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Capriccio

2 Pine St, Providence, RI 02903-2813 (Downtown Providence)
401-421-1320
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Ranked #15 of 722 restaurants in Providence
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Price range: $41 - $80
Cuisines: Italian, Mediterranean, Seafood
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Good for: Romance, Large groups
Dining options: Reservations
Dining style: Fine Dining
Neighborhood: Downtown Providence
Cross street: Dyer Street
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English first
Wrentham, Massachusetts
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78 reviews 78 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

This restaurant is further proof that the further away you venture from Federal Hill the better the dining experience. The restaurant harkens back to an era of more formal dining, with waiters in tuxes, more formal and discreet service, and wonderful food. Don't let the formal make you think of wearing jackets and ties. They are there, but business casual... More

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Nashua, New Hampshire
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20 reviews 20 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

I can say nothing bad about this place, enjoy your mean. It is a true experience! I would visit on a regular basis if I lived here.

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Providence
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

I've eaten here a few times. Food is executed well and the service is excellent. The setting is very elegant. The food is good, if not great, but there is nothing novel here- it is excellently prepared, traditional Italian.

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Providence, Rhode Island
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15 reviews 15 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

There are so many inviting selections on this menu, it's almost an embarrassment for the time it takes us to make our choices. We brought some out-of-town friends for their first time just after the holidays and they were wowed, even for a couple of professionals from a big city like Baltimore. They couldn't get enough of each other's entrees.... More

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Providence, Rhode Island
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

what a wonderful meal we had at Capriccio....the food was fantastic, and the service was great! our waiter Don was very knowledgeable and friendly, we had a great table near the fireplace. It was a special evening for us and they did not disappoint!! the fettuccini Alfredo was cooked for us tableside, and my steak was superb! cant wait to... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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282 reviews 282 reviews
143 restaurant reviews
375 helpful votes 375 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014

Huge menu with many many interesting choices. Lots of specials -- our waiter Nick knew them all. The kind of items you don't see on many menus any more, and a welcome place to try them. Large wine selection, although the majority were very high priced -- you can find some worthwhile wines at more reasonable prices, but there are... More

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West Palm Beach, Florida
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35 reviews 35 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014

Knows for it's excellent food and service - I was not disappointed when we decided to have dinner at this location. The snail salad and squash blossom appetizers were excellent. Our waiter catered to our individual tastes and stated the chef could make some slight alterations to dishes that we asked. Also - it was a great value.

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Newport, Rhode Island
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2014

Decent food nothing spectacular. Unorganized service. Vanilla panna cotta was out of a jello mold. Presentation looked banquet style for entrees and the soup of the day was not what the waiter told us. Much better options in providence without a doubt, especially given the extremely high prices. A return is doubtful.

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Senior Contributor
41 reviews 41 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2014 via mobile

Haven't been to Capriccio in years, but thought it would be just the spot after a PPAC show. Friendly service from the curb to table. Clearly they are a well organized establishment with attentive staff. The decor is perhaps a little dated in a few nooks, but well done, still attractive and cozy. The food was very good. Prepared expertly,... More

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MA
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11 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2013

We had tickets to a show at PPAC in Providence, and decided on Capriccio because of the proximity to the venue, and they offered a theatre special pre-fix option for dining. The experience was nothing short of amazing - service, food, and ambiance. We spent quite a while perusing their extensive wine list before having to make the difficult decision... More

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