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20 Water St restaurant & Warehouse Tavern, East Greenwich, RI

slima Oct 19, 2009 04:43 PM

Just moved into the area and I discovered this place. Any thoughts before I go in and try it?

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    Sean RE: slima Oct 20, 2009 04:54 AM

    I would suggest that you visit Sienna in EG (Benny's Plaza). 20 Wtaer street is more of a nightlife, drinking spot than a fine dining experience. Sienna is on Post road about 2-3 miles south...


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      Frank Terranova RE: slima Oct 20, 2009 07:40 AM

      Dont waste your time was told its just a drinking place food is terrible

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        AikiLou RE: slima Oct 20, 2009 12:17 PM

        I agree about Sienna, too. After a few bad experiences at Water Street, last one being last summer when there were on two other tables, and I inquired (there were three of us, and, we all ordered the lobster salad plates) after 30 minutes about the order and was told that the kitchen was backed up, we made that the last time.

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          JaneRI RE: slima Oct 21, 2009 09:23 AM

          Another vote for don't waste your time. Siena is excellent, and I also like 1149 at the intersection of 95 and....is that Route 1? Downtown try Cafe Fresco.

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            AikiLou RE: JaneRI Oct 21, 2009 02:04 PM

            Cafe Fresco, also, is really good. I live in The Berkshires, and, my family is in Rhode Island. My Mother lives in East Greenwich, so, often we frequent restaurants locally when we do not feel like going to TheHill. Last Saturday, my Mother and I had dinner at Fresco, and, as always, had a really good experience. I would recommend it. Also, we like 1149.

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            Alica RE: slima Oct 21, 2009 07:35 PM

            20 Water St has been there FOREVER, I am shocked they are still around. East Greenwich has gotten much better lately with restaurants. Siena is very nice and popular.

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              JaneRI RE: Alica Oct 27, 2009 09:29 AM

              There's nothing shocking about it, when you think of the markup on booze....in summer, people want to drink & listen to music by the water.

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                Gin n Tonic RE: Alica Oct 27, 2009 05:54 PM

                Jane is right, it's a very nice place to have a drink on a warm July or August evening.

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                  Alica RE: Gin n Tonic Oct 27, 2009 06:54 PM

                  That all makes sense! I still have not heard anything about it as a restaurant in years! okay, a few questions.... Table 28, where is it at, good, open? I have heard that a very good restaurant from New York is opening in E. Greenwich. Has anyone else heard anything?

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