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1703 Cranston St, Cranston, RI 02920-5013
4:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Closed now
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Tue - Thu 4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 4:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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Pembroke Pines, Florida
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14 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2016

Whenever I come to the New England area, I'm always looking for that small Italian restaurant that makes fresh food, L'Osteria is that place. You just don't get this type of Italian in Florida where I'm from, it must be something in the Italian DNA of New England. I was sold immediately by the Northern Bean Bruschetta, perfect, not greasy,... More 

Thank Scott B
Rhode Island
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140 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016

We loved it! Great service, ambiance, drinks and food. Very accommodating in every way. We would definitely come back.

Thank sjwbigcats
Cranston, Rhode Island
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2016

L'Osteria is a cozy, chic little NYC style bistro with excellent food. The veal chop is great and only available on Friday and Saturday nights and is highly recommended.

Thank Anthony D
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30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2016

The best italian food in the state , plain and simple . No need to put up with the federal hill craziness

Thank ggrossi
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77 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2015

This is by far the most authentic Italian food in all of Rhode Island. My family is from Italy and everything about L'Osteria just screams Italien from the friendly atmosphere to the amazing food. I recommend the gnocchi, but you really can't go wrong with anything. The staff there is just so nice and friendly and whatever you need, they... More 

2 Thank BelugaGirl
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66 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015

My husband and I had heard so many supposedly good reviews about L'Osteria that we decided to try it last Thursday evening. We were one of two couples - business was definitely slow. We ordered an appetizer of mussels. While the sauce they were cooked in tasted fine we were disappointed 1) in the small amount of mussels - maybe... More 

2 Thank marybRIUSA
Pawtucket, Rhode Island
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015

Small and quaint is how I would describe L'Osteria. The food was very good and alot of choices for a small restaurant. The service was prompt and the atmosphere cute. You could sit outside as well.

Thank marcia l
Coventry, Rhode Island
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1,701 reviews
1,256 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 354 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

now this is Italian at it's best. you can get veal,pasta,pork chops,my daughter loves the veggy dish which is huge. The wait staff is awsome and they love the job they are doing and it shows. If you go on a weekend try a reservation or go early as it will fill up. They only do dinner so everything they... More 

Thank Barry N
Providence, Rhode Island
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

nice atmosphere and good food. near other italian restaurants, so have been very good to survive. would return again

Thank snobro1
Rehoboth, Massachusetts
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61 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

We ate at the restaurant before going to the Park Theater in Cranston, which is only 5 minutes away. The restaurant's atmosphere is very nice, our waiter Jack was very helpful, and the large portions of food were very good. I suggest you make a reservation on a Saturday night because it's small, and filled up pretty fast while we... More 

Thank DMEReh

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
4:30 pm - 10:30 pm
4:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1703 Cranston St, Cranston, RI 02920-5013
  • Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Cranston
  • Phone Number: 401-943-3140

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?