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Al Forno

577 S Main St, Providence, RI 02903-4319
+1 401-273-9760
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good20%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“pizza” (159 reviews)
“baked pasta” (13 reviews)
“duck bacon” (7 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
577 S Main St, Providence, RI 02903-4319
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There were four of us at a round table upstairs in the first room on the left) after the bar. There are two small rooms with quite a few tables close by. There were a lot of people in the small room. It was SO...More

Thank Bobbie W
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were a party of four so no reservations. Seated at a table in the Bar area, which was noisy and not conducive to relaxed conversation. Also right next to. Booth then bathroom doors and the handicapped entrance. For a restaurant in this price range,...More

Thank Bev B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Food, atmosphere, service, all were spectacular. We arrived very early by dinner standards and did not have any wait. However, they have a reputation of long waits, especially on weekends. They do not take reservations for parties under 6 people. Our server, Jake, was very...More

Thank Remdawg30
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Been here several times and finally remembered to submit review. Not a family style restaurant but my brother ordered for 11 of us and not a single dish disappointed. Appetizers of meatballs, avocado salad, calamari, clams (in an amazing sauce) and pizzas that were all...More

Thank Sjt64
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I love this place and have so for many years. In fact, if I had only one last meal to have before I die it would be here ...hands down! The food and atmosphere is just outstanding. It is magical in my view. The pizzas...More

Thank Thomas P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good spot for Italian food that’s by the water. Came here on a weekend and was packed. Wait times were more than one hour. Got seats at the bar after waiting for a bit. There’s two levels and valet parking. Got the oysters, margarita pizza...More

Thank Vjay S
Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

Great atmosphere, great food! Portions were large, presentations, excellent! Originators of the wooden pizza ovens. Sample the pizza, worth the trip. Madison the server, terrific! The very bad news, the parking lot is a giant headache and puzzle. It’s a logistical nightmare... poor guy moving...More

Thank Missartsycraftsy
Reviewed 27 October 2017

The pumpkin pizza was delicious; the calamari was nothing to write home about, average. I had scallops and they were delicious but it was served with Brussels sprouts instead of the green beans listed and I was never told by the waiter. The waiter was...More

Thank Donna B
Reviewed 25 October 2017

Four of us shared several appetizers and main courses. All were outstanding. We has pumpkin pizza, meatballs, eggplant Al Forno, pasta, fish, and stuffed cabbage. I can recommend all of them.

Thank Christine C
Reviewed 14 October 2017

Al Forno is one of my favorite restaurants for the food. The pumpkin pizza is a favorite as are the pasta and meat dishes. I do have a complaint about the size of the tables.....they are impossibly small and really diminish from the whole experience....More

Thank bmk1459
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Questions & Answers
2 January 2017|
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Response from Marikate N | Reviewed this property |
They don't have gluten free pasta
Nick A
27 August 2016|
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Response from Colleen F | Reviewed this property |
no gluten free pizza
Lynn E
18 June 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, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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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