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Address: Providence, RI
Phone Number: 401-453-6161
Activities: Dining, City walk sightseeing, Shopping
Description: 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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Do get away from your hotel. Many fun places within walking distance.

Great places to eat. One has breakfast for 2.99 has blue and red umbrellas. Also a wonderful bakery (sorry don't remember its name).on the main street.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 15, 2015
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11 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

While I found Federal Hill to be a very authentic Italian district I also found it to be very dirty, with cigarettes butts and trash everywhere. Our weekday visit was moderately crowded but the weekend was overly so. We parked just one block behind the main avenue and it felt very sketchy. There is a quaint square on the hill... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

This is such a cool neighborhood of Providence - old world Italian - much more authentic than Boston's North End even. Fabulous restaurants and some cool shopping. Don't miss it!

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RHODE ISLAND
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 186 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

this is an area where the Italian poplulation settled when they came over to the US in the early 19th century.Once settled they went to work in many fields, and raised their family's here. They have prospered and the family's have spread over the country and the Hill has thrived with many restaurants and other businesses where their skills have... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Good place for food and drinks but not for sights. Lots of restaurant choices and very close to downtown.

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Dayville, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Federal Hill is a great quaint Italian neighborhood. Walking the streets is a wonderful experience. The area is full of restaurants, delis, bakeries, and local markets.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Great places to eat. One has breakfast for 2.99 has blue and red umbrellas. Also a wonderful bakery (sorry don't remember its name).on the main street.

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Halifax, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Stayed at a home rental in a charming old victorian house. Great neighborhood. Very safe with a mulitude of restaurant choices and a 20 min walk to central Providence.

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Mystic, Connecticut
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Its so pretty to stroll along Federal Hill and stop in a restaurant for dinner, maybe another for drinks and to just enjoy the atmosphere. The street is lit up, there are places to sit outside and its just really lovely. Tons of great Italian places to eat at, one is better than the other. They are all good.

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Salem, New Hampshire
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Federal Hill is a wonderfully ethnic Italian neighborhood in Providence, Rhode Island. There are many wonderful Italian Restaurants and great delis. A must see when you are in Providence.

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Hingham, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

The Italian ambience is all over this area. Have been eating at Angelos for over forty years. Much better restaurants than the North End which is one of the best Italian areas of a city in the country

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Address: Providence, RI
Phone Number: 401-453-6161
Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Providence

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