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Enoteca Umberto

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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2017 Winner


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Reviewed December 17, 2018

We were fortunate enough to get a reservation here after multiple attempts. It is a fixed 5 course meal ($65) with wine pairings ($15 per person per glass) with each course. The atmosphere was very nice and personal (family run joint). The owner personally meets...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Marcy_Vec
Reviewed November 11, 2018 via mobile

This tiny establishment is nothing short of amazing! Family run and operated, with a very intimate ambience, Umberto, his wife Lia, and staff welcome each diner with open arms and make you feel like part of the family. The pride they take in what they...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank I_travel_and_love_it
Reviewed September 18, 2018

This place is incredibly special. You'll need to be persistent to get a reservation, but it's worth it. Fixed menu so you don't get to choose but everything was great. It's tiny and you are really made to feel like family. Best glass of wine...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank JH3traveler
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

If you ever come to the Italian section of Providence, Rhode Island, on Atwells Avenue, you will find an unique gem ! This Sicilian cuisine restaurant is as good, if not better, than being in Sicily and eating “home made “ dishes with recipes handed...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank borgesnany
Reviewed August 9, 2018 via mobile

I can’t think of enough superlatives to describe the dining experience at Enoteca Umberto. As other reviewers have written, it is run by a husband and wife team. He is the master of ceremonies and star of the show. And he knows his stuff: about...More

Date of visit: August 2018
2  Thank hollyk28
Reviewed August 8, 2018

I was lucky enough to get a reservation for outside seating, for our wedding anniversary. The food is so fresh and expertly prepared, it was a real joy to eat. The service is like a combo of a high end Italian restaurant but with the...More

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank newenglandfoodie
Reviewed July 11, 2018

Heard good things but every time I call, even if its a month in advance can"t get a seat. Extremely Frustrating!!!!! I think they only seat people they know. When I called for a reservation the end of August they told me to call back...More

Date of visit: July 2018
3  Thank Paula R
Reviewed February 18, 2018

Memorable is the best adjective because it's a meal that we'll talk about for years to come. Definitely the best food that I can recall. Not much ambiance to this small restaurant with a handful of tables but that's part of it's charm because it's...More

Date of visit: January 2018
1  Thank teamsc10190
Reviewed December 7, 2017 via mobile

We walked in this family owned authentic Italian restaurant after reading a few good reviews online. While I don’t think that is typically possible (make a reservation!), they sat us and we are very thankful. The good reviews didn’t even begin to do this place...More

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank JColantoni
Reviewed October 4, 2017 via mobile

Absolutely delicious, simple Sicilian dishes in a unique atmosphere. The owner and his wife are special people who make you feel like and feed you like you're family. Truly a special place.

Date of visit: September 2017
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June 10, 2018|
Response from teamsc10190 | Reviewed this property |
They only have a handful of tables and they have no problem to fill those few tables. It's like going to someone's house. Honestly this restaurant isn't scalable with their current formula but that's part of what makes the... More
November 8, 2017|
Response from Kathleen M | Reviewed this property |
I only ate there once, but on the day I went the menus was gluten centric. They had a lot of pasta and bread dishes. They did offer salads, but all the entrees had a gluten component.
August 10, 2016|
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Response from Jonathan B | Reviewed this property |
18 people and you need a reservation.
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