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Hours
Regular Hours
Mon - Sun:
Brands
Indian
Payment method
all major credit cards
Price Range
$$
Neighborhood
Elmwood
Categories
Vietnamese Restaurants, Asian Restaurants, Chinese Restaurants, Family Style Restaurants, Restaurants
Other Information

Parking: Street, Lot

Wi-Fi: No

Bike Parking: Yes

Attire: Casual

Wheelchair Accessible: Yes

Cuisines: Vietnamese, Asian, Family Style, Chinese

Alcohol: No

Takes Reservations: No

Outdoor Seating: No

Specialties: Gardens, Indian

Price Range : Average

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kristincook57

06/30/2010

Overall
omg....

This food is so good! and it only was 25 dollars for two LARGE meals and a order of Rangoon. which there was so many of those as well. Any time i order Chinese i will go here. I don't care if i have to pick up it's worth the drive!!!! oh and did i say OMG!!!!!!!!! DELICIOUSNESS IN MY MOUTH RIGHT NOW!!!!

billid72

09/04/2008

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Overall
Always great food

I can't say enough about the great food at Apsara. Always good. Always fast. The food is made with fresh ingredients and is consistent, which can be tough to find.

nle

05/25/2008

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Overall
Busy but worth the wait!

We've been going to Apsara since we moved to Providence. On weekend nights especially it can be a wait, but it's definitely worth it.
The food is always delicious, and though there is no liquor license, you can bring your own.
I love the stir fried Cantonese noodle and the Bee Bong in particular.
Beware of the other restaurant called Apsara that's on the East Side, though. It's not actually associated with this one and not NEARLY as good!

louie18

05/22/2008

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Overall
APSARA=AWESOME

First i would just like to say its on Pulic st not on Hope St (they are different) and personally i think public st is better not very goodlooking or in the coolest neighborhood but AWESOME food at an AWESOME price they really do prob have THE BEST nim chow ever its just really good and i would also deff recommend the bebong woo. hoo. so tasty. It is also a little difficult to get to because depending on where your comming from there might not be a street sign but its sorta in a fork in the road so you can see it. its not in a trendy spot and as said before they're not that concerned with looking hip inside but, hey. maybe they just used that extra time on making the food outstanding and at a really afordable price and totally BYOB they really make it tuff to resist going there. check it out!

2wheel

03/08/2008

Overall
Nice Surprize

Found myself on Hope Street the other day..Stopped in to Apsara for lunch..Small, tidy, casual place...

I left with a smile after having a an excellent platter of Bon Hoi...fresh and crisp...excellent, attentive waitstaff...Already told my friends...I'll definetly return.

juan2russell

02/12/2008

Overall
good food

one of the best in R.I. if you love fine chinese food at good prices then this is the place for you it will make you want to come back!...

peaceofmind

01/18/2008

Provided by Citysearch - 
Overall
Great Food

We've been going here for 10 years and it's still the best food around. Can order a different dish everytime and not go wrong.

daveofri

10/21/2007

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Overall
so so

i cant figure out why peopel rave about this place. very average food. service is okay. its very small.cant figure out why its so popular

kumyster

07/13/2006

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Overall
Good asian food in keeping to the asian style of cooking, keeps me from going thru Asian food withdr

Good food. Just moved from CA to RI and had to resort to travelling to Boston for my Asian food fix. Apsara keeps to asian style cooking with foods not too salty, sweet, sour, etc. Everything in moderation. Good job guys. I obtained a take out menu and I'm now dating all the items I've eaten. Hopefully, I'll have the menu filled up in no time. FYI: Waiter informed me that the owner is present in Friday and will try to cook/prepare whatever you want even if its off the menu.

pranykong

02/07/2003

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Overall
Great Asain food, Cheap Price

I am Cambodian and Apsara Restaurant is one of the most authentic restaurant I've ever been too. Great food, great environment, great prices. I live in San Antonio now and wish I can go back for there thai ice tea.

harley0011

01/17/2003

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Overall
Unique Dining

Apsara is an awsome place to try new types of food. The menu varies from Asian, Vietnamese, Thai, or Chinese cuisine all at more than reasonable prices. As if that is not enough, you bring your own alcohol as an added savings. If the owner is there he will come out and put something different on the table for you to try. Fantastic and unique set up, don't change a thing.

EastSider

01/02/2003

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Overall
Nothing special

Not bad, but nothing special. The prices aren't super low, and the food isn't super good. You won't be disgusted, but you won't be wowed, either.

nycgirl2002

10/18/2002

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Overall
I will drive 4+ hours for this!

This place has, hands down, the BEST nim chow in the world, and, believe me, I have tried to find suitable comparisons all over the world. The low prices, friendly service and HUGE menu are all part of the great Apsara experience. They did a wonderful job on their hai keng and the fish stew was bright with the flavor of lemongrass (which overwhelmed my husband's palate, unfortunately). I hope this place stays great forever. I am willing to drive over four hours several times a year just to eat here.

cessidoll

10/12/2002

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Overall
Great for Groups!

This is the place to go when you have a group of people and you don't want to spend too much money. It is BYOB so you don't spend money on drinks...and you can eat family style so everyone can have a little of everything. There is a wide selection of dishes, which are actually just the same ingredients made in different ways (seafood, eggplant, chicken, pork, shrimp are the main ingredients). Since the dishes are all $6-$10 each, in the end, each person only pays around $8...great deal!

finzup

09/12/2002

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Overall
Fabulous

Apsara has Vietnamese, Thai, Cambodian, and Chinese food, at very reasonable prices! The Nime Chow is the best around and the basil chicken is to die for. Stop by with a few friends and order up some dishes and share and enjoy.

KellyNevins

08/20/2002

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Overall
Best Asian Food Around

Offers a great selection of Asian foods. Restaurant is often filled with ""natives"", so you know it must be good stuff! They also hold the Nime Chow challenge here, so you know they got something good going on.

RebeccaTraub

08/01/2002

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Overall
delish

While this is not the place you come for ambiance, this is the best place for asian food in Providence. I am usually wary of restaurants that try and combine different asian cuisines into one place (they often end up doing none of them very well), but Apsara does a great job with them all. BYOB makes the dining experience all the more affordable and fun for big groups.