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220 Meeting St, Providence, RI 02906-1335
+1 401-273-1066
08:00 - 23:00
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London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I've been going to Meeting St Cafe for sandwiches for years and the food is always fantastic -- biggest and best sandwiches in RI! The pastrami sandwich is particularly good, as is the BLT. Also of note are the ginormous cookies! All around a great place for breakfast or lunch!

Thank az_vernercrist
Portsmouth, RI
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

Had a delicious breakfast here, large portions you won't leave hungry. Also ordered lunch to go, which was great! Just for reference it's on street parking only.

Thank Portsmouth_RIDlh
Beijing, China
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36 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

I got the Eggs Benedict; huge portion--two pieces of toast, two poached eggs, large serving of roasted potatoes. Food was decent and price was good for the portion size. Feels like a diner, tastes like a diner.

Thank kding2
Providence, Rhode Island
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66 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

we enjoyed brunch here on a Saturday afternoon. we were pleasantly surprised with the many choices. mostly breakfast, sandwiches and salads with some dinner choices. reminds me of a diner menu down jersey turnpike. counter to order and wait service from grill to table. outside seating too. open late. may you have tight lines wherever you may travel. bob

Thank tiplessbob c
Denver, Colorado
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90 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

We've been going here now for many years (yes I am dating myself!) The same owner has had this for 30 years, David. If you haven't been in lately, you need to get in there! Still great quality food as you'd expect. I still love the eggs spinach Benedict, fish and chips and the cheese steak!

Thank KitKatDenver-Delray
Pittsburgh, PA
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77 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

This place is a winner and it shows in how popular it is. You can also order food in advance via a phone app, which I recommend doing. The food menu is extensive. I had the chicken cheesesteak with home fries which was very tasty. I love my potatoes and these home fries were amazing. There is a decent amount... More 

Thank ukemigrant
Baldwinsville, New York
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196 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 2016

The staff here really hustle - but be prepared to wait a while as everything is prepared to order. We stopped by with friends and had a Caesar Salad, Ross' Turkey Sandwich (turkey, muenster & cranberry mayo - served hot), the Turkey BLT and the Pastrami sandwich. Everything was very good. It was a lovely day and we sat outside... More 

Thank MaureenT7224
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36 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 May 2016

If you are visiting the east-side,of Providence or Brown University than this is the place to come for breakfast . Also know for their famous chocolate chip cookies. They have large portions and a variety of choices Omelets, pancakes and Oatmeal just to name a few. Just in from Thayer St. Meeting St cafe is a hot spot for the... More 

Thank John R
Villanova, Pennsylvania
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176 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 April 2016 via mobile

The college guys frequent this restaurant for good food and generous portions. If we want to see our kids for breakfast - this spot is convenient - just 1 block off the main college street called Thayer St. The boys enjoy good quick orders of morning food- and they don't care about the venue style. It is clean and neat-... More 

Thank janbK6058QR
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251 reviews
176 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2016 via mobile

It's a fine, local place. You order and pay at the counter, then get a table. My omelette was of the rolled type, rather than my preferred frittata type, but fine.

Thank Tangobangomango

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 10
American, Cafe, Italian
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 220 Meeting St, Providence, RI 02906-1335
  • Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Providence
  • Phone Number: +1 401-273-1066

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?