164 New State Hwy
Raynham, MA 02767
Phone: (508) 824-8647
Fax: (508) 824-1857
Bars & Cafes
Cafe on the Common is your quintessential neighborhood cafe. Specializing in breakfast and lunch all day, its menu features delicious staples like eggs benedict, scrambled eggs in potato skins, marinated steak tips, club sandwiches, burgers and homemade soups. Set inside a home-style establishment, enjoy your meal in its casual and warm atmosphere. A table by the window offers picturesque views of the park across the street.
Located in the tiny town of Swansea, Venus de Milo, is a restaurant that is equipped to cater to all your epicurean needs. Not only will you be served some of the most exotic cuisine found in the state of Massachusetts but you also get to attend one of a kind events held here such as wedding parties, bridal showers, trade shows, family gatherings and more. The Venus de Milo takes care of all the necessary settings, banquet rooms and arrangements required to make the event sail smoothly, all they ask in return is for you to enjoy yourself thoroughly. As a restaurant it is definitely a cut above the rest and as an event venue, nothing can get trendier than this. For further information do visit their website.
After a long day of sightseeing and shopping, stop by Belmont Club on Franklin Street. This little club is located at the John Young House and with hardly any sign of the fun activities which happen within its four walls, it can be easy to miss it. So be sure to keep your eyes open as you stroll down Franklin Street so you don’t miss their amazing blues night on Mondays and acoustic open mic nights on Thursdays.
Among the top notch casual restaurants and bars in the city, 1149 Bar & Grill attracts a number of locals who are looking for a great time. Open for Sunday brunch as well as lunch and dinner on all days, 1149 serves delectable American food prepared using the freshest ingredients. Appetizers and entrees that are worth trying from the menu are BBQ Pulled Pork Nachos, Beer Battered Fish & Chips, Brick Oven Baked Penne and Chicken Parmesan. Try their specialty Mocha Cap Martini for dessert, or you can opt for the more standard dessert fares like Flourless Chocolate Torte and Assortment of Ice Cream and Sorbet. If not for food, you can also walk into its lounge section and sip on their sinful classic cocktails like Blood Orange Margarita and Moscow Mile.
KC's Tap is a local sports bar that is loved by one and all. Apart from televisions, juke box and other regular stuff that is expected of a sports bar, the KC's Tap is a favorite haunt for all who like playing darts. This bar has its very own league and every week it features different dart competitions. Apart from that, it also hosts live music concerts and can be hired for private events. For schedule and other details, call ahead.
Serving what they call it the 'American Haute-Farm cuisine,' Tastings packs a punch with its combination of chic decor and delicacies prepared from fresh local produce. Be prepared to indulge in artisan cheese tasting which involves the serving of a fine selection of cheeses with membrillo and crostini. Do not forget to pair up the tantalizing bites with a selection from the 250 wines. A unique treat awaits you at the Tastings Wine Bar & Bistro.
The Red Bridge Tavern' name acknowledges that everyone crossing the small bridge that links the East Side to East Providence still calls it the Red Bridge. This homey restaurant with fresh American fare cooked to order is the first restaurant you come to on Waterman Ave after crossing the bridge. Menu items include Cider Marinated Pork Chops, Steak Tips, Broiled Swordfish and pasta with sauces like Shrimp Scampi and Seafood Special. Prices are very reasonable. There is a children's menu, a full bar and pool table.
Visit Rasoi Restaurant for a panoramic tour of India's diverse cuisines from seafood to meaty dishes to plenty of vegetarian and vegan options, all soaked up in pure ghee and fragrant spices. The interiors are bright and full of vibrant color, well representing the colorful imagery of India. This Indian restaurant also has a fully stocked bar with a clever selection of spirits that go well with spicy and spicy Indian food. The service staff is charming and courteous and always at your service. Rasoi also offers full fledged catering services for various occasions.
Cook & Brown presents the best of the modern New England kitchen inside the comforts of a European style gastropub. The ambiance is casual, yet upscale and owner Nemo Bolin tries his best to feature ingredients from local farmers and suppliers. Since the menus change according to season, there is always something new. However, a few more permanent mainstays include the delectable Cavatelli, the Narragansett Creamery Ricotta Gnocchi and the Pork Terrine on homemade toast. The cocktail menu has drinks with names like 'Barrel-Aged Hanky Panky', 'Bubbly Bee' and 'Aviatore'. The Hanky is made with Damrak Gin, Sweet Vermouth and Fernet, the aptly named Bubbly Bee is made with gin, lavender, honey and bubbles and finally, the Aviatore is made with St. George Botanivore gin, Crème de Violet and a Campari cube!
The Eastside Marketplace is easily the most popular food store on the east side of Providence. While you can get good meats, produce, canned goods and organic foodstuffs, the extras are what distinguish this market from the rest. Free coffee is provided for shoppers. There is a delicatessen, florist, bakery and a cafe. Make your selection from the deli, soup and salad bar or sushi bar, and dine in the cafe among a great selection of newspapers, magazines and books. Sip a delicious latte while enjoying the outside view from large windows.
Not Your Average Joe's Randolph, is a casual restaurant that serves more of contemporary fare. The restaurant is quite the local favorite for its touch of uniqueness in its dishes. Be it a regular salad or a pizza, however ordinary sounding the name might be, there's nothing ordinary about the flavors. Some of the dishes that top the list here include the Stuffed Quahogs, Cranberry-Teriyaki Chicken with Butternut Squash Cannelloni, and the California Bacon Blue pizza.
Located in the heart of the East Side's main shopping street, Andreas affords an interesting view of passersby through large glass windows as you sip on a drink or sample the Greek and American cuisine. In summer you can also eat at tables along the sidewalk, as students and other East Side denizens stroll by. This is a very popular place to grab a sandwich or a flavorful meal almost any time of the day or night. The spanokopita, baklava, kabobs and gyros are recommended.