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“italian food”(46 reviews)
“atwells avenue”(30 reviews)
Sip a strong espresso at an outdoor cafe, grab a quick pizza for lunch or dine in style at a gourmet Italian restaurant in this historic section of the city, also know as Little Italy. You'll know you have arrived by the huge arched gateway, with a...more
Providence, RI
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Some good, if often a bit pricey, restaurants on the Hill. But the neighborhood has lost some of its Italian character in recent years. Maybe the decline and fall of the local mafia that used to be based there has something to do with it....More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank truchas11
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Federal Hill has the best Italian restaurants! I love Depasqual Square. Vonda had delicious and affordable food. Love the fountain in the good weather. I take my grandkids there for gelato and throwing pennies in the fountain. The kids love it! At wells Avenue is...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 9 February 2019

Historic Federal Hill is the location of the Italian Neighborhood in Providence and is a very lively cultural spot. Atwells Avenue is the main street in this area and is lined with numerous restaurants of many different ethnic cuisines, including several very good Italian ones....More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank jer b
Reviewed 5 February 2019

such fun on a nice day or on an Italian holiday watching a parade or just walking along with over a hundred vendors selling everything or just on a nice day to walk,take a tour,go to a casual restaurant or a nice pizza place with...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Barry N
Reviewed 3 February 2019 via mobile

I really enjoyed coming to this square. A group of friends and I were celebrating a birthday at Capri, and we sat outside and it was a very lovely time. Parking can be tricky though, so if you can’t walk there, I would recommend taking...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Scott F
Reviewed 2 January 2019

So many great restaurants and shopping in area. And nice walk from Amtrak Station, if you don't mind a few hills.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank ChicagoLee16
Reviewed 13 November 2018 via mobile

We had a fabulous Italian dinner at Camille’s, the next day we strolled the Main Street, had desserts and coffee, and then did some window shopping. Loved the old fashioned Italian Deli/ Market.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank shorty9394
Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

Have been here before and was looking forward to going again....was not disappointed. Service was very good. Food was excellent.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Dianaruthb
Reviewed 6 November 2018

My wife and I did a fall mid week visit and there is so much beauty, culture and history in Rhode Island, Federal Hill takes the cake. Beautiful

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank David B
Reviewed 3 November 2018 via mobile

This is an over-hyped area of Providence. I’m sure at one time this was an exciting place but now it’s just an old, dirty area with a few decent restaurants and 1 or 2 food shops that sell authentic Italian groceries and meats.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Maine-e-yak_007
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3 March 2018|
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Response from codepat | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely, what ever the question is? Go see the trip advisor list FOR restaurants and sites to see. Don't waste our time!
23 February 2018|
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Response from codepat | Reviewed this property |
Yes enjoy it??!!
13 October 2015|
Response from Irene7457 |
Dam that's disappointing to hear! We are all in our mid 50's so no guido's for us. Thanks for the info.