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Al Forno

Certificate of Excellence
Fox Point
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577 S Main St, Providence, RI 02903-4319
Tue - Fri 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Providence, Rhode Island
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26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First, unless you are a party of 6 or more they do not accept reservations. The food was good but not amazing, service was ok but our waiter had no personality. My biggest complaint was it was so loud you could not even hear the person sitting across from me. To be honest, this place does not live up to... More 

Thank browley2008
Waxhaw, North Carolina
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

First know that it has a very beautiful setting, the decor is very unique and the staff are incredible and make you feel like they are there just to serve you. I was expecting more quality when it cam to the meals. I did order the Arancini as suggested by my waiter. I love Arancini. I did not love these.... More 

Thank BobM1969
Chicago, Illinois
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44 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

That's the book that recommended Al Forno and I'm so glad I went there for an outstanding, memorable dinner. Yes the pizza was fantastic! But this place offers so much more. I only wish I had another night in Providence to try more entrees. Had the wood fired shrimp and mushroom and avocado salad which was awesome. Main entree was... More 

Thank Badger2451
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

People come from everywhere to dine at this Providence treasure. Just know that they are not flexable. What is offered is what you get, but what you get is over the top fabulous. They are Known for their thin crusted pizza and pastas but it's all great. The staff is wonderful and very helpful and they have some amazing wines.... More 

Thank Barbara S
Rhode Island
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67 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My friends and I go here to celebrate each other's birthdays. The pizza is to die for!!! For dessert, order the cookie tray but make sure you order that with your meal. The cookies are made fresh as they are ordered so while you are eating your meal, they are making them!! My friends and I make sure we are... More 

Thank 21LOVEtoTravel21
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31 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We've been to Al Forno a couple times now and want to keep coming back over and over again!! The pizza was to die for!! Everything else was better than I could have dreamed of! Make sure you order dessert when you order your food, it well worth saving room for!!!

Thank Johnson_in_Training
long island, NY
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93 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went here on a Friday night. Hostess and Service were excellent. We had reservations but the people we were meeting were running late due to traffic, the hostess never made us feel pressured to sit, even though there was a long wait for people coming in without reservations and looking to be seated. Much appreciated. Waiter was excellent. We... More 

Thank longisland_NYKleo
Jamestown, Rhode Island, United States
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago credit card Amex Card Member Review

We took my brother who was visiting from Maryland to Al Forno last week. He'd never been but had read about their dirty steak. We all share a pizza Margarita and stuffed squash flowers. Both were superb. My brother declared the pizza the best he'd ever eaten. He loved the dirty steak too and the fig tart for dessert was... More 

Thank Barbara R
Providence, Rhode Island
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48 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2016 via mobile

You can never miss by dining at Al Forno. Their food quality and dining experience is without question one of the best and one of my favorite restaurants of all time anywhere! Can't say enough good things about the place.

Thank Richard M
Cranston, Rhode Island
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18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2016

Very nice experience, a bit pricey, but worth it for a special nite out. The pizza is the best, and the menu varies with the seasons. and is always delicious.

Thank Colleen F

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 577 S Main St, Providence, RI 02903-4319
  • Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Providence>  > Fox Point
  • Neighborhood: Fox Point
  • Phone Number: 401-273-9760
telephone #401-273-9760Fodor's choice star rating

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