Bristol: A Dining Guide

Find food to satisfy any craving


Agave 805 Hope St. 253-1566. 
Cafe Central Purebred Portuguese cuisine in the heart of Bristol’s Azorean community. 173 Bradford St. 254-6164.
The Casual Inn Restaurant has been serving Portuguese and Italian cuisine since 1968. 170 Franklin St. 253-0204.
DeWolf Tavern 259 Thames St. 254-2005.
Hourglass Brasserie, the French-inspired bistro by chef Rizwan Ahmed, features a prix fixe summer menu and an impressive wine selection. 382 Thames St. 396-9811.
Le Central 483 Hope St. 396-9965. 
Persimmon Run by husband-and-wife team Champe and Lisa Speidel, this lux restaurant serves seasonal American cuisine. 31 State St. 254-7474. 
Redlefsen’s Rotisserie & Grill 444 Thames St. 254-1188.  
Roberto’s Restaurant 450 Hope St. 254-9732.  
S.S. Dion 520 Thames St. 253-2884. 

Bristol House of Pizza 55 State St. 253-2550. 
Cabral’s Gourmet Chicken is well-known by locals for its luscious wings, which they’ve been serving for over 40 years. 585 Metacom Ave. 253-3913. 
Cavalieri’s Wood Street Pizza, purveyor of fine, Sicilian-style slices affectionately called “reds.” 366 Wood St. 254-0852.
Classic Pizza 349 Metacom Ave. 253-1871.  
Nacho Mamma’s, 76 State St. 396-9588
Nello’s Pizza 576 Metacom Ave. 254-0777
Papa Joe’s Wrap Shack is a staple of downtown Bristol, serving savory wraps and a delicious buffalo chicken pizza. 567 Hope St. 253-9911.  
Pizza Wave 400 Metacom Ave. 253-8811.  
Pomodoro Pizzeria 271 Wood St. 396-9699.
Ricotti’s Sandwich Shop Looking for something to stave off the midday hunger pangs? A hearty sub from Ricotti’s should do the trick. 11 Gooding Ave. 253-1614.
Sam’s Restaurant & Pizzeria 149 Bradford St. 253-7949.
Wing-N-It 549 Metacom Ave. 396-9902.  

Aidan’s Irish Pub
serves a mean shepherd’s pie and has plenty of great beers on tap. 5 John St. 254-1940.
The Clubhouse 95 Tupelo St. 253-9844.  
Fin’s Taphouse 198 Thames St. 253-2012. 
Gooding Grille 200 Gooding Ave. 253-4663. 
Thames Waterside Bar & Grill 251 Thames St. 253-4523. 

The Lobster Pot 119 Hope St. 253-9100.  
Tweet’s Family Restaurant, serving seafood, steak and pasta. 180 Mount Hope Ave. 253-9811. 
Quito’s 411 Thames St. 253-4500.  

Jacky’s Galaxie, a posh pan-Asian restaurant with a bar. 383 Metacom Ave. 253-8818.  
Jin’s Asian Fusion, the latest addition to Bristol’s Chinese cuisine scene, serves up delicious and authentic Asian cuisine until 1am. 531 Wood St. 253-9888.
Kam Shing, a classic and longstanding Bristolian takeout joint. 16 Gooding Ave. 254-1012
Lucky Garden serves classic Chinese food cheap. 576 Metacom Ave. 254-2838.  
Luke’s Inn Bristol’s premier, award-winning Chinese restaurant. 650 Metacom Ave. 247-0665.  

Bristol Bagel Works Fresh, doughy, tasty bagels made on-site, a.k.a. the perfect hangover remedy. 420 Hope St. 254-1390.
Destiny’s Now serving ice cream! 20 Gooding Ave. 396-5510.
Green Eggs Fun breakfast food (and delicious omelettes) that live up to the Seussian namesake. 576 Metacom Ave. 253-3443 
Hope Diner A hole-in-the-wall greasy spoon. 742 Hope St. 253-1759.
Sunset Cafe Simple, hearty breakfast, often accompanied by savory home fries. 499 Hope St. 253-1910. 
Van’s Spa Laid-back, ultra-casual and super-cheap diner food. Don’t be afraid to pour your own coffee! 359 Wood St. 253-2797.

Angelina’s, a cute cafe where you can watch baristas prepare a cup of rich pour-over coffee before enjoying the outdoor seating. 301 Hope St. 396-5592.
The Beehive Cafe utilizes locally sourced ingredients for their scrumptious breakfasts, served all day from 7am to 3:30pm. 10 Franklin St. 396-9994. 
Sip-N-Dip, the classic Bristolian java joint. 775 Hope St. 253-7970.

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