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Trattoria Zooma

245 Atwells Ave, Federal Hill, Providence, RI 02903 (Federal Hill)
401 383-2002
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Ranked #115 of 733 restaurants in Providence
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Price range: $25 - $100
Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian
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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
Neighborhood: Federal Hill
Cross street: Dean St.
Transit: Providence Bus route 26 Atwells/RI College
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English first
Wellsboro
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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 NEW via mobile

Excellent! We have had lunch here twice in a year and absolutely love it..there were 10 of us that arrived without reservations and they are always accommodating. Our group comes up to Rhode Island every august for a adult jazz camp and on the last day we have lunch together. The pasta and wine are great.

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014 NEW via mobile

Went for lunch and had two entrees: sachetelli and a mergherita pizza. The sachetelli pasta was out of this world, awesome, superb, perfect, over the top. The pizza was good too. Service was excellent. Will definitely visit again the next time we are in Providence.

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foxboro, ma
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42 reviews 42 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

This restaurant was excellent. I had the pasta bolognese and it was so good I hated to finish it. The pasta was wide noodles which went beautifully with the meaty sauce. The waiter was excellent and the wine very nice. I would have liked warm bread and flavored oil, but the bread was fresh and delicious. We never felt rushed,... More

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Mattituck, New York
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63 reviews 63 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

You can watch them make the pasta thru the window as you enter the restaurant. All is freshly made there and they have many different types to choose from. All is excellent as are the appertisers. The service is very good. The place is noisy as it is always full and very busy. We sampled each other's dinners and liked... More

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Dayville, Connecticut
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38 reviews 38 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

My husband took me to my favorite Italian restaurant in Providence for my birthday. The surprise was that all my friends were there plus some of my family. It was restaurant week and my favorite dinner, bolognese, was on the menu. Drink orders were very slow. Appetizers were very slow and not all came to us at the same time.... More

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Stuart, Florida, United States
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21 reviews 21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014 via mobile

Trattoria Zooma is a great Italian restaurant. The service was excellent, the food superb and overall a very good value. The ambiance is nice and the locals know this place well, it is always crowded, make a reservation. The pasta is home made and excellent, the soups and salads are made with pride and very good. All five entries we... More

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Bonita Springs, Florida
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25 reviews 25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

We sampled Zooma's delicious pasta during the Providence Stroll and headed there for lunch during restaurant week. The gnocchi was super duper, the bread makes you wonder why you ever bother to eat store bread, the sauce light and flavorful,and the pizza more than enough for two. Soup and dessert were included. Creamy pasta fagioli was delish and fresh mini... More

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Jamestown, Rhode Island
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

Atmosphere is bad---ugly decor and lots of flies. Hubby ordered the pasta special. 2 shrimp. 3 clams. Tiny amt of pasta. $32. My dinner was cheaper but, at best, eh. Crazy amt of $$ for a poor/mediocre meal. You can do so much better.

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Portland, Maine
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

We drove through Providence on our way home from Newport and found this restaurant in the Federal Hill neighborhood by chance. We noticed good reviews on Tripadvisor so we decided to try it. It looked cute & had windows opened to the sidewalk & cafe tables outside. We sat at one of tables by the window. My husband had the... More

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St. Leonard, MD
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39 reviews 39 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

We visited for dinner on college graduation weekend and had a 6:30pm reservation. We waited until 7:00pm for our table, which wasn't too bad since we could see the place was packed. On a bad note - it took 75 minutes to get our food once we finally got to order. We had some elderly family members with us, which... More

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