We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Al Forno

577 S Main St, Providence, RI 02903-4319
+1 401-273-9760
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good21%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (174 reviews)
“baked pasta” (15 reviews)
Closed Now
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
577 S Main St, Providence, RI 02903-4319
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (528)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 526 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant came highly recommended as a local treasure. Our group felt somewhat special due to the fact that we were able to make reservations. It seems that they only take reservations for parties of six or larger and only on certain days. The wait...More

Thank JBlanc197
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Recently had the pleasure of eating at Al Forno during a work trip based on the recommendation of a local, who is a foodie. We had a small issue with figuring out where to park. We went without reservations, arriving just about 6pm. We sat...More

Thank SandyDM72
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our party of three arrived at 5:45 pm, we were told that there was a two-hour wait but could eat at the bar if available. We went upstairs ordered a drink and let the bartenders know that we would like a seat (important as the...More

Thank tjs8675309
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Cant tell you about the food, bc to get in at 5:15pm was a 15 min to 4 hour wait - yes, that's what they said. They had loads of reservations with no idea when people were coming in, despite that fact their website specifically...More

Thank jcls
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

A foodie-local friend sent me here and was right on! Arrived shortly before 6 on a Thursday and had no problem getting a seat at the bar - by 6:30 that would have been much harder. Great place, the avocado beet salad was awesome... ordered...More

Thank LisaAS6427PG
Reviewed 8 September 2018 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 30 August 2018

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

1  Thank foodlovergirlny
Reviewed 28 August 2018 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
Nearby HotelsSee all 13 hotels in Providence
Hilton Garden Inn Providence
381 reviews
.81 km away
Hampton Inn & Suites Providence Downtown
1,166 reviews
1.05 km away
Hotel Providence
1,357 reviews
1.24 km away
Providence Biltmore
1,531 reviews
1.32 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Duck and Bunny
198 reviews
.42 km away
Brickway on Wickenden
110 reviews
.33 km away
Coffee Exchange
76 reviews
.28 km away
Nearby Attractions
Providence Children's Museum
187 reviews
.71 km away
Seastreak Ferry
30 reviews
.18 km away
John Brown House Museum
69 reviews
.68 km away
Wickenden Street
31 reviews
.49 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
3 January 2017|
AnswerShow all 7 answers
Response from Marikate N | Reviewed this property |
They don't have gluten free pasta
Nick A
27 August 2016|
AnswerShow all 5 answers
Response from Colleen F | Reviewed this property |
no gluten free pizza
Lynn E
18 June 2016|
AnswerShow all 7 answers
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.
Improve this listing

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
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
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
telephone #401-273-9760Fodor's choice star rating
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing