1 Orms Street Providence Marriott Hotel Providence, RI 02904
The calamari here is an award-winner. Bluefin is known for its seafood menu, although it serves beef and lamb as well. You may order Chef Phillipe's Tasting Menu, which includes samples of the chef's favorite dishes. The varied Sunday brunch and the pumpkin soup are also recommended. This is an elegant bar and dining room where you may have a martini or dinner among business guests of the Providence Marriott or upscale urban professionals. Parking is available in the hotel lot. Smoking is allowed at the bar.
Al Forno has long been written up as one of Providence's finest upscale restaurants. The ambience is quiet and casually romantic, with European accents. Their cuisine is Northern Italian, made with the freshest local ingredients. Wood-grilled pizza and clam appetizers are very popular as are their fish and pasta dinners. An olive oil cake is a recommended dessert. An impressive selection of 250 wines complete the wine list and a full bar is available. On the edge of downtown, Al Forno is very accessible; parking is available.
Cafe Nuovo offers contemporary, fusion cuisine; unlike its sister restaurant, the classic European Capriccio's, with a river view and an outside terrace. The Rolled and Stuffed Trout is superb, as is the unique sculptured desserts. Interesting murals adorn their walls. They have a wine list and rooms for private functions. Located on the ground floor of the Citizens Bank building Cafe Nuovo is easy to find and convenient to everything downtown. This is really fine dining with a view.
This new addition to Providence dining has received high praise. Such entrees as Moroccan Chicken with Couscous, or Sea Scallops are served in a small intimate space of two rooms with wood tables on green carpet. The bar opens at 5pm and the first seating for dinner is at 5:30pm. Just off North Main Street on downtown's edge, New Rivers is a very short walk from downtown hotels and only a few blocks down College Hill from the East Side.
This is basically an Irish pub that also contains a Jewish-style deli and American home-style cooked dinners. Opened in 1929, Murphy's has long been a popular place for those working downtown. They can enjoy a full bar, games and dartboard, a jukebox, and a smoking section. Tasty deli sandwiches are a favorite lunch for downtown citizens, and they offer seafood, steak, chicken and other full dinners. They will deliver and cater parties, as well as preparing takeout late into the evening.
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.
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