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Pot au Feu

) #117 of 625 Restaurants in Providence ₹₹₹₹ French
44 Custom House St, Providence, RI 02903-2614
+1 401-273-8953
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good20%
  • Average12%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible5%
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“escargot” (12 reviews)
“tournedos” (6 reviews)
“duck” (14 reviews)
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44 Custom House St, Providence, RI 02903-2614
Neighbourhood: Downtown Providence
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Reviews (125)
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been coming to Pot au Feu for over 30 years and although it is still good, it is no longer great. It begins with the bread. They used to have wonderful crusty French bread served warm from the oven. I used to go...More

Thank Pat23456
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We arrived at our hotel late and when asked for a place to get a late meal was waved in a general direction. So we started down the street passing disappointing options. After a few steps a glance down a side street, we spotted this...More

Thank Phelman-Kech
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Went with family for dinner and enjoyed it immensely. Had 2 beef bouruignon, lamb shank, coquilles st Jacques, and the chicken livers. Had to send the livers back as they were way over cooked. The lamb shank was super tender, the beef was good and...More

Thank tmterie
Reviewed 26 March 2017

We were looking for a quiet evening to have a business conversation and lucked out -- the upstairs was having a show (and was packed) so the lower level was very quiet and we got great service as there were only a couple of tables....More

1  Thank LindaC2O
Reviewed 25 March 2017

Went last night to Menopause Mama show at Pot au Feu. The dinner was great - their salad with their famous dressing, a combination of chicken and fish dinner with white asparagus and chocolate "lava" cake for dessert - with wine and champagne. Then we...More

Thank MOmtravels4
Reviewed 9 February 2017

We came during Providence restaurant week in the end of January, it was just OK. It was four of us. Service was so-so, looks like waiters were busy, only two waiters for entire room downstairs. We got butter, but we didn’t get any bread until...More

1  Thank RItraveler512
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

The staff couldn't have been nicer, but the food was not bad, but horrible. It begins with the "French" bread, which doesn't resemble anything like bread. The salads, were wilted mescalun thrown on plates and then came right out the refrigerator to table. The escargot...More

Thank Anne-Marie F
Reviewed 3 February 2017

This place is very much a "has-been". I wonder whether the owner actually tastes the food out of the kitchen because our meal there last Friday was more like cafeteria slop. It was totally without salt. The Escargot was totally tasteless. The duck dish tasted...More

Thank Sari G
Reviewed 28 January 2017

Well overall a disappointing meal. I understand things may not be at their best during a restaurant week but this was poor. Let me begin by stating that the service was efficient and apologetic for the shortcomings of the kitchen. However, the food is where...More

1  Thank mkoi56
Reviewed 14 January 2017

This restaurant is truly a gem. It's authentic, the service is great, the atmosphere is cozy, the food is phenomenal and Bob Burke just puts the icing on the cake with his welcoming and warm personality. Go and treat yourself!

Thank Melinda R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 21 - US$ 30
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 44 Custom House St, Providence, RI 02903-2614
  • Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Providence>  > Downtown Providence
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown Providence
  • Phone Number: +1 401-273-8953
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