220 Meeting St Providence, RI 02906 +1 401 273 1066
Hidden away in a small parking lot just behind Thayer Street, this cozy cafe is the place to go for a hearty meal, or to sip coffee and munch delicious cookies and pastries. The soup and sandwich combination is a favorite. The sandwiches are robust and the soups are flavorful. Whether you are alone or with a group of business colleagues, you are sure to find something to suit your taste. Perch at one of the cafe's window seats or in a quiet booth.
14 Imperial Place Providence, RI 02903 +1 401 751 9164
This cavernous restaurant and cafe/bar also doubles as an antique store. Housed in the old jewelry district's Imperial Place, the cafe offers music and performance nights (such as poetry readings), and popular contemporary cuisine, such as Italian, American and a range of other dishes. This is a favorite hangout for upscale Providence couples and singles seeking an interesting night out with a very attractive ambiance. A selection of antiques is on site for your browsing pleasure. The restaurant has a full service bar.
28 Monument Square Woonsocket, RI 02895 +1 401 762 4545
The Monument square in the heart of the city is home to one of the oldest standing theaters known as the Stadium Theatre Performing Arts Centre. Built in 1926, the theater was known for the artistic decor which was themed around the Greek Muses and was a focal point for various cultural activities. The theater, today, is owned by Stadium Theatre Foundation, which worked extensively for the theaters restoration during 1980s and 1990s, and hosts various regional and national live performances. Call or visit their website to know more.
172 Exchange Street Pawtucket, RI 02860 +1 401 723 4266
Founded in 1984 by seven members of Trinity Rep Conservatory, it gets its name from actress Sandra Feinstein. Gamm presents plays so that the audience can feel on intimate terms with the actors and the settings. The 131-seat venue also once housed the Pawtucket Police Department vehicles. Productions include Power Play, Red Noses, A Man Obsessed, Julius Ceaser Takes a Tour of Duty in Iraq, Aunt Dan and Lemon, King Lear and The Crucible. Please check website for buying tickets.
400 Bald Hill Road Warwick Mall Warwick, RI 02886 +1 401 736 5454/+1 401 739 7500
Twelve screens are open to viewers at this megaplex, located around 9 miles outside of Providence, at the north end of Warwick, close to the Cranston border. Part of the National Amusements group, and having replaced the old three-screen movie hall that once occupied the space, it enjoys popularity among Hollywood fans. Check the website for movie timings and ticket rates and make sure you book much in advance, so as to get the best seats. Then, all you have to do is grab a snack of your choice and relax before the big screen!
1200 Quaker Lane Warwick, RI 02886 +1 401 885 1621
If you find yourself heading south from Providence, you might just chance upon the little-known neighboring city of Warwick. And the local Showcase Cinemas venue at Quaker Lane is where folks gather to watch their favorite flicks. With 15 screens, there is plenty to choose from. Grab a snack from the stand and get ready for the latest thriller or romance! Advance bookings are advisable. Check the website for more details.
622 George Washington Highway Lincoln Mall Lincoln, RI 02865 +1 401 333 8676/+1 401 333 8019
Movie-goers, grab your popcorn and get ready for some fun! This cinema, located conveniently within a popular mall, is a major attraction for youth and families who want to enjoy their favorite flicks on the big screen. The venue is back with a bang, after having undergone several touchups and even a closedown. Dolby Digital Surround Sound, fantastic stadium seating, listening devices and easy access for those with disabilities are added comforts. Catch special seasonal shows, some of which are screened for free! Check the website for more details, and make sure to book much in advance; the venue is full at any given time.
22 Waterman Ave Providence, RI 02914 +1 401 438 3899
The Red Bridge Tavern' name acknowledges that everyone crossing the small bridge that links the East Side to East Providence still calls it the Red Bridge. This homey restaurant with fresh American fare cooked to order is the first restaurant you come to on Waterman Ave after crossing the bridge. Menu items include Cider Marinated Pork Chops, Steak Tips, Broiled Swordfish and pasta with sauces like Shrimp Scampi and Seafood Special. Prices are very reasonable. There is a children's menu, a full bar and pool table.
20 Water St East Greenwich, RI 02818 +1 401 885 3700
This is a rustic, historic place that overlooks scenic East Greenwich harbor, about 20 minutes south of Providence. Pull up to the dock in your boat or arrive by car. Lunches and dinners that heavily emphasize local seafood, including scrod and scallops, are served along with classics like sirloin steak and pork chops. The kitchen closes at around 10p but the tavern stays open as people drink and listen to the live entertainment provided nightly on the outside deck. Indoor and outdoor dining on the docks. This spot can be a very lively place on weekend nights. Great spot for meetings and weddings.
This is a true Irish pub, complete with lacy curtains and a stove burning in the winter. Hearty fare like bangers and mash (sausage and potatoes), shepherd's pie, and farmers stew are featured along with pots of Irish tea and homemade apple pie. The pub serves Irish brunch every Sunday, and boast of the East Bay's best selection of European ales. Food is available from 11:30am until 10pm, 11pm on the weekends. It is located 20 minutes south of Providence on picturesque Bristol Harbor.
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