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Wickenden Street

Providence, RI (Fox Point)
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Ranked #47 of 70 Attractions in Providence
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Neighborhoods
Activities: City walk sightseeing, People-watching
Description: International and off-beat youthful area with antique shops, galleries and cafes.
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English first
Boston, MA
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158 reviews 158 reviews
82 attraction reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

There are good restaurants/ cafes on Wickenden, along with some nice little shops, but the walk could be better and cleaner and cheerier!

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Pound Ridge, New York
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23 reviews 23 reviews
12 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2013

The downside of Wickenden is that it lost much of its Portuguese flavor. It has always been an interesting street with a very localized homey neighborhood feel. The upswing, aside from "gentrification" is that it has really developed and still developing into a street unto it's own without pretense. It still has the tchotchke stores, but now has a really... More

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Providence, Rhode Island
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25 reviews 25 reviews
19 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2013

Fun and great place for lots of different things! Yummy restaurants and near India Point. Nice place to check out when out for a night in the city.

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Providence, RI
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67 reviews 67 reviews
31 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2012

Totally eclectic- wide variety of places to eat serving a wide variety of cuisines. Fun to explore the neighborhood which has unique buildings and history.

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Providence, Rhode Island
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231 reviews 231 reviews
87 attraction reviews
118 helpful votes 118 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2012

Wickendon Street is a collection of simple, small shops that run the gamut from old LP records to pizza restaurants. The antique shops offer a variety of interesting articles, something for everyone.

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Providence, Rhode Island, United States
16 reviews 16 reviews
9 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2012

Another one of those "need more be said" kinda things.

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Top Contributor
145 reviews 145 reviews
18 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2012

Good restaurants - Andreas and Paragon and Shark Sushi are our favorites, great people watching and grab a coffee at Au Bon Pan, or shop in the sute stores - good weather activity is best because parking is limited.

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