s just extremely hard to hear a normal conversation, unless your accustomed to shouting. I really want to like this place, but inconsistent at best.
It was an all around great experience.
Excellent device and very accommodating since it was late on a Saturday night.
Cat was the best server ever !!! The food was incredible ! We will 100% be back !
It pains me to give red stripe a fair, instead of an excellent, review. We’ve been coming to brunch here for years and bring any out of town guests (who upon repeated trips to RI have asked for it by name). Admittedly it’s been a few months since we’ve last been and it seems as if they’ve had not only a menu change but perhaps a chef change? The beloved pulled pork hash was nowhere to be found on the menu so instead I ordered the tried and true huevos rancheros which I’ve had before- except they were not even close to the old menu item by the same name. The portion size was noticeably smaller for the price, the dish was completely redesigned and nowhere near as well executed. My husband did like his meal ok- but said he’s had better there. We also started off with the staff recommended cinnamon roll which had a great taste to it but was dry, crumbly and I hate to say it, but seemed stale. I’m sure freshly made it’d be amazing so we might give that another shot in the future. Our waitress Michelle was very sweet so props for service. But the meal itself at almost 70 bucks all said and done for brunch, was lackluster at best. We do brunch in providence often so it’s not the price, I don’t mind paying for great food, but sadly this go around was not so great. I think we’ll take red stripe off the brunch rotation for a bit until they work out the kinks of the recent changes.
I’m still little disappointed, dinner was amazing I loved the steak and fries and my partner loved fish & chips. I would have ordered dessert but I felt rushed. I came in at 930 and their was 2 tables seated finishing up and 2 people at bar. I understand it was slow Tuesday night but that isn’t excuse you took my Reservation and the server was great but minute the kitchen shut the lights off that’s when all respect went out the door. I’m executive in Boston and that would never fly in any restaurant you don’t shut down the kitchen till every quest in your restaurant is gone, especially with open kitchen concept. You ruined my experience and most likely won’t return. I was looking forward to dessert and I’m so angry especially when could spring my money elsewhere
Great food and service. One of my favorite places to eat and socialize in the Providence area. Good menu choices.
We used to go here a lot, but the quality of the food has dropped off over the past few years. We decided to go again on Sunday, and we were disappointed. The place was very crowded, and the acoustics are terrible when it's crowded. Our appetizers - clam chowder and deviled eggs - were okay, if overpriced ($4 for two half-eggs!). Partner's fish and chips were overcooked. I had eggs Benedict with crabcakes; the crabcakes were burnt on the outside and raw on the inside, and the seasoning wasn't pleasant. Also, instead of English muffins, they used thick toast, which was off to one side of the plate - the eggs, crabcakes, and Hollandaise sauce were on the other, and I had to assemble the whole thing myself.
The three people at the table next to us weren't enjoying their meal either; one sent her plate back, and very loudly complained that it still wasn't right after it came back from the kitchen.
The place seems popular - it's full of local people and Brown students. But the food, which used to be excellent and interesting, is not what it used to be.
Service was very good, though.
Love Red Stripe. Reliable, correctly prepared dishes and gracious service.
Came based on recommendations. Although a neighborhood favorite, I found Red Stripe intensively loud.. difficult to communicate with your date or guests while seated. It’s extrememly loud. Food was good, but the overwhelming noise eclipsed the culinary experience.
It is very good food and service but prices went up considerably.
You can't beat the Mussels. Great selection. Service by our server was fantastic. Great personality. Food is always good
Food was okay. Seasoning was off on all three of our dishes. Thank god service was phenomenal.
The one complaint I will make if that although we made a reservation for 8pm and arrived at about 8:05, we were not sat until almost 8:30 as the restaurant claimed not to have a table available for us. Over we were seated though, the server was over quickly to fill our water and to greet us. He was very attentive throughout the meal.
Both my wife and I ordered the French onion soup, which was tasty, albeit a bit sweet for my taste. While mine was the right proportion of broth to onion to bread, my wife had very little broth in hers so it meant that it was a bit difficult to eat after she got a few spoonfuls of broth.
I had the steak frites which was very tasty and the Gorgonzola butter which was also a nice addition. The frites were well seasoned so, even though I asked for ketchup, I didn't end up using it.
My wife ordered the roasted salmon which she said very much enjoyed. It seemed to be will cooked and seasoned and the Brussels sprouts that came with it looked tasty too.
I would definitely go back the next time I'm in Providence.
Great service and good looking restraint, but the food was Over spiced and over cooked, would not recommend or go back
We really enjoy Red Stripe in Providence. It has a fun atmosphere and a creative menu. We feel like we are in New York when we are there and we love NYC!
My waiter Sam was the best!!! went in on Valentine's day with my little girl and he made us both feel very special.
Our first time dining at Red Stripe. Food was amazing. Service was excellent. I wasn't sure what to expect, but we enjoyed our meals.
Parking for this place is not so good. Located right near a college, so a lot of the parking spaces are for residents only. Thankfully the spot that was available wasn't a metered spot.
The staff and meals, made it worth going here.
(They have Stella on tap!! 😁) BIG plus for me!! 🤣🤣
Our waitress Michelle was excellent!!! Food was great and served hot!
Best French onion soup and fries! Also loved the grilled cheese and roasted tomato soup! Yum!
Birthday brunch for six. Excellent food, service and ambiance. A good time had by all.
We love Red Strip, it just can get noisy and hard to hear people at your own table. The burgers were get last time we were there
Good food. This place never fails us when we have dinner.
the waitress was quite rude, she did not bring the bread, she left dirty dishes on the table for the entire dinner, she brought the bill without asking for a dessert or a coffee. It was quite annoying. The food was great.
Great food, wonderful service, but the open kitchen produces a smoke filled dining room. It was not pleasant!
Terribly disappointed in the quality and expense of the food. I ordered the beef stroganoff and my friend ordered the orecchiette pasta. Both were smothered in sauce (as if it was being used to cover up the rest of the faulty food in the dish) over mushy pasta at $20 plus dollars. Neither of us ate our meal. We only complained about the orecchiette and it was taken off the bill. We felt awkward complaining about both meals. Our other friend had a burger which she loved. The server was lovely and offered her apologies and a complimentary desert. There is no signage on the outside of the restaurant and a very dimly light doorway made identifying the restaurant difficult. Needless to say we would not go back.
Red Stripe is always good. One of our friends had the duck special and raved about it. For me, the mussels and fries are a must. Can’t miss going here.
We frequent Red Stripe and have come to expect good food and good service. This visit was just fine, as always.
Always a good meal and service. Something on menu for everyone. Thanks for new items on menu!!!
I think our waiter was just really busy so our service was great and they sat us next to the open kitchen/oven; it was extremely hot and at some points smokey.
Great food - the mussels were excellent as were the Brussel sprouts and the calamari.
Excellent service, casual lively atmosphere.
Very good food and wait staff very attentive.
Red Stripe's food is known generally to be good, not great. I was with 6 others for lunch. One said her salad was tired and looked like it was "prepared yesterday." My mussels were incredibly large - not a good sign b/c of over maturity - also tough, gritty and inedible. The saffron broth with them was very good. So too were the frites. I asked for and quickly received some very good crusty bread to sop up the mussel broth. My friends ate the frites. Four of us had coffee after lunch: the word on that was "it is OK." The biggest drawback: THE NOISE LEVEL IS INCREDIBLY HIGH. I know several folks who won't even patronize this restaurant because of the noise. We couldn't even hear a conversation across our table. The server was very accommodating and didn't charge me for the mussels even though I said I'd happily pay half the price to cover the frites, broth, and bread.
Would definitely revisit! Dinner was great! Dessert was decadent! Looking forward to another visit.
Casual upscale French inspired bistro atmosphere and food. Good cocktails. Excellent mussels frites - try the house version. They are great. Same for the steak frites. Have been there 4 times and the service is always outstanding. Aaron was our server on Saturday. He was attentive, friendly, and professional. The house manager stopped by our table and recommended a scotch. Very nice touch.
Went for restaurant week... took an 1h 45m to get our dinner. Service was great, drinks were great, but apparently a line cook quit on a Saturday night and our food was slow and awful by the time it came out. Sand in the mussels, pin bones in the salmon, cheese in the vegan wrap, burned brussel sprouts... HOWEVER I have been there 3 times before and loved it. Went here for my birthday with 9 people and they just tanked. They bought my dinner, and hopefully it's better with a smaller group when it's not so busy.
Date night with my wife ..