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Waterman Grille

1899 reviews
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$30 and under
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Contemporary American
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  • Waterfront (68)
  • Good for a Date (57)
  • Scenic View (50)
Waterman Grille is located at the Gatehouse on Providence's East Side. Overlooking the Seekonk River, we offer waterfront dining while still being just a short distance to major hotels and all the Capitol City has to offer.

Fashioned with creativity, the menu marries the quality of fine cuisine with casual dining. Choose from an extensive array of small plates featuring wood-fire grilled specialties and seasonal comfort food, coupled with the flavors of locally grown and organic produce, paired with a fine selection from our boutique wine list.

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Private dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Contemporary American
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Hours of operation
Saturday & Sunday Brunch: 10:00 am – 2:30 pm
Saturday Dinner: 3pm – 10pm
Sunday Dinner: 3pm – 9pm
Monday – Thursday Dinner: 4pm – 9pm
Friday Dinner: 4pm – 10pm
*Bar open nightly at 4pm & all day Saturday/Sunday.
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Phone number
(401) 521-9229
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Payment options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Business Casual
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Cross street
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Parking details
Plenty of parking located right next to the restaurant.
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Special events & promotions
For more information regarding private events such as corporate meetings, social gatherings, formal celebrations and wedding receptions, please call our Private Party Contact Kim Crawley at 888-759-5557.
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Private Room, View, Weekend Brunch, Wine

Private Dining

Set on the banks of Seekonk River on Providence's East Side, Waterman Grille offers a waterfront location just short distance to major hotels and all the Capitol City has to offer. An array of private dining rooms are available to accommodate your next event.

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What 1899 People Are Saying
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4.7  based on recent ratings
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98% of people would recommend it to a friend
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PamelaR (New England)
5.0  Dined 2 days ago

A fantastic meal..our wait staff was very attentive to our time schedule to make the theatre and extremely personable.

vipJohn (New England)
5.0  Dined 4 days ago

This was our second time at the Waterman Grill and we loved it. The food was delicious and plentiful. Our server, Nathan, was attentive, pleasant, and not intrusive. The view of the Seekonk river is great. We will definitely be back.

LeeAnn (New England)
4.0  Dined on February 17, 2018

We were very pleased with our first experience at Waterman Grille. The food was excellent and we had a fun time on our date. The only drawback was my husbands drink seemed to be made not very well, and it’s something simple that he orders everywhere and even makes at home. Not sure if the soda was flat, or if a different product (other than Coca-Cola) was substituted, but he did ask for a second and it was still not much of an improvement...other than that the food was spectacular and we will go back!!

linda (New England)
4.0  Dined on February 17, 2018

We had appetizers (salads, soup and octopus), entrees and dessert. There were 4 of us and we all enjoyed every component of our meals. We would recommend window seating for the view and because it seemed a little less noisy. Our waiter was excellent! He was extremely attentive, detailed with descriptions and responsive. A special mention about the desserts; the pastry chef is really creative and offers unique, delicious options.

vipOpenTable Diner (New England)
5.0  Dined on February 17, 2018

Paul and Matt are the most amazing service management team in Rhode Island.

OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on February 17, 2018

We love it here and have returned many times for dinner and brunch. We always bring friends and family when they are visting in Providence. Highly recommend!

OpenTable Diner (New England)
5.0  Dined on February 17, 2018

Service was excellent. Matt went above and beyond. My halibut special was fantastic. I did not receive asparagus so Matt quickly resolved that. My wife loved her dinner and the pea soup

Luv2dine (New England)
5.0  Dined on February 16, 2018

The food and service was great. The great octopus, the duck breast and the steak tips were delicious but it was the deep fried brocoli that stole the show.

OpenTable Diner (New England)
4.0  Dined on February 15, 2018

We have dined here perhaps four times, about once every year. We consistently happy that we chose the Waterman Grille.

Christine1981 (New England)
5.0  Dined on February 15, 2018

The filet was out of this world! It was our first time dining there, it’s a little pricey but we will definitely go back because it was a delicious meal. The service was great.