Kosher Food

Congregation Sha'arei Tefilla adheres to the strict kashrus standards of Rhode Island Kosher.  While there are no kosher restaurants in the Providence area, you can get kosher food at the following locations:

Ahava Catering

(401) 272-4835

Trader Joe's

Packaged meat and other foods with reliable hechsherim. 1000 Bald Hill Rd. Warwick, RI 02886, (401) 821-5368

Bubbie's Kosher Market

727 Hope Street, Providence, RI 02906, (401) 272-4835 - while the store is not under hashgacha, they sell items from Ahava Catering (look for a sticker that says Ahava Catering, and/or RI Kosher tape

East Side Marketplace

Packaged meat and other foods with reliable hechsherim165 Pitman Street, Providence, RI 02906, (401) 831-7771

Stop & Shop

Packaged meat and other foods with reliable hechsher at Stop and Shop:
333 West River Street, Providence, RI 02906, (401) 861-9300

Whole Foods

Packaged meat and other foods with reliable hechsherim: 
601 North Main Street, Providence, RI 02906, (401) 621-5990

If you have any questions about these establishments or anything else regarding kosher food in this vicinity, please be in touch with Rabbi Marcus.

In addition, there are some kosher venues close by, in Canton MA (approximately 40 minute drive), under the supervision of the KVH Kosher (a division of the Rabbinical Council of New England):

  • Zayde's Market - prepared foods, fresh meat, fish, and groceries, 15 Washington St Canton, MA 02021 (781) 828-3530
  • Life's a Bagel - bagel shop (to-go), 29 Washington St Canton, MA 02021, (781) 830-9900
  • Tova's Catering, Inc. (Norton, MA) 508-286-2242

The KVH is located at 177 Tremont St. Boston, MA 02111 and can be reached at or Tel: (617) 426-2139 Fax: (617) 426-6268