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

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  • 17
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  • 9
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 3
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  • 4
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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
Most recent review
Will be back

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 10, 2015
Pyradisehill
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Providence
Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 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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34 reviews 34 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 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
2 helpful votes 2 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
Top Contributor
78 reviews 78 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 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
17 helpful votes 17 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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280 reviews 280 reviews
212 restaurant reviews
225 helpful votes 225 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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Warwick, Rhode Island
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

We love the neighborhood feel of L'osteria. It is a frequent Friday night favorite. Jack is always welcoming, recommends a great wine for dinner. We do have our favorites but, the specials never disappoint.

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East Greenwich, Rhode Island
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

Was very good. We had a nice table for 2. It wasn't too noisy even though it was filled. Make a reservation if your going on a weekend and particular time. The waiter was very good with our order and very attentive.

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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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