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Historic Federal Hill

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Address: Providence, RI
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Sip a strong espresso at an outdoor cafe, grab a quick pizza for lunch or...

Sip a strong espresso at an outdoor cafe, grab a quick pizza for lunch or dine in style at a gourmet Italian restaurant in this historic section of the city, also know as Little Italy. You'll know you have arrived by the huge arched gateway, with a bronzed pinecone, which marks the entry to the neighborhood.

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Stock up with Italian meats, sauces, cheeses, breads etc at the Venda Ravioli shop. A must stop! Andino's Italian Restaurant was outstanding. We had lunch there one day... read more

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South Dennis, Massachusetts
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Stock up with Italian meats, sauces, cheeses, breads etc at the Venda Ravioli shop. A must stop! Andino's Italian Restaurant was outstanding. We had lunch there one day and dinner the next. Perfecto!!!

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Lansing, Kansas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Best bar food I have had in my entire life. Excellent Italian restaurant with great service and wonderful flavor. It is a small restaurant and there were 12 of us so after waiting for 45 minutes we decided to just sit at the bar. The veal was excellent and the stuffed mushrooms with shrimp were out of this world.

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Staten Island, New York
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Just like that name is Historically it is no more.. the Italian Heritage is gone... No one knows the proper language of food, and pastry. The image of Italian delicacies are over in this area... All that is left are the flags that wave along the streets is Atwell Avenue. Do not be fooled in going there... NO authentic Italian... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Federal Hill is a place with too many overpriced low end Italian restaurants. There are also too many vacant store fronts and very limited free parking. The buildings are old and should have been torn down years ago.

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Pensacola, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a nice walk around the Federal Hill District before dinner. Plenty of restaurants and a nice area. We were surprised to learn Rhode Island was last of the original 13 states to ratify the constitution. Nice area for a walk and drinks/dinner.

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Providence, Rhode Island
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017

I am a Providence local. I know visitors often hear of this as a top Providence destination. Federal Hill is just a collection of a bunch of Italian restaurants. Come here for a specific meal, but don't expect to spend time wandering around the neighborhood. It's not terribly charming, and there's not much to do beyond going to a restaurant.... More 

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Buffalo, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017

Be sure to allow enough time to simply stroll or drive through before you choose a place to eat- there are so many great choices!

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Providence, RI
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

Aaaah, the good ol' days, before kids, when I would go out and stroll down Federal Hill on a Friday or Saturday night. Good for 20 and 30 somethings and bar hopping. Great food at almost every stop, also great bars too. A must see in any visit to Providence.

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Providence, Rhode Island
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

A lot of history in Federal Hill. Plenty of great placez to eat. Go to Camille's. Camille's was one of Elvis and Frank Sinatra's fave restaurants. Whenever they were in town they always closed the restaurant just for them.

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Providence, Rhode Island
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

If you love Italian foods, this is the place to go. The stores and restaurants offer some of the best Italian food around in every price range you'd want. In warm weather, enjoy strolling the area which is fairly small. Outdoor eating space or just for relaxing around the fountain.

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