Known as “America’s Most Patriotic Town,” Bristol’s 10 square miles encompasses hundreds of acres of parklands, a charming downtown district, historic landmarks, a vibrant arts scene and outdoor pursuits—so you’re sure to work up an appetite here. Locally-sourced ingredients are commonplace on area menus rivaled only by stunning surroundings. Here you’ll find few chain restaurants and a host of mom-and-pop gems ranging from cozy cafés, casual pizzerias and family-friendly neighborhood bar + grills to Irish pubs, ethnic eateries and critically acclaimed fine dining.
From renovated patios and expanded decks, to brand new eateries constructed with outdoor dining in mind, check out these local spots with heaters and fire pits abound.
From nachos to pasta and even beer, you’ll be sure to find something you love at one of our favorite spots.
Plant-based restaurants and cafes have been popping up in large numbers over the last few years with offerings good enough to convert even the most die-hard meat eaters.
Sunday funday (and Saturday, too) starts right here.