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Our goal is to offer the perfect neighborhood tavern...

Owner Matthew Desarli has been working to create the perfect neighborhood tavern since acquiring Tavern 12 in November of 2013. Matthew brings years of culinary experience as a former culinary arts major, and personal chef to celebrities such as Robert Downey Jr. He has crafted his comfort food inspired menu from the belief that everything should be served with fresh ingredients at reasonable prices.
In addition to amazing food Tavern 12 offers an impressive beer and spirits selection, 28 tv’s with surround sound, weekly karaoke, game nights, and other events. Upon walking in you’ll be greeted by friendly servers and the perfect atmosphere to unwind after a long day, enjoy a meal, and catch the game.

Great food and a perfect atmosphere!

We are your friendly neighborhood tavern with amazing beers on draft and a fresh and delicious menu.

Google Review

  • review rating 1  It is and always great we had fish and chips plus leamon pepper chicken wings and both were great thank you

    thumb Richard Ferguson

    review rating 5  We always enjoy the food here. Kim was great. We will be back!

    thumb Stephanie MacLeod

    review rating 5  The band Controlled Hacoc was fantastic. As usual the food drinks and service were all top shelf!!

    thumb Joe Cavanaugh
  • review rating 5  Good pours... Solid food.

    thumb Larry Dolan

    review rating 1  The worse place to visit in Rhode Islad. I visited on 12/13/19 with a few friends, opened a tab of my own and had 2 shots, 3 beers and got charged over $200 dollars on my debit card. Returned a few days later to speak to the owner "Matt" and said it was a tip. He did not refund my money back n created a scene and said that i approved it, when it was all a complete lie. Please be very careful if you end up at Tavern 12 because the owner is a thief just as much as all his employees.

    thumb Marlon Penate

    review rating 4  Best Lemon Pepper Chicken Wings I've ever had !! Chicken soup recipe changed somewhat & is a little too peppery tasting for me . Everything else we've ever had was delicious ! Staff is super friendly ! Can't wait for them to reopen ! Miss you all !

    thumb Patricia Ferguson
  • review rating 5  Great food, service, and prices.

    thumb David Roscoe

    review rating 5  This is a great place for karaoke on Friday nights. Modern karaoke system makes everyone a star! And the adult beverages help to make each singer sound better and better. A nice hometown bar!

    thumb Melissa Vieira

    review rating 5  A great stop after leaving the airport. We had the nachos and a few drinks while winding down after a long flight with love entertainment playing the best of the 80s music.

    thumb LeeAnna McDaniel
  • review rating 5  Awesome TVs killer food and drinks waitresses are Hot and serves is great and pool tables

    thumb Steve Pellegrino

    review rating 5  I’ve been contracted through many bars and clubs throughout the Warwick / Providence area and can confidently say this is one of the best i’ve stepped foot in. Staff is excellent, food is great, vibes are always right, and Matt is the most hands on owner i have ever worked with. Highly recommend.

    thumb Cyrus Pruenca

    review rating 5  Gret service and excellent food

    thumb Matthew Brown
  • review rating 1  I suggested African Americans and Hispanic people do not go to this please, this place is very racist. They stare at you and they intimidate you it's almost like you don't belong there please please try not to go to this and please tell all your friends and followers also not to go to this place. It's 20/20 and I can't believe that there is still places that linger racism.

    thumb samuel perez

    review rating 5  Best place in RI bartenders r Awsom best Berger in town love this place like second home

    thumb Larry Jensen

    review rating 5  Food was good. Band was excellent. Nice night out

    thumb Tim Collins
  • review rating 1  The waitresses were really good and did a great job unfortunately for them the kitchen is clueless when it comes to any kind of culinary skills. The food is aweful. I would not eat there again if you paid me. And to make matters worse it was kereok night. People get a life...and hey here's an idea. Turn the volume down!! OMG!! For that reason I'm out...

    thumb Jeffrey Beatrice

    review rating 5  You NEED to try the fries Oreos!! Come here and have fun, it's a great place!! Im a harsh critic, but I'd recommend this place so far at least after 1 visit. I'd go back.

    thumb Anthony Griffin

    review rating 3  We headed over here for drinks,and food after our flight out of Tf Green got cancelled. The place had a nice atmosphere and good crowd. We ordered some appetizers which were pretty decent. Service was good and prices were fair.

    thumb Vicki Elias

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