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1703 Cranston St, Cranston, RI 02920-5013
401-943-3140
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Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Small restaurant has earned its RI Monthly Best Bistro award

We ate at the restaurant before going to the Park Theater in Cranston, which is only 5 minutes away. The restaurant's atmosphere is very nice, our waiter Jack was very helpful, and the large portions of food were very good. I suggest you make a reservation on a Saturday night because it's small... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 26, 2015
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Rehoboth, Massachusetts
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Rehoboth, Massachusetts
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35 reviews 35 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

We ate at the restaurant before going to the Park Theater in Cranston, which is only 5 minutes away. The restaurant's atmosphere is very nice, our waiter Jack was very helpful, and the large portions of food were very good. I suggest you make a reservation on a Saturday night because it's small, and filled up pretty fast while we... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

We look forward to our Friday nights at L'Osteria....to enjoy the best pasta fagoli since we had it in Italy, to find out the fabulous specials Chef Kevin has prepared, to see our favorite wait staff :Teresa, Jack and Arthur at the bar and to enjoy every delicious offering we have ever ordered. L'Osteria is probably our favorite Italian restaurant... More 

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Providence
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12 reviews 12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

Although small dining room (so make a reservation) food and service was excellent. We enjoyed a shrimp bruschetta which was tasty and just enough for the two of us. I ordered the pork osso bucco which was so tender did not require a knife. It was served with risotto and green beans cooked in butter, garlic, and chopped almonds. We... More 

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37 reviews 37 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Great food , wonderful service . No need to go to providence for delicious , consistently superb cuisine .

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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

I came here on a date once despite my issues with the employees. I used to live in the building next door that shared the parking lot and they'd always take my parking spot and refuse to move. Anyways, we thought it seemed like a classy romantic spot to begin the night. I ordered the scallops. They were pretty decent.... More 

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Cranston, Rhode Island
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Wonderful local restaurant where you can always find a cozy table and some delicious food, friendly comfortable place in the heart of knightsville,

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Fantastic local Italian restaurant!! Excellent menu options for appetizer, salads, entree, and dessert! Great wine list and drinks. A true local Italian experience. For dessert you must try the Fruito D`Bosco cake, one of a kind experience! So many true Italia dishes and excellent service. Small place so call for a reservation on a busy night! You won't regret it!

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Cranston, Rhode Island
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78 reviews 78 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

This restaurant use to be better years ago however it is still very good. Service is always very good as is the food taste and quality. Nice wine list and good cocktails. It can get a little pricey. The place is small and it can get a little loud. All in all a very good restaurant. I like it better... More 

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Providence, Rhode Island
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57 reviews 57 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

L'Osteria is one of those warm, welcoming restaurants with friendly help and delicious Northern Italian food. Make sure you make a reservation as it is not large. Every time we have been there it is consistently good.

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Cranston, Rhode Island
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227 restaurant reviews
236 helpful votes 236 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

we have eaten here a few times and the meals are always good, the problem is the place is small and there is no privacy and it can get really noisy. As far as cost the prices are high for this location, service is good.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1703 Cranston St, Cranston, RI 02920-5013
  • Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Cranston
  • Phone Number: 401-943-3140

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian

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