Dining Guide

Mill's Tavern

American classics in a casually elegant setting

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101 North Main Street, Providence | 401-272-3331

Inspired by the Seasons

Nestled at the foot of historic College Hill in Providence, Mill’s Tavern has provided guests near and far with an award-winning fine dining experience for 14 years. The Providence original is a unique blend of informal and upscale, with a friendly and approachable staff that provides an impeccable dining experience. 

A true taste of the seasons is on display here, with a seasonal menu that features local ingredients harvested from area farms and from Mills Tavern’s own garden. Executive Chef Edward Bolus delivers an impressive variety of farm-to-table American cuisine, perfecting robust flavors on the  restaurant’s wood-burning grill and stone oven. Chops and steaks are butchered in house daily and  prepared masterfully yet simply. Locally-sourced seafood is always fresh and presented in creative ways. Special wine and beer dinners are frequently offered, pairing new tastes for a uniquely interactive experience.

Rustic Environment, Modern Vibe

Located in the centuries-old Pilgrim Mill’s building, the Mill’s Tavern dining room has exposed brick walls, polished dark woods, vaulted casement ceilings and linen tablecloths that work together to evoke a sophisticated yet cozy ambiance in an 17th century rustic setting. In the old tradition of American taverns, the restaurant is meant to be a gathering place where friends and family can connect through genuine conversations and hand-crafted meals. The open kitchen, bustling with busy chefs, gives the restaurant an energetic vibe that’s positively contagious. The sleekly designed bar features a large selection of creative cocktails and craft beers. The incredible wine list has been awarded Wine Spectator’s famed Award of Excellence three years in a row. A small function room, which can accommodate up to 20 people, creates intimate events for any personal or business occasion. A visit to Mill’s Tavern, be it a glass of wine at the bar or a multi-course dinner, is sure to be remarkable. 

Happy Hour:  Mill’s Tavern has dollar raw bar specials from 5pm-8pm Monday-Saturday and 4pm-7pm Sunday that features oysters, littlenecks and shrimp cocktail.

Prix Fixe:  In addition to the a la carte menu, the restaurant features a prix fixe menu every night (except Saturday), inviting diners to enjoy three courses for only $29.95.

Sample Seasonal Menu

Korean Bulgogi Black Angus Short Rib

Jicama kimchi, assorted pickled vegetables, bamboo rice

Atlantic Swordfish

With Israeli garlic aioli 

Roasted Fennel Gnocchi

Peach and mascarpone filling, braised veal shank, charred cipollinis, sunchoke tomatoes, balsamic apricot jam

Pan Seared Dayboat Scallops

Lobster and ricotta stuffed tarragon ravioli in roasted pepper, corn and lobster cream sauce

Flax Seed Encrusted Ahi Tuna

Coconut lime quinoa, peanuts, fruit salsa, assorted summer vegetables and sweet soy sauce 

Angus Filet Mignon

Bacon, cherry, onion marmalade and miso mustard demi-glace

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