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Address: Providence, RI
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International and off-beat youthful area with antique shops, galleries and...

International and off-beat youthful area with antique shops, galleries and cafes.

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Walking distance from Hilton Garden Inn, quaint blown glass shop, several restaurants

Fun area to walk in after checking into hotel for cruise leaving the next day. Had a sandwich with a small outdoor eating area, sorry I forgot the name, is on east side of... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
Sandra A
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Racine, Wisconsin
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Racine, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Fun area to walk in after checking into hotel for cruise leaving the next day. Had a sandwich with a small outdoor eating area, sorry I forgot the name, is on east side of street.Not any of these restaurant listings for Wickenden Street

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Duck and Bunny, Coffee Exchange, Benefit Street Antiques, Nostalgia. All great restaurants and shops and steps from each other. This street is a must if visiting Providence.

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Rhode Island
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 29, 2016

There is great coffee at Coffee Exchange, there is a great breakfast place called The Brickway, there's one of the best antique/thrift shops, there's an arts supply store, there's a great hardware store called Adler's, and they are all in one spot. What can be wrong?

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2015

Loved walking this quiet street - small art and antique shops. Great small restaurants. Lots of parking.

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Barrington, Rhode Island
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2015

This is an artsy street, with art galleries and some great restaurants, such as Abbysinia Ethiopian and Sakura Japanese, along with great Fellini pizza and the wonderful Coffee Exchange. Worth a stroll.

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Providence, Rhode Island
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015

Wickenden Street is a great place to spend an afternoon. It is a walking street with plenty of off street parking, mostly behind the businesses. There are several great breakfast / lunch places on the street. Cafe Zog, Coffee Exchange or Brickway andFellini's Pizza to name a few. Dinner later might find you at Sakura Indian or Abyssinia Ethiopian or... More 

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San Salvador, El Salvador
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

If you start at the top of the street, Rustigian Rugs is the Turkish Bazaar of rugs in RI. Nearby is Artfreek, where I got my tattoo. Down the hill, you 'll find an amazing aquarium store Aqua-Life Central. Further down, Abyssinia, an Ethiopian restaurant (delicious!) and then Mister Sister, an equally delicious erotica store. Further down, Nostalgia is a... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

Good street to see the old Providence Portuguese neighborhood, with good coffee shops and some antqiues.

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Warwick, Rhode Island
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

Wickenden Street runs perpendicular with Benefit Street. It's a busy street with many shops and restaurants. College students live in most of the three family houses and frequent most of the restaurants on the street. Some unique shops which cater to all ages. Walking distance to Brown University, Rhode Island School of Design and Johnson and Wales University.

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Boston, MA
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

There are good restaurants/ cafes on Wickenden, along with some nice little shops, but the walk could be better and cleaner and cheerier!

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