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Historic Federal Hill

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Address: Providence, RI
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Sip a strong espresso at an outdoor cafe, grab a quick pizza for lunch or...

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.

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Great food choices

Be sure to allow enough time to simply stroll or drive through before you choose a place to eat- there are so many great choices!

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Providence, Rhode Island
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW

I am a Providence local. I know visitors often hear of this as a top Providence destination. Federal Hill is just a collection of a bunch of Italian restaurants. Come here for a specific meal, but don't expect to spend time wandering around the neighborhood. It's not terribly charming, and there's not much to do beyond going to a restaurant.... More 

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Buffalo, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Be sure to allow enough time to simply stroll or drive through before you choose a place to eat- there are so many great choices!

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Providence, RI
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Aaaah, the good ol' days, before kids, when I would go out and stroll down Federal Hill on a Friday or Saturday night. Good for 20 and 30 somethings and bar hopping. Great food at almost every stop, also great bars too. A must see in any visit to Providence.

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Providence, Rhode Island
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A lot of history in Federal Hill. Plenty of great placez to eat. Go to Camille's. Camille's was one of Elvis and Frank Sinatra's fave restaurants. Whenever they were in town they always closed the restaurant just for them.

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Providence, Rhode Island
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you love Italian foods, this is the place to go. The stores and restaurants offer some of the best Italian food around in every price range you'd want. In warm weather, enjoy strolling the area which is fairly small. Outdoor eating space or just for relaxing around the fountain.

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Prospect, Kentucky
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Restaurants and very nice bars make up the majority of Federal Hill. This historic area has an incredible history and architecture. Fresh Seafood, Italian eateries, and few eclectic restaurants thrown in. It offers plenty of eats and a wonderful place to stroll especially in time for dinner. A great view of the Capitol Building!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

It was nice for a stop, but not very special. Maybe it was because we arrived early in the day, probably in the evening there will be more atmosphere.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

Stayed at the Providence Hilton which was great. Federal Hill is a fantastic place to stroll around. Hardest thing is choosing a restaurant for dinner. We went to Camille ' s and will be back again and again!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

While parking can be a challenge, there are so many restaurant options it is worth the effort. We never make a reservation, and always can find someplace, even on Friday night. Not just Italian, but many other options.

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Providence, Rhode Island
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

Providence is a small city so all the neighborhoods are also small. Federal Hill is along Atwells ave on the west side of 95. Go under the giant pineapple archway and you will be there. These days there is more of a mix of different kinds of restaurants - not all Italian - but there are plenty to choose from.... More 

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