Providence outlier restaurants somehow evade the city's nearly continuous network of restaurant clusters. That these venues thrive in spite of their isolation stands as testament to the quality of their offerings.

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  • The Barstow - eclectic cuisine focused on locally-grown ingredients; highly seasonal; high-end/local bar offerings; southern end of Allens Avenue
  • Apsara - authentic Southeast Asian cuisine; Public Street just east of Elmwood Avenue (not to be confused with Apsara Palace on Hope Street)
  • Louis - an old-school diner near Brown University; very popular with those hungover; Brook Street between Power and Chesterfield