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Historic Federal Hill

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Address: Providence, RI
Phone Number: 401-453-6161
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Sip a strong espresso at an outdoor cafe, grab a quick pizza for lunch or...

Sip a strong espresso at an outdoor cafe, grab a quick pizza for lunch or dine in style at a gourmet Italian restaurant in this historic section of the city, also know as Little Italy. You'll know you have arrived by the huge arched gateway, with a bronzed pinecone, which marks the entry to the neighborhood.

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This is a good place for foodies. There are multiple restaurants, pizzerias, delis' and cafes all within walking distances from the city center. The big draw back, little parking.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
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Providence, Rhode Island
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Providence, Rhode Island
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is a good place for foodies. There are multiple restaurants, pizzerias, delis' and cafes all within walking distances from the city center. The big draw back, little parking.

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North Providence, Rhode Island
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Depasquale plaza has choices of good food and free music most nights during summer. Around the corner is Atwells Ave which has gourmet shops and endless choices of good food. One visit will intrigue you to return many times.

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Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A pleasant place to experience, especially during the latter part of the day and into the evening. They have really cleaned up Federal Hill, whereby it appeals to more then just one particular group of people. ;-) You feel like you may be visiting a street in Italy. Enjoy the boutiques and night life.

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West Warwick, Rhode Island
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

When in Rhode Island, or the surrounding areas, you really need to see Federal Hill. This is the best restaurant scene in RI. It's as close to the North End in Boston that you can find. I suggest Old Canteen or Siena. Old Canteen has more of an authentic feel to it. Like being in an 80's mob movie. Siena... More 

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Modesto, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very charming area. I loved the architecture and the abundance of restaurants. Very easy walk from my hotel.

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Columbia, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice drive overlooking downtown providence and adjacent to Brown University. Watched the sunset from statue of Roger Williams founder of Providence. Easy location to drive to.

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great neighborhood with plenty of restaurants to chose from. Mostly Italians, but there were others. Good vibe and restaurants that I tried were very good. So, not a tourist trap.

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Westchester County, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great neighborhood to spend the day. From coffee to dinner or just hanging out, federal Hill is filled with adventure and good food.

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The plaza in Federal Hill is my favorite place there. It is so quaint, with its fountain, outdoor dining options and live music. Love it!

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Westchester County, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fun place to spend the day. Lots of restaurants to choose from, many with outdoor seating. Good Italian eats!

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