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Center of Italy

Atwells Ave is the center of everything Italian in Providence, if it is from Italy you will find it... read more

Reviewed 3 December 2018
Newport, Rhode Island

A great tourist type street stretching from the conference centre to federal hill.lovely atmosphere... read more

Reviewed 11 September 2017
London, United Kingdom
via mobile
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Providence street home to many restaurants.
Providence, RI
Federal Hill
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Reviewed 9 February 2019

Atwells Avenue is the main street in the Federal Hill Italian neighborhood and it is lined with a large number of international restaurants, including several very good Italian one. There are bars, coffee shops, Italian specialty groceries, and shops. It is definitely a place to...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank jer b
Reviewed 4 February 2019

Little Italy is alive and kicking in Prov RI with many great shops,and restaurants keeping up the Italian tradition. Venda Market and Tony's Market bring the best of Italy along with the lower floor of Roma which all have outstanding Italian foods and other great...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Barry N
Reviewed 3 December 2018

Atwells Ave is the center of everything Italian in Providence, if it is from Italy you will find it here

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank satking
Reviewed 18 November 2018

I remember when Federal Hill was a “Little Italy “! Not anymore, tattoo parlors,Chinese, Greek, Lebanese Restaurants, hair salons & nail shops!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Marilyn V
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

After a brief walk up and down Atwells Avenue, we chose Massimo‘s for an early supper before Saturday’s water fire in downtown Providence. Great choice. And no reservation, but arrive early, before 5:30 PM and got a lovely corner table upstairsby a window in their...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Judy W
Reviewed 5 July 2018

GREAT SERVICE Food good but have had better. The atmosphere was very Italian. Would recommend the appetizers were the best.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank dvlbv
Reviewed 22 January 2018

Atwells Avenue, once the home of the city's Italian comminity, is now multi ethnic. The excellent restaurants, deli and bakeries still tend to tilt toward Italian but other cuisines are represented. Well worth multi visits.

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank 306EugeneM
Reviewed 23 December 2017

If you are going anywhere near Providence then take a trip down Atwells Avenue for the best that is Italian, and other ethnic foods, both in restaurants and stores. In the warm weather it is an al fresco diners delight and in the winter a...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Forrest L
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

A great tourist type street stretching from the conference centre to federal hill.lovely atmosphere but ruined by heavy traffic.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank PHE22
Reviewed 3 August 2017

If you decided to see the Providence from the past, this little community call federal hill is worth to spend sometime here for good Italian food & some other great choices. This is a smaller scale of the old Italian neighborhood that once only Italian...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank Philip F
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