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Bistro By The Sea

) #33 of 56 Restaurants in Wakefield ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ American, Seafood
364 Cards Pond Rd, Wakefield, South Kingstown, RI 02879-6906
+1 401-789-3030
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good25%
  • Average16%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible18%
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American, Seafood
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364 Cards Pond Rd, Wakefield, South Kingstown, RI 02879-6906
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We ate here before a play many years ago, so we were not expecting much, but this was a pleasant surprise. Our food - chicken and fish - were well prepared and the service was excellent. The building and grounds are well taken care of...More

Thank Roger M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We recently hosted our son's rehearsal dinner at Bistro By The Sea! Could not be any happier with our experience! We received professional service from the planning months before to the follow through that evening. Our requests were answered with an undeniable "yes". The grounds...More

Thank mlh20172017
Reviewed 5 June 2017

My husband and I decided to stop for a drink before the show. I ordered a Cosmopolitan Martini. I asked for Citron Vodka, which I saw on the liquor shelf in front of me. I was told that it was "private stock" and was only...More

2  Thank diningrose
Reviewed 13 May 2017

Excellant food and service. It is best to go after the theater crowd has left for the show, otherwise it is very crowded and noisy. After the show is over in theTheater there is a Cabaret on Friday/Saturday evening

Thank rmcnamara2016
Reviewed 25 August 2016

Had lunch before the theatre's matinee. Service was prompt and efficient and we had plenty of time before the show. All four food items ordered by us were plentiful, very good and enjoyed by all. Afterwards, a walk through their beautiful gardens.

Thank kapaugers
Reviewed 19 August 2016

Just went for dinner with friends. The large dining room was packed with people and it was extremely noisy so it was very difficult to carry on a conversation with the others at our table. So if possible get a table in the bar area...More

Thank Matunuckgal
Reviewed 15 August 2016

I attended with my family for a cabaret performance after a showing of the Wizard of Oz at the theater by the sea. If at all possible get tickets for the theater. It is a charming experience boarding on the magical to see a show...More

Thank 2kidsTraveler
Reviewed 26 July 2016

The restaurant has a charming decor. The gardens are beautiful. Wait staff is pleasant. Service was good. Food is good but not exceptional. Okay place to go if have theater tickets and have some time for a bite before or after the show.

Thank Linda C
Reviewed 25 July 2016

Very cute place with reasonable food. Located adjacent to theater so very convenient. Shrimp cocktail very good but a bit heavy on the spices. Mussels zuppa excellent!

Thank correia4
Reviewed 24 July 2016

The best part of the Bistro by The Sea is its location, if you are seeing a show. It used to be a great place to get a great meal, but this year the staff changed and not nearly as good as before. Food was...More

Thank jericscherer
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27 November 2015|
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Response from ReneBene | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure, but you could contact the owner Richard Paola of Pamfilios. 1800 Mendon Rd, Cumberland, RI 02864 (401) 334-8959
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
14:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 364 Cards Pond Rd, Wakefield, South Kingstown, RI 02879-6906
  • Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  South County  >  South Kingstown  >  Wakefield
  • Phone Number: +1 401-789-3030
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