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“Just find a restaurant”

Historic Federal Hill
Ranked #7 of 97 things to do in Providence
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Owner description: Sip a strong espresso at an outdoor cafe, grab a quick pizza for lunch or dine in style at a gourmet Italian restaurant in this historic section of the city, also know as Little Italy. You'll know you have arrived by the huge arched gateway, with a bronzed pinecone, which marks the entry to the neighborhood.
Reviewed 11 April 2018

This is not a great area for just walking around. Yes, there are quite a few restaurants right along this street, but have something picked out and know where you are going to park. The area where the restaurants are is not a big area, so if you were hoping to walk around and go shopping after dinner, this isn’t the right place. Also, parking is really tough. Most restaurants do not have their own lot, its all street parking.

1  Thank Alison R
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Reviewed 3 April 2018

We wandered around after having lunch and found a few interesting food stores-quality Italian groceries sometimes hard to find--and lovely bakeries. The area is mixed as far as cleanliness and maintenance--some obvious almost derelict stores-but the ones in business , for the most part, are well-cared -for. A nice little interlude to see. Some free parking but mostly metered.

Thank ANNE R
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Reviewed 2 April 2018

Great dining experiences...a ton of delicious restaurants...zoomas being our favorite...the atmosphere ...just walk the street and enjoy...neat lounges and music...super Italian groceries with all the meats, cheeses , oils and specialty items you love...a great spot to visit

1  Thank John G
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Reviewed 28 March 2018

Historic Federal Hill is a must when visiting RI! Fabulous restaurants! Great shops! Fun street to stroll for friends, families, etc.!

1  Thank Christina J
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Reviewed 16 March 2018

Good food, not much else. We expected there to be more shops in the area. It is probably hopping more in the summer, but it was dead there in March.

2  Thank kevin s
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