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245 Atwells Ave, Federal Hill, Providence, RI 02903 (Federal Hill)
401 383-2002
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Ranked #102 of 738 Restaurants in Providence
Price range: $25 - $100
Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian
Neighborhood: Federal Hill
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Dean St.
Transit: Providence Bus route 26 Atwells/RI College
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English first
Somerset, Massachusetts
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39 reviews 39 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

So nice to walk around Federal Hill during the holiday season and find that Zooma was open before 3PM. I did find parking on the street but many restaurants have valet parking or you can park in a lot for $15. Zooma makes their pasta made right in the restaurant and you can watch them from the window. Festive and... More 

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Cumberland, Rhode Island
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24 reviews 24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

Some of the freshest, best pasta in Providence. Colossal shrimp in many dishes are well done, creative pizza and salads. Eggplant is a must. One issue is the limited interesting meat dish offerings.

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Boston, Massachusetts, United States
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134 reviews 134 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Weekday lunch on a sunny December afternoon found us on Federal Hill and hungry, Zooma was an absolutely decadent treat, from the lovely glimpse of hand rolled gnocchi on entering, to the tempting prix fixe luncheon menu to the dramatic design and artwork. From luscious meatballs in aromatic gravy to the gnocchi, clams in white sauce and delectable cannoli and... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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53 reviews 53 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

I came to Trattoria Zooma to experience a restaurant in Providence's Federal Hill restaurant district. It is probably the only place in Rhode Island where more pasta sauce would run into sewer drains than rainwater, due to the presence of some unique, and oftentimes affordable, Italian Cuisine. When you drive there, on street parking is available. The best place to... More 

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Bermuda
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24 reviews 24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

Welcomed us in, despite no reservations. We thoroughly enjoyed the atmosphere, the friendly and efficient service and the delicious food. Especially enjoyed the old fashioned liqueur coffee afterwards - a house special. Good value and good food.

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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

We had reservations for Siena across the street but when we arrived we realized we were there on our last visit and wanted to try something new. We walked over to zooma. It has a nice layout we decided to wait for a seat by the window which was a smart choice. I ordered the chicken piccata and my wife... More 

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Smithfield, Rhode Island, United States
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4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

I have to admit when my wife and I first decided to try Zooma I was a little skeptical. I anticipated a typical “Hill” experience of portions that were too large and menu void of creativity. Were we ever surprised. I think the first thing that tipped us off that we were in for a great meal was we overheard... More 

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Senior Contributor
41 reviews 41 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

This place offers great selection of Italian dishes....recommended spot on atwells ave. The service was very good and the prices were affordable

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Boston, Massachusetts
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371 reviews 371 reviews
206 restaurant reviews
475 helpful votes 475 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

It sounds great -- pasta made on site, lots of interesting ingredients, etc. But the food is just average. It is a time warp -- going back to the '60's. Gnocchi were OK but not great, even though it is a specialty of the restaurant. The "pockets" with wild mushrooms sounded neat, but the pasta was hard and the taste... More 

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West Chester, Pennsylvania
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72 reviews 72 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

We accompanied another couple to this place and based on their comments our expectations were high. We had 6:00pm reservations and were immediately shown to our table. There was a speaker blaring brassy Latin music above our table. We asked if something could be done about it and the waiter promptly turned down the volume. He returned to tell us... More 

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Additional Information about Trattoria Zooma

Address: 245 Atwells Ave, Federal Hill, Providence, RI 02903
Phone Number: 401 383-2002
Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Providence>  > Federal Hill
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 25 - 100
Cuisine: Italian

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