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Al Forno

577 S Main St, Providence, RI 02903-4319
+1 401-273-9760
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good21%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (174 reviews)
“baked pasta” (15 reviews)
“pea tendrils” (5 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
577 S Main St, Providence, RI 02903-4319
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were in town visiting colleges with my daughter and wanted to have a nice dinner. We looked online and saw Al Forno. The wait was about an hour on a Friday night with no reservations. We had some drinks at the bar and ordered...More

Thank john63eric
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I heard about this place from one of my foodie friends. We were very excited to try out the food from here, especially their pizza offerings. The entrance is on the “back” side from the street side, where they have a huge parking lot (NOT...More

Thank foodlovergirlny
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant has been a wonderful culinary experience for decades. We are never disappointed with anything we order. Service is exemplary and second only to the fabulous menu. Tried and True menu staples never fall flat and specials are equally delicious! Recommend their grilled (and...More

Thank Beth I
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

This restaurant was highly recommended so I was excited to try it. The food was good - not exceptional for what it cost. The service was good but we felt rushed. I think part of my disappointment comes from the big party that we sat...More

Thank sillychitterchatter
Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

Haven’t been here in a few years and it’s always a delight. Great cosmos with fresh lime juice, awesome corn pizza for an appetizer. The flavors in the pizza were sooo good. Then great dinners. Ordered the Dinner Special, roasted flounder with veggies and menu...More

Thank Lina J
Reviewed 2 August 2018

This place was OUSTANDING when I graduated from Brown University over 25 YEARS ago and it is just as outstanding now! THEIR PIZZA IS TO DIE FOR AND HUGE!!! In the summertime I highly recommend the roasted corn pizza. Sounds a bit odd, but trust...More

Thank LauraLW123
Reviewed 18 July 2018

A great meal from start to finish. We showed up for dinner on a Friday night, and they told us it would be a bit of wait. So we went to one of the two bars and had a glass of wine. A little while...More

Thank Alexis B
Reviewed 12 July 2018

Always a favorite when visiting Providence. The Staff is very friendly and we enjoy sitting at the bar.

Thank 2016Russell
Reviewed 25 June 2018

I'm still dreaming about this dinner and when I can go back. I attended Brown University in the 90s and have visited Providence over the years but always stayed away from this restaurant due to its infamous wait times. Finally, I was traveling with a...More

Thank CristinaP73
Reviewed 24 June 2018

We're here to celebrate my birthday on Sunday, we arrived early enough that there's no long wait for a table of five inside downstair dinning room. We had their famous brick oven grilled pizza for appetizer.came out v=crisp & light. Each of us order different...More

Thank Philip F
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Questions & Answers
3 January 2017|
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Response from Marikate N | Reviewed this property |
They don't have gluten free pasta
Nick A
27 August 2016|
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Response from Colleen F | Reviewed this property |
no gluten free pizza
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
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
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
  • E-mail
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