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

Reviewed 10 September 2017
London, United Kingdom
via mobile
Restaurant Row

Eat and be merry! Choices galore on the street and you will not be disappointed. Lots of Italian... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2017
Chisholm, Minnesota
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“italian food”(4 reviews)
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Providence street home to many restaurants.
Providence, RI
Federal Hill
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 22 December 2012

Experience a bit of Italy in Providence with a plethora of great restaurants, coffee shops, and Italian delis. In particular, the sights and smells of Venda Ravioli are bellisimo!

2  Thank gmazeman
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 16 April 2012

There were too many Italian restaurants! Need a little diversity!

3  Thank BigFamily2011
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Reviewed 4 days ago

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

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

Thank Judy W
Reviewed 4 July 2018

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

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.

1  Thank Eugene M
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

Thank Forrest L
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

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

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

1  Thank Philip F
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Eat and be merry! Choices galore on the street and you will not be disappointed. Lots of Italian food that is TOP notch for real. Check it out.

Thank mcdonapa
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

Great place to bring company. Lots of awesome restaurants! On a weekend, make sure you have a reservation at one of the many delicious restaurants. There are also lots of boutiques to check out if you go during the day. On the weekends, there is...More

Thank bobbiew264
Reviewed 28 March 2017

Lots of great restaurants and shops. Its much better to go there during the warm weather seasons, but still great year-round. There is always so many people so if you are driving on the street please watch out for pedestrians crossing the streets. There are...More

1  Thank Nicole B
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