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Cassarino's Restaurant

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177 Atwells Ave, Providence, RI 02903-1645
401-751-3333
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Today
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 12:00 am - 11:00 pm
Good for:
Romance
Bar scene
Large groups
Doing business
Local cuisine
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

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  • 63
    Excellent
  • 38
    Very good
  • 20
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
good drinks, great food good time

I had not been to Providence in about a year but every time I go we have a great meal and a nice time. It is hard to not get a great meal on Federal Hill. My party of four guys had a great dinner there last Saturday night (3/14/15). All had a great time. The plan was great stick... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 16, 2015
John L
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Bar scene
  • Large groups
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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130 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

I had not been to Providence in about a year but every time I go we have a great meal and a nice time. It is hard to not get a great meal on Federal Hill. My party of four guys had a great dinner there last Saturday night (3/14/15). All had a great time. The plan was great stick... More 

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Huntington Beach, California
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

Great service, great food, you will not leave hungry! The ambiance was great for either a group outing or a romantic dinner.

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Mendon, Massachusetts
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

We frequent Federal Hill, and this restaurant is another delicious find. The Veal Parm delicious, Chicken Marsala yummy, and many of their seafood dishes are wonderful!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Tyler was on the news in the morning during a blizzard saying they would be open because so many people were stranded. Usually closed on Sunday they decided to open. Most people and business's would take advantage of the weather and stay closed . Good decision and a great place. The food was fabulous with giant portions. We had the... More 

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Pawcatuck, Connecticut
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10 reviews 10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

Went for lunch with a party of 8. We were promptly seated and ordered a couple bottles of wine. Had Caesar salad to start. The Romano cheese in it made the salad outstanding. My main was veal saltimbocca. The broccoli rabe was cooked perfectly. All our meals were outstanding, but the winner of the day was the Frutti di Mare.... More 

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Danbury, Connecticut
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24 reviews 24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

I ate here two times last week. The food is good but of inconsistent quality. The chicken saltimbocca was served over spinach one time and the second time no spinach. I asked the server and he said it is different all the time, depending on who the chef is. The Cesar salad was excellent both times. Very good garlic bread.... More 

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Westport, Ma
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85 reviews 85 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

Wanted to try this restaurant and went in early before the crowds. Was not too impressed with the interior was expecting more of an updated decor. Our food was quite tasty both of us ordering pasta dishes. The garlic bread was very tasty but cold. My dish was little necks over pasta. My husband ordered the shrimp scampi. Both meals... More 

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Northwood, New Hampshire, United States
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19 reviews 19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

We took a day trip to the Providence area and wanted to stop for lunch. Not knowing the area, we spotted Cassarino's and decided to give it a try. It was at the end of their time for serving lunch, so it was nice and quiet. Had a wonderful Italian meal in a quiet atmosphere! Would definitely go back if... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

We got off to a bad start. The hostess tried to sit us at the worst table in the place, despite having a reservation late (9pm) as the place was emptying. What was she thinking? We flatly refused to sit there and she quickly relented. Our waiter was excellent, attentive and knowledgeable. Soups were great. My entree (linguine with white... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

This place is literally a nightmare. I don't complain but this was the worst experience. I got the "pink vodka cream sauce" .... it came out in a marinara consistency.. no flavor. I could of made it at home for 5 dollars it tasted like a canned sauce from stop and shop. Mt boyfriend got chicken saltimbocca.. Chicken was over... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 177 Atwells Ave, Providence, RI 02903-1645
  • Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Providence>  > Federal Hill
  • Neighborhood: Federal Hill
  • Phone Number: 401-751-3333

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 1 - 30
  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?