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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” (173 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 3 days ago 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 1 week ago 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 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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 July 11, 2018

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

Thank 2016Russell
Reviewed June 25, 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 June 24, 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
Reviewed June 17, 2018

Have been here a couple of times over the past few months for business dinners. Both times did not disappoint. Had pizza and calamari for apps. They are famous for the pizza which I thought was good but not what I came for. The calimari...More

Thank Trivnewengland
Reviewed June 7, 2018 via mobile

Ambience, food, drinks - all superb. Our waiter, though, seemed almost surprised we were there, and didn’t smile until desert. Other than that, I thoroughly recommend it as one of the best restaurants in Providence.

Thank USBrits
Reviewed June 4, 2018

We visit Al Forno several times a year for family events. Well suited for larger parties, we enjoy the brisk atmosphere and demure decor. On the high end for Providence Prices, you will not be disappointed especially if you frequent similar quality in Boston. The...More

Thank providencerimassage
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Questions & Answers
January 2, 2017|
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Response from Marikate N | Reviewed this property |
They don't have gluten free pasta
Nick A
August 27, 2016|
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Response from Colleen F | Reviewed this property |
no gluten free pizza
Lynn E
June 18, 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
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
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
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