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Tony Papa's

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39 Phenix Ave, Cranston, RI 02920-4200
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hockeymomdeb
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21 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 July 2016

They have the best Chicken Michelena which consists of fried chicken cutlet, fried eggplant, mozzarella cheese, red sauce. They also have a great antipasto! I heard they closed. That's too bad because it was good.

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Providence, Rhode Island
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442 reviews
309 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 176 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 December 2015

The food here was great, lots of flavor and really large portions! The little necks in white wine was absolutely amazing! The chicken cutlet was bursting with flavor and had a nice light creamy tomato sauce. The service is quick and friendly they never seem to rush you. Make this place your next stop when you are in the area

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Coventry, Rhode Island
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1,834 reviews
1,355 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 407 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 July 2015

if you like going to a home of an Italian family you will like this great restaurant. everything it seems is homemade from scratch. now the portions are large and everything is fresh and made to order. but the service is quick and the wait staff outstanding. If you like pasta with clam sauce then get it here. you will... More 

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Cranston, Rhode Island
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482 reviews
381 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 266 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 July 2014

Went there for dinner for the first time, a little dark and old fashion but the food was good and the portions large. I would go again if in the area and wanted to pick up a quick bit to eat.

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Colleyville, TX
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231 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 August 2012

My sister has been coming here for years and insisted we give it a try on a recent trip to New England. Were we delighted we did. Everything is homemade! The stuffed quohags rank among New England's best and another appetizer, littleneck clams in a wine sauce were not only fresh and tasty but the sauce so good I wanted... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 39 Phenix Ave, Cranston, RI 02920-4200
  • Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Cranston
Description
Everything is Homemade!! Owner and entire staff are friendly as well as proud of their food.For appetizers we had outstanding stuffed quohags, littleneck clams in a heavenly wine sauce and bruschetta. Entrees consisted of Littlenecks Bianco with Linguini, a fettucini dish and homemade pizza, all of which were hearty portions and received absolutely no complaints. I had one of the day's specials-a monstrous breaded chicken cutlet, topped with a large green pepper stuffed with sausage, bread crumbs, cheese and black olives. All of this was topped with Tony's homemade thick tomato sauce and then covered with mozzarella cheese, baked to proper temperature. It was so wonderful I ate as much as I could and still took at least a third of it with me. I did not have room for dessert but the rest of my party did.If you are in the Providence, RI area go out of your way to find this hidden gem....you will not be disappointed.

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