Massachusetts’ very own Fall River native, Max Peterson, is the Executive Chef at Hemenway’s– the Providence, Rhode Island restaurant that was selected as one of the best date night spots in the country by OpenTable and Bumble. It is also the only restaurant to make it on the list this year for New England. In 2021, the Lookout Rooftop at the Envoy Hotel in Seaport made the list.
According to OpenTable, the list is curated via customer feedback, reviews specific to date night experiences and overall performance of the feedback on OpenTable. Hemenway’s which has a 4.8 rating on OpenTable, from nearly 7,000 reviews had lovebirds swooning over their wonderful experiences.
Hemenway’s Providence dining scene
And even more lovely is the prices at Hemenway’s which are much more reasonable especially compared to some of the other date night options in Boston. At the seafood-focused Providence restaurant, you can entertain yourself and a guest with a three-course meal and total bill of $99 plus tax and gratuity. This delicious deal is only available for dine in service on Wednesdays. Start with your choice of Clam Chowder (Rhode Island or New England style) or a Mixed Greens Salad. Then proceed to indulge in a Lobster Paella for two and finish with the legendary Hemenway’s Baked Alaska.
Located in the heart of Providence, Hemenway’s sources all of its seafood fresh daily from local vendors. If you’re not a fan of seafood they have other options to satisfy such as Grilled Kohlrabi with Barley Risotto and Herb Gremolata and an Herb Roasted Chicken. Can’t decide between land and sea? Simply opt for the Surf and Turf and indulge in the best of both worlds.
Enjoy a meal at the best date night restaurant outside of Boston
Hemenway’s is part of the Newport Restaurant Group and shares family in Boston you might recognize. Brookline’s Bar ‘Cino and Wellesley and Concord’s Papa Razzi are both part of the group in addition to countless other Rhode Island hotspots.
Reservations are not required, but recommended, especially for special occasions.
Hemenway’s is open 7 days a week for lunch and dinner
Find Hemenway’s 1 hour south of Boston at 121 South Main Street, Providence, RI 02903