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Tavalo Wine Bar & Tuscan Grille

$$ - $$$Italian, ,
970 Douglas Pike, Smithfield, RI 02917, Smithfield, RI 02917-1840
+1 401-349-4979
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good35%
  • Average22%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Italian, Bar, Wine Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
970 Douglas Pike, Smithfield, RI 02917, Smithfield, RI 02917-1840
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Reviewed April 30, 2018

Great evening catching up with old friends. Nice atmosphere, great food and service was very good. Had the swordfish special which was delicious.

Thank susan c
Reviewed April 4, 2018

Had veal parm....nothing to write home about. Service was good. The new management has done some remodeling, however the menu needs improvement. A bit pricey as well. Much better under the previous name.

Thank Mike R
Reviewed February 13, 2018

Came here on a Friday night for a dine out night with my husband. Many people recommended coming here and so we finally did. Boy, am I glad we did! The staff were very attentive and friendly. There was a small live band that was...More

Thank CindyandNick
Reviewed February 5, 2018

Tavalo Smithfield is a good choice for when we want a decent meal (not from a chain...) and want to stay close to home. Food is very good. Tables for two are a bit small, so not enough room for bread, appetizer dishes, etc. The...More

Thank rpandjm
Reviewed November 28, 2017

This restaurant is everything an Italian restaurant should be. Dark and cosy decor with Italian touches, tablecloths, and wait staff in traditional long aprons. They have an excellent wine selection and the food was top notch. Traditional offerings cooked fresh, great bread on the table...More

Thank Lynda C
Reviewed October 22, 2017 via mobile

We have visited Tavolo several times. This visit takes the cake though. My attitude every time we approach the restaurant (we drive from the Quonset area) is mixed. We have arrived and had to wait, we have arrived and been seated right away, we have...More

Thank Valarie R
Reviewed October 21, 2017 via mobile

We came because of Groupon and was very Happy with the food Ambience and service . Bonus was a musician playing . Ask to sit a little away as it can be a little nosy but really not that bad . Very busy on fri...More

Thank Budmanri
Reviewed August 16, 2017

Enjoyed lunch here and loved it. Tavalo is elegant and inviting and has an warm and upscale feel. The menu had many choices and the prices were fair. Lunch was very affordable and portions were generous. My friend and I each had the Mediterranean Chicken...More

Thank Ms.L
Reviewed July 10, 2017

I attended an early afternoon Christening Dinner back in April 2017 and the service was poor. The waitress serving our table was rushing every course. Seemed like she had somewhere else to be right after her shift. Meals were mixed up and two people at...More

2  Thank Ragu6458
Reviewed July 8, 2017 via mobile

We decided on a last minute date night at Tavalo. We ordered the cheese board and it wasn't as good as other similar restaurants, but the sautéed shrimp pancetta was fantastic. The pasta was cooked perfectly. The service was attentive and overall we enjoyed our...More

Thank svlsvl
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$10 - $32
Dinner, Drinks, Lunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Bar scene, Special occasions, Business meetings
Open Hours
3:30 PM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
3:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 970 Douglas Pike, Smithfield, RI 02917, Smithfield, RI 02917-1840 (Formerly D Carlo Trattoria)
  • Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Smithfield
  • Phone Number: +1 401-349-4979
  • E-mail
Casual upscale Tuscan inspired cuisine. All dishes are made with only the freshest and highest quality ingredients. Professional but warm and inviting staff complement the food. An Award winning Wine and beverage program with innovative cocktails and extensive craft beer listing. Available for private events, business functions and family gatherings.
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