Rhode Island Restaurant Guide

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From Newport’s breathtaking ocean view dining experiences to the hip restaurants of historic Providence, Rhode Island’s raved-about eateries are a magnet for locals as well visitors. Check out Rhode Island’s great culinary delights often found tucked away in historic, scenic neighborhoods across the Ocean State.

Providence

In Providence, you can experience many distinct vibes in the space of a few blocks. There are dozens of great spots to meet colleagues for lunch to “seal the deal” or create new business collaborations. In the evening, kick back with locals in this pedestrian-friendly city while sipping brews at pubs, listening to live music or browsing through eclectic curiosity shops.

Federal Hill/Providence's Little Italy

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La Pigna Arch on Atwells Avenue welcomes guests to Federal Hill, best known as Providence's Little Italy, with its high density of checker-clothed ristorantes and direct-from-the-old-country delicatessens.

Andino’s Restaurant
171 Atwells Avenue, Providence, RI 02903
401-421-3715
www.andinositalianrestaurant.com/
Caserta Pizzeria
121 Spruce Street, Providence, RI 02903
401-272-3618
www.casertapizza.com/
Cassarino’s Ristorante
177 Atwells Avenue, Providence, RI 02903
401-751-3333
www.cassarinosri.com/
Don Jose Tequilas Restaurant
351 Atwells Avenue, Providence, RI 02903
401-454-8951
www.donjosetequilas.com


Rhode Island State Capital Area

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The Independent Man atop the dome of the Rhode Island State Capital anchors the Financial District which offers fine dining, premiere shopping, and trendy brewpubs. During the Legislative Session, restaurant patrons may find themselves surrounded by politicos engaged in lively conversations and negotiations.

Aqua
One Orms Street, Providence, RI 02903
401-272-2400
http://www.marriottprovidence.com/html/providence-marriott-hotels-pool.asp
Bluefin Grill
One Orms Street, Providence, RI 02903
401-272-2400
http://www.marriottprovidence.com/html/fine-dining-providence-restaurants.asp
Dave and Buster's of Providence
40 Providence Place, Providence, RI 02903
401-270-4555
http://www.daveandbusters.com
Ellie's Bakery
61 Washington Street, Providence, RI 02903
401-272-7811
www.elliesbakery.com
Gracie's
194 Washington Street, Providence, RI 02903
401-272-7811
www.graciesprov.com
Panera Bread - Providence
43 Providence Place, Providence, RI 02903
401-248-0020
http://catering1.panerabread.com/
P.F. Chang's
111 Providence Place, Providence, RI 02903
401-270-4665
http://www.pfchangs.com
Public Kitchen & Bar
120 Francis Street, Providence, RI 02903
401-919-5059
http://publickitchenprovidence.com/
Subway
162 Providence Place, Providence, RI 02903
401-270-1970
local.subway.com
Uno Chicago Grill
82 Providence Place, Providence, RI 02903
401-270-4866
http://unos.com/
Wes' Rib House
38 Dike Street, Providence, RI 02909
401-421-9090
www.wesribhouse.com/


River Walk & College Hill

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River Walk and College Hill represent two of Providence's signature districts renowned for scores of historic landmarks and steep, narrow streets meandering down to the Providence River, host of the world-renowned WaterFire art instillation and experience. College Hill is home to college students and professionals, with Brown, RISD and JWU attracting a diverse set of students from all over the United States and abroad. Before or after grabbing a bite, explore the spectacular RISD Art Museum and Brown University’s Hay Library (home to an exclusive collection of Abraham Lincoln’s writings and artifacts); both smack dab in a neighborhood brimming with galleries, restaurants and remarkable architecture.

Café Nuovo Inc.
One Citizens Plaza, Providence, RI 02903
401-421-2525
www.cafenuovo.com/
Capriccio
2 Pine Street, Providence, RI 02903
401-421-1320
www.capriccios.com/
Flatbread Company
161 Cushing Street, Providence, RI 02906
808-281-6048
www.flatbreadcompany.com
Hemenway’s Seafood Grill & Oyster Bar
121 South Main Street, Providence, RI 02903
401-351-8570
www.hemenwaysrestaurant.com/
Mile and a Quarter
334 South Water Street, Providence, RI 02903
401-331-1500
Mill's Tavern
101 North Main Street, Providence, RI 02903
401-272-3331
www.millstavernrestaurant.com
Parkside Rotisserie & Bar
76 South Main Street, Providence, RI 02903
401-331-0003
www.parksideprovidence.com/


Downtown Historic Providence

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A patchwork of glittering new office towers amidst smart, refurbished buildings, lively nightspots, residential hotels and art spaces, Downcity offers charming, historic venues and panoramic patio dining providing amazing views of river activities and Providence’s historic and contemporary architecture.

Bravo Brasserie
123 Empire Street, Providence, RI 02903
401-490-5112
www.bravobrasserie.com/
The Capital Grille
1 Union Station, Providence, RI 02903
401-521-5600
www.thecapitalgrille.com/
Centro Restaurant & Lounge
One West Exchange Street, Providence, RI 02903
401-228-6802
www.centroprovidence.com/
The Dorrance
60 Dorrance Street, Providence, RI 02903
401-521-6000
www.thedorrance.com/
Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse and Wine Bar
One West Exchange Street, Providence, RI 02903
401-533-9000
www.flemingssteakhouse.com/
McCormick & Schmick’s Seafood Restaurant
11 Dorrance Street, Providence, RI 02903
401-351-4500
www.mccormickandschmicks.com/
Providence Coal Fired Pizza
385 Westminster Street, Providence, RI 02903
401-454-7499
www.providencecoalfirepizza.com/
Shula’s 347 Grill
21 Atwells Avenue, Providence, RI 02903
401-709-0347
www.donshula.com/
Trinity Brewhouse
186 Fountain Street, Providence, RI 02903
401-453-2337
www.trinitybrewhouse.com/
Union Station Brewery
36 Exchange Terrace, Providence, RI 02903
401-274-2739
https://www.johnharvards.com/


Wickenden Street, Wayland Square and Thayer Street

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Exclusive boutiques, high-end antique and vintage-clothing shops, Internet cafés and hip restaurants provide the perfect setting for exploration in and about three of Providence’s popular East Side thoroughfares: Wickenden Street, Wayland Square and Thayer Street.

The Butcher Shop
157 Elmgrove Avenue, Providence, RI 02906
401-861-4627
Fellini Pizzeria
166 Wickenden Street, Providence, RI 02903
401-751-6737
http://www.fellinipizzeria.com/
Haruki East Ltd.
172 Wayland Avenue, Providence, RI 02906
401-223-0332
www.harukisushi.com/
Red Stripe 
465 Angell Street, Providence, RI 02906
401-437-6950
http://redstriperestaurants.com/
Waterman Grille
4 Richmond Square, Providence, RI 02906
401-521-9229
www.watermangrille.com/


Commerce Center Area

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Just a quick jaunt from Providence’s downcity, these eateries provide a convenient alternative to the hustle and bustle of city life. Enjoy fresh sushi in an elegant setting, or comfortable American cuisine while playing pool or watching your favorite sporting event by venturing a few minutes from the commerce center in Rhode Island.

Snookers, Inc.
53 Ashburton Street, Providence, RI 02904
401-351-7665
www.snookersri.com/


Out and About Southern New England

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Southern New England is well known for its fine array of restaurants – offering a variety of settings to refuel and reenergize. As your travel takes you to destinations outside the Capital City, we encourage you to stop and explore the unique ambiance and fabulous cuisine at one of these fine establishments:

The Bread Lab
999 Main Street, Pawtucket, RI 02860
401-475-6129
http://thebreadlab.net
Chelo’s Restaurant
(multiple locations)
401-312-6500
www.chelos.com/
 
Eleven Forty Nine Restaurant
1149 Division Street, Warwick, RI 02818
401-884-1149
www.elevenfortynine.com/
Gregg’s Restaurant
(multiple locations)
401-886-5700
www.greggsusa.com/
Iron Works Tavern
697 Jefferson Boulevard, Warwick, RI 02886
401-739-5111
www.theironworkstavern.com
Late Night Pizza d/b/a Domino's
 Warwick, RI 02887
 401-737-8168
Red Stripe - East Greenwich
455 Main Street, East Greenwich, RI 02818
401-398-2900
www.redstriperestaurants.com
Twin Oaks
100 Sabra Street, Cranston, RI 02910
401-781-9693
www.twinoaksrest.com/
Twin River Casino
100 Twin River Road, Lincoln, RI 02865
401-723-3200
www.twinriver.com/
Venus de Milo
75 G.A.R. Highway, Swansea, MA 02777
508-678-3901
www.venusdemilo.com/