Spring Primavera, Tiverton RI | Merchant Profile

Spring Primavera is a restaurant located at 118 Main Road in Tiverton. One of the co-owners, Joe, tells us the restaurant is the oldest Portuguese restaurant in Rhode Island. The eatery was founded over forty years ago by his in-laws Joao and Lidia Rodriguez. The name Primavera means spring and it also refers to adding colorful vegetables to dishes. Joe and his wife Carminha really enjoy running the front of the restaurant. Joe often tends bar. He shares his favorite part of the restaurant business is meeting and greeting customers. He enjoys the interaction, encountering new people, and making new friends. Joe invites diners to tempt their tastebuds at Spring Primavera. The menu features a diverse selection of appetizers, soups, and main courses. Enjoy Portuguese and American food for every taste. Start your meal with an appetizer, the Grilled Shrimp "Primavera" Style is always popular. Another favorite appetizer is the Ameijoas a Espanhola, littlenecks steamed in tomato and onion sauce. Other options include Portuguese style soups and salads. The traditional Carne de Porco a Alentejana featuring marinated pork bits with littlenecks and potatoes is the restaurant’s best selling dish. The Bacalhau a Braz is a famous Portuguese dish made with salt cod, potatoes, and eggs. The codfish is a prevalent menu item. The restaurant serves it grilled, baked, and sauteed. Mozambique style dishes include shrimp, chicken, and pasta, and of course, there is Portuguese style steaks. The restaurant features a children’s menu, live music on Saturday night, and a full bar. The bar features a great selection of wine, craft beers, and premium spirits. The restaurant can host parties, weddings, and other celebrations for up to 220 people. They also can make party trays that can be picked up and brought to an event off site. If you are looking for a great meal with friendly service, stop in to Spring Primavera today!  

118 Main Rd
Tiverton, RI 02878