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Historic Federal Hill

Providence, RI
+1 401-453-6161
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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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  • Very good29%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“italian food” (35 reviews)
“venda ravioli” (23 reviews)
Providence, RI
+1 401-453-6161
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1 - 10 of 477 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

I found this neighborhood to be on the tawdry side. Sidewalks too narrow and some of the crowd a little sordid. Busy on a Friday night and the highlight was dessert at Pastiche.

Thank CWnut
Reviewed 3 days ago

We strollled around on a Friday night and stopped in a couple of places to gets apps, drinks and dinner. So many food choices, it's crazy!

Thank DrBiagio1784
Reviewed 1 week ago

free entry, very interesting exhibitions and library. Interesting to see how local government works and nice building nd garden

Thank nicolani74
Reviewed 1 week ago

Saw Angelos on Diner, drive ins and dives. We decided to have dinner there. Five of us dined and we all enjoyed our dinners.

Thank marvinlabecki
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

wonderful experience walking Federal Hill, great Italian section of Providence loaded with restaurants and shops including great Italian market so bring a cooler and bring great things home, go hungry as you will have trouble not trying many great treats in the bkae shops as...More

1  Thank Dickruns
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Outdoor seating, live music, terrific and friendly staff as well as unbelievable Italian food! My friend and I came to Providence and spent the weekend! Go visit Historic Federal Hill at night and make sure to stop for drinks and food at Castantino's!

1  Thank Roxane S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Have you ever heard of Federal Hill? Well if you've been around the state of Rhode Island or New England for that matter I'm sure you have! But have you ever visited? Or strolled its quaint streets? Here is a place that's been a part...More

4  Thank william431
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are looking for great Italian Restaurants or exemplary Italian Grocery stores, Federal Hill is the place to go. If you like to eat, this is the place to be.

Thank calmcritic
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great area for food, drinks and people watching. Lots of restaurants and libation stations. Plaza has live entertainment. Love the Italian food!

Thank mcdonapa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really enjoyed the authentic Italian atmosphere , food, markets and entertainment especially in the town square. Well worth the trip

Thank fcrane35
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12 October 2015|
Response from Irene7457 |
Dam that's disappointing to hear! We are all in our mid 50's so no guido's for us. Thanks for the info.
8 May 2015|
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Response from pincity | Reviewed this property |
There is a river in downtown Providence and have Gondola rides during Waterier events. Reservations required. Not quite Italy but awesome Italian food a short car ride away on Federal Hill.