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Al Forno

577 S Main St, Providence, RI 02903-4319
+1 401-273-9760
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Overview
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good21%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (159 reviews)
“baked pasta” (13 reviews)
“duck bacon” (7 reviews)
Closed
All 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 5 days ago

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
Reviewed 6 days ago

We were here for work, so I have no idea of the cost for the meal, but mains were approximately $30. My boss decided to go for pizza's for starters, which may have been overdoing it, but they were delicious. I shared two mains with...More

Thank Emma_A_G2012
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What had been a favorite restaurant in the 80s has lost its magic. We've tried it three times in last few months, and have walked away disappointed every time. Last night the linguine with egg, pancetta, and arugula was not only not good, it left...More

Thank PutneyVT
Reviewed 6 December 2017 via mobile

There were four of us at a round table upstairs in the first room on the left) after the bar. There are two small rooms with quite a few tables close by. There were a lot of people in the small room. It was SO...More

Thank Bobbie W
Reviewed 6 December 2017

We were a party of four so no reservations. Seated at a table in the Bar area, which was noisy and not conducive to relaxed conversation. Also right next to. Booth then bathroom doors and the handicapped entrance. For a restaurant in this price range,...More

Thank Bev B
Reviewed 26 November 2017

Food, atmosphere, service, all were spectacular. We arrived very early by dinner standards and did not have any wait. However, they have a reputation of long waits, especially on weekends. They do not take reservations for parties under 6 people. Our server, Jake, was very...More

Thank Remdawg30
Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

Been here several times and finally remembered to submit review. Not a family style restaurant but my brother ordered for 11 of us and not a single dish disappointed. Appetizers of meatballs, avocado salad, calamari, clams (in an amazing sauce) and pizzas that were all...More

Thank Sjt64
Reviewed 24 November 2017

I love this place and have so for many years. In fact, if I had only one last meal to have before I die it would be here ...hands down! The food and atmosphere is just outstanding. It is magical in my view. The pizzas...More

Thank Thomas P
Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

Good spot for Italian food that’s by the water. Came here on a weekend and was packed. Wait times were more than one hour. Got seats at the bar after waiting for a bit. There’s two levels and valet parking. Got the oysters, margarita pizza...More

Thank Vjay S
Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

Great atmosphere, great food! Portions were large, presentations, excellent! Originators of the wooden pizza ovens. Sample the pizza, worth the trip. Madison the server, terrific! The very bad news, the parking lot is a giant headache and puzzle. It’s a logistical nightmare... poor guy moving...More

Thank Missartsycraftsy
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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
27 August 2016|
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Response from Colleen F | Reviewed this property |
no gluten free pizza
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Lynn E
18 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, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Tuesday
17:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 22:00
Thursday
17:00 - 22:00
Friday
17:00 - 22:00
Saturday
16:00 - 22:00
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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