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Al Forno

577 S Main St, Providence, RI 02903-4319
+1 401-273-9760
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Overview
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good20%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (172 reviews)
“baked pasta” (14 reviews)
Closed
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM Hours
CUISINES
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
577 S Main St, Providence, RI 02903-4319
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My colleagues and I were celebrating a significant achievement. What a perfect spot to do so. Pizza - delicious! Extremely thin crust with small amounts of topping cooked to perfection. Interestingly the pizza does not come cut you need to ask for that. Most folks...More

Thank PWDGolfers
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We sat at the upstairs bar for dinner and had a great dinner....as usual. When we arrived the parking attendant was rude and acted like we were bothering him when we asked him where to park. We ignored it and moved on. When leaving the...More

Thank PatsFanSC
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent! In an area where great Italian restaurants reign, this one stands out. Kyle at the bar was delightful and our dinner superb. The margarita pizza left nothing to be desired and the short ribs were fabulous but the cranberry tart was beyond amazing. Great...More

Thank Bonnie S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were able to get a reservation for 6 people for an anniversary dinner. We were seated upstairs with some other large groups. They were loud. But I cannot say enough about the food. It was fabulous! Shared a pizza Margarita and octopus salad. Ordered...More

Thank Leon L
Reviewed 8 February 2018

Having already visited Providence once in 2016, Bob & Timmy’s Grilled Pizza then closed for the 4th of July weekend and subsequently permanently shuttered to make way for Timmy's Legendary Grilled Pizza which was inexplicably closed on a Friday in January of 2018, it was...More

2  Thank Michael U
Reviewed 8 February 2018 via mobile

Amazing Italian food in a nice environment. Highly recommend the pizza and baked pasta. Portions were big- definitely a place you could do family style!

Thank Benjamin B
Reviewed 25 January 2018 via mobile

Al Forno is, as it has been for over 30 years, the finest restaurant in New England. Pretenders come and go, each having a following, but none produce the innovative and painstakingly put together menu or the consistent excellence. Al Forno, like the Patriots have...More

3  Thank Dodger29
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

Al Forno is consistently remarkable! I’ve been dinning there for 40 years and have never been disappointed. From pizza and a cocktail at one of the bars or a special dinner, I’m always delighted.

Thank Betty A I
Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

As everyone who is anyone in Providence knows... parties of 2 or 4... very difficult to get in to this place. However... when it is possible... WORTH THE WAIT ALL DAY LONG. Tremendous food. All of it. Apps. Pizzas Salads. Mains. Pasta. Absolutely fantastic. And...More

1  Thank Toni D
Reviewed 16 January 2018

Ok, so I almost don't want to write a review about Al Forno's because it's so hard to get into, but it is so worth the wait. They don't take reservations, well they do for parties of 6 or more. They open at 4:00 on...More

Thank RubySlippers62
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Questions & Answers
Kimbagd
3 January 2017|
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Response from Marikate N | Reviewed this property |
They don't have gluten free pasta
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Nick A
28 August 2016|
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Response from Colleen F | Reviewed this property |
no gluten free pizza
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Lynn E
19 June 2016|
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Response from Racwoh | Reviewed this property |
Our party of three was about half an hour away when we called, and were seated as soon as we arrived.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Tuesday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Friday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 577 S Main St, Providence, RI 02903-4319
  • Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Providence>  > Fox Point
  • Neighbourhood: Fox Point
  • Phone Number: +1 401-273-9760
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