This restaurant is right by the river on the edge of downtown and has a glass bottomed floor. You can see parts of the city through the windows as you sample the range of seafood and other entrees. Since it is open for lunch and dinner daily, many people go to have a sandwich or drinks as city traffic hums by on either side of the building. This upscale eatery is convenient to both the Financial District and Providence's elegant East Side.
Providence Phoenix readers have voted Snookers Pool Lounge the Best Pool Hall in Rhode Island for three straight years. This versatile spot on the edge of downtown in Providence's Jewelry District, features 16 pool tables, the Skyline Patio Bar and also serves food and drink into the late hours. Snookers is home to The Green Room, where rockabilly, pop, alternative and garage music from Rhode Island, Boston and New York is performed in an intimate environment with no cover charge. Pool table rates start at $6.50 per hour, $20 to enter tournaments on Mondays and Wednesdays. Food served includes pizza, burgers and grinders.
This restaurant has been serving great food in downtown Providence for more than 12 years. Besides the fact the food in this small establishment is good and reasonably priced, New Japan is just two blocks from four important tourist and business traveler locations: the Civic Center, the The Holiday Inn, the Convention Center, and the Biltmore Hotel. Try the sushi, the curry, or something they call Foil Yaki-fish, chicken, shrimp and vegetables seasoned and then wrapped in foil.
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.
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.
This restaurant has offered fine French dining in downtown Providence for more than 15 years. Comprised of a formal dining room upstairs and a basement dining area that is reminiscent of a wine cellar, Pot au Feu can provide both group dining and intimate eating experiences. The French fare served here is considered excellent-the Chicken and Grapes is a popular choice. Set in the downtown financial district, Pot au Feu is also just a few blocks from the major downtown hotels and near the river, where visitors can see WaterFire.
This is the original Geoff's, opened more than 20 years ago and boasting perhaps the best sandwiches in Providence. The restaurant is known for its wisecracking help and delightful sandwiches, many of which bear the names of local political figures. This is the place to go for a quick takeaway meal, complete with help-yourself homemade pickles. This Geoff's, unlike its sister further up College Hill, also has a small parking lot, and is just one block from downtown Providence. Delivery service is available.
You can find everything from beef Wellington and Dover Sole to handmade pastas and desserts at this restaurant. Capriccio's also offers more than 550 wines. There are two dining rooms carved out of the historic cellars of the building, where tuxedoed waiters give tableside service. Alcoves and cobblestone floors add to the Old World charm. There is also a plush lounge and piano bar, complete with singers four nights a week.
Conceptualized by Chef Walter, Potenza is not just another Italian restaurant. Potenza strives to make sure that every dish is prepared using healthy ingredients like unrefined flour, locally-sourced produce etc. With an array of healthy yet delicious dishes, the menu features Antipasti, Entree, Pasta and more. Every dish is a culinary creation depicting excellence. Choose from the list of Celiac and Diabetes menu which has Gluten-free options, keeping the taste intact. Go for the Chef Walter's Specialty menu which serves two people, different menus include Italian- Jewish, Regional Italian experiences etc. Their wine list is extensive. Call ahead to know more.
XO Cafe, located on North Main Street, has an eclectic ambiance depicting a classy yet friendly atmosphere. They serve farm-to-table dishes which are prepared using fresh ingredients. The menu features gourmet Steaks, Farm Fresh dishes and Salads which are complimented with the Old School and New School Cocktails. Order a wine by the glass or choose from an extensive list of beers. Apart from lunch and dinner, XO Cafe serves delicious brunch that includes Appetizers, burgers, Omelets and sumptuous sides. Pair your brunch with a Bloody Mary or a Mimosa. Check website for full menus and call ahead for reservations.
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