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Not Your Average Joe’s


Venue Phone: 401-739-5637

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Stephen Silverstein opened the first Not Your Average Joe’s in pursuit of the uncommon. In 1994, he worked to give his hometown of Dartmouth, Massachusetts a unique neighborhood place with great food and better company.


Today, we have 24 restaurants spread throughout Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and Maryland. We’re building incredible spaces with every nail, and striving to be better with every opening. In doing this, we’ve created a culture where our people are our foundation – making the sky the limit where we go next.

As you can see, our people are as unique as our approach to food. This isn’t a coincidence, it’s a way of life.



400 Bald Hill Road, Warwick, Rhode Island, 02886, United States

PJ’s Pub – Cranston


Welcome to PJ’s Pub!


PJs Pub owners Paul Voigt and John Krikorian have been friends for over 18 years. Both have worked much of their careers in the food and beverage industry in Rhode Island, and were integral to the longtime success of both the Atomic Grill/Atomic Catering and Restaurant Prov in downtown Providence. One of the keys to the outstanding reputation of Atomic was the commitment to guest service, and since opening PJs Pub in 2008, their “Service Matters” standard has only increased.

Although both Paul and John are both busy entrepreneurs, it is immediately apparent that at PJs both of them are extremely involved in the daily operations. They go beyond the expected pub owner, and can almost always be found at PJs to welcome guests with a handshake and thank you, whether a regular or first time visitor.

Paul and John believe that the definition of a “pub” is more than just a place for drinks to be served and consumed. They have successfully created a small town pub with a top-class reputation. This popular Rhode Island establishment has earned its fans with the perfect combination of great food, friendly people, and above all, quality service. In 2013, the second PJ’s Pub opened in Johnston RI, and has gained the same popularity and acclaim as the original.

“One of our goals in opening this business was to bring a sense of comfort to every guest that arrives and visits us here at PJs. We feel that our staff, service and product are exactly what we envisioned our local establishment to be. We hope that your experience at PJs will be welcoming, unique, and most of all, appreciated.”

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  • Best wings, cold beer and great service equals a awesome place to hang and chill.★★★★★
    – Christopher Hernandez
  • It’s my favorite place to go to as usual to get together with friends of mine! Food are awesome as usual! Bartenders & waitresses are wonderful and awesome! ✮✮✮✮✮
    – Diana Rosario
  • Found you on the web. Had to travel to town for our sons college soccer game & stopped by for lunch. Everything was wonderful! Friendly & attentive staff and the wings were the best we’ve had in a long time. Wish we lived closer, but we will be back!! ✮✮✮✮✮
    – Maureen Endries Seel
  • Best bar in Cranston and Warwick area. I have been going to this pub like once every two weeks for the last two years. I do try other places nearby just for a change but always come back to realize how much better I like PJ’s. ★★★★★
    – Deepak D.






1139 Pontiac Ave, Cranston, Rhode Island, 02920, United States

Doherty’s Ale House – Warwick


Welcome to Doherty’s Ale House

Monday – Friday 11AM till 12AM
Open for Brunch on Saturday and Sunday at 10AM – 12AM

  • Takes Reservations
  • Walk-Ins Welcome
  • Good For Groups
  • Good For Kids
  • Take Out
  • Catering
  • Waiter Service







30 Jefferson Blvd, Warwick, Rhode Island, 02886, United States

Tavern 12


With 24 beers on tap and 30 TVs, Tavern 12 is the locals’ destination for watching the best in New England sports. Grab a bar seat, comfy booth, or high top table and enjoy your favorite team at Rhode Island’s premier sports and entertainment facility. Offering the juiciest burgers in the area, we also serve chicken wings and homemade chicken tenders. Open seven days a week, our fun atmosphere has karaoke every Monday and Friday and live music on Wednesdays and Saturdays.

Tavern 12 is the perfect place for casual dining with with friends. With speedy service, good vibes, and great drinks, make us your go-to sports bar for any occasion. We promise to provide you with complete customer satisfaction on every visit.



2299 Post Road, Warwick, Rhode Island, 02886, United States

Brass Monkey


Welcome to the Brass Monkey! 

Brass Monkey is a city side neighborhood restaurant and bar; the type of place where anyone feels welcome and at home. It’s a place where you can grab good bites with your friends, make new friends, hang and watch the game, unwind after work…you get the hint.

Experience our laid-back atmosphere while enjoying our creative, yet unique menu. From appetizers and sandwiches to healthy snacks and salads…there’s something on the menu for every individual. Choose from our extensive draft system or kick it old school with a cold 22oz beer served in a brown paper bag. We serve drinks that are cold enough to freeze the balls off of a Brass Monkey.

It’s impossible to find a bad seat in the house. The Brass Monkey is equipped with TVs on almost every wall. From our 75″ flat screen in our Brass Room…mind you…you can view from our outdoor patio, to two 60″ flat screens staring you in the face at the bar. Not a Patriots fan? That’s ok…you’re still welcome here. We even ordered your team’s game just for you!


Sun–Th 11:30a–1a
Kitchen 11:30-10pm

Fri–Sat 11:30a–2a
Kitchen 11:30-11pm




800 Allens Ave, Providence, Rhode Island, 02905, United States

Khoo Malaysian & Chinese Cuisine


Venue Phone: 401-828-8600

Venue Website:

khoo8Khoo offers a delectable selection of your favorite Asian Cuisine which includes newly added Malaysian dishes. Khoo caters for both small and large events as well as providing on-premise catering at your facility. It is our pleasured to host your party in our restaurant. (the bar, the function room, and the dining room)

Located: 255 Cowesett Avenue, West Warwick, RI 02893

Telephone: 401-828-8600


Hours of Operation: 

Monday – Thursday (11 am – 10 pm)

Friday & Saturday ( 11 am – 11 pm)

Sunday ( 12 pm – 10 pm)

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255 Cowesett Avenue, West Warwick, Rhode Island, 02893, United States

Brutopia Brewery


Venue Phone: (401) 464-8877

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Welcome to Brutopia

  • Brutopia opened in May of 2014 with a mission to become a destination brew-pup for BBQ and “Craft Beer” lovers in the North East. World-class beers, paired with amazing BBQ, was a dream that we had. We source local products found in Rhode Island and thru out the North East.
  • The brewing department is headed up Sean Larkin of Revival Brewing Co., Sean and his staff create and brew all the beer served at the pub as well as “Draft Product” for Revival. Both Brutopia and Revival products can be found on tap. We have 15 draft lines and have a seasonal rotation of new styles.


  • Brutopia has a casual dining atmosphere where families, neighbors & friends can come together and share some of the best beer and BBQ in the
    Northeast. We are open 6 days a week for lunch as well as dinner and brunch and dinner on Sundays.
  • All of our BBQ is “Dry Rubbed” cured and smoked on site. Our massive smoker can be seen from the parking lot so you know we are not faking it!!
  • Our Pit-Master Richard Benson delivers some of the best BBQ the state has to offer. Don’t miss out on experiencing Rhode Island’s newest destination for delectable BBQ & local Craft Beer.

  • All of our beer is brewed on site and we have 15 draft lines. We have a full liquor license and wine by the bottle and glass. We also have a special cocktail menu that changes seasonally. We also have a semi-private dining area as well as outside seating.

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Hours of Operation

  • Mon – Thu 12PM – 11PM
  • Fri & Sat 12PM – 1AM
  • Sun 11:00AM – 11:00PM
  • Brunch hours on Sunday are 11:00 am to 2:00 pm


505 Atwood Ave, Cranston, 02920, United States

Arooga’s Grille House & Sports Bar


Venue Phone: (401) 732-1230

Venue Website:



There’s never been a restaurant quite like Arooga’s before. How do we know? Spies. That, and because we’re not just some average, run-of-the-mill, sports bar. Nope. We’re a slightly above average grille house and sports bar. That’s right. Our housemade food is prepared by chefs instead of factory workers – it’s better. The fresh baked bread, wings sauces, salad dressings, the housemade soups. All better. The beer is colder. The TVs, TV-er. You can see every game from every seat in the restaurant. And we mean every game, because we have every sports package available all 365 days of the year on nearly 1000 flat screen tv’s between all of our locations. We’ve got free wi-fi, Buzztime trivia and NTN Texas Hold ’em. We’ve got over 80 menu items under $8.99. And several other items priced over $8.99 for the rich folks. So if you’re looking for great food prepared and served by above-average people that prepare and serve great food, you’ll find it at Arooga’s. If you’re looking for fun, you’ll find that, too. If you’re looking for your boyfriend and/or girlfriend, we haven’t seen him and/or her. So there you go, the proof’s in the pudding here at Arooga’s.


Here at Arooga’s Grille House & Sports Bar we strive to provide excellent food & super service to our present & future communities by utilizing the latest technology and earth conscious resources in the hospitality industry. Arooga’s promises to offer our customers as well as our employees the greatest experience to keep them wanting more.


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Arooga’s is now serving the coldest beer in town and on the East Coast! Our Blizzard Beer System works to keepall 20 of our drafts at a chilly 29 degrees in all of our restaurants. Keep an eye on the half-keg temperature display to see the exact temperature your beer is being served at and you will know you are getting a cold, refreshing brew. 
Keeping the temperature of our beers below freezing not only makes the beer more refreshing and satisfying, but it also prevents foam and ensures that we are serving you the highest quality beer possible. Cheers!
Learn more about The Bar


The Carlisle Sentinel Best of the West Shore: Arooga’s was voted “Best Wings” and “Best Happy Hour” by popular vote by Cumberland County, Pennsylvania residents. 

Harrisburg Magazine’s Simply the Best: Six years and counting!  Arooga’s received the “Best Wings” and “Best Sports Bar” awards for the sixth consecutive year in 2014.

aroogas 2Susquehanna Style Magazine’s Best of Harrisburg: Not only did Arooga’s sweep six categories, but was awarded in more categories than any other recipient.  By popular vote, Arooga’s was recognized in the following categories: “Best Bar Food”, “Best Burger”, “Best Casual Date Spot”, “Best Happy Hour Spot,” “Best Wings”, and “Best Neighborhood Bar”.

Clipper Magazine’s Taste of Central Pa: By popular vote, Arooga’s was awarded for “Best Bar in a Restaurant” and “Best Late Night Dining”

Central Penn Business Journal Business of the Year: Arooga’s was selected as a finalist in the large business category of “Business of the Year” by a panel of judges.


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615 Greenwich Avenue, Warwick, Rhode Island, 02886, United States

Radisson Hotel Providence Warwick Airport


Venue Phone: (401) 739-3000

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Recharge with Providence Airport hotel’s amenities
Once you’ve checked in at the Radisson Providence Airport, touch base with friends and family using the hotel’s free Wi-Fi, and then relax in one of our 111 hotel rooms and suites.

You can stretch tired muscles in the fitness center or enjoy a cup of coffee in the Courtyard Café. Need to catch a flight? Overnight guests enjoy complimentary parking and 24-hour shuttle service to the T.F. Green International Airport (PVD). This hotel off I-95 is conveniently near Johnson & Wales University, downtown Providence and the area’s best attractions.

The Radisson makes it easy for you to stay put and enjoy great food with on-site dining at Libations Restaurant and Lounge. Enjoy American cuisine with a New England flair during breakfast, lunch and dinner. Room service is also available for your convenience.

100% non-smoking facility


2081 Post Road, Warwick, Warwick, Rhode Island, 02886, United States

Thirsty Beaver Cranston


Venue Phone: 401-270-7686

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thirsty_beaverThe Beaver rocks! Be forewarned and stay on your toes! Our animated costumed Beaver is bound to pop up at any moment with a trendy dance or two. He also takes part in our karaoke nights on Wednesdays and lets loose with our live acoustical acts on select Friday & Saturday nights. Don’t forget to jam out with him on our live jukebox playing your favorite selected songs while challenging your skills on the popular Golden Tee arcade game! We have locations in both Smithfield and Cranston.

Experience our fun and lively rock n’ roll atmosphere while enjoying our delicious upscale pub fare complete with an expansive draft beer selection and creatively nicknamed signature cocktails! The Beav is the perfect place to meet friends & family to watch the big game, grab a quick lunch, or dive into a hearty dinner. Our cartoon menu highlighting many local landmarks, neighborhoods, popular streets, even past high school principals is sure to spark laugh or two!


288 Atwood Avenue, Cranston, Rhode Island, 02920, United States