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The epicenter of the Federal Hill area

De Pasquale Plaza is the center of the Atwells Avenue Federal Hill area. It is bounded by the two... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
jer b
Bristol, Connecticut
nice near a lot of great restaurants and shops

an old fashioned plaza like in Italy where music is played and restaurants have outdoor seating in... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Barry N
Coventry, Rhode Island
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Romantic area with a fountain.
Providence, RI
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Reviewed 1 week ago

De Pasquale Plaza is the center of the Atwells Avenue Federal Hill area. It is bounded by the two Venda shops/restaurants. To the right is a store where you can select a live chicken and have it prepared for cooking. (Never did this). Behind that...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank jer b
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

an old fashioned plaza like in Italy where music is played and restaurants have outdoor seating in nice weather and people can just watch other people. Near street parking,parades,events,Venda has its store there and a restaurant as well. Other eating place in the Plaza as...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Barry N
Reviewed January 7, 2019

Great place for live music in the summer. Also several restaurants with great Italian cuisine right on the plaza.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank MaryK4225
Reviewed December 7, 2018 via mobile

This is right in the heart of Federal Hill in Providence. It's a really nice little square that's surrounded by restaurants and bakeries. There's a lot of different Italian places here and in the summer they have musicians singing. Be prepared to spend a good...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed September 10, 2018

Lots of great restaurants and bars! Live music, fountain and beautiful scenery! Street parking. You can take a nice stroll through the streets. You must go!

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 29, 2018 via mobile

The bustling heart of Federal Hill, frequented by tourists and locals alike. No other part of the city feels and looks as much like Italy as this square. There are bands in the summertime that perform for anyone who wants to listen; there are several...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed August 28, 2018

step back in time to some old classic music. a great location to people watch, have a glass of wine and some dinner.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Anne B
Reviewed August 28, 2018

To get the full experience of Little Italy you must visit DePasquale Plaza and stop by Antonelli Poultry!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank kerriedonoho
Reviewed August 5, 2018

Simply put: this is a lovely setting to sit for a drink of any kind when the weather is decent. In the summer, it's bustling & you can feel the pulse of the people. The Sinatra music goes well with the fountain. The 50's music...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank jfwoods
Reviewed July 15, 2018

Historic Federal Hill, needs walking shoes, cameras and empty stomach to eat all kinds of great food

Date of experience: July 2018
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June 14, 2018|
Response from Donatella P | Reviewed this property |
Check facebook events, live music de pasquale square
July 29, 2017|
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Response from ajmmd | Reviewed this property |
Yes...everyone in Providence knows Atwells as the dominant street on Federal Hill...once you go under the arch ...you are welcomed to our Little Italy....continue down the street lined with restaurants...you will see... More