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Great place to find unique gifts by local artists. Fun shopping with my daughter over the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
MaryK4225
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Providence, Rhode Island
Graduation at Rhode Island School of Design

Great Food and Atmoshere. Friendly staff and clean environment. I would put it on my list when in... read more

Reviewed October 2, 2018
Melvin M
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place to find unique gifts by local artists. Fun shopping with my daughter over the Christmas holidays.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank MaryK4225
Reviewed October 2, 2018

Great Food and Atmoshere. Friendly staff and clean environment. I would put it on my list when in Providence, Rhode Island

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Melvin M
Reviewed September 2, 2018

My daughter lives on Wickenden Street right across from India Point. They have many activities there on a regular basis, including a Flea Market every Sunday. Sometimes theres entertainment, sometimes food trucks. It's all good. But one of the best parts about the street are...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 22, 2018 via mobile

A perfect thing to do when you just want to enjoy the day. There is an amazing coffee shop, antique shopping, artisan shops, a variety of restaurants and plenty of parking. It is also within walking distance to a park by the water, downtown, and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank My2centzworth
Reviewed July 11, 2018

Many choices here. Too many to mention. Worth the trip to walk the street & explore. Stop in one of the many bars/restaurants for a bite & a cocktail & shop until you drop in some of the stores-Vintage, Boutiques, Thrift Shops, Etc.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Karen H
Reviewed October 5, 2017

Wickendon is a walk that includes a variety of shops; great restaurants; and a colorful feel. Antiques; collectibles; curios - all available. There's also a wide array of restaurants and pubs; coffee shops. Park and stroll. Make a morning or afternoon of it!

Date of experience: February 2017
1  Thank Sirpicky
Reviewed September 6, 2017

In any city, I love to visit the places the locals love. In Providence, this is Wickenden Street. At the foot of historic Benefit Street, Wickenden offers something unusual and wonderful for everyone. Whether it's pizza, hardware, cozy restaurants, bars, tattoos, thrift shops...it's all there....More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank FlyingGardenGuy
Reviewed August 3, 2017

This is on the waterfront of Providence, the district used to be call Fox point, one time it was quite run down. Now the street had quite a few specialty stores & restaurants which cater to college kids most of the time. Locals will come...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Philip F
Reviewed April 10, 2017

Lots of great food and interesting little shops. Great for a sunny afternoon adventure, especially if you're often mistaken for a hipster.

Date of experience: March 2017
1  Thank Em553
Reviewed January 4, 2017

Take a stroll along historic Wickenden Street and grab a drink or food at one of the many restaurants and coffee shops along the way. This area was primarily a Portuguese neighborhood at the turn of the twentieth century and is now inhabited by hipsters...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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Craigsloman
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One day in Providence (1 Replies)
Hi, Many thanks to everyone who provides so much useful content on this forum. I've used the information to try and construct a one day in Providence itinerary, I was looking for some constructive criticism; Place 1 Train arrives from Boston 8.45am 2 Rhode Island State House (9am tour) 3 Kitchen (for breakfast) 4 First Baptist Church in America 5 Brown University Visitors Center and a stroll around the grounds 6 Providence Athenaeum 7 Museum of Rhode Island History (opens at...More
December 28, 2017|
Response fromJustine C|
Overall doable, but you'll probably have to shave off a bit here or there.