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Le Central

483 Hope St, Bristol, RI 02809-1807
+1 401-396-9965
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good26%
  • Average5%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (20 reviews)
“coq au vin” (11 reviews)
“steak frites” (10 reviews)
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483 Hope St, Bristol, RI 02809-1807
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Reviewed 20 January 2018

A group of us (5) ended up going here just after Xmas. We were trying for another place that ended up being closed. Found this and glad we did. All members of party were happy with their meal. Service was very good. Will return.

Thank littlerhody64
jesse j, Owner at Le Central, responded to this reviewResponded 27 January 2018

Merci, we are so glad you found us and that you gave us a try, thanks again!

Reviewed 25 December 2017 via mobile

Held our rehearsal dinner here and it was delightful. Excellent service and tasty, well-prepared entrees has me looking forward to the next visit!

Thank CaseyfromBoston
jesse j, Owner at Le Central, responded to this reviewResponded 27 January 2018

Thank you for trusting us to hold your special event! We thank you for your review and hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 24 December 2017

Went early for Sunday brunch to Le Centrale in Bristol visiting family nearby. Cute place, not crowded at all. Very attentive service on the Sunday before Christmas. Truly memorable popovers to start, the omelettes and eggs Benedict all of which were very skillfully executed.

Thank Dave B
Reviewed 22 October 2017

While a couple items were really good, e.g. the Onion Soup and Bistro Burger, the rest of our meals were lackluster. We were especially disappointed when we sent back a flat soda and got another flat soda and then again when our steak arrived overcooked...More

Thank oz411
jesse j, Owner at Le Central, responded to this reviewResponded 23 October 2017

Very sorry that your experience was less than stellar, although when asked, your wife seemed to indicate everything was fine and that we had corrected the only problem, the medium well steak that was ordered and replaced with a medium rare. If you contact Groupon,...More

Reviewed 20 September 2017

We have eaten at Le Centrale since it opened about ten years ago. The quality is first rate, the menu very creative and always excellent, and the fine ambiance and service make this our regular go-to place for fine dining in Bristol

1  Thank george b
jesse j, Owner at Le Central, responded to this reviewResponded 21 September 2017

Merci beaucoup George! Always a pleasure.

Reviewed 11 September 2017

Read a review by one of the waitstaff' husband on YELP. And we laughed because what else could say but great. We went and ended up with his wife Kayla as our waitress. He was right. Food is amazing. We had steaks, grilled lobster and...More

1  Thank Ricki L
Reviewed 26 August 2017

I give out very few 5 star reviews, but I do not hesitate to give Le Central one. We had dinner here last night and it was wonderful. The service was outstanding. Our server was knowledgeable and attentive without being obtrusive. I had the Pate...More

Thank JustBobProvidence
Reviewed 16 August 2017

We wanted to like and were hopeful, but did not meet our expectations or that of previous diners. Lacks atmosphere for sure. They were out of the one thing we wanted ... and it was chicken! How do you run out of chicken? The wine...More

Thank 123newport1998
jesse j, Owner at Le Central, responded to this reviewResponded 18 August 2017

I'm very sorry that you didn't enjoy your experience at Le Central. We've always been a low key neighborhood spot, which our decor, wine selections and menu reflect. I'm confused by the chicken comment, though. We try not to have a lot of product on...More

Reviewed 31 July 2017

We really enjoyed our meal here. The quality of the ingredients and preparation is excellent. I had sparking fresh raw oysters and grilled lobster w/ haricot verts. Ingredients are fresh and high quality. Service is unpretentious, friendly, and efficient. We had an excellent white Burgundy...More

1  Thank Ed A
Reviewed 24 July 2017

This is the place for the best food in Bristol. It is country French without any pretention. The cocktails are well prepared and the menu has ample choices. Regardless as to what I order I always appreciate the presentation. You cannot go wrong here.

1  Thank KirD
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Susan K
30 May 2015|
Response from jesse j | Property representative |
Thank you for the inquiry Susan. If you could email me all the details-time and length of event, the wedding menu, and your planned budget, then I can put together a proposal for you. Unfortunately I can't include the... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 8 - US$ 30
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 483 Hope St, Bristol, RI 02809-1807
  • Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Bristol
  • Phone Number: +1 401-396-9965
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Le Central is a neighborhood bistro that offers modern versions of French classics using local produce and fresh ingredients. Our menu and wine list focus on affordable, eclectic and unique offerings.
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