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O Dinis Restaurant

579 Warren Ave, East Providence, RI 02914-2816
+1 401-438-3769
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good31%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pork” (14 reviews)
“potatoes” (12 reviews)
“bacalao” (8 reviews)
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European, Portuguese
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579 Warren Ave, East Providence, RI 02914-2816
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Reviews (102)
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I don't gush too often but this place is just fabulous. Even though the place was packed on a Monday night they figured out a way to seat us. We didn't regret it. The food is super authentic Portuguese and the crowd seems to be...More

Thank mathlawguy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent, excellent, excellent. Did I say excellent? Fantastic Portuguese cuisine,better come on an empty stomach. Love the sangria and the Bitoque. You better get there early, if you want to experience amazing food. The ladies who work here are lovely and the mousse and espresso...More

Thank Tara H
Reviewed 23 May 2017

great service and not rushed I don't drink but they have a liquor license great dessert my friend tried octopus and liked it not my cup of tea.

Thank mla41
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

We love this place and go here regularly. Try the pork and little necks, bachalau, or the bitoque. None of those will disappoint. Bol Feijao for dessert.

Thank Matt C
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

This is not your average dining experience. This is traditional island cooking served up in a family friendly environment by the owner and her wonderful staff. The food is made fresh to order. There is a small but varied menu with a number of specials....More

2  Thank klrao93
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Food and the service was exceptional. We were out about with the grand kids and decided to stop in for a lunch. We were a little early they open at 11:30 when we found 4 other groups also waiting. Upon opening we warmly welcomed and...More

Thank kswienck
Reviewed 20 February 2017

Went here with friends around 6pm on a Sat.and got in just before a line started forming. I found the food very good. Had the swordfish, with a tasty sauce, which was good, but the garlic and oil in the sauce can get to you...More

Thank geraldn76
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

Worth the wait!!!! The best Portuguese food I have ever had!! I got the Octopus special it was so flavorful and tasted so fresh! The desserts were so good too! We waiting over an hour to get a seat but it was so worth the...More

Thank Pugmum15
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Decided to grab some takeout from this little restaurant we'd heard so much about ... and it was FABULOUS!

Thank SusieRI
Reviewed 2 February 2017

Like any Portuguese restaurant they can get a little heavy on the salt, but the quality and variety here guarantee the best Portuguese-American food experience you can have outside of Fall River or NewBedford. If you see smelts being offered grab them! Only ones I've...More

Thank Bryan R
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Tim R
When was this Restaurant first opened???
14 October 2016|
Response from Samual0418 | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure but it seems like they have been there for a long time. Everyone seemed to know each other. Also the staff knew almost all of their customers. It is a small restaurant. The furniture is older so seems that... More
do you serve rabbitt every Saturday for lunch ?
9 September 2015|
Response from snow_beach | Reviewed this property |
my understanding is that almost every Saturday they have rabbit. I think it is rare that they don't.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 12
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 579 Warren Ave, East Providence, RI 02914-2816
  • Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  East Providence
  • Phone Number: +1 401-438-3769
  • E-mail
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